Newmarket Vets4Pets

Inside Pets at Home
Studland Retail Park
Fordham Road

Telephone: 01638 676340

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Need emergency care? See out of hours information.

Opening Hours

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Parking details

Parking available outside of the store on the retail park. Easy access off the A14 at junction 37.


Vets4Pets App

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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.

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.

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

Dr Zoe Woodhams

Veterinary Surgeon


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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.

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Tegan Pope

Veterinary Surgeon


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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 Balanchandra Kumar

Veterinary Surgeon


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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.

Emily Grinnell

Emily Grinnell

Head Nurse, Registered Veterinary Nurse


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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).

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Rebecca Charlton

Registered Veterinary Nurse


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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 Lett

Registered Veterinary Nurse


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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

Registered Veterinary Nurse


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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 Holmes

Registered Veterinary Nurse


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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!


Brandee Gire

Client Care Advisor

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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.

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Natalie Iodice

Practice Manager


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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 Taylor Smith

Client Care Advisor

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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.

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Wendy Airey

Veterinary Care Assistant

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Wendy joined the Vets4Pets Newmarket team in June 2022 after previously working as a primary school teacher. This role involved looking after the class pets which included hamsters, rats and stick insects.
Being a Veterinary Care assistant brings a lot of variety and Wendy loves the opportunity to care for such a wide range of animals as well as the face to face client interaction.
Wendy swims with the Masters squad at her local club as well as teaching and organising galas. She is kept busy at home with her dogs, cat and chickens, as well as her family!

Jenny Sutton

Client Care Advisor

Debbie Ancell

Client Care Advisor

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Debbie has always had a great love of animals and has had a fair menagerie over the years which include orphaned lambs, baby hedgehogs, rescue dogs, geckos, and snakes.
At current, Debbie has 2 rescue dogs in their senior years, who she adopted in 2019.
Debbie retired from the NHS just before Christmas 2021, after 17 years and decided to look for a part time job which included 2 of her favourite things, animals and people. Debbie is excited to be working with the team at Newmarket.

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!



  • Open 7 Days a Week
    We are open 7 days a week.
  • 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.
  • Aquatics
  • Dentistry
    The treatment and prevention of dental disease

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  • 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.
  • Health Plans
    Designed to cover all the regular pet care essentials such as vaccinations and flea and worm prevention, whilst saving you money.
  • 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.
  • Laser Treatment
    Therapeutic laser therapy.
  • Locally Owned
    This practice is locally owned.
  • 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.
  • Nutritional Advice
    Advice and support for your pet's diet.
  • Operating Theatre
    An operating theatre with gaseous anaesthetic facility for surgical procedures.
  • Orthopaedics
    Surgery of joints and bones.
  • Oxygen Chamber
    Enables us to provide supplemental oxygen when needed.
  • Prescriptions
    We can provide written prescriptions upon request.
  • Rabbit Medicine and Testing
    Rabbit Medicine and Testing
  • Separate Cat & Dog Wards
    Separate cat and dog hospital wards, designed to ensure your pet is kept in a comfortably stress free environment.
  • Small Mammal Medicine and Surgery
    Small Mammal Medicine and Surgery
  • Tonopen - Eye Pressure Testing
    Measures eye pressure.
  • 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 & Ultrasound
    X-Ray & Ultrasound

Practice accreditations

  • RCVS accreditation EDITED
  • Small_Animal_Practice
  • $R011TVO
  • Rabbit friendly vet logo SILVER 2019



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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


Just £99
Vac4Life is a preventative plan following primary vaccinations

Out of hours

Vet24 Milton
26 Cambridge Road
CB24 6AW

Telephone: 0845 500 4247

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