About us

Ayres Veterinary Hospital has been established since 1973. We are always working towards the highest possible standards; we have achieved hospital status with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.

At our main site in North Shields we are staffed 24-hours a day, 365 days a year, to offer the very best in first opinion, referral, and emergency treatment.

We have three other branches – Whitley Bay, Cleadon and Cramlington which are open Monday to Friday for appointments only.

Here at Ayres we strive to provide the very best animal care 24-hours a day 365 days a year whilst being welcoming, approachable and compassionate. Our main priorities include ensuring the safety and wellbeing of our patients, clients, and staff, building professionally enhanced natural rapport, and maintaining respect and empathy for all our clients.

We aim to encourage development within our team to ensure all members are highly skilled and knowledgeable in many areas of veterinary care.

We offer a vast range of veterinary care from vaccinations to pet passports. We take care of a large range of animals including cats, dogs, rabbits, guinea pigs and exotic animals – contact one of our friendly and caring staff for more details. All surgeries are run by appointment only for your convenience. Emergencies take priority and will be seen as soon as possible.