Wakefield Westgate Vets4Pets

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

Telephone: 01924 566 766

Open Today 09:00 - 19:00

Normal Opening Hours

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

Holiday Opening Hours

June Bank Holiday 2022

  • Thursday 02 Jun  - 
  • Friday 03 Jun  - 

Parking details

Parking is free for up to three hours outside of Pets at Home in the retail park. 

Meet the team

Fiona Coutts

Fiona Coutts

Joint venture Partner & Veterinary Surgeon

BVM&S MRCVS

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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 cat 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.

Chris Coutts Veterinary Surgeon

Chris Coutts

Veterinary Surgeon & Joint Venture Partner

BVSc MRCVS

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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!

Alice

Alice Earnshaw

Veterinary Surgeon

BVetMed MRCVS

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What is your favourite animal and why? 
It's always hard to choose a favourite animal, but ultimately it has to be dogs!

What pets do you have and what are their names? 
I have Maple and Ted the dogs, and Misty the cat. I also have a lot of chickens, but most of them don't have names (except for Napoleon the cockerel, who is small and very angry)

What's the best pet name that you've ever come across?
Ultimate Cannon Bolt

What is your favourite famous animal? 
Gaspode the talking dog, who pops up in some of the Terry Pratchett novels

What's the best aspect of working for Vets4Pets? 
The fantastic, friendly team
Chloe

Chloé Moore

Veterinary Surgeon

BVetMed MRCVS

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What is your favourite animal and why? 
Cats of course! Freethinkers.

What pets do you have and what are their names? 
A very naughty rabbit called Elliot whose latest trick is leaping onto the kitchen counters and trying to run off with the chocolate Weetabix.

What's the best pet name that you've ever come across?
Jerry Springer! (A springer spaniel).

What is your favourite famous animal? 
Tuffy from the children’s book The Diary of a Killer Cat. A very good read, even for adults!

What's the best aspect of working for Vets4Pets? 
Lovely co-workers! Good support from outside of individual practices. And I’m currently enjoying the CPD on the New Graduate scheme.
Leanne Cunliffe Veterinary Care Assistant

Leanne Cunliffe

Registered Veterinary Nurse - Head Nurse

RVN

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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 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 from the Lion King

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 continue training.

Alex (2)

Alex Cain

Registered Veterinary Nurse

RVN

Olivia B

Olivia Birchall

Student Veterinary Nurse

SVN

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My favourite animal is giraffes - just because
 
​I have 4 cats, Felix, Stich, Oscar and Stanley and a parrot called Pepsi.
 
The best pet name I've ever come across is probably Sir Blobbingtons the Third
 
My favourite famous animal is probably that little squirrel from ice age because he's really funny.
 
The best aspect for working for vets4pets is the support system that we have and that we're all a close knit team and also getting to see animals every day.
Lisa (2)

Lisa Lowe

Practice Manager

RVN DipFN

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What is your favourite animal and why?

I like all animals, but especially cats and big cats.

What pets do you have and what are their names?

I have two cats Edwina (Eddie) and Albert (Bertie) who are domestic short-haired and keep me on my toes.

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

I like human names for pets, if you hadn’t guessed! Boris and Frank are probably the best I’ve come across.

What is your favourite famous animal? 

I like Archimedes, the cantankerous owl from Disney's Sword in the Stone.

What's the best aspect of working for Vets4Pets?

We’re a little tight knit family, we all look after each other and strive to provide the best affordable care we can for our patients.

Leanne Gilding

Leanne Gilding

Head 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? Four cats - two female, tortoiseshell cats, called Luna and Prongs, Loki who's black and Pip our latest grey and white rescue.

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.

Emma (2)

Emma Hutchinson

Receptionist

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What is your favourite animal and why?
Rabbits - they have great personalities. They let you believe you've got them sussed, then casually produce a new trick or character trait just to keep you on your toes.
 
What pets do you have and what are their names?
2 Lionhead rabbits - Chase and Jellybean.
2 Cats - Marcelo and Bielsa
 
What's the best pet name that you've ever come across?
Dawn and dusk - 2 rabbits.
 
What is your favourite famous animal? 
Abu from Aladdin - because he's cheeky.
 
