Vets4Pets Newtownards

2a Portaferry Road
BT23 8NN

Telephone: 028 9182 4200

Opening hours

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Sunday Closed

Out of hours

Vets Now Belfast
193 Belmont Rd

Telephone: 028 9065 1729

Standard consultations before 9pm start from £149. Standard consultations after 9pm start from £149.

Meet the team

Hatti Dainton

Practice Owner & Veterinary Surgeon


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Hatti qualified from Liverpool University with a distinction in 2008, and worked in mixed practice in England before moving to Northern Ireland in 2001. She has worked in dedicated small animal practice for the last five years and thoroughly enjoys meeting pets of all shapes and sizes and getting to know them and their owners. Hatti has a particular interest in small animal internal medicine and dermatology. She is also passionate about building a fantastic team at vets4pets Newtownards, ensuring you and your pets receive a top class service every time you visit us in our brand new, purpose designed practice. Hatti has two dogs, a toddler and a husband to keep her busy when she’s not working!
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Clare Brankin

Practice Owner & Veterinary Surgeon


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Clare qualified from Royal Veterinary College, London in 2005. After 18 months in large animal practice, Clare decided to specialise in small animals. Clare has worked in various locations across the U.K. and spent some time working in a dedicated emergency and critical care clinic. Clare has a keen interest in soft tissue surgery (specifically reconstructive surgery) and also geriatric medicine. Clare is kept busy at home by 2 Irish Wolfhounds, a springer spaniel, a Border terrier, a cat, a tortoise and 2 rats.
Laura Spence

Laura Spence

Head Veterinary Nurse


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After 7 years working as an animal nursing auxiliary, Laura enrolled in Greenmount College and gained her Veterinary Nursing qualifications in 2015.


Laura has a particularly interest in medical nursing and is determined to make all her patients feel loved and nurtured. Laura is also a qualified Pet Health Counsellor and runs her own Clinics giving specialist advice.


Laura has 2 dogs and a cat. Milly, who is now retired, has competed twice at Crufts in the agility ring. Laura is also a keen rider and has her own horses to keep her busy.

Laura Marie Ring

Laura-Marie Ring

Trainee Veterinary Nurse

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Originally from Liverpool, Laura studied Performing Arts at university. After a short career acting, Laura decided to follow her dream and completed her Animal Nursing Auxiliary course in 2015.


Laura has been working within a clinic, where she has developed a keen interest in theatre nursing and rehabilitation therapies. Laura will attend Greenmount College and study towards her full nursing qualification.


Outside work, Frank and Carlos, the feline tearaways keep Laura on her toes. Laura's sunny disposition keeps everyone happy and she might even sing and dance when asked!!

Vets4Pets Newtownards 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.
  • Blood Pressure Monitor
    Used to measure the range of blood pressure as a preventative treatment to identify early signs of systemic hypertension.

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  • 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.
  • Hospital Ward
    Suite of custom-built kennels for the housing and monitoring of in-patients.
  • Dentistry
    The treatment of diseases and other conditions that affect the teeth and gums, especially the repair and extraction of teeth and the insertion of artificial ones.

Practice tour

Health Plans

Health Plan

Complete Care

From £8 a month
Spread the cost of preventative healthcare and save money
Complete Care

Health Plan

Complete Care Senior

From £17
A complete care plan for your 7+ year old pet's continued good health
senior dog outside in sun

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 Plans

Flea & Worm Pack

Protect your pet and your pocket!
dog in field

Health Plan


Just £99
Vac4Life is a preventative plan following primary vaccinations

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