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Oxford Vets4Pets

Inside Pets at Home, Botley Road Retail Park
Botley Road

Telephone: 01865 249 190

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Opening Hours

  • Monday  - 
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Meet the team

Lucy Hilliard

Practice Owner & Veterinary Surgeon

BSc (Hons) BVetMed MRCVS

Daniel Preece

Daniel Preece

Practice Owner & Veterinary Surgeon

BSc (Hons) BVetMed (Hons) MRCVS

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I graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2012. Joe and I decided to open our first Vets4Pets practice in Abingdon in 2016, having worked in multiple referral and first opinion veterinary hospitals across the UK prior to taking this big step. We later opened in Oxford and Newbury and are very proud of the teams we have working at each practice. I split my time between each of the three practices and have recently passed post graduate examinations with the British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA) in Small Animal Internal Medicine.

My clinical areas of interest are intensive care, acute medicine and soft tissue surgery, although I enjoy all aspects of veterinary practice. I am also developing a special interest in working dogs, and in 2020 volunteered as a trail veterinarian on the Iditarod Dog Sled race across Alaska! I believe in treating all of my patients as if they were my own animals and am extremely proud of the way the whole team here put our patients and clients first.

My wife Lucy is also a vet and one of the partners at Vets4Pets Oxford, and we live with two naughty dogs called Watson and Doug, and a rather superior three legged cat called Archie!

Joe Binfield

Joe Binfield

Practice Owner & Veterinary Surgeon

BVetMed PGCert (Small Animal Surgery) MRCVS, RCVS Recognised Advanced Practitioner in Small Animal Surgery GPAdvCertSAOS (Advanced Orthopaedic Surgery)

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I qualified from the Royal Veterinary College and have a special interest in small animal orthopaedics and soft tissue surgery. Further to qualifying I have passed the British Small Animal Veterinary Association Surgical exams and was awarded a post graduate certificate in small animal surgery. This is an intensive three year course where Veterinary Surgeons are taught by Specialists to perform more advanced and technically demanding operations. We offer referral work for soft tissue and orthopaedics including TPLO/TTA/CCWO for cruciate surgery, fracture repair, key hole surgery and airway surgery (BOAS). In 2017 I was recognised by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons for our work in surgery and awarded Advanced Practitioner Status in orthopaedics and soft tissue surgery. I am presently studying for a second award in Advanced Small Animal Orthopaedics so as to offer our clients even more when it comes to their pet’s care.

Away from the operating table I really enjoy playing rugby. Dan and myself met on the rugby field fourteen years ago and I’m very excited to be owning a practice where I first began my veterinary career.

I also own a rescue cat called Cobweb who came to us from the RSCPA with a broken pelvis (now cured!) and a black Labrador Lyra who is always a welcoming face on reception at work.

Natasha Jameson

Natasha Jameson

Veterinary Surgeon

BVMedSci (Hons) BVM BVS (Hons) MRCVS

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I studied at the University of Nottingham where I graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Veterinary Medicine and Science with Honours, before ultimately graduating with a First Class degree in Veterinary Medicine & Surgery in 2017. I have a keen interest in surgery and I am currently studying for a post graduate certificate in Small Animal Surgery with the British Small Animal Veterinary Association. Away from veterinary life I enjoy running and have loved the challenge of completing a few half marathons and Tough Mudder events. When I get the chance you will find me helping out at neuter clinics abroad for stray dogs and cats which I love. It was a shelter in Cyprus that I ended up bringing back my bonkers and very naughty beagle pointer cross, Lucky, who keeps me entertained and active on a daily basis!

Lorna Phillips

Lorna Phillips

Veterinary Surgeon


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I graduated from the University of Bristol with a Bachelors degree in Veterinary Science and as a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. I have a keen interest in soft tissue surgery and diagnostic imaging and I also enjoy consultations where I can chat with the clients and give the patients lots of cuddles and treats. Growing up I had cats, dogs and horses and I have now acquired 2 rabbits (Merry and Pippin) who I fell in love with when they came to see me for a check up. At university I was a keen sprinter (60m, 100m, 200m) but due to injuries I now enjoy (slightly) less demanding sports such as horse riding, tennis and walking (when the weather is nice!). 

