Ark Veterinary Centre

Decades of trusted care

Telephone: 01206 572410

14 Church Lane, Lexden,
Colchester, Essex. CO3 4AF

Trusted vets in Colchester

Whether your pet is poorly or needs a routine check, our friendly team at Ark Veterinary Centre in Colchester will give both you and your pet the support and attention you need.

We look after animals of all sizes from cats and dogs to small furry friends such as rabbits and guinea pigs.

With more than 100 years’ experience between us, you can be reassured that your pet is in safe hands whether requiring routine or emergency procedures.

We are open seven days a week and Bank Holiday mornings – providing a service that is unequalled in the local area.

We even have our own ambulance, providing pet transport as well as FREE* animal food and drug deliveries to your home. Plus we have puppy parties and a pet grooming parlour.

At Ark, we’re a place of sanctuary. We’re proud to be independently owned and not part of a large corporate chain – it means we can give your pet personal attention and trusted care.

Register your pet with usbook an appointment or request a repeat prescription – our team will be happy to help.

*Conditions apply.

Opening hours: 8am to 6.30pm Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 12 Noon Saturdays, 24/7 - 365 day emergency service

Client testimonials

Cookie the dog

"My Cookie dog was up and about the following day after his neutering and dew claw removal. 

Blue the cat

“The wonderful staff at the Ark have saved my beautiful kitty Blue twice in recent months.

Henry the Sproker Spaniel

“Fantastic team. Big thank you to all staff who have treated Henry (Sprocker Spaniel). 

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