Everyone at our practice is committed to providing you with the very best in pet healthcare. Our devotion and dedication to caring for animals is evident in and outside of work and so our veterinary team bring a wealth of experience to the practice. They have individually obtained high standards of professional qualifications making them all best placed to contribute to the Braemar Veterinary standard we pride ourselves in delivering.

Shane Murray 

Kate Fitzpatrick 

Danielle Magill 

Owner of the Practice - Shane qualified from Glasgow University as a vet in 1997. He opened the doors of Braemar Veterinary Clinic in September 2005. He has practiced in England and Australia and thoroughly enjoys the thrills and challenges that come with running a veterinary practice. In his spare time, of which he doesn’t have much, he takes pleasure in the odd game of golf, reading, and jogging. He has a cat called Sue who resides at the clinic and keeps an eye on things.

Full-time Vet - Kate qualified in Edinburgh University in 1999 and came to star working in mixed animal practice before coming to Braemar in 2007.   Kate lives in Bangor with her daughter Ella and has two cats Monkey and Baggy who are regulars here at the Braemar cattery when Kate’s off on holidays.  Kate and Ella enjoy winter skiing and summer sailing.  In 2015 she was nominated for Vet of the Year in the prestigious Pet Plan Awards.

Danielle qualified from University College Dublin in 2005 and came to Braemar after working for six years in a mixed animal practice.  Danielle enjoys walking on the beaches close to her home with her Golden Labrador called Doris.  Last year she passed her small animal exams and is now Danielle Magill GP Cert (SAM) MRCVS.  Congratulations Danielle !

Judith Evans 

Lesley O’Neill 

Roisin McClenaghan 

Judith came to the Practice in 2013 following many years working in the health industry and a lifetime shared with animals.   The opportunity to work in a veterinary practice fits well with her passion for all things four legged!  She shares her home with a small menagerie of children, ponies dogs and cats and comes to work for a rest!

Lesley qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2008 at Greenmount College and has been working in mixed practice in Northern Ireland before coming to Braemar.  In 2015 Lesley was awarded the coveted Hills Veterinary Nurse of the Year.  Lesley has a particular interest in all things feline and loves caring for all the cats in our cattery.  When she’s not at Braemar you will find Lesley taking care of her horse Ben or chillaxing with her cats and little terrier Sally

Dog loving lady Roisin, qualified as a Veterinary Nurse at Greenmount College and has worked in veterinary practices in England and Northern Ireland, and is an experienced horse rider. She can’t imagine life without animals, and according to her mum, Roisi¬n has loved animals from childhood & has always had a house full of pets. The owner of doggies, Cara, Scrappy and specs, Roisin spends her free time gardening, playing football and walking her dog

Dog Licencing:

This is a legal requirement and licences can be obtained from:

Belfast Dog Warden – Tel: 02890 270431 - www.belfastcity.gov.uk/dogwardens

Lisburn Dog Warden – Tel: 02892 600804 - https://www.lisburncastlereagh.gov.uk/resident/dog-control-service

 

Local Pet Services:


Professional Pets Dog Grooming - www.professional-pets.co.uk

Contact Sally or Sean on 02890 626724 

Michael McCartney Dog Training and Behaviour  - www.glencraigtraining.com

Contact Michael on  02892 62299

Happy Animals Professional and Friendly Dog Walking and Pet Sitting Service - www.happyanimals.co.uk

Contact Eloise on 02892 647995 or 07761 067449 

Pet-Serve Dog Walking, Cat Care & Pet Sitting Services - www.pet-serve.com

Contact David on 07753 389523

Carolyn Jenkins Canine Behaviouralist - www.gooddoggie.co.uk

Contact Carolyn on 08454 385522 

Sarah Milsop Feline Behaviouralist & Feline Pet Sitter - www.drsarahtalkspetbehaviour.com

Contact Sarah on 07900 322124

 

Local Charities:

At Braemar Vet Clinic we have a huge amount of admiration for the great work that the local charities do and we are proud to support them with discounted veterinary services and free advice. We will always accept any vouchers presented on their behalf.

Dogs Trust – 02825 652977 - www.dogstrust.org.uk 

We have £15 Dogs Trust Neutering Vouchers available to everyone on benefits – please call us on 02890 309 300 for further details. 

Cats Protection – 02890 480202 or 03000 12 12 12 - www.cats.org.uk 

 We have £5 Cats Protection Neutering Vouchers available to everyone on benefits – please call us on 02890 309 300 for further details. 

Assisi Animal Sanctuary - Tel: 02891 812622 - www.assisi-ni.org 

Mid-Antrim Animal Sanctuary - Tel: 02894 463993 - www.midantrimanimalsanctuary.org -  

Acorn, Lisburn - Tel: 07958 280110 - www.acornlisburn.weebly.com 

 

Other Useful Links

FAB – Feline Advisory Bureau - Tel: 01747 871872 -  www.fabcats.org 

Feline Fix Its – Feline Behaviour problems – www.felinefixits.com 

Petplan Pet Insurance – Tel: 0845 0771934 – www.petplan.co.uk 

 

Taking your Pet Abroad:

It is now very straightforward to take your best friend on holidays with you using the Pet Travel Scheme! Please call us at Braemar Vet Clinic for further details or visit the official Department of Agriculture and Rural Development website on the link below.

PETS - Passport Scheme - www.dardni.gov.uk/index/animal-health/pet-travel-scheme.htm 

Contact Tel: 02890 524622