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.


Pilton Green Man Festival

Joins Us For This Year’s Green Man Festival on Saturday 16 July! It’s a great day out - come along and soak up the atmosphere! As usual, the Green Man Parade 2016 will leave The Square, Barnstaple at 11am on Green Man Saturday, this year 16th July, and, led by the Town Crier Tom Evans and the Samba Band, will proceed along Barnstaple High Street, across Pilton Causeway and up Pilton Street to… [read more]

Rabbit Awareness Week 18th - 26th June 2016

For more information on how best to look after your rabbit book your FREE Rabbit Health Check during Junes rabbit awareness week.  It is important to understand the needs of your pet rabbit to ensure you are providing the right food, environment and socialisation for them as well as essential vaccinations. Diet  Rabbits are 'fibrevores' because fibre is absolutely essential for their dental,… [read more]

pet wellness scheme


Our Vets have created these comprehensive wellness plans with you and your pet in mind. We have taken the utmost care to include all the preventative care services we believe are essential for maintaining your pet’s health and happiness while keeping your budget in mind. We know that early detection is the key to preventing and managing many diseases and reducing costly medical bills. By… [read more]

Private & Pre Movement TB Testing Service

We can confirm that Market Vets are still providing Pre Movement Testing & Private testing where required.Please telephone 01769 572176 for any future appointments TB Testing Update It is now common knowledge that the contract for TB testing nationally has been awarded to XL-Farmcare Ltd. Under the terms of the new contract practice income from TB testing would fall by 36% (>£40,000)… [read more]

Post Graduate Certificate in Small Animal Surgery

Huge congratulations to Craig for passing his Post Graduate Certificate in Small Animal Surgery (PG Cert SAS) Three years of study were involved in Craig obtaining this qualification. The certificate recognises a greater knowledge and ability in dealing with common and more complex surgical procedures. [read more]

Book Online Facility

Welcome to our Online Pet Portal! New clients can register and, if required, make an initial appointment with the vet Existing clients can use the Pet Portal to book appointments and see health reminders and upcoming appointments for their pets. Existing clients will need to have a current mobile number registered with the practice before they can start using the Online Booking service. If we… [read more]

Many Congratulations to Kate Stevens!

Many Congratulations to Kate for passing the General Practitioner Certificate in Small Animal Medicine -GP Cert (SAM) (European School Of Veterinary Postgraduate Studies) [read more]

The 'Snip & Chip' Campaign

Cats Protection are currently running a ‘snip and chip’ drive which allows owners to have their cats neutered and microchipped for just £10.Contact cats protection to see if you are eligible: 01271 860787 [read more]