News & Events

  • Vets Deliver Health Plans

    Health Plan – Vets Deliver. Spread the cost of your pet’s vaccinations and parasite control over the year with some fantastic savings with our new Vets Deliver Health Plan. Rather than having to remember to come in to collect your … Continue reading

  • Consultations and reopening

    As of March 2022 we have begun re opening our doors and restarting face to face consultations in a drive to get back to normal. We still require face coverings inside the building and if you don’t have one we … Continue reading

  • Recruitment

    We are currently seeking a new veterinary surgeon to join our team. Please see the recruitment tab on the main screen for details.

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.

At Drake Vets, we care for and treat your pets as though they were our own.

We are proud to be the only  independent (non corporate) Small Animal Veterinary Practice in the Yelverton/Tavistock area as well as one of only 3 in the Plymouth area.


You can visit either our main site in Yelverton or our new branch practice in Tavistock. Call us now to book an appointment or visit us.


24 hour emergency service available with our own Veterinary Surgeons and Nurses. Out of hours, call our normal number 01822 854255.

Pet care for your needs

Why choose Drake Vets for your pet care needs?

  • Friendly & professional vets
  • Independently owned (not a corporate practice)
  • Branches at Yelverton & Tavistock
  • Free nurse clinics
  • Welcoming & relaxed environment
  • Free allocated parking at Yelverton and Tavistock Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Consultations
  • Full surgical facilities
  • Full diagnostic imaging facilities
  • Full dental facilities
  • micro chipping
  • Home visits available (not currently due to covid)
  • 24 hour emergency service provided by the Drake Vets team
  • RCVS General Practice accredited

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