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Parking available outside of the store on the retail park. Easy access off the A14 at junction 37.
At Vets for Pets, we have invested considerably in our team and kit to make a number of advanced services available to our clients. We also accept referrals from other practices.
Laser therapy is non-painful and involves directing infra-red radiation into inflamed or damaged tissues to accelerate the body’s natural healing process. It is often used for musculoskeletal issues such as arthritis, but the benefits of laser have been suggested for a range of conditions.
We've made it easier to contact us
Now you can use WhatsApp to chat to a member of our team at a time that is convenient for you. You can order products such as flea & worm treatment, request appointments and easily order and pay for treatments or repeat prescriptions. Just save our phone number in your contacts - 07360537903
Meet the team
Dr Iain Cope
Practice Owner & Veterinary Surgeon
BSc(VetSci)Hons BVM&S CertAVP(ZM) MRCVS RCVS recognised Advanced Practitioner in Zoological Medicine
Dr Zoe Woodhams
BVMedSci(Hons) BVM BVS PGCert(SAM) MRCVS
Zoë graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2018 and has been part of the Vet4Pets Newmarket team ever since. Unable to decide if she is more of a dog or cat person she has particular interest in both dog and cat medicine and surgery. Zoë has a post graduate certificate in small animal (canine and feline) medicine.
Outside of work Zoë is a rugby player for Shelford Rugby Club and Harlequins supporter - a great way of letting off some steam! She is also an avid movie fan and at home Zoë has house cats, Harley and Quinn, to keep her entertained.
Tegan qualified as a veterinary surgeon at the Royal Veterinary College in London and joined the Vets4Pets Newmarket team in September 2022. She currently enjoys all aspects of small animal first opinion practice and is looking forward to getting more involved with the various exotic species that visit the practice.
Outside of work, she enjoys baking (with varied success), walks, and playing piano. At the end of a long day she is most likely to be found on the sofa with a good book or starting a new Netflix series.
Varsha graduated from Maharashtra Animal and Fishery Sciences University in 2020 and further pursued her Master of Science degree in Global Wildlife Health and Conservation from the University of Bristol. Varsha qualified to practice as a Veterinary Surgeon in the UK in 2022, with a dream of working in Wildlife conservation in the future. Varsha is super excited to be a part of our team and to work with all the different exotic patients we see.
In the evening, Varsha loves to play board/card games with her husband or just cosy up with a good book.
Rachel graduated from the University of Cambridge in 2020 and has been working in small animal practice ever since. She particularly enjoys working with cats and dogs, but is excited to meet some exotic pets too.
Outside of work, Rachel volunteers as a Girl Guide leader and enjoys taking Guides camping. She also enjoys spending time gardening, baking and swimming, when not spending time with her husband and Hungarian Vizslador, Samson (who likes to keep Rachel on her toes!).
Emily qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in 2014 and achieved her Advanced Diploma in Veterinary Nursing in 2019. She has worked in first opinion and referral hospitals around Lincolnshire and Cambridgeshire before joining Newmarket Vets4Pets in October 2016.
Emily loves all aspects of nursing, it gives her a great sense of satisfaction to be able to help and care for sick animals back to health. Emily has a keen interest in anaesthesia, nursing clinics, neonatal care and nursing exotic patients.
At home Emily has two cats (Beanie and Lola) and two tortoises (Squishy and Pebbles).
Becca qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse from Anglia Ruskin University with degree and bachelors with applied animal behaviour qualifications in 2019. Becca has worked in 2 different practices before joining our Vets4Pets Newmarket team where she took a lead in exotic anaesthesia. Becca’s favourite part of the job is giving our patients back to their happy owners at the end of the day and particularly enjoys working with rabbits.
In her spare time Becca love trying out new recipes, drawing and doing DIY projects for her tribe of rabbits. She has 3 lovely bunnies, Evie, Ivy and Roo to keep her busy at home.
Vikki qualified as a veterinary nurse in 1999. Once qualified she worked her way up to head nurse in her first practice. After leaving general practice Vikki went into referral practice and remained there for 17 years. Whilst there Vikki spent a lot of her spare time teaching animal degree and diploma student nurses at the College of West Anglia. Vikki joined the team at Vets4pets Newmarket in 2021 and her favourite part of the job is meeting new clients and their pets.
In what spare time Vikki has she can be found riding horses and looking after her horse Penelope, Minnie the Shetland Pony, her small herd of sheep and flock of chickens. If that wasn’t enough to keep her busy she also has a lovely group of dogs and cats. When Vikki’s spending time away from animals she is either skiing or swimming!
