West Mount Vets - Mytholmroyd
The Mytholmroyd surgery is purpose designed with our clients and their pets in mind. A spacious waiting room, with a separate waiting area for cats, leading on to two well equipped consultation rooms used by both our vets and nurses.
Behind the scenes there is a complete surgical suite with X-ray facilities and an internal laboratory. There are also separate dog and cat wards with comfy, spacious kennels for our patients.
Our vets, Sarah and Gemma are available for consultations by appointment only Monday to Friday throughout the day and evening, and on Saturday mornings.
Appointments for routine health checks and vaccinations, preventative health care and treatment of sick animals can all be made by booking with reception, either in person or on the phone.
Our services and facilities include:
- Health advice
- Dental care
- X-ray facilities
- Internal laboratory
- Modern surgical facilities
- Ultrasound scanning
- Preventative health care
- Effective wormers and flea products.
- Pet food and accessories advice and sales
- 24 hour emergency cover provided by our Halifax hospital
Our dedicated nursing team, Kirsty, Jo,Angie and Lorna, also offer a range of appointments throughout the week, to deal with minor ailments or problems. These can range from claw clipping and micro-chipping, to a tailor-made weight loss plan for our pet slimmers in our weight management clinics. They also offer a range of advice on everything from nutrition to behavioural issues.
Our patients include dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, hamster, gerbils and ferrets.
Normal hours: Please call 01422 889970 for advice or an appointment.
Night-time / Weekends / Public Holidays: If your pet has a condition that needs urgent attention or has been involved in an accident, call any of our surgery telephone numbers.
Your call will be answered with a message giving the procedure to follow and the number to call. Cases will be seen at our Veterinary Hospital in Halifax, where vets and support-staff are on-site every day and night to care for emergencies and sick animals.
Monday - Friday
8:30am - 6:30pm
I qualified from Bristol University in 2003 and initially moved to South Wales where I worked in mixed practice.
After 3 years working in the UK, I set off on the first of a few cycling adventures with my partner Gareth. We backpacked through Asia, cycled from Sydney to Brisbane in Australia before spending 12 months in New Zealand where I worked as a small animal vet in a couple of different practices.
Back on our bikes again we explored a little more of New Zealand and then one final month back cycling the Great Ocean road in Australia before returning to the UK.
I joined the West Mount vet team in Summer 2008 as Branch Manager at Mytholmroyd. I have a keen interest in surgical cases and have rapidly become an avid feline vet, largely due to all the feline patients that I see from Yorkshire Cat Rescue.
I have my own beautiful cat called Indie who is always full of mischief.
I was lucky enough to miss the English winter last year and spend the time cycling through the Andes in Argentina and Chile and visit Antarctica. The scenery and wildlife were outstanding.
Now back at Mytholmroyd it has been good to catch up with old patientsand meet many new ones.
I have settled well in to this beautiful area of the UK and when not at the Mytholmroyd surgery can often be found running or cycWest Mount Vets - Todmordenling with local clubs or competing in nearby fell races or triathlons.
I trained at West Mount through Harper Adams University and qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in summer 2010.
I have worked at all the branches and am now based full time at Mytholmroyd, although I am often at Halifax providing out of hours care for our inpatients and emergency cases.
I am in my element with emergency nursing and in patient care and enjoy also theatre work and using all the skills I gained whilst training. I also run nurse clinics on a weekly basis.
I live in Bradford with my partner Jason and our crazy rescue Staffie cross Tye. While not at work I enjoy spending time outdoors, socialising, camping and tending to my vegetable patch!
Jo has worked for West Mount for ten years now and has been a fully qualified VN for seven years!
She recently moved from working at both Hebden Bridge and Todmorden surgeries to full time at Hebden Bridge (now Mytholmroyd).
Jo has one dog, two cats and her most recent arrivals are two mischevious ferrets Miffy and Ted! She enjoys keeping fit and may on occasion be seen puffing up and down the hills of the Calder valley.
Jo is currently on maternity leave.
I am a qualified Veterinary Nurse and currently work at the Mytholmroyd surgery, although I have worked at all of our branches at some time or another.
I have been qualified for 13 years now but worked for West Mount Vets for nearly 23 years. I enjoy all aspects of my work here but find surgery and anaesthetics the most interesting. I also enjoy working on reception as it’s here we meet the many varied and interesting people and animals.
I live in Hebden Bridge with my three daughters, two black Labradors and two cats. I rarely have a spare moment but when I do I try to get out running somewhere in the valley with one or more of the above usually joining me.
In the last couple of years I have run The London Marathon and The Great North Run. This year I will be taking part in The Paris Marathon and hoping to raise more funds for a local animal charity, (Yorkshire Cat Rescue, formerly Haworth Cat Rescue.) With the support of our very generous friends and clients we have raised approximately £3.500 so far.
I find Veterinary Nursing and running very similar, hard work, but rewarding and hopefully I will be doing both for a few more years to come.
Student Veterinary Nurse
I have worked at West Mount Vets for around a year and a half now and each day is never the same as the last!
I split my time between the Mytholmroyd and Paddock branch; you can also find me at our main hospital in Halifax doing out of hours and weekend work.
I have always had a huge love of animals. I have two Labradoodles - Molly and Louie, two cats - Annie and Connie and a rabbit – Jasper. Molly is the beautiful pooch in the photo!)
I graduated from University with a Fine Art degree, quite a difference I know! Whilst completing this, I attended numerous work experience placements at veterinary practices and boarding kennels/catteries to give me the knowledge and experience required to work in such an environment.
I have completed a first aid course for cats and dogs which I have found to be invaluable! At present, I am at the end stages of completing my Veterinary Care Assistant training. I am also a member of the BVNA.
I have a keen interest in feline and canine behaviour.
How to find us
The surgery is set back from the main road in Mytholmroyd beside HairWorld, Bob Wild Grass Machinery and Abacus Framing.
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