Cardiff Llanrumney Vets4Pets

Countisbury Avenue

Telephone: 029 2079 0222

Opening hours

Tuesday  - 
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Saturday  - 
Sunday Closed

Meet the team

Tom  Butler

Tom Butler

Practice Owner & Veterinary Surgeon


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I qualified as a veterinary surgeon from the Royal Vet College, London in 2002. I have always been surrounded by pets, currently Missy a black lab and Janice the Jack Russell. I aim to treat all pets as if they were my own. in 2001 I passed the RCVS certificate in small animal surgery (CertSAS) . I am one of few vets in South Wales who hold this qualification and I am able to perform complex surgeries here in Cardiff for my own patients and for pets referred to me from other practices. I have always been a keen sportsman, in my earlier days I played professional rugby for Leicester Tigers, I currently play league basketball for the Caerphilly Salamanders.
Delyth Butler

Delyth Butler

Veterinary Surgeon

BVetMed (Hons) CertSAM MRCVS

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I graduated at the top of my year from The Royal Veterinary College, London in 2004. Since graduation I have kept up my studies as I aim to provide the best possible care to the pets that I treat. I have completed both the ESVP Certificate in feline medicine, and the RCVS Certificate in Small Animal Medicine; the latter being a qualification very few vets in South Wales have. I am particularly passionate about helping pets with medical conditions such as bowel disease, kidney failure and heart and lung disease. I previously worked in a large Midlands practice seeing pets with these conditions referred to me from other vets. Even though many of these conditions cannot be cured, I strongly believe that in the right hands we can provide these patients with the best quality of life for as long as possible. Here at Llanrumney Vets4Pets we like to work with owners as a team, giving you all the options available for you and your beloved pets.
Julija Jegorova

Julija Jegorova

Veterinary Surgeon

Rob Virgin

Rob Virgin

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Charlotte Friswell

Charlotte Friswell

Registered Veterinary Nurse

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I joined the team here at Llanrumney Vets4Pets, in June 2015. My main clinical interest lies in pain management  I am also interested in both canine and feline behaviour. My pets include Clawdette the domestic shorthair cat and a crazy canine, Madog the Bracco! My aim is to look after each patient as my own and give them the care I would like my own furry babies to receive!‚Äč

Sian Day

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Sarah Cottnam

Sarah Cottnam


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Having grown up in Llanrumney I feel very much part of this community. As soon as I joined the team at Llanrumney Vets4Pets I felt like part of the family. I have two French bulldogs along with two young boys who keep me busy and entertained. I always strive to provide excellent customer service and look forward to meeting existing patients, and also some new ones.
Louise O'Reilly

Louise O'Reilly


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I have lived in Llanrumney all my life and have worked at vets4pets since October 2013. I enjoy every aspect of my role and I always strive to provide the highest level of friendly and approachable client care, with the view that our clients are just as important to us as their furry babies are. I understand just how much your pets mean to you as I am mum to Ralph and Ruby. Ralph and Ruby are both springer spaniels. Ralph is almost 4 years old and Ruby is a very new addition to my family and is just over 3 months old. Outside of work these 2 keep me very busy.
Leah O'donavon

Leah O'Donovan


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I have always lived locally and I enjoy feeling a part of the community. I have always loved animals and have a great love for dogs in particular.

I have a Cavachon called Gusgus and I have recently rehomed a Shih Tzu named Mabel.

They both keep me busy outside of work and keep me on my toes!

My aim is to provide a friendly, approachable customer service and I look forward to meeting you and giving your fur babies a cuddle!

We opened our veterinary surgery on Monday 29th April 2013.
We came to Cardiff to offer the best preventative healthcare we could to keep the pets of our local area healthy and happy and to live longer, more fulfilling lives. After 6 and a bit years, we like to think that we have gone a long way to achieving that goal. We strive to give all of our clients and their pets a friendly welcome and to make you feel valued by our team. We make sure you get excellent customer service and we pride ourselves on being able to achieve the best outcomes for your cherished pets, because we treat them like they are our own.
We have recently been awarded the RCVS Practice Standards Scheme Award (for a second time); this is a major achievement and means that our veterinary surgery abides by strict codes of conduct applicable to patient and client care. We have been nominated every year for the PetPlan Practice of the Year award, and have recently been chosen as one of the “Three Best Rated” vet practices in Cardiff. These awards are all due to the hard work and dedication of our team and our loyal clients who are happy to recommend us to their friends and colleagues. Thank you all!
Our team of 4 vets, 3 nurses, and 3 receptionists are all here to provide you and your pet with the best care we can. We are constantly improving our skills and investing in new equipment to be able to offer more treatment possibilities. Most recently we upgraded our blood analysers and purchased new ECG, blood pressure monitoring and ocular pressure measuring devices. This is all cutting edge equipment to make sure your pet gets the best in diagnostics and care, right here in Cardiff.
Tom, our head vet, holds the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Small Animal Surgery Certificate and performs referral level orthopedic surgery every week. In particular he enjoys dealing with canine cruciate (knee) cases and fractured bones. Another of our vets Julija holds the ESVPS Certificate in Feline Practice and our nurse Rob has recently taken his exam for the ESVPS Nurse Certificate in Anaesthesia. Our vets, alongside the usual medical cases, have special interests in skin and ear disease, heart disease, lameness and joint problems, old age issues and dental disease. We invest heavily in our team’s clinical development so that our team keeps up to date with all the latest developments to make sure your pet gets the very best care.
Our nursing team is very happy to see your pets for dental and weight watchers clinics, puppy socialisation visits, general diet advice and flea and worming treatments. And not forgetting our reception team who are always there to give your pet some fuss when you come to visit us. This team is the backbone of our clinic – they know every pet by name and ensure that you receive all the support you need.
We’re proud of our clinic and we hope you will be proud to recommend us too.



  • Orthopaedics
    Surgery of joints and bones.
  • Operating Theatre
    An operating theatre with gaseous anaesthetic facility for surgical procedures.
  • Digital X-Ray
    Digital X ray equipment is available.
  • Isolation Unit
    A special ward to care for animals with contagious diseases.

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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Tonopen (measures eye pressure)
    Tonopen (measures eye pressure)
  • In-house Laboratory
    A range of analytical tests and equipment to assist in the rapid diagnosis of illness.
  • X-Ray & Ultrasound
    X-Ray & Ultrasound
  • 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.
  • Cruciate Surgery
    Surgery to repair damaged stifle ligaments.
  • Cat and Dog Hospital Ward
    There are separate wards for cats and dogs providing good hygiene environment.
  • Anaesthetic
    General anaesthetic enables us to perform many procedures kindly and safely for your pet.
  • Dentistry
    The treatment and prevention of dental disease

Practice accreditations

Health Plans

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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.

Health Plan


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Vac4Life is a preventative plan following primary vaccinations

Out of hours

V.E.T.S. Ltd
Unit 2c
Gwaelod-y-Garth Industrial Estate
CF15 9AA

Telephone: 02920001454

7 Days a Week: 6pm to 12am: £140 12am to 8.30am: £160 Weekend Day Time and Bank Holidays: 8.30am to 6pm: £130

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