Cramlington Vets4Pets

Inside Pets at Home
Westmorland Retail Park
NE23 6UY

Telephone: 01670 715 220

Open Today 09:00 - 20:00

Opening Hours

  • Monday  - 
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Now you can use WhatsApp to chat to a member of our team at a time that is convenient for you. You can order products such as flea & worm treatment, request appointments and easily order and pay for treatments or repeat prescriptions. Just save our phone number in your contacts - 07361592965


Meet the team


Dr Kate Murphy

Veterinary Surgeon


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Kate qualified as Vet in 2015 from Nottingham Veterinary School. She worked as a mixed animal vet in Northumberland for 3 years before providing locum cover for us and other local practices. In April 2020 Kate officially joined the Cramlington team as a permanent Veterinary Surgeon.
Kate particularly enjoys the medical side of being a vet and loves getting to know patients and clients and building a professional rapport with them. In her spare time Kate enjoys hiking, climbing and generally being outdoors, along with her dog. 

Joanna Calver

Veterinary Surgeon


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Joanna qualified as a vet from Glasgow University in 1995 and joined the Cramlington Vets4pets team in 2020.
She enjoys all aspects of being a vet in general practice, especially the fact there is always something new to learn even after many years in the profession. She is trained in Western Veterinary Acupuncture and uses this along with conventional medication to treat her patients, especially those with chronic pain.
Her two
terriers Peggy and Benny love the local beaches, woods and country parks.
Joanna also volunteers along with her dog Peggy for the North East charity Wag and Company, and regularly visits a care home in Blyth helping to enrich the lives of the elderly people there.

Dr Abigail Taylor

Veterinary Surgeon


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Abbey qualified from the RVC in 2013, and before qualifying as a vet was also an RVN. She provided us with locum vet services before joining our permanent team in 2021. Abbey has interests in imaging, ultrasonography and surgery. She enjoys spending time outdoors with her dog.


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Emma Foxall

Practice Owner & Head Veterinary Nurse


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Emma has been in Veterinary Practice since 2001, qualifying as an RVN in 2007 and joining our team in 2010 as Head Veterinary Nurse. In 2020 she became Practice Owner following the previous JVPs retirement, and is very proud of her team and practice. Emma has additional qualifications in Pet Bereavement Support & Clinical Coaching. She has interests in practice management, canine behaviour and dog training, and provides Pet First Aid training for a local behaviourist. At home she has three dogs and a few guinea pigs. Outside of work, Emma enjoys cooking, reading, travel and art.

Victoria Penaluna Cramlington

Victoria Penaluna

Senior Veterinary Nurse


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Vicki has been in Veterinary Practice since 2001, qualifying as an RVN in 2007, and returned to our team at Cramlington in 2017. She holds qualifications in Nursing of Exotic Species and dog grooming. She is our Radiation Protection Advisor, and has interests in radiography, patient care and particularly rabbit care and nursing. At home she has two dogs and two cats. Outside of work she enjoys art, reading, horse riding and dog training.

Cramington Vets4Pets Amy Emery

Amy Emery

Veterinary Nurse


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Amy has been in Veterinary Practice since 2001, qualified as an RVN in 2004, and joined our team at Cramlington in 2015. She has interests in surgery, theatre work and radiography, and also enjoys nursing clinics. Outside of work, Amy enjoys going for walks and picnics, and plays the fiddle in a local Ceilidh band.

Cramington Vets4Pets Emma Thompson

Emma Thompson

Veterinary Nurse


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Emma has been in Veterinary Practice since 2006, qualified as an RVN in 2010, and joined our team at Cramlington in 2012. She has interests and further training in radiography and diagnostics, and is working towards additional skills in Schedule 3 surgery. At home she has two dogs and a cat. Outside of work she enjoys baking, gardening and tending her allotment.


Charlotte Smithson

Veterinary Nurse


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Charlotte has been in practice since 2010, qualifying as an RVN in 2016, and achieved her Diploma in Advanced Veterinary Nursing in 2020. She joined us at Cramlington in 2020 after doing locum work for us before this. She has interests in Internal Medicine and Behaviour, and is a Clinical Coach supporting our Student Nurses. At home she has two dogs and a horse. Outside of work she enjoys dog agility and horse riding, and running her online dog accessory store.

Katie Gerry

Veterinary Nurse


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Katie has been in practice since 2013, qualifying as an RVN in 2017 and joining us in Cramlington in 2020. She enjoys nurse clinics and consulting, and has an interest in pain management. Outside of work she enjoys arts & crafts.

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Rebecca Kirkpatrick

Veterinary Nurse



Nat Knox

Student Veterinary Nurse

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Nat joined our nursing team as an Animal Care Assistant in 2020, and is now a Student Veterinary Nurse working towards her VN qualification. Nat has a degree in Coastal Marine Biology, and volunteers with a local seal rescue organisation. At home she has a cat called Tomato and 3 guinea pigs.

