Mapperley Vets4Pets

540 Woodborough Road

Telephone: 0115 960 9200

Closed Now

Need emergency care? See out of hours information.

Opening Hours

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

Meet the team


Liz Stockham

Practice Owner & Veterinary Surgeon


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Liz has over 30 years’ experience, she has worked in small animal practices in the UK, Hong Kong and Australia after qualifying at Bristol University. She has a Certificate in Small Animal Surgery, and has a keen interest in challenging surgical cases. Liz enjoys going rock climbing, running marathons and is a qualified Scuba Diving Instructor. Liz has a little girl called Izzi!

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Jen Dykes

Veterinary Surgeon


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Jen graduated from Liverpool University in 2011 and joined us in June 2015. She has a keen interest in soft tissue surgery and ophthalmology. Jen enjoys sports, music and baking in her spare time. She also spends a lot of time walking her Hungarian Viszla Murphy with her husband!
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Alex Ecob

Veterinary Surgeon


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Alex graduated from The University of Nottingham and joined us in 2016. She has a cheeky Sprocker called Bertie and a very naughty cat called Billy who came in to us as a stray! She has a special interest in internal medicine cases and enjoys riding her shared horse, Mabel, and going out for dinner in her free time.

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Silvia de Paoli

Veterinary surgeon


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Silvia qualified in Bologna, Italy in 2015 and has a keen interest in emergency cases, achieving the Certificate in Emergency and Critical Care medicine in 2021.

She has a crazy 3 year old cat called Frank, and her boxer, Tazio, lives in Italy with her parents. In her spare time she enjoys photography, climbing and live music.


Emily Seidel

Veterinary surgeon


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Emily graduated from The Royal Veterinary College in 2020 and joined us in August. She has a keen interest in medicine cases and neurology, and a wealth of up-to-date knowledge! She has an ex-street cat called Bandit, and enjoys walking in the Peak District and baking cakes in her spare time!


Kerry Hunt

Head Nurse and Practice Manager)


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Kerry joined us as our Head Nurse in 2016 and has been nursing for 19 years. She is now our Head Nurse/Practice Manager! She has 2 boys called Max and Eli. She has 2 dogs called Oscar and George, and two rescue animals that came in as strays to our practice,  – a cat called Terry and a Tortoise called Richard! In Kerry's spare time she does voluntary work on farms, and goes clay Pigeon shooting. Her biggest weakness is German Shepherds, she loves them! Kerry has a certificate in ‘Wound Management’, and a keen interest in Emergency and Critical Care.

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Michelle Boyle

Registered Veterinary Nurse


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Michelle qualified in 2015 and joined us in December 2018 . She has a keen interest on surgery and enjoys working with reptiles. Michelle has three cats called Snowflake, Sebastian and Willow. She enjoys spending family time with her 2 boys and partner, and in what spare time she gets, she really enjoys baking!

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Holly Barlow

Registered Veterinary Nurse


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Holly qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in 2019 and now has achieved her BSc(hons) in veterinary nursing. She joined us in May 2019. She enjoys all aspects of nursing, but has a particular interest in surgery. Holly has 4 cats called Missy, Smudge, Arwen and Myrtle and a german shepherd called Mya. In her spare time she enjoys reading, painting and spending time outdoors with friends and family.

Ellie Bottomley

Student veterinary nurse

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Ellie is our student nurse and joined us in August 2019. 


Lucy Tunnicliffe

Veterinary nurse


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Lucy qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 2012, and joined the team in March 2021. She has a lovely 10 year old cross called Ralph who she gave a home to at 5 weeks old, and a gorgeous stray 5 month old kitten called Iris. Iris unfortunately had to have a double enucleation but is extremely happy and mischievous! 

She actively supports the Nottingham Panthers and enjoys Formula 1. She also makes amazing cakes!

