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Announcing the Best UK Vet 2019…

Ladies and Gentlemen, we are now ready to make the announcement! For 12 months, veterinary practices across the UK have been asking their clients for reviews, good or bad (although hopefully most were good!). These are added up once a year, and the practice with the most 4* and 5* reviews wins an award, which VetHelpDirect sponsors. In addition, there are awards for the runners up, and for certain specific categories - for example, Best Equine Practice, Best Northern Irish and Best Scottish Practice. But it’s the main prize that our practices compete for… Is your practice on the list? Now you can find out, because we can announce that the Best UK Vet 2019 is…
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Best UK Vets 2017 – Awards Ceremony!

A quick update for everyone on the Best UK Vets 2017 Award - earlier this week, we held the Awards Ceremony for Penmellyn Vets’ St Columb Major clinic. The practice had gathered nearly 900 excellent reviews in the previous 12 months, and easily came out on top to win the overall Award! To recognise excellence in veterinary customer service, Susie Samuel (founder of VetHelpDirect, who sponsor the Awards) made the long journey down to Penmellyn in Cornwall. Despite the weather, she and some of our team were able to be there to present Penmellyn with a trophy, certificate and a specially commissioned cake.
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Best UK Vet Awards 2017 – the Results are In!

You may have seen quite a bit about the Best UK Vets Awards recently (especially if you follow our Facebook page!). What are the Best UK Vet Awards? It is vital for people to know which businesses offer the best customer service - and when we’re entrusting the health of our pets to them, it’s doubly important. So, we sponsor these Awards, which are now in their fifth year. The way it works is very simple:
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Blacks Vets – Best UK Vets 2015 Award Ceremony

Blacks Vets – Dudley Hospital Veterinary Practice in the West Midlands has been crowned the Best UK Vets 2015 thanks to the outstanding reviews left online by their clients. With 262 reviews of four or five stars, Dudley Vets topped the review charts of all 3500 vets on and Any-UK-Vet directories over a 12 month period. [caption id="attachment_4214" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Winners Best UK Vets 2015 Blacks Vets Winners Best UK Vets 2015 Blacks Vets[/caption] Chosen by pet owners themselves, the Best UK Vet Awards, are a genuine reflection of the excellent client and patient care provided by UK vets. Comments from Dudley Vets’ clients online include: · “They have always been there when I've needed them & have gone beyond the call of duty so many times.” · “Fantastic service and always friendly to us as humans and as animals.” This is our third year of judging this Award, the team was overwhelmed by the growing number of reviews left on vet practice websites. It shows that owners are increasingly turning to the internet to say online what they were saying aloud! This in turn demonstrates the growing significance of an online reputation for vet practices looking to promote their business. Blacks Vets commented: “We are absolutely thrilled to have been voted Best UK Vet by the pet owning public. The team here work incredibly hard in our Accredited Veterinary Hospital, staffed by our own nurses and vets 24/7, 365 days a year, to meet the needs of our clients, constantly striving to improve pet care in our local area. To be recognised by our clients for the veterinary care, surgical and referral work we do, as well as the day to day preventative care in our Healthy Pet Club means everything to us. We are so very privileged to have fantastic clients and pets who have taken the time to nominate us, thank you so so much, we are truly overwhelmed.” Blacks Vets have already featured in the local press If you are a pet owner and would like to help others find a good vets you can leave a review here VetHelpDirect. If you are a veterinary practice and would like more information on the Best UK Vets Award, please email In the Photo, from left to right John O'Flynn MRCVS MVB Cert AVP (Dermatology), Blacks Vets, Girlish Thakral MRCVS BVSc AH Cert VC, Blacks Vets, Brian Hogan MRCVS MVB Cert SAS, Blacks Vets, Valerie Marsh, Practice Manager, Blacks Vets, Simon Gubbins MRCVS MVB, Blacks Vets, Susie Samuel MA VetMB MRCVS, Founder
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And the Winner of Best UK Vet 2015 is… Blacks Vets in Dudley, West Midlands

We are delighted to announce that the Best UK Vet Awards have been judged and the winner is Blacks Vets - Dudley Hospital Veterinary Practice in the West Midlands. With over 262 4 and 5 star reviews on its website, Blacks Vets, Dudley Hospital topped the review charts of all 3500 vets on and Any-UK-Vet directories. Chosen by pet owners themselves, the Best UK Vets Award is a genuine reflection of the excellent client and patient care provided by Blacks Veterinary Practice over the last year. In second place were Blacks Veterinary Practice Oldbury and in third place were Streatham Hill Veterinary Surgery in Streatham Hill. Good honest reviews are an excellent way to help pet owners find the best local vet. They also show your vet what you value about their practice!
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