Accredited Vets

We are Royal College Practice Standards Scheme and RCVS accredited.


Rural Vet Practice

We are a rural practice that deals with all kind of animals.


Personalised Vet Practice

The Green Veterinary Surgery is a small personalised practice.


Routine and Emergency Vets in Skelton

If you are looking for a veterinary surgery in Cumbria that you can trust then make sure you get in touch with the team here at The Green Veterinary Surgery.

We are RCVS accredited for large and small animals, and we are Royal College Practice Standards Scheme accredited. Conveniently situated in the quiet village of Skelton, between Penrith and Wigton on the B5305, with easy access for you from the M6 and A66, we pride ourselves in giving a very warm and friendly welcome to all.

Contact Us

Book with us today

The Green Veterinary Surgery is a small personalised practice where we would like you to build a direct relationship with individual vets.

Book Today

Rural Vets Practice

We are a rural practice that deals with the whole range of animals. Based in Skelton we are more than willing to provide our services within a 25 mile radius including Keswick, Appleby, Carlisle, Greystoke Forest, Penrith and Wigton.

We are highly qualified and experienced, and we treat all types of farm and companion animals, as well as other species. We have over 30 years of experience between our three vets. For added peace and mind about your animal’s care and well being, we provide all consultations by appointment, and a 24 hour, out of hours, emergency service.

Free Nurse Clinics

The surgery offers a wide range of diagnostic, treatment and surgical facilities in addition to annual health checks and vaccines, preventative health care advice, neutering and microchip implantation. Free nurse clinics are available for weight clinics, puppy clinics and kitten clinics. We can also offer advice on a range of behavioural and anxiety problems suffered by domestic pets.

Call us to ask about our fantastic puppy pack and kitten pack offers for your new puppy or kitten.

Book Today

Established for over 60 Years

The surgery has grown steadily over that last 60 years and we are constantly developing and improving the diagnostic and treatment facilities we can offer to our patients and clients.

The Green Veterinary Surgery is a small personalised practice where we would like you to build a direct relationship with individual vets.

We are here for your convenience, and we provide nothing less than high quality care, professionalism, and reliability. We really do care about you and your animals, so why not get in touch with us today and see what we can do for you?

Get in Touch

Your Local Emergency Vets

The Green Veterinary Surgery is open Monday to Friday 8.30am – 6.30pm and Saturday 8.30am – 2pm. Outside of these times, Out of Hours, our own vets are available for advice and emergency call out.

Just call 01768 484 258 , any time of day or night, and you will be put in touch with a member of our staff.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Fantastic people, caring and passionate with their work, every single one.
Found in very upsetting circumstance but the compassion shown was first class 👌🐕💓🐾👍

Pamela Rimmer

They are very good vets and are friendly, very caring and thorough - helping our cats Mischa, Fluffy and Snowy. And our collie Shane - he was an oldie and went to heaven in January. I would definitely recommend these vets to others.

Jude Schwill

absolutely amazing service. we had an issue with us missing that our dogs vaccinations were out of date resulting in our dog being sent away from the kennels.martin called out of hours to help us resolve the problem. he went the extra mile to contact me and i cant thank him enough. we highly reccomend anyone to register with them. thanks again martin. x

Linzi Jenkins