Barton Lodge Veterinary Centre

1 Midland Road
Hemel Hempstead


  • Winners of VetHelpDirect bestUK vets 2013
  • Offering high quality and good value veterinary care for your pets
  • Experienced team of vets and qualified veterinary nurses
  • In house treatment including Emergency Service
  • On-site laboratory for rapid results
  • 24hr in house emergency service
  • Large free car park situated next to practice


Pet Health Plan

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Opening times

Day Opens Closes
Monday 8:00 am 7:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am 7:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am 7:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am 7:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am 7:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am 5:00 pm
Sunday Closed Closed

Clinic reviews

5 Stars - 11-01-2017 - nicola

2 months ago my cat became very ill, and it seemed we were looking to say goodbye at the age of 7. sarah and sonia cared for my cat, investigating all possibilities. I am pleased to say that she has fully recovered due to their care, as well as the rest of the team. Every phone call and visit my pet is remembered by all the friendly staff. Thank you so much for all your hard work in helping make daisy better, everyone that works there are amazing and probably doesn't realize by doing the job that you do so well changes so many peoples lives. Thank you x

5 Stars - 04-12-2016 - LOH

Caring, helpful and friendly service helping our family to decide best options for our poor ill cat Ginger. End of life service carried out professionally and compassionately. I can't thank Barton lodge vets and staff enough.

5 Stars - 07-11-2016 - Sharon

I arrived distraught at Barton lodge six months ago with my much loved cocker spaniel Jazz who was diagnosed with diabetes by another practice in town but we're unable to offer me the support and information I required at that time. Straight away Roger took the time and patience to explain diabetes to us and go through all our options leaving me knowing my precious jazz was in safe hands.Then my husband suffered a heart attack so I was running between vets and hospital for awhile. We were handed over to Sonia who's support and care for both Jazz and us has gone above and beyond any expectations of a vet. Today I have a stable happy diabetic dog and a healthier husband. I feel blessed to have found the dedication, support and care of all the staff at Barton Lodge. I know that with their continued help and care I can hopefully enjoy many more years with my beautiful Jazz. And Jazz actually enjoys her visits to the practice as she is always treated with genuine love and affection.

Vet Response

We are all delighted that things are going well for Jazz. There have been some tough times and it is good to know that there's been a good outcome. Thank you for your generous words about the practice. We really appreciate them.

5 Stars - 13-08-2016 - helen

Big thank you to this excellent vets for looking after Mabel (formerly Noodle)who hitched a ride in someone's car and found herself in Hemel Hempstead-walked into an industrial unit and very Kind Carrie took her to Barton Lodge Vets who incredibly kindly looked after her until we found her via Facebook. Thank you somuch for looking after her. Moral of this story there are lovely people out there and remember to update the chip address when you move house.:))

Vet Response

We are truly delighted that Mabel has found her way back to her owners. It's an amazing story and thank you for sharing it plus such kind words.

4.8 Stars - 14-04-2016 - Heidi

I have a very old Staffy dog ( 14years), who recently tore the cruciate ligament on his leg. I was very worried about getting the procedure done due to his age. Roger and his team took the time with me, and my three children to show with models, what he had done to his leg and how they could repair it. After much consideration it was done. My dog is recovering so well. The procedure was carried out efficiently and the wound itself is very neat and tidy. They even shaved his leg with a very neat line! ..With all the staff you can tell they are passionate about their work and really love and look after your animals whilst in their care. I am so pleased I had this procedure carried out and hopefully my Old Aged Pet with have a few more happy and comfortable years ahead of him ,and for that I am eternally greatful to everyone at Baron Lodge.

4.8 Stars - 29-03-2016 - Harry

I brought my dog in at deaths door two days later he was going home.Thank you

5 Stars - 04-12-2015 - Penny

I can't thank Barton lodge enough for the care and support and compassion they have shown towards our beloved ruby

5 Stars - 03-12-2015 - Adrian Cleland

I want to thank entire team at barton lodge, you've made my daughter very happy the way you looked after her dog. We are very grateful to you all. Thanks again and we will definitely be returning in the future A++++++++

5 Stars - 29-11-2015 - Helena Zakrzewska-Rucinska

We want to thank the team at Barton Lodge Vets Centre, particularly Holly and Amy for their diligence and perseverance as it took them over two and a half weeks to track us down through a maze of websites, after discovering Sylvie the cat had a French microchip. Sylvie was one of a litter of three kittens we rescued in France, and brought back to London for re-homing in April this year.  We could not bear the idea that these beautiful, lively balls of fun would be drowned by a family who believe animals don't count (thus speaks a committed vegetarian!) Below is the advertisement we put up for Sylvie in London, which produced nearly a hundred replies: Six month old female kitten looking for a loving home We rescued Sylvie in France from being drowned by a local farmer. and brought her back to London a few weeks ago.  She is six months old, has her own passport, is microchipped, and fully vaccinated. Sylvie is white with tabby ears and tail and soft as velvet.  She is still quite timid but when she trusts you she'll sit on your lap, purr, and let you stroke her. Sylvie would probably prefer  a quiet home loving home We took the kittens to their new homes to double check on the owners - offering to have them back if they decided the kitten wasn't for them. Last Friday, the 20th November 2015, we were amazed to receive a phone call from Holly saying that Sylvie had been handed in to Barton Lodge Vets Centre which is so far away. Although we will never know the full story : we gather that Sylvie had five kittens, and was then given away to a new home in Hemel Hempstead. Clearly they didn't want her either. Sylvie is still just as described in the ad, but is settling in with us back in London, and possibly remembers her early months here. She certainly enjoys following her big ginger stepbrother Baby, or " The Dude" as he is known, around the house, but at some point we'll have to decide whether to find her another permanent home, or keep her as part of the team, because soon we'll have to get back to France : the farmer's cat will be giving birth any day.

4.8 Stars - 12-11-2015 - Sue

Thanks to all the staff for looking after my dog Max when he had his operation. The care and attention he received was brilliant. People often ask me why I go to Barton Lodge as they charge more than other vets but I tell them that I am perfectly satisfied and wouldn't change. The staff and vets are amazing!

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