Goddard Veterinary Group - Walthamstow117 Grove Road
- Accredited under the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Practice Standards Scheme
- Complete healthcare for pets including vaccination, neutering, parasite control, dietary advice and weight management
- Comprehensive surgical facilities and fully equipped operating theatre including radiology
- Renowned referral services offered within the group for more complex cases
- Free pre vaccination consultations and health checks for registered pets at six and nine months of age
- Complimentary nurse consultations offered for advice and general pet care
- 24 hour care is provided 365 days a year by Wanstead Veterinary Hospital
3.2 Stars - 01-08-2016 - Ben3uk
The staff here are some of the best I've seen, but just something to be aware of: be careful of how they drive up the price. This time, it was my dog's booster injections. They added another £15 to the price they'd quoted me for a kennel cough vaccination that I didn't want, and the first I found out about it was when I was invoiced after the fact. The time before it was £45 for a tick medication for a specific type of tick that isn't found where I live, and they also gave a really hard sell (adding it to my invoice after I'd said twice I don't want it) on £50 worth of Feliway products this week. It's by far the best vet I've been to, but I feel like they play on how much we love our pets by giving them medication they don't need just so they can up sell. Just be careful and be firm when saying no!
Vet ResponseJeremy Robinson, General Manager replies: Firstly, thank you for the generally kind comments that you have made. I am sorry that you feel there may have been attempts to sell products that you do not need and am glad of an opportunity to address and clarify on this. Following the conversation you had with our nurse on behavioural issues it was recommended that Feliway would assist your cat to be more relaxed at home. The matter was concluded though the next day when you indicated that you did not want the product and so obviously, no charge was made for it. With regards to the advice on tick prevention, it was at a time when there had been an outbreak of Babesiosis, a serious disease spread by ticks, in the Harlow area .There are genuine reasons for concern that this disease, and the ticks which transmit, it may become more widespread in the Epping Forest area and elsewhere in the UK. In such circumstances, it would have been remiss not to give you such advice . Our vet who saw your dog for the vaccinations felt that the consultation went very well and that you were receptive to recommendations such as that Kennel Cough protection was worth having when a dog is going to be involved with a lot of socialising or likely to go into kennels or a sitters. I am sorry if we have appeared pushy in any way but out staff were merely giving the best available advice. I hope that I have allayed any fears that we would ever prescribe unneeded medication.
5 Stars - 14-06-2016 - Emily_C
I have been taking my 2 ragdolls to Goddard Vet in walthamstow since I got them. The vets and all the staff are excellent and make what is always quite a stressful trip much less so. Their genuine love of animals really comes across and I have no hesitation in whole heartedly recommending them
4.8 Stars - 23-05-2016 - Caroline
Little Gina my dog had dental surgery a few weeks ago. Both in the run-up to the surgery and in the aftercare all the staff have been very helpful and made both me & Gina feel at ease. The various procedures Gina would undergo were thoroughly explained and I felt she was really being cared for.
5 Stars - 13-01-2016 - Jo
Fantastic vet, all staff are friendly and professional. Saved my rabbit and recommend them to anyone.
5 Stars - 22-12-2015 - Sue
Goddards Grove road has been our vets for many years. We have a lovely vet Klaartje. She is a fantastic vet and easy to talk to and our nurses always take time to come out to say hello to Katie our Cavalier. Can not recommend Grove road highly enough.