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We employ an appointment system surgery with both Vet and Nurse appointments available throughout the day. Each appointment slot is for 15 minutes which allows us to spend the time with you that your pet deserves.
At City Road Veterinary Centre in Truro, our experienced, dedicated and professional team of staff understand why your pets are such important family members. With a more friendly and personal approach to animal care, we offer not only first-class veterinary treatment but advice, help and encouragement for our clients, helping you to keep your pets in the very best of health and happiness. WHY CHOOSE US?

COVID 19 Update on veterinary services

September 2021

From Monday 13th September we are changing the way we see your pets.
Now that the whole team are vaccinated we would like to welcome clients back into the building to attend consultations, with a few precautions still in place.
Just one person to attend with each pet.
Our team will be wearing PPE, we will require you to wear a mask also.
Please do not arrive more than 5 minutes before your appointment time.
Call us on 01872 273959 to let us know that you have arrived and our reception team will advise you whether to come straight in or to wait in your vehicle.
Medication and food orders should still be collected remotely, just give us a call and we will pop your order outside reception as we have been doing.
Following these guidelines will enable us to limit the number of people in our reception area, keeping our clients and team as safe as possible whilst working towards a more ‘normal’ way of working.


Monday – Friday: 8.30 – 10.00am, 2.00 – 3.00pm and 4.00 – 6.30pm
Saturday: 9.00 – 11.30am Normal surgery
Saturday: 5.00 – 6.00pm Urgent cases only
Sunday/Bank holidays: 9.00 – 10.00am and 5.00 – 6.00pm for Urgent cases only
Visits by appointment only
Please phone us on 01872 273959 to make an appointment
Office/Reception Opening Hours
Monday – Friday: 8.00 – 6.30pm
Saturday: 8.00 – 1.00pm

Register you pet with us

If you wish to register your pet with City Road Veterinary Practice, please click here.

What our customers say about us

“I have been seeing Mr Leedham since I was a pup. I have spent quite a lot of time in the consulting room over recent years due to multiple health problems! However, I have such respect for Mr Leedham as I know he always does best by me! I consider all the ladies on reception and nurses as my friends, I love to see their smiling faces and have a quick cuddle! Mr Leedham has always made me better, I have caused him a lot of hurdles to overcome along with a lot of surprises as I never do anything classed as the ‘norm’ ! All the staff have such patience with us as my owner worries very much, They always show her kindness, understanding along with time and empathy! (she even wants us to move in there!) I must admit I am not that keen on that idea. I prefer to just visit them all (you can have too much of a good thing! ). Anyway, the best part of all is a smile and a treat! I know I am in good hands and that what ever decision will be made with regards to my failing health will be in the best interest for me! You are the BEST! Thank you all for being so lovely!” Sarah (on behalf of Macy)

“We moved to Truro 3 years ago and immediately registered our 3 cats at City road vets. It proved to be a great move when recently, Frankie one of our Maine coons, suffered a burst stomach ulcer and was gravely ill. Simon Tai operated on Frankie after a quick diagnosis and saved his life. Frankie remained in care for a couple of weeks and the aftercare from Simon and all the staff was exemplary. You treat our cats as part of the family and its very reassuring to know that City road vets are there to care for them. Thank you.” Kevin

“This is a lovely vets. They have seen us through the loss of our Jack Russell and welcomed Rosy in March. Everyone in the practice has been so friendly and kind, both to us and Rosy and the care has been excellent. It is the first time any of our dogs have been happy to go back into a vets, even after surgery. I would and do recommend this practice to everyone.” Hester Hitchins

“We brought Sasha here on recommendation for a skin disorder and found the staff and Mr Tai really helpful and friendly. I feel confident after Mr Tai’s diagnosis that we can get to grips with my dog’s problem. We took about an hour to get here but it was well worth it, and it is the first time ever that we have been offered a lovely cup of tea by any veterinary practice Thanks to everyone at City Vet’s as Arnie says, “I’ll be back!” Sheila Whitfield

“In 25 years of owning cocker spaniels we have been fortunate to have had our much-loved pets looked after by some great vets. For the past 5 years, since moving to Cornwall, we have found the best of the best at CityRoad vets in Lewes. All the staff are great, but in Simon Tai we have discovered the most wonderful vet of all. Our dogs, Minnie and Taffy, have been lucky to be tended by Simon; he cured Taffy’s skin condition when other vets (in other practices) had failed, he cared for Minnie with great compassion in her last months, and he saved Taffy’s life earlier this year when serious cancer was discovered following a seizure. We visited Taffy after his operation, and actually witnessed a bed being delivered to the surgery so that Simon could stay overnight to tend for Taff (and your pets in the future!) We were staggered to see how far Mr Tai would go to in order to care for our pet, and will always be grateful for his care, skill and commitment. Taff is happy, and well, due entirely to Simon. Thank you so much.” Andy and Debbie Hulks (on behalf of Taffy and Minnie)

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