Please click here for more information on how to access our services. Please note our out of hours care is now supported by Medivet in Watford.

When it comes to owning a pet, this can be a completely new set of outgoings per year and per month, but it is important to remember that the benefits of pet ownership can far outweigh the costs for many people.

If you have decided that pet ownership is right for you – welcome to new pet ownership! Now is the time to find your local vet in Hertfordshire.

Here at Chess Vets, we offer a range of veterinary services for pets of all sizes, breeds and ages, helping you to ensure that your pet’s health remains good throughout their lives. Our services include:

Why not take a look at our services online today or book an appointment at your convenience.

Not registered with us yet?

Register your pet today online!

Our Prices and Offers

Each of our services can be priced individually as a standard price; alternatively, some treatments and services are included in our Pet Health for Life plans.



Pet Health For Life Discount

Consultation Fee*


Included (2 per year)

-          Consultation Follow up



-          Consultation Meds Review



-          Consultation Nurse


Included 2 Per year

-          Consultation Rabbit/Guinea Pig



Nurse Clinic*


Included (2 per year)


£56.29 - £131.63


-          Vaccination Course Puppy



-          Vaccination Course Kitten



-          Vaccination Annual Dog



-          Vaccination Kennel Cough



-          Vaccination Annual Cat




From £139.41 - £450

10% Discount

-          Spay Dog > 20kg

from £309

10% Discount

-          Spay Dog 20kg - 40kg

from £394

10% Discount

-          Spay Dog 40kg+

from £473

10% Discount

-          Spay Cat

from £146

10% Discount

-          Castrate Dog > 20kg

from £240

10% Discount

-          Castrate Dog 20kg - 40kg

from £315

10% Discount

-          Castrate Dog 40kg+

from £367

10% Discount

-          Castrate Cat

from £136.50

10% Discount

-          Spay Rabbit

from £199


-          Castrate Rabbit

from £185


Flea & Worm Treatment

Contact us for prices


Dental Care

Contact us for prices





Annual Health Check

Contact us for prices


Animal Health Certificates

Contact us for prices


Nail Clipping**



Anal Gland Expression**



For more information on our services or to enquire about our standard prices, please do not hesitate to get in touch with Chess Vets. Our team are on hand to help provide you with all necessary information regarding each treatment, pricing and more.

Fees for our nurse clinics

Nurse Clinic ServicePrice
Post operative checks £0
Nail clips £25.94
De-matts (Clipping away matted fur only) £18.68
Medicine administrations. Flea and worming treatment applications, administering eye/ear drops for your pet £25.94
General health checks – we will advise clients to book in with a vet if the nurse finds anything needing further investigation or diagnosis £25.94 for Nurse £55.40
2nd vaccinations £0 included in cost of 1st first Vaccine with the Vet at our practice
Blood pressure checks £43.14
Blood sampling Included in cost of test
FNA (fine needle aspirate) sampling for cytology tests Included in cost of test
Anal gland emptying £25.94
Microchipping £29.58
Weight clinics £0
Behaviour clinics n/a
Senior Pet Clinic £25.94
New Puppy and Kitten Checks n/a
Dental check ups £25.94
Ear cleaning clinics (This would be for conscious ear cleaning for patients with chronic ear disease that require ongoing cleaning as part of their maintenance regimen.) £25.94

Book an appointment using our online booking service below:

Spread the Cost of Your Pet’s Healthcare with Pet Health for Life

Ensuring that your pet receives the best care throughout their lives is important to every pet owner. Why not consider our Pet Health for Life plans for both cats and dogs today. These plans are the perfect solution for spreading the cost of your pet’s healthcare throughout the year, giving your pet the best protection and preventative healthcare.

When you sign your pet up to our Pet Health for Life plan, they will benefit from a range of treatments and services here at Chess Vets.

Pet Health for Life

Price (Per Month)

Price (Per Year)

Cat PH4L Plan



Dog PH4L Plan (Under 25kg)



Dog PH4L Plan (Over 25kg)



Why not find out more about our plans and sign your pet up to a Pet Health for Life plan today. Alternatively, book an appointment to find out more.

Please Note: Pet Health for Life is not Pet Insurance

It is important to note that Pet Health for Life plans are not Pet Insurance plans. We recommend that you take out Pet Insurance alongside your Pet Health for Life plan to ensure that your pet is fully covered.

Please note from 1 February there will be a £10 charge per insurance claim/condition. 

Planning Your Vet Costs – Invest in Your Pet’s Health

With a lot to take into consideration, we understand that your decision regarding pet ownership may take some time; however Chess Vets are here to help you!

We aim to provide the best treatments and services for you pet at an affordable price. Our Pet Health for Life plans can aid in spreading the cost of preventative healthcare evenly throughout the year, ensuring your pet is well looked after and receives the best treatment when needed.

If you are new to pet ownership, why not register your pet with us online today. Once you have registered, you can book a consultation with a member of our team.

As a Silver level Cat Friendly Clinic, we provide a calm and quiet environment for your cat or kitten when they come into our practice. Our aim is to reduce the anxiety and stress that this can cause for your cat at every possible stage of their visit.

We look forward to meeting both you and your pet at Chess Vets in Hertfordshire soon!

What is the cost of pet care?

Over the course of a pet’s lifetime, for both cats a dogs, pet ownership can cost on average between £16,000 and £33,000!. This cost is very dependent upon the type of pet that you have, but you must be sure to have everything covered in order to ensure you pet has the best throughout their life and you avoid any unexpected bills.

Some of the things to consider include:

The list of costs to consider can be extensive for pets with costs at every turn, but with the right health plan and insurance in place, this can help spread the cost of your pet’s healthcare.

Chess Veterinary Clinic Surgeries

Rickmansworth Surgery 97 Uxbridge Road Rickmansworth Hertfordshire WD3 7DJ
Opening Hours Mon - Fri: 8.00am - 8.00pm Sat: 9.00am - 6.00pm Sun & Bank Hols: Closed
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Chorleywood Surgery 1B New Parade Chorleywood Rickmansworth Hertfordshire WD3 5NJ
Opening Hours Mon & Fri: 9.00am - 7.00pm Tue - Thur: 9.00am - 5.00pm Sat: Closed Sun & Bank Hols: Closed
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