Hamilton Vets4Pets

Inside Pets at Home
Hamilton Palace Retail Park
Palace Grounds Road
ML3 6AD

Telephone: 01698 477 340

Opening hours

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Sunday  - 

Christmas Opening Hours

Christmas eve: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Christmas day: Closed
Boxing day: Closed
New Year's Eve: 9:00am – 5:00pm
New Year's Day: Closed

Meet the team

Julie McGarry

Julie McGarry

Practice Owner & Veterinary Surgeon

BVMS MRCVS

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I graduated from Glasgow Vet School in 2003 and after a spell in small animal and equine work in the East Midlands have worked exclusively in small animal practice for the last 10 years . Having grown up in Lanarkshire, I moved back closer to home in 2007. Having worked in both permanent and locum positions in practices all over Central Scotland I am happy to have set up in Hamilton. I enjoy all aspects of small animal practice and have a particular interest in medicine cases and dentistry. I have worked for Vets4Pets since June 2016 when I was employed as Lead Vet for the opening of Vets4Pets in Falkirk. I enjoyed the challenge of starting this new business and thoroughly enjoy having my own practice in Hamilton and meeting all the new pets and their owners coming through our doors. I have a Labrador called Luna whom you may see around the practice from time to time . I also have 2 cats called Rambo and Jess.  Outside of work I enjoy walking and travelling and love exploring new destinations

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Donna Cringles

Veterinary Surgeon

BVM&S MRCVS

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I graduated from Edinburgh vet school in 2019. What I enjoy most about my job is the variety and in particular I enjoy surgery. Outside of work I like to spend time with my family and animals. I am always looking for new areas to explore with my 3 dogs. 

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Rebecca McCall

Veterinary Surgeon

BVM&S MRCVS

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 was born and raised in South Carolina, USA by my Irish mum and Scottish dad. My love for animals started early as I grew up with 4 cats, a dog, a gerbil and several fish! After living in the states for 18 years I decided to come over to the UK for university. I completed my first degree in Bioveterinary Science at the University of Lincoln (BSc Hons). Then continued my education to becoming a veterinary surgeon at the University of Edinburgh (BVM&S MRCVS). I graduated in 2019 and joined the Vets4pets team in Hamilton soon after. I enjoy so many aspects of small animal general practice and am particularly interested in internal medicine. Outside work, I enjoy spending time with my family, friends and my two cats, Nala and Luna! I also enjoy hill walking and have bagged 4 munros so far. Hoping to add a few more to the list soon! 

Chanel Perna

Registered Veterinary Nurse

RVN

Kirstie Munro

Kirstie Munro

Registered Veterinary Nurse

RVN

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I qualified as a veterinary nurse from Edinburgh College in 2016. Since then I have worked in two busy hospitals which I loved. I have just returned to work after having my little boy and I am very happy to be a part of the Hamilton Vets4Pets team. I have 2 miniature pinschers called Vinnie and Callie. I am interested in exotics and love seeing all the small furries in practice. I hope to further my skills in the future and am currently completing an exotics nursing course.

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Katie Maclean

Registered Veterinary Nurse

RVN

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I qualify as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in 2019 having completed my training at Vets4Pets Hamilton. I qualified as a Veterinary Care Assistant in May 2013 in Dumfries. I have worked in several practices and thoroughly enjoy my job.  Out of work I enjoy spending time with my rescue greyhounds Brian and Sue. I enjoy spending time with them at the parks and doing various rescue events with them. I also enjoy volunteering with the Greyhound Trust.

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Kirsten Ross

Registered Veterinary Nurse

RVN

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I qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2007,and have been working in small animal practices ever since.   I enjoy the diversity of the job, and have a particular interest in surgical nursing and anesthesia.  I have a geriatric cat called Murphy and also spend time outside work looking after my sister's border terrier Bella.  When I'm not out with Bella, I enjoy running and spending time with my kids.

