Medivet 24 Hour Watford

01923 243429

4.5 /5
167 reviews

237 St Albans Rd, Watford, WD24 5BP

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Main entrances at front and back of practice. Private car park at rear via Cecil Street. Free street parking.

Our practice is open as usual and we're here to help. Please call to book a Covid secure appointment.

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Opening Hours

Open 24 hours, 365 days a year

We’re here for you 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We have internal round-the-clock care at our 24-hour practice.

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Responsible Pet Ownership

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    Your vet in Watford

    Our 24-hour hospital in Watford provides your pet with the best possible care 24 hours a day. Our team understand your pet's a beloved family member, and we're pleased to offer a full range of services and facilities, from dentistry to keyhole surgery.

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    Orthopaedic referral service

    We’re proud to offer an orthopaedic referral service for pets in the local area.

    Our experienced orthopaedic surgeon, Andrea Centinaro, is highly skilled in advanced surgery. So you can rest assured that your pet’s in safe hands.

Practice facilities

  • Disability Friendly
  • Free Client Parking

Meet the team

Andrea Centinaro

Partner and Veterinary Surgeon

Andrea Centinaro

Partner and Veterinary Surgeon

I am originally from Italy, where I studied at the University of Bologna before moving to the UK. I started working in a busy charity and then joined the Medivet family at Watford. I have always loved surgery, and achieved a Postgraduate certificate in Small Animal Surgery in 2015 and an Advanced PG Certificate in Orthopaedic surgery in 2019. Outside work I love travelling and sports in general such as climbing and kayaking. I also have a very sweet cat at home called Marcella.

Candice Rubiera

Partner and Veterinary Surgeon

Candice Rubiera

Partner and Veterinary Surgeon

I qualified from Liverpool University in 2007 and went on to gain my Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice in Small Animal Medicine in 2014. I am one of the main consulting vets in Watford but also perform a lot of ultrasounds and imaging. I really enjoy talking to owners and helping their pets when they come for a heath check or if they're poorly. I know personally how much our pets are part of the family; my daughter and I dote on our two rehomed stray cats, Sebastian and Pulga.

Emily Goodband

Veterinary Surgeon

Emily Goodband

Veterinary Surgeon

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Pablo Jimenez Hernan-Gomez

Veterinary Surgeon

Pablo Jimenez Hernan-Gomez

Veterinary Surgeon

I qualified in 2008 in Madrid, Spain. I’ve been at the practice for five years and am interested in internal medicine and surgical skills. I’m currently doing a certificate in imaging, and plan to follow this with a qualification in CT imaging. In my spare time I like travelling and doing Zumba. I also have a 10-year-old shit-tzu called Pancho living in Spain.

Vincent Moreta

Veterinary Surgeon

Vincent Moreta

Veterinary Surgeon

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Tiago Borges Mota

Veterinary Surgeon

Tiago Borges Mota

Veterinary Surgeon

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Kornelia Laszloova

Night Veterinary Surgeon

Kornelia Laszloova

Night Veterinary Surgeon

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Krzysia Malkiewicz

Night Veterinary Surgeon

Krzysia Malkiewicz

Night Veterinary Surgeon

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Jess Bennett

Head Veterinary Nurse

Jess Bennett

Head Veterinary Nurse

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Donna Saunders

Veterinary Nurse

Donna Saunders

Veterinary Nurse

I qualified as a nurse in December 2003 and gained an ISFM certificate in feline friendly nursing in 2015. I love working with all animals and treat every patient that comes into the practice as my own. I have five lovely cats of my own called Rodney, Paddy, Milo, Mini P and Minty. I also have a hamster and budgies. All my pets were rescued as strays from Medivet.

Liz Cockings

Veterinary Nurse

Liz Cockings

Veterinary Nurse

I've worked for Medivet since 2006 in various roles, and qualified in early 2013. Since then I’ve completed extra training in surgical nursing and wound management. Outside of work I enjoy archery, baking and crafting. I also have a jumper-loving pet chihuahua cross Chinese crested called Badger.

Hollie Walker

Veterinary Nurse

Hollie Walker

Veterinary Nurse

I’ve been at the Watford practice for five and a half years. I’ve previously worked with both small animal practices and with horses. I also have a level three diploma in Animal Management. In my spare time I love horse-riding and dog walks. I have a dog called Harley (a labrador cross bernese mountain), a horse called Red, three rabbits and four guinea pigs, all of which are rescues.

Roberta Bellusci

Student Veterinary Nurse

Roberta Bellusci

Student Veterinary Nurse

I joined Medivet three years ago and am currently in my second year of studying to be a registered nurse. I joined the Watford practice two years ago after finishing my studies at the Berkshire College of Agriculture where I studied farm animals and exotics. At home I have a cat called Scoochies.

Becky Wallis

Student Veterinary Nurse

Becky Wallis

Student Veterinary Nurse

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Maria Massida

Student Veterinary Nurse

Maria Massida

Student Veterinary Nurse

I qualified from the College of Animal Welfare in Animal Care. I've previously worked in a care home as a care assistant. In my spare time I enjoy watching movies and going out for walks.

