Veterinary Group

It’s not just our patients we look out for, but the wider community too

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Welcome to Penrose Vets

When it comes to your pet, we know as well as you do that they are very much a part of your family.

They deserve the best treatment, lots of love and attention, and the chance to remain happy and healthy for as long as possible.

About Penrose Vets

We pride ourselves on being the only veterinary practice in Colchester to have veterinary and nursing staff on wards all night, every night of the year, caring for our in-patients.

Facilities at Penrose Vets

We have all the facilities required to ensure that your pet can be well cared for on-site.

So, whether your pet just requires routine check-ups and preventative treatment, or might need some more complex or investigative work at some point in their life, you can rest assured you’ve come to the right place at Penrose Veterinary Group.

Our Services

Treatment generally requires a combination of a number of services listed here and many more too numerous to mention. Here are some of the main treatments we offer…

Dental Care

Tooth and gum disease is the most common condition amongst domestic animals


Find out more about the benefits of neutering your pet

Diet & Feeding

Helping you to decide which variety of food is right for your pet

New Puppy or Kitten

Advice for a new puppy or kitten owner

Parasite Control

Protect your pet from parasites with regular safeguarding treatment


Don’t leave your pet vulnerable to nasty illnesses

Pet Microchipping

A simple microchip could reunite you with your pet if they ever get lost

Pet Health Checks

A health check for your pet is like an MOT

In An Emergency

After surgery hours, please call the practice number and listen to the automated message which will direct you to our out-of-hours provider Vets Now.

These professional and experienced vets and nurses are specialised emergency care providers.

What’s more, they are based at our Brinkley Lane practice, so you don’t have to worry about travelling to an unfamiliar location in an already stressful situation.

Vets Now are available every evening and weekend, all year round, so you know that there is always help on hand even after our normal practice hours.

In an out of hours emergency please call us on

01206 842 224

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