Celebrate our amazing team with us this World Veterinary Day!


The Cherrydown veterinary team is here for your beloved pets, all year round, and despite the current circumstances remain committed to quality and excellence in everything we do – which is why we wanted to ‘paws’ this World Veterinary Day to say thank you By adapting our ways of working we’ve continued to provide the …

Puppy Development during COVID-19


Are you wondering how to safely socialise your new puppy during the coronavirus lockdown? We’ve put together a few tips for all new puppy parents. As we all do our best to stay safe and comply with the government’s lockdown restrictions, puppies are likely to have their primary vaccination course later than usual. This delay …

Easter 2020


With Easter coming up, our opening hours will vary from our usual times.     Fri 10th Sat 11th Sun 12th Mon 13th  Basildon 8am-8pm 8am-8pm 8am- 8pm 8am-8pm  Wickford Closed Closed Closed Closed  Stanford Closed Closed Closed Closed

COVID-19 and Pets


COVID-19 is much in the news, and some reports are based on fact, others speculation. We don’t have all the answers, but we do have some advice for you as a pet owner – or someone who spends a lot of time around pets – here’s what you should know: Currently, there is no evidence …

Frequently Asked Questions – COVID-19

In light of the current COVID-19 situation, we have pulled together a list of the frequently asked questions – which provide further information about the precautions all veterinary practices are taking to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus. Q: Are all existing appointments cancelled? A: Following advice from the UK government, Royal College of Veterinary …

Cherrydown Vets COVID-19 (coronavirus) 31 March update


As you’re probably aware, from our last update, we continue to monitor the situation and respond quickly to government advice and the professional guidance from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) and British Veterinary Association. As a result, we are focusing our efforts on the pets in urgent need of our care and are …

International day of happiness – how pets contribute to our Mental Wellbeing

Happiness day-cat and owner

The ongoing uncertainty surrounding the recent Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak will no doubt cause disruption to our usual routine and reduce the amount of social contact we have – preventing us from doing some of the things we enjoy which helps protect and maintain our mental wellbeing. With today, March 20, being International Day of Happiness, …