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Bradford Idle (Eccleshill) Vets4Pets

Inside Pets at Home
Enterprise Retail Park
Bradford Road, Idle
BD10 8EG

Telephone: 01274 400 500

Closed Now

Need emergency care? See out of hours information.

Opening Hours

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

Safe collection of medication available

We are now able to offer safe collection of your pet’s medication and flea and worm preventative mediations. Please contact us to find out more.

Meet the team

Tamsin Chance

Tamsin Chance

Practice Owner & Veterinary Surgeon


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Tamsin qualified from the Royal Veterinary College, London in 1999. She has always had a keen interest in surgery and achieved the Royal College Certificate in Small Animal Surgery in 2009. Having worked as the main surgeon in a large hospital practice for eight years prior to joining Eccleshill in 2012, Tamsin is very experienced in all areas of surgery and is happy to give phone advice or have cases referred to her directly
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Marta Valtorta

Veterinary Surgeon


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Marta qualified from Milan, Italy in 2007. She really enjoys consulting, getting to know both the patient and the clients very quickly. She is an Official Veterinary Surgeon, which means she can issue passports and arrange export certificates.
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Francesca Connolly

Veterinary Surgeon


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Francesca graduated from Glasgow University in 2004. She spent her first 18 months enjoying mixed practice before deciding to concentrate on companion animals. She has a keen interest in surgery and after five years of extra study in this area she achieved the royal college certificate in Small Animal Surgery in 2012. She enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine and was very proud to be nominated by her clients for vet of the year in 2011.
Emily Taylor Vet Surgeon

Emily Taylor

Veterinary Surgeon


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Emily graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 2010 and returned home to Yorkshire to work in small animal practice shortly after. She has a variety of small animal experience, having worked in both small surgeries and large veterinary hospitals; from treating common ailments to looking after critical inpatients and seeing emergencies through the night. Emily’s veterinary interests include internal medicine, critical care medicine and dermatology and she particularly enjoys getting to know clients and their pets through preventative healthcare. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family and has a little grey cat called Princess, who definitely lives up to her name! Emily joined the friendly and knowledgeable team at Bradford Idle in October 2017; if you see her please feel free to say hello!
Liz Ward Head Nurse

Liz Ward

Head Nurse

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Hannah Baldwin

Registered Veterinary Nurse


Amy O'sullivan

Registered Veterinary Nurse


Rebecca Marsden

Registered Veterinary Nurse


Sebastian Mosley

Veterinary Nurse

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Tracy Watson

Practice Manager

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Susan Kitching


Jo Blessington

Jo Blessington


Georgia Stainton



Lola Mclaughlin


Vets4Pets Bradford Idle was originally Vets4Pets Eccleshill, however we relocated in 2017 into our brand new premises inside Pets at Home in March 2017. It is the same great team, with a few new faces to cover our extended opening hours now open 7 days a week! 

It is run by local vet and mum of two, Tamsin Chance, and between our staff we have over 100 years of clinical experience!

Tamsin Chance MRCVS and Francesca Connolly MRCVS are both holders of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Certificate in Small Animal Surgery (CertSAS) and run a dedicated surgical service. They also accept referrals from other practices. Marta Valtorta MRCVS has over 10 years experience and especially enjoys consulting, getting to know the clients and patients very quickly. She is an Official Veterinary Surgeon which means she can issue passports and arrange export certificates.

Emily Taylor MRCVS enjoys complex medical cases with a particular interest in feline friends. 

Our extremely popular and friendly practice manager Tracy Watson, is a familiar face having worked at the practice for over 12 years.

Our 5 qualified Registered Veterinary Nurses have a wide range of interests and experience, including a variety of clinics, anaesthesia, wildlife and emergency medicine and surgery.



  • Emergency cover
    Even if we are closed, we have your pet covered.
  • Orthopaedics
    Surgery of joints and bones.
  • 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.

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  • Digital X-Ray
    Digital X ray equipment is available.
  • Isolation Unit
    A special ward to care for animals with contagious diseases.
  • Oxygen Chamber
    Enables us to provide supplemental oxygen when needed.
  • Echocardiography (heart scans)
    Generates a 2D moving image of your pet's heart.
  • Blood Pressure Monitor
    Used to measure the range of blood pressure as a preventative treatment to identify early signs of systemic hypertension.
  • ECG
    ECG is also available to keep your pet's heart healthy.
  • 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.
  • Electrolyte
    Enables the assessment of critical blood chemicals such as sodium and potassium.
  • 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
  • Soft Tissue
    Surgical procedures involving the soft tissues such as ears and skin.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Hospital Ward
    Suite of custom-built kennels for the housing and monitoring of in-patients.
  • Fracture Repair
    Orthopaedic surgery to correct broken bones.
  • Ear Surgery
    Ear Surgery service is available to keep your pet free from any infections.
  • Cruciate Surgery
    Surgery to repair damaged stifle ligaments.
  • Chemotherapy
    Dogs and cats that receive chemotherapy feel normal the day they are given the drug.
  • 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.
  • Air Way Surgery
    Air Way Surgery
  • Open 7 Days a Week
    We are open 7 days a week.
  • Dentistry
    The treatment and prevention of dental disease

Practice tour

Practice accreditations

  • RCVS accreditation EDITED
  • Small_Animal_Practice

Health Plans

Starter pack protection

Best Start in Life

Our Best Start in Life starter pack includes everything they'll need from a veterinary perspective to grow up happy and healthy, from a microchip to their first vaccinations.
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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 Bradford
1 Lorne Street
East Bowling

Telephone: 01274 722 721

Standard consultations before 11pm start from £165.50. Standard consultations after 11pm start from £213.50.

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