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PetDoctors Ryde

Pet Doctors Ryde

You can be sure of a warm welcome and cheery smile at Pet Doctors Ryde.  If you have a query then pop in for a chat with our reception or nursing teams who will be happy to help on all aspects of pet care including preventative health care and behavioural queries, not just  when your pet is poorly.  We understand that your pet is an important member of your family and we understand the special bond you share.

Our vets, vet nurses and support staff are all specially selected to work as a dedicated team providing your pet with the highest standard of veterinary healthcare in a caring and compassionate environment to care for your pets.  We understand that many pets find a visit to the vets frightening - we promise to do all we can to make sure you and your pet recieve a friendly welcome, and that your pet feels as comfortable as possible during their visit.

We look forward to working with you to keep your pet healthy and happy now and for years to come.

Pet Doctors – the vets your pets would choose!


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Your Team

  • Jill Proctor MRCVS

    Veterinary Surgeon

    Jill qualified as a veterinary surgeon from Bristol University in 1988. Her first job was at a practice in the New Forest. She then moved to the Island and has worked in our Ryde clinic ever since. Jill is particularly interested in feline medicine. She currently works part-time and helps with the veterinary nurses' training. She lives on a small-holding just outside Ryde with her husband Mark, their 2 children Tom and Issy and an assortment of household pets and animals.

  • Gillian Kelly MRCVS

    Veterinary Surgeon

    Gillian, who grew up on the island, qualified as a veterinary surgeon from the Royal Veterinary College, London, in 2007. After qualifying she came back to the island and has worked at the Ryde clinic ever since. She has a keen interest in oncology and dermatology, and also enjoys treating exotics, in particular rodents. She lives just outside Ryde with her partner, Joe, their two dogs - Doug and Morris - and five chickens.

  • Matthew Twitchett MRCVS

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Alice Seredynska MRCVS

    Veterinary Surgeon

    Alice is our newest member of the team and is looking forward to meeting clients

  • Diane Chrismas RVN

    Senior Veterinary Nurse

    Diane qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2001 and became an assessor for training veterinary nurses in 2003. She also holds a City & Guilds Certificate in the Nursing of Exotic Species for which she has a particular interest. Diane shares her home with her dog Rocky, a rabbit and two guinea pigs. She also owns a giant plated lizard and a leopard gecko who are still living with her Mum on the mainland!

  • Dani Shepherd RVN

    Veterinary Nurse

    Dani has recently qualified as a veterinary nurse and has worked at the Ryde clinic for over 8 years. She has a keen interest in exotics, especially reptiles and is also interested in animal behaviour. She shares her home with two kittens and a Labrador.

  • Kay Sothcott RVN

    Veterinary Nurse

    Kay began nursing at our Ryde Practice in July 2002. Before this I gained three and a half years of nursing experience at another Island practice then called Beckingham & Thomas. The partners/practice eventually merged and this is now the Pet Doctors Animal Hospital in Newport. Kay is currently studying a Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing at Sparsholt College in Winchester. She owns a much loved, elderly Border Terrier/Jack Russell cross who was born in August 1996. They still enjoy their walks together although they do take a little longer than they used to!

  • Liana Clarke

    Practice Nurse

    Liana has been nursing animals at the Ryde clinic for the past 6 years. Liana owns a Lurcher called Blue, a Jack Russell Terrier called Chester and a horse called Loulou. Liana enjoys all aspects of animal nursing and in-patient care and has a keen interest in horses and especially dressage and jumping.

  • Our Reception Team

    Diana Tuson, Janine Kelly and Peter Tuson complete our long-serving, welcoming and friendly receptionist team who all enjoy chatting to our clients to get to know them and their pets.

Opening Hours

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8:30 am - 6:30 pm
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8:30 am - 6:30 pm
8:30 am - 6:30 pm
8:30 am - 6:30 pm
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Consultations by appointment only.

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Spencer Road,
Isle of Wight
PO33 2NU
(01983) 562 878

Free parking is available.

Out of Hours

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Seen by appointment at our Animal Hospital in Newport
Pet Doctors Animal Hospital
2 Bishops Way
Isle of Wight
PO30 5WT
(01983) 562 878

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