01275 832410


MiNightVet Bristol
615 Wells Road
BS14 9BE

Opening hours

Monday to Friday 8pm – 8.30am
Friday to Saturday 8pm – 9am
Saturday to Sunday 5pm – 10am
Sunday to Monday 4pm – 8.30am
Bank Holidays All day

MiNightVet Bristol

MiNightVet Bristol is a small animal out of hours veterinary emergency service, welcoming dogs, cats, birds, exotics, poultry and small mammals. We are based in Whitchurch, Bristol providing emergency overnight and weekend care to clients.

Our service is also available to clients from other practices who have arranged this. Please see the list below to find out if your veterinary practice can use our service.

The MiNightVet team provide a dedicated emergency service with full-time night staff who will be alert and effective even at unsociable hours. The qualified vets and nurses have a special interest, experience and training in all aspects of urgent critical care.

We are always pleased to receive your feedback and constantly aim to provide a high-quality service, so if you have any compliments or suggestions on how we can improve, we would like to hear from you. Please view the have your say page for further details.

Facilities and services

  • Car parking
  • Disabled access
  • Digital X-ray
  • Ultrasound scanning
  • 24-hour monitored hospitalisation
  • Four consultation rooms
  • Separate dog and cat wards
  • Separate dog, cat and rabbit waiting area
  • Isolation unit
  • On site laboratory for same day results
  • Secure external exercise space for hospitalised patients
  • Disabled access
  • Two sterile operating theatres
  • Dedicated separate dental suite

Veterinary Surgeons

Michael Maguire, Veterinary Surgeon at MiNightVet Bristol

Michael Maguire

Veterinary Surgeon
After graduating from the University of Bristol in 2010, Mike undertook a rotating internship at a teaching hospital before then working as a first opinion vet for a large practice in Somerset. It was during this time he developed a special interest in emergency and critical care and moved to work in a dedicated emergency service practice for a further three years, where he was involved in lecturing in ECC topics. Mike has gained a post graduate certificate in emergency and critical care and is currently applying for advanced practitioner status in ECC with the RCVS. He joined MiNightVet Bristol in June 2018 as one of the emergency night vets working at the Whitchurch hospital. Mike lives at home with a one-eyed Labrador called Odin and two cats, Riley and Derrick.
Jess Benn, MiNightVet Bristol

Jess Benn

Veterinary Surgeon

Jess graduated from Edinburgh University in 2014 and spent two years working in a busy small animal hospital in Berkshire, where she developed an interest in internal medicine and emergency and critical care. She also has a passion for travel and shelter medicine, and has volunteered at charity veterinary clinics in Sri Lanka and Botswana. In 2016 she decided to book a one way ticket to Australia, and spent two years travelling while working across multiple different clinics, before again returning to her passion for emergency work in a busy out of hours referral centre in Perth. In January 2019, after returning to the UK, she joined the MiNightVet team at Whitchurch. Outside of work she likes to keep active and go running with her three legged rescue dog who she brought back from Australia with her!

Veterinary Nurses

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Laura Curtis

Senior Veterinary Nurse
Laura completed the HND in veterinary nursing science at Hartpury (UWE) College and became a Registered Veterinary Nurse in April 2005. At home she has two cats; Tommy and Diego that were abandoned as tiny kittens and hand-reared, so both think they are human babies.
Kayla Whippey, MiNightVet Bristol

Kayla Whippey

Registered Veterinary Nurse
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Holly Edwards

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Holly studied veterinary nursing at Norton Radstock College and qualified as an RVN in 2014. She enjoys all aspects of nursing, meeting clients and their pets on a daily basis.

Stafanie Cox, MiNightVet Bristol

Stefanie Cox

Registered Veterinary Nurse
Stefanie joined the MiNightVet Bristol team based at Highcroft Veterinary Hospital in October 2018, after having previously worked as a night nurse in a small hospital in Oxfordshire. She has a particular interest in emergency and critical care nursing, and is currently working towards gaining her certificate in emergency and critical care nursing. At home Stefanie has two gorgeous cats called Rupert and Penny.
Rebecca Regan, RVN at MiNightVet Bristol

Rebecca Regan

Rebecca fraduated from Bristol University in 2016 with a BSc Hons in Veterinary Nursing and Bioveterinary Sciences, since then she has worked at other referral centres; she has only worked nights since graduating. Outside of work Rebecca enjoys travelling and spending time with her bunny Kevin.
Hilary Perry, MiNihgtVet Bristol

Hilary Perry

Patient Care Assistant
Hillary joined the MiNightVet Bristol team based at Highcroft Veterinary Hospital in July 2015. She enjoys helping the vets and nurses with the dog inpatients. At home Hilary has a pet hamster called Santa.
Paula Edwards, Patient Care Assistant at MiNightVet Bristol

Paula Edwards

Patient Care Assistant
Paula joined Highcroft Veterinary Group in February 2000 as a night patient care assistant. She enjoys handling the animals to assist the vets and nurses, and any involvement with the patient care.
Terri-Lea Hayfield, MiNightVet Bristol

Terri-Lea Hayfield

Patient Care Assistant
Terri joined the MiNightVet Bristol team based at Highcroft Veterinary Hospital in May 2017. She enjoys helping with the patients and walking the dogs. At home Terri has two dogs, one cat and three birds.
Amy Williams, Highcroft Veterinary Group

Amy Williams

Patient Care Assistant

Amy joined the MiNightVet Bristol team in December 2018, having previously worked in pet shops. She has 10 pet rabbits at home of which she has acquired over the years.

Amy enjoys helping out with the patient care during her shifts.

We are please to work with the following practices banner

MiNightVet Bristol works in partnership with:

Highcroft Veterinary Group - Ashton

15 Duckmoor Road

Highcroft Veterinary Group - Brislington

115 Wick Road

Highcroft Veterinary Group - Eastville

672 Muller Road

Highcroft Veterinary Group - Keynsham

52 Charlton Park
BS31 2ND

Highcroft Veterinary Group - Longwell Green
Highcroft Veterinary Group - Shirehampton

1 The Parade
BS11 9TS

Highcroft Veterinary Group - Stockwood

80 Hollway Road
BS14 8PG

Highcroft Veterinary Group - Whitchurch

615 Wells Road
BS14 9BE

Victoria Veterinary Clinic

47 Victoria Street
Staple Hill
BS16 5JP

If your vet is not listed then you will need to use the on-call facilities that your own vet has chosen to provide. Please call your practices usual number and follow their instructions for emergencies.

COVID-19 Update:
Rest assured that our MiNightVet teams are still on hand to help you and your pet in the event of an emergency. We can offer telephone advice, telephone consultations or emergency appointments. Call your local MiNightVet team for advice.