Our friendly and caring team of vets, qualified nurses and receptionists are dedicated to providing the very best treatment and preventative care to your pets. With the combination of two well-equipped branches and an experienced and passionate team, we focus on providing gold standard therapies for the animals under our care. If you have any queries or would like to book an appointment, please don’t hesitate to give us a call.
Kay has a degree in veterinary nursing and qualified in 2009. Previous to working with us she worked in the Midlands with farm and small animals, this is where she developed and interest in surgery and enjoys scrubbing in and assisting the vets. In 2012 Kay completed her certificate in exotic species which covers the nursing of birds, reptiles and small furries. Kay is also one of our cat advocates. With a keen interest in our feline friends she is keen to promote and lead a cat friendly stance at our practice. She is owned by Jenson, a three year old ginger cat.
Kate Barber BSc (Hons) RVN
Kate joined us in 2015 firstly on reception and then as a student veterinary nurse, passing her exams to qualify in August 2018. Her favourite aspects of nursing include emergency and critical care and caring for the inpatients, whether it is our day patients or those staying in with us for longer, she ensures that they are treated like one of her own. Kate has five dogs in the family, and can be seen here with Boo.
Laura Borrett RVN
Laura has worked at the practice since leaving her sixth form in 2003, and qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2006. She has a keen interest in laboratory work and patient holistic care. She is our insurance claim processor, so if you have ever had an insurance query you would have bound to have spoken to Laura.
Rachel Chisnall RVN
Rachel qualified in 2013 and has worked with small animals since she began her training, after qualifying she has also worked in an emergency out of hours clinic. She is an advanced pet health counsellor meaning she enjoys nurse clinics and answering all your questions. At home she had four crazy Cocker Spaniels who love agility.
Donna Thorrington RVN
Donna first came here for work experience during her studies at sixth form and has never left. Her main interests are rabbits and Springer Spaniels, and has frequently been known to take home wildlife that need a bit of TLC before releasing.
Student Veterinary Nurse
Linda has been a member of the reception team since June 2017 and started her veterinary nurse training in September 2018. Before joining us Linda completed a degree in animal science and welfare. At home she has two Staffordshire Bull Terriers, Mitch and Millie.
Student Veterinary Nurse
Roxi is one of our student veterinary nurses who graduated in 2015 with a degree in animal science and welfare. During her studies she completed work experience at her local RSPCA clinic and this is where she decided to become a veterinary nurse. Her main interests are welfare and patient care but she also enjoys assisting in theatre, whether she is scrubbed up assisting the vets or monitoring the patients under anaesthetic. Roxi shares her house with Lexi the cat who is known to be a bit of a diva.
Animal Nursing Assistant
Kelly has been with the practice for several years and carries out nursing duties at Cliff Lane. She can usually be found out the back looking after animals under anaesthetic and during recovery. When not here she enjoys spending time with her family.