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Leicester Fosse Park Vets4Pets

Inside Pets at Home
Fosse Park
Grove Farm Triangle
Leicester
LE19 1WT

Telephone: 0116 263 9930

Open Today 08:00 - 19:00

Opening Hours

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

Meet the team

Sameer Bheda

Sameer Bheda

Practice Owner & Veterinary Surgeon

MRCVS

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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.

Shabbir Shariff

Shabbir Shariff

Practice Owner & Veterinary Surgeon

MRCVS

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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.

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Francisco Vieira Jorge

Veterinary Surgeon

MRCVS

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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. 

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Sonia Sebastiao

Veterinary Surgeon

MRCVS

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I have been working at the clinic since October 2020 and have a real passion for diagnostic imaging. I like working with the team to solve medical cases and can often be found with the ultrasound scanner probe in my hand.

I like to teach our team members about ultrasound scanning and in a twist also have an interest in orthopaedic surgery - which I have been scrubbing in as an assistant with Sameer our JVP.

Rob Peace

Rob Peace

Head Veterinary Nurse

RVN

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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.

David Edwards

Senior Veterinary Nurse

RVN

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I have worked in veterinary medicine since 1989 and despite being a reasonably accomplished fencer and a Black Belt 2nd Dan martial arts instructor, without a doubt one of the proudest moments of my life was becoming a qualified veterinary nurse in 1993.

I am also a clinical coach so this means I have the privilege of passing on my knowledge and experience to student nurses and therefore play a role in shaping the future of veterinary nursing by ensuring that my high standards of patient care are continued.

I have a keen interest in anaesthesia and surgical work but my main compassion is with our feline companions. I currently have 6 of my own (hazard of the job!). I am constantly educating the team on best cat interaction and handling techniques as well as working together towards achieving an accredited silver cat friendly clinic award via the ISFM.

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Louisa Dovey

Senior Veterinary Nurse

RVN

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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.
 

Gemma Scales

Gemma Hayes

Veterinary Nurse

RVN

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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.

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Cheryl Calvert

Veterinary Nurse & Clinical Coach

RVN

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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.

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Beth Jacobs

Veterinary Nurse & Clinical Coach

RVN

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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.’

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Maxwell Arnkels-Webb

Veterinary Nurse

RVN

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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.

Paige Clifton

Paige Clifton

Student Veterinary Nurse

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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).

 
 
 
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Alex Garland

Student Veterinary Nurse

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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. 

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Harriet Tims

Practice Manager

BSc (Hons) Cert ECC RVN

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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. 

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Abbie Goodacre

Head Receptionist

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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.

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Joseph Metcalf

Receptionist

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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. 

Jane Shute

Jane Shute

Insurance Administrator

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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.

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Sophie Smith

Receptionist

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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.  

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Amanda Hollis

Receptionist

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I joined Vets4Pets in January 2021 and I am used to work customer service roles. Outside of work I enjoy holidays, history and cooking. I also spend time with my grandchildren and family when I can.

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Kirsty Jennings

Receptionist

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My name is Kirsty and I was employed as a Receptionist / Kennel Assistant for Vets4Pets, Fosse Park in September 2018. After 7 months, I decided to leave my job to go travelling around Australia. I returned back as a Receptionist in July 2020. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with friends and family, travelling and making personalised gifts as a side hobby. 

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Charlotte Warwick

Receptionist

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Although I have only worked at vets4pets since January 2021 I absolutely my job. I am a huge animal lover and have been a vegetarian for 13 years and vegan for the last 3. I have two children and 2 chihuahuas whom I absolutely adore. I am really enjoying getting to know all the regular patients and am always happy to have a little chat.

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Zoe Johnson

Kennel Assistant

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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. 

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Amy Hubble

Kennel Assistant

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Amy began working for Vets4Pets as a receptionist and in December 2020 she joined our 'out the back' team as a Kennel Assistant. So far she is really enjoying the practical side of the job and getting more hands on with the patients! Outside of work Amy enjoys football, sport and taking her dogs for a walk.

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Megan Wagg

Kennel Assistant

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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).

We are also on Facebook as Vet4Pets Leicester Fosse Park! Follow our page for up to date information about the practice, competitions and cute pictures!!

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Services

  • Dental X-Ray
    Unlike humans, dogs need to be under general anesthesia for dental X-rays. Anesthesia is considered to be a safe procedure and will be performed after a general examination. It is tailored to the individual and your dog is continuously monitored during the dental exam.
  • Emergency cover
    Even if we are closed, we have your pet covered.
  • Orthopaedics
    Surgery of joints and bones.
  • Operating Theatre
    An operating theatre with gaseous anaesthetic facility for surgical procedures.

Show more services

  • CT Scan
    Provides 3D imaging for a view of internal organs and bones.
  • Separate Cat & Dog Wards
    Separate cat and dog hospital wards, designed to ensure your pet is kept in a comfortably stress free environment.
  • Digital X-Ray
    Digital X ray equipment is available.
  • Isolation Unit
    A special ward to care for animals with contagious diseases.
  • Echocardiography (heart scans)
    Generates a 2D moving image of your pet's heart.
  • 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.
  • Ultrasound
    Generates 2-D moving images of your pet’s internal organs at work.
  • Biochemistry
    Allows an assessment of the functionality of a patients organs.
  • Haematology
    Allows the assessment of a patient's blood and blood cells.
  • In-house Laboratory
    A range of analytical tests and equipment to assist in the rapid diagnosis of illness.
  • X-Ray & Ultrasound
    X-Ray & Ultrasound
  • Soft Tissue
    Surgical procedures involving the soft tissues such as ears and skin.
  • Prescriptions
    We can provide written prescriptions upon request.
  • Health Plans
    Designed to cover all the regular pet care essentials such as vaccinations and flea and worm prevention, whilst saving you money.
  • Pet Passport
    Trained Official Veterinarian vets to issue Pet Passports, Fit to Fly letters and rabies serology tests.
  • Nurse Clinic
    Appointments with a highly qualified nurse which can cover anything from nutrition and fitness advice, grooming techniques, to pet socialisation classes.
  • Medication
    Medication
  • 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.
  • Ear Surgery
    Ear Surgery service is available to keep your pet free from any infections.
  • Cruciate Surgery
    Surgery to repair damaged stifle ligaments.
  • Anaesthetic
    General anaesthetic enables us to perform many procedures kindly and safely for your pet.
  • Dentistry
    The treatment and prevention of dental disease
  • Microchipping
    A microchip can help retrieve lost pets

Practice accreditations

  • RCVS accreditation EDITED

Health Plans

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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Health Plan

Vac4Life

Just £99
Vac4Life is a preventative plan following primary vaccinations
Vac4Life

Out of hours

Medivet 24 Hour Birstall
84 Sibson Road
Birstall
Leicester
LE4 4NA

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.

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