Hannah Gillespie

Hannah Gillespie

Veterinary Surgeon


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I studied at the Royal Veterinary College and graduated with a Bachelors degree in Veterinary Medicine. I have a particular interest in medical cases and diagnostic imaging and I also love doing routine consults and getting to meet people's lovely pets. Outside of work my favourite things to do are to spend time with my family and when I get the chance I like to do some dance classes and indoor rock climbing.

Joanna Brett

Jo Brett

Head Veterinary Nurse


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I completed an FdSc degree in Veterinary Nursing before topping up to a BSc (hons) in Veterinary Nursing and Practice Management at Harper Adams University, graduating in 2010. I am very passionate about nursing and delivering the highest standards and best care to my patients. I started at Abingdon when it very first opened in March 2016 and became head nurse later the same year. I also help with our students nurse training. At home I look after my two guinea-pigs Humphry and Norman. Away from nursing you will likely find me baking or salsa dancing. I love travelling and combining this with my nursing skill on overseas charity trips, exploring new parts of the world and being adventurous.

Emma Mundy

Emma Mundy

Registered Veterinary Nurse


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I qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 1997.  I have always had a passion for animals and knew that I was going to be a Veterinary nurse from an early age.
I moved up to Oxfordshire after marrying my husband in 2001 and joined the Vets4pets team Oxford in 2015. 
I am lucky that my job is part-time so I can juggle being a mum to my two children and still be able to do the best job in the world.  My family also includes our Beautiful Labrador, Alice-Betty, Princess Pip who is a Cocker Spaniel, Humphrey and Maggie, two very fluffy rabbits and our cat Bella that is in charge of us all!
I have a real passion for working with all animals and treat every single one of them as if they were my own.  I especially love working with naughty cats and enjoy doing nurse clinics.
Outside of work I enjoy walking my dogs, clay shooting, socialising with friends as well as being a soccer mum!

Susan Bone


Registered Veterinary Nurse


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I have been with the practice since February 2015 where I started my journey as a Veterinary Care Assistant. I trained and qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2019. I have studied different animal sectors such as Animal Management, Agriculture and Equine Studies. I feel very lucky to have the job role I have, helping animals and their owners.
I have a variety of companions - this includes a rescue staffy named Dee Dee and Mindy our fluffy cat who is the queen and rules the house. I also own an assortment of tortoises, hamsters and rabbits, without the many other creatures in between - most being rescues.

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Sandy Wetherall

Practice Manager

Assoc. CIPD

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I joined Vets4Pets in January 2019 as the Practice Manager for Abingdon, Oxford Botley Road and Newbury London Road.

I have previously worked as a Veterinary Practice Manager, a GP Practice Manager and also spent 10 years as a Human Resources Manager with over 800 colleagues to look after!

I am passionate about animals and have a mad young Australian Labradoodle called Kiwi and a cute, adored Syrian hamster called Brianna.

I love the amazing team at Vets4Pets. They care so much about every single patient and client experience and they are also great fun to work with!

The best part of the day is having cuddles with our patients – this is the best job in the world!

Bianca Donnelly

Bianca Donnelly

Client Care Assistant / Receptionist

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I started working at Vets4Pets Oxford in September 2015, and it's the perfect job for me. I have always loved animals since a very young age with many memories of trying to save animals and helping them to safety. My family home has always had a range of animals from dogs, fish, to royal pythons and bearded dragons. I love my job. 
Building a relationship with the animals as well as their owners is very important to me and my background in customer service as a Shop Floor Manager has helped with this. Although this is my first job in the veterinary industry, I definitely do not see ending. The job is incredibly rewarding and the team I work with are amazing. 
I have learnt a huge amount of information during my time here and aim to learn a lot more over the coming years. 
I currently own two dogs called Horace and Walter. Horace is a Basset Hound and has to be the most stubborn breed of dog I have ever encountered. Walter is a Terrier Cross and doesn't stop, he's got so much energy. It's safe to say our walks are very interesting.

