Vets4Pets Keighley

Keighley Retail Park
Inside Pets at Home
Hard Ings Road, Keighley
West Yorkshire
BD21 3NJ

Telephone: 01535 667061

Opening hours

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Out of hours

Vets Now Bradford, 1 Lorne Street, East Bowling, Bradford, BD4 7PS (Consultation fee before 11pm starts from £154.50, after 11pm starts from £199.)
Tel: 01274 722721
Vets4Pets Leeds Birstall, Inside Pets at Home, Spring Ram Retail Park, Birstall, WF17 9AD (Consultation fee starts from £35)

Telephone: 01924 441144

Meet the team

Dr Lara Clarkson

Dr Lara Clarkson

Practice Owner & Veterinary Surgeon


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My name is Lara and I am the vet that owns and manages the surgery here at Keighley Vets4Pets. I live in Silsden with my husband, two children and our border terrier Emily. I always wanted to be a vet and to have my own vet surgery, and since childhood I have kept cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, gerbils, hamsters, chickens and I also bred budgies for many years. I went to school in Skipton, studied Veterinary Medicine at Cambridge University, qualifying in 2006 and opened my Vets4Pets surgery here in 2013. I get great satisfaction from mending things, particularly in the operating theatre … but also outside of work with my toolbox doing DIY! I enjoy the outdoors, gardening, cooking and I’m a qualified gymnastics coach helping to train young gymnasts at a local club each week. I look forward to welcoming you and your pets to the surgery here at Keighley Vets4Pets.
Dr Natalie Pryce

Dr Natalie Pryce

Veterinary Surgeon


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Following my interest in the sciences and family pets I qualified from the Glasgow University Veterinary School in 1999. After spending a few years in Newport Pagnell, I returned to the North in 2004 working in small animal practice in Lancashire. I have been with the Keighley Vets4Pets team from the opening in July 2013. I enjoy seeing all different types of pets when they are well and helping them if they are poorly as an all-round small animal general practitioner. The rest of my week is fully occupied by my little boy who loves being outside.
Dr Anna Haycock

Dr Anna Haycock

Veterinary Surgeron


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I graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2017 and have just moved to Yorkshire from North Wales, where we have a menagerie of horses, chickens, 4 dogs and a cat. I have a particular interest in canine internal medicine, and a soft spot for cheeky terriers. In my spare time I enjoy exploring the Dales, whilst also finding the best pub gardens in Leeds.
Dr Jenna Whitford

Dr Jenna Whitford

Veterinary Surgeon


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I graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2006 and after working in the Midlands for a couple of years I moved to Yorkshire and met my partner. I have been part of the team since 2017 after returning from maternity leave. I have a particular interest in Internal medicine especially Feline medicine but enjoy the variety that general practice brings. I can be found at the surgery on Wednesdays and Thursdays while the rest of my week I spend with my daughter, Boxer dog and one-eyed cat.
Dr Russell Kenton

Dr Russell Kenton

Veterinary Surgeon


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I graduated in 2014 from the Royal Veterinary College, London and started working in Sussex following traveling South America. I went on to complete a clinical internship in small animal medicine and surgery through the University of Bristol in 2015-16 where I met my wife. During this time I won a BSAVA award for my clinical research and excellence. I have since worked in Bristol and in East Yorkshire before moving across to settle in the Dales with our GSD dog 'Lassie'. Outside of work I am training for a 43mile cross country run of Yorkshire and enjoy cooking.
Kate Griffin RVN

Kate Griffin

Registered Veterinary Nurse & Client Service Manager

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Kate is employed as our client service manager. Kate has been qualified as a veterinary nurse for over 15 years and has a particular interest in canine behaviour. Kate has completed her NVQ Level 3 in Veterinary Practice Management and leads our reception team on all aspects of service to our clients. Kate enjoys caving and scuba diving and shares her home with Bob, a kelpie and Tui, a Labrador cross.
Donna France

Donna France

Registered Veterinary Nurse

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I qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2004. In 2014 I spent a couple of years in a nursing management role before I left to return to full time veterinary nursing in May 2016. I have the Clinical coach qualification which enables me to train student veterinary nurses and I also examine for City & guilds in the final nursing exams. I also have a keen interest in pet weight management and nutrition. Outside of work I enjoy holidays with my husband and walking our crazy collie Cocoa!
Emma Hellard RVN

