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Kirkby in Ashfield Vets4Pets

Kingsway Court
NG17 7BB

Telephone: 01623 726 050

Open Today 08:30 - 19:00

Opening Hours

  • Monday  - 
  • Tuesday  - 
  • Wednesday  - 
  • Thursday  - 
  • Friday  - 
  • Saturday  - 
  • Sunday Closed

Meet the team

Julie Ling

Julie Ling

Practice Owner & Veterinary Surgeon


Read Julie Ling bio

I am a veterinary surgeon and one of the partners here at Vets4Pets Kirkby in Ashfield. I will be the main vet here and look forward to meeting all of our pets. I qualified as a Veterinary surgeon in 2011 from Nottingham University. Previous to starting at Kirkby I worked at a local Vets4Pets surgery and a small animal practice in Chesterfield. I enjoy all aspects of first opinion small animal practice but I have a particular interest in diagnostic imaging and internal medicine. I am kept very busy at home with my little boy Grayson,  two dogs, Indie the Border Collie and Ivy my three legged Cocker Spaniel. I also have 4 cats, 2 horses, ducks, chickens and 2 rabbits. With my husband Matt I run Lime Grove Cattery in my back garden.


Paisley Lynn-Harness

Veterinary Surgeon


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Hi my name is Paisley and I qualified as a Veterinary Surgeon in 2015. I am currently studying for a post graduate certificate in Small Animal Internal Medicine to hopefully gain the RCVS Advanced Practitioner Status. Outside of work I enjoy riding horses and have a young son who keeps me very occupied! Kirkby Vets4pets are a wonderful team which I am proud to be part of


Gabrielle Flower

Veterinary Surgeon


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I qualified from Nottingham University in July 2020, but spent a lot of my placements here at Vets4Pets, Kirkby-in-Ashfield. I grew up in Sutton-in-Ashfield so first met the amazing team here when I brought my dogs to see them. Before studying to be a veterinary surgeon I did a BSc degree in biology and psychology. I enjoy the variety being a first opinion small animal practitioner brings, and find all aspects of medicine interesting. I also have a particular interest in all things exotic. I am kept busy at home with an ever expanding group of four-legged family members, which currently includes Myrtle, Lottie & Maui my Basset Hounds, a tortoise, a bearded dragon, two rabbits and a hedgehog. Outside of work I enjoy exercising, volunteering and travelling when I can! I look forward to meeting you and your pets, as well as catching up with some familiar faces!

Claire Matan

Claire Matan

Practice Owner & Veterinary Nurse


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I studied Veterinary Nursing at Bottle Green Training in Melbourne, Derbyshire and qualified in 2007. I have worked for Vets4Pets since May 2010 and opened Kirkby with Julie in February 2017. I have a keen interest in schedule 3 and rehabilitation - mainly physiotherapy and laser therapy. I live with my 2 boys, Leo & Charlie, my fiancée Gary, Daphne the French Bulldog, Fizz the Sprocker and 2 guinea pigs. I also have 2 horses - Nahdia & Dally, a donkey called Dominic, 6 sheep and 6 pigs! Outside of work I enjoy horse riding & spending time with my friends & family.


Hayley Roberts

Registered Veterinary Nurse


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I have worked with vets4pets for over 10 years and became a registered veterinary nurse in 2012, In my years with vets4pets I have learned a lot and taken up further qualifications in order to help improve my patient care skills. As well as being a veterinary nurse I am also a pet health care counsellor, a diabetes adviser and clinical coach (practical trainer and assessor of student veterinary nurses). The aspect of my job I find the most enjoyable are consults, as this allows me to help support and educate owners in preventative health care be it parasite control to behaviour concerns. This job allows me to learn something new and interesting everyday, which I have to admit I love being somewhat of a nerd.
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Melanie Newman

Registered Veterinary Nurse


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I am a Registered Veterinary Nurse here at Kirkby in Ashfield Vets4pets. I qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in April 2021 after studying for 3 years at Bottle Green Training.  I have had various different animals since a young age and at the moment I have 2 horses - Harry & Deno and 2 dogs - Alfie & Lilly


Natalie Candlin

Registered Veterinary Nurse


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I studied Veterinary Nursing and Bioveterinary Science at the University of Bristol, qualifying in 2014 and have worked for Vets4Pets Mansfield for over 7 years before joining the Kirkby team in November 2021. I love feline nursing and have a particular soft spot for senior patients! I live with my husband Joel, son George and cat Rufus.


Beth Briggs

Registered Veterinary Nurse


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I am a registered veterinary nurse here at Kirkby in Ashfield Vets4Pets. I am also still studying in my 4th year of my BSc veterinary nursing course at the Royal Veterinary College, to obtain a certificate in Emergency and critical care. I live at home with my parents, brothers and my chocolate labrador Revel, who is a very typical Labrador. I enjoy looking after all the in patients that we have in, I love following their improvements over time. I'm so grateful to be part of this amazing team and I look forward to meeting all the clients and their animals!


