About us

Our Mission Statement
"We aim to provide the highest quality care for your pet at a reasonable price. We do this with our highly-trained vets, nurses and reception staff in a very well-equipped and friendly environment. We look forward to meeting you."


The Animal Care Hospital Douglas Vets in Cork is an award-winning small animal veterinary hospital based in Douglas Village Co. Cork. The practice has been owned and operated by John O' Mahony since 1995. Over the intervening years, the practice has expanded from a one vet practice with one nurse to a caring practice with 4 vets, 2 veterinary nurses and a receptionist, who are all dedicated to providing both you and your pet with the highest quality care. All our staff regularly attend continuing professional development courses to ensure we are up to date with the latest in veterinary medicine and surgery.


The practice has undertaken major investment in refurbishment and extension.This includes a new purpose built, dedicated sterile surgical operating theatre, which is reserved for advanced surgery. This is complimented by a new prep-room, routine surgery and surgical scrub facilities, specialist surgical and diagnostic equipment. Our chief surgeon Carl McAuliffe , performs a vast range of advanced orthopaedic, spinal and soft tissue surgery including TPLOs, myelograms, spinal surgery and many more. We also receive referrals both medical and surgical from other veterinary practices. Our facilities include in house laboratory and blood analysis machines, gaseous anaesthesia, dedicated dental station with a modern air driven dental unit and ultrasonic scaler, x-ray, ultrasound, dedicated chemotherapy facilities, 3 consultation rooms, pre-operative preparation and treatment room, computerised record system, and a cat boarding facility. We have dedicated wards for cats and dogs to minimise the stress of hospitalisation with modern and comfortable shoreline kennels in both.

We also have a NEW dedicated GROOMING area. You can Book In - Drop Off & Go! We will mind your pooch for the day if it's more convenient for you.

Services we provide include vaccinations, microchipping, weight loss clinics, adolescent health checks, senior health checks, cat boarding, grooming, consultations with specialists in ultrasonography and opthalmology, and extensive medical and referral surgical capabilities. Our consultations are by appointment and our vets are only allocated 4 consult per hour to ensure ample time to examine and discuss your pets condition and treatment. For any queries or to make an appointment please contact us on 021 4893033.


Animal Care Hospital Douglas Vets in Cork