We are primarily a small animal practice.  This means we mainly treat dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, ferrets and small caged pets.  Several of our vets have developed an interest in other species.  Robin Creighton also sees poultry cases (e.g. domestic chickens, ducks, geese) and Annaliese Leslie, reptiles such as tortoises, snakes and lizards.  Both are supported by their colleagues to carry out the pet’s treatment plans.
 
Exotic Pets:
We do not have any veterinary specialists but are willing to treat any species for first aid and emergency care.  However, if you have an ‘exotic’ pet we will often recommend you seek veterinary treatment from an ‘exotics’ practice.  
The nearest practices to Braintree offering specific exotics treatment are:
·        Southfields Veterinary Specialists, Laindon: www.southfields.co.uk ; Tel: 01268 564664 (Vet: Daniel Calvo Carrasco)
·        Lawton and Stoakes, Harold Wood: www.vets.uk.net ; Tel: 01708 384444 (Vet: Dr Lawton)
·        Tari Vets, Shenfield: www.tarivets.co.uk ; Tel: 01277 213005 (Vet: William Lewis)
·        South Beech Veterinary Surgery, Wickford: www.southbeechvet.co.uk ; Tel: 01268 560660 (Vet: James Lloyd)
 
RCVS Find A Vet listing: 
There are only a limited number of vets with either RCVS certificates, Advance Practitioner status or are Specialist vets in Zoological Medicine.  To search for this please visit the RCVS Find a Vet website and used the advanced search option to select vets’ qualifications and species treated, click here.