Gravesend Vets4Pets

Inside Pets at Home
Imperial Retail Park
Thames Way
Gravesend
Kent
DA11 0DQ

Telephone: 01474 546900

Opening hours

Sunday  - 
Monday  - 
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Wednesday  - 
Thursday  - 
Friday  - 
Saturday  - 
Sunday  - 

Christmas Opening Hours

Christmas eve: 9:00am – 6:00pm
Christmas day: Closed
Boxing day: Closed
New Year's Eve: 9:00am – 6:00pm
New Year's Day: Closed

Meet the team

Paul Gunning

Paul Gunning

Practice Owner & Veterinary Surgeon

BVetMed MRCVS

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Paul studied at Dartford Grammar School and left in June 2006, he then started at the Royal Veterinary College 4 months later, graduating in July 2011. He has a very keen interest in small animal surgery particularly orthopaedics and is undertaking a post graduate certificate to become an Advanced Practitioner. In his spare time he can often be found walking his beloved Hungarian Vizsla, Ruby and you may even see him out running on the road in the local areas.
Romana

Romana Zimanyiova

Veterinary Surgeon

MRCVS

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Romana qualified in 2018 in Portugal and joined the team in January 2019. Her main interests include dermatology and internal medicine. 

In her spare time, Romana likes to travel, read and spend time with her Cat Oreo and Dog Emi. 

Hayley Hygate Gravesend

Hayley Hygate

Head Veterinary Nurse

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Hayley qualified as an RVN in February 2006 whilst working in a busy Veterinary Hospital. She then went on to work as a night nurse and then as a referral ophthalmology nurse. After having her two daughters, she worked part time for another Vets4Pets before joining our team in May 2015.

At home, as well as her two daughters she has three cats, all of which are spoilt rotten! In her spare time Hayley can be found with her head in a good book!

Maria Cox Gravesend

Maria Cox

Registered Veterinary Nurse

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Maria qualified as an RVN in 2010, but had been in practice since 2005. She has worked at several different practices before taking maternity leave to have her son. She then worked for the team for a year before taking Maternity leave recently to have her daughter.

At home, as well as her son and daughter she has two cats. In her spare time she enjoys jogging and Pilates.

Emily Smith Gravesend

Emily Smith

Registered Veterinary Nurse

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Emily joined the team in August 2016 after moving from Essex to Gravesend where she worked for eight years at a busy Veterinary Practice. She qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 2014 and has a keen interest in Canine Behaviour.

At home she has three Dogs, Bonnie, Shadow and Storm as well as three Terrapins which keep her busy in her spare time.

Angela Bailey Gravesend

Angie Bailey

Registered Veterinary Nurse

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Angie has been nursing for more than 10 years after qualifying in 2001, over the past five years she had been a Locum Nurse working temporarily at numerous Vet Practices. In December 2016 she joined the team on a short term basis for maternity cover and in July 2017 was offered the permanent position.

She has two cats called Lettuce (who really is wet) and Kooky who is crazy. In her spare time she enjoys Swimming, DIY, Socialising and writing poetry.

Sarah

Sarah Morgan

Student Veterinary Nurse

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Sarah joined us in March 2018 first as a volunteer. She then officially joined our team later that year and begun completing her Veterinary Care Assistant Training. She has recently completed this and is in the process of enrolling onto the Nurse Training Course. 

Tasha

Tasha Keynes

Trainee Veterinary Nurse

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Tasha joined our team in late 2018 as a trainee nurse. She is currently on Maternity leave after having her daughter. She plans to be back in the practice early 2020. 

Abi Gunning Gravesend

Abi Gunning

Practice Manager

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Abi joined the team in October 2015 not long after the practice first opened. After going on Maternity leave to have her daughter, Abi initially came back as Practice Administrator before being promoted again to Practice Manager. Abi and Paul, together own the practice. 

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her daughter, taking her on walks with their Hungarian Vizsla Ruby, their Cocker Spaniel Angus and snuggling with her Ragamuffin cat Bruno.

 

Denise Sycamore Gravesend

Denise Sycamore

Client Service Manager

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Denise joined the team in October 2015. She has a cat and two beautiful granddaughters that keep her busy in her spare time.

Jo

Jo Gorvan

Client Care Advisor

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Jo joined the team in 2018 after being a member of the Pets at Home team. She can be found on our Reception desk. 

In her spare time Jo enjoys holistic therapies and spending time with her kids and pets. 

Vets4Pets Gravesend 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

  • 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.
  • 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.

Show more services

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • X-Ray & Ultrasound
    X-Ray & Ultrasound
  • Pet Passport
    Trained Official Veterinarian vets to issue Pet Passports, Fit to Fly letters and rabies serology tests.
  • Hospital Ward
    Suite of custom-built kennels for the housing and monitoring of in-patients.
  • Cruciate Surgery
    Surgery to repair damaged stifle ligaments.
  • Open 7 Days a Week
    We are open 7 days a week.
  • Dentistry
    The treatment and prevention of dental disease

Practice accreditations

  • Small_Animal_Practice

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
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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
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Out of hours

Vets Now Gillingham
Campus Way
Gillingham
Kent
ME8 0RR

Telephone: 01634 780 073

Standard consultations before 9pm start from £167. Standard consultations after 9pm start from £215.

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