Here at Market Veterinary Centre we are proud to be part of the local community. We sponsor local schools, sports teams and support local animal charities, we also enjoy fundraising at a variety of local events.

vets get engaged!


Congratulations to two of our vets, Turlough and Serena on their engagement at the weekend, we are all so pleased for you and wish you all the best for the future as Mr and Mrs Adley [read more]

Its Tapeworm Time!

It’s Tapeworm Time! We recommend that all horses should receive a prophylactic tapeworm test or treatment once or twice a year in the autumn and /or spring according to risk.  Whilst we can easily identify tapeworm eggs if they are present in a faeces sample for your horse, this is not a very accurate method of diagnosing if your horse needs a tapeworm treatment.  Tapeworms only shed eggs… [read more]

firework advice for pets

Fireworks! Don’t forget to prepare your pets for the firework season.

A lot of dogs and cats are frightened by the noise and sight of fireworks and the firework season seems to last longer each year. Now is the time to start thinking about and preparing for the firework season. Dogs and cats can show their fear in different ways, they may cower and try to hide or try to run away or escape. They may soil the house when they wouldn’t normally. Dogs may bark… [read more]


Meeting; Optimising Fresh Cow Performance

   - Wednesday 2nd November The Bell Inn, Chittlehampton, 12:30 - 2:30 pm, Lunch provided. Join us for an informal discussion of transition cow management and optimising fresh cow health and performance. We will discuss the importance of managing transition cows to minimise the risks of com-mon post calving problems and maximise their performance. We will also look at how some of the prod-… [read more]

nursing success

Nursing Exam Success

Congratulations! Ruth & Poppy have both worked so hard - we are proud of their achievements. For more information on Poppy's  achievements please visit: Veterinary Care Assistants Level 2 Diploma For more information on Ruth's achievements please visit: Isfm Feline Nursing Courses             [read more]

horse health week

Horse Health Week

Week commencing: 26 September 2016 ‘Taking care of small things makes a big difference ’ is the theme adopted for Horse Health Week 2016. The aim of this week is simple: to demonstrate and explain the way in which small changes to your horse care routine can make a big difference to their horse’s health. Most horse owners know the importance of having a routine in terms of caring for their… [read more]

dave flather

Winner Of Our Summer Photo Competition

Announcing the WINNER of our Summer Competition: Dave Flather — Congratulations! We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of you that entered your pets, and a special thank you to Lynne at K9 Focus for judging.   [read more]

Wedding celebrations

Wedding Celebrations

Congratulations to  Richard & Kate on their Wedding.  "Wishing you joy, love and happiness as you begin your new life together." [read more]


Ticks - Competition Time

Recent research reports that one third of dogs in the UK are found to be carrying ticks but did you know ticks also live on other animals too? This includes wildlife. Meet Harry the hedgehog. Harry was bought into Market Vets by a member of the public who found him nearby. He was weak, lifeless and appeared to be quite dehydrated. The vet examined Harry and found a potential cause to his symptoms… [read more]

Fun for everyone!

A Date For Your Diary!

South Molton Carnival Fun Saturday 24th September 2016 in the centre of South Molton The parade moves off at 6.00pm on the 24 th September 2015 The Program for the day will be as follows (TBC); 12.00noon – Crowning of the Carnival Queen From. 4:00pm – Assembly of the Parade in Southley Road From 5:00pm – Judging of the entries From 6:00pm the Parade moves off. The Carnival Parade will start… [read more]