Shannon Grimwood CertVNECC RVN
Shannon Qualified in 2016 and worked in first opinion practice for 3 years, before moving on to referral and emergency/out of hours practice across Suffolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire. After gaining 3 years experience in referral practice, Shannon decided to settle closer to home and joined Vets4Pets Newmarket in April 2022.
Shannon's main interests include Anaesthesia and Emergency and Critical Care nursing of which she gained an advanced nursing certificate in Emergency and Critical Care in 2021.
Since joining Vets4Pets Newmarket, Shannon has particularly enjoying furthering her knowledge and skill set in exotic patients, and is the practices Zoo Nurse which involves attending the site visits and assisting with any procedures.
Shannon has a naughty ginger kitten called Rupert to keep her entertained at home and enjoys regularly visiting her parent’s 2 Irish Wolfhounds and Deerhound!
In Shannon's spare time, she enjoys socialising with friends, horse riding, swimming and country walks.
Katie has been qualified as a nurse for 14 years, and enjoys her role as you never stop learning! Katie is the proud owner of 3 Terriers: Smudge (Border Terrier x Jack Russell), Tiggy (Border Terrier) and Speranza (Yorkshire Terrier x goodness knows what!). Smudge has been in the family since she was 7 weeks old and is now 12, and Katie rescued both Tiggy and Speranza, which has been incredibly rewarding.
Katie's main hobby is photography, particularly animal and nature photography and prefers to be behind the lens rather than in front of it!
Charlee graduated as a veterinary nurse from Askham Bryan University Centre in 2023 and then joined the Newmarket team in June the same year.
Brandee moved to Newmarket from Orange County, California, in 2016. Originally working in the beauty industry, getting her beauty therapy qualifications in the UK. Brandee always knew she wanted to work with animals so when she temporarily moved back to the States and worked at a Doggy Day Care and Training Facility she decided to move away from beauty and stick with animals. Brandee joined our team at Vets4Pets Newmarket in 2021.
In her free time Brandee plays video games on her Playstation and loves to cook yummy vegan food. Brandee also enjoys going on adventures with her husband and Staffie, Benson.
Natalie joined the team as Practice Manager in November 2021 and was previously the Head Veterinary Nurse in a small animal hospital in Cambridgeshire. Before Head Nursing, Natalie worked as an Emergency and Critical Care Veterinary Nurse in a large referral hospital, where she also managed the student veterinary nurses and was a clinical coach involved in their training.
Natalie’s interests are the emergency care of patients and has completed the Vets Now Emergency and Critical Care Certificate. She enjoys the business side of her role and is enrolled with the University of Liverpool studying towards a Post Graduate Certificate in Veterinary Business Management.
Natalie has many pets, which includes two crazy cockapoos Daisy and Duke, 2 bearded dragon, 2 rabbits, 3 guinea pigs, many fish and of course Sheldon the Giant African Land Snail!
Lily joined the Vets4Pets Newmarket team in October 2021 after having previously worked as a receptionist at a hairdressers. Having worked in kennels whilst at college studying animal care, Lily knew she wanted to work with animals. Her favourite part of the job is chatting to our clients and seeing all the animals arriving for their appointments.
Lily loves to listen to music, especially songs from the 80's, and enjoys cuddles with her cat Morris in her free time.
Client Care Advisor
Courtney joined the Newmarket team in February 2023 after spending sometime volunteering in the practice.
As someone who has always loved animals, the veterinary care assistant role was perfect and Courtney is now looking to study veterinary nurse training at Dick White Academy from Sept 2023.
Outside of work, Courtney enjoys spending time with her many pets including dogs, rabbits, rats, guinea pigs, a bearded dragon and ducks. Courtney is looking forward to getting involved with all the small animals and particularly the reptiles Newmarket sees.
Vets4Pets Newmarket is committed to bringing you affordable, high quality care via a modern, well equipped practice. Facilities include a laboratory, pharmacy, surgical suite, dental suite, minor procedures area, and diagnostics suite (including digital x-ray and ultrasound).
With our separate cat, dog, rabbit and small rodent, and reptile wards, we cater for cats, dogs, rabbits, small mammals and all exotic species (reptiles, birds, amphibians, fish and invertebrates). We also work with exotic and zoological collections.
We also have on site car parking too and easy access off the A14!
The friendly team can't wait to meet all of their new patients and clients!
We are now taking deposits for all bookings, please call the practice to enquire.
