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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

Liz Stockham

Practice Owner & Veterinary Surgeon


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Liz has over 25 years’ experience, she has worked in small animal practices in the UK, Hong Kong and Australia after qualifying at Bristol University in 199. She has a Certificate in Small Animal Surgery, is recognised 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!

Miss Sanduni Senaratne

Lead Veterinary Surgeon


jen dykes

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!
alex ecob

Alex Ecob

Veterinary Surgeon


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Alex graduated from The University of Nottingham and joined us in 2016. She has a golden retriever named Fudge 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.

Miss Silvia de Paoli

Veterinary surgeon


Miss Emily Seidel

Veterinary surgeon


Kerry Pidcock-Matkin

Kerry Pidcock-Matkin

Head Nurse and Practice Manager)


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Kerry joined us as our Head Nurse in 2016 and has been nursing for 16 years. She has a little boy aged 6 called Max. She has a dog called Oscar, and two rescue animals that came in as strays to our practice – a kitten 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 is currently doing an ‘Emergency and Critical Care Certificate’. Kerry is also a clinical coach and is currently helping our student veterinary nurse Beth through her training.
fiona cook

Fiona Cook

Registered Veterinary Nurse

RVN CertDerm

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Fee has been nursing for eleven years. She qualified as a veterinary nurse in January 2013 and completed her certificate in veterinary dermatology in 2018. She loves all aspects of her job, especially dermatology, parasitology, exotic animals and caring for senior patients. We love the golden oldies! She owns an array of pets including three cats; Maxxie, Murphy and Sid Vicious, a lurcher called Archie, a Horsfield tortoise called Henry, a duck called Debby, three Giant African Land Snails called Sir Davos, Jorah and Khaleesi, Siamese Fighting Fish and various shrimp and water snails. In her spare time, Fee hand-rears, rehabilitates and releases hedgehogs and wild birds; it's something she's always been passionate about and is happy to educate clients on how to encourage wildlife into their gardens. She also loves cross stitching, spending time outdoors with her dog, photography, yoga, sushi, watching films and going to live music and stand-up comedy gigs.
emma hultum

Emma Hultum

Registered Veterinary Nurse

BSc Hons and RVN ISFM CertFM

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Emma qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in 2019, and has been nursing since 2015. Emma has a bachelor’s degree in Biology from The University of Manchester and has completed her ‘ISFM certificate in feline nursing’. She has a keen interest in feline nursing and also enjoys hedgehog rescue and rehabilitation. Emma enjoys nursing in-patients, with a particular love of senior and geriatric cats! In Emma’s spare time she enjoys reading, rescuing and rehoming animals and spending time with her fiancé, friends and family. She also likes to travel and meet the local animals! She has rescue cats; a ten-year-old cat called Sophie and a cat called Jasmine with no ears.
bet regan

Beth Regan

Student Veterinary Nurse

SVN and BSC Hons

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Beth joined us in September 2018 and began her veterinary nurse training in 2019. Beth previously worked as a zoo keeper at Chester Zoo, caring for a variety of birds, including penguins! Beth also completed a degree in Zoo Biology at Nottingham Trent University. Beth has a bearded dragon called Duncan and two cats called Apollo and Onyx. Beth enjoys wildlife rehabilitation and is currently hand-rearing a magpie.
michelle boyle

Michelle Boyle

Registered Veterinary Nurse


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Michelle joined us in December 2018 after previously working elsewhere at another veterinary practice. Michelle qualified in 2015 and enjoys working with reptiles. Michelle has three cats called Snowflake, Sebastien and Willow and a lizard at home. Michelle also has a little boy!
holly barlow

Holly Barlow

Registered Veterinary Nurse


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Holly qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in 2019 and joined us in May of that year. She enjoys all aspects of nursing, but has a particular interest in surgery. Holly has two cats called Missy and Smudge and in her spare time she enjoys reading, painting and spending time outdoors with friends and family.

Ellie Bottomley

Student veterinary nurse

mel kelleher

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!
paula newbold

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 two basset hounds named Purdey and Fred, and a cat called Poppy who Louise rescued after she came to us as a stray!

Vets4Pets Mapperley is committed to bringing you affordable, high quality care via a modern, 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!

The friendly team can't wait to meet all of their new clients!



  • 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.
  • Operating Theatre
    An operating theatre with gaseous anaesthetic facility for surgical procedures.
  • Separate Cat & Dog Wards
    Separate cat and dog hospital wards, designed to ensure your pet is kept in a comfortably stress free environment.

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  • Digital X-Ray
    Digital X ray equipment is available.
  • Isolation Unit
    A special ward to care for animals with contagious diseases.
  • 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.
  • Blood Pressure Monitor
    Used to measure the range of blood pressure as a preventative treatment to identify early signs of systemic hypertension.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Locally Owned
    This practice is locally owned.
  • 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.
  • Hospital Ward
    Suite of custom-built kennels for the housing and monitoring of in-patients.
  • Open 7 Days a Week
    We are open 7 days a week.
  • Dentistry
    The treatment and prevention of dental disease
  • Microchipping
    A microchip can help retrieve lost pets

Practice accreditations

  • RCVS accreditation EDITED
  • Small_Animal_Practice

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 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
Dunkirk Road

Telephone: 0115 978 9143

Standard consultations before 9pm start from £165.50. Standard consultations after 9pm start from £213.50.

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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