We are open for essential care only

In line with government guidelines, we are only offering medically essential appointments, so please contact the practice team before travelling. Our opening hours may also vary, so please monitor our webpage to keep up to date with the latest information.

We are taking steps to help keep you and our colleagues safe:

  • If you do need to visit, we ask that only one person per pet comes along, to help reduce the number of people in the waiting area at any one time.
  • Social distancing is crucial at this time. When arriving, you may be required to call ahead and wait to be invited in by a member of our team. You will be informed if this is necessary when you call us to make your appointment.
  • Once inside the practice, we ask that you please respect a two metre distance from our colleagues and other clients.
  • We are only accepting card payments to help minimise contact between you and our colleagues.
  • If you can’t visit the practice and are concerned about your pet’s health, please contact us to discuss available options.

We will continue to share regular updates here and on our Facebook page. We thank you for your patience at this time.

Exeter Vets4Pets

Inside Pets at Home
Rydon Lane Retail Park
Exeter
Devon
EX2 7HX

Telephone: 01392 266 860

Opening hours

Tuesday  - 
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Meet the team

Bronwen Gill Exeter

Bronwen Gill

Veterinary Surgeon

BSc BVMS MRCVS

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Bronwen qualified from Murdoch University in Western Australia in 2001. She worked in mixed practice for three years and then spent four years in Greece doing sea turtle conservation. She holds a postgraduate certificate in conservation medicine. Bronwen enjoys medicine and dentistry. Bronwen has a British Shorthair called Murphy. In her spare time Bronwen, likes hiking, yoga and the theatre.

Mark Bingham Exeter

Mark Bingham

Veterinary Surgeon

BSc BVM&S MRCVS

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Mark graduated in Edinburgh in 2005 and worked in mixed practice for two years before joining a small animal practice in 2007. Mark enjoys medicine and is working towards a certificate in advanced veterinary practice. At home he has two dogs that enjoy Devon life of walks on the beach and the moors.

Elaine BellExeter

Elaine Bell

Veterinary Surgeon

MRCVS

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Elaine graduated from the Edinburgh (Dick) Vet and initially worked in mixed practice, then moved to small animal practice with a special interest in surgery. She has travelled the world with a passion for wildlife-watching, and even worked for a short time with lions & rhinos in Kruger. At home she enjoys walking her dogs- a crazy Springer Spaniel and a Corgi (bit of a princess!).

Kirsty Hensby Exeter

Kirsty Hensby

Business Manager, RVN, Pet Bereavement practitioner / Feline & Canine Behaviour and Clinical Coach

RVN

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I came over to the Vet Group in May 2018 as Business Manager, my previous experience was Head Nurse & Practice Manager of a Multi site veterinary surgery gaining them RCVS GP Accreditation. Myself and Head Nurse Jenna Holly have just taken Vets4pets Exeter through this accreditation and have been awarded GP Accreditation also this year.

I have interests in Dentistry, Surgery, Radiography and Medical inpatient care. I have a special interest in the wellbeing of our clients and am also a pet bereavement support practitioner enabling me to support clients through difficult times.

Having gained qualifications in Animal Behaviour & Bereavement I have also gained an NHS RCVS leadership qualification. I am about to take on a Density certificate in April 2020.

I am the Director of the Exeter branch leading a large team of Client Care Assistants, Admin Team, Veterinary Surgeons, Animal Care Assistants, Student Veterinary Nurses and Registered Veterinary Nurses.

 

I have a daughter called Summer, Partner Luke, Dog called Kita and two hamsters called George and Snowie who keep me very busy also.

I enjoy working with Sled Dogs and was part of the Emergency Sled Dog Veterinary team at the British Sled Dog sports federation events at the Forest of Dean ensuing the wellbeing of the dogs health and am part of the Sled Dog Veterinary medical association.

