Opening Hours

Opens Closes
Monday 09:00 18:30
Tuesday 09:00 20:00
Wednesday 09:00 18:30
Thursday 09:00 20:00
Friday 09:00 18:30
Saturday 08:30 12:00
Sunday Closed Closed


Welcome to A J Poole Veterinary Practice, a friendly and dedicated veterinary service provider located in the lovely town of Harpenden, nestled within the beautiful county of Hertfordshire, England. Our diverse team of qualified veterinary surgeons and nurses are devoted to offering the highest quality of care for all your beloved pets, ranging from dogs and cats, to birds and small mammals, as well as farm animals such as sheep, goats, and deer.

At A J Poole, we pride ourselves on providing personalised, compassionate care to all our clients and their pets. Our team comprises highly trained and experienced veterinary surgeons Mrs Elizabeth Davenport (BVetMed MRCVS), Dr Gillian Goodchild (BVM&S MRCVS), and Dr Samantha Morris (BVSc MRCVS). They are supported by a skilled team of veterinary nurses, including Mrs Clare Wilding (RVN) and Mrs Wendy Wood (RVN), who are always on hand to ensure that your furry or feathered friends receive the attention and care they deserve.

We understand that your pets are important members of your family, and our state-of-the-art facilities are designed to ensure that they receive the best possible care, tailored to their specific needs. Our practice offers open hours during weekends and boasts a convenient client car park, ensuring that you can easily access our services whenever you need them. Each department has its designated professionals, allowing us to cater to the diverse needs of our clients’ pets and provide outstanding treatment at every corner.

Our opening times are as follows:

  • Monday: 09:00 - 18:30
  • Tuesday: 09:00 - 20:00
  • Wednesday: 09:00 - 18:30
  • Thursday: 09:00 - 20:00
  • Friday: 09:00 - 18:30
  • Saturday: 08:30 - 12:00
  • Sunday: Closed

At A J Poole, we believe in the significance of preventive care, allowing for pets to live longer, happier, and healthier lives. This dedication is showcased by our continuous strive for professional development and our constant updating of the latest veterinary techniques and best practices. In addition to quality healthcare provided in our practice, we also ensure that our clients are equipped with essential knowledge on how to maintain their pets’ well-being and happiness at home.

Our friendly and knowledgeable team is dedicated to providing the highest quality of veterinary care. Whether it’s for routine wellness examinations, surgical procedures, or specific treatments, we strive to make every visit as pleasant and stress-free as possible for both you and your pet. We are more than happy to discuss any queries or concerns you might have and offer professional guidance on the best course of action to keep your pets healthy and strong.

We warmly invite you to join our A J Poole Veterinary Practice family, where your pets will be cared for like our own. To book an appointment or to speak with one of our loving team members, please do not hesitate to contact us. We look forward to welcoming you and providing your pets with the excellent care they deserve.

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Animals we care for

Meet our staff

Mrs Elizabeth Davenport


Dr Gillian Goodchild


Dr Samantha Morris


Mrs Clare Wilding


Mrs Wendy Wood


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