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Nikki Stubbs

Registered Veterinary Nurse

RVN

Sarah Howlieson

Sarah Howlieson

Practice Manager

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I have been part of the Vets4Pets family since March 2016, and I can honestly say I have the best job in the world! I enjoy meeting all of our clients, old & new, and of course the most rewarding part is making our patients feel better. At home I live with my two dogs, Bali & Aspen, who are both Japanese Spitz. They are my best friends so when I am not at work, we try to go on as many wonderful adventures around Scotland’s country parks as we can. Bali was unfortunately diagnosed with kidney issues early on her life, so is quite a regular at the practice to see her auntie Julie, who keeps her as happy & healthy as possible. I am also a very horsey person, so I try to get down to the stables when I do have some free time! If I could be any pet, I would be a cat – mainly so that I could watch my owner go off to work on a rainy Monday morning while I was snuggled up on the sofa!
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Annina Martin

Client Services Manager

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 I joined the Hamilton Vets4Pets family in April 2019 after deciding that I wanted a big career change.  After rescuing my dog Bronx, my husband and I started to volunteer for the charity that we rescued him through.  After many discussions, I decided to follow my heart and find a role that let me work with animals on a daily basis.  I love my job, I get to meet so many lovely owners and pets.  When I’m not at work, you’ll find me at the park with Bronx.  He had a pretty rough start in life, so my husband and I have worked very hard to socialise him and teach him that the world isn’t that scary.  There’s nothing better than watching him happily chasing and wrestling his friends. When we have spare time, we love to get out in the car and explore the countryside – the highlands being a favourite of ours.

Karen Doran

Karen Doran

Client Care Advisor

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For the 10 years before I started at Vets4Pets I worked at Dogs Trust but came to the decision to to try something new – it had to be animal related though as that’s what I love doing! I have thoroughly enjoyed working at the Hamilton practice and watching it grow as we meet all our new clients and patients and get to know them all. I have 3 rescue dogs – an elderly Jack Russell called Bobby, a Golden Retriever called Tim and a young Retriever cross called Finlay. In my spare time we go away to the caravan a lot where we do a lot of walking and going to the beach as that’s the dogs' favourite place.
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Rhiannon Devenney

Client Care Advisor

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Hi my name is Rhiannon, I’m currently a client care advisor, I have just completed Level 6 business and administration in May this year.

I really enjoy my job because I get to see all the animals that walk through the door. I enjoy having conversations with clients and getting to know more about their pets.

I have never worked in a vets before and this was my first ever job working as client care advisor for Vets4Pets.

My interests are I love spending time with my family, friends and my Border collie Koko and I love taking her walks and playing with her.

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Erin Watters

Client Care Advisor

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I'm Erin and this is Dougie, my Lakeland Terrier that we rescued in 2012.  Since then we have rescued Stanley our Patterdale Terrier (who would not sit for a photo!). I go camping with my dogs every year and we love going long walks and swimming in the sea. I joined Vets4Pets in April 2019 and I love it!

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Dianne Smith

Client Care Advisor

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I have always had a dog, since being little animals have been a large part of my life. I enjoy working with my dogs at home. I have Jack Russell Terriers and Labradors. When I'm not at work I spend as much time as possible with my dogs.

Vets4Pets Hamilton 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.
  • Separate Cat & Dog Wards
    Separate cat and dog hospital wards, designed to ensure your pet is kept in a comfortably stress free environment.

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  • 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.
  • 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 & Ultrasound
    X-Ray & Ultrasound
  • Health Plans
    Designed to cover all the regular pet care essentials such as vaccinations and flea and worm prevention, whilst saving you money.
  • Pet Passport
    Trained Official Veterinarian vets to issue Pet Passports, Fit to Fly letters and rabies serology tests.
  • 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.
  • Anaesthetic
    General anaesthetic enables us to perform many procedures kindly and safely for your pet.
  • Open 7 Days a Week
    We are open 7 days a week.
  • Dentistry
    The treatment and prevention of dental disease

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Practice accreditations

  • RCVS accreditation EDITED
  • Small_Animal_Practice
  • Cat friendly clinic silver award
  • Rabbit friendly vet logo SILVER 2019

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
123-145 North Street
Glasgow
G3 7DA

Telephone: 0141 332 3212

Out of hours fee before 11pm: £105. Out of Hours fee after 11pm: £147.26. Plus £44 Consult fee.

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