Welcome to Goddard Vets Hackney

Here you will find our friendly and dedicated team on hand to take care of all your veterinary needs. Your animal's welfare is our top priority, and you can feel confident you’ll receive the highest standards of care at this practice. 

Facilities and Services 

Our practice in Hackney is well-prepared to provide excellent care for your pet, offering comprehensive on-site facilities for services such as blood testing, x-rays, and surgeries. For a detailed list of our services available at our Hackney veterinary practice, please scroll to the bottom of this page.

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.

5-7 Well Street
Hackney
London
E9 7QX
Monday
9am – 7pm
Tuesday
9am – 7pm
Wednesday
9am – 7pm
Thursday
9am – 7pm
Friday
9am – 7pm
Saturday
9am – 4pm
Sunday
Closed
Standard vet appointment
£59
Follow up vet appointment
£54
Extended vet appointment
£80
Standard nurse appointment
£30
Dog neutering
From £295
Cat neutering
From £98
Dog initial vaccination
£87
Dog booster vaccination
£69
Cat initial vaccination
£95
Cat booster vaccination
£69
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 Hackney practice can be found in the bustling centre of Hackney. This branch has been operating since 1978, and since undergone extensive refurbishments and extensions to make room for all our visitors on two legs or four. 

Parking and Accessibility 

If you’re travelling to our Hackney practice via car, there is meter parking, as well as pay and display parking available for clients in the parking bays at Mere and Well Street. You may also find parking spaces in the Lidl car park that is further up Well Street. Alternatively, if you are travelling via train, London Fields is the nearest rail station, being only a short walk away.  Bus No. 26, 48, 55, 106, 254 and D6 also make stops close by. 

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

What to do in the event of an Emergency 

In the event of an emergency, or if your pet is unwell outside the practice hours, then we have an emergency vet hospital that can provide urgent assistance. Our veterinary hospitals are open 365 days of the year, 24 hours a day. The closest hospital to our Hackney practice is the Wanstead Veterinary Hospital. They can be contacted on 020 8989 7744. For your peace of mind, and continuity of care, your pet medical history is accessible from all of our branches, at any time. 

Highest Standards of Veterinary Care 

Our Hackney practice 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. Additionally, this branch has 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

Certificate Holders & Advanced Practitioners

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.

Benjamin Love BVSc MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

Benjamin Love BVSc MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

Ben graduated from The University of Bristol in 2021 with a degree in Veterinary Science and Pharmacology and joined the team at Hackney in 2023. Ben hopes to bring a high level of energy to veterinary practice and enjoys working closely with clients to find the best solutions for their animals. Ben joins Goddard Veterinary Group from a busy 24/7 hospital and he aims to build on his skills to become a well-rounded clinician. In his free time, Ben enjoys music and art – recommendations are always welcome!

Sophie Cotgrove BVetMed MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

Sophie Cotgrove BVetMed MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

Sophie graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2021 and joined the team at Hackney in 2024. Sophie loves cats and dogs, and all small furries (rats have a special place in her heart). When Sophie isn’t working she loves to knit and crochet

Sarah Vaughan RVN

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Sarah Vaughan RVN

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Sarah graduated in New Zealand in 2011 where she worked as a medicine specialist nurse. Sarah has two cats back in New Zealand and misses them dearly. She is looking forward to exploring Europe whilst she is living in the UK.

ISFM Cat Friendly Clinic Cat Advocate

Meghan Silva RVN

Veterinary Nurse

Meghan Silva RVN

Veterinary Nurse

Meghan is a Registered Veterinary Technician in Canada who is now living and working in London as a Registered Veterinary Nurse. Her interests in the field include anesthesia as well as imaging and radiology. Meghan’s favourite part of her job is seeing patients recover and reunite with their families.

Claire Smith RVN

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Claire Smith RVN

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Claire has worked for the Goddard Group since 2006, originally at the hospital in Wanstead and following a break for maternity leave worked at various branches before joining the team at Hackney. After completing her ANA in 2009, Claire went on to complete additional training courses before gaining her RVN qualification in 2018. Claire has fostered many stray cats, one of which she ended up keeping (Breezer) who was later joined by Mona a stray kitten that she nursed back to health. In her spare time, Claire enjoys looking after these two cheeky characters and her young family.

Jaimee Giauzzo

Student Veterinary Nurse

Jaimee Giauzzo

Student Veterinary Nurse

Jaimee started as a volunteer at the Hackney branch and due to her keen interest in pursuing a career as a nurse joined the team. After working on reception for a while Jaimee is now studying for her veterinary nursing diploma.  Jaimee has three cats of her own – Lennon, Harrison and Ringo, has a keen interest in cat behaviour and really loves caring for the inpatients at the branch.

Mairéad Browne

Nursing Assistant

Mairéad Browne

Nursing Assistant

Mairéad joined the team at Hackney in 2020 after studying Animal Management at Writtle College  Mairéad has two cats of her own, Minky and Diego, an abandoned kitten who has now found his forever home.

Charlotte Evans

Nursing Assistant

Charlotte Evans

Nursing Assistant

Charlotte joined the team at Hackney in 2022.  This is her first job in the veterinary industry but Charlotte has ambitions of qualifying as a Veterinary Nurse in the future. Outside of work, Charlotte likes to crochet, play tennis and most of all to spend time with her little kitten.

Kevin Gouveia

Nursing Assistant

Kevin Gouveia

Nursing Assistant

Details to follow

Kelly Ramirez

Nursing Assistant

Kelly Ramirez

Nursing Assistant

Details to follow

Caroline Griffiths

Regional Manager

Caroline Griffiths

Regional Manager

Caroline has over 20 years experience working in managerial roles within the veterinary and hospitality industries, and she joined the Goddard Veterinary Group in 2019. Caroline has a passion for developing business and supporting individuals and teams to maximise their own potential. Outside of work creativity is her main focus with stained glass, print making, painting and drawing on the list of many hobbies. Caroline lives in West London and she enjoys the energy of the city but also the opportunity just to relax with her two adorable cats who are credited for her move into the veterinary industry.

Find Us

Our Address

5-7 Well Street
Hackney
London
E9 7QX
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