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Corstorphine Vets4Pets

Inside Pets at Home
1-7 Glasgow Road
4 Gylemuir
Corstorphine
Edinburgh
EH12 7UF

Telephone: 0131 334 0052

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Opening Hours

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Meet the team

Sonia Stoddart

Sonia

Practice Owner & Veterinary Surgeon

MRCVS

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Unlike a lot of vets, I didn’t grow up knowing I wanted to be a vet and only realised it was the career for me until much later. I grew up in Minnesota in America and worked two jobs growing up: on a farm and in a little privately owned coffee shop. While the farm taught me a lot about the importance of hard work, I will never forget how much I loved getting to know all the regulars at the coffee shop. I graduated from high school and needed to quit these jobs to start my first degree, but never forgot what they taught me. I moved to Wisconsin to study neurobiology at UW Madison. It was here I met my now husband and the adorable little moggie named Lupita (“little wolf”). I graduated there with a first then we three moved to Los Angeles where I worked in a lab studying children’s leukaemia. The work here was so important but I felt very disconnected to the patients I was helping. I thought back to the coffee shop where I got to know everyone that came in and I thought of how much I loved my little wolf. I also thought about how I needed to see the effects my hard work was helping my patients. I decided then I would become a vet. We three then moved to Edinburgh where I studied at the beautiful Dick Vet. I was in one of the last classes to get to go through Summerhall, and one of the first classes to get to go to the new campus in Roslin. I qualified in 2013, spent some time in a busy hospital in Coventry England where I would routinely stay 3-5 hours after my shift to learn new surgeries, place E-T tubes, learn new ways to handle internal medicine challenges, etc. I started with Vets4Pets in 2014 and took over the Corstorphine branch in late 2017. So far, I’m so happy to be here. As I had hoped when going to vet school, my favourite part of being in general practice is meeting new clients and their pets, and I so look forward to getting to know everyone that comes into my room. I’m also currently working on a small animal internal medicine certificate. My other interests in the clinic are ultrasonography, kittens and puppies, clinical pathology, rabbits, general surgery, old animals of all species, anaesthesia and middle aged animals of all species. Outside the clinic, I am mad about cycling, I also enjoy running, cooking, a good podcast, panel shows (panel shows and beans on toast are my favourite UK things!), music and my little old little wolf, Lupita.
Margherita Boasso Corstorphine

Margherita

Veterinary Surgeon

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Hello! I am Margherita and I‘ve permanently joined Corstorphine’s team since September 2017. I had been here few months before as a locum vet, when I had just moved from Italy, but all the people have been so welcoming and supportive to me that I felt I was in the right place at the right moment. Due to that, I decided to start a new chapter of career and life here in Edinburgh. I graduated in 2015 and since then I have practiced with small animals, who I really love.

My major interests are internal medicine, anesthesia and analgesia, but I like being a GP as well. The thing I prefer the most about my job is being part of pets’ life and be there when they really need. I always try to help them and owners as best as I can and I feel that my role can have a very important impact on their quality of life, that’s why I think it’s “special”.

When I have some free time I like spending it with friends and family, I do enjoy travelling and spend time in nature and expressing my creativity with DIY projects. I like baking and cooking, but most of all I love my pets (you can see the last member of the crew in the picture).

Vicky

Vicky

Veterinary Surgeon

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Hi all, I am the newest addition to Vets4pets Corstorphine. I am originally from Canada but have lived in the UK for some time. In the past I have worked as a VCA, vet nurse, and believe it or not, I also have a degree in costume design. I decided to leave the entertainment industry to pursue my dream of becoming a veterinarian, receiving my BSc with a specialist in health and disease from the University of Toronto and graduating with a BVM&S from R(D)SVS in 2020.

 

I have a keen interest in further developing my knowledge and skillset especially in the areas of soft tissue surgery, diagnostic imaging, nutrition and exotics. When I'm not at work you can find me cooking, painting, sewing or hiking in the Pentlands with my husband and husky Charley or of course at home cuddling my silly Tuxedo cat McTaggart.

 

I am beyond excited to be a part of such a driven and wonderfully supportive team and cannot wait to meet your little ones!

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Stacey

Head Veterinary Nurse

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Hi,

I’m the Head Nurse here at Corstorphine Vets4Pets.  I am originally from Sunny Blackpool and qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in January 2017. Shortly after qualifying I headed “Down Under” and worked as a veterinary Nurse in Australia where I came across a variety of interesting cases and patients (including a koala and kangaroo). Upon my return to the UK, I volunteered in South East Asia and then started to work in different clinics across the UK, in order to gain different experiences. I then made my way to Scotland and have decided to settle in Edinburgh.

I have had several different carers ranging from stockbroking, child care and hairdressing but feel I have finally found my vocation in life and love that every day in work is different. I enjoy having nurse consults and meeting all our lovely patients even if they are not that keen on meeting us. I also enjoy inpatient care and nursing patients back to good health as well as having an interest in diagnostic imaging.

You may hear me singing to our patients from time to time especially if we are taking blood samples as I feel this helps to calm them down although the rest of the team are not quite as appreciative.

Unfortunately I don’t have any pets of my own yet but in my spare time I enjoy being outdoors and rock climbing as well as socialising with friends and discovering new places to go for afternoon tea.

Susanne

Susanne

Veterinary Nurse

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Hi I’m Susanne. I have been with Vet4Pets on and off for three years now during my veterinary nurse training, but as of December I have been employed as a Veterinary nurse with the amazing team at Corstorphine.

