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Meet the team
My name is Sameer Bheda. I am one of the Joint Venture Partner at Vets4Pets Leicester Fosse Park and Vets4Pets Leicester Beaumont Leys. I have been at the practice since opening in November 2010. I graduated from the University of Zimbabwe in June 2002. I have worked in different aspects of the profession but my interest lies in orthopaedic surgery. Professionally I enjoy helping to make a difference in the quality of lives of all the pets we see and also enjoy the varied case load daily. I am married with 3 children. Outside of work my time is spent with them and I enjoy playing squash. I have 2 cats called Sophie and Cleric.
My name is Shabbir Shariff. I am one of the Joint Venture Partner at Vets4Pets Leicester Fosse Park and Vets4Pets Leicester Beaumont Leys. I have been at the practice since opening in November 2010. I graduated from the University of Pretoria in November 2008. My interests lies in feline medicine and laser therapy. I enjoy helping the various pets (cats, dogs, rabbits, guinea pigs, rats, degus, gerbils and hamsters) we see daily. I am married to my lovely wife Sumera. We have a cat and hamster called Smudge and Rascal. My hobbies include doing a lot of DIY and tinkering with cars. I also enjoy playing basketball, badminton, watching formula 1 and movies.
I started working as a veterinary surgeon here in June 2019. Originally from Hong Kong, I moved to Slovakia to study veterinary medicine in 2012, where I have also spent six years practicing falconry.
After finishing my study, I came to the UK and turned my interest from raptors to backyard poultry. I have 3 Ayam Cemani hens. They are clicker trained and they lay fresh eggs for me almost every day. However my great passion is for reptiles. Back in my hometown I have one leopard gecko and 5 red eared sliders, one of which has been part of my life for over 2 decades.
In the UK I have a variety of different animals including a tarantula and frogs. I also enjoy drawing, crocheting toys and collecting exotic plants.
My name is Marta Krawiec-Maj. I am one of the veterinary surgeon in Leicester Fosse Park and Beaumont Leys. Becoming a veterinarian had been my dream since I was a child. I grew up in a house full of pets and often took care of injured wild birds. I graduated from Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences, Poland in 2009. Since then I have been working with many various animal species. In 2017 I succesfully defended my PHD thesis. I joined the team of Vets4Pets in February 2020. I am mostly interested in laboratory diagnostics.
My name is Francisco, I qualified as a vet in November 2017. After working for 2 years at a Private Hospital, I decided to move to the UK to further expand my knowledge and experience as a general practitioner.
My areas of interest are ophthalmology diagnostic imaging and internal medicine.
Erika graduated from the Autonomous University of Barcelona in 2019. After some time working in small animal first opinion and emergency practices, she moved to the United Kingdom to complete a small animal rotating internship at the Animal Health Trust, in Newmarket. Erika is currently studying towards a General Practitioner certificate in Small Animal Medicine (GPCert SAM). She has a particular interest in feline medicine, neurology and clinical pathology.
My name is Sandra, I am one of the veterinary Surgeons at Leicester Fosse Park. Since I was young I always wanted to become Vet. I graduated in Portugal and moved here in 2019. My main interests are internal medicine and diagnostic imaging. In my spare time I enjoy watching movies and walking.
Hi, having worked in practice since 2004, I have enjoyed a variety of practical environments, ranging from General Practice to Referral Orthopaedic, Ophthalmology and Cardiology, but still fell most passionate and excited when undertaking anaesthetic duties for my patients. I enjoy working under pressure with emergency and critical care cases as well as wound management.
Out of work, I enjoy riding and maintaining my classic sports bike, playing guitar and going bike riding with my boys.
Senior Veterinary Nurse
My name is Louisa and I qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 2016. I have worked at Vets4Pets since 2018 and I am a senior nurse based at our Fosse Park branch. I am passionate about patient care and welfare and thoroughly enjoy nurse consultations and spending time with our clients and patients.
In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my friends and family, including my two cats, Evie and Bertie.
My name is Gemma Scales, I qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in April 2018, but I have been in Veterinary for over 5 years. I have been with the practice since March 2016, I love every aspect of my job, especially when I am consulting so I get to interact with clients and their lovely pets.
At home, I enjoying playing a range of different sports such as hockey and rounders. I also love spending time with my fiancé, my twin baby girls and my crazy Border Collie Fidget.
I started my vet nursing career in 2006 and have worked in many different practices since. I have an interest in physiotherapy, raw feeding and exotic animals having also completed a city and guilds certificate in exotic nursing. I am a clinical coach for students in our practice. I am the proud owner of a bulldog, two cats, chickens, ducks and tortoises.