Amanda Rice Exeter

Amanda Rice

Registered Veterinary Nurse

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I am Amanda, I am a Registered Veterinary Nurse here at Vets 4 Pets. I qualified in June 2017. I have 2 dogs, a cat, and 3 guinea pigs at home. My hobbies outside of work are Muay Thai boxing, running and keeping fit. 

Jenny Frayne Exeter

Jenny Frayne

Registered Veterinary Nurse

RVN

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I am Jenny Frayne RVN. I have been a qualified nurse for a year and a half but have been working for Vets 4 Pets Exeter for over 6 years. I currently have no pets but looking to adopt an elderly rescue cat at some point in the future.

Outside of work I love to travel and visit new places.

Laura Ford Exeter

Laura Ford

Student Veterinary Nurse

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Hi my Name is Laura, I Have been working at Vets4Pets Exeter since 2015. I originally began work as a Receptionist/Animal Nursing Assistant and now i'm in my final year of Student Veterinay Nursing and hoping to qualify very soon.

In my spare time I like to play guitar, binge watch a good TV series, and ramble around the Devon countryside with my Spaniel 'Buck'

Jenna Holly Exeter

Jenna Holly

Head Veterinary Nurse

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I am the head nurse at vets 4 pets Exeter.  I joined the practice in Jan 2017 and have been qualified for 13 years working in first opinion and referral practices. I have 2 big Rottweiler's who love coming into the practice and I have an interest in dog behaviour and dentals. I enjoy walking my dogs and outdoor life and is always on the go and look forward to challenges in life

Grace Roberts Exeter

Grace Roberts

Registered Veterinary Nurse

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Hi, I'm Grace. I qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in June 2017, but have been working within the veterinary profession for over 6 years. I joined the Vets4pets team in July 2018, following some time in a referral centre, learning new skills. 

I am also a bereavement counsellor and Clinical Coach, which allows me to teach and support the student nurses in practice. 

I have an elderly cat at home called Primrose and I'm known to be the cat loving nurse! 

When I'm not working I can be found at the gym, socialising with friends and family or cooking at home. 

Josie  Yares Exeter

Josie Yates

Veterinary Nurse

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I qualified in May 2010, but have been working in the veterinary profession for 14 yrs. I have two cats at home-Dude and Tinks.

I started working at Exeter vets4pets in 2019 when I moved here from Hertfordshire so I am just getting to know the area.

Susie Huxtable Exeter

Susie Huxtable

Veterinary Nurse

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Hi, I'm Susie , a newcomer to the vets4pets family here in Rydon Lane (starting in 2019). I have been nursing in the UK & Middle East for around 20 years. Recently I enjoyed a few temporary shifts with this amazing team and am delighted to be a permanent member. In my spare time I love the outdoors, swimming & campervanning, and often combine this with hitching the trailer & staying at shows and dressage events with my daughter & our horse 'creation'

Sophie Letten Exeter

Sophie Letten

Student Veterinary Nurse

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Hi I'm Sophie and I am a second year student nurse. I've been working at Vets 4 Pets Exeter since November 2016 and have just finished my first year of training.

When I'm not studying, I like socialising with friends and family, spinning classes and collecting cacti and houseplants.

I have 4 dogs at home: A Cockerjack named Millie and 3 very naughty sausage dogs called Bonnie, Willow and Martha

Cathrin Walsh Exeter

Catherin Walsh

Head Client Care Advisor

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I have been working at Vets 4 Pets Exeter as a CCA since 2015 having first started my career working with animals at Pets at Home in 2011.

I have a Maine Coon X Ragdoll called Figaro.

In my spare time I enjoy going to bounce fitness classes and walks around the Devon coastline.

Fern Halliday Exeter

Fern Halliday

Client Care Advisor

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Fern gained a foundation degree in Animal Science, Welfare and Behaviour before working for Pets at Home Stores for over three years and then joined us as a Client Care Advisor in 2016. She enjoys reading, the outdoors and exploring new countries.

Nicola DawExeter

Nicola Daw

Client Care Advisor

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Nicola joined 2013 to cover maternity leave and ended up becoming a permanent member. Completed a HND in Animal Nursing and Management at Bicton College in partnership with University of Plymouth. Lives in Exeter with partner and daughter and Leopard Gecko called Mushu.

