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Lisburn Vets4Pets

Inside Pets at Home
Sprucefield Shopping Centre
Hillsborough Road
BT27 5UN

Telephone: 028 9262 8088

Closed Now

Need emergency care? See out of hours information.

Opening Hours

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

Meet the team

Barry Palmer

Barry Palmer

Practice Owner & Veterinary Surgeon


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Barry qualified from University College, Dublin in 2003 and has worked in mixed practice, both north and south of the border until finally opening up his own clinic, along with wife Christina, here in 2012. He has a passion for all aspects of small animal practice with a particular interest in orthopaedic surgery. At home, he is busy with son Fox and looking after his two rescue goats. He is also allowed to share his home with 5 cats and a dog. He is also a keen reader and enjoys cycling and painting.


Becky Orr

Veterinary Surgeon


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Becky graduated from University of Liverpool in 2019. She enjoys all aspects of small animal practice with a particular interest in surgery and loves seeing border collies. Outside of work, she enjoys baking, drawing, socialising and training/walking her border collies Jaffa and Paddy.


Christina Palmer

Practice Owner & Veterinary Nurse


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Christina is a qualified Vet Nurse who trained at the University College Dublin. She has over 20 years experience in nursing and has worked in both small animal and mixed practice before opening up the Lisburn surgery with husband Barry in 2012. She loves all aspects of her job but has a particular interest in behaviour, welfare and rehoming. She has fostered and rehomed many animals in the past and says there is no greater feeling. Outside of work, she is kept busy with her son Fox and her own pets, which includes 5 cats, 2 goats and of course, Brian the dog!

Nicole Cullen

Nicole Cullen

Veterinary Nurse


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In 2007 she graduated from University College, Dublin with a BSc in Zoology, following this she went on and achieved a MSc in Animal Behaviour and Welfare from Queens University Belfast. She has extensive experience working with animals and has volunteered in rescue centres across the country. She has been with the practice since opening in 2012 and became a qualified nurse in 2016. She enjoys socialising and going to the gym and has a cat called Smokey.

Vicki McAllister

Vicki McAllister

Student Veterinary Nurse

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Vicki joined Vets4Pets in 2018 as a student nurse. She has previously worked in numerous veterinary clinics which allowed her to complete her Animal Nursing Assistant course at Greenmount in 2016. She is currently in her final stages of qualifying as a registered Veterinary Nurse. She enjoys socialising and has two dogs called Ollie and Pippa.

Ruth Ferguson

Ruth Ferguson

Veterinary Nurse


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Ruth studied veterinary nursing in Dundalk and qualified in 2019. She has worked in Vets4Pets Lisburn part time as a student nurse since 2017, after carrying out work experience in the practice. She enjoys working with exotic animals, especially rabbits. Outside of work she enjoys socialising and travelling.

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Chloe Morrow

Student Veterinary Nurse


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Chloe worked as an animal nursing assistant for 4 years before starting her veterinary nursing course. She is currently in her second year of veterinary nursing at greenmount. She loves being involved in orthopaedic surgery and being able to help nurse an animal back to full health. Outside of work, she loves spending time with her family and walking her Labradoodle Poppy.

Elizabeth Blessington

Elizabeth Blessington

Vet Receptionist

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Liz has been a receptionist with Vets4Pets Lisburn since opening in 2012. She joined the surgery as she has a real love for animals and wants to make a difference in their and their owner’s lives. At home she has a wonderful little boy Corey and two step children Adam and Holly. She also has a rescue dog called Dexter. Outside work, she loves walking and socialising and spending time with her family.


Luke Morrison


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Luke joined the practice in 2019 and fit in with the team straight away. He enjoys his role at reception, meeting everyone with a smile and getting cuddles from all the puppies. At home, Luke has two rescue dogs, Ruger and Matilda.

Vets4Pets Lisburn 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 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.
  • Isolation Unit
    A special ward to care for animals with contagious diseases.

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  • Endoscopy
    An endoscope is a long tube connected to a light source and video camera that sends real time images to a television screen for viewing. Endoscopy is the use of an endoscope within internal structures and organs of the body. The endoscope can be inserted through natural openings such as the mouth, nose or rectum to reach the structure of interest.
  • ECG
    ECG is also available to keep your pet's heart healthy.
  • 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
  • Hospital Ward
    Suite of custom-built kennels for the housing and monitoring of in-patients.
  • Fracture Repair
    Orthopaedic surgery to correct broken bones.
  • Cruciate Surgery
    Surgery to repair damaged stifle ligaments.
  • Arthroscopy
    Arthroscopy (also called arthroscopic or keyhole surgery) is a minimally invasive surgical procedure on a joint in which an examination and sometimes treatment of damage is performed using an arthroscope, an endoscope that is inserted into the joint through a small incision.
  • Dentistry
    The treatment and prevention of dental disease

Health Plans

Starter pack protection

Best Start in Life

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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Health Plan


Just £99
Vac4Life is a preventative plan following primary vaccinations

Out of hours

Vets Now Belfast
193 Belmont Road

Telephone: 028 9065 1729

Standard consultations before 11pm start from £172.50. Standard consultations after 11pm start from £222.00

Referral service

For all referrals please complete the referral form

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