Cramlington Vets4Pets

Inside Pets at Home
Westmorland Retail Park
NE23 6UY

Telephone: 01670 715 220

Opening hours

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Meet the team

Colin Skinner

Dr Colin Skinner

Practice Owner & Veterinary Surgeon


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Colin graduated from Pretoria University in South Africa and has spent 38 years in practice, becoming partner here in 2008. He has built up a wealth of international veterinary experience having worked in South Africa in his own practice and across the UK in both small animal and mixed practices. He returned to Newcastle having worked here as a Temporary Veterinary Inspector in 2001/2 on Foot and Mouth diagnoses and control and subsequent farm re-stocking programmes. Colin's specialities include surgery, including orthopaedics. In his spare time he enjoys computing and photography.

Dr Diana Mistretta

Veterinary Surgeon


Emma Foxall Cramlington

Emma Foxall

Registered Veterinary Nurse


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Emma has been in veterinary practice since 2001, qualifying in 2007 and joining our team in 2010. Emma enjoys nurse clinics and practice management, and holds a certificate in Pet Bereavement Support. She is our Clinical Coach, mentoring our Student Nurses through their training. She has an interest in canine behaviour and dog training. At home she has four dogs and two cats, and enjoys cooking, reading and cinema.

Cramington Vets4Pets Amy Emery

Amy Emery

Registered Veterinary Nurse


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Amy has been in veterinary practice since 2001, and joined our team 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.

Victoria Penaluna Cramlington

Victoria Penaluna

Registered Veterinary Nurse


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Vicki has been in veterinary practice since 2001, qualifying in 2007, and returned to our team 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 called Betty and Todd. Outside of work she enjoys art, reading, horse riding and dog training.

Cramington Vets4Pets Emma Thompson

Emma Thompson

Registered Veterinary Nurse


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Emma has been in veterinary practice since 2006, and joined our team in 2012. She enjoys radiography and diagnostics, and has completed additional training in these areas. At home she has two dogs, Bronn & Brienne, and a cat called Leon. Outside of work she enjoys baking, gardening and tending her allotment.


Katie Thompson

Student Veterinary Nurse

Cramington Vets4Pets Sue Emmerton

Sue Emmerton

Veterinary Nurse


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Sue joined our team in 2014. She has particular interests in dentistry and pharmacy, holds an SQP qualification, and enjoys nursing clinics. She plays an active role in local community events for the practice, and fundraises for several charities.

Emily Henderson Cramlington

Emily Henderson

Nursing Assistant

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Emily returned to our team in 2018 after 3 years away. She started her nursing career in 2002, qualifying in Australia in 2007, and is working towards UK registration. She has interests in dentistry, radiography and intensive care, and is fluent in British Sign Language. At home she has two lurchers, Niko and Asha. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with family and friends, travelling, cooking, exercise, photography and art.

Gemma Naylor Cramlington

Gemma Naylor

Animal Care Assistant


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Gemma joined us as in 2010 on the reception team, moving onto the nursing team 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 going out with friends, spending time with family 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. She previously ran a home boarding business for dogs. At home she has a Lurcher and two Boxers. Outside of work she enjoys playing tennis, going to the gym, reading, cycling and walking.

Tanya Barrass


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Tanya joined our reception team in 2018, and enjoys meeting all the clients and pets that come to the surgery. She has a cat called Martini at home, and outside of work enjoys music, film and bingo.

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 two cats called Lady Binx and Sven, and outside of work enjoys reading, crochet, crafts and 1950's fashion and culture.

Cramlington Lisa Clark

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 outside of work enjoys reading, walking and supporting her children's varied hobbies.

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.

Vets4Pets Cramlington 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.
  • Operating Theatre
    An operating theatre with gaseous anaesthetic facility for surgical procedures.
  • Digital X-Ray
    Digital X ray equipment is available.
  • Isolation Unit
    A special ward to care for animals with contagious diseases.

Show more services

  • Biochemistry
    Allows an assessment of the functionality of a patients organs.
  • In-house Laboratory
    A range of analytical tests and equipment to assist in the rapid diagnosis of illness.
  • Cat and Dog Hospital Ward
    There are separate wards for cats and dogs providing good hygiene environment.
  • 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
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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

Moorview Referrals
Northumberland Business Park West
NE23 7RH

Telephone: 0191 338 8890

Fee before 11pm: £100

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