About us

About us

The Downs Veterinary Practice is an RCVS accredited small animal practice boasting state of the art equipment and facilities. We offer convenient and friendly veterinary care for local pet owners and also provide a veterinary referral service for practices across the South West.

Our facilities

From left to right: On-site MRI Scanner. Fully equipped operating Theatre. Twenty-four hour care for patients.
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We have an on-site MRI scanner for our small animal referral practice Our referral practice includes a fully equipped operating theatre We have 24-hour care facilities for our patients


Our staff:

Damien Bush

Damien Bush MA VetMB CertSAS MRCVS

Damien founded the Downs Veterinary Practice in 2003. He has since taken a varied surgical referral caseload from vets across the Southwest. His main interests include non-routine spinal disease and reconstructive surgery. He became a RCVS Recognised Advanced Practitioner in Small Animal Surgery in 2015. Outside of work, Damien enjoys cricket with his two sons, mountain-biking and winter sports.

Jenny Boyd BVSc MRCVS

Jenny graduated with a distinction from the University of Bristol in 2012 and joined the Downs in January the following year. She enjoys the varied caseload and has a special interest in internal medicine. She is currently studying for the postgraduate qualification of Advanced Practitioner in Small Animal Medicine. When not working, she enjoys planning DIY projects, skiing, and of course spending time with her two cats Beau and Bear.

Statutory Information

The Downs Veterinary Practice Limited is registered in England, number 05412181, at Oake House, Wellington, TA21 9LR.

Contact Us

For more information, please refer to the details of our referral practice for vets or see our contact details, including out of hours service.