We're here for you & your pets

We are now able to provide all our normal services but in the safest possible way. When you book your appointment our friendly team will explain what to expect at your visit. In response to government guidance, a face covering must now be worn when visiting us. Let's help keep each other safe.

Carrickfergus Vets4Pets

6 Woodburn Road
BT38 8HQ

Telephone: 028 9336 1800

Open Today 08:30 - 19:00

Opening Hours

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

Meet the team

Karensa Scott

Kerensa Scott

Practice Owner & Veterinary Surgeon

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Kerensa qualified in 2000 and worked in mixed practice for 4 years here in Northern Ireland and also in Australia and New Zealand. She then chose to concentrate on small animal medicine and she opened the practice in 2011. Kerensa enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine and is very focused on helping her clients keep their pets as happy and healthy as possible. She is also an active member of the veterinary community having been Chairperson of the NI British Small animal Veterinary Association and having sat on the board of Veterinary Northern Ireland. She frequently organises courses and conference for her fellow vets in the province.
Joy Hawthorne Carrickfergus

Joy Hawthorne


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Joy is a receptionist in the practice. She loves meeting and talking to all our clients. Joy is kept very busy at home with Arthur the Springer Spaniel, Maisey the Shih zhu and Wonderful Winnefred the ginger cat.
Lindsay Roberts Carrickfergus

Lindsay Roberts


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Lindsay is a receptionist and is excellent at organising us so we have plenty of time to spend with our clients and their pets. Lindsay looks after her young son and a terrier called Sooty. Or perhaps Sooty looks after Lindsay and her son - we're not sure! Her favourite pet name is 'Britney Valentine' and her favourite famous animal is Toto from The Wizard of Oz.
Helen McBride Carrickfergus

Helen McBride


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Helen is a receptionist and brings a wealth of experience from her time working for Assisi Animal Sanctuary. Helen loves meeting all our clients and your pet will be guaranteed a warm welcome when you arrive. Helen has 2 cats called Cassie and Raffles, both rescued from rescue centres. Her favourite animal is the cat, as they are highly intelligent and loving animals. Her favourite famous animal would have to be Elsa the Lioness from Born Free.

Vets4Pets Carrickfergus 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!



  • Emergency cover
    Even if we are closed, we have your pet covered.
  • Orthopaedics
    Surgery of joints and bones.
  • Operating Theatre
    An operating theatre with gaseous anaesthetic facility for surgical procedures.
  • Digital X-Ray
    Digital X ray equipment is available.

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  • Isolation Unit
    A special ward to care for animals with contagious diseases.
  • ECG
    ECG is also available to keep your pet's heart healthy.
  • 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.
  • Dentistry
    The treatment and prevention of dental disease

Practice tour

Health Plans

Starter pack protection

Best Start in Life

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.
kitten in practice

Health Plan

Complete Care

From £8 a month
Complete peace of mind
Complete Care dog header

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!
dog in field

Health Plan


Just £99
Vac4Life is a preventative plan following primary vaccinations

Out of hours

Vets Now Belfast
193 Belmont Road

Telephone: 028 9065 1729

Standard consultations before 9pm start from £149. Standard consultations after 9pm start from £149.

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