Bangor Northern Ireland Vets4Pets

24 Belfast Rd
County Down
Northern Ireland
BT20 3PU
02891 857200

Closed Now

Need emergency care? See out of hours information.

Opening Hours

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

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

Stephen JVP

Stephen McLean

Practice Owner & Veterinary Surgeon

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Stephen qualified from University College Dublin in 2001. He spent 2 years in mixed practice and a further 7 years in a small animal hospital. in 2011, Vets4Pets Bangor was born. Stephen set up with a small team and the clinic has expanded over the years. Stephen gained his Certificate in ophthalmology in 2009 and in 2015 was awarded Royal College Advanced Practitioner status in ophthalmology. In his spare time stephen enjoys cycling, running and being a BBQ expert!! He is kept busy by Cooper (Lab x Springer), wife and 3 daughters.
Shona Vet

Shona Grant

Veterinary Surgeon

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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.

Rachel Nurse

Rachel Caughey

Head Registered Veterinary Nurse

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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. 

Lisa Bibby nurse

Lisa Bibby

Registered Veterinary Nurse

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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.

Emma Craig

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Lisa Admin

Lisa Plunkett

Practice Manager

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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 Manager. 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 Receptionist

Cara Patterson

Head Receptionist & Veterinary Care Assistant

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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 Receptionist

Heather Cusdin

Client Care Advisor

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Heather joined Vets4Pets Bangor in October 2019 and is part of our Reception Team.  Heather loves animals and has a cat called Gizmo.

Sophie Taggart Client Care Advisor

Sophie Taggart

Student Veterinary Nurse

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Sophie started with us in August 2021 and has fitted in incredibly well, it feels like she has been with us much longer.  Sophie lives with her 2 dogs Bramble & Val, her hamster Zeus and also has a horse called Echo. She loves all animals big and small!!

Emma Whitten

Client Care Advisor & Veterinary Care Assistant

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 cover
    Even if we are closed, we have your pet covered.
  • 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.
  • Chemotherapy & Cancer Treatment
    Dogs and cats that receive chemotherapy feel normal the day they are given the drug.

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  • Cruciate Surgery
    Surgery to repair damaged stifle ligaments.
  • Dentistry
    The treatment and prevention of dental disease
  • Digital X-Ray
    Digital X ray equipment is available.
  • Endoscopy
    Enables us to capture real-time images of internal organs and structures using an endoscope.
  • Exotic Pet
    Can see a range of patients, from small animals through to reptiles.
  • 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.
  • 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)
  • In house blood transfusions
    In house blood transfusions
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Pet Passport / Animal Health Certificate
    Trained Official Veterinarian vets to issue Pet Passports, Fit to Fly letters and rabies serology tests.
  • Prescriptions
    We can provide written prescriptions upon request.
  • Separate Cat & Dog Wards
    Separate cat and dog hospital wards, designed to ensure your pet is kept in a comfortably stress free environment.
  • Tonopen - Eye Pressure Testing
    Measures eye pressure.
  • Weight Clinic
    Monitoring clinic to help dogs and cats achieve optimal weights – both if they have been under or overweight
  • X-Ray & Ultrasound
    X-Ray & Ultrasound

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Health Plans

Health Plan

Complete Care Junior

From £15* per month
Expert veterinary care, plus lots of support and tailored advice for your puppy or kitten, in an affordable and convenient way

Health Plan

Complete Care

From £8* per month
Save over £300† on routine healthcare
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Health Plan

Complete Care Plus

From £19* per month
Our most comprehensive plan for dogs and cats

Health Plans

Flea & Worm Pack

Protect your pet and your pocket!
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Out of hours

Vets Now Belfast
193 Belmont Rd

Telephone: 028 90651729

Standard consultation fees start from £288

Referral Service

For all vet referrals, please complete the referral form.