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Mel Kelleher


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Mel joined us in November 2011 after working for 27 years in banking. She enjoys working at Vets4Pets because of the friendly clients and banter with her work colleagues. In her spare time, she enjoys eating out, going to the theatre, going on summer holidays and watching tennis and football. She has 3 rescue cats – Joey and Street who are both ginger boys, and a black kitten that came in to us as a stray, called Princess Pea!
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Paula Newbold


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Paula joined us in December 2012 after working as a PA in the fashion industry. She enjoys working at Vets4Pets because of the lovely interaction with clients, their pets and the team. She enjoys socialising, walks in the countryside, keeping fit and travelling in her spare time. She has a cat named Cecilia.

Louise Stanley


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Louise joined us in February 2018 after working in the NHS for 26 years. Louise enjoys meeting clients and their lovely pets. She has a basset hound named Fred, and a cat called Poppy who Louise rescued after she came to us as a stray! She has a new stray kitten called Pip who she has just taken on, he is just 9 weeks old.

Jo Molinari


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Jo joined the team in August 2020. She enjoys looking after her grandchild and has 3 cats called Pudding, Pebbles and Guiness. In her spare time she enjoys crafts like knitting and crochet.

Lindsay Macadam


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Lindsay joined us in January 2021. 

Vets4Pets Mapperley is committed to bringing you affordable, compassionate, high quality care via a modern, extremely well equipped practice, including an operating theatre, in-house laboratory, pharmacy, digital x-ray and ultrasound, dental x-ray and key-hole surgery. Plus, on site car parking too!

Our lovely helpful team can't wait to meet all of their new clients!



  • Emergency cover
    Even if we are closed, we have your pet covered.
  • Open 7 Days a Week
    We are open 7 days a week.
  • Biochemistry
    Allows an assessment of the functionality of a patients organs.
  • Blood Pressure Monitor
    Used to measure the range of blood pressure as a preventative treatment to identify early signs of systemic hypertension.

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  • 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.
  • Dentistry
    The treatment and prevention of dental disease
  • Digital X-Ray
    Digital X ray equipment is available.
  • Endoscopy
    Enables us to capture real-time images of internal organs and structures using an endoscope.
  • Haematology – Blood testing
    Allows the assessment of a patient's blood and blood cells.
  • Health Plans
    Designed to cover all the regular pet care essentials such as vaccinations and flea and worm prevention, whilst saving you money.
  • Hospital Ward
    Suite of custom-built kennels for the housing and monitoring of in-patients.
  • In-house Laboratory
    A range of analytical tests and equipment to assist in the rapid diagnosis of illness.
  • Isolation Unit
    A special ward to care for animals with contagious diseases.
  • Keyhole Surgery
    In human medicine ‘keyhole’ surgery or laparoscopy has been used for many years given its reduced surgical trauma and quicker recovery times compared to traditional 'open' surgery.
  • Locally Owned
    This practice is locally owned.
  • Microchipping
    A microchip can help retrieve lost pets
  • Nurse Clinic
    Appointments with a highly qualified nurse which can cover anything from nutrition and fitness advice, grooming techniques, to pet socialisation classes.
  • Operating Theatre
    An operating theatre with gaseous anaesthetic facility for surgical procedures.
  • Pet Passport / Animal Health Certificate
    Trained Official Veterinarian vets to issue Pet Passports, Fit to Fly letters and rabies serology tests.
  • Separate Cat & Dog Wards
    Separate cat and dog hospital wards, designed to ensure your pet is kept in a comfortably stress free environment.
  • Soft Tissue
    Surgical procedures involving the soft tissues such as ears and skin.
  • Ultrasound
    Generates 2-D moving images of your pet’s internal organs at work.
  • X-Ray & Ultrasound
    X-Ray & Ultrasound

Practice accreditations

  • RCVS accreditation EDITED
  • Small_Animal_Practice

Health Plans

Health Plan

Complete Care Junior

£15 a month
Expert veterinary care, plus lots of support and tailored advice for your puppy or kitten, in an affordable and convenient way
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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 Nottingham
Nottingham PDSA Pet Wellbeing Centre
The Marion and Christina Ionescu Hospital
581 Radford Road

Telephone: 0115 978 9143

Standard consultation fees start from £265.50

Keyhole surgery

Laparoscopic surgery involves making two to three small incisions, which allows the veterinary surgeon to introduce a camera and some fine instruments. These allow the surgeon to perform a range of procedures.
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