Newtownabbey Vets4Pets

Inside Pets at Home
Longwood Road Retail Park
Northern Ireland
BT36 7BA
028 9085 9590

Closed Now

Need emergency care? See out of hours information.

Opening Hours

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

Meet the team

Arthur Tyther

Arthur Tyther

Practice Owner & Veterinary Surgeon


Read Arthur Tyther bio

Hi I am Arthur your new Joint Venture Partner and veterinary surgeon for Newtownabbey. I grew up on a small farm in County Kerry, so as well as having dogs and cats as pets, I also had pet lambs (with inventive names such as Larry and Larry 2) as a child too. I qualified in 2003 as a vet from the University College Dublin. Since graduating I have only ever worked in small animal practice. Firstly Newry and Banbridge, I then worked in Norfolk for a year and a half, before settling in Carrickfergus for the last 8 and a half years. I live in Carrick with my wife Anna, and our three rescue cats, Connie, Bella and Francee. Outside of work I enjoy playing and supporting rugby, gardening, TV, and trying to surf! I love working closely with owners to find the best solution for them and their pets to keep them happy and healthy. I can’t wait to meet you all!


Veterinary Surgeon


Read Connie bio

Connie like Rebekah before her, has known Arthur since she was a teenager doing work experience and is excited to work with him and the team at Vets4Pets Newtownabbey. Connie did the main chunk of vet vet degree in the Caribbean believe it or not, with her final clinical year in UCD in Dublin, and after various Covid delays to graduation , started with us in August 2021.

She is loving every aspect of the job so far, and is a delight to work with.


Veterinary Surgeon


Read Rebecca bio

Rebecca joined us in August 2022, another local girl like Connie, with a nice easy commute down the hill from Mallusk - as yet she's declined my suggestion to try it by rollerblades/skateboard!

She loves meeting all your pets, but has a soft spot for the smaller pets like hamsters, guineas and rabbits; and also for Shih Tzu's like her family dog Teddy, and her very own boy Sawyer.


Veterinary Nurse

Read Cathy bio

Cathy has nearly 14 years experience working in a veterinary clinic. She was working as a nursing assistant, went on to do her vet nurse training and passed with flying colours, and afterward also trained up nurses herself. Prior to that, it was working with horses in a riding school and a stud farm, so she's pretty much always been working with animals.


Outside of work she looks after and rides her horse, goes to the gym, she is involved with a whole bunch of clubs and voluntary organisations:- motorcycle club (particularly the charity ride outs), classic car club, race marshall, Red Cross ambulance and first aid teams ... and occasionally sleeps! "It's amazing what you can squeeze in once you've got the kids out of the house" At home she's got her German Shepherd Tara, cat Ace, and smallish rescue dog Bosen (aka Bosey Bear).


Student Vet Nurse

Read Chelsea bio

Chelsea has been part of the team from close to the opening, initially working Sundays on reception whilst doing the animal Management course at Newtownabbey NRC before progressing to full-time receptionist.


Last year she completed the animal nursing assistant course, and this September 2018 she moves another step on by starting the veterinary nurse course at Greenmount. you'll still find her at reception plenty, ably assisted by her Customer Experience Enhancement Officers Wesley and Dylan. (and Carter)


Veterinary Nurse

Read Linsey bio

Linsey proudly qualified as fully Registered Veterinary Nurse in Feb 2023, a fitting way to mark her 5 year anniversary  working with us here.

At home (and often coming into work) are her lovely boys Milo and Prince the yellow and black Labradors. 



Read Christine bio

Christine has almost 15 years of experience working in a veterinary clinic. She initially worked as a veterinary receptionist/nursing assistant until she left to raise her family of three boys and one girl, before returning to the same job almost 20 years later once they'd all reached school age.

Christine takes care of our reception and also does some administration and account management

At home, Christine has Cocoa the cat. She likes sewing, knitting, cooking and gardening.


Receptionist/ Animal Nursing Assistant

Read Niamh bio

Niamh joined the team after completing her ANA placement here in 2021. As of May 2023, she welcomed a new human additional to her family and is on maternity leave.


Receptionist/Animal Nursing Assistant

Read Hannah bio

Hannah joined us in the summer of 2023 in part to cover Niamh slipping off on maternity leave. She is the baby of the team, an extra little sister to us all.

Vets4Pets Newtownabbey 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.
  • Open 7 Days a Week
    We are open 7 days a week.
  • Anaesthesia
    General anaesthetic enables us to perform many procedures kindly and safely for your pet.
  • Biochemistry
    Allows an assessment of the functionality of a patients organs.

Show more services

  • Blood Pressure Monitor
    Used to measure the range of blood pressure as a preventative treatment to identify early signs of systemic hypertension.
  • Dentistry
    The treatment and prevention of dental disease
  • Digital X-Ray
    Digital X ray equipment is available.
  • Haematology – Blood testing
    Allows the assessment of a patient's blood and blood cells.
  • 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.
  • Operating Theatre
    An operating theatre with gaseous anaesthetic facility for surgical procedures.
  • Separate Cat & Dog Wards
    Separate cat and dog hospital wards, designed to ensure your pet is kept in a comfortably stress free environment.
  • Soft Tissue
    Surgical procedures involving the soft tissues such as ears and skin.
  • Ultrasound
    Generates 2-D moving images of your pet’s internal organs at work.

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Out of hours

Vets Now Belfast
193 Belmont Road

Telephone: 028 9065 1729

Standard consultation fees start from £288