Nicky Kerswell

Client Care Advisor

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Nicky has been with Vets4Pets since May 2010. Her background is in managing pubs and restaurants. She rehomed a stray cat that was brought into the surgery, needing a home which is now called Button. Her hobbies include swimming, DIY and gardening.

Sam Cox Exeter

Sam Cox

Practice Administrator and Client Care Advisor

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Hi my name is Sam, I have worked for companion care / vets4pets Exeter since June 2007 on reception and now as practice administrator and a client care advisor.

I love all the pets that come into us and have had the pleasure and privilege to see lots go from bouncy pups and kittens up into their twilight years and getting to know there wonderful mums and dad's too. 

As well as my job here I have 2 lively boys at home, a husband and most importantly 2 Rex rabbits called Bubblegum and Dumbo.

I have always loved rabbits and have had many French lops over the years I have also had many other pets including a rescue chinchilla called Murphy who I had for over 22 years.

Jenna PeaseExeter

Jenna Pease

Client Care Advisor & SQP

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After 8 years of working at Pets At Home, I was ready for a new challenge and joined Vets 4 Pets in 2019. I have gained a vast amount of knowledge from working in the shop and I am also SQP trained , so I can sell some types of licensed Flea and worm medications .
I enjoying walks along the river and spending time with family and friends .

At home I have an English bull terrier called Fergus, two guinea pigs , a hamster and a rabbit, who all keep me very busy :)

Chloe Hutter Exeter

Chloe Hutter

Client Care Advisor & SQP

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My name is Chloe. I have 2 rabbits called Willow and Alfie. I have been a CCA since November 2019. I previously worked in Pets At Home for 3 years so I have gained some pet knowledge from working in the shop and I am also SQP trained.

Lucinda Palmer Exeter

Lucinda Palmer

Client Care Assistant

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My name is Lucy, I have two rescue dogs Zippy & Clover and also two degus and two musk turtles. In my free time I enjoy ice skating, swimming, walking with the dogs and travelling. I previously worked as a branch manager for a pet care business before moving to Devon in October 2019. 

Kerry

Client Care Advisor

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I recently came to Vets4Pets after taking a break in my animal career to work as a Scuba Diving Instructor in Malta and Tenerife. I have a BSc degree in Animal behaviour and Welfare and I am a qualified pet bereavement support officer. I have many years experience within the animal industry, many of which were spent as an Animal Welfare Assistant and Volunteer Training and Development Coordinator at the Blue Cross and as an Animal Health Officer at Heathrow Animal Reception centre, working with both wild and domestic animals.

I have a deep passion and commitment to animal welfare and a strong interest in canine behaviour.

I love all species of animal, but my favourite breed of dog is a Greyhound, having worked with so many Ex-racers at the Blue Cross, I completely fell in love with this breed for their gentle and laid back nature. I also own a cat called Roland.

Vets4Pets Exeter 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!

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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.
  • Digital X-Ray
    Digital X ray equipment is available.
  • Isolation Unit
    A special ward to care for animals with contagious diseases.

Show more services

  • Blood Pressure Monitor
    Used to measure the range of blood pressure as a preventative treatment to identify early signs of systemic hypertension.
  • 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.
  • Hospital Ward
    Suite of custom-built kennels for the housing and monitoring of in-patients.
  • Dentistry
    The treatment and prevention of dental disease

Health Plans

Starter pack protection

Best Start in Life

£85
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.
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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

Vac4Life

Just £99
Vac4Life is a preventative plan following primary vaccinations
Vac4Life

Out of hours

EVES Veterinary Emergency Service
Eves Veterinary Hospital
Saint David's Station
Exeter
EX4 4NT

Telephone: 01392 284217

Out-of-hours emergency consultation fees apply. Fees start from: 6:30pm - 11pm: £100 11pm - 6am: £170

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