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01189 733466


MiNightVet Wokingham
177 Nine Mile Ride
RG40 4JD

Opening hours

Monday to Friday 7pm – 7am
Saturday and Sunday All day
Bank Holidays All day

MiNightVet Wokingham

MiNightVet Wokingham is a small animal out of hours veterinary emergency service, welcoming small animals. We are based at Wokingham providing 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

  • 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
  • On site MRI

Veterinary Surgeons

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Paco Leon Lopez

Veterinary Surgeon
Paco graduated from Cordoba University, Spain in 1993 and has been performing small animal practice for the last 25 years. He started a business in 1995 in Malaga, southern Spain, that is still running and has been growing little by little. Paco firstly came to work in England in 2001 and spent three years as a OVS and working in small animal clinic in Bury St. Edmunds (Suffolk). He then returned to Spain and moved his practice to a better and larger location. In 2011 Paco started working as an OOH vet for South London Emergency Referral Clinic, commuting between Spain and the UK, doing at least one intensive weekend in the month. He joined Nine Mile Veterinary Hospital in November 2018 as OOH vet. His main interests are emergency and critical care work and also dermatology.
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Nerea Ollero

Veterinary Surgeon
Nerea graduated from the Complutense University of Madrid in 2007. After working several years with large animals in Spain, in 2013 she decided to start a new adventure in the UK. Nerea joined MiNightVet Wokingham in February 2018 after working in several small animal practices throughout the country. Her main interests are emergency and critical care and diagnostic imaging. In her spare time Nerea enjoys trekking, climbing and travelling. She lives with her boyfriend and little rescue dog, Fred.

Veterinary Nurses

Lucy Makinson, Head Veterinary Nurse at MiNightVet Wokingham

Lucy Makinson

Head Veterinary Nurse
Lucy started her nursing career as a student in a CVS practice in Slough, and after qualifying in 2017 she took a senior role at a practice in Twyford. The opportunity then arose for her to follow her passion for emergency and critical care work by taking the head veterinary nurse position for the MiNightVet service at Nine Mile Veterinary Hospital, where she hopes to continue to develop as a nurse, complete her ECC certificate, and be able to offer excellent nursing care to all the patients. Prior to training as a nurse Lucy undertook a four year BSc (Hons) degree in equine sport science. In her spare time Lucy is normally riding one of her three horses, Soldier, Zazu or Enzo, or walking the dogs, Eviee and Remy.
Alison Andrewartha, Veterinary Nurse at MiNightVet Wokingham

Allison Andrewartha

Registered Veterinary Nurse
Allison is our Australian veterinary nurse. Her last job in Australia was at the RSPCA where she worked for over seven years and fostered over 100 animals. She left Australia in December 2012 to work in the Middle East for 18 months before coming to the UK. She loves medical nursing and rehabilitation. After locuming at a couple of different practices she decided to settle in Berkshire and has been with MiNightVet since 2014. She sat for her OSCE’S and passed with flying colours to become a RVN. She is owned by many rescue animals: Onslow, a Saluki cross; Chewbacca, a Griffon cross; Bobsy the ginger cat who has travelled with her since she left Australia; Kismet, a recent rescue – an extremely old cat with health issues that was brought in as a stray. Also Ralphina the pigeon who she hand reared from the age of two days and Star-Lord, her rescue Syrian hamster. In her spare time, Allison enjoys photography, travelling and reading.
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Katie Fox

Registered Veterinary Nurse
Katie qualified in August 2018 and has been working in a busy hospital in Slough for the last four years while studying. She has a keen interest in emergency and critical care nursing and plans to study for her certificate in the future. She has a Cockapoo called Freddie Mercury and two cats, Tabs and Fenrir Greyback. In her spare time she likes to spend time with her son, and read crime novels.
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Louise Callaghan

Registered Veterinary Nurse
Louise qualified as an RVN in 2007 and has been working as part of the Nine Mile team in various practices ever since. She began her emergency and critical care career in 2010 with MiNightVet and thoroughly enjoys the inpatient nursing and dealing with critical cases coming into practice. In her spare time Louise is kept busy with her three children, and also enjoys running. She trained hard in 2017/18 to complete the Brighton marathon!
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Anne Kaukus

Animal Care Assistant & Receptionist
Anne has worked at veterinary practices in the Reading area for 10 years as an animal care assistant and receptionist. She is a qualified veterinary care assistant and behaviourist and has a certificate in feline friendly nursing.
In her spare time she loves walking with her three Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, caring for her four cats and six tortoises. She also enjoys reading, gardening and music. Anne is currently studying for a Masters degree in Clinical Animal Behaviour.
We are please to work with the following practices banner

MiNightVet Wokingham works in partnership with:

Active Vetcare, Beechwood Veterinary Centre - Woodley

35 Beechwood Avenue

Active Vetcare, Bracken Veterinary Centre - Bracknell

37 Binfield Road
RG42 2AW

Active Vetcare, Holtspur Veterinary Clinic - Beaconsfield

5 Holtspur Parade
Heath Road

Active Vetcare, MS Vets - Sonning Common

2C Green Lane
Sonning Common

Active Vetcare, Oakley Veterinary Clinic - Caversham

65 Oakley Road

Active Vetcare, Pet Healthcare - Marlow

22 Chapel Street

Active Vetcare, The Beeches Veterinary Hospital - Slough

348 Farnham Road
SL2 1B

Active Vetcare, Summerleaze Veterinary Hospital - Maidenhead
Active Vetcare, Tilehurst Veterinary Care - Tilehurst

19 School Road
RG31 5AR

Active Vetcare, Twyford Veterinary Clinic - Twyford

45-47 London Road
RG10 9EJ

Ancells Veterinary Centre - Fleet

1 Falkners Close
Ancells Farm
GU51 2XF

Ark veterinary Practice - Fleet

41 Connaught Road
GU51 3LR

Burghfield and Goring Veterinary Group - Burghfield

1 Tarragon Way
Burghfield Common

Burghfield and Goring Veterinary Group - Goring

17C High Street

Denton Veterinary Surgery - Wokingham

30 Denton Road
RG40 2DX

Emmview Veterinary Clinic

Woosehill Court
Emmview Close
RG41 3DA

Farnborough Veterinary Centre

19 Farnborough Street
GU14 8AG

Nine Mile Veterinary Hospital

177 Nine Mile Ride
RG40 4JD

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.