North Shields

North Shields outside, Ayres Veterinary Hospital

North Shield is the Ayres Veterinary Hospital main site. Our hospital offers advanced diagnostic equipment, the facility of digital X-ray images, ultrasonography and endoscope for laparoscopic surgery.

Our team is led by Clinical Director Anthony O’Mahony MVB MRCVS.

Alongside Anthony, are our veterinary surgeons:
Jane Amaku, MA Vet MB Cert SAM MRCVS.
Raymond Owen BVM&S MRCVS.
Harriet Pearce BVM&S MRCVS.
Patricia Patterson BSc (Hons) BVMS MRCVS.

Between them they have strong interests in ophthalmology, cardiology, dermatology, and, soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery.

Our experienced nursing team is led by Michelle Richardson RVN. Michelle has been with Ayres for over 30 years and has extensive knowledge of diagnostics.

Karen Wakefield DipAVN (Medical) RVN holds both Advanced Anaesthesia and Analgesia Nurse Merit Award, and Advanced Feline Nursing.

Michelle, Karen, and Jennifer Hind RVN are all clinical coaches giving us the advantage of being a nurse training centre.

Our reception team are your first point of contact and are dedicated to delivering an outstanding client service experience. They are passionate with assisting you and your pet in order to get the best possible outcome. They can also advise you about our Healthy Pet Club, pet insurance, and general pet health queries.

Consulting hours:

Monday to Friday: 9am – 11am, 1.30pm – 2.30pm, 4pm – 6pm, 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Saturday: 9am – 11am, 2pm – 4pm
Sunday: 10am – 12pm
(weekday lunch time surgery is subject to change)

Branch address

19 Ayres Terrace North Shields Tyne and Wear NE29 0HL

Opening hours

Open 24-hours, seven days a week.