Georgia York

Student Veterinary Nurse

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I started working at Vets4Pets in October 2020. I am currently in my 2nd year of FdSc Veterinary Nursing at Nottingham Trent University. I live at home with my two labradors (Marley and Eddie), two rabbits and an African pygmy hedgehog! I am so greatful to have been offered the opportunity to work and learn within an amazing team at Kirkby Vets4Pets and I look forward to settling in and meeting all of our clients and their animals


Toyah Mills

Veterinary Care Assistant

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Amy Bullous

Client Care Manager

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I have joined the team at Kirkby after working for Vets4Pets as a Receptionist since 2013, initially at Mansfield and more recently at Sutton in Ashfield. I live with my husband Luke and our daughter Isla and son Noah. We share our home with Kira the German Shepherd, Boo & Nelson the cats who keep us super busy. I am so proud to be part of such a fabulous and dedicated team here at Kirkby and I am really enjoying getting to know all of our new clients and seeing lots of familiar faces!


Vanessa Kirk

Client Care Advisor

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I have recently joined the team at Kirkby In Ashfield from previously working at Pets at Home for the last 7 years. I have always had a keen interest in animal care, I studied this for 2 years after leaving school in 2007. At home I live with my partner Nathan, Our son Willis and Stanley the Lhasa Apso but I’ve kept many other animals. In my free time I like to take Stanley on his long walks, exercising and going out with friends or family. It is a pleasure to work with such an amazing, committed team at Kirkby, I am also enjoying meeting all our clients and their pets.


Kate Randle

Client Care Advisor

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I have been working for a Vets4Pets practice in Sheffield since April 2018, before joining the Kirkby team in November 2021. I have always had a passion for animals and animal care from a young age and studied animal management for 2 years at college. My favourite part about working as a client care advisor is meeting lots of clients and their furry friends! At home I have a 1 year old Golden Retriever called Cooper

Vets4Pets Kirkby in Ashfield is committed to bringing you affordable, high quality care via a modern, well equipped practice, including a lab, pharmacy, digital x-ray, therapeutic laser and ultrasound. Plus, on site car parking too!

The friendly team can't wait to meet all of their new clients!



  • Emergency cover
    Even if we are closed, we have your pet covered.
  • Operating Theatre
    An operating theatre with gaseous anaesthetic facility for surgical procedures.
  • Separate Cat & Dog Wards
    Separate cat and dog hospital wards, designed to ensure your pet is kept in a comfortably stress free environment.
  • Digital X-Ray
    Digital X ray equipment is available.

Show more services

  • Isolation Unit
    A special ward to care for animals with contagious diseases.
  • Blood Pressure Monitor
    Used to measure the range of blood pressure as a preventative treatment to identify early signs of systemic hypertension.
  • Ultrasound
    Generates 2-D moving images of your pet’s internal organs at work.
  • Biochemistry
    Allows an assessment of the functionality of a patients organs.
  • Haematology
    Allows the assessment of a patient's blood and blood cells.
  • Tonopen (measures eye pressure)
    Measures eye pressure.
  • In-house Laboratory
    A range of analytical tests and equipment to assist in the rapid diagnosis of illness.
  • X-Ray
    Generates digital 2D images of bones and internal organs.
  • X-Ray & Ultrasound
    X-Ray & Ultrasound
  • Weight Clinic
    Monitoring clinic to help dogs and cats achieve optimal weights – both if they have been under or overweight
  • Prescriptions
    We can provide written prescriptions upon request.
  • Health Plans
    Designed to cover all the regular pet care essentials such as vaccinations and flea and worm prevention, whilst saving you money.
  • Physiotherapy
    Supports your pets' strength and mobility.
  • Pet Passport
    Trained Official Veterinarian vets to issue Pet Passports, Fit to Fly letters and rabies serology tests.
  • Nutritional Advice
    Advice and support for your pet's diet.
  • Nurse Clinic
    Appointments with a highly qualified nurse which can cover anything from nutrition and fitness advice, grooming techniques, to pet socialisation classes.
  • Medication
  • Locally Owned
    This practice is locally owned.
  • Laser Treatment
    Therapeutic laser therapy.
  • Hospital Ward
    Suite of custom-built kennels for the housing and monitoring of in-patients.
  • Home Visits
    If you can’t make it us, we will come to you. We offer routine home visit for pets who don’t like to leave the house or clients who are unable to visit us. (Additional costs may occur)
  • Educational Workshops
    Educational workshops are held to create awareness.
  • Bereavement Support
    Making the decision to say goodbye to your pet is one of the toughest you’ll ever make. Pets provide us with unconditional love, friendship and comfort, so it is normal to have intense or conflicting emotions when it comes to euthanasia. At Vets4Pets we’re here for you and your pet for every step of your journey together.
  • Anaesthetic
    General anaesthetic enables us to perform many procedures kindly and safely for your pet.
  • Dentistry
    The treatment and prevention of dental disease
  • Microchipping
    A microchip can help retrieve lost pets
  • Separate Cat & Dog Waiting Areas
    Separate cat and dog waiting areas, designed to ensure your pet is kept in a comfortably stress free environment.

Practice accreditations

  • RCVS accreditation EDITED
  • $R011TVO

Health Plans

Health Plan

Complete Care

From £8 a month
Complete peace of mind
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Health Plan

Complete Care Senior

From £17
A complete care plan for your 7+ year old pet's continued good health
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Health Plans

Flea & Worm Pack

Protect your pet and your pocket!
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Health Plan


Just £99
Vac4Life is a preventative plan following primary vaccinations

Out of hours

Vets Now Chesterfield
c/o The Charlesworth Veterinary Surgery
55 – 59 Broadleys
Clay Cross
S45 9JN

Telephone: 01246 930560

Standard consultation fees start from £240.50.

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