Bolton Horwich Veterinary Surgery

Companion Care Vet Surgery
Inside Pets at Home
Middlebrook Retail Park


  • Highly experienced vet professionals
  • Owner-managed surgeries so that you get to know your team
  • Modern equipment and extensive facilities
  • Full range of treatments from health checks to emergency operations
  • Complete convenience - open 7 days a week, plus extended hours!
  • Inside Pets at Home: a one-stop shop, with parking too!
  • Value for money

Opening times

Day Opens Closes
Monday 9:00 am 7:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am 7:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am 7:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am 7:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am 7:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am 5:00 pm
Sunday 11:00 am 4:00 pm

Clinic reviews

2.2 Stars - 22-08-2019 - Sharon daly

1.2 Stars - 16-10-2018 - Ellie

4.6 Stars - 22-12-2017 - Dr Dee

When registering with a vet I was warned, avoid a franchise. Many years later my partner and I are still taking our two rabbits to the Companion Care Vets surgery in Middlebrook, Bolton. One of our bunnies is currently very poorly, and has had issues with her bowels on and off through the years. Rabbits are notoroiusly hard to treat, and using a vets that is a rabbit expert is essential. The team at Companion Care in Middlebrook always are open to give us advice, and take an honest and caring approach to treating the bunnies, no matter how incredibly busy they are. I highly recommend the vets to new clients and old, whether owning cats, dogs, rabbits or other beloved creatures.

4.8 Stars - 01-12-2017 - Compassionate and caring

After 14years, having my dog PTS was extremely distressing. The staff were compassionate, caring and extremely sympathetic.

5 Stars - 20-11-2017 - Jane

An excellent practice where I have confidence that my pets will always receive the best possible care. The nurses go the extra mile to ensure your pets are as comfortable as possible. Also open weekends with no additional consult charge.

2 Stars - 07-08-2015 - Emma

Adopted a stray cat. Vet stated cat needed all teeth removing at a cost of £700. Got a 2nd opinion, only needed two teeth removing and some root canal. Companion care prepared to remove full set of teeth from a young cat. Be wary.

Vet Response

I am sorry to hear that you were not happy with the service you and your cat received at our practice. It must have been a relief for you when your cat ended up with considerably less extractions than originally estimated. However, I would like to point out that under no circumstances would our vets ever extract any teeth that can be saved. But it is not possible to assess a cat's (or dog's for that matter) dental health and the number of teeth that need extracting for definite prior to a thorough examination under general anaesthesia, as it involves probing the depth of the pockets between the cat's gum and teeth. We therefore tend to err on the side of caution when providing a dental estimate and estimate for the worst case scenario based on the clinical examination of the conscious pet. This means there won't be any negative surprises following a full dental examination under anaesthesia, and in many cases, like in yours, less extractions than originally estimated are required. As a response to your review we will include written information to this effect with future dental estimates to prevent any misunderstandings.

5 Stars - 31-01-2015 - Emma

Once again fitted me in straight away and were amazing! Absolutly love this vet and the care they have for my cat!

5 Stars - 14-11-2014 - Emma Crimin

I love this vet! So happy i went with them and everyone there is really nice. Thank you for all your help with my cat Jerry especially one nurse but im sorry to say i dont know her name she was amazing!

2.4 Stars - 15-09-2014 - Becc84

4.6 Stars - 02-06-2014 - Pat Ikin

I have been registered with the surgery for about 15 years. The vets at Horwich have recently been treating my elderly dog for kidney failure and arthritis. They have made his last months more comfortable and given him a better quality of life. Sadly he has just passed away but he was treated with dignity and compassion which was greatly appreciated

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