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Dumbarton Vets4Pets

Inside Pets at Home
St. James Retail Park
Glasgow Road
Dumbarton
G82 1RB

Telephone: 01389 768278

Closed Now

Need emergency care? See out of hours information.

Opening Hours

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

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.

Your pet’s flea and worm preventative treatment delivered to your door

We are now offering our Complete Care Health Plan clients flea and worm preventative treatments delivered safely to your door. Please contact us to find out more.

Meet the team

Ciara Campbell

Ciara Campbell

Practice Owner & Veterinary Surgeon

BVMS MRCVS

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I graduated from Glasgow Vet School in 2007, and ever since have concentrated on small animal medicine and surgery. I enjoy all aspects of general practice, but I do have a special interest in surgery – both soft tissue and orthopaedics. I have worked across the UK, gaining experience in practices in both Scotland and England. My goal is to bring the discipline and best practices from these previous experiences to a warm and welcoming surgery delivering the highest standards of patient care. Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my rescued pet - Minnie the Chihuahua. I am looking forward to providing the best quality care, and cannot wait to meet my new clients and their much loved pets!

Stuart Kerr

Stuart Kerr

Veterinary Surgeon

BVMS MRCVS

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Having grown up on a farm I have spent all my life surrounded by creatures great and small. Pursuing a career in veterinary medicine seemed natural, every day brings a different challenge and has kept me on my toes since graduating from Glasgow University in 2012. I started off in mixed practice before making a change to focus on the small animals only. I enjoy all aspects of veterinary medicine and have a keen interest and passion for surgery. Outside of work I enjoy an active lifestyle of running, rugby and squash, with the occasional ski and snowboarding trip over the winter. I have been welcomed into my new job at Vets4Pets Dumbarton by a great team of dedicated staff and look forward to meeting the new clients and helping look after their beloved pets.
Emma Stewart

Emma Stewart

Veterinary Surgeon

BVMS MRCVS

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I graduated from Glasgow Vet School in 2009, and have worked in Small Animal practice ever since. I have a particular interest in internal medicine, particularly feline medicine. I have worked in practice in Yorkshire, before returning to Scotland to work. I have gained some experience in exotic pets and have treated some very unusual animals! I love working with animals of all shapes and sizes but cats are my particular favourite. Outside of work I enjoy a variety of crafting related hobbies, including knitting, sewing and painting. I also have a cat of my own, a seven year old black and white called Echo, who keeps life interesting and entertaining! I am delighted to have taken this next step in my career as a vet by joining the team at Dumbarton and look forward to meeting your beloved pets and providing the best care for them.

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Kirsty Marshall

Veterinary Surgeon

BVMS MRCVS

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I adored animals from an early age and knew I wanted to pursue a career with them in mind. I was delighted to fulfil this dream and graduate from Glasgow University Veterinary School in 2005. I have focussed on small animal first opinion practice since my graduation, including a period as an OOH emergency clinician. I enjoy all aspects of small animal practice but have a particular interest in surgery and emergency work. Additionally, I am trained and practice Veterinary acupuncture. When I am not working or spending time with my young family, I am an avid reader, a mediocre pianist and a semi-skilled baker. I joined the Vets4pets Dumbarton team in January 2019. I was quickly made to feel welcomed by staff and clients alike. It is really lovely to be part of such a close knit friendly team. I hope to be here for some time to come and look forward to meeting even more clients and caring for their beautiful pets.

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Elspeth Hodgkinson

Veterinary Surgeon

BVM&S MRCVS

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Growing up on a local dairy farm, I developed a passion for caring for animals from a young age.  This led me down the path to a career in veterinary medicine; graduating from Edinburgh Vet School in 2005. I worked for many years in mixed practice and equine practice in England before returning home to join Vets4Pets Dumbarton in January 2019. I enjoy all aspects of veterinary medicine and look forward to meeting clients and your much loved pets. When I’m not working, I enjoy spending time outdoors with my family and pets as well as teaching Pilates and horse riding.

Meagan Perley

Veterinary Surgeon

BVMS MRCVS

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Amy MacDonald

Deputy Head Veterinary Nurse

RVN

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I have always worked with animals in some sort since leaving school. I went to college to study animal care when I left school, then I worked in a boarding kennels and cattery for just over two years and then into a veterinary practice for the past three and a half years. I graduated from college in Edinburgh in 2018. I love working with animals! I have a terrapin, fish and a sweet little cat called Norma.

Lois Stevens

Lois Stevens

Registered Veterinary Nurse

RVN

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I started at Vets4Pets Dumbarton in May 2016 when I was on placement as a student veterinary nurse. I then took on the role as one of the weekend receptionists in October 2016 whilst continuing my placement work. I graduated from Edinburgh Napier University in June 2018 as a Registered Veterinary Nurse. At home I have a labradoodle called Nova and a cat called Oliver who are lots of fun. I enjoy meeting all of our clients and their lovely pets and I am really lucky to be able to do a job that I love in a great practice.

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Hayley Campbell

Head Veterinary Nurse

RVN

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I have always had a keen interest in animals from a very young age. When I left school I worked with clydesdale horses and highland cattle. I then went on to complete a course on animal care at Oatridge College, while attending college I volunteered at a local community farm. I have worked in Vets4Pets Dumbarton since we opened our doors in 2014, my role within the practice was Veterinary Care Assistant, I then carried out extensive training to become a Registered Veterinary Nurse which has lead me to my position of Head Veterinary Nurse. I am very lucky to work with a great team within a job that I love! Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my husband and my daughter, our favourite thing to do is go on long walks and adventures with our wee dog Archie.   

