Vets4Pets Wakefield Westgate

Inside Pets At Home
Westgate Retail and Leisure Park
Ings Road
Wakefield
West Yorkshire
WF2 9SD

Telephone: 01924 566 766

Opening hours

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Out of hours

Vets4Pets Leeds Birstall
Inside Pets at Home
Spring Ram Retail Park
West Yorkshire
WF17 9AD

Telephone: 01924 441 144

Standard consultation from: £35.00 Any necessary treatment or medication administered by the emergency service will be charged in addition to the emergency consultation fee.

Meet the team

Fiona Coutts

Fiona Coutts

Joint venture Partner & Veterinary Surgeon

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What is your favourite animal and why? 
Elephants. I find them interesting and enjoy learning about their social groupings with their matriarchs. 

What pets do you have and what are their names? 
I have a one-eyed ginger tom called Warrick. 

What's the best pet name that you've ever come across?
Mr and Mrs Softy (rabbits). 

What is your favourite famous animal? 
Hello Kitty 

What's the best aspect of working for Vets4Pets? 
I enjoy the case continuity, so being able to see my cases back, which has not always been possible in previous practices I have worked at. I also like the organisation and the fact that we are able to offer lots of special offers and packages to clients to help provide the best care for their pets.

Arleta Ostrzycka Veterinary Surgeon

Arleta Ostrzycka

Veterinary Surgeon

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What is your favourite animal and why? 
Cats because they are loving and playful.

What pets do you have and what are their names? 
A ginger cat called Teofil. 

What's the best pet name that you've ever come across?
Geoffrey

What is your favourite famous animal? 
Yogi Bear

What's the best aspect of working for Vets4Pets? 
The team are like a family and are very dedicated to their jobs. Plus the pound shop is right next door!

Chris Coutts Veterinary Surgeon

Chris Coutts

Veterinary Surgeon

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What is your favourite animal and why? 
I like dogs, cats look down on you and horses think you're stupid!

What pets do you have and what are their names? 
Two black labs called Orla & Inca and a one eyed cat called Warrick.

What's the best pet name that you've ever come across? 
It's actually 3 Jack Russells called Jack, Russ and Al.

What is your favourite famous animal? 
Bruce the Shark from Finding Nemo!

Justyna (2)

Justyna Gebarowska

Veterinary Surgeon

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What is your favourite animal and why? 
Wild cats - for their beauty, strength and delicacy.

What pets do you have and what are their names? 
Loving, but very independent black cat called Benia.

What's the best pet name that you've ever come across? 
I like personalised and meaningful names, matched to each individual - there are no two exactly the same animal beings!

What is your favourite famous animal? 
The inseparable and extremely positive Timon & Pumba from The Lion King (which is my favourite cartoon as well

What's the best aspect of working for Vets4Pets? 
People and animals - exceptionally friendly and supportive team and ability to work together to give all animals the best possible care and help.

Lisa Cookson

Head Registered Veterinary Nurse and Clinical Coach

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What is your favourite animal and why? 
I like all animals but in particular am fond of cats. 

What pets do you have and what are their names? 
I have two cats, a ginger one Named Hollie and a black and white one called Bruce, who looks like Batman. 

What's the best pet name that you've ever come across? 
I quite like human names such as Kevin or Dave for animals. 

What is your favourite famous animal? 
My favourite famous animal has to be Archimedes the grumpy owl from the Sword in the stone. 

What's the best aspect of working for Vets4Pets? 
I like my team and the fact vets4pets offers a good standard of care at affordable prices

Hilary (2)

Hilary Hardcastle

Registered Veterinary Nurse

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What is your favourite animal and why? 
All animals but dogs are my passion, I think they are very misunderstood.

What pets do you have and what are their names? 
Raika my dog and Arthur and Minnie my two rescue cats.

What's the best pet name that you've ever come across? 
Otis, which is what I called my late dog.

What is your favourite famous animal? 
Mickey Mouse.

What's the best aspect of working for Vets4Pets? 
They are a great team who take care of their patients.

