Covid-19 measures from 19 July, 2021
Clients can now access the waiting room without a mask but can we ask that there is no more than two people per pet.

Only one person WITH MASK to go into the consulting room.

Booked appointments will continue as before, but we do ask that clients abide by the biosecurity measures in place when visiting the surgery's at King Street, Walsden and Ripponden.

  • Please notify the staff that you have arrived , use the intercom in the foyer at King Street if possible, and wait to be called into reception
  • Maintain Social Distancing
  • Telephone consultations are available

Some non urgent work we may defer until after the lockdown but please contact to discuss this with your local surgery.

The Practice is committed to keeping our clients, staff and their pets safe during these difficult times, thank you for your understanding and co-operation.

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In case of Emergency please phone: Pets: 01422 354999       Equine/Farm: 01422 354106

Taking care of your pets

as if they were our own

Hird and Partners are well equipped to care for individual animals be they pets or on small-holdings. We can tailor care to pet animals to ensure they receive special treatment that reflects how much they mean to their owners.

We are always available as a source of advice to the less experienced or new farm animal owner.

Our owner and smallholder client evenings aim

to help educate and inform owners on the best way to care for their animals, common problems they may encounter and how to deal with them.


The practice has a modern x-ray machine and automatic processor, used for imaging skeletal problems and some soft tissue structures.


Surgery and Anaesthesia

Surgery is carried our by our team of experienced Veterinary Surgeons, assisted by our nursing team. We have two large, well-equipped operating suites.                         FIND OUT MORE >


We have a full range of hospitalsation facilities. Kennels are a range of shapes and sizes, ensuring your pet has as comfortable a stay as possible.


Our Services


The King Street practice has a separate suite with private dark rooms for radiography, using state-of-the-art ultrasound scanner.



Endoscopy is a useful imaging tool to investigate gastro-intestinal complaints.
This requires general anaesthesia.                     



Preventative Medicine

We offer an active preventative medicine programme covering vaccination, worm and flea treatment and micro-chipping, these services are available at our King Street and Walsden surgeries.                      



Nurse Clinics

We run an active programme of nurse clinics, across all of our surgeries. Clinics include weight management, puppy parties, senior checks, 6 month-old checks and flea and worm checks.                      




We have a separate dentistry suite to keep dental procedures separate from "clean" surgical operations. Our SA team provide a range of dental services including routine scale and polish to tooth extractions                      


Meet our team

Emergency out of hours call out fee:

Consultation between 8pm and 10pm: £100.00       Consultation between 10pm and 12pm: £140.00

Consultation between 12pm and 7am: £200.00

Want to be part of our team?

See all our job vacancies at the link below.

News Update

From 8th February, 2021 our Ripponden branch will only be open for appointments Tuesday and Thursday, 9am - 1pm and 2pm - 5pm. On Monday, Wednesday and Friday it will be open for medication collections only.

Take a tour of our surgery at King Street, Halifax

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Small Animals King Street Practice

2 King Street, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX1 1SR

Small animal: 01422 354999 / 01422 849414

Farm/Equine: 01422 354106 / 01422 849413



Shelf Equine Hospital

Lower Giles Hill Farm, Giles Hill Lane, Shelf, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX3 7TW

Tel: 01274 601534       Email:


Small Animals

52 Oldham Road, Ripponden, West Yorkshire, HX6 4DP

Tel: 01422 823312     Fax: 01422 822732


Unit 2D, Walsden Industrial Estate, Rochdale Road, Walsden, West Yorkshire, OL14 6UD

Tel: 01706 810271     Fax: 01706 818841


Sheffield Equine Clinic

Howarth Lane, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S60 4NB

Tel: 01709 911900



Hird and Partners LLP - Cheshire

 Chowley 7, Chowley Oak Business Park, Chowley Oak Lane, TATTENHALL, Cheshire, CH3 9GA

Tel: 01829 708222