Emma Hellard

Registered Veterinary Nurse

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Emma qualified with a Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing from Myerscough College in 2012. She joined the team in November 2016, and works with us part time; having worked in small animal practice since 2010. During this time Emma has developed a keen interest in surgical nursing, particularly orthopaedic surgery and patient aftercare. Emma has also lectured in veterinary nursing, and enjoys supporting the training of student nurses. Emma lives in Sutton with her dog, Ella-Doo, who she rescued as a puppy when she came into practice needing treatment. Now aged 4 and fully recovered, she loves chasing balls, swimming & playing! Outside of work she enjoys riding Ted, her 7 year old Irish Sports Horse. At 18 hands he’s a gentle giant, who’s currently perfecting his jumping technique.
Laura Berry RVN

Laura Berry

Registered Veterinary Nurse

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I am a veterinary nurse after passing my exams I was studying at the College of Animal welfare in Leeds. I previously spent 5 years working in the horse racing industry, gaining a Level 3 Diploma in racehorse care. I now wish to focus on the veterinary care of small animals and joined the team at Keighley Vets4Pets in December 2015. At home I have 2 guinea pigs. When I’m not studying I enjoy the outdoors, travelling, cooking and spending time with my friends and family. Favourite Animal: Guinea Pig
Lauren Hartley RVN

Lauren Hartley

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Chelsea Leatherday SVN

Chelsea Leatherday

Student Veterinary Nurse

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Hello, I’m Chelsea and I am really looking forward to qualifying as a veterinary nurse. I currently live with my family, two lovely dogs and a cat. I adore Scotties and Cockapoo’s. My main goal is to work hard and become a Veterinary nurse now that I have completed my Veterinary Care Assistant Training. I live in Leeds and love to go on walks, spend time with my family and my partner. I enjoy music, gigs and festivals. Working for Vets4Pets has been brilliant, and I look forward to gaining more knowledge and getting to know new people.
Rebecca Howarth SVN

Rebecca Howarth

Student Veterinary Nurse

Emma Wilson2

Emma Wilson


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Hello I’m Emma and I work on reception at Keighley Vets4Pets. I’ve always loved animals so it’s great being able to see them every day at work. I have a tabby cat called Oliver. In my spare time I will either be out on a walk, on the steam train, in the pub or out of the country exploring. Tigers and Quokkas are my favourite animals.
Jill Kirk2

Jill Kirk


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Jill lives locally with her family in Utley, together with their two cats, two rabbits, five hens and a cockerel. Originally from Oxfordshire Jill had a career in photography and publishing before joining our team. She has always had a love of animals and spent her honeymoon spotting Orang-utans, Sun Bears and Proboscis monkeys in Borneo. In her spare time she enjoys country walks, cooking and silversmithing.
Ellie Cross

Emily Cross

Veterinary Care Assistant

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I currently live at home in Keighley with my mum and sister, and our unruly 19 year old ginger tom, Ziggy. When I aren’t working, I enjoy spending time with family and catching up with friends. I can be seen both on reception and behind the scenes assisting the nursing team.
Ellie Walker

Daniella Walker

Student Veterinary Care Assistant

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My name is Ellie, I am currently studying to complete my veterinary care assisting course. I have a passion for working with animals and I am really enjoying the start of my lifelong career. I live in Gargrave with my family, I have a cheeky Chihuahua called Leo and my family have 3 dogs and 2 cats. I enjoy spending my spare time with family and friends, walking, exercising and visiting new places.

We offer a complete veterinary service in our modern, well equipped practice - from routine health checks and vaccinations to diagnostic investigations and surgery. We're open seven days a week, there's plenty of free car parking plus easy disabled access. We have separate cat, dog and rabbit wards - as well as a full operating theatre, ultrasound and digital X-ray suite, and an in-house laboratory.

We have a small, local team of experienced vets and nurses, supported by our friendly, helpful and welcoming reception team.



  • Emergency cover
  • Operating Theatre
  • Isolation Unit
  • Blood Pressure Monitor

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  • Biochemistry
  • Haematology
  • In-house Laboratory
  • X-Ray
  • Hospital Ward
  • Dentistry

Health Plans

Starter pack protection

Best Start in Life

£49 for a limited time only
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.

Health Plan

Complete Care

From £8 a month
Spread the cost of preventative healthcare and save money
Complete Care

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

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