About Us

Find our more about Animates Veterinary Clinic

Because we understand every person is different with varying needs, beliefs and values, and that each pet has its own requirements, we always provide the options available to allow you to make a decision that suits you and your pet.

Animates has two practices, one located in Thurlby and the other in Market Deeping. We have a fantastic team of highly trained and committed individuals who care about doing the best job for you and your pet. We all work together to ensure that each aspect of your visit is smooth, efficient and hassle free.

The practice is fully equipped with excellent facilities which include:

  • In-house blood analysis
  • Digital x-ray 
  • Digital dental x-ray
  • Dental equipment
  • Ultrasound
  • Endoscopy
  • ECG
  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • Therapeutic laser
  • Excellent theatre facilities

We provide separate waiting areas and hospital wards for cats, dogs and exotics to minimise stress. We have isolation facilities and provide 24 hour nursing to improve the care your pet will receive while here with us.



Find out more here about the many services we have available here at Animates 

RCVS Accreditation

RCVS Accreditation

Find out more here about our accreditations awarded to us by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons 

Here are some of our testimonials

  • An incredible practice! I have had several pets with Animates and I cannot fault them, they are professional yet approachable and understanding on a personal level. They always offer a variety of approaches and options to treat the animals without any bias, but are willing to put forward which one they think is most appropriate for the individual scenario. They are incredibly accommodating and always have our animals’ best interests at heart and are equally supportive to owners. I’d never go anywhere else with my pets, I cannot thank them enough.
  • Never disappointed. We always feel we are given a top class service. All staff take their time to explain things to you, manage your expectations and always deal with things in a friendly and professional manner. I would highly recommend them to anyone. Employees make a strong business and literally everyone you come in contact with at Animates is fantastic!
  • I have 3 dogs and have great trust in those who work at the practice. From the vet to the receptionist everyone is very helpful.
  • I have been with Animates now for many years and have 8 animals registered there, I have always found the staff from reception to the nurses and vets to be exceptionally good, kind, very sympathetic when needed to be, an overall fantastic service, thank you.
  • I’ve used many vets for my dogs due to moving around the country and France. I can honestly say that this veterinary practice is the best by far. They are professional, caring, affordable and efficient.
  • All the staff are extremely kind and helpful, have been with the practice for nearly 8 years and would not consider going anywhere else.
  • Excellent service. Whether its boarding or treatment, I’m 100% comfortable with leaving my pet in their capable hands. The vets always seem to be working, putting the animals first.
  • The level of professionalism and care from the whole team is excellent.
  • Cannot fault the team. From receptionist, to vet nurses, to vets, so kind, helpful and professional. I feel the fees are very fair too.
  • I have used Animates for over 10 years and they have always been excellent.
  • Such a good practice, brimming over with skill and compassion. Will never go anywhere else.
  • Fantastic service. Very friendly staff. Couldn’t do enough for us.
  • Always amazing; knowledgeable and friendly staff. Couldn’t recommend enough.
  • I have been with Animates since they opened their market Deeping branch, having heard excellent reports on their Thurlby clinic, I decided to move vets. I am so pleased with their service. Prices are competitive, and all of the staff, from receptionist to vet, are polite and helpful. I cannot fault them.
  • Animates is an excellent vets. All of my dogs. Past and present, have been treated here. They received excellent care by vets and nurses. Reception staff are always friendly and helpful. Thank you.
  • Excellent exotics and avian vet at this practice. A much needed service as more of these types of animals become available and widely kept.
  • We moved our dog and cat to this practice 2 years ago and have found it’s services excellent. There is never a problem getting a convenient appointment and all the staff are most helpful.
  • All the staff that I have come into contact with at Animates are very professional, dedicated, caring, patient and helpful. The care provided to two of my parrots has been more than excellent, and all the staff go out of their way to help.
  • Best vets we have ever used, honest, reliable, friendly, just fantastic.
  • I love this veterinary practice. Every member of staff is friendly, approachable, knowledgeable and reassuring. I have registered with three different vets and this one is actually furthest away from me, but I choose it above the others because their customer service and professionalism is the best.
  • The best practice we have for our Labs and Cat, helpful and very friendly. They build confidence with the animals, which makes the visits much easier for the animals and they are more relaxed especially at the worst time. Thank you.
  • Been bringing my Reptiles to Sarah at Animates for many years now. She is amazing. But the Practice as a whole, is lively, Friendly, And they really do have heart. Perfect.
  • Amazing team!… Caring & polite, they’ve been fantastic with bella & Stanley ( our gorgeous spaniels ) … Wouldn’t go anywhere else.
  • Service is above excellent and I have nothing but praise for all staff. During inpatient treament frequent updates are received and very much appreciated.
  • The best most caring vets I have every had. So compassionate from the vets down to the receptionists.
  • Animates exotics vet and facilities are second to none. Highly recommended, a totally dedicated and caring service always.
  • I have always been impressed with the high quality service here. I trust them implicitly with all of my pets. They go out of their way to ensure a happy outcome.
  • Always very friendly and welcoming, my dog loves his visits there!
  • Always found all animates staff extremely helpful and friendly. They are always willing to help with any issues I may have regarding my pets.
  • The organisation of this Vets practice is superb, efficient and caring from the top to the bottom. My pet is treated as a special being every time I have taken him in – nothing absolutely is ever too much trouble for the staff.
  • All the staff were amazing during a very difficult time where we ended up putting our twelve year old cat to sleep. Constantly kept me updated, allowed us to make an early evening visit after work and called us late on a Friday evening to tell us he was going down hill and allowed us to come out at 11pm to say our goodbyes. Truly amazing team, no matter who I was dealing with. Highly professional, friendly and exceptional customer service. Even afterwards when dealing with the urn and a follow up call to explain what might have happened. I would highly recommend their services to anyone.

Animates Practices

Animates Practices

We have two practices, one located at Thurlby and the other at Market Deeping, come and take a look 

Meet the Team

Katherine Wynn-Owen - Clinical Director

Katherine Wynn-Owen

Katherine Wynn-Owen BVetMed(Hons) BSAVA PGCertSAECC BSc(Hons) MRCVS RCVS Recognised Advanced Practitioner in Emergency and Critical Care Clinical Director
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Jessica Regosz - Senior Veterinary Surgeon

Jessica Regosz

Jessica Regosz DrMedVet MRCVS Senior Veterinary Surgeon
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James Cook - Senior Veterinary Surgeon

James Cook

James Cook VetMB BA MRCVS Senior Veterinary Surgeon
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Kath O’Boyle - Veterinary Surgeon

Kath O’Boyle

Kath O’Boyle BVSc CertVOphthal MRCVS Veterinary Surgeon
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Verena Jackson - Veterinary Surgeon

Verena Jackson

Verena Jackson MVDr, BSc(Hons), MRCVS Veterinary Surgeon
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