Hello my name is Jackie. I joined Vets4Pets Basildon in July 2017 after previously working for a large animal rescue and rehoming centre for 18 years.
I have always been highly passionate about animals and their welfare, and from a very young age I grew up surrounded by chickens ducks rabbits dogs cats and horses, and was forever bringing home strays and injured birds, including the baby crow that I hand reared and named Jo.
I currently own three amazing rescue dogs, a very chatty cat, a cheeky tortoise named Hannibal and a wide selection of frogs. My husband gets great pleasure in calling me a crazy frog lady.
In my free time I love nothing more than taking my dogs for long walks and training them. I also adore arts and crafts and often make needle felts of all my friends pets.
After using Vets4Pets Basildon as my own vets for many years, working here makes me feel very lucky, as I have become part of such a caring and compassionate team.