Ashbourne: 01335 342227
Uttoxeter: 01889 597228
Wirksworth: 01629 823034


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All our practices are equipped with the latest operating and treatment facilities and our emergency service is available 24 hours using only our own vets

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Tuesday 9th January

Our branches will be closing at 5pm for staff training on Tuesday 9th January. In the event of an emergency, please call us on the usual number as our on-call vet will be available 24 hours.

Wirksworth Telephone Fault

Our Wirksworth practice are currently experiencing intermittent problems with their telephone line. An engineer is working on the fault but if you are unable to get through on the usual number, please call our Ashbourne surgery on 01335 342227 who will be happy to help, book appointments or relay any messages to the Wirksworth team….

Vet and Nurse vacancies in Derbyshire


Interested in joining our team? We’re looking for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon and a Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) to join us on a full-time permanent basis. Please click here for more information and for details of how to apply. But be quick, closing date for applications is Friday 15th December 2017.

Senior Pet Wellness Month

November is Senior Pet Wellness Month! We all want a long and healthy life for our pets and, as they age they need extra care and attention. When they reach around 8 years old they are considered to be “senior” and their lifestyle and needs will start to change. Your pet may become less active,…

Dental Month – September 2017

Dental Month 2017 September is Dental Month at McMurtry & Harding and we have some great offers available on a range of dental treatment and products, including: FREE Veterinary Nurse Dental Checks FREE Dental Care Packs 15% off all Dental Products Up to 50% off with Fixed Price Dental Procedures: General Anaesthetic, Scale & Polish –…

Missed your vaccinations?

Missed your annual vaccinations? If your cat or dog has missed their annual vaccinations they could be vulnerable to serious diseases. Vaccination is necessary in order to provide protection against life threatening diseases such as distemper, hepatitis, parvovirus and leptospirosis. It can also be used to protect against kennel cough which although rarely life-threatening, can…

Pet Blood Bank

Could your dog save a life?   Pet Blood Bank is a charity that collects, processes and supplies canine blood. Thanks to their dog donors, over the past 4 years they’ve been able to supply more than 10,000 units of blood to veterinary practices and have helped save many thousands of dogs’ lives. They are…

Veterinary Careers Evening

Thinking of a career in veterinary care? We are holding a careers evening at our Ashbourne practice on 24th May, starting at 7:30pm. You’ll be able to meet and chat to some of our own vets and nurses, listen to a talk about becoming a veterinary surgeon or nurse and we’ll also be able to advise you…

Could you be part of our administrative team?

We have an exciting opportunity at our Ashbourne site for an Adminstrator. The role is a full-time permanent position, with an immediate start date available. Please click here for more information and for details of how to apply. But be quick, closing date for applications is Monday 15th May 2017. SORRY, APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION…

Bank Holiday

Our surgeries will be closed on Bank Holiday Monday. However, please remember that we offer a 24 hour emergency service using our own vets, so we’re always on hand to help when you need us. Just give us a call. Also, if you think you may need a repeat prescription or may run low on food over the…