5 Wakefield Terrace, Bessbrook, Co. Down, BT35 7DA

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At Bessbrook Veterinary Clinic our areas of expertise covers all companion animals including dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, birds as well as exotics such as snakes and reptiles, and chelonians such as tortoises and terrapins. All pets are cared for in a modern, well-equipped environment where the welfare of our patients is our primary concern.

About Us

Bessbrook Veterinary Clinic is part of the McCartney Vets group which operates clinics in Ireland and includes NOAH (North Dublin Orthopaedic Animal Hospital) Baldoyle, Malahide Veterinary Clinic and Amylara Veterinary Clinic in Artane, Dublin. The clinics are owned and operated by Dr Billy McCartney MVB, Dipl ECVS, DSAS (Orth), C Eng, MIMeche, FRCVS. A RCVS & ECVS Recognised Specialist.


We provide the widest range of the most up to date methods and practices in order to treat your pet over their lifetime. Our services include the following:

Bessbrook Vet offers a range of services and diagnostic facilities. Some of our patients are also pet influencers used to promote our products.
Some patients volunteer as pet influencers to promote our products.
  • Vaccinations
  • Surgical procedures including routine neutering, cryosurgery and specialist orthopaedic and soft tissue surgery all carried out in dedicated operating theatre where each patient is assessed prior to undergoing surgery and anaesthetic agents chosen accordingly
  • Cardiology including long term management and supportive care
  • Dentistry (advanced techniques are also available)
  • Micro-chipping
  • Dietary advice
  • Specialist Prescription Food
  • Health profiles including geriatric profiles
  • Fertility management
  • Pet passports
  • Therapeutic grooming
  • Cat boarding
  • Pet Cremation

Diagnostic Facilities

Across our 3 practices we offer a vast array of diagnostic facilities to enable our vets to provide a fast and thorough throughput of cases. Our facilities include the following:
  • dog in scrubs
    We have an extensive range of services and diagnostic facilities available for the care of your pet.
  • CT Scan
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Haematology and biochemistry blood test analysers
  • Serology and hormone assays
  • Microscopy / Skin scrapes, hair plucks, blood and vaginal smears
  • Endocrinology
  • Ultrasound
  • Blood Pressure Measurement
  • Arthroscopy
  • Cryosurgery
  • Oncology
  • Cytology
  • X-ray including myelogram
  • ECG
  • Endoscopy
We encourage that where possible, our clients have pet insurance as vet bills can be expensive particularly if your pet has complicated health problems that require long term care and management. Pet insurance also means we can fully investigate any health issues your pet may have using all the range of diagnostic facilities we have access to and offer the most up to date treatment that veterinary medicine can provide.

In case of emergency

Please Contact Cross Vets. See details at www.croosmaglenvets.co.uk