What's the best aspect of working for Vets4Pets? 
Working in such a warm, welcoming team and meeting the clients and their animals.  
Elisha Thompson

Elisha Thompson

Receptionist

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What is your favourite animal and why?
Dogs, of course! I love Golden Retrievers - they're such bubbly, fun-loving pets to have!

What pets do you have and what are their names?
I have a Lhasa Apso called Archie. ​

What are the best pet name that you've ever come across?
I really love the names Bentley and Ralph.

What is your favourite famous animal?
Simba from The Lion King as he is an adventurous, energetic, impressionable character - much like the pets we see every day!

What's the best aspect of working for Vets4Pets?
One of the most fulfilling aspects has got to be getting to know the pets and their owners. It's an amazing feeling getting to speak to clients that you see regularly and being able to have an all-round nice conversation with them. It’s also great to work in such a supportive environment!

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Kirsten Carter

Receptionist

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What is your favourite animal and why?
Bumblebees, They're cute flying balls of wool.

What pets do you have and what are their names?
I have a cat named Toby who likes to think he's tough but really he's a scared of everything and anything...especially the hoover!

What's the best pet name that you've ever come across?
Its actually two names for two dogs... Bacon and Eggs... imagine calling for them in the park!

What is your favourite famous animal?
Donkey from Shrek... because who doesn't love donkey?

What's the best aspect of working for Vets4Pets?
​I love being apart of the client and their pets journey. Whether its getting excited for their first puppy vaccinations or being their for them when they need us the most.

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! Find us in Pets at Home on Westgate Retail Park.

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

Click below to visit our blog to keep up to date with our practice and for useful information and advice for your pets. 
Vets4Pets Wakefield Westgate blog.

 

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Services

  • Open 7 Days a Week
    We are open 7 days a week.
  • Acupuncture
    Acupuncture has evolved from the ancient art of placing needles into particular locations on the body in order to alleviate pain, improve recovery rates and increase resistance to disease. It has been practised by the Chinese and other Eastern cultures for thousands of years and may be used to treat a wide variety of illnesses in people and animals.
  • Anaesthesia
    General anaesthetic enables us to perform many procedures kindly and safely for your pet.
  • Bereavement Support
    Making the decision to say goodbye to your pet is one of the toughest you’ll ever make. Pets provide us with unconditional love, friendship and comfort, so it is normal to have intense or conflicting emotions when it comes to euthanasia. At Vets4Pets we’re here for you and your pet for every step of your journey together.

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  • 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.
  • Dentistry
    The treatment and prevention of dental disease
  • Digital X-Ray
    Digital X ray equipment is available.
  • Ear Surgery
    Ear Surgery service is available to keep your pet free from any infections.
  • Echocardiography (heart scans)
    Generates a 2D moving image of your pet's heart.
  • Electrolyte
    Enables the assessment of critical blood chemicals such as sodium and potassium.
  • 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.
  • Medication
    Medication
  • 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.
  • Nutritional Advice
    Advice and support for your pet's diet.
  • Operating Theatre
    An operating theatre with gaseous anaesthetic facility for surgical procedures.
  • Orthopaedics
    Surgery of joints and bones.
  • Prescriptions
    We can provide written prescriptions upon request.
  • Rabbit Medicine and Testing
    Rabbit Medicine and Testing
  • Separate Cat & Dog Waiting Areas
    Separate cat and dog waiting areas, designed to ensure your pet is kept in a comfortably stress free environment.
  • Small Mammal Medicine and Surgery
    Small Mammal Medicine and Surgery
  • 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.
  • Weight Clinic
    Monitoring clinic to help dogs and cats achieve optimal weights – both if they have been under or overweight
  • X-Ray
    Generates digital 2D images of bones and internal organs.
  • X-Ray & Ultrasound
    X-Ray & Ultrasound

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Practice accreditations

  • RCVS accreditation EDITED
  • Rabbit friendly vet logo SILVER 2019

Health Plans

Health Plan

Complete Care

From £8 a month
Complete peace of mind
Brian and Kitten

Health Plan

Complete Care Senior

From £17
A complete care plan for your 7+ year old pet's continued good health
senior dog outside in sun

Health Plans

Flea & Worm Pack

Protect your pet and your pocket!
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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: £60.00 Any necessary treatment or medication administered by the emergency service will be charged in addition to the emergency consultation fee.

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