We are proud to run five extraordinary veterinary practices that offer the finest care and facilities at an affordable cost. At a young age I couldn’t find the care or treatment options that our family dog needed when he was ill. I came away from the vets thinking “there must be something more we can do”. Since then, it has been my commitment that people will not leave our practices with that same feeling.
Every day we offer the most practical, up to date medical care. It is both affordable and tailored to each individual animal. That way we know we are giving your pet the best possible care.
About our founder, Stewart Halperin BVM&S MRCVS
Stewart graduated in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Edinburgh in 1992 and completed an Internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at the University of Guelph Ontario Veterinary College, Canada the following year.
After working for some time in referral and emergency veterinary clinics in London, Stewart started his own practice that has grown into the Petcare Group in West London. In addition to acting as Director for the London-based surgeries, Stewart also runs the Bruton Veterinary Surgery in Somerset.
Stewart is a previous director of the London Veterinary Forum, which represents and advises some 250 veterinary surgeries in many aspects of Practice. Stewart has a further qualification in arbitration that allows him to carry out expert witness work. He is also veterinary advisor to Braidlock, an innovative healthcare company. Stewart regularly attends continuing professional education courses, both in the UK and abroad, to keep completely up to date with developments in veterinary medicine.
In April 2012, Stewart became one of the first vets in the UK to carry out Adipose derived Stem Cell transplants in a dog with osteoarthritis and now carries out the stem cell treatments for the group for dogs with arthritic conditions
Stewart is a veterinary author and regularly appears on BBC radio as an authority on veterinary topics.
Stewart is also a member of the following professional bodies:
- Royal Society of Medicine
- Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
- Veterinary Association for Arbitration & Jurisprudence
- British Veterinary Association
- Chartered Institute of Arbitration, by dissertation
- British Small Animal Veterinary Association