To make an appointment at the surgery, or for out of hours and emergency calls
please telephone: 01347 838888

About Us

We are a friendly, independent veterinary practice, providing veterinary care to both equine and small animals.

Our small but dedicated team is committed to providing the best possible veterinary care, and will treat your animals as if they were their own. Our vets have many years experience, and enjoy getting to know you and your animals to provide individual and personalised care.

Our practice at Flawith is fully equipped with operating theatre for both horses and small animals, in-house blood analysis machines, stables and stocks, kennels including isolation, digital X-ray, ultrasound and endoscopy.

We are proud to provide our own out of hours service – one of our vets is always available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Liz Darley

Liz is our Practice Manager, and ensures the smooth running of the practice day-to-day. She also often still finds time to be involved with nursing duties, and particularly enjoys trips out with the equine vets. Outside of work, Liz has a busy schedule showing her Clydesdales across the country, and also helping her two daughters compete at various Pony Club events.

Celia Carr

Celia is our Head Nurse. She has many years experience in veterinary nursing, and particularly enjoys looking after our inpatients, and performing blood sampling, placing catheters and performing stitch-ups. Outside of work, Celia loves to travel, and always has a holiday planned! She is also a qualified masseuse, and runs a massage business at home.

Emma Tibbett

Emma is one of our student nurses. She has many years experience working with both horses and small animals, and enjoys all her nursing duties. Outside of work Emma is kept busy eventing her horse Ruby, as well as riding and looking after her other horses Mulligan and Rowan. She also does some dog walking and pet sitting to complete her busy schedule.

Carol Morrison

Carol is one of our nursing assistants and receptionists. She has worked at Galtres for many years now, and can always be found welcoming clients in reception or over the phone. Outside of work, Carol takes part in many sporting events including triathlons, open water swims, and recently completed the Coast to Coast bike ride.

Joan Cattley

Joan is one of our nursing assistants and receptionists. Joan enjoys working with both equine and small animals. Outside of work Joan competes with her horse Millie, and is also kept busy looking after her daughter’s horse Woody, plus her dog Gill, and 2 cats Bob and Ted. She can also often be found helping her husband Howard with transporting hay and straw across Yorkshire.

Megan Gulliver

Megan has just joined us as a student Veterinary Nurse, having undertaken a pre nursing course at Askham Bryan last year. She will be working with us part of the week, and attending college on two days to study her course.


Mog is our practice cat who is often to be seen around the car park or supervising in the stables. She arrived a few years ago heavily pregnant, and once she had her kittens, we found she had a serious heart condition, Tetralogy of Fallot. We therefore decided we would keep her here as she could be closely monitored. So far she has kept remarkably well!

Monday-Friday 8:30-18:30, and Saturday 9:00-12:00.
Emergency/Out of hours Number
Telephone: 01347 838888
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Galtres Vets,
Flawith, Alne,
North Yorkshire,
YO61 1SF

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