We’re here to support you and your pets
We're here to support you and your pets. Please check our opening hours and contact our friendly team to discuss your pet care needs. Visit our Facebook page to stay informed with the latest safety measures in place at our practice.
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We’re now offering some vaccinations
In response to updated guidance from our regulatory body we are now carrying out some primary and booster vaccinations, where it is safe to do so and required or indicated for your pet’s welfare. If your pet is due their vaccinations please contact us for further advice.
Safe collection of medication available
We are now able to offer safe collection of your pet’s medication and flea and worm preventative mediations. Please contact us to find out more.
Your pet’s flea and worm preventative treatment delivered to your door
We are now offering our Complete Care Health Plan clients flea and worm preventative treatments delivered safely to your door. Please contact us to find out more.
Meet the team
Shona graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2013. Shortly after, she started working in a busy mixed practice at the foot of the Mournes. She joined us in April 2017 and has never looked back. Her main areas of interest are internal medicine, cardiology and ultrasound. In her free time, she enjoys exploring in Tollymore forest park with her dog, Hamish, farming on the family dairy farm and working out in the gym.
Sharon graduated from Edinburgh University in 1994 and joined Vets4Pets Bangor in 2019 after transferring from another Practice. Her main areas of interest are feline medicine and soft tissue surgery. In her free time Sharon enjoys spending time with her family and her cats, dabbling in DIY and travelling.
Rachel qualified on 2013 from CAFRE (Greenmount Campus) and joined the Vets4Pets Bangor team in February 2015 as a Registered Veterinary Nurse. She then took on the role of Head Nurse in 2018. Rachel loves all aspects of her job but has a keen interest in running daily nurse clinics. Rachel and husband, Aaron, welcomed their daughter Emily to the world in July 2020 and has a husky cross called Nell and a hand reared cat called Cormic. Rachel is currently studying towards her Certificate in Small Animal Behaviour.
Emma is one of our Veterinary Nurses, she qualified in 2007 and has spent most of her career working in a large charity hospital. Emma has a special love for cats and has spent the last 4 years working for Cats Protection, delivering cat welfare learning throughout the UK. In her spare time Emma volunteers for Cats Protection and loves spending time with her two cats, Gryffin and Raven and her dog, Poppy.
Lisa qualified in 2015 from Cafre, Greenmount Campus and joined the Vets4Pets team in June 2020 on what was supposed to be maternity cover, however was made permanent shortly after joining. She has a keen interest in theatre, especially anaesthetics. Lisa has always loved animals and has three dogs of her own, Kim, Belle and Eddie. Lisa can be found hiking in the Mourne Mountains from time to time also.
Eimear studied in University College Dublin and qualified as an RVN in 2019. After working in a specialist referral hospital for a year, Eimear developed an interest in emergency and critical care nursing and cardiology. Eimear came to us in September 2020 and has since started her certificate in emergency and critical care which she hopes to complete in 2022. In her spare time Eimear enjoys going for walks with Nala, her favourite springer spaniel, reading and meeting up with friends for coffee.
Lisa has worked at Vets4Pets Bangor since it first opened in February 2011. Lisa started off as a Receptionist then trained as a Student Veterinary Nurse and is now the Practice Administrator. Lisa loves animals and has always had pets, she is kept busy with her dog Ella. Lisa says, “I work with a fantastic team and our clients and patients are amazing.”
Cara joined Vets4Pets Bangor in June 2018 on what was supposed to be a temporary basis but after a few short weeks she knew she had found her perfect job. Cara loves animals and has three dogs of her own, Fynn, Sonny and Troy. Cara has previously owned cats and been known to take in a stray or two when she was younger.
Heather joined Vets4Pets Bangor in October 2019 and is part of our Reception Team. Heather loves animals and has a cat called Gizmo.
Niamh joined Vets4Pets Bangor in November 2020. She has three rescue dogs, Mischa, Nymeria and Nanuk and a cat called Onyx. Niamh volunteers in animal rescue abroad as part of Little China Dog Rescue and Harbin Slaughterhouse Survivors.
We’re here to support you if your pet ever becomes unwell or needs medical treatment. Our Vets4Pets practice in Bangor is run by a caring, professional, and experienced team of vets and nurses who will treat your pets like their own.
We’re locally owned and run by Stephen McLean. We opened our doors in 2011 and since then we have had the absolute pleasure of welcoming and treating thousands of wonderful pets.
From regular examinations and preventative care to surgery and x-rays, you’ll find our friendly vets in Bangor are ready to deal with any pet problem.
Supported by the latest technology, Bangor veterinary practice in Co.Down features a lab, pharmacy, digital x-ray and ultrasound, with on-site parking for your convenience.
Stephen McLean MVB CertVopthal, MRCVS, and is an Advanced Practitioner in Veterinary Ophthalmology. We offer a dedicated ophthalmology service for our clients and we welcome cases referred to us by another veterinary surgeon. Services include full ophthalmic examination including use of specialised equipment such as tonometry, slit lamp biomicroscopy and ultrasonography, as well as more advanced treatment and surgery for conditions such as corneal ulcers, eyelid lumps and prolapse of the nictitans gland (‘cherry eye’) and entropion (inward folding of the eyelids) and cataract surgery.
If you’re a pet owner looking for high-quality vets near Bangor, try our affordable and reliable Vets4Pets practice.
Emergency coverEven if we are closed, we have your pet covered.
Operating TheatreAn operating theatre with gaseous anaesthetic facility for surgical procedures.
Separate Cat & Dog WardsSeparate cat and dog hospital wards, designed to ensure your pet is kept in a comfortably stress free environment.
Digital X-RayDigital X ray equipment is available.
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Isolation UnitA special ward to care for animals with contagious diseases.
In house blood transfusionsIn house blood transfusions
EndoscopyAn 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 MonitorUsed to measure the range of blood pressure as a preventative treatment to identify early signs of systemic hypertension.
BiochemistryAllows an assessment of the functionality of a patients organs.
HaematologyAllows the assessment of a patient's blood and blood cells.
Tonopen (measures eye pressure)Measures eye pressure.
In-house LaboratoryA range of analytical tests and equipment to assist in the rapid diagnosis of illness.
X-Ray & UltrasoundX-Ray & Ultrasound
Weight ClinicMonitoring clinic to help dogs and cats achieve optimal weights – both if they have been under or overweight
PrescriptionsWe can provide written prescriptions upon request.
Health PlansDesigned to cover all the regular pet care essentials such as vaccinations and flea and worm prevention, whilst saving you money.
Pet PassportTrained Official Veterinarian vets to issue Pet Passports, Fit to Fly letters and rabies serology tests.
Nutritional AdviceAdvice and support for your pet's diet.
Nurse ClinicAppointments with a highly qualified nurse which can cover anything from nutrition and fitness advice, grooming techniques, to pet socialisation classes.
Home VisitsIf 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)
Exotic PetCan see a range of patients, from small animals through to reptiles.
Cruciate SurgerySurgery to repair damaged stifle ligaments.
ChemotherapyDogs and cats that receive chemotherapy feel normal the day they are given the drug.
DentistryThe treatment and prevention of dental disease
MicrochippingA microchip can help retrieve lost pets
Complete Care Senior
Flea & Worm Pack