Dorchester Vets4Pets

Inside Pets at Home
Weymouth Avenue Retail Park
Weymouth Avenue

Telephone: 01305 268794

Closed Now

Need emergency care? See out of hours information.

Opening Hours

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

Parking details

We have on-site parking and lift accessibility directly to the waiting room.

Meet the team


Jordan Hall

Veterinary Surgeon and Clinical Director


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Jordan attended The University of Liverpool; getting his degree in Veterinary Science in 2017 and moved to Dorset to start work straight after graduation. He has lived in the area since and worked in several practices, developing his surgical and medical skills. Jordan’s key interest is in exotic animals; happy to deal with a wide range of species including lizards, tortoises, snakes, birds as well as rabbits, guinea pigs and everything in between – he is completing a Certificate in Advance Veterinary Practice in Zoological Medicine through the University of Edinburgh.

In his spare time Jordan enjoys watching TV series, movies and sports at home on the sofa with cat, Vinnie, walks around the local coastline and countryside with fiancé Lauren, or spending time in the gym.


Lauren Taylor

Registered Veterinary Nurse and Practice Manager


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Lauren completed her Veterinary Nursing course at Lynwood School of Veterinary Nursing and qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in 2019. She enjoys all aspects of veterinary nursing, but has a specific interest in the nursing care, surgery and unique requirements of exotic animals, having worked closely with a huge variety of species during her career so far – including penguins, otters, marmosets, to name but a few!

Lauren likes to keep active in her spare time and often enjoys taking dog Shadow for walks, as well as exploring local routes with fiancé Jordan, or working out at the gym, or can be found in front of the TV cuddling their cat, Vinnie.

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Merissa Corbridge

Registered Veterinary Nurse


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Merissa has worked in the veterinary industry for 7 years, qualifying as a Registered Veterinary Nurse from Lynwood School of Veterinary Nursing in 2019.

Starting as a locum in May 2022, Merissa to take a full time position from August 2022. She has a keen interest in exotic species as well as surgery in general as is a clinical coach, helping to inspire and teach the next generation of veterinary nurses.

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with friends and family along with her two dogs - Dave the Labrador and Mila the St. Bernard!

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Emma Wright

Registered Veterinary Nurse


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Emma worked as a veterinary nurse for 15 years in East Sussex. She relocated to Dorset and joined the Vets4Pets Dorchester Team in November 2019.

Emma has a Labrador named Willow who loves long walks in the forest. 

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Amanda Fleming

Registered Veterinary Nurse


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Amanda has worked as a Veterinary Nurse since qualifying in 2001, she has worked in many practices over the years in Surrey and Essex. She joined the Vets4Pets team in Dorchester in September 2022, having recently moved to Dorset.

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Faye Barrett

Animal Care Assistant/Student Nurse

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Faye worked for many years in the motor trade before deciding she wanted a change and her love of animals led her to join the Vets4Pets Team in September 2019.

She has two bouncy puppies, Ivy and Nova, who both love cuddles and long walks in the countryside. In her spare time Faye also enjoys fixing cars. You can take the girl out of the motor trade but you can't take the motor trade out of the girl!

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Faye Parker

Senior Receptionist

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Faye has been working with Dorchester Vets4Pets since July 2018. Previously she worked for a small charity for 3 years, doing everything from animal care to reception tasks. She is so pleased to be able to continue working with animals and loves meeting clients' pets, particularly their new family members!

Faye studied for just over a year at Sparsholt College in Winchester to achieve a Diploma in Animal Management. As part of this course she got to work with a wide range of animals, but has plenty of experience with pets.

Faye has a little Chihuahua cross at home who runs the house! But what Chihuahua doesn't? In her spare time she enjoys long walks and singing.

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Alison Riddle


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Alison joined us in June 2022. Her previous jobs saw her in the retail and leisure industry, including several as the front of house manager as the Bovington Tank Museum.

Alison is married with a grown up son and a handsome black Labrador named Spook, who thinks 16 hours sleep a day is the right answer to any issue! She grew up on farms and has always had a love for animals, especially cows who have always been lovingly known as 'Moomins' in her family!

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Imogen Barnes


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Imogen joined the Dorchester Vets4Pets team in June 2022. She has always had a love for animals, having studied Animal Management at Kingston Maurward College. She also has a university degree revolving around performing arts and spends her spare time dancing, acting and singing wherever possible.

Since finishing her degree she has found her way back to her passion for animals and is hoping to study to become a Veterinary Nurse in the near future.

The team at Vets4Pets Dorchester is committed to bringing you high quality care in a modern, well equipped practice with facilities including; in-house laboratory, digital x-ray and ultrasound.

We have on-site parking and lift accessibility directly to the waiting room.

We look forward to welcoming you into our practice!



  • Emergency cover
    Even if we are closed, we have your pet covered.
  • Open 7 Days a Week
    We are open 7 days a week.
  • Aquatics
  • Biochemistry
    Allows an assessment of the functionality of a patients organs.

Show more services

  • Blood Pressure Monitor
    Used to measure the range of blood pressure as a preventative treatment to identify early signs of systemic hypertension.
  • Dentistry
    The treatment and prevention of dental disease
  • Digital X-Ray
    Digital X ray equipment is available.
  • Electrolyte
    Enables the assessment of critical blood chemicals such as sodium and potassium.
  • Exotic Pet
    Can see a range of patients, from small animals through to reptiles.
  • Haematology – Blood testing
    Allows the assessment of a patient's blood and blood cells.
  • Health Plans
    Designed to cover all the regular pet care essentials such as vaccinations and flea and worm prevention, whilst saving you money.
  • 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)
  • In-house Laboratory
    A range of analytical tests and equipment to assist in the rapid diagnosis of illness.
  • Isolation Unit
    A special ward to care for animals with contagious diseases.
  • Microchipping
    A microchip can help retrieve lost pets
  • Nurse Clinic
    Appointments with a highly qualified nurse which can cover anything from nutrition and fitness advice, grooming techniques, to pet socialisation classes.
  • Nutritional Advice
    Advice and support for your pet's diet.
  • Operating Theatre
    An operating theatre with gaseous anaesthetic facility for surgical procedures.
  • Prescriptions
    We can provide written prescriptions upon request.
  • Puppy Parties
    Puppy parties to support you to train, socialise and ensure your puppy has the best start in life possible.
  • Rabbit Medicine and Testing
    Rabbit Medicine and Testing
  • Small Mammal Medicine and Surgery
    Small Mammal Medicine and Surgery
  • Ultrasound
    Generates 2-D moving images of your pet’s internal organs at work.
  • X-Ray
    Generates digital 2D images of bones and internal organs.

Practice accreditations

  • RCVS accreditation EDITED

Health Plans

Health Plan

Complete Care Junior

£15 a month
Expert veterinary care, plus lots of support and tailored advice for your puppy or kitten, in an affordable and convenient way
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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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Out of hours

Southfield Veterinary Centre
South Walks

Telephone: 01305 262913

Consultations start from £153