Gilabbey Veterinary Referral Hospital

A dedicated Small Animal Veterinary Referral Practice
based at Vicars Road, Togher, Cork, Ireland – Home of RTE’s The Pet Surgeons

Gilabbey Vet Hospital

Home of RTE’s The Pet Surgeons



Home of RTE’s The Pet Surgeons



Companion Animals

Veterinary Hospital Ultrasound

Diagnostic Services

Ultrasound, Endoscopy, Fluoroscopy, MRI Scanner, Radiology, Laboratory Services

Diagnostic Services

Veterinary Hospital Soft Tissue Surgery

Specialist Surgery

Soft Tissue Surgery, Orthopaedics, Arthroscopy, Spinal Surgery, Respiratory Surgery, Laprascopic Spays (Lap Spay or keyhole surgery).

Specialist Surgery

Veterinary Hospital Ophthalmology

Specialist Procedures

Ophthalmology, Neurology, Cardiology, Chemotherapy, Dermatology, Physiotherapy, Oncology

Specialist Procedures

Consultations by Appointment - 24 Hour Emergency Service - Tel: 021 4962799.

We provide a 24 hour emergency veterinary care service to our clients.
We do not have over-night nursing staff to care for admitted patients.
However, we can arrange over-night care for critically ill cases, but only with prior
arrangement with their owner. There is a fee for this service.

Gilabbey Veterinary Hospital welcomes you

A dedicated Small Animal Veterinary Referral Practice based at
Vicars Road, Togher, Cork, Ireland.

Gilabbey Veterinary Hospital was founded in 1957 by Mr. Liam Guerin. Our award winning staff are committed to providing the highest level of care to their patients and owners. We endeavour to provide our patients with first class veterinary care, along with having a friendly approachable, honest, sympathetic and respectful manner. The welfare of our pets is always our foremost thought.

We provide this by investing and believing in our team. Our veterinary surgeons have national and international reputations. Our staff invest heavily in continuing education as well as offering continual education to other members of the veterinary profession, in order that we may keep right up to date in our fields of expertise.

Our philosophy motivates continual improvement by learning, sharing and growing, both as individuals and as a team.

We can be distinguished from our competition as all our clients benefit from the fact that we are a referral veterinary hospital. Our standards are never compromised, as we aim to treat our patients as though they were our own pets.

Gilabbey Veterinary Hospital was recently featured in RTE’s The Pet Surgeons where the cameras rolled for about six months. The six part series showcased the many aspects of the hospital and followed some very interesting cases. Some of the promotional videos can be viewed to the right.

"She's a family member… A lot of people will understand, a lot won't" Find out how poor Molly gets on this Tuesday night in #PetSurgeons RTÉ One 8.30pm…

Posted by RTÉ One on Saturday, September 24, 2016


The Pet Surgeons – Episode 2

Sneaky peak at episode 2 of The Pet Surgeons. We've pigeons, pups and a San Pellegrino drinking labrador Frankie. More videos to follow next week.

Posted by GMarshTV Productions on Friday, September 9, 2016

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The dinky Roo was neutered here recently and came in for her post op check last week. The miniature dachshund was so tiny that she simply had to be up in arms all the time 😂🙈 ... See MoreSee Less

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We will be participating in Cork Simon Christmas jumper day again this year to help raise funds to fight against homelessness.

We have participated the last two years and a great effort is always made 😊🤶🏼🎅🏾🎄🎋

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Big congratulations to our Aisling Holmes on winning veterinary nursing graduate of the year 2017 from St John’s college. Well done Aisling we are all super proud of you 😊😊 ... See MoreSee Less

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Bobby the 3 month old Persian kitten came into us on Friday for a visit 🐱
He really was happy to see us I swear 🐱😂
He’s a handsome little kitten 😊
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🐶Here is Shane Guerin performing bilateral elbow arthroscopy on a 7 month old Newfoundland puppy.
🐶 An arthroscope/ camera was used to examine the puppies elbows under general anaesthetic
🐶This puppy is suffering from significant elbow arthritis which will need to be managed post op with careful weight management, exercise,good pain medications and hydrotherapy 🐶
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Small Animal Physiotherapy Assistant

Small animal physiotherapy assistant required to join our rehabilitation team at Cork Canine Rehabilitation Centre. Ideal candidate must have good animal handling skills, be interested in animal health, and good communication skills. Candidate will be required to...


Receptionist (up to 30 hours per week) required for our busy small animal and referral practice. You will be joining a team of 4 other receptionists and training will be provided. Suitable candidates should have some or all of the following attributes and skills: A...

Part-Time Veterinary Surgeon

Gilabbey Veterinary Hospital has an immediate vacancy for a part-time veterinary surgeon to help with the on-call and weekend rota. Very flexible terms of employment and a very manageable rota is on offer for the right candidate. Email CV and cover letter...

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