Welcome to Goddard Vets Plaistow

Set within a parade of shops, our Plaistow branch has been serving the local community for over 40 years. Our friendly and enthusiastic team is always happy to assist their clients by offering helpful advice on pet health care and animal welfare.

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 Plaistow 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 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.

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.

Great news! We can now offer video consultations and online chat via Petsapp. Download now to connect with us, for more information click here.

740 Barking Road
E13 9LB
9am – 7pm
9am – 7pm
9am – 7pm
9am – 4pm
9am – 7pm
9am – 4pm
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Facilities & Services

Blood Testing



Diagnostic Imaging

Healthcare Plan – ProActive Pets


Nurse Clinics

Pet Insurance Information

Pet Microchips

Animal Health Certificates

Puppy Socialisation


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.

Angel Martin Fernandez MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

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Saira Carstens RVN

Registered Veterinary Nurse

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Anna Gabell RVN

Registered Veterinary Nurse

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Zulfa Uddin

Student Veterinary Nurse

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Neama Tawfik

Nursing Assistant

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Kimberley Hallam

Nursing Assistant

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Caroline Griffiths

Regional Manager

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Parking can normally be found in Inniskilling road and other side roads adjacent to the surgery. Beware of parking on the double yellow lines at the top of Inniskilling road as these are covered by the Bus lane camera!

There are short term parking bays nearby which are Pay for Parking by Phone.  Details of how to register for this are available here

Get directions

The nearest tube station is Upton Park.

Get directions

Buses 5, 115, 147, 330, all pass the surgery along the Barking road (Samson Street or Boleyn stop).