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Based in the Southside of Glasgow, Taylor Veterinary Practice will provide excellent Veterinary Care for your pet

Smithy House in Cathkin, Glasgow has been a place where animals have received care since 1826.

We continue this work providing care for all your pets - we don't just cater for dogs and cats all pets receive our best attention.

Taylor Vets is a large and growing Veterinary Practice with branches in Cathkin, East Kilbride and Clarkston, our depth of service and the experience of our 13 Veterinary Surgeons attracts clients from across Glasgow, Lanarkshire and Ayrshire.

Taylor Vets has been accredited as an RCVS General Practice - Small Animal Practice. This means that, in addition to complying with Core Standards, such as health and safety, hygiene and legal requirements and the provision of 24-hour cover, we also have access to a wide range of excellent facilities and provide our clients with high quality services.

Open 7 days a week and Bank Holidays*

As a Veterinary Practice we continually update to keep up with advances in the field of veterinary medicine; all our Veterinary Surgeons, nursing staff, receptionists and behaviourist undergo continuing education in order to keep up with the latest developments.

Our commitment to providing excellence with our clinical care:

  • Experienced and highly qualified Veterinary Surgeons
  • A team of fully qualified Veterinary Nursing Staff
  • A team of experienced receptionists
  • Dedicated Pet Insurance Administrator
  • In house laboratory
  • Mobile MRI Scanner
  • Veterinary Cardiologist
  • Veterinary Chiropractor
  • Veterinary Acupuncture
  • Fully equipped hospital

* Except for Christmas and New Year. Bank Holiday Veterinary Care is available to clients from other Veterinary Practices - Out of Hours charges will apply.

Our branches

Cathkin Hospital

Smithy House

East Kilbride Road

Cathkin, Rutherglen

Glasgow G73 5QU

Tel: 0141 634 3183

Clarkston Toll Surgery

5 Helena Place, The Toll, 

Clarkston, Glasgow 

G76 7RB

Tel: 0141 638 1606

East Kilbride Surgery

The Old Village Surgery

102 Main Street

East Kilbride

Glasgow G74 4JY

Tel: 01355 222791


Call 0141 634 3183 at any time and you will be advised what to do. A vet surgeon is available for emergency calls, 24 hours a day, every day.

Out of Hours

Treatment is provided by University of Glasgow Small Animal Hospital.

Further information


Prescriptions can be ordered by calling 0141 634 3183 and selecting option 4 for our pharmacy. 

Please allow 1 full working day (24 hours) for all prescription requests.