Sunday Opening Hours
We are now open on alternative Sundays, please contact the practice to find out more.
Thank you for your interest in our practice.
Our patients are at the heart of every decision we make and due to a temporary reduction in our clinical team, we have taken the decision in the short term to implement a waiting list for new clients to join our practice. This decision doesn’t come lightly however is needed to ensure that we protect the integrity of our service and can continue to deliver the highest standard of veterinary care for our existing patients. We continue to ask for patience and understanding towards our team in practice. Visit our Facebook page to stay informed about any further changes at our practice.
Meet the team
VetMB BA PgC (FVS) MRCVS
Practice Partner & Veterinary Nurse
Claire is our lovely Head Nurse. She works closely with Chris and Sarah to ensure that our patients receive the very best nursing care. Claire absolutely loves her role within our practice, assisting our clients and patients and developing our nursing team. Claire really enjoys the relationships that we develop with clients and really feels that our close knit team are very much a second family. As well as regularly assessing and reviewing our nursing protocols Claire is also involved in nursing training not only for our practice but also for the profession across England. Claire has a real passion for nursing rabbits and client support/education. Further to this Claire also lectures to Veterinary Nurses across the country on rabbit health and welfare issues. In her spare time Claire is also editor of Rabbiting On, the Rabbit Welfare Association and Fund magazine! Naturally Claire loves rabbits and has two very spoilt rabbits at home. Claire also loves dogs, who doesn't right, and has two gorgeous black Labradors at home, along with a wonderful son and her almost equally wonderful and definitely very understanding husband!
Nicole joined our practice as a Student Veterinary Nurse in 2012 and loved it here so much she decided to stay on when she qualified in 2014. Nicole is now one of our Senior Nurses. Nicole loves working here and travels the long drive in from Coventry every day, the practice team really have become second family over the last 9 years. Nicole has really enjoyed getting to know our clients and patients many of who she has known since puppyhood and kittenhood. She is responsible for running our inhouse lab and helps Sarah to keep our Facebook page updated. Nicole also enjoys running our annual charity dog show and often ropes her own mum in to be our Judge! Since qualifying as a Registered Veterinary Nurse Nicole has develop a special interest in weight management, and with the support of our other qualified nurses, she runs our Pet Slimmer Club. Nicole LOVES dogs, she has 8 dogs at home (yes, you read that right 8!!) and not forgetting her group of guinea pigs!
Katie joined our practice in 2017 as a Student Veterinary Nurse. Katie came with a wealth of experience with small mammals having worked for many years in a pet store. Katie qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in 2018 and we were delighted that she loved it here so much she decided to stay. Katie has developed a keen interest in exotics, especially reptiles, and having already completed the Advanced Programme Veterinary Nursing of Reptiles & Amphibians, she is hoping to gain further qualifications in this field. Katie has a real passion for inpatient care and making sure that all our patients needs are met and they are given plenty of tlc. Katie loves her job, she especially appreciates the family feel of our practice, the supportive team working alongside her and the very patient care focussed environment. Katie loves meeting all of our clients and and is extremely proud to be a Veterinary Nurse. At home Katie has a bearded dragon, one beautiful dog, one spoilt kitty and some fish to keep her on her toes. We are all pretty sure that she will be adding to her pet family in the future.
Reception Team Manager
Immy first came to our practice for work experience several years ago. Having loved the time spent with our team so much Immy then went on to become our Saturday Receptionist Assistant in 2017. After leaving school Immy joined our team as a fully fledged Receptionist. Immy loves the role of receptionist, helping to support both people and pets, and having the most wonderful clients is one of the key things that makes our receptionist role such a lovely one to have. Immy also really appreciates having a super supportive team around them, it makes for a really comfortable practice to work in where team are always happy to help each other out and make sure that things run smoothly. In any spare time, Immy likes to socialise with friends and is big on gaming. Also, taking care of their animals, having rescued numerous small furry critters, Immy now has a really lovely rescue dog.
Welcome to Vets4Pets vets in Kettering
Vets4Pets is a whole new veterinary concept 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!
Emergency coverEven if we are closed, we have your pet covered.
Operating TheatreAn operating theatre with gaseous anaesthetic facility for surgical procedures.
Isolation UnitA special ward to care for animals with contagious diseases.
Blood Pressure MonitorUsed to measure the range of blood pressure as a preventative treatment to identify early signs of systemic hypertension.
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BiochemistryAllows an assessment of the functionality of a patients organs.
HaematologyAllows the assessment of a patient's blood and blood cells.
In-house LaboratoryA range of analytical tests and equipment to assist in the rapid diagnosis of illness.
X-RayGenerates digital 2D images of bones and internal organs.
Hospital WardSuite of custom-built kennels for the housing and monitoring of in-patients.
DentistryThe treatment and prevention of dental disease
Out of hours
139 St. James Road
Tel: Telephone: 01604 753300
Fee before 10pm: from £44* Fee after 10pm: from £130* *Any necessary treatment or medication administered by the emergency service will be charged in addition to the emergency consultation fee.