Your Local Vets in Greystones

PETCARE VETS opened in Charlesland, Greystones in July 2017. We are proud to be able to offer an extensive range of services with modern,  leading-edge facilities including:-

  • An In-house Laboratory offering same day analysis of urine samples, ear swabs & blood smears.
  • A dedicated Surgical theatre.
  • Full body x-ray machine with digital viewer.
  • Dedicated dental x-ray machine.
  • Ultrasonic de-scaler and dental drill
  • Ultrasound

Vet Mairead Kilbride MVB leads the team with a  focus on client care and animal welfare, using best practice methods gained from over ten years experience in the UK and Ireland.

Our Motto is “Taking care of Pets, Taking care of People”.  We know how important the owner pet bond is and offer the highest standards of care and advice. It is important to us that both humans and their pets enjoy their experience at the clinic.

 

Meet the team

Mairead Kilbride Veterinary Principle

Mairead Kilbride MVB – Practice Principle

Mairead graduated in 2006 from University College Dublin. She has enjoyed a variety of positions in Ireland, the UK and Australia with both large and small veterinary clinics. The very best practices gleaned over those 11 years are now combined in the founding of Petcare Vets.

She has a particular interest in fostering a positive and calm atmosphere for pets and their people and this is central to the Petcare Vets experience.

Particular veterinary interests include canine and feline dentistry as well as dog training and behaviour.

Alex Short of Petcare Vets

Alex Shortt BAgrSc – Practice Manager

Alex graduated in Animal Science in 2014 from University College Dublin. Having worked in the agricultural industry in both Ireland and the United States of America, Alex broadened her knowledge of and interest in animals to include the conservation of wildlife by completing an internship in South Africa.

Working in Durban in a wildlife rehabilitation centre has heightened Alex’s passion for the care and protection of animals. She is excited to be back in Ireland working with Petcare Vets administering a confident comfortable environment for both the animals and their families.

Maria Reidy RVN

Maria Reidy Dip VN RVN -Veterinary Nurse

Maria graduated from University College Dublin in 2008. She has worked in a wide range of veterinary practices in Ireland and abroad. She has nursed in a referral spinal and orthopaedic clinic, general practice and pet insurance in Ireland. She also worked in a busy accident and emergency hospital in Auckland.

Her favourite part of the job is getting to know pets and their owners in order to give the best level of care and compassion to your furry family members.

Wendy Lundy, Receptionist at Petcare Vets

Wendy Lundy – Receptionist

Wendy qualified in Veterinary Nursing in 1987 and worked as a Veterinary Nurse in the UK before going on to work for a Pet Insurance company. When she returned to Ireland she used her veterinary nursing knowledge promoting premium pet foods.

Wendy took a change of direction then and for 5 years was the manager of a jewellery shop.  After a break of 15 years and 2 boys, she is delighted to be back working with animals again at Petcare Vets.  She brings a host of life experience. Her aim is to provide a caring and listening ear to every pet and owner who visits the practice.

Eoin Whelan MVB, Vet at Petcare Vets

Eoin Whelan MVB – Veterinary Surgeon

Eoin graduated in 2008 from University College Dublin. Since then he has worked in a variety of clinics in Ireland, England and New Zealand working with both large and small animals.  This has given him an insight into different approaches to animal welfare and healthcare.

He has a keen interest in both soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery and is currently undertaking a certificate in small animal surgery. He is happy to be able to use these skills to look after the Petcare Vets family.