Growing up I always knew I wanted to help people and animals, and studied for my degree in human nursing where I worked for 20 plus years. I eventually realised my real calling, was helping animals, and decided to retrain as an animal nurse!

I have two adorable rescue dogs Charlie and Daisy and I also foster animals that need a bit more help. In my spare time I love to spend time with my family, baking, cooking and walking the dogs.

I am known as the “work mum” and I keep all these young ones in place.

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Rachel

Veterinary Nurse

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Hi there! My name is Rachel and I have recently qualified with a diploma in veterinary nursing from the College of Animal Welfare this year. I left school as soon as I could and started off with a qualification in animal care. I soon went onto become a veterinary care assistant for many years before studying veterinary nursing. I have always had a passion for working with animals and couldn't imagine myself doing anything else!

I have a keen interest for inpatient care, radiography and consulting.

When I am not at work, I enjoy playing the bagpipes for Glencorse pipe band, swimming and spending time with family and friends. I also love exploring the pentland hills with my two golden retrievers Luna and Halley.

Danielle Mannion Corstorphine

Danielle

Student Veterinary Nurse

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After working in the banking industry for nearing 3 years I decided to pursue my dream job as a veterinary nurse. This lead me to doing a lot of weekend work experience at Vets 4 Pets Corstorphine and I joined the team in summer 2017 when an opportunity arrived to become a care assistant within the practice.

I have an interest in small exotics and share my house with my own pets Gizmo the Russian Dwarf hamster, Tifa the Gerbil and Pumpkin and Frankie my rabbits.

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Nina

Student Veterinary Nurse

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Hi, I’m Nina. I joined the Corstorphine team in January 2021 as a student veterinary nurse – and am very excited to be training on the job and working towards becoming a registered veterinary nurse! I have three pet rats (who are very food orientated and love to climb and explore). I also consider my parent’s dog Milo as one of my pets despite having moved away from home. 

In my spare time I like to read, my rats are named after some of my favourite authors: Orwell, Austen, and Salinger. I’m a movie fanatic who enjoys a good superhero film, and when I’m not reading or watching films, you might find me going for long walks in and around Edinburgh.

Afton Corstorphine

Afton

Veterinary Care Assistant

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Hi! my name is Afton and I joined the Corstorphine team in December 2018 as Client Care Advisor but have recently moved to the clinical team as a Veterinary Care Assistant and have loved every minute since.

I have always been an avid animal lover from a very young and grew up with both dogs and hamsters as well as the more unusual hawks, bearded dragons and piranha!! However when I turned 18 I bought my very first pet in my name, my little bunny Fiver from Corstorphine, where I had his health check and vaccs. Little did I know I would be working for this dedicated team 2 years later!!

In my spare time I am an avid bookworm, but I mostly spend my spare time hanging out with my cats Toothless and Newt and my snake Morpheus.

Charley McNeill Corstorphine

Charley

Practice Manager

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My name is Charley and I have been in the Vets4Pets Corstorphine family for over two years now!

I previously worked with the SSPCA  and also worked with horses for four years.

In the practice I have worked as receptionist, Veterinary Care assistant and recently have been promoted to practice manager! The team at Corstorphine have become my family over the years and I couldn’t imagine myself working anywhere else.

On my days off I spend most of my time walking with my rescue Rottweiler X, Diesel, who will sometime spend the odd weekend with me at the practice. Owning Diesel has given me a huge interest in reactive dogs and dog behaviour (He’s not been the easiest dog to own) but I wouldn’t change him for the world. I also love to paint, socialise with friends and eat all the junk food!

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Cara

Client Care Advisor

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I’ve always had a love for animals which started with a fascination for catching ladybugs in my garden and then accidentally letting them loose in the house.

I went on to get my BSc in Animal Biology and always wanted to find a job where I could meet the most animals as possible in a day!

Working as a CCA at Vets4Pets has allowed me to do so. Meeting everyone’s beloved pets is the highlight of my day. I feel proud to work with the Corstorphine team to do my bit to help keep owners pets happy and healthy.

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Robyn

Client Care Advisor

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My name is Robyn, I joined the Vets4pets Corstorphine team in July 2019 as a client care advisor. I really love meeting all the pets and their families! I have always loved animals from a young age and have dreamed about working with them since. I have a degree in animal biology and I am currently in my final year of my masters in Veterinary Physiotherapy. I love working with the Corstorphine team and have learnt so much whilst working here!

Jen

Jen

Client Care Advisor

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I've always worked in a retail environment, and I have a BA degree in Events Management, but I've never really known what I've wanted to work as. I've always fancied working with animals but couldn't find a job that fit with my morals, until now.

Being a CCA at Vets4Pets is great as I get to meet all the clients and their adorable pets! I've also become the practice spider catcher, which could be considered my most important role!

Outside of work I like watching horror movies with my cats, Alfie and Salem!

 

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

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

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Services

  • Emergency cover
    Even if we are closed, we have your pet covered.
  • Digital X-Ray
    Digital X ray equipment is available.
  • Isolation Unit
    A special ward to care for animals with contagious diseases.
  • Biochemistry
    Allows an assessment of the functionality of a patients organs.

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  • In-house Laboratory
    A range of analytical tests and equipment to assist in the rapid diagnosis of illness.
  • Dentistry
    The treatment and prevention of dental disease

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Health Plans

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Best Start in Life

£85
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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Out of hours

Vets Now Edinburgh
2b Hutchison Crossway
Gorgie
Edinburgh
EH14 1RR

Telephone: 0131 444 0990

Standard consultations before 9pm start from £192.00. Standard consultations after 9pm start from £247.50.

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