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Pateley Bridge

This location deals with the following:
We are situated next to the Auction Mart in Pateley Bridge, with plenty of on-site parking. Patients visiting the surgery will be cared for by vets Alex Russell, Emily Bill and Jess Umpleby. Our Client Care Assistants Naomi & Tamara are waiting to take your call. We offer a free health check and welcome pack for each pet when you register. If you would like to register with us please contact us using the details below or complete our online form. Our emergency out of hours service takes place at our Ripon Hospital. In an emergency call 01765 602396 or your usual surgery number.
Where We Are

Bridgehousegate,

Pateley Bridge,

Harrogate,

North Yorkshire

HG3 5HN

Opening Hours
Monday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Friday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 12:00noon
Sunday: Closed
Meet the Team
Alex Russell
Role: Vet
Alex Russell
Ripon, Pateley Bridge
A bit about me...

Alex graduated with distinction from Edinburgh University in 2013, before working as a small animal vet across Lancashire and North Yorkshire. She joined the practice in autumn 2015 and is based at our Ripon and Pateley Bridge branches. 

In the past Alex has spent time in Sri Lanka helping treat, vaccinate and neuter street dogs, and managed a team at PDSA charity hospital in Sunderland in 2018.

Alex has a keen interest in soft tissue surgery and recently achieved her Royal College Certificate in General Small Animal Surgery.

Did you know?
Alex lives in Thirsk with Sully the cocker spaniel and Nessie the cat. She enjoys walking, yoga and indoor climbing.
Naomi Hodgson
Role: Client Care Assistant
Naomi Hodgson
Client Care Assistant - Ripon, Pateley Bridge
A bit about me...

Naomi qualified with a degree in Canine and Feline Training, Behaviour and Welfare before coming to work for Bishopton in 2018. Naomi enjoys all aspects of her job and is enjoying putting her knowlege of canine behaviour and animal training to use.

Did you know?
Outside of work Naomi enjoys walking with her two dogs, going to the gym and travelling.
Jess Umpleby
Role: Vet
Jess Umpleby
Ripon, Pateley Bridge
A bit about me...

Jess went to the University of Glasgow and graduated with commendation in 2016, she joined Bishopton in 2017.

Did you know?
Outside of work Jess enjoys gardening and and dog walks in the countryside with her Labrador called Poppy.She also has a small flock of free range hens.
Becky Shilton
Role: Client Care Assistant
Becky Shilton
Client Care Assistant - Ripon, Pateley Bridge
Kim Stacey
Role: Client Care Assistant
Kim Stacey
Client Care Assistant - Ripon, Pateley Bridge
A bit about me...
Kim started at Bishopton in 2014 and enjoys helping clients and their pets. She loves all animals but is passionate about Boxers and French Bull Dogs.  
Did you know?
Kim is part of Ripon City Netball Club, in her spare time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, walking her Boxer dog Vinnie, and watching the cricket.