Welcome to Goddard Vets Dagenham

Established in the 1980s, our Dagenham veterinary practice is a trusted and familiar name in the local community. When you visit our branch, you can expect to see a team of dedicated professionals who have been with us for a long time.

Facilities and Services

Our Dagenham vet practice is equipped with excellent on-site facilities and equipment to deliver optimal healthcare for your pets. The highly trained team can conduct routine operations, x-rays, and assist you with obtaining an Animal Health Certificate. Additionally, they offer expert consultations and complimentary initial health check-ups for kittens and puppies.

Vet and Nurse Appointments

Click on the fee tab to see prices for our standard vet appointments and neutering. See Vet and Nurse appointments for more information on the types and length of consultations available in practice. Fees for other appointments and treatments are available by speaking with us in practice.

234 Oxlow Lane
Dagenham
Essex
RM10 7YX
Monday
9am – 7pm
Tuesday
9am – 7pm
Wednesday
9am – 12pm
Thursday
9am – 7pm
Friday
9am – 7pm
Saturday
9am – 12pm
Sunday
Closed
Standard vet appointment
£55
Follow up vet appointment
£50
Extended vet appointment
£80
Standard nurse appointment
£30
Dog neutering
From £235
Cat neutering
From £87
Dog initial vaccination
£72
Dog booster vaccination
£61
Cat initial vaccination
£72
Cat booster vaccination
£61
Prescription fee per item
included in medication fee (if dispensed in practice)
Prescription fee per item
£23.50 (for dispensing elsewhere)

How to Find Us

Our Dagenham vet practice is in the East London Borough of Romford. The surgery building is located just off Oxlow Road roundabout and is easily accessible by both car and public transport.

Parking and Accessibility

There are parking spaces available at a car park on Wantz Road, and the nearby 174 bus route which passes Oxlow Lane from the Heathway.

Please note this practice is located within the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ).

What to do in the event of an Emergency

If your pet requires medical attention outside regular hours, we have a few emergency pet hospitals based across London. The nearest emergency vet to our Dagenham surgery is Wanstead Veterinary Hospital, which is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. To book an urgent appointment, call 020 8989 7744. To ensure continuity for your pet’s healthcare, their medical history is available at every branch of our vet branches or hospitals, any time of the day or night.

Highest Standards of Veterinary Care

This branch is accredited by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS), following a diligent assessment the RCVS is satisfied that we maintain the highest standards of veterinary care and has also been awarded the internationally recognised Cat Friendly Clinic Status for our work in reducing the stress cats experience when attending veterinary practices.

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Facilities & Services

Animal Health Certificates

Blood Testing

Cat Friendly Clinics

Consultations

Dentistry

Diagnostic Imaging

Flea and Worm Treatment

Free Kitten & Puppy checks

Healthcare Plan – ProActive Pets

Neutering

Nurse Clinics

Pet Insurance Information

Pet Microchips

Puppy & Kitten vaccination course

Pet Vaccinations

Weight and Diet Advice

Wellness health screen

X-Ray

Meet the Team

Our network of branches and hospitals have the support of an experienced management team as well as administrative backup.

Laurence Behrens BVSc MRCVS [OV]

Veterinary Surgeon

Laurence Behrens BVSc MRCVS [OV]

Veterinary Surgeon

Laurence is originally from South Africa where he graduated as a veterinary surgeon in 2010. After working with small animals and some exotics for 7 years, he moved to the UK in 2017. Laurence’s passions are working with and advising owners on the correct husbandry of reptiles.  Laurence is an Official Veterinarian [OV] which means that he is authorised to issue pet passports and complete export health certificates.  Laurence was a breeder of Sphynx cats in South Africa and is proudly owned by two of these beauties, Calvin and Declan. He loves travelling and is looking forward to exploring the UK and Europe.

Dianne Searle RVN

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Dianne Searle RVN

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Dianne joined the practice in 1993, to later qualify as an RVN and she is also a qualified Pet Nutritionist. She is totally dedicated to animal welfare and often spends her spare time hand rearing abandoned puppies and kittens, and giving talks to schools and other groups. Dianne owns a Lurcher called Chester, a Slovakian rough coated Pointer called Flo as well as four cats and various parrots.

ISFM Cat Friendly Clinic Cat Advocate

Francesca Kerr

Nursing Assistant

Francesca Kerr

Nursing Assistant

Francesca joined the team at Dagenham in 2024. She has a qualification in FdSc Animal Behaviour and Psychology and has been working in a 24-hour hospital.  Francesca hopes to qualify as a Veterinary Nurse in the future. Francesca’s hobbies include horse riding, forest walks and spending time with friends and family.

Philippa Davis

Regional Manager

Philippa Davis

Regional Manager

Philippa joined the Goddard Group in 1999 and has seen it develop and grow over the years. Originally from a veterinary equine practice, Philippa now manages ten branches in the East London area. Philippa achieved her management certificate Cert B&PS in 1999 and her Certificate Veterinary Practice Management CVPM in 2013. Philippa lives with her husband, son and her rescue cats Duncan and Sydney. In her spare time, she enjoys volunteering projects, was an Olympic Games Maker in London 2012 and helps out at Saturday Park Runs. Philippa has a passion for photography and participates in many charity runs (as long as there is a medal at the end!).

Find Us

Our Address

234 Oxlow Lane
Dagenham
Essex
RM10 7YX
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