Animal Ambulance and Pet Taxi in National Forest

Animals at Home offer specialised Pet Transport for your pets in safe and secure vehicles for your pet transport needs.

Safe and comfortable pet transport is a must for your pet when you need your pet taking to the vet, groomer, kennels or cattery.

We provide a pet taxi service to all vets within postcodes DE11, DE12, DE13, DE14, DE15, DE3, DE65 and DE23. We can also provide transport to PDSA in Derby and further afield where your vet has requested a transfer on referral to another vet or veterinary hospital.

Our Pet Taxi / Animal Ambulance has been designed with safety, welfare and comfort in mind; to ensure a safe and efficient journey for your pets.

The vehicle is approved by the DEFRA Welfare in Transport and qualify for both long and short journeys.

We are pet first aid and pet handling trained, and received further training at an RCVS accredited veterinary hospital practice, including handling and administering medications.

Our vehicle carries pet first aid equipment, pet carriers, hygiene and cleaning solutions, leads, muzzles, operator safety kit, and extras such as spare vetbed, towels etc.

It is fitted with fully reflective animal ambulance livery, a flashing roof light and have specially designed and bespoke animal accommodation.

Our pet taxi / animal ambulance can be booked by pet owners, veterinary surgeries, animal charities and veterinary referral units for routine, non-urgent and emergency pet transport.

Quote from a Veterinary Practice:
” We have found the service to be of remarkable use and help working with our small animal clinic. Since the development of the Pet Ambulance service we have found that clients are more willing to use it for routine appointments or for dropping animals in for surgical procedures.”

We are fully insured and happy to quote for any job locally or nationally.

Need help with transport for an appointment at your local vet, or need emergency transport for your pet? We can take your precious pet in safety and comfort in our Defra approved Animal Ambulance.

We serve the following veterinary practices:

Beech Vets, Blagreaves Veterinary Centre, Bright Side Vets, Burton vets, Derby PDSA Pet Hospital, Etwall Vets, Glenthorne Veterinary Group, Highfield Vets, Highland Veterinary Clinic, Medivet Burton (Jamie Winstone), Paw Print Veterinary Practice, The Veterinary Centre (Curzon Street), Sara Smith Veterinary Cardiology, Scarsdale Vets (Burton, Stretton, Hilton, Mickleover), Star Vets, Swadlincote Veterinary Centre, Vets 4 Pets Burton, West Midlands Referrals.

We also serve these emergency vets:

  • Dovecote Veterinary Hospital
  • Pride Veterinary Centre
  • Vets Now Derby

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Welcome to Animals at Home National Forest. For 12 years we have had the privilege of supporting pets and their owners with our award-winning* pet care services in Alrewas, Barton under Needwood, Burton on Trent, Coton-in-the-Elms, Donisthorpe, Littleover, Measham, Mickleover, Overseal, Repton, Swadlincote, Tutbury, Walton on Trent, Willington, Yoxall and surrounding areas. To find out more about the services we offer, click on the service links listed.

Unfortunately, the owner has retired and closed the branch that has been supplying Pet Care Services for over 12 years. We have been unable to secure a sale prior to his closure date, so this area is now available as a new sale. Please contact us on to gain more information.

Areas Serviced

Animal Ambulance and Pet Taxi in

DE11, DE12, DE13, DE14, DE15, DE3, DE23, DE65

Alrewas, Barton under Needwood, Burton Upon Trent, Coton-in-the-Elms, Derby, Donisthorpe, Littleover, Measham, Mickleover, Overseal, Repton, Swadlincote, Tutbury, Walton on Trent, Willington, Yoxall