We're here for you & your pets

We are now able to provide all our normal services but in the safest possible way. When you book your appointment our friendly team will explain what to expect at your visit. In response to government guidance, a face covering must now be worn when visiting us. Let's help keep each other safe.

Southend-On-Sea Vets4Pets

535 Southchurch Road

Telephone: 01702 466718

Open Today 08:30 - 19:00

Opening Hours

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

Vets4Pets App

Download the Vets4Pets app today for an easier way to book appointments and manage your pet's health needs!

Meet the team

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Gavin Young

Practice Owner & Veterinary Surgeon

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After graduating in 2004 at the RVC, Gavin was employed at Springwell Veterinary Practice in Hertfordshire for seven years before opening Vets4Pets Southend in April 2012. Gavin opened the practice with only two receptionists and one nurse. The staffing has now grown to employ two vets, two receptionists and two full time nurses and a practice manager. Gavin has two beautiful daughters. Pets: Poppy the practice Jack Russell X Animal lookalike: Gorilla Do you own a onesie? No

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Elinor Hinton

Veterinary Surgeon

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Elinor has visited many countries, starting in South America in her gap year before beginning her Veterinary training at the RVC in 2004. After graduating, Elinor has worked in the Southend area previously and then spent six and a half months travelling to south East Asia, Australia, New Zealand and Hawaii before coming back to sunny Southend and joining the Vets4Pets team in May 2014. Pets: Flint, a Leopard Gecko. Walter and Jessie, both Blue Tongue Skinks. A Corn snake called Pop, a Royal Python named Obelisk and a crazy Cat called Chewbacca Animal lookalike: Blue Tongue Skink Do you own a onesie? Yes, a Giraffe.

Charlotte Sharrad

Charlotte Sharrad

Registered Veterinary Nurse

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Charlotte graduated as a Veterinary Nurse in 2011. Since then Charlotte has worked at Earls Hall vets, Your vets and Companion Care. Charlotte has a keen interest in Exotics, Neonatal and Animal Behaviour. Charlotte enjoys going to the cinema, going to the gym, reading and socialising with friends. Pets: Belle – Cavalier King Charles Spaniel aged 6, a 15 year old cat called Patch, an 11 year old cat called Tammy, and 9 chickens called Ruby, Rosey, Daphne, Buffy, Snow, Gold, Mystic, Treacle and Doris. Onesie: Christmas onesie. Animal lookalike: Red Panda.
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Kamila Jachacz

Registered Veterinary Surgeon

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Kamila joined the team in February 2017 from Poland after graduating in 2016. Kamila worked in an animal shelter in Gdansk for 6 months assisting in their neutering programme. She then spent time in Italy assisting a neurological team which she thoroughly enjoyed. Kamila now has a keen interest in Neurology along with Feline medicine. Pets: two rescue cats named Roman and Andrew. In her spare time, Kamila enjoys scuba diving, cooking, going to the gym and reading. Onesie: Foxy Animal lookalike: Tawny Owl Kamila loves cuddling puppies and kittens and feels she was born to be a vet!
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Katy Robertson

Practice Manager

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 Katy studied Animal Management at Southend College whilst gaining work experience with Vets4Pets Southend for a year. Katy was offered employment at Vets4Pets Southend in June 2016 as a Receptionist. In September 2017 Katy was offered the role of Practice Manager.  Pets: Jack and Alfie, two lovely Cocker Spaniels. Animal lookalike: Lemur Do you own a onesie? No

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Shannon Channell


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Shannon was previously employed as a kennel maid/walker at a dogs' kennels in Latchingdon where she had worked since the age of 16. Shannon has a three year old son. In between motherhood and working at the kennels, Shannon has managed to study Animal Care, Animal Science and Biology. Shannon is our newest member of staff, starting with us in July 2016. Pets: Narla, Page and Vinnie; three adorable Staffordshire Bull Terriers. Two Geckos, Giz and Mo. Animal lookalike: Pitbull Do you own a onesie? No

Vets4Pets Southend-On-Sea 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, free street 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
    Generates digital 2D images of bones and internal organs.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Hospital Ward
    Suite of custom-built kennels for the housing and monitoring of in-patients.
  • Fracture Repair
    Orthopaedic surgery to correct broken bones.
  • Exotic Pet
    Can see a range of patients, from small animals through to reptiles.
  • Cruciate Surgery
    Surgery to repair damaged stifle ligaments.
  • 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

Medivet Southend
281 Eastwoodbury Lane
Southend on Sea

Telephone: 01702 526666

From £126.28

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