Abi Dixey


Client Care Assistant / Receptionist

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I first joined the Veterinary industry as a Receptionist / Client Care Assistant back in 2014 and I have enjoyed every second! I have always had a strong interest in all types of animals and their welfare, so was very happy to be given the chance to work for the great team here at the Vets4Pets Abingdon and Oxford in October 2017 as a Veterinary Receptionist. In September 2020 I was given the amazing opportunity to begin my journey towards a Diploma in Professional Studies Veterinary Nursing at Hartpury University which has always been my dream! I previously studied for 3 years at Abingdon and Witney College achieving a Level 2 Diploma in Animal Care and a Level 3 Extended Diploma in Animal Management. Away from the desk I am a very outdoorsy person, enjoying exploring new things, places, countries and new foods. I have also volunteered at the Shamwari Game reserve in South Africa helping the community and the animals at the reserve. Apart from that my spare time is spent socialising with friends and family. I am a pet parent of 3 Rabbits, Gatsby, Pirate and Daisy and 2 dogs Charlie the German Shepherd X Akita and Gracie the Boston Terrier X Dachshund.

Jay Walton

Client Care Assistant / Receptionist

Read Jay Walton bio

I joined the Oxford team in April 2017 and have enjoyed every minute of it so far.
Every day is different working at a vets, you get to meet all sorts of different animals and learn new things every day which is what I love so much about it. 
I also own a few animals of my own at home which include dogs, sheep, my horse, a three legged cat plus a cockatiel and rat who both we rescued!

Vets4Pets Oxford is committed to bringing you affordable, high quality care via a modern, well equipped practice, including a laboratory, pharmacy, digital x-ray and ultrasound. We can offer you plenty of on-site car parking too!

We very much look forward to welcoming you to the practice!



  • 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.
  • 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.
  • In house blood transfusions
    In house blood transfusions
  • Oxygen Chamber
    Enables us to provide supplemental oxygen when needed.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Electrolyte
    Enables the assessment of critical blood chemicals such as sodium and potassium.
  • In-house Laboratory
    A range of analytical tests and equipment to assist in the rapid diagnosis of illness.
  • X-Ray
    Generates digital 2D images of bones and internal organs.
  • X-Ray & Ultrasound
    X-Ray & Ultrasound
  • Weight Clinic
    Monitoring clinic to help dogs and cats achieve optimal weights – both if they have been under or overweight
  • 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.
  • Late Opening Times
    Late Opening Times
  • Nutritional Advice
    Advice and support for your pet's diet.
  • Nurse Clinic
    Appointments with a highly qualified nurse which can cover anything from nutrition and fitness advice, grooming techniques, to pet socialisation classes.
  • Medication
  • 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.
  • Home Visits
    If you can’t make it us, we will come to you. We offer routine home visit for pets who don’t like to leave the house or clients who are unable to visit us. (Additional costs may occur)
  • Fracture Repair
    Orthopaedic surgery to correct broken bones.
  • Exotic Pet
    Can see a range of patients, from small animals through to reptiles.
  • Ear Surgery
    Ear Surgery service is available to keep your pet free from any infections.
  • Cruciate Surgery
    Surgery to repair damaged stifle ligaments.
  • Chemotherapy
    Dogs and cats that receive chemotherapy feel normal the day they are given the drug.
  • Blood Transfusion
    Treats many critically ill cats and dogs and our pioneering blood donor programme helps keep them alive.
  • Anaesthetic
    General anaesthetic enables us to perform many procedures kindly and safely for your pet.
  • Air Way Surgery
    Air Way Surgery
  • Open 7 Days a Week
    We are open 7 days a week.
  • Dentistry
    The treatment and prevention of dental disease
  • Cardiology
  • Microchipping
    A microchip can help retrieve lost pets
  • Separate Cat & Dog Waiting Areas
    Separate cat and dog waiting areas, designed to ensure your pet is kept in a comfortably stress free environment.

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

Abivale Animal Hospital
2 The Vineyard
OX14 3NR

Telephone: 01235 524 777

Emergency out of hours care provided

Referral service

For all referrals please complete the referral form

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