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Portsmouth Vets4Pets

253 Milton Rd

Telephone: 02392 864400

Open Today 08:30 - 19:00

Opening Hours

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

Meet the team


Justyn Loveridge

Practice Owner & Veterinary Surgeon


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I graduated in 2006 from Bristol University and I also have a degree in Zoology. I have wanted to be a vet since a young age, having been inspired by my Grandmother who worked for many years for the Cats Protection League. She would often have orphan kittens and strays to look after and it was her dedication to these animals that gave me the desire and motivation to embark upon a career in the veterinary profession. This love of animals was further reinforced when I spent my summer holidays from school working on a friend’s dairy farm.

I have always worked in small animal practice since qualifying and enjoy all aspects of veterinary work but particularly enjoy small animal medicine. In 2009 I completed a European School of Postgraduate Veterinary Studies Certificate in Small Animal Medicine.

Opening my own practice has always been an ambition of mine as it gives me an opportunity to offer high quality veterinary care to the animal patients and a personal level of service to their owners. I have dreamt about being part of a veterinary practice that is a real help and benefit to the animals in the local community and I hope that this is what will be achieved by Vets4Pets Portsmouth. I live at home with my Wife and two young children, and a cheeky Bengal cat called Freddie. I enjoy going to football matches and photography.

Helen Turburville

Veterinary Surgeon


David Osborne

Veterinary Surgeon



Louise Axtell

Head Veterinary Nurse


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My name is Louise and I’m Head Nurse at Portsmouth Vets4Pets.

I qualified in May 2012 but I have been in practice full time since 2007. I have always been passionate about working with animals and knew at a young age this would be my career path. The job is both fascinating and exciting and every day is different.  Aside from Nursing, I also train Student Veterinary Nurses and am a Clinical Coach. I enjoy doing this as it’s very rewarding and gives me the opportunity to pass on my experience.

I have owned pets most of my life, and this includes my current cat Orion who is a very temperamental young man!  As a pet owner I understand the bond between pet and owner and as a veterinary nurse I appreciate how much our animals mean to us all.

I have a particular interest in birds and wildlife. In my spare time I enjoy reading and spending time with my friends and family.


Clarice Watts

Veterinary Nurse


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I qualified at Middlesex University in 2016 and joined the team at Portsmouth Vets4Pets in 2017.  I most enjoy looking after hospital in-patients, helping them to feel as relaxed as possible to aide their recovery.

I'm a self-confessed crazy cat lady with a particular affection for ginger toms.  I rescued my cat Chester sixteen years ago and he's been with me through thick and thin.


Macauly Gatenby

Student Veterinary Nurse

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My name is Macauly and I have been the Student Veterinary Nurse for Vets4Pets Portsmouth since January 2020. 
One of my favourite parts of the job is dealing with wildlife that comes in to our practice, I also have a keen interest in exotic animal nursing. During my time at university I spent 3 months following Orangutans in Borneo and recording what they got up to daily as part of my research into laughter and friendship in primates! 

Alex Henton

Student Veterinary Nurse

Linda Weaver

Veterinary Care Assistant


Val White


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I am one of the veterinary receptionists at Vets4Pets here in Portsmouth. I love the diversity of the practice, no two days are ever the same, and we have such a variety of pets coming to see us.  I am the Pet Bereavement Counsellor at our practice and I will always make time for anyone who feels that they might benefit from my experience and skill set.

In my childhood I remember always having pets, which included mice, hamsters, rabbits, canaries, cats (which I hand-reared from 3 weeks of age) and dogs, so I have good all round knowledge of most animals. My hobbies are dancing and hill walking as I love keeping fit and in my spare time I help in the bereavement department at a local hospice. I love my job and welcoming your pets!


Liv Grandy

Practice Manager

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I joined the team in September 2018 following a career in visitor attraction management, most recently managing the Arundel Wetland Centre and Bombay Sapphire Distillery.  I decided on a career change following the birth of my two children and am delighted to have found a role which combines my previous experience of management with my passion for animals.

Having owned horses for most of my life I now have one pet, an allergic, accident prone Irish Terrier called Bosun so I have extensive experience of veterinary care from the client perspective!  I work closely with the team to deliver the highest standards of care and am always happy to discuss clients’ experiences and feedback to identify where we can improve our service. 

Jazmin Colwell


Holly Saunders


Hayley O'Connor

Admin Assistant & Receptionist

Sarah Musson


Vets4Pets Portsmouth 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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  • ECG
    ECG is also available to keep your pet's heart healthy.
  • 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.
  • Health Plans
    Designed to cover all the regular pet care essentials such as vaccinations and flea and worm prevention, whilst saving you money.
  • Pet Passport
    Trained Official Veterinarian vets to issue Pet Passports, Fit to Fly letters and rabies serology tests.
  • Nurse Clinic
    Appointments with a highly qualified nurse which can cover anything from nutrition and fitness advice, grooming techniques, to pet socialisation classes.
  • 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.
  • Dentistry
    The treatment and prevention of dental disease

Health Plans

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

Vets Now Portsmouth
Jackson Close

Telephone: 02392 178 098

Standard consultations before 9pm start from £179.00. Standard consultations after 9pm start from £230.50.

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