Elise Friar

Elise Friar

Registered Veterinary Nurse

RVN

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I have been working with the practice since 2017 when I started as a student on placement, I am looking forward to continuing my career here as a Registered Veterinary Nurse. I particularly enjoy carrying out nurse consults as it lets me get to know our patients, as well as, our lovely clients. I loved studying at SRUC Barony and at Edinburgh Napier Universities as I gained experience with many different animals. From dairy cows, to hedgehogs and everything in between. In my spare time, I like Munro bagging and running with my cocker spaniel Frankie.   

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Kelsi Simpson

Registered Veterinary Nurse

RVN

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I started studying veterinary nursing at SRUC Barony in 2018, spending 2 years in Dumfries, and joined the Vets4pets Dumbarton team in August 2020 to complete my final year student placement. I was then lucky enough to be offered a job here, and qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in August 2021. I have wanted to work with animals for as long as I can remember, and I really like how every day in this job is different. At home, I have 2 cats of my own called Magic and Loki, who love to play and cause chaos! In my spare time, I like to go horse riding and spend time with friends and family. I am excited to continue working with such a great team and to meet all of your pets!

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Ashleigh Mckernan

Veterinary Care Assistant

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I started working at Vets 4 Pets Dumbarton in July 2019 after doing some work experience a few months before. I have always loved animals so I am definitely living the dream and I am so grateful to be part of such a wonderful team and meet so many lovely clients & pets. At home I have a Betta fish called Drogo and two lovable Bulldogs called Tye & Nala who keep me on my toes when I’m not at work!

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Terri Mack

Veterinary Care Assistant

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Hi, I’m Terri, one of the veterinary care assistants at the practice and also a Zoology student at the University of Glasgow. I have been here since June 2021 and absolutely love caring for the animals and working with the amazing team here! In my spare time I exercise my dog King and upkeep his training along with volunteering at the Riding for Disabled Association. I look forward to continuing my progression working with animals and seeing what the future holds.

Nicolle Smith

Veterinary Care Assistant

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I have been working with Vets4Pets Dumbarton since June 2021 as a Veterinary care assistant which I love as I get to meet all of your lovely pets and support an amazing veterinary team. I have always wanted to work with animals and have been lucky to volunteer looking after horses at a local horse riding school in the past. In my spare time I am a Shotokan Karate Instructor and love to go hill walking with my Husky Loki.

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Emily Huggans

Receptionist & Student Veterinary Nurse

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Having had a love for animals ever since I was a little girl, when I found Veterinary Nursing it was love at first sight and I started studying it at SRUC Barony in 2019. I started placement at Vets4Pets Dumbarton in June 2021 for my third year and I’m absolutely loving it. Recently into that role as well! My pride and joys are a 10 year old Moggie called Smokey, a 14 week old German Shorthaired Pointer called Oscar and two Gerbils called Cashew and Chia! When I’m not studying or in practice I love getting stuck into a good book and I’m looking forward to going on hikes with Oscar when he gets bigger! I’m incredibly lucky to be studying, and now working with, such a lovely team of people and I can’t wait to meet more of our clients and their pets! I was also offered a job as a receptionist here and I’m very excited to get stuck in!

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Bernadette Bruce

Head Receptionist

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Hi, I'm Bernadette. I joined the team in Dumbarton in August 2019, I was a client at Dumbarton so it was an easy decision to join the team as a receptionist. Before joining vets4pets I worked in management within the contact centre world. I found many benefits in  combining my people skills with my love of animals!

Outside of work I spend most days with my family and friends (I am blessed with 2 grown up children who have given me 4 grandchildren). When I have spare time I enjoy sewing and reading.

Jamielee Thomson

Receptionist

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I have recently joined the Dumbarton Vets 4 Pets team in June. I feel like I have already learned so much and looking forward to learning even more. I have absolutely loved meeting all of your pets, it is my favourite part of the job! At home, I have a Pomeranian named Freddy who loves to cause mischief whenever he can. In my spare time, I enjoy going long walks with Fred and my partner James, I love going out for dinner with friends as well. I have recently adopted Frank, who was our practice pet. She has made a great addition to our family and have loved learning about a new animal.

Our practice opened in 2014 and since then we have built up a great relationship with our clients and a close bond with their pets. Our practice is committed to providing high standards of care for your pets.

We look forward to continue treating animals, both existing and new!

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Services

  • Emergency cover
    Even if we are closed, we have your pet covered.
  • Operating Theatre
    An operating theatre with gaseous anaesthetic facility for surgical procedures.
  • 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.

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  • 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.
  • Nurse Clinic
    Appointments with a highly qualified nurse which can cover anything from nutrition and fitness advice, grooming techniques, to pet socialisation classes.
  • Hospital Ward
    Suite of custom-built kennels for the housing and monitoring of in-patients.
  • Open 7 Days a Week
    We are open 7 days a week.
  • Dentistry
    The treatment and prevention of dental disease
  • Microchipping
    A microchip can help retrieve lost pets

Practice tour

Practice accreditations

  • RCVS accreditation EDITED

Health Plans

Health Plan

Complete Care Junior

£15 a month
Expert veterinary care, plus lots of support and tailored advice for your puppy or kitten, in an affordable and convenient way
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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
Vac4Life

Out of hours

Small Animal Hospital
Bearsden Road
Glasgow
G61 1QH

Telephone: 0141 330 7690

Standard consultation fees start from £195.

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