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3 practices, 1 aim: to provide your pet with everything they need to live a longer, healthier and happier life.
Stanhope Park Veterinary Hospital was established back in the 1950’s and, ever since, our dedicated and compassionate team has been is focused on providing your beloved pet the very best of care in a calm, friendly and professional environment.
Our veterinary surgeons continually strive to improve their knowledge meaning they can provide your pet with the most up-to-date and effective treatments. We have also invested in state-of-the-art equipment and we ensure our hygiene is indisputable.
It’s because of this that we are the only first opinion veterinary hospital within a 30 mile radius to be accredited by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.
The team are led by Micaela Wright, who is passionate about all things animal related. She dreamt of nothing but becoming a vet since the age of 5 and qualified back in 1994, becoming a partner of the hospital in 1999. In 2004 she successfully opened the Middleton-St-George practice and became the Principle in 2009, the Yarm practice followed a year later. Being passionate about providing the best possible care for their patients, Micaela and the team have most recently opened the new Cats and Exotics Clinic around the corner from Stanhope Road on Duke Street, in October 2016.
Micaela and her exceptional team are accredited members of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Practice Standards Scheme. Together they have achieved hospital status which is the highest standard a practice can reach.
If your pet requires specialised medical attention that our smaller practices cannot accommodate, we have a dedicated ambulance service which will safely transport them to our Stanhope Road Hospital, free of charge. We also provide an out-of-hours emergency service, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, from our Stanhope Road Hospital, so you know that should an emergency occur, you will still see a familiar face who has access to your pet’s medical history. Your pet will receive the ultimate package of healthcare whilst being a patient at Stanhope Park Veterinary Hospital. We look after all types of animals from dogs, cats, rabbits, and guinea pigs to chinchillas, rats, mice, reptiles and other exotic animals.
We know that your pets are an invaluable part of family life, and they are in safe hands here at Stanhope Park Veterinary Hospital. We promise to provide them with everything they need to live a long, healthy and happy life.