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 an 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 graduated from Bristol University in 2012 and joined the Downs Veterinary Practice the following year. She has completed a three year period of study for the BSAVA Post Graduate Certificate in Small Animal Medicine which she gained with a distinction. Jenny is also an RCVS Recognised Advanced Practitioner in Small Animal Medicine. Jenny has a keen interest in all areas of feline and canine internal medicine to complement the existing surgical referral service.

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.