Blackburn Vets4Pets

Inside Pets at Home
Nova Scotia Retail Park
Bolton Road
Blackburn
Lancashire
BB2 3QP

Telephone: 01254291340

Opening hours

Sunday  - 
Monday  - 
Tuesday  - 
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Thursday  - 
Friday  - 
Saturday  - 
Sunday  - 

Christmas Opening Hours

Christmas eve: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Christmas day: Closed
Boxing day: Closed
New Year's Eve: 9:00am – 4:00pm
New Year's Day: Closed

Meet the team

Brian Spar

Brian Spar

Practice Owner & Veterinary Surgeon

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Hi, i'm Brian and I am a 2003 graduate from the Royal Veterinary College. Upon graduation, I returned to my native Long Island, NY to work in small animal practice, including being a partner at a busy low-cost clinic. My family and I (wife, 2 daughters and various furry family members) returned to the U.K. in August 2016 to pursue a better quality of life - and we all love life here. I have been working at Blackburn since April 2017, and took the practice on as my own in March 2018! I have a special interest in surgery (both soft tissue and orthopaedic) and quite enjoy meeting all of the new patients that come in daily!

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Margo Bondarenko

Veterinary Surgeon

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Marte Evensen

Veterinary Surgeon

Stacey Sharples

Stacey Sharples

Head Veterinary Nurse

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Hi I'm Stacey and I'm the Head Veterinary Nurse here at Blackburn. I have worked in the Veterinary Industry for 16 years and have been a qualified Nurse since 2010. I started at Vets4Pets in 2015 and have worked here at Blackburn since we opened in 2017. I enjoy all aspects of my job but enjoy educating the public on how to care for their pets to give them the best life. Over the years I have visited many Primary Schools to educate young children how to look after and be safe around animals and have taken part in a couple of community events. At the beginning of 2018 i became a Clinical Coach and now have two Students who I am training to become Veterinary Nurses. My spare time is usually taken up with looking after our young daughter, two dogs and two rats....with a holiday or two thrown in if there's time!
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Dominika Stofanova

Student Veterinary Nurse

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Hi there, I'm Dom! I'm a student nurse here, studying FdSc Veterinary nursing in Myerscough University Centre. I have joined the team in November 2018. You may see me greeting you at reception, in nurse consults or taking care of your four legged friends during their stay with us. I spend my free time on adventures with my doggy called Lilly. I also enjoy gardening, reading and drawing. I look forward to meeting you and your pet/s
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Clare Evans

Student Veterinary Nurse

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Hey I’m Clare, the newest member of the nursing team! I began work within the veterinary industry in 2014 as a receptionist. It wasn’t long before my heart was set on becoming a veterinary nurse so I was made an auxiliary nurse, then in 2017 I started my VN training at Myerscough College.

I joined the team here in Blackburn in June 2019 & I am almost qualified. I enjoy all aspects of my role especially making sure each & every patient is cared for to the highest standard possible and working with such a fantastic team! This isn’t just a job to me, it is my passion & I look forward to welcoming you and your wonderful fur babies here at Blackburn Vets4pets.

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Francesca Yeomans

Veterinary Care Assistant

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Hi I'm Francesca and I've worked in the animal care industry since 2014. My favourite part of work is caring for patients after their procedures. In my spare time I enjoy arts and crafts and spending time with my two guinea pigs, Eddie and Dennis. I look forward to meeting you and your pet(s).

Claire Sutcliffe

Claire Sutcliffe

Practice Manager

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Hi my name is Claire, I am the Practice Manager at Blackburn. I have been with Vets4Pets since March 2016 on Reception (which I loved) but I always felt I was well suited for a management position. In May of 2018, I was named the Client Service Manager and shortly thereafter was promoted to my current role as Practice Manager. I absolutely love my role, being able to work with a great team, manage an excellent/rapidly growing practice and offer an extremely high standard of care for our patients is very rewarding.

Bryonny Edwards

Veterinary Care Assistant

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Sofia Zaheer

Head Receptionist

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Hi im Sofia. I have been a Vets4Pets employee since 2017, starting out at the Rawtenstall practice and then transferred to the Blackburn clinic in March 2018.Before Vets4Pets I worked as a Receptionist for Vets Now Emergency OOH and have also previously done charitable volunteering for the RSPCA. I have always had pets growing up and currently have two cats at home called Lupo and Lucky. I love working with animals and have found its not just a job to me but also a hobby and hope someday in the near future I can work towards my training as a Veterinary Care Assistant. I look forward to meeting you all with your lovely pets, so please drop in and say hello!

Vets4Pets Blackburn 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

  • 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.
  • X-Ray & Ultrasound
    X-Ray & Ultrasound
  • Soft Tissue
    Surgical procedures involving the soft tissues such as ears and skin.
  • Prescriptions
    We can provide written prescriptions upon request.
  • 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.
  • Nurse Clinic
    Appointments with a highly qualified nurse which can cover anything from nutrition and fitness advice, grooming techniques, to pet socialisation classes.
  • Laser Treatment
    Therapeutic laser therapy.
  • Fracture Repair
    Orthopaedic surgery to correct broken bones.
  • Ear Surgery
    Ear Surgery service is available to keep your pet free from any infections.
  • Cruciate Surgery
    Surgery to repair damaged stifle ligaments.
  • Open 7 Days a Week
    We are open 7 days a week.
  • Dentistry
    The treatment and prevention of dental disease

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Practice accreditations

  • RCVS accreditation EDITED
  • Cat friendly clinic gold award
  • Rabbit friendly vet logo SILVER 2019

Health Plans

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 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

Vac4Life

Just £99
Vac4Life is a preventative plan following primary vaccinations
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Out of hours

Vets Now Hospital Manchester
98 Bury Old Road
Whitefield
Manchester
M45 6TQ

Telephone: 0161 222 6101

Standard consultation: From £144. Any necessary treatment or medication administered by the emergency service will be charged in addition to the emergency consultation fee.

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