Meet the team
Amy was born and raised in Ipswich. She qualified from the Royal Veterinary College in 2013 and worked in a number of small animal practices in Hertfordshire. Amy joined the Vets4Pets team in January 2018 after moving back to Ipswich.
Amy particularly enjoys surgery and diagnostic imaging and is working towards a Post Graduate Certificate in Small Animal Surgery.
Ellie was born and raised in Kent. She recently moved to Ipswich with her partner and tabby cat Philip.
Ellie joined the team in December 2021 after graduating from the Royal Veterinary College in 2020. Her interests include feline behaviour and surgery.
In her spare time Ellie enjoys crochet, yoga and pole fitness.
Lucy graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2011 with a first class Honours degree and in 2016 completed her MSc in Clinical Animal Behaviour.
Lucy has worked with us since opening in 2012 and in 2018 became a partner of the practice. She is passionate about low stress patient handling and offers behavioural consults for dogs, cats and rabbits.
Lauren was born in Kent and moved to Suffolk as a child. She lives here with her husband and three young sons.
She qualified in 2010 after completing her Veterinary Nurse training at a practice in Ipswich. Lauren locumed at various practices around Suffolk prior to joining our team. Since 2021 Lauren is now Head Veterinary Nurse, a job share with one of our other nurses Bonnie, and a clinical coach - teaching our student nurses.
Sophie was born in Suffolk and currently lives here with her husband, Will. Sophie qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2010 and has worked in many practices around Suffolk and also spent some time doing locum work before joining us in (insert year).
Sophie is currently undertaking a certificate in Anaesthesia and analgesia.
Shelbey joined the team in March 2022 after previously working at an out-of-hours practice.
She qualified in 2019 after studying for her Diploma in Veterinary Nursing at the Central College of Animal Studies.
Shelbey has completed the BVNA Oral Care Certificate and hopes to undertake the Certificate in Anaesthesia and Analgesia in the future.
Shelbey has always had a keen interest in animals and learning everything about them. She has grown up with pets, so a career surrounded by them was ideal.
In her spare time she enjoys going for walks with her husky Koda, reading and socialising with friends.
Fleur joined the team in March 2022 when, after two years as a specialist nurse in a referral centre, she found herself missing the wide range of cases and skills used in a general practice setting.
Fleur qualified from the College of Animal Welfare in August 2019. A career with animals was an obvious choice for her having been lucky enough to grow up with a number of different family pets over the years.
Fleur enjoys all aspects of nursing, and particularly loves how no day is the same, with every day throwing in a new challenge.
In her spare time, Fleur spends most of her time experimenting in her kitchen, seeing friends and spending time with her cat, Wiggly Worm (pictured above begrudgingly posing for a photograph).
Abbie started her journey with us through a work experience placement. When the opportunity arose in September 2020, Abbie became a student veterinary nurse.
In her spare time Abbie enjoys reading and spending time with her two dogs.
Megan joined us in November 2019 after working for Pets at Home. Previous to this she spent many years working in retail.
Megan was born and raised in Essex but moved to the local area in 2018.
She has always had a love of animals and decided to rehome a rescue dog called Watson from the Blue cross in 2021.
In her spare time she enjoys gaming and crocheting (especially lots of bumble bees which you may discover around the practice).
Stephanie joined us as a receptionist in March 2021 after 16 years in retail. Stephanie has had a love of animals from a young age so when the practice management role came up in November 2021 she knew it was the right move to make, combining her love of customer service and animals.
She has owned many weird and wonderful pets over the years. She currently has a Korthal Griffon called Nelson, a tabby cat called Mr Digby and 11 ducks (Quackie Chan, James Pond, Quack Efron and Duck Norris to name a few).
In her spare time she spends time with her children and family going on long woodland dog walks.
Kit was born and raised in Ipswich. She has been a customer of ours since 2012 with her two very mischievous Bengal cats, Halo Master Chief and Logan Wolverine and joined us in 2014 as a receptionist.
Prior to this Kit was a legal secretary. Since 2018 Kit has been a senior receptionist and is our insurance clerk.
Outside of the practice Kit is also a professional baker/cake decorator. She lives locally with her young daughter and fiancé.
Doug joined us in 2021 after a long career in finance and a poor attempt at retiring. He found this delightful Vets4Pets practice where the staff have a great love of caring for their visitors.
In his own time, he enjoys walking (in particularly around golf courses), gardening and being a Grandad.
Tammy is one of the Receptionists at Vets4Pets, she joined the team in August 2020.
Tammy's background is mainly in retail but her last position was working in the events department at a hotel. Tammy's passion has always been animals and has always wanted to be a vets receptionist, so was very happy when this opportunity arose.
Being a pet lover, having her Jack Russell Max, and her cat Sophie, she knew a job with animals was for her.
Tammy's world revolves around family life and enjoying dog walks with her very own "Paw Patrol" friends.
Jasmine joined us at the start of January 2022 after moving to Suffolk. She previously worked at the Vets4Pets in Redhill so knew she wanted to continue her career working with animals.
Jasmine was born and raised in London and studied Sociology at the University of Exeter.
She has three rescue cats but her biggest dream in life is owning a Golden Retriever.
Sketty joined the team at the start of 2016.
Sketty spends his time at work in the office supporting the staff wellbeing.
Since joining us Sketty has gained a qualification in Chief Gravy Bone Inspector.
In his spare time he loves exploring the outdoors and watching local wildlife.
Ally joined Ipswich Vets4Pets in 2016 where she worked as a receptionist for four years. In 2020, she briefly left us to explore traveling and time with her husband, but rejoined in 2022 because she couldn't keep away! (Her words, not ours!)
Vets4Pets Ipswich 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!
Emergency coverEven if we are closed, we have your pet covered.
BiochemistryAllows an assessment of the functionality of a patients organs.
Blood Pressure MonitorUsed to measure the range of blood pressure as a preventative treatment to identify early signs of systemic hypertension.
DentistryThe treatment and prevention of dental disease
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Haematology – Blood testingAllows the assessment of a patient's blood and blood cells.
Hospital WardSuite of custom-built kennels for the housing and monitoring of in-patients.
In-house LaboratoryA range of analytical tests and equipment to assist in the rapid diagnosis of illness.
Isolation UnitA special ward to care for animals with contagious diseases.
Operating TheatreAn operating theatre with gaseous anaesthetic facility for surgical procedures.
X-RayGenerates digital 2D images of bones and internal organs.
Out of hours
c/o Orwell Veterinary Group – Kesgrave
1 Tommy Flowers Drive, Hartree Way,
Kesgrave nr Martlesham
Tel: Telephone: 01394 548484
Standard consultations start from £296.50.