A Little About Who We Are!

Our Mission

Gortlands Veterinary Clinic (GVC) provides a full range of high quality, safe and value for money preventative, diagnostic, medical and surgical services for small animals in a modern, fit for purpose premises, delivered by staff who are committed to meeting and where possible exceeding the expectations of all our customers who entrust their pets to us.

Our Values

Put the patient and customer first – We are always conscious and appreciative of the trust you place in us to look after your pets. Everything we do is dedicated to the satisfaction of present and future patients and customers.

Our History

"Our veterinary practice has established itself amongst the local community and now provides care to thousands of pets every year. It was started by Mr H.G.Browne MRCVS in 1968 as a mainly large animal practice. Mr. S. G. Morrow MRCVS developed it further in the 1980’s and moved it to the current location in 1990’s. Mrs. V. Browne MRCVS took over the small animal side of the business in 2000 and continues to practice."


We treat everyone with respect and dignity, and we value different backgrounds, cultures and viewpoints. We equally respect your right to privacy & confidentiality.


We are honest, consistent and professional in every facet of our behaviour. We communicate openly and directly and our word is our bond.



We rely on team working at all levels of our operation. The contribution that each team member makes is vital and valued and we believe we only succeed with and through our staff operating as one team with a shared passion for providing high quality Veterinary care.


We believe that good is not good enough. We are committed to excellence in all we do and are equally committed to becoming the best we can be and to providing the best service and care we can provide. We believe it is what all our patients and customers deserve.