Kieran Taylor

Student Veterinary Nurse

Kieran Taylor

Student Veterinary Nurse

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Emma Harris

Student Veterinary Nurse

Emma Harris

Student Veterinary Nurse

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Bob Dawson

Night Student Veterinary Nurse

Bob Dawson

Night Student Veterinary Nurse

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Kate Musk

Night Student Veterinary Nurse

Stefana Todirasc

Kennel Assistant

Stefana Todirasc

Kennel Assistant

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Rhiannon Murphy

Student Veterinary Nurse

Rhiannon Murphy

Student Veterinary Nurse

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Olivia Daniels

Patient Care Assistant

Olivia Daniels

Patient Care Assistant

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Kirsten Cope

Night Patient Care Assistant

Kirsten Cope

Night Patient Care Assistant

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Charlotte Winter

Night Patient Care Assistant

Charlotte Winter

Night Patient Care Assistant

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Sophie Atkins

Client Care Assistant

Sophie Atkins

Client Care Assistant

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Anna Byrne

Client Care Assistant

Anna Byrne

Client Care Assistant

I’ve been at the Watford practice for a year and am really enjoying my role. I’ve worked in sales for years, but wanted a change and love working with animals. At home I have a lurcher called Rusty.

Jennifer Hillas

Client Care Assistant

Jennifer Hillas

Client Care Assistant

Before joining Medivet I worked in credit control. I then began working with animals at a cattery and have been at the practice for two years now. I also recently gained a diploma in Feline Behaviour and Psychology. At home I have two cats called Nala and Kiera.

Vicki Gardner

Head Client Care Assistant

Vicki Gardner

Head Client Care Assistant

I previously nursed for three years, before deciding to move to reception in a client facing role. I enjoy working with clients and getting to know them and their pets. At home I have two dogs, a cat, a bearded dragon and two horses.

Hannah Scanlan

Client Care Assistant

Hannah Scanlan

Client Care Assistant

I previously worked with horses for five years, then moved into finance before joining Medivet as a Client Care Assistant. I love animals and have three rottweilers at home called Rex, Lola and Rosie.

Reviews

4.5 /5
167 reviews
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Google
5.0/5
Apr 16, 2021
Google Medivet 24 Hour Watford Verified User
Always caring! And Copper loves them !!!
Facebook
5.0/5
Apr 13, 2021
Facebook Medivet 24 Hour Watford Verified User
I would definitely recommend Medivet, everyone is so lovely and take their time, you never feel rushed and I love that they are open 24/7 so you don't have to worry about going elsewhere for an emergency evening or weekend apt.
Google
5.0/5
Apr 13, 2021
Google Medivet 24 Hour Watford Verified User
The vets are amazing, we have been in multiple times with an ongoing skin condition and instead of just giving antibiotics, they decided to try something less invasive to start with. This has been amazing for my dog, she has returned to her puppy like self even at the age of 10 1/2. The other members of staff at the vets are just so lovely and never make you feel stupid for not knowing the answer to a question. Or in my case asking too many questions. Cannot rate this vets highly enough and even though I don’t live in walking distance anymore I will always use them.
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5.0/5
Apr 12, 2021
Google Medivet 24 Hour Watford Verified User
I’ve been going here since I moved to the area 13yrs ago and have always been more than happy with them. Everyone is so friendly and great with all animals. I’ve been with rabbits, cats, dogs as well as found animals, and even my bitiest of cats was handled with care!
Google
5.0/5
Apr 10, 2021
Google Medivet 24 Hour Watford Verified User
Very helpful and the pup is really getting to know my pup
Google
5.0/5
Apr 8, 2021
Google Medivet 24 Hour Watford Verified User
Always friendly and helpful. Great to know there is always someone there, at all hours, to help with any emergencies, or advice over the phone when you need it.
Google
5.0/5
Apr 5, 2021
Google Medivet 24 Hour Watford Verified User
Very efficient and excellent treatment of our cat at 10:30 appointment.
Google
5.0/5
Mar 30, 2021
Google Medivet 24 Hour Watford Verified User
Everyone at Medivet was GREAT!! They did a wonderful job looking after my rabbit, doing his operation, looking after him before and after, and keeping me and my daughter informed! I am really really grateful! Thankyou so much everyone xx
Google
5.0/5
Mar 29, 2021
Google Medivet 24 Hour Watford Verified User
My cat was happy upon collection. The service is always friendly and swift :)
Google
5.0/5
Mar 18, 2021
Google Medivet 24 Hour Watford Verified User
Extremely pleased how they treat my pet and also the pos operative visits ,I had some concerns after spaying my little girl and straight away they reschedule to see her .Team is extremely caring with pet and owner .thank you for the care provided to my Cookie
Facebook
5.0/5
Mar 17, 2021
Facebook Medivet 24 Hour Watford Verified User
All staff friendly and made me feel easy that my cat Hugo was well looked after. Excellent. Team
Google
5.0/5
Mar 15, 2021
Google Medivet 24 Hour Watford Verified User
Staff are always lovely and helpful