Newmarket Vets4Pets

Inside Pets at Home
Studland Retail Park
Fordham Road

Telephone: 01638 676340

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Meet the team

Iain Cope

Iain Cope

Practice Owner & Veterinary Surgeon

BSc(VetSci)Hons BVM&S CertAVP(ZM) MRCVS RCVS recognised Advanced Practitioner in Zoological Medicine

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Iain Cope graduated in 2006 from Edinburgh University and has worked in mixed, small animal, and exotics and zoo practices. He gained his certificate in Zoological Medicine in 2011 and since 2014 is an RCVS recognized Advanced Practitioner in Zoological Medicine. Iain is the JVP of Vets4Pets Newmarket and is pleased to be able to offer a cat, dog, rabbit and exotic animal practice with the latest equipment and facilities. Iain also teaches nurses and veterinary surgeons and talks nationally and internationally. He has been published in peer reviewed veterinary journals and participates on boards and committees. Iain owns a tortoise called Matilda and four Leopard Geckos.
Zoe Woodhams

Zoe Woodhams

Veterinary Surgeon


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Zoe graduated from the University of Nottingham and is moving to Newmarket from Hampshire. She has particular interest in dog and cat medicine and surgery, but is also looking forward to working with the wide range of exotic animals that the practice sees.

Outside of work Zoe is a rugby player and Harlequins supporter - a great way of letting off some steam! She is also an avid movie fan and at home Zoe has a Flatcoated Retriever and two Welsh Springer Spaniels to keep her entertained.

Ioana Popescu

Ioana Popescu

Veterinary Surgeon


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Ioana graduated from the University of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna, Austria in 2010. She has worked in small animal and exotics practices, as well as a field veterinarian in wildlife conservation projects in the Middle East, Europe, South America and the Caribbean. She has completed a clinical internship in Vienna and a master’s degree with the University of Edinburgh.

Ioana also has a strong interest in soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, as well as diagnostic and emergency medicine. In her free time Ioana is an avid traveler, rock climber and motorcyclist, but also loves letting off some steam practicing MMA and playing volleyball. At home she is found cuddling with her two rescue cats, Nitrox and Spock.

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Harvard Tan

Veterinary Surgeon

BSc (Hons) BVetMed MRCVS

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Harvey graduated from the Royal Veterinary College, London, and joined the team in August 2019. He has an interest in all aspects of dog and cat medicine and is also excited to be working with the various exotic species within the practice. 

Harvey is kept company at home by his Maltese Terrier named Yuki. Aside from work, Harvey enjoys playing tennis and badminton, training in martial arts, playing the guitar, cooking, and is also keen in film and TV. 

Gemma Fox

Gemma Fox

Registered Veterinary Nurse


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Gemma has been nursing since 2002 and qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in 2005 whilst working in a mixed practice. 

Gemma has worked mixed and small animal practices in Surrey, Norfolk and Suffolk, before joining Vets4Pets Newmarket in September 2016. 

'Gemma enjoys all aspects of nursing, but in particular anaesthesia, nutrition and exotics nursing. Gemma is currently studying for her City and Guilds Certificate in Exotic Animal Nursing.

Gemma has two crazy Springer Spaniels called Buzz and Apollo who keep her on her toes outside of work.

Emily Grinnell

Emily Grinnell

Registered Veterinary Nurse


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Emily qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in 2014, after studying at the College of Animal Welfare in Huntingdon. She has worked in first opinion and referral hospitals around Lincolnshire and Cambridgeshire, before joining Vets4Pets Newmarket in October 2016. 

Emily loves all aspects of nursing, it giving her a great sense of satisfaction to be able to help, care for and nurse sick animals back to health. 

Emily has a keen interest in anaesthesia, nursing clinics, neonatal care, and nursing exotic patients, and is studying for the Advanced Diploma in Veterinary Nursing. 

At home Emily has a very handsome kitten called Eric who she hand reared from birth, as well as two naughty Degus called Harvey and Barry.

Sam McAulay

Sam McAulay

Registered Veterinary Nurse


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Sam has been nursing for the past 10 years and after having taken time out to have her two children, qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in August 2018. She has a degree in Animal Behaviour and a keen interest in wildlife after spending a few months in Australia volunteering at a rehabilitation centre for injured wildlife in Perth.

Sam loves all aspects of nursing including medical nursing and nurse clinics where she gets a huge satisfaction and pride interacting and educating clients. Sam runs our Senior Pet clinics and the physio-laser therapy sessions.

At home Sam is kept busy by her family, her labrador Reuben, her cat Mir and her corn snake Nya.

Amber Coulson

Amber Coulson

Student Veterinary Nurse

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Before Amber joined Vets4Pets in April 2017 she gained experience working in a veterinary referral centre, specialising in the neurology and opthamology ward.

