Everyone at our practice is committed to providing you with the very best in pet healthcare. Our devotion and dedication to caring for animals is evident in and outside of work and so our veterinary team bring a wealth of experience to the practice. They have individually obtained high standards of professional qualifications making them all best placed to contribute to the Braemar Veterinary standard we pride ourselves in delivering.

Shane Murray 

Kate Fitzpatrick 

Danielle Magill 

Owner of the Practice - Shane qualified from Glasgow University as a vet in 1997. He opened the doors of Braemar Veterinary Clinic in September 2005. He has practiced in England and Australia and thoroughly enjoys the thrills and challenges that come with running a veterinary practice. In his spare time, of which he doesn’t have much, he takes pleasure in the odd game of golf, reading, and jogging. He has a cat called Sue who resides at the clinic and keeps an eye on things.

Full-time Vet - Kate qualified in Edinburgh University in 1999 and came to star working in mixed animal practice before coming to Braemar in 2007.   Kate lives in Bangor with her daughter Ella and has two cats Monkey and Baggy who are regulars here at the Braemar cattery when Kate’s off on holidays.  Kate and Ella enjoy winter skiing and summer sailing.  In 2015 she was nominated for Vet of the Year in the prestigious Pet Plan Awards.

Danielle qualified from University College Dublin in 2005 and came to Braemar after working for six years in a mixed animal practice.  Danielle enjoys walking on the beaches close to her home with her Golden Labrador called Doris.  Last year she passed her small animal exams and is now Danielle Magill GP Cert (SAM) MRCVS.  Congratulations Danielle !

Judith Evans 

Lesley O’Neill 

Roisin McClenaghan 

Judith came to the Practice in 2013 following many years working in the health industry and a lifetime shared with animals.   The opportunity to work in a veterinary practice fits well with her passion for all things four legged!  She shares her home with a small menagerie of children, ponies dogs and cats and comes to work for a rest!

Lesley qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2008 at Greenmount College and has been working in mixed practice in Northern Ireland before coming to Braemar.  In 2015 Lesley was awarded the coveted Hills Veterinary Nurse of the Year.  Lesley has a particular interest in all things feline and loves caring for all the cats in our cattery.  When she’s not at Braemar you will find Lesley taking care of her horse Ben or chillaxing with her cats and little terrier Sally

Dog loving lady Roisin, qualified as a Veterinary Nurse at Greenmount College and has worked in veterinary practices in England and Northern Ireland, and is an experienced horse rider. She can’t imagine life without animals, and according to her mum, Roisi¬n has loved animals from childhood & has always had a house full of pets. The owner of doggies, Cara, Scrappy and specs, Roisin spends her free time gardening, playing football and walking her dog

At Braemar Veterinary Clinic we are passionate about providing the highest standards of medicine and surgery. We use cutting edge technology and fully trained experienced staff to provide the best care to the pets entrusted to us. We believe they are important family members and our energies are focused on the core values of honesty, integrity and compassion to them and their owners.

We always appreciate comments and feedback, please get in touch if we can help you in anyway, we would be delighted to welcome you to our award winning practice.




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Braemar Cattery Terms and Conditions of Business

The following Terms and Conditions are designed to protect the health and well-being of the animals in our care. Delivery of your animal into our care signifies your agreement to these terms and conditions.

  • Animals are accepted into our care on the understanding that they are in good health and that any health problems are communicated to us prior to admittance.
  • We reserve the right to refuse admission to the boarding facility of any animal appearing to be unwell or thought to be suffering from any illness or infectious disease.
  • All boarding cats must be up to date with their Cat Flu and Cat Enteritis vaccination. We regret that no cat can be accepted without an up-to-date vaccination certificate. Vaccines must have been given at least one week prior to boarding. The vaccination certificate must be available for inspection on admission (this is not necessary for existing clients of Braemar Veterinary Clinic).
  • We reserve the right to treat any animal for fleas and/or ticks if identified during daily inspections. Any treatment provided will incur additional cost.
  • Only animals from the same home may share accommodation.
  • If your animal should appear unwell whilst in our care, we will first try to contact your own Vet. Should this not be possible for any reason, we will enlist the services of our Veterinary Surgeon, fees may be applicable. Any fees incurred as a result of a pre-existing condition will be the responsibility of the owner and must be settled on collection.
  • Fees are charged at a daily rate and include the days of arrival and departure. Special rates are available to boarding 2 or more cats or for pets staying for more that 21 days. Where animals are brought in late or collected early, fees may still be charged for a full day's boarding. There is a minimum fee, equivalent to five days boarding, at Christmas, New Year, and Easter

Cancellation within 24 hours of commencement of the booking period may be charged at the full boarding fee rate.