Ark Veterinary Centre

Decades of trusted care

Telephone: 01206 572410

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

Memories of loved pets

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On Saturday 22nd September it was a very sad day for all the family. After 12 years we had to say goodbye to Junior (Junes). He was my best friend, faithful companion and protector. He was such a character and will be greatly missed by us all....

Nipper Read

Nipper May 2000 to 20th July 2018

Nipper has been a big part of our life for best part of 18 years, since we found him in a rescue centre in the latter part of the year 2000 and his passing has left an enormous hole.

His big...


We said goodbye to Bryer on the 18th August 2018. My wife and I were in tears for the whole weekend. We will miss the sound of her tail thumping on the ground whenever she saw us looking at her and the big slobbery hugs she would give whether...

Honey Sharp

Very sad day Saturday 26th May 2018 when we had to say goodbye to our beloved Honey after 13 and a half years of love and devotion. A wonderful companion who loved being with people, she loved being cuddled by the grandchildren and never showed...

Troy Beesley

We had to say goodbye to our lovely boy on Wednesday 4 April. 

He always lived life to the full. Always happy and always pleased to see people. 

I hope Troy you are in a happy hunting ground where you can chase bunny rabbits...


A big Thank you to all at Ark 

Billy was put to sleep on Friday 1st December 2017, after an amazing 14 1/2 yrs he will be greatly missed by the whole family. He was an amazing companion to us all, he was also my personal shadow, where...

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