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Vets4Pets Longton

Meet the Longton vet team

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Dr. Lindsey Hopley MRCVS

Owner and Veterinary Surgeon

Jane Doyle Vets4Pets Longton

Dr. Jane Oakley

Veterinary Surgeon

What is your favourite animal and why?
Emperor penguin because they make me smile and are romantic.

What pets do you have and what are their names?
A horse called Janey.

What's the best pet name that you've ever come across?
Two dogs called Catherine Zeta and Tom, that belonged to Mr and Mrs Jones.

What is your favourite famous animal?
Mumble from Happy Feet.

What's the best aspect of working at Vets4Pets?
Back up and security of a great team behind you and the opportunity for further development.



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Rachel Bucknall RVN

Head Veterinary Nurse

I have recently joined the Longton Vets4Pets team after working as an RVN for over 4 years at my previous practice. I qualified in 2012 and I enjoy both sides of nursing, consulting in practice and working side by side with clients and also anaesthesia side. I have a certificate in wound management and a keen interest in dentistry.


In my spare time I play netball and enjoy spending time with my bulldog, Bentley.

 

What is your favourite animal and why? Penguins because they make me smile.

 

What pets do you have and what are their names? British Bulldog called Bentley.

 

What's the best pet name that you've ever come across? Mr Bilbo from The hobbit

 

What is your favourite famous animal? Mufasa from the Lion King

 

What's the best aspect of working for Vets4Pets? Working as a team and having the support behind you.

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Alex Harvey

MRVCS- Veterinary Surgeon

I graduated from Liverpool University in 2014 and worked in North Wales for 2 years. I went to Australia last year and worked as a vet for 6 months, then travelled the rest of the time, stopping in South America on the way back. I like watching all sport and going running, playing golf and a little badminton. I also enjoy an annual music festival and going skiing.

What is your favourite animal?
My favourite animal is a panda.

What pets do you have and what are their names?
I have a bearded collie/german shepherd cross called Frippy. She's 9 years old and plays pretend to be a sheepdog and chase the ball constantly.

What's the best pet name that you've ever come across?
Probably Lady Miaowford and Swagmaster 3000

What is your favourite famous animal?
Balto - he was half wolf and no one in Alaska liked him but when he pulled a sled of aspirin miles across the snow to a town that was dying of Flu, then he was a hero. There's a statue of him in Central Park

What's the best aspect of working for Vets4Pets?
Obviously the pink scrubs are pretty amazing.

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Emma Plant RVN

Registered Veterinary Nurse

I have worked for Vets4Pets as a Student Veterinary Nurse since September 2016 and I'm looking forward to qualifying in 2018.


In my spare time at home I enjoy walking my two crazy dogs who take up most of my time on my days off! 

What is your favourite animal and why? Elephants, because they are very clever!

What pets do you have and what are their names? Whippet cross called Luna, Staffordshire Bull Terrier cross called Ronnie and a cat called Minnie

What's the best pet name that you've ever come across? Ed Sheeran the ginger cat

What is your favourite famous animal? Hedwig the owl from the Harry Potter films

What's the best aspect of working for Vets4Pets? We are a really close working team and work really well together to assure that all of our patients and clients get the best care that they need.

Stacey Cain

Client Services and Practice Administrator

I started working at Longton Vets4Pets in January 2016, having worked in a Veterinary Practice since leaving school. I deal with most of the administrative side of things at the practice.

 

I have an 8 and a half year old Great Dane called Samson and a cat called Poppy. I live at home with my Husband and our little boy Harry. In my spare time, I really enjoy spending time as a family and taking Harry to new places.

 

What is your favourite animal and why? Hedgehogs, because they have really cute little faces.


What pets do you have and what are their names? I have a Great Dane called Samson and a cat called Poppy who I hand reared.


What's the best pet name that you've ever come across? Kanye Westie


What is your favourite famous animal? Frank the pug from Men in Black!