Open 7 Days a WeekWe are open 7 days a week.
AcupunctureAcupuncture has evolved from the ancient art of placing needles into particular locations on the body in order to alleviate pain, improve recovery rates and increase resistance to disease. It has been practised by the Chinese and other Eastern cultures for thousands of years and may be used to treat a wide variety of illnesses in people and animals.
Airway SurgeryAirway Surgery
AnaesthesiaGeneral anaesthetic enables us to perform many procedures kindly and safely for your pet.
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ArthroscopyArthroscopy (also called arthroscopic or keyhole surgery) is a minimally invasive surgical procedure on a joint in which an examination and sometimes treatment of damage is performed using an arthroscope, an endoscope that is inserted into the joint through a small incision.
BiochemistryAllows an assessment of the functionality of a patients organs.
Blood Pressure MonitorUsed to measure the range of blood pressure as a preventative treatment to identify early signs of systemic hypertension.
Cruciate SurgerySurgery to repair damaged stifle ligaments.
Dental X-RayUnlike 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.
DentistryThe treatment and prevention of dental disease
Digital X-RayDigital X ray equipment is available.
Ear SurgeryEar Surgery service is available to keep your pet free from any infections.
ECGECG is also available to keep your pet's heart healthy.
Echocardiography (heart scans)Generates a 2D moving image of your pet's heart.
ElectrolyteEnables the assessment of critical blood chemicals such as sodium and potassium.
Exotic PetCan see a range of patients, from small animals through to reptiles.
Fracture RepairOrthopaedic surgery to correct broken bones.
Haematology – Blood testingAllows the assessment of a patient's blood and blood cells.
Health PlansDesigned to cover all the regular pet care essentials such as vaccinations and flea and worm prevention, whilst saving you money.
Home VisitsIf 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 WardSuite of custom-built kennels for the housing and monitoring of in-patients.
In-house LaboratoryA range of analytical tests and equipment to assist in the rapid diagnosis of illness.
Isolation UnitA special ward to care for animals with contagious diseases.
Laser TreatmentTherapeutic laser therapy.
Locally OwnedThis practice is locally owned.
MicrochippingA microchip can help retrieve lost pets
Nurse ClinicAppointments with a highly qualified nurse which can cover anything from nutrition and fitness advice, grooming techniques, to pet socialisation classes.
Nutritional AdviceAdvice and support for your pet's diet.
Operating TheatreAn operating theatre with gaseous anaesthetic facility for surgical procedures.
OrthopaedicsSurgery of joints and bones.
Oxygen ChamberEnables us to provide supplemental oxygen when needed.
Pet Passport / Animal Health CertificateTrained Official Veterinarian vets to issue Pet Passports, Fit to Fly letters and rabies serology tests.
PrescriptionsWe can provide written prescriptions upon request.
Rabbit Medicine and TestingRabbit Medicine and Testing
Separate Cat & Dog Waiting AreasSeparate cat and dog waiting areas, designed to ensure your pet is kept in a comfortably stress free environment.
Separate Cat & Dog WardsSeparate cat and dog hospital wards, designed to ensure your pet is kept in a comfortably stress free environment.
Small Mammal Medicine and SurgerySmall Mammal Medicine and Surgery
Soft TissueSurgical procedures involving the soft tissues such as ears and skin.
Tonopen - Eye Pressure TestingMeasures eye pressure.
UltrasoundGenerates 2-D moving images of your pet’s internal organs at work.
Weight ClinicMonitoring clinic to help dogs and cats achieve optimal weights – both if they have been under or overweight
X-RayGenerates digital 2D images of bones and internal organs.
X-Ray & UltrasoundX-Ray & Ultrasound
Exotic Pet Loyalty Club
Complete Care Junior
Complete Care Plus
Flea & Worm Pack
Out of hours
26 Cambridge Road
Tel: Telephone: 0845 500 4247 or 01223 426600
For cats, dogs, small pets and general emergency inquiries: Vet 24 Milton. Standard consultations from: £136.76. For true exotic pet emergencies: Dr Catherine Thomas can be contacted at Suffolk Exotic Vets, Wangford, Pound Corner, Suffolk, NR34 8RS Tel: 01502 447 501
Your pet’s flea and worm preventative treatment delivered to your door
We are now offering our Complete Care Health Plan clients flea and worm preventative treatments delivered safely to your door. Please contact us to find out more.
Safe collection of medication available
We are now able to offer safe collection of your pet’s medication and flea and worm preventative medications. Please contact us to find out more.