046 9432273

Email: athboyvethos@eircom.net

Appointments may be booked for:

Monday - Friday

9.15 am

2.00 pm
5.15pm - 6.45 pm


12pm - 2pm

Mon-Fri: 9am - 7pm

Sat: 10am - 4pm

Genuine Emergencies will be seen as soon as possible

Call: 046 9432273 (24hrs)

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Raphael S. Warner M.V.B. M.R.C.V.S.
RaphRafe qualified as a veterinary surgeon in Dublin in 1974, and began work in the south of Ireland, in mixed practice. In 1975 he joined the Athboy practice of Brendan Clarke. He has worked as the vet in Athboy ever since with the exception of a sabbatical year in 1989 when he worked as stud medicine tutor and resident stud vet at the Horsemed Equine Hospital in Adelaide, South Australia.

Rafe views continuing education as a vital part of progress, and has to date completed many visits to top conferences with highlights such as The Newmarket Stud Medicine Veterinary course, two visits to the major North American Veterinary Conference in Orlando, Florida (some 10, 000 vets attending this mainly companion animal conference from all over the world), and most recently the World Veterinary S.A. Conference hosted by the Irish Veterinary fraternity in Ballsbridge, Dublin (an incredible experience!).

In his spare time Rafe enjoys family time and all sports (still struggles to play golf and tennis and jog!) and also enjoys looking after the family pets, Sherpa the Leonberger dog, Ruby the killer cat and an eclectic cluster of exotic hens and roosters, and not forgetting his hobby as a small breeder of thoroughbred racehorses. Years ago he had a lot of fun with Hollybank Buck, the famous local racehorse .

Anthony Coyne M.V.B. Cert. Vet. Acupuncture
Anthony, originally from a place called Rahugh in south Westmeath, has been with the hospital since graduation in 1994, apart from brief periods working in horse practice in Germany and Surrey in the UK. Besides having a keen interest in companion animal medicine he is also a qualified veterinary acupuncturist and has an extensive interest in the proper integration of Chinese herbal medicine into the treatment of pets and horses. He is also involved in the investigation of environmental causes of disease. Outside of work his main interests include helping out on the family farm, all horse sports, painting and flying.

Maria Sherlock M.V.B. M.V.M.
Maria Maria Sherlock qualified as a vet in 1993 and spent four years in dairy practice in Bandon ,West Cork before returning to the Veterinary College UCD as a lecturer in Large Animal Medicine.She recieved a Masters degree for her research into bovine babesosis.Maria has been in practice since 2000,initially in Athboy,followed by a year in mixed practice in Cavan and three years in small animal practice in Dublin.During this time she worked in the Dublin Animal Emergency Clinic in UCD where she developed an interest in small animal emergency medicine and critical care.Maria returned to Athboy Veterinary Hospital in 2007. In her spare time Maria enjoys yoga,quality time with Pixie the cat,travelling and volunteering with Outreach Moldova.

Leanne Reilly, Practice Administrator
Leanne has been part of the Athboy Veterinary Hospital team for eight years; initially part time on school holidays and weekends for five years, and now full time since finishing college two years ago. Leanne is the first point of contact for clients coming to reception. She covers administration of the accounts, handling client queries and maintaining pet records. Leanne also plays an important role providing support for the vets and nurse in their duties, for example by sterilising surgical instruments and feeding and walking (and chatting to!) our patients.

In her spare time, Leanne enjoys reading, going to the cinema, socialising and caring for her own pets; her four dogs, Bailey, Kofi, Hubert, and Bonnie (a diabetic Shetland sheepdog) and her five cats, Ted, Peter, Basil, Nora and Archie.

Maria Glancy, Veterinary Nurse
Maria Glancy is head veterinary nurse in Athboy Veterinary Hospital. She has been working with us since 2002. Maria qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2002.She has always had a keen interest in animals having grown up on a farm in Co Roscommon with a wide variety of small companion animals which included dogs,cats,ferrets,guinea pigs,rabbits and hens.

Maria has 3 dogs all terrier crosses named Bebe,Tilly,Roxy who appreciate long walks and plenty of food, 2 cats Jim and May who enjoy their home comforts a little bit too much! and not forgetting the 6 fish .

Maria has a wide range of duties chief of which are monitoring all general anaesthetic's for surgeries and in particular, supervision of acute and intensive care patient's.Her forte is her excellent communication skills, the reassurance and welcome she offers on a daily basis to our pet patient's and their owners.

Mary Smyth, Field Technician
Mary SmythMary has worked in Athboy Veterinary Hospital for the past 10 years as our Veterinary Field Technician.Her job entails going out onto the farms with our vets and electronically recording vital information about the herd. Mary says she thoroughly enjoys her job as she's outdoors all the time and meeting new people every day. It's all about team work and positive thinking. Mary also offers valuable support at reception answering queries and taking calls.

Mary's hobbies include socialising, horse riding and taking care of her 3 dogs Snowy,Daisy,Polly and 2 pet lambs Dolly and Doris

Lisa Finnegan

Lisa Finnegan has just joined us in a training capacity as part of her Veterinary Assistant course in Cavan. She is very welcome.