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***Food Trial For Overweight Doggies**** Dr Des is expanding our range of Gymdog food recipes with a new fat busting weight management diet. This is a 12 week trial of free dog food featuring a before and after check-up and weekly weigh-in….be the first to use Gymdog ideal weight food ..applications now being taken contact 045 521507


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Lola Antoinette Flod after her day with Claire and all the team at Des Groomes Vets thanks so much, looking forward to having little Sadie May home tomorrow
June Flood
June Flood
​Thanks to Des Groome and the girls Socks is recovering well from his dentistry work today! Poor pooch must have been in agony, and he never grumped once. Lots of cuddles tonight and of course Spud is on watch! 💜💜🐕🐕
Kellie Dawson
Kellie Dawson
​Iv had my tigger a boxer there before and they were amazing.genuinely caring to get to the bottom of a pets illness without charging way over like other vets .i wouldnt go anywere else.
Mandy Forbes
Mandy Forbes
Dear Des,
I just wanted to drop you a note to say how happy I was the high standard of care you gave my cat Cindy in June. I was delighted with how she was treated & the professional care she was given.
Thanks again to you & all your team.
Kind Regards
Lucy & Cindy
Lucy
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-​Dr Des Groome’s motto .

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-​Dr Des Groome's motto .


“”My name is Des Groome, owner-founder of Groome Vets Ltd. I grew up on a stud farm in Carbury, co. Kildare surrounded by Mares, Foals, Racehorses, Cows, Dogs, Cats, Foxes, Rabbits and all God’s creatures. I think I was born to be a Vet and have worked with animals my entire life either on the farm as a stable groom, dog trainer, jockey, Vet. After an early veterinary career globe trotting and working with every species from racehorses to tigers, camels and parrots I established Kildare Vet Surgery in 1999 and built an accredited pet hospital here in 2005.

My guiding ethos as a Vet is to help animals live their best natural lives. There are 3 ways we do that which make us different from other practices- We focus on your animals lifestyle helping you understand your pet and their natural needs.
We focus on preventative healthcare for your pet.
And thirdly when your pet does become ill or elderly we focus on quality of Life issues before we do the usual array of scans and tests.
Our health plans are a life plan to keep your pet healthy. We are now developing daycare facilities, boarding kennels, a dog park, dog training service, pet fitness centre and our Groome Vet range of premium food. All these innovations are moving me closer to my life time aim of helping animals live their best natural lives. I have established also a sister company GymDog limited which will develop our Pet Gym service alongside Groome Vets to further improve pet’s lives by offering dog training, day care, fitness and therapy. This will make our hospital, resort and therapy centre for pets at South Green Road Kildare unique in Ireland.
I believe our mission of Helping Pets live their Best Lives is a unique statement in the Irish Veterinary Landscape

I recruit like minded people who’ve also grown up with animals and are here to support pet owners. “”