Let’s keep working together to stay safe
We’re committed to keeping you and our colleagues protected, please be respectful and considerate to each other. Due to close proximity, please wear a face covering unless medically exempt. Contact us to hear about the latest safety measures at our practice or to discuss your pet care needs.
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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.
Meet the team
Hi I’m Caroline. I joined the team at Vets4Pets Brighouse in September 2019, having worked at my previous small animal practice since I graduated as a vet in 2006. I enjoy all aspects of my job but have a passion for surgery, both soft tissue and orthopaedic, and this led me to complete the RCVS Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice (Small Animal Surgery) in 2013. I made the decision to move practices and join the team here at Brighouse not only because I wanted to take on a new challenge and progress in my career, but I was also excited to be involved in the continued growth and development of this fantastic Vets4Pets practice. I became a partner and owner of the practice in May 2021. I thoroughly enjoy leading our wonderful team and I am extremely proud of the excellent service and high quality of care we provide to both our clients and our patients.
When I’m not working, the majority of my time is spent looking after my two amazing little girls, and enjoying all that family life has to offer!
I’m Keith, the youngest of four sons, all of which are currently practicing vets, as is my father but who will be soon retiring. I grew up in Cheshire and qualified from Liverpool University in 1997. After a period of small and large animal practice I started full time small animal work in 1999 and have worked all over the UK since. In 2006 my wife Julie and I travelled across Africa and our first son Ollie was born in South Africa. After returning to the UK in 2009 and working in several large practices in West Yorkshire, both Julie and myself fell in love with the countryside and people of this region and decided at once to set up home, expand our family (Ollie, Amelia and Charlie) and start our own veterinary practice inside Pets at Home, Birstall. We then opened the Brighouse practice in late 2016. I love all aspects of my veterinary work, and have a particular interest in orthopaedic surgery, completing my Certificate in Small Animal Surgery in 2015.
Hi, my name is Francesca and I work as a Veterinary Surgeon at the Brighouse practice.
I graduated in Italy in 2016, and moved to West Yorkshire soon after that. I joined the Brighouse team in 2018, after working in a busy first opinion practice in Lincolnshire.
I’m particularly passionate about Behavioural Medicine and stress-free medical procedures, and I’ve obtained an MsC with distinction in Clinical Animal Behaviour from the University of Lincoln. I started learning about dog behaviour more than 10 years ago, and before graduating as a Vet I used to work as a dog trainer.
In my spare time I love walking in the countryside with my two dogs, photography and travelling.
Hi, I'm Alice. I graduated from the RVC in 2013, and then worked in a small animal practice in West Yorkshire for 5 years doing both first opinion practice and emergency out of hours work. After that I spent some time locuming in the area, before joining the team at Brighouse in October 2019.
My main interests revolve around emergency medicine and surgery. I also have recently started to perform veterinary acupuncture, which can be used in a lot of different cases, and is particularly useful in long term pain management.
Outside of work I have two dogs, a cat, and a growing flock of chickens which keep me very busy!
Hi my name is Jayne, I qualified as an RVN in 1995.
Since then I have worked in companion animal practice - spending over 20 years as Head Nurse in one practice before deciding it was time for a new challenge.
I began locum work and after working with the Brighouse team I opted to stay and take a permanent position here. They are such a lovely team I could not bare to leave !
Outside work my main interest is my Irish Water Spaniel, Murphy. He keeps me busy and is always entertaining.
Hi, I'm Hazel. As a child, my love of animals predicted that one day I would work with them, to my surprise it would be as a veterinary nurse.
I started my training in 2016 at an independent practice and attended The College of Animal Welfare for 2 years and qualified in 2018 at the rip old age of 18/19, and it is fair to say that I have loved every moment. The variety of clinical cases, array of lovely patients and the emotional rollercoaster that this career brings certainly provides a fantastic feeling of job satisfaction.
At work I love pretty much all aspects of the job, even the gross and grubby bits! However I do like consults and I have a soft spot for misunderstood pudda cats!
I joined Brighouse in April 2019 and am loving working with a larger (brilliant) team and experiencing more advanced surgeries and meeting all your furry friends!
Outside of work I have a bicycle and motorbike obsessed partner and 3 cats - Tinky my 5 year old mischievous boy, Smokey my 13 year old 3 legged resuce and my newest edition, Izabelle a 13 year old fiesty Tortoiseshell.
I enjoy walking, cycling and working out. But I mostly enjoy watching movies, whilst indulging in a big fat takeaway!
