Vets in Hemel Hempstead | Open on Sundays | Companion Care

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We are now able to provide all our normal services but in the safest possible way. When you book your appointment our friendly team will explain what to expect at your visit. In response to government guidance, a face covering must now be worn when visiting us. Let's help keep each other safe.

Hemel Hempstead Companion Care

Daventry Retail Park
251 London Road
Hemel Hempstead

Telephone: 01442 500 260

Open Today 09:00 - 19:00

Opening Hours

  • Monday  - 
  • Tuesday  - 
  • Wednesday  - 
  • Thursday  - 
  • Friday  - 
  • Saturday  - 
  • Sunday  - 

Meet the team


John Hosking

Joint Venture Partner & Veterinary Surgeon

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After originally qualifying as an optometrist in South Africa in 1994 John returned to university and qualified as a vet in 2002. He has worked in various small animal practices in the UK before he started at the Dunstable surgery in 2006. John lives with his wife, 2 children and a menagerie of animals including dogs, cats, guinea pigs, chickens and some fish for good measure.

Dominic Stevens

Joint Venture Partner & Veterinary Surgeon



Jen Cotton

Veterinary Surgeon

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I started working at Companion Care in December 2018. Before finishing my first degree I performed as a vet assistant to several different practices in California. I studied Animal Science at Cal Poly Pomona and then came over here to study at RVC from 2014 to 2018.

Virginia Rega

Veterinary Surgeon

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I started working at Companion Care in April 2019 after working for Medivet in Watford for two years, I qualified in 2016 in Las Palmas de G.C. in Spain. I have two Dalmatians called Thor and Eire.

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Sonja Munz

Veterinary Surgeon


Claire Nuttall

Registered Veterinary Nurse

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I began my career as a bird keeper at London Zoo, and after a few years moved into animal welfare work. While working for the RSPCA I retrained as a Veterinary nurse, qualifying in 1999.

My interests lie in preventative healthcare and avian nursing.

I live with my three cats, Shirley, Rita and Brenda, and my aviary birds.



Lauren Hazell

Registered Veterinary Nurse

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I started working at Companion Care in September 2019 after working in hospitals since qualifying as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in 2017.

I have a big interest in Clinical Nutrition and I am currently working towards a Certificate in Small Animal Clinical Nutrition. 
I also run weight clinics here. 
I have two rescue dogs at home, a silver lurcher called Maggie and a JRT called Brian. 

Louise Edney

Student Veterinary Nurse

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Hello! My name is Louise. I joined the Companion Care team in 2018. I have a national Diploma in Animal Management and am now studying towards becoming a fully qualified Veterinary Nurse.

I live with my rescue Patterdale terrier, Charlie, who keeps me forever on my toes!


Sarah Lowe


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Hi! I have been at Companion Care since June 2018. As you can see from my picture I have a Dalmatian who keeps me busy. I also have an interest in horses having been around them since the age of 8.


Rebecca Prince


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I started working at Companion Care in July 2018, I have studied and received my Level 3 Diploma in Animal Management and previously worked with the RSPCA as an Animal Care Assistant. I have 2 dogs at home, my rescue Pippa and our little Penelope the miniature Dachshund! I also have an extremely naughty cat called Bruce.

Vicki Willett

Vicki Willett

Veterinary Care Assistant

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I started working at Companion Care in January 2019 after volunteering in the practice for about a month during my Level 2 Diploma in Animal Care and Management. I have now completed the Level 3 diploma in this subject. I have two French Bulldogs called Winston and Luna, who like to keep me busy at all times and a rescue rabbit called Clifford.


Faye Allen

Veterinary Care Assistant

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I started working at Companion Care in August 2019 I have a Level 3 Diploma in Animal Management and live with my 2 cats, a chunky tabby cat called Bandit & a cheeky rescue cat called Zorro.

Companion Care Hemel Hempstead is committed to bringing you affordable, high quality care via a modern, well equipped practice, including a lab, pharmacy, digital x-ray and ultrasound. Plus, on site car parking too!

The friendly team can't wait to meet all of their new clients!



  • Emergency cover
    Even if we are closed, we have your pet covered.
  • Operating Theatre
    An operating theatre with gaseous anaesthetic facility for surgical procedures.
  • Isolation Unit
    A special ward to care for animals with contagious diseases.
  • Blood Pressure Monitor
    Used to measure the range of blood pressure as a preventative treatment to identify early signs of systemic hypertension.

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  • Biochemistry
    Allows an assessment of the functionality of a patients organs.
  • Haematology
    Allows the assessment of a patient's blood and blood cells.
  • In-house Laboratory
    A range of analytical tests and equipment to assist in the rapid diagnosis of illness.
  • X-Ray
    Generates digital 2D images of bones and internal organs.
  • Hospital Ward
    Suite of custom-built kennels for the housing and monitoring of in-patients.
  • Dentistry
    The treatment and prevention of dental disease



10% off for NHS staff & members of the Armed Forces


Health Plans

Health Plan

Complete Care

From £8 a month
Complete peace of mind
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Health Plan

Complete Care Senior

From £17
A complete care plan for your 7+ year old pet's continued good health
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Starter pack protection

Best Start in Life

Our Best Start in Life starter pack includes everything they'll need from a veterinary perspective to grow up happy and healthy, from a microchip to their first vaccinations.
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Health Plan


Just £99
Vac4Life is a preventative plan following primary vaccinations

Out of hours

Vets Now Hemel Hemstead
1 Midland Road
Hemel Hempstead

Telephone: 01442 768 484

Standard Consultations before 10pm start from £135.50. Standard Consultations after 10pm start from £191.00.

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