A little bit about us

History of Sandhole

EBT Dog on back Our practice has a long history and a strong reputation for providing the very best care to owners and pets alike. We're equally proud of both and we've come a long way, in every sense, since the business first began as Sandhole Vets on Birling Road, Snodland, in a small two up, two down end of terrace house that was open for less than an hour a day! 

The surgery moved to Sandhole Farm in October 1989, providing a full-time veterinary service despite employing just one vet, one nurse and one receptionist.

In the ten years that followed, the team grew to three vets, four nurses and two receptionists and so we simply ran out of room in the old farm outbuildings. We identified the site of the old Sandhole Farm shop as a good option, and duly bought the land. However it took four years to gain planning permission; requiring three applications, two planning appeals and the services of a planning consultant before we finally got the go ahead! 

Kitten with ball of wool

Sandhole today

The present Sandhole Veterinary Centre site opened on October 9th 2006 and we continue to expand - currently we have six​ veterinary surgeons, ​seven nurses, one kennel assistant, a Practice Manager, s​even​ receptionists and a crematorium manager. You can read all about them here.

Each of us is guided in everything we do by the Spirit of Sandhole, four core principles that shape every aspect of how we work. We promise that we will always afford both you and your pet:

 
Read more about the many ways we bring these values to life every day with every patient here.