Launceston Vets4Pets

Inside Pets at Home
Launceston Retail Park
Hurdon Road
Launceston
PL15 9DJ

Telephone: 01566 771 920

Closed Now

Need emergency care? See out of hours information.

Opening Hours

  • Monday  - 
  • Tuesday  - 
  • Wednesday  - 
  • Thursday  - 
  • Friday  - 
  • Saturday  - 
  • Sunday Closed

Meet the team

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Joanna Dudek

Practice Owner & Veterinary Surgeon

DVM MRCVS

Read Joanna Dudek bio

I knew, since the age of 5, that I was going to be a Vet. My passion for animals started with horses, then I witnessed a dog being hit by a car and was very lame, running away from me. I did not know how to help, which was very frustrating. I graduated University in Poland in 2005 and came straight to the UK. After several months of training and upgrading my qualifications, then two years post-graduation studies, I started working for Vets4Pets in Poole. I left Poole in 2015 to work closer to home at Vets4Pets Southampton. I thoroughly enjoyed my time there but an opportunity to open my own Practice, here in Cornwall, was too tempting to pass up. I have always wanted to run my own practice, and have had many lovely holidays in Cornwall, so to be able to live and work here is like a dream come true. Since we opened in January 2017, it has been challenging but very rewarding. I am very lucky to have a great team around me, making sure we offer the best care for our clients & their pets.
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Simon Cockle

Veterinary Surgeon

MRCVS

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Rosemary Bennet

Veterinary Surgeon

MRCVS

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Kate Heywood

Head Veterinary Nurse

RVN

Read Kate Heywood bio

I have worked as a veterinary nurse for over 20 years, most recently as a theatre nurse and a out of hours emergency nurse. I have worked for Vets4Pets for over 6 years on and off as a locum.

I have lived in Cornwall all my life, i enjoy trekking all over the country with my daughter, partner and her string of show ponies competing and on quieter days we love spending the day at home on the yard with our three dogs.

Caroline Bilton

Caroline Bilton

Registered Veterinary Nurse

RVN

Read Caroline Bilton bio

Since leaving school I have worked with animals, starting at a local donkey sanctuary this then lead me into veterinary nursing and I qualified as a registered veterinary nurse in 2016. I began with Launceston V4P's in 2018 and I have since gone on and carried out my clinical supervisor training meaning I can help our student veterinary nurse's in gaining their qualifications.

My spare time is also filled with animals either spending time and riding my 2 horses JJ and Finley or walking my 3 dogs Freddie, Stanley (springer spaniels) and Willow (jack russell).

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Jess Crocker-White

Registered Veterinary Nurse

RVN

Read Jess Crocker-White bio

Cornish born and bred, I love living near the sea; spending most of my time walking the local coastal paths and I wouldn’t change it for the world! Whilst I currently only have one cat, Leo, I plan on expanding my furry family in the near future. 

I am studying to become a registered veterinary nurse with Duchy College, alongside working with the amazing Vets4Pets team in Launceston, who I have already learnt so much from. Though challenging at times, I enjoy greeting the clients and meeting their pets. 

I hope to see you soon!!

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Billie-Jo Turl

Registered Veterinary Nurse

RVN

Read Billie-Jo Turl bio

I have had a passion for animals since I was young and was always helping out with our animals and with both of my grandparents Beef and Dairy farms. After I left school I went on to learning Animal Management at Duchy College where I completed Level 2 and 3. I have recently completed my final year of FdSc Veterinary Nursing where I thoroughly enjoyed working with the wonderful Launceston Vets4Pets team, which I have learnt so much from already. In my spare time I enjoy meeting up with friends and family and walking my two dogs Fudge (Sprocker) and Tonka (Springer Spaniel).

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Beth Lewis

Student Veterinary Nurse

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Christie Wheeler

Practice Manager

Read Christie Wheeler bio

Being given the opportunity to join this lovely team at Launceston Vets4Pets has made my dreams of moving to Cornwall come true.
I am Southampton born and bred and have worked for Vets4Pets in Southampton since 2014 after my career change from being a cabin attendant.
I love working for Vets4Pets as it fulfils my life long desire to work with animals.
In my role I get to ensure all our clients are getting the best treatment possible for their pets.
Alongside work I am busy exploring Cornwall’s beautiful walks with my crazy Cockapoo called Rupert!

Sally-Anne Hunkin

Sally-Anne Hunkin

Head Receptionist

Read Sally-Anne Hunkin bio

I am Cornish born and bred, Living my entire life in a small village on the River Tamar. 