I joined the practice in January 2017 as a student veterinary nurse and I qualified in July 2019 from the Royal Veterinary College. I am currently studying my Bachelors Degree at Nottingham Trent University, aiming to go onto do further qualifications in my areas of interest.
My main areas of interest are basically anything theatre related, emergency and critical care work. I enjoy working under pressure and within a team.
Outside of work, I enjoy walking my two crazy dogs, going to the gym and socialising with my friends.’
I qualified as a registered veterinary nurse in 2020 having been a student at Fosse Park since 2018. I am interested in anaesthesia and laboratory work and will be pursuing further education in these area to expand my knowledge and capabilities as a nurse.
In my free time I enjoy spending time with friends and my partner, I also dedicate a lot of time and love to my 4 year old cat Beans, and my partners miniature schnauzer Tommy.
Hi my name is Paige, I have worked at Vets4Pets Fosse Park and Vets4Pets Beaumont Leys as an Animal Care Assistant since July 2016. I am currently completing my final year at Bottle Green Training College and will hopefully be a Qualified RVN by June 2021. At home I have 2 American Akitas called Broly and Zuki, a Hungarian Puli called Quinn, 4 Rabbits and a Royal Python (practically a zoo).
My name is Alex Garland and I started in February 2018. I am one of the kennel assistants at Vets4Pets Fosse Park although you'll occasionally find me at Beaumont Leys. From September I will be starting my training to become a Veterinary Nurse, I love that our job has so much variety and everyday is a learning day. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with friends and family, going on adventures with my boyfriend and trying to raise my crazy 1 year old tortoiseshell cat, Connie.
Student Veterinary Nurse
My name is Harriet Tims and I recently joined the team as Practice Manager.
I have been working in veterinary practice for over 10 years - including private practice and charity practice and a small time in education.
Having worked as a Head Nurse I love the challenge that managing a team brings and wanted to develop this further as a Practice Manager. I am looking forward to the growth and development of our practice.
I have worked at Vets4Pets Fosse Park since October 2018. I originally started as a Receptionist but soon progressed to become a Kennel Assistant. In November 2020 I became Head Receptionist to further my career at Vets4Pets. I have a spoilt Chihuahua X called Mitsie and a new rescue Chihuahua puppy named Frankie.
I have worked as a Receptionist since 2019 as I really enjoy working with Animals. Big Dogs are my favourite of all, and in my spare time I help look after two Dogue De Bordeaux named Ruby and Missy.
I have worked for Vets4Pets since 2015 as a practice receptionist I particularly enjoy getting to know the clients and their pets . I have a black Labrador called Cleo and a cat called Indie . Outside of work I enjoy listening to music, reading and I love gardening.
I've been with the business since 2019. I have two cats, Albus & Loki. My favourite thing about working here is all the animals & people you get to meet.
I've been working at the practice since June 2019, I started out as a receptionist and since moved on to becoming a Kennel Assistant.
Since a young age I've always wanted to work with animals and so my role has become my life long dream.
I currently own two snakes, two tarantulas and a pooch called Millie.
I started working for the practice in December 2020.
I have always wanted to work with animals from a young age and previously worked at a rescue dog kennels where I got a glimpse into veterinary care and wanted to pursue it further and I now thoroughly enjoy my job.
I currently have a young rabbit and a 7 year old guinea pig and I also have a collie cross.
Welcome to Vets4Pets Leicester Fosse Park. We are Sameer Bheda and Shabbir Shariff the Joint Venture Partners of the Leicester surgery. Please explore the site to find out more about your local Vets4Pets Vets in Leicester Fosse Park (formally Companion Care Leicester).
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Emergency coverEven if we are closed, we have your pet covered.
OrthopaedicsSurgery of joints and bones.
Operating TheatreAn operating theatre with gaseous anaesthetic facility for surgical procedures.
Digital X-RayDigital X ray equipment is available.
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Isolation UnitA special ward to care for animals with contagious diseases.
Blood Pressure MonitorUsed to measure the range of blood pressure as a preventative treatment to identify early signs of systemic hypertension.
UltrasoundGenerates 2-D moving images of your pet’s internal organs at work.
BiochemistryAllows an assessment of the functionality of a patients organs.
HaematologyAllows the assessment of a patient's blood and blood cells.
Hospital WardSuite of custom-built kennels for the housing and monitoring of in-patients.
DentistryThe treatment and prevention of dental disease
Starter pack protection
Best Start in Life
Complete Care Senior
Flea & Worm Pack
Out of hours
84 Sibson Road
Tel: Telephone: 0116 267 3518
Out-of-hours emergency consultation fees start from £120 before midnight and £190 after midnight. Any necessary treatment or medication administered by the emergency service will be charged in addition to the emergency consultation fee.