News & Events


    Its Christmas time again, enjoy the season but do think about the risks to your dog from chocolate, raisins, nuts decorations and so on.  Read our newsletter for more details. click on this link for our newsletter – Drake News

  • Fireworks – Is Your Pet Noise Sensetive.

    Fireworks season – be prepared. November is Firework season again,  as always we see a large number of dogs which are sound sensetive and this can be a very difficult time for them. We are running clinics to discuss noise … Continue reading

  • We are an accredited cat friendly clinic.

    Gold Award As A Cat Friendly Clinic. As of February 2014 we have been accredited with the Gold level award as a Cat Friendly Clinic by the International Cat Care (previously known as the FAB).  We have worked hard to … Continue reading

Contact Us

See our Contact Us page for our appointment times and call Drake Vets on 01822 854 255 to book.

Welcome to Drake Vets.


The only independant locally owned small animal practice

in the Yelverton/Tavistock area.

At Drake Vets, we care for and treat your pets as though they were our own. After more than 30 years in the veterinary industry, our friendly and professional vets are hugely experienced and trained to the highest standard.
 Drake Vets has recently completed new premises, which opened on the 14th December 2010. 

We are proud to be the only  independant (non corporate) Small Animal Veterinary Practice in the Yelverton/Tavistock area.

Don’t leave your animal’s health in the hands of just anybody; visit one of Drake Vets veterinary clinics in Yelverton or Tavistock.

Pet care for your needs

Why choose Drake Vets for your pet care needs?

  • Friendly & professional vets
  • Independantly owned (not a corporate practice)
  • Branches at Yelverton & Tavistock
  • Free nurse clinics
  • Welcoming & relaxed environment
  • Free allocated parking at Yelverton surgery
  • Physiotherapy & acupuncture available
  • Ophthalmic Consultations
  • Full surgical facilities
  • Full diagnostic imaging facilities
  • Full dental facilities
  • Pet passports & micro chipping
  • Home visits available
  • 24 hour emergency service provided by the Drake Vets team
  • RCVS General Practice accredited
  • Cat only consultation times are available on a Tuesday afternoon,  please ring for information. (GOLD award as a cat friendly practice)

We treat

We treat most small animals and domestic pets including:

  • Cats (cat only appointment times available please ring for details)
  • Dogs
  • Birds
  • Rodents
  • Rabbits
  • Reptiles

Outstanding Value

Vaccination Packages.

Please check out our vaccination packages which off outstanding value for money. Simply click on the vaccination package tab at the top of the page for details of our puppy and kitten packages as well as booster and amnesty packages. 

Gold Award Cat friendly


We are accredited as a Gold Award Cat Friendly Clinic by the International Cat Care (formerly known as the Feline Advisory Bureau).   We are the only Gold level in Devon and Cornwall.

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