I am a widow with two grown up children and a grandson. I have had lots of animals, mostly dogs and at the moment I have a mini Dachshund called Luna . I love to travel, especially European city breaks. I am also a keen crafter mostly sewing, knitting and crochet.

I have had various jobs over the years, but am now doing my dream job, working with animals and working with the fantastic team we have here at Vets 4 Pets in Launceston.

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Jess Driscoll

Client Care Advisor

Read Jess Driscoll bio

Having previously worked with children teaching Gymnastics, I wanted to change career and work in an environment more centred around animal health and welfare. I volunteer for Woodside Animal Shelter in Plymouth as well as a Hedgehog and Wildlife Hospital in Newton Abbott. 
I'm thoroughly enjoying working with such a friendly team and love getting to know the clients and their pets.

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Tanya Carron

Client Care Advisor

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Jess Black

Client Care Advisor

Vets4Pets Launceston 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.
  • Open 7 Days a Week
    We are open 7 days a week.
  • Airway Surgery
    Airway Surgery
  • Anaesthesia
    General anaesthetic enables us to perform many procedures kindly and safely for your pet.

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  • Biochemistry
    Allows an assessment of the functionality of a patients organs.
  • Blood Pressure Monitor
    Used to measure the range of blood pressure as a preventative treatment to identify early signs of systemic hypertension.
  • Cruciate Surgery
    Surgery to repair damaged stifle ligaments.
  • Dentistry
    The treatment and prevention of dental disease
  • Digital X-Ray
    Digital X ray equipment is available.
  • ECG
    ECG is also available to keep your pet's heart healthy.
  • Exotic Pet
    Can see a range of patients, from small animals through to reptiles.
  • Haematology – Blood testing
    Allows the assessment of a patient's blood and blood cells.
  • Health Plans
    Designed to cover all the regular pet care essentials such as vaccinations and flea and worm prevention, whilst saving you money.
  • Home Visits
    If you can’t make it us, we will come to you. We offer routine home visit for pets who don’t like to leave the house or clients who are unable to visit us. (Additional costs may occur)
  • Hospital Ward
    Suite of custom-built kennels for the housing and monitoring of in-patients.
  • In-house Laboratory
    A range of analytical tests and equipment to assist in the rapid diagnosis of illness.
  • Isolation Unit
    A special ward to care for animals with contagious diseases.
  • Locally Owned
    This practice is locally owned.
  • Medication
    Medication
  • Microchipping
    A microchip can help retrieve lost pets
  • Nurse Clinic
    Appointments with a highly qualified nurse which can cover anything from nutrition and fitness advice, grooming techniques, to pet socialisation classes.
  • Late Opening Times
    Late Opening Times
  • Operating Theatre
    An operating theatre with gaseous anaesthetic facility for surgical procedures.
  • Oxygen Chamber
    Enables us to provide supplemental oxygen when needed.
  • Pet Passport / Animal Health Certificate
    Trained Official Veterinarian vets to issue Pet Passports, Fit to Fly letters and rabies serology tests.
  • Physiotherapy
    Supports your pets' strength and mobility.
  • Prescriptions
    We can provide written prescriptions upon request.
  • Puppy Parties
    Puppy parties to support you to train, socialise and ensure your puppy has the best start in life possible.
  • Separate Cat & Dog Waiting Areas
    Separate cat and dog waiting areas, designed to ensure your pet is kept in a comfortably stress free environment.
  • Separate Cat & Dog Wards
    Separate cat and dog hospital wards, designed to ensure your pet is kept in a comfortably stress free environment.
  • Ultrasound
    Generates 2-D moving images of your pet’s internal organs at work.
  • Weight Clinic
    Monitoring clinic to help dogs and cats achieve optimal weights – both if they have been under or overweight
  • X-Ray
    Generates digital 2D images of bones and internal organs.
  • X-Ray & Ultrasound
    X-Ray & Ultrasound

Practice accreditations

  • RCVS accreditation EDITED
  • Rabbit friendly vet logo SILVER 2019

Health Plans

Health Plan

Complete Care Junior

£15 a month
Expert veterinary care, plus lots of support and tailored advice for your puppy or kitten, in an affordable and convenient way
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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

Here at Vets4Pets Launceston our out of hours is covered by Westmoor veterinary hospital in Tavistock.
Westmoor Veterinary Hospital
1 Brook Lane
Tavistock
Devon
PL19 9BA

Telephone: 01822 612561

Standard consultation charges before 11pm will be £86, and £156 after 11pm.

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