 


What's the best aspect of working for Vets4Pets? The best aspect of working for Vets4Pets is that we have such a good team here, we all work really well together and I find the supportive environment of the Vets4Pets team make the practice a really enjoyable place to work.

 

 

 


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Sam Edwards SVN

Student Veterinary Nurse

I have been working at Longton Vets4Pets since November 2017 where I started as a Receptionist/Veterinary Care Assistant. Prior to this I studied Veterinary Nursing at Harper Adams University and went on to continue my training at the Nantwich Veterinary Group 9 years ago.

I put my training on hold to have my 2 children, Lily and Maya and I have now been lucky enough to restart my training here at Longton Vets4Pets.

I have a German Short Haired pointer cross called Maggie and 4 cats - Mrs Frog the Siamese,Stevie and Wanda (due to their lack of eyes) and Lola who are all moggies.

My hobbies include spending time with m family and going on long hikes with Maggie.

 

 

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Hayley Eveson SVN

Student Veterinary Nurse

I have been working for Longton Vets4Pets since June 2016 where I started doing work experience, I then volunteered and progressed onto becoming a student veterinary nurse. I spend most my time with my friends and family and looking after my two dogs.

 

What is your favourite animal and why? My favourite animal is a dog because they're so loving, full of character and never fail to make you laugh.

 

What pets do you have and what are their names? I have a Jack Russell called Molly and a puppy called Milo.

 

What's the best pet name that you've ever come across? Ed Sheeran the ginger cat.

 

What is your favourite famous animal? Tilikum the killer whale.

 

What's the best aspect of working for Vets4Pets? Our team is such a strong and close working team this allows us to work really well together and the caring for patients day in day out making them better is the best feeling.

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Wendy Barrow

Receptionist

What is your favourite animal and why?
Elephants because they are big strong and full of character.

What pets do you have and what are their names?
Two dogs called Jack and Bella and two cats called Tara and Henry.

What's the best pet name that you've ever come across?
My Dog (actual pets name).

What is your favourite famous animal?
Lassie.

What's the best aspect of working at Vets4Pets?
I am enjoying the challenge a change in career has brought here at Vets4Pets


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Becky Perry

Receptionist 

I have worked at Longton Vets4pets since February 2018. I enjoy the fast pace of the practice and have recently started a Veterinary Care Assistant course to gain knowledge and experience of the more practical side of the practice.

I live with my partner Rich and our daughter Phoebe who keeps me busy and definitely keeps me on my toes. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family and friends and also walking and being outdoors, I recently climbed Snowdon which was a big challenge but I enjoyed every minute of it.

At home we have a dog called Poppy who is a poodle/schnauzer cross and also a tortoise called Sprout!!

 


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Rebecca Collier

Receptionist

I have been a receptionist at Longton Vets4 Pets since August 2016. I enjoy meeting people and their animals.

 

What is your favourite animal and why? My favourite animals are birds, as they can go wherever they want whenever they want, and see so much more than other animals.

 

What pets do you have and what are their names? I have a guinea pig called Bea, 2 cats called Belle and Button, 2 rabbits called Bella and Billy.

 

What's the best pet name that you've ever come across? The best name I have come across is Lord Darren Fluffington

 

What is your favourite famous animal? Tulip the bird from storks

 

What's the best aspect of working for Vets4Pets? The best part of working for Vets4Pets is we are a really close team we all work well together meaning we can provide the best care to patients, clients and each other, we are all really good friends.

Alex Hudson 

Receptionist 

My name is Alex, I have 5 cats Brian, Basil, Louie, Lucca and Binky. 1 dog Mindy and a rabbit called Levi. The best pet name I have come across has to be a cat called Ed Sheeran. Favourite famous animal is Basil Brush. My favourite animal is an Okapi! I think they are beautiful. I enjoy working for Vets4Pets because each day is different. In my spare time I like to spend time with my friends and family.