Hi, my name is Helen and I'm a registered veterinary nurse with many years experience. I have worked in numerous different practices locuming. I joined Brighouse Vets 4 Pets in 2020 as a permanent member of staff. Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my family and my lovely horses, dogs and cats.
Hello, my name is Katie and I am the full time veterinary care assistant at Vets4pets Brighouse.
I previously worked at Pets at Home before joining the Vets4pets team in June 2018 as a client co-ordinator. On joining the Brighouse team I decided I wanted to be part of the clinical team so I trained to be a VCA through The College of Animal Welfare.
I have a keen interest in the nursing care of small animals, especially rabbits. In my spare time I enjoy spending time outdoors, especially hiking and spending time with my family.
I have a lovely Jack Russell terrier who I rescued and named Mavis. She often spends the day at the practice, you may meet her sometime!
Hi, I'm Emma. I’ve worked in the veterinary profession since 2006, having started on reception at a practice in my home town in Lincoln. I moved to Yorkshire in 2011 and joined Vets4Pets, transferring to the Brighouse surgery in November 2018.
I live with my dog Louie, who you might have seen as he comes to work with me everyday. I love music and sport, especially rugby league, and I support Bradford Bulls.
Hi I’m Becky and am one of the receptionists here at Brighouse. I joined the team in 2020. I’ve always wanted to work with animals so I love my job and I'm hoping to go back to college to train as a Veterinary Nurse later this year.
I have 2 dogs at home, Ollie who is a Collie/Retriever and Kai who is a very lively Patterdale Terrier!! I love taking them on long walks ... separately though ... they can be quite a handful!
Hi there, my name is Megan, I am one of the receptionists at Brighouse Vets4Pets. I have been working here for since 2018 and have a degree in Zoology. I have quite a tribe of pets at home myself: my dog TJ, two cats Tom & Pepper, two rabbits, 3 snakes and 15 fish. My interests include walking, horse riding and painting! I look forward to seeing you around the practice.
Hi, I’m Alice, one of the receptionists. I started working for Vets4pets in September 2020 at the Birstall branch. I’ve been at Brighouse Vets4Pets since April 2021.
After spending 4 years living in Dubai I came home to be back with my family and my animals on our farm. I love dogs more than anything. I have 4 but would happily have 400! I currently have 2 German Shorthaired Pointers, a one eyed Jack Russell and a naughty French bulldog. Along with 2 donkeys, 2 ferrets and a flock of pigeons.
When I’m not working I spend most of my time taking my dogs for long walks around Yorkshire or at the gym.
Vets4Pets Brighouse is committed to bringing you affordable, high quality care via a modern, well equipped practice. This includes a lab, pharmacy, digital X-ray (including dental X-ray), ultrasound, surgical theatre (where we perform advanced orthopaedic and soft tissue surgeries as well as routine operations). Plus, plenty of on site car parking too!
The friendly team can't wait to meet all of their new clients!
Dental X-RayUnlike 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.
Emergency coverEven if we are closed, we have your pet covered.
OrthopaedicsSurgery of joints and bones.
Operating TheatreAn operating theatre with gaseous anaesthetic facility for surgical procedures.
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Digital X-RayDigital X ray equipment is available.
Isolation UnitA special ward to care for animals with contagious diseases.
Blood Pressure MonitorUsed to measure the range of blood pressure as a preventative treatment to identify early signs of systemic hypertension.
UltrasoundGenerates 2-D moving images of your pet’s internal organs at work.
BiochemistryAllows an assessment of the functionality of a patients organs.
HaematologyAllows the assessment of a patient's blood and blood cells.
In-house LaboratoryA range of analytical tests and equipment to assist in the rapid diagnosis of illness.
Soft TissueSurgical procedures involving the soft tissues such as ears and skin.
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.
Nurse ClinicAppointments with a highly qualified nurse which can cover anything from nutrition and fitness advice, grooming techniques, to pet socialisation classes.
Locally OwnedThis practice is locally owned.
Hospital WardSuite of custom-built kennels for the housing and monitoring of in-patients.
Groom RoomGrooming services available for your pet.
Cruciate SurgerySurgery to repair damaged stifle ligaments.
BehaviouristThe Behaviourist approach to learning studied changes in behaviour that are caused by a person's direct experience of their environment, using the principles of classical and operant conditioning to explain them.
AcupunctureAcupuncture 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.
DentistryThe treatment and prevention of dental disease
Out of hours
Inside Pets at Home
Spring Ram Retail Park
Tel: Telephone: 01924 441 144
Consultations start from: £37** Any necessary treatment or medication administered by the emergency service will be charged in addition to the emergency consultation fee.