Leanne Cunliffe Veterinary Care Assistant

Leanne Cunliffe

Student Veterinary Nurse

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What is your favourite animal and why? 
Elephants – they are so big and gentle I just want to squeeze them. 

What pets do you have and what are their names? 
A black and white cat named Daryl and another black and white called Podrick.

What's the best pet name you've ever come across? 
 Thor and Loki - two very big Rottweiler crosses. 

What is your favourite famous animal? 
Timon 

What's the best aspect of working for Vets4Pets? 
Being part of a close knit team that are always on hand to help and give you advice. Also having the opportunity to train to be a Registered Veterinary Nurse in the future.

Jessie Farrar

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Lisa Cookson Registered Veterinary Nurse and Clinical Coach

Lisa Cookson

Practice Manager

Jason

Jason Hawkins

Client Service Manager

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What is your favourite animal and why? 
My favourite animal is the Penguin. They show us that no matter how hard things get, by working together you can survive and flourish in any situation. Also how can you not smile when you see a Penguin. 

What pets do you have and what are their names? 
I have two cats, Tiggs a 4 year old Tabby.

What's the best pet name that you've ever come across? 
The best pets name I have come across is Mr Simpson, he's a 21 year old cat and a patient here. 

What is your favourite famous animal? 
Mr favourite famous animal is Cat from Red Dwarf. He's exactly how I would imagine the feline species to evolve (well hopefully). 

What's the best aspect of working for Vets4Pets? 
The best aspect of working for Vets4Pets is working with amazing dedicated people who I respect and admire daily, meeting and chatting with fellow pet owners and of course our patients who make every day a pleasure.

Leanne Gilding

Leanne Gildings

Receptionist

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What is your favourite animal and why? 
Cats; they're cute, playful and loving, in little evil packages.


What pets do you have and what are their names? Two tortoise shell cats, called Luna and Prongs. I also have two rats called Moony and Worm tail and a Chinchilla called Chinny. 

What's the best pet name that you've ever come across?
 
Jerry, the Springer Spaniel. 

What is your favourite famous animal? 
Ghost from Game of Thrones. 

What's the best aspect of working for Vets4Pets? 
The whole team gets on so well, coming to work is enjoyable. You get to meet lots of new people (and their pets!) and no day is ever the same.

Teresa Firth

Teresa Firth

Receptionist

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What is your favourite animal and why?
My favourite animal.... I think all animals are great but I love dogs and cats. I also developed a love for red pandas after seeing them in the flesh...... they're so cute. 

What pets do I have and what are they called? 

I have two dogs. Cleo is a Japanese Akita and Luca who is a black Labrador and staffy cross. 

What's the best pet name I've come across? 
The best's pets name I have come across is Batman. 

What is your favourite famous animal? 
My favourite famous animal is Terry Nutkins' Californian Sea Lion called Gamini , I love Battle Cat from Heman and the masters of the universe and Eddie from Frasier 

What is the best aspect about working for Vets4Pets? 

The best thing about working for Vets4Pets is the friendly atmosphere between everyone that works here and visits. The care the animals and their owners receive is are number one priority.

Bethanie Derrig

Receptionist

Vets4Pets Wakefield Westgate 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!

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Services

  • Emergency cover
    Even if we are closed, we have your pet covered.
  • Operating Theatre
    An operating theatre with gaseous anaesthetic facility for surgical procedures.
  • 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.

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  • 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.
  • Hospital Ward
    Suite of custom-built kennels for the housing and monitoring of in-patients.
  • Dentistry
    The treatment of diseases and other conditions that affect the teeth and gums, especially the repair and extraction of teeth and the insertion of artificial ones.

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Health Plans

Health Plan

Complete Care

From £8 a month
Spread the cost of preventative healthcare and save money
Complete Care

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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Starter pack protection

Best Start in Life

£85
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 Plans

Flea & Worm Pack

Protect your pet and your pocket!
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Health Plan

Vac4Life

Just £99
Vac4Life is a preventative plan following primary vaccinations
Vac4Life

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