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About

  • 24 hour veterinary support
  • Accredited small animal hospital
  • Dedicated team of experienced vets

E.C.Straiton & Partners

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E.C.Straiton & Partners are an enthusiastic, committed team of vets with a passion for providing excellent veterinary care in a friendly atmosphere. Our long-standing and loyal clients are testament to our dedication to consistently delivering the highest levels of service and professionalism.

We are proud to be an RCVS accredited small animal hospital at our Penkridge practice and to provide a fully equipped branch in Rugeley for your convenience. Supported by our experienced, qualified nursing team, E. C. Straiton and Partners offer a 24 hour care service with Out of Hours Emergency Care provided by our own vets at Penkridge – offering you peace of mind when you need it the most. We are available for routine and referral small animal procedures and are comprehensively equipped for equine treatment with hospitalization facilities.

Established in 1942 by the late Eddie Straiton, the veterinary practice has progressed and built on Eddie’s legacy. The original ‘TV Vet’, Eddie is renowned for his broadcast and writing career; offering advice and educating the public on TV, Radio and via his numerous books. He also acted as an advisor when the novels of his great friend, J.A.Wight – better known as James Herriot – were brought to life in the much-loved series ‘All Creatures Great & Small’.

News

14th June
Our vet John is cycling from Bristol to Bordeaux over 4 days. Have a look at his donation page to see why! https://mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/johnscotton1#donationSummary Here's hoping that all the training pays off! 800 Km in 4 days is going to be a massive challenge, and risks an extremely sore tail end! but it's for a great cause ... Read more >
13th April
Bird Flu - update As of today 13/04/17, the requirement to keep poultry housed or completely enclosed in netting will be lifted... Read more >
7th December 2016
Avian Influenza - Protection Zone Created Avian Influenza, more commonly known as bird flu, mainly affects birds... Read more >
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