Enjoy 4 weeks free insurance for your playful puppies and kittens

Did you know 1 in 3 pets will need major veterinary attention each year? At Stanhope Park Veterinary Hospital the majority of emergency cases we see usually need immediate medical and surgical treatment.

At Stanhope Park Veterinary Hospital we have an affiliation to PetPlanStanhope and are able to offer 4 weeks free insurance to puppies and kittens, which is activated as soon as they leave the practice after an examination.

There is no need to worry about the paperwork as we will fill out all of the insurance forms for your other policies.

We believe that pet insurance is extremely important as the cost of veterinary treatment is continually rising.

This is in part due to the advent of new and better drugs, and because we are now able to carry out so many more treatments and procedures. We would recommend that you look carefully into different policies before taking one out.

The most important thing to note is if the policy is an annual policy, or a lifelong policy.

Annual policies are cheaper, but will only pay out on any condition for a period of one year and will then add an exclusion for that condition. Lifelong policies will pay for the same condition throughout the whole of your pet’s life.

They are therefore a little more expensive, but we feel that this is well worth the extra cost.

For more information on insurance, or to book an appointment with a member of our veterinary team, please call 01325 380111 or email Stanhope Park Veterinary Hospital at

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