Vets in Derby | Open on Sundays | Companion Care

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Derby Companion Care

Inside Pets at Home, Meteor Centre
Sir Frank Whitle Road
DE21 4SY

Telephone: 01332 836 824

Closed Now

Need emergency care? See out of hours information.

Opening Hours

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

Meet the team

Jason Davidson

Jason Davidson

Partner & Head Veterinary Surgeon


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I qualified in 1999 from the University of Pretoria in South Africa. In my first ten years as a Vet I have been fortunate to have worked in small and large animal surgeries in both South Africa and the UK and also done a small amount of wildlife work. I always knew that I wanted to run my own practice and I jumped at the chance to take on Derby Companion Care in 2005. In the years that I’ve been here the team has gone from strength to strength. I work with a very dedicated nursing and reception team. I have two dogs, Nugget and Chilli. I like to spend my spare time with my beautiful wife and two daughters and I enjoy walking, running and cycling in the Peak District.

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Dawn White

Veterinary Surgeon


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Dawn graduated from the Royal Veterinary College London in July 2009, then went to work at a small Animal veterinary practice in Grimsby before joining Derby Companion Care team in January 2011. Dawn enjoys the variety in the animals she sees and the challenge of working up cases. Dawn has a particular interest in Rabbits and she enjoys the company of her own two Rabbits called Ginny and Harry.

In her spare time she loves to read fictional books especially mysteries, visiting the cinema, and often attempts a bit of gardening.

Diana Roman

Diana Roman

Veterinary Surgeon


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Diana graduated in 2006 from USAMVBT in Romania and has been working for Companion Care since 2015. She did an internship at a vets in Italy between 2011 and 2013. Diana has a keen interest in cases involving surgery and general medicine. She has 2 dogs, 2 cats and a ferret back home in Romania and is interested in nature and cooking.

Jen Morgan

Veterinary Surgeon


Mel Freeman

Melanie Freeman

Head Nurse and Practice Manager


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Mel qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 2001 and joined Companion Care in 2015. She has 9 years experience working in Emergency and Critical Care. Mel has gained her ISFM Certificate in Feline Nursing and has a passion for cats. She has several cats of her own including Betty, Jack, Richard and Jeff.

Leighanne Sims

Leighanne Sims

Registered Veterinary Nurse


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Leighanne qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in June 2017 and joined Companion Care Derby in October 2018. Leighanne has three cats at home - Purr, Woof and Roar.

Rebbecca Singleton

Becki Singleton

Student Veterinary Nurse

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Becki joined Companion Care in the summer of 2017. Becki is in her 2nd year of college, studying to become a Veterinary Nurse. Becki has 3 dogs – Lola the Lab, Dolly the Puggle and Ruby the Cockapoo. She also has 3 rabbits – Oreo, Harley and Quin. In her spare time Becki enjoys walking her dogs.

Laura Bennet

Laura Bennett

Student Veterinary Nurse

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Laura joined Companion Care in August 2018 after working for Pets at Home for 9 years. Laura has a cat, a dog, a rabbit and guinea-pigs at home. Laura is a Student Veterinary Nurse and is working hard to become a Registered Veterinary Nurse.

Olivia Dwyer

Olivia Dwyer

Veterinary Nurse


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Liv qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in 2018 and joined Companion Care Derby in November 2019. Liv has a real passion for exotic pets and has chinchillas, an angora rabbit and a long haired hamster at home.

Victoria Simpson

Victoria Simpson


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Victoria has worked for Companion Care Derby since October 2018 after previously working at Pets at Home. Victoria had a real passion for animals and has three dogs and rabbits at home.

Molly Rice

Client Care Advisor

Olivia Major

Client Care Advisor

Welcome to Companion Care Vets Derby. I am Jason Davidson the Joint Venture Partner of the Derby surgery. Please explore the site to find out more about your local Companion Care Vets in Derby. 



  • 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.

Show more services

  • 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



Puppy & Kitten Package only £65!

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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 at Night
Riverside Road
DE24 8HX

Telephone: 01332 678333

Out-of-hours emergency consultation fees start from £147 before 12am and £192 after 12am. Any necessary treatment or medication administered by the emergency service will be charged in addition to the emergency consultation fee.

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