Welcome to Goddard Vets Ilford

Situated on the outskirts of Ilford Town Centre, is our Ilford branch. This practice has been serving the local community for many years and became part of the Goddard Veterinary Group in 1990.

Our long-standing dedicated team are familiar faces to their patients and clients and strives to provide the best possible care.  Elena, our veterinary surgeon also has a keen interest in both the medical and surgical treatment of exotic animals. The practice has the advantage of being able to provide free parking (costs will be reimbursed) for clients at the Ley Street car park across the road.

The practice is fully equipped to care for you and your pet with our excellent on-site facilities, allowing blood testing, x-rays and operations to be performed. Please see the additional services we offer below.

In the event of a veterinary emergency or if your pet is unwell out of hours our Hospitals offer your pets a dedicated emergency service and the reassurance of knowing we are open 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year. The closest hospital to our Ilford branch is Wanstead Veterinary Hospital call 020 8989 7744. For your peace of mind and for continuity of care, your pet’s medical history is accessible in any of our branches or hospitals any time of the day or night.

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.

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.

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159 Ley Street
9am – 7pm
9am – 7pm
9am – 12pm
9am – 7pm
9am – 7pm
3pm – 5pm
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Facilities & Services

Blood Testing

Cat Friendly Clinics



Diagnostic Imaging

Healthcare Plan – ProActive Pets


Nurse Clinics

Pet Insurance Information

Pet Microchips

Animal Health Certificates

Puppy & Kitten vaccination course


Wellness health screen


Meet the Team

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

Elena Pedretti DVM MRCVS [OV]

Veterinary Surgeon

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Maariyah Patel RVN

Registered Veterinary Nurse

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Karis Reid

Nursing Assistant

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Claire Breslin

Nursing Assistant

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Philippa Davis

Regional Manager

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Parking is available in the multi storey car park opposite the practice and is reimbursed by us to the value of free parking for one hour.

Get directions

Ilford train station is a ten minute walk from the surgery.

Get directions

Bus number 169 stops nearby to the surgery.