About Filey Vets

our practice
Filey Vets has been established for over 30 years. We offer high-quality pet healthcare from our practice in Filey, North Yorkshire. We believe continuity of care is important and appointments with your requested vet are available.

our team
The Filey Vets team consists of six Vets, one Veterinary Nurse and three highly trained veterinary nurse assistants.

Veterinary Surgeons

Karen Ogden
Veterinary Surgeon BVMS

Angela Carnes
Veterinary Surgeon BVMS

Jane Hairsine
Veterinary Surgeon BVMS

Leah Williams
Veterinary Surgeon BVet Med

Sonja Kotzinger
Veterinary Surgeon Dr Med Vet, WVA & CPM

William Lees
Veterinary Surgeon BVSC

Lauren Hamstead
Veterinary Surgeon BVetMed MRCVS

Nursing Team

Kim Allanson
Head Veterinary Nurse RVN

Beverley Mainprize
Veterinary Nurse Assistant

Rebecca Stephenson
Veterinary Nurse Assistant

Wendy Reynolds
Veterinary Nurse Assistant

Administration Team

Nik Skelton
Practice Manager

Amanda Pickard

Danniella Holdsworth

Jackie Wood

Sarah Silverwood

Emma Bright

in-house facilities
The practice has a comprehensive range of in-house facilities including:

  • Electrocardiography
  • Hospitalisation
  • Laboratory
  • Operating Theatre
  • Radiography
  • Ultrasound
  • Acupuncture and Chronic Pain Management

To find out more about the services and treatments we offer click here.

Holidaymakers welcome

COVID-19 - 12/01/21

Following the recent Government’s announcement. We would like to reassure our clients that we are still open and here to help care for your animals 24/7.

We would like to make you aware that routine procedures are temporarily postponed and we are currently carrying out the following -


  • Primary Courses for Puppies and Kittens
  • 1st year boosters for dogs and cats
  • Annual Vaccinations that are close to 3 months overdue.


  • Cats - we will continue to neuter all cats - male and female.
  • Dogs – these will be assessed on a case by case basis.

Dentals - are currently postponed unless deemed clinically necessary.

When attending the Practice, we ask that you adhere to the 2 meter social distance rule and if possible only 1 person to attend per animal.

Please make sure you are wearing a face covering and utilise our hand sanitisers which are situated at the front and rear of the building.

We appreciate that at times are phones lines are busier than normal, please be patient and kind to our staff during these challenging times.


The Filey Vets Team 🐾