Your local, independent vet in Dorchester

Dorchester (Poundbury)

Mon to Fri 8am – 7pm

Sat8am – 1pm

Sun10am – 12pm

Open for consultations, operations and medicine collection by appt only.

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Your local, independent vet in Weymouth


Mon – Fri9am – 6.00pm

Sat & SunClosed

Open for medicine collection by appt only.

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Welcome to Castle Vets in Dorchester and Weymouth

Trusted, local, independent vet care.

We are an independent vet specialising in small animal care in the heart of Dorset. Our vet clinics are based in Dorchester (Poundbury) and Weymouth and we serve all the surrounding villages from both our branches.

Our friendly and very experienced vets and nurses are here for you seven days a week. We offer comprehensive, modern facilities with ample parking.

We offer open clinic, appointments and a 24 hour emergency service so you can see us whenever you need to.

Join us on PetsApp today!

We are proud to announce that thanks to our various wonderful technology partners we have rolled out our text based chat app.

You can use the app to talk to our team about general enquiries, for making medication requests and for booking appointments. We also have the ability to provide video consultations when needed.

We think this will be an essential addition to our ongoing service through these difficult times and in the future.


Meet just a few of our happy owners and their pets!

A good professional service
Always friendly and try to ensure you and your pet are looked after.
Excellent service. Vets obviously love the animals and deliver the best care.
Special thanks to the vet and nurses for looking after Molly my beloved border collie in her final hours , being with her as she past on was so important , very caring and professional team .
Very pleased with treatment our cat received very kind would recommend this practice to anybody
Would be nice if a bench was provided in the car park to sit on. As our appointment was running late and we weren't in a car because Maisie Pearce doesn't like getting in cars. Staff were excellent though.
Good vets, they were really caring when we had to put down my muns dog. Sad times
Honest friendly great service and no pressuring sales techniques like some chains locally 👌
Did lots of homework about vets before relocating to Weymouth and Castle Vets came out top for us. We made the right choice because the vets here have been superb when needing to visit with the feline member of our family.
Just picking up flea treatment for our 7 month old kittens. But very friendly and willing to chat and show interest in what happened to our cat who died, which I appreciated.
Lovely people friendly service
Totally professional and compassionate vets made a very hard time easier with their support with our tess
Communicated and were responsive, not used their services with a visit yet...
Yes we have just moved vets to Castle Veterinary Clinic Weymouth and are very happy that we did Buddy our Westie was made so welcome and he was happy with his treatment
Kind friendly staff. Clean and well equipped. Good vets who care for their patients!
We are new to the area and have had nothing but kindness and professionalism from the vets
I've got a puppy who needed his vaccination, they responded very quickly
Parker can certainly be a bit of a handful at times the staff are always brilliant with him no worries of leaving him there.Always so incredibly friendly and empathetic no matter how big or small a problem. I'm always confident in they're knowledge and wisdom.
Amazing vets always been there for my animals especially Gill always try to have her for my fury friends she was excellent when i had to say good bye to my Joe Joe dog and now she takes care of my two I have now. All the vets i have seen have been brilliant keep up the good work team
Absolutely lovely people. So caring, update you. My Pup loves them all. Have complete confidence leaving my pets with them.
Always amazing service. Quick & swift action removed a 2.5 cm piece of hawthorn from my dogs foot! 😬😬😬 Great vets, highly recommend. 🐕😻🐕😻
Our cat has used this place for a good couple of years. He hates it. I don't think that's a reflection on the quality of service, he just doesn't like being checked over. The staff have been lovely. I think their charges are reasonable. I'm sure the cat will continue to use them all of his medical needs.
Amazing care of my guinea pigs can't fault them Giles the vet was fab two weeks ago and explained everything in minute detail regarding my very small Piggie put me at ease
Helped us recapture cat when basket broke open outside!
Been going there for more than 20 years with various cats. Wouldn't go anywhere else. They are brilliant