Our Services

Book an online appointment 

Online advice appointments are for guinea pig owners who have questions or need extra advice. The Guinea Pig Vet can answer questions about:

  • Housing

  • Diet

  • Behaviour

  • Non-urgent healthcare concerns

  • On-going treatments

  • Possible treatment options

Online advice appointments are not appropriate for:

  • Urgent or emergency cases - Please visit your local vet.

  • Definitive diagnosis

  • Prescribing medication

Online appointments will be done through Zoom and appointments must be booked 24 hours in advance. Once you have booked an appointment, you will receive an email with a link to your online advice appointment. 

If you would like your guinea pig to receive a physical examination by The Guinea Pig Vet, please ring

+44 01629 55666 for an appointment. A physical examination of your guinea pig will be required for diagnosis and treatment. 

Find Us

To make an appointment call 

+44 01629 55666

Derwent Valley Vets

Boat House Inn,

110 Dale Road,




By Appointment Only:


The Guinea Pig Vet's Consulting Times work on a two week rotation.

Rota A: 

     Tuesday:         10.00am - 9.00pm 

     Wednesday:    8.00am  -  2.00pm

     Friday:            10.00am -  7.00pm

     Saturday:        8.00am  -  4.00pm

Rota B:

     Monday:           8.00am -  2.00pm 

     Thursday:        8.00am -  2.00pm

     Friday:             8.00am -  2.00pm


Out of Hours Provision

Derwent Valley Vets are available to see guinea pigs during times outside of the specified hours listed for The Guinea Pig Vet.

Please ring                                  for an appointment*.


*(In some cases The Guinea Pig Vet may be available outside of normal consulting hours)

Out of hours emergency provision is provided by:

Vets Now at any of their surrounding clinics. In order to contact out of hours provision,

+44 01629 55666

+44 01629 55666.

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