Jade Abraham

Student Veterinary Nurse

Simon Nelson

Student Veterinary Nurse

Gemma Naylor Cramlington

Gemma Naylor



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Gemma joined us at Cramlington in 2010 as a receptionist, moving onto the nursing team part time as an Animal Care Assistant in 2019. She has a BTEC Diploma in Animal Care, a National Diploma in Animal Management and is qualified as an SQP. She has a dog called Jet. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with family and friends, and taking her dog for long walks.
Jude Bell CSM Vets4Pets Cramlington

Jude Bell

Client Service Manager

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Jude joined the team in January 2013 as our Client Services Manager and also leads our Reception team. She previously ran a home boarding business for dogs. At home she has two dogs. Outside of work she enjoys playing tennis, going to the gym, reading, cycling and walking.

Cramlington Felicity Hedges

Felicity Hedges


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Felicity joined our reception team in 2018, and enjoys getting to know all our clients and their pets, and learning new things. At home she has three cats and a dog. Outside of work enjoys reading, crochet, crafts and 1950's fashion and culture.

Niomi Roberts Cramlington

Niomi Roberts


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Niomi joined our reception team in 2018, having worked in Veterinary Practice since 2014. She holds a Level 3 Qualification in Dog Grooming, and enjoys all the interaction with clients and their pets in the surgery. She has four dogs and two rabbits at home, and enjoys exploring Northumberland, cinema and live music.


Lisa Clark


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Lisa joined our reception team in 2018, and enjoys getting to know clients and pets, especially seeing puppies and kittens growing up. At home she has three dogs and 2 rabbits. Outside of work enjoys reading, walking and supporting her children's varied hobbies.


Wendy Ridley


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Wendy joined our reception team in 2021

We are proud to have provided Veterinary services to the local area for many years. Our team is made up of a close knit family of professionals with a wide range of experience and interests to offer. Our team is led by Veterinary Nurse Emma, who was our Head Nurse for 10 years before progressing to JVP in 2020.

Vets4Pets Cramlington is committed to bringing you affordable, high quality care via a modern, well equipped practice, including an in house laboratory, pharmacy, digital x-ray, visiting CT scanner and a wide range of medical and surgical procedures. We have plenty of on site parking being on a retail park, and are located inside Pets at Home.




  • Emergency cover
    Even if we are closed, we have your pet covered.
  • Open 7 Days a Week
    We are open 7 days a week.
  • Acupuncture
    Acupuncture 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.
  • Ambulance
    We have an animal ambulance for clients who are unable to visit us. *Please contact the Practice to find out more.

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  • Anaesthesia
    General anaesthetic enables us to perform many procedures kindly and safely for your pet.
  • Bereavement Support
    Making the decision to say goodbye to your pet is one of the toughest you’ll ever make. Pets provide us with unconditional love, friendship and comfort, so it is normal to have intense or conflicting emotions when it comes to euthanasia. At Vets4Pets we’re here for you and your pet for every step of your journey together.
  • 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.
  • Cruciate Surgery
    Surgery to repair damaged stifle ligaments.
  • CT Scan
    Provides 3D imaging for a view of internal organs and bones.
  • 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.
  • Dentistry
    The treatment and prevention of dental disease
  • Digital X-Ray
    Digital X ray equipment is available.
  • Ear Surgery
    Ear Surgery service is available to keep your pet free from any infections.
  • Educational Workshops
    Educational workshops are held to create awareness.
  • Electrolyte
    Enables the assessment of critical blood chemicals such as sodium and potassium.
  • 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 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.
  • Locally Owned
    This practice is locally owned.
  • 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.
  • Orthopaedics
    Surgery of joints and bones.
  • Prescriptions
    We can provide written prescriptions upon request.
  • Soft Tissue
    Surgical procedures involving the soft tissues such as ears and skin.
  • Weight Clinic
    Monitoring clinic to help dogs and cats achieve optimal weights – both if they have been under or overweight
  • X-Ray
    Generates digital 2D images of bones and internal organs.

Practice tour

Practice accreditations

  • RCVS accreditation EDITED

Health Plans

Health Plan

Complete Care Junior

£15 a month
Save at least £230 on routine pet healthcare
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Health Plan

Complete Care

From £8 a month
Save at least £215 on routine pet healthcare
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Health Plan

Complete Care Senior

From £17
Save at least £342 on routine pet healthcare
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Health Plans

Flea & Worm Pack

Protect your pet and your pocket!
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Health Plan


Just £99
Vac4Life is a preventative plan following primary vaccinations

Out of hours

Moorview Referrals
Northumberland Business Park West
NE23 7RH

Telephone: 0191 338 8890

Fees between 8am - 8pm: £143 and fees between 8pm to 8am: £170