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MiNightVet Kildare
Grey Abbey Veterinary Hospital
Grey Abbey Road
County Kildare

Opening hours

Monday to Friday 7pm – 8am
Saturday 1pm – 8am
Sunday 24-hours
Bank Holidays 8am – 7pm

MiNightVet Kildare

MiNightVet Kildare is a small animal out of hours veterinary emergency service, welcoming dogs, cats and small mammals. We are based in Kildare Town, Kildare and provide emergency overnight and weekend care to clients.

Our service is also available to clients from other practices who have arranged this service. 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

  • Facilities and services
  • Car parking
  • Disabled access
  • Digital X-ray
  • Ultrasound scanning
  • 24-hour monitored hospitalisation
  • Endoscopy
  • 2 consultation rooms

On site laboratory for same day results

  • Secure external exercise space for hospitalised patients
  • Two sterile operating theatres

Veterinary Surgeons

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Sarah Enright

Veterinary Surgeon
Sarah qualified as a veterinary surgeon from U.C.D in 2008 and joined the MiNight vet team in 2019. She has gained experience working in practices in the U.K. and Australia as well as Ireland. She has a keen interest in Small Animal Medicine as well as Emergency and Critical care. Sarah has a rescued Springer Spaniel called “Tess” and they can be often found walking the hills and mountains on their time off.
Fiona Grimes, MiNightVet Kildare

Fiona Grimes

Veterinary Surgeon

Fiona graduated from UCD in 2011, and since then has been working in small animal practice in the UK. She moved home to Ireland and joined the MiNight Vet team in April.

Outside of work, Fiona has a passion for travelling and has been to many different countries. She has a cat called Minnie who she rescued as a stray and made the journey home with her from the UK.

Veterinary Nurses

Katie Tennyson, MiNightVet Kildare

Katie Tennyson

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Katie joined MiNightVet Kildare in January  2019 when it first opened. She qualified from Myerscough college in the uk with a degree in veterinary nursing. Katie has a keen interest in emergency and critical care. At home Katie lives on a dairy farm and has three lovely dogs called Holly, Moose, and Jill. Katie also has two lovely horses called meg and Rebel and she enjoys hacking them out and doing some competitions. Katie is currently adding on to her degree and studying a canine behaviour course.

Gwen Dukes, MiNightVet Kildare

Gwen Dukes

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Gwen graduated from UCD in 2013 with a BSc (hons) in Veterinary Nursing, and since 2009 has worked in Small Animal practice, in a variety of settings, from general practice, to emergency and critical care, and animal welfare organisations. Her main areas of interest are emergency and critical care, and feline geriatric nursing. In her spare time, she volunteers with the Kildare Wildlife Unit where she is a senior carer, and plays piano and cello. She lives locally with her four cats and elderly dog.

We are please to work with the following practices banner

MiNightVet Kildare works in partnership with:

DSPCA - Mobile Veterinary Unit

Mount Venus Road

Dublin Bay Vets

5 Main Street
Dublin 13

Groome Vets

Kilcumney House
South Green Road
County Kildare

Leixlip Veterinary Hospital

Captain’s Hill
St Catherine’s Park
County Kildare

Newbridge Veterinary Clinic

Morristown Road
County Kildare

Portlaoise Veterinary Clinic

Unit 2 Gandon Court
County Laois

Riverforest Veterinary Centre

5 Riverforest Court
County Kildare

Tullamore Pet Hospital

Arden Road
County Offaly

Portrane Veterinary Clinic

Stradbally Road
County Laois

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.