Coronavirus update

Thank you so much for your continued understanding during these difficult times. The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted us all in our daily way of life and has also led to adaptations in the way we have to work at Parker and Crowther Vets. Due to the New Lockdown we need to change the way we work again.

However, our aim will remain the same, to ensure your pet receives the highest standard of veterinary care from our compassionate team and be hear for your pet. We must continue to keep our customers and veterinary team safe during the new lockdown so will need to make some changes to follow current government guidelines such as:

-We will be asking owners to wait outside until we are ready for their appointment. Please only one owner per pet please. When you arrive please make yourself known to reception by either knocking on door or window/phoning our reception desk.

-At Maghull, Formby and Daleside we will be allowing just 1 client into our premises at any one time when their appointment is due. At Churchtown we are taking extra precautions as Laura Shawcross shielded during the last lockdown. So, understandably we kindly ask for owners to wait outside whilst their animal is examined.

-Our veterinary surgeons and nurses will obtain detailed information about your pet’s condition while you are comfortably seated in the waiting room. (this will take place outside at Churchtown). They will then perform a thorough clinical examination of your pet within our consultation room while you remain seated at a safe distance.

-Any routine annual vaccinations, and appointments maybe postponed until the end of the lockdown. We will let you know if we need to move any prebooked appointments.

-Strict social distancing rules must be adhered to during your visit and we also ask that you wear a face mask/covering if invited inside

-Card payments are preferred, contactless wherever possible, or if you wish you can pay by bank transfer please ask us for details.

-Please ensure you give our team at least 72-hours notice when ordering food and medication and that orders are made by calling the surgery.

-Collection of food and medications will continue as previously: collection from the Reception window at Birkdale, or doorstep at Formby Churchtown and Maghull, with contactless payment using debit/credit card or payment over the phone. Please ensure social distancing in our outside spaces during busier times.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you, our lovely clients, for your patience, understanding and continued support.

The Parker and Crowther Team

A very warm welcome from our friendly Veterinary team at Parker & Crowther!

We are dedicated to providing a professional and caring environment for our clients and their pets. Our dedicated and compassionate team use their wealth of experience, up to date training and dedication to best to provide the best treatment and advice possible. You can feel confident that you and your pet/s are in safe hands with us.

We would love you and your animal/s to come in and see us! Regular check ups for your pet/s could aid early detection and treatment of any health problems. It will also help us to build a good relationship between our family and yours, ensuring you and your pet/s feel as relaxed, comfortable and confident in our surgeries as possible. Please phone for an appointment that suits you.

In the unfortunate event that your pet becomes suddenly unwell/injured, we will do our upmost to provide the most efficient and the best care possible. Please do not hesitate to contact us for advice or to make an urgent appointment. Our staff are here to help.

If you have questions about providing the best care for your animal, please do not hesitate to ask us. We are here to listen, support and advise you as needed.

Further information about the services we offer can be found in the drop down menu above.

Wishing you and your pets all the very best,

The Parker and Crowther team.

Here is a summary of our treatments:

Outpatient treatment and advice

-General examinations and treatment of dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, other small rodents, ferrets and birds
-Health Checks for dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs
-Vaccinations for dogs, cats, rabbits and ferrets
-Health certificates and advice on foreign travel (passports)
-Advice on feeding puppies, overweight animals and rodents and in certain cases of illness (food allergies, diabetes, liver and kidney diseases)

Laboratory diagnostics

-Comprehensive in-house blood testing
-Use of external laboratories for tests we cannot run in-house

Dental care and treatments

-Wide range of dental products available
-Facility available for dental scale and polish and removal of teeth


-Ultrasonic testing is a modern method of detecting certain diseases, tumours and pregnancy.


-X-Ray examination to diagnose fractures, detect foreign bodies, internal diseases (bladder or kidney stones) and tumours, BVA Hip Scores


-Neutering dogs, cats, rabbits, ferrets and rodents
-Soft tissue surgery


Churchtown closure days

Updated message to our Churchtown Clients