Amber loves working with animals, particularly being part of their recovery and assist in nursing them back to being healthy happy pets. I'm very keen to pursue my long term career goal of completing my veterinary nursing qualification and am excited to work towards this.

At home Amber has two crazy Pugs named Millie and Reggie who enjoys being active members of the local dog walking group.

Alice Lett


Student Veterinary Nurse

BSc Zoology (Hons)

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Alice joined the Newmarket team in September 2018. After graduating from University College Dublin with a BSc Zoology (Hons), Alice worked abroad as a herpetologist, researching a plethora of wild reptile and amphibian species in Madagascar, Honduras and Mexico. However, in 2014 she changed career paths and went into the TV & film industry. Although it was fun and exciting to work on TV shows, commercials and feature films, she knew there was something missing.

Alice always loved animals from an early age and realised her true passion was working with wildlife and science, with a keen interest in exotic animals. Alice is very excited to work towards her veterinary nursing qualification and starting this new journey at Newmarket Vets4Pets.

Ella Marshall


Veterinary Care Assistant

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'Ella joined Vets4Pets Newmarket in October 2016 as a receptionist and loves seeing all of the different patients that visit, especially when they leave feeling better, seeing an animal go from illness right through to recovery. Ella has thus now joined our nursing team as our Veterinary Care Assistant, where she can look after all of our inpatients whilst they spend time with us.

Ella studied for a National Diploma in Animal Management after finishing school, and finished studying as a veterinary nursing assistant in June 2017. Ella has a keen interest in cats and would like to complete her veterinary nursing and go on to specialise in feline clinics in the future.

Out of work Ella lives with her partner and a clowder of cats!

Jessica Wise


Client Care Manager

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Jess joined Vets4Pets Newmarket in October 2016 as one of the receptionists after spending 10 years in Hospitality. 

Jess is very excited by this change in direction and a chance to follow her dream of working in the animals sector. 

She particularly enjoys meeting all the animals and their owners, and has spent time volunteering with birds of prey and exotic small animals. 

At home Jess has 2 dogs, 7 Chickens and a house rabbit called Hughie.

Jenny Hall


Client Care Advisor

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Jenny joined Vets4Pets Newmarket in April 2018 as a Client Care Advisor. Jenny has a long history working with animals. Since completing her National Diploma in Animal Management, she has gained a thorough experience in the field, from working within a kennel environment to assisting customer needs as a store colleague with over 5 years experience at Pets at Home.

Jenny enjoys building customer relationships and looks forward to getting to know both you and your pet. At home Jenny lives with her partner and has a Dutch rabbit called Angel.

Melissa Garratt


Client Care Advisor

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I have worked for Vets4Pets since December 2017, I started in a Bedfordshire branch and due to moving am now here at Newmarket. I enjoy meeting people and their pets. At home I have 5 cats 2 guinea pigs and 2 teenagers!!!

Vets4Pets Newmarket 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!




  • Emergency cover
    Even if we are closed, we have your pet covered.
  • Operating Theatre
    An operating theatre with gaseous anaesthetic facility for surgical procedures.
  • Isolation Unit
    A special ward to care for animals with contagious diseases.
  • Endoscopy
    An endoscope is a long tube connected to a light source and video camera that sends real time images to a television screen for viewing. Endoscopy is the use of an endoscope within internal structures and organs of the body. The endoscope can be inserted through natural openings such as the mouth, nose or rectum to reach the structure of interest.

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  • Blood Pressure Monitor
    Used to measure the range of blood pressure as a preventative treatment to identify early signs of systemic hypertension.
  • Ultrasound
    Generates 2-D moving images of your pet’s internal organs at work.
  • 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
    Generates digital 2D images of bones and internal organs.
  • Laser Treatment
    Therapeutic laser therapy.
  • Hospital Ward
    Suite of custom-built kennels for the housing and monitoring of in-patients.
  • Exotic Pet
    Can see a range of patients, from small animals through to reptiles.
  • Behaviourist
    The Behaviourist approach to learning studied changes in behaviour that are caused by a person's direct experience of their environment, using the principles of classical and operant conditioning to explain them.
  • Acupuncture
    Acupuncture 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.
  • Dentistry
    The treatment and prevention of dental disease

Practice accreditations

  • Cat friendly clinic silver award
  • Rabbit friendly vet logo SILVER 2019

Health Plans

Starter pack protection

Best Start in Life

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
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


Just £99
Vac4Life is a preventative plan following primary vaccinations

Out of hours

Vet24 Milton
26 Cambridge Road
CB24 6AW

Telephone: 0845 500 4247

Standard consultations from: £131.50

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