about
videovet

Need a vet? No sweat. Quick, convenient and affordable – at videoVet, our mission is to help you make the best choices regarding your pet’s health. With our cutting edge technology and dedicated team of vets, we will save you both time and money on any questions or concerns you might have regarding your pets. So forget about waiting times, high costs or having to travel with your pet, now all you need is your phone or device, and you could be chatting with a fully qualified and experienced vet in minutes.

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Our Mission:

There for you, care for them. At videoVet, our mission is to enhance animal welfare by education of animal owners, to nurture the companion animal-owner bond, to strengthen the role of veterinary medicine in society, to provide a caring valuable experience for every customer who interacts with videoVet. While we are really proud of our cutting edge technology, at videoVet, we are even prouder of our commitment to help pet owners care for their pets, in a way that works for them. We believe that all pet owners should have easy access to convenient, affordable and excellent pet care and healthcare advice wherever and whenever they need it, and this is where our video consultations, using the best of modern technology, really comes into its own, offering you the best advice and help with your pet, at a time when you need it and when it suits you the most.

don’t panic.
we are online

don’t panic.
we are online

Our Service:

videoVet can help animal behaviour problems. If you are struggling to understand your pet’s needs and problems- whether it’s a house training problem, nuisance barking, lead training, separation anxiety, hyperactivity, dog aggression, travel stress, fussy eating habits, feline stress problems such as house soiling- our vet can help you understand you understand your animal’s behaviour and how to help. If your beloved family pet is nearing the end of their life, we understand that deciding when to let go will be the hardest decision you will make as a pet owner. At videoVet we can provide the advice and expertise to help you decide if the time is right to make that decision. Through our unique platform, videoVet offers access to experienced and professional vets who can help you anything animal related – at times where you need it and when it suits you best, without the hassle of having to travel with your pet to see a vet.

Meet the Team

Dr. Des Groome

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Dr. Des Groome

Dr Des Groome graduated with a degree in Veterinary Medicine from NUI University College Dublin in 1993. Dr Des furthered his career in veterinary medicine by going on to work in the UK, Saudi Arabia, France, and the USA providing veterinary surgery to racehorses, camels, and companion animals. In 2012 Dr Des went on to complete a Finance Masters degrees from University College Cork. In 2000 Dr Des founded Groome Vets Veterinary Hospital in Kildare where he provides complete surgical and clinical services to pet owners. He has experience treating a diverse range of species from dogs, cats, horses, rabbits, exotic birds, reptiles, amphibians and even pet pigs and goats. With this wealth of experience Dr Des is expertly qualified to advise pet owners on the slightest issue. From 2005 to 2012 Dr Des hosted a weekly animal health information show on local radio, has worked on neutering campaigns with local animal charities, judged at local dog shows and has written in local and national press on animal health issues. He enjoys cycling, reading, dog training and horse racing. Dr Des breeds German and Belgian shepherds and lives in Kildare with Josh, a cairn mix terrier, Eric a Labrador mix, and his three teenage sons.

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Pet owners who have downloaded the videoVet app or registered on the videoVet website will click into the platform and request a consultation with a vet.