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Meet the Bradford Idle Vets Team
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Vets4Pets Bradford Idle

Meet the team

Vets4Pets Eccleshill Andrew Chance

Andrew Chance

Veterinary Surgeon/JVP

What is your favourite animal and why?
Wombats, these are amazing Australian marsupials 

What pets do you have and what are their names?
Pumpkin the cat & Nigel the guinea pig 

What’s the best pet name you have ever come across?
2 guinea pigs called Robson & Jerome 

What is your favourite famous animal?
Bruce the shark from finding Nemo 

What’s the best thing about working for Vets4Pets?
The ability to steer my own future with the support and network in place to make it happen


Vets4Pets Eccleshill Tamsin Chance

Tamsin Chance


I've been a vet since 1999 and hold the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Certificate in Small Animal Surgery. I am the lead vet at Eccleshill and work with the clinical team to look after our clients and their pets 

What is your favourite animal and why?
Cat because nothing beats a cup of tea and a cat on your lap! 

What pets do you have and what are their names?
Pumpkin the cat 

What's the best pet name that you've ever come across?
A dog called Harry whose real surname was Potter 

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

What's the best aspect of working for Vets4Pets?
The uniform - I don't have to decide what to put on in the morning!


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Susan Kitching

Receptionist

What is your favourite animal and why?
Manatee (hair colour brownish grey/have wrinkled skin with maybe a few whiskers) like me!!!! 

What pets do you have and what are their names?
Minature Schnauzer called Radley 

What's the best pet name that you've ever come across?
Rhubarb and Custard 

What is your favourite famous animal?
Nemo 

What's the best aspect of working for Vets4Pets?
RAPPORT...with the animals Ha Ha!!!!! I often wish I was Dr Doolittle!


Rebecca Marsden

Veterinary Care Assistant

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Marta

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Liz Ward

Registered Veterinary Nurse

What is your favourite animal and why?
My favourite animal is a cat because they think they are independent but are actually completley soft and needy! 

What pets do you have and what are their names?
I own 5 cats called Gibson, Maggie, Wallace, & Arthur 

What's the best pet name that you've ever come across?
The funniest pet name I have come across during my time nursing is Rusty Willey! 

What is your favourite famous animal?
Eeyore 

What's the best aspect of working for Vets4Pets?
The best aspect of working for Vets4Pets is being part of a great team and meeting lots of lovely animals and their owners. I have a particular interest in surgical nursing and so you will most likely find me working in our operating theatre


Vets4Pets Eccleshill Tracy Watson

Tracy Watson

Practice Manager

What is your favourite animal and why?
A dog because it is always happy to see you after you have had a bad day and they live in the moment

What pets do you have and what are their names?
A beautiful obedient west highland white terrier called Harvey 

What’s the best pet name you have ever come across?
Radley because it reminds me of handbags 

What is your favourite famous animal?
Pink Panther because he’s pink 

What’s the best thing about working for Vets4Pets?
Is working for such a great company who are genuinely dedicated to what they do. A great perk to the job is cuddling all of the new puppies that visit us in the practice


Sarah Walkers

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Cheryl Lewis

Registered Veterinary Nurse

What is your favourite animal and why?
Boxer dog! 

What pets do you have and what are their names?
4 dogs, 1 corn snake, and tropical fish! 3 boxers named roxy, junior, and max. 1 cavalier king Charles spaniel called cooper, and the corn snake is called murphy! 

What’s the best pet name you have ever come across?
Zelda 

What is your favourite famous animal?
Godzilla (You can't beat a good reptile!) 

What’s the best thing about working for Vets4Pets?
I love being a joker and keeping everyone's spirits up and light hearted!


Vets4Pets Eccleshill Emma Dobson

Emma Dobson

Client Services Manager

What is your favourite animal and why?
Dogs as they are so loving and can always make me smile! 

What pets do you have and what are their names?
Jack Russell called Louie, Boxer called Archie, also Shih Tzu's Tilly and Betsy, plus 6 cats! 

What’s the best pet name you have ever come across?
Pugwash the result of letting your children name the dog! 

What is your favourite famous animal?
Olga - Paul O'Grady's dog! 

What’s the best thing about working for Vets4Pets?
Excellent vets, and a great team that really care about our clients and their pets


Anita Winiarczyk

Veterinary Surgeon

What is your favourite animal and why?
Cheetah

What’s the best pet name you have ever come across?
Bluebell the Cat 

What is your favourite famous animal?
Winiie the Pooh 

What’s the best thing about working for Vets4Pets?
We have such a great team, I absolutely love working with all of them


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Francesca

Veterinary Surgeon

 

I graduated from Glasgow University in 2004. I spent my first 18 months enjoying mixed practice before deciding to concentrate on companion animals. I have a keen interest in surgery and after five years of extra study in this area I achieved the royal college certificate in Small Animal Surgery in 2012. I enjoy all aspects of veterinary medicine and I was very proud to be nominated by my clients for vet of the year in 2011.

 

Fave animal: That’s an impossible question for a vet! ..... Elephants are amazing and sloths make me smile but you can’t beat cats and dogs for making a house a home.

 

Pets that you have and names: A little 3 legged cat called Spooky

 

Best pet name you have come across: Ollie Furs

 

Fave famous animal: Donky from Shrek

 

Best thing about working for V4P: We have really lovely clients (both furry and human) and I get to work with a fantastic, hard working team who genuinely care about doing the best we can for them.
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Eleanor

RVN

 

Fave animal: Little dogs, because dogs will be your best friend and small ones fit on your knee!

 

Pets that you have and names: Ruby the jack russel & Fogell the cat

 

Best pet name you have come across: Black & Decker the spaniels

 

Fave famous animal: Dory!

 

Best thing about working for V4P: Working in a great team and building a relationship with our patients and clients.

Rebecca

 

Fave animal: Pangolin, they just look so intrigued all the time.

 

Pets that you have and names: Ralph – Rat Snoop – Dog Larry – Snake (Cornsnake) Leopard Gecko – Sandy Firebelly Newts x 2 – Nigel & Nigella

 

Best pet name you have come across: Mr Bigglesworth

 

Fave famous animal: Lonesome George, he was one of the last pinta island tortoise, they were thought to be wiped out due to hunting until lonesome George was found.

 

Best thing about working for V4P: The friendly team & hugs with all the animals.

Sarah

RVN

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Nikki

 

Fave animal:

My favourite animal is a dog! They are always happy to see you and are amazing pets.

 

Pets that you have and names: I have a weimaraner called Sasha and two horses called Bobby and Adallia, also a Syrian hamster called Blossom.

 

Best pet name you have come across: Maccie Junior Boo Boo Bob Cat

 

Fave famous animal: Purdy and Pongo from the 101 Dalmations

 

Best thing about working for V4P: The team is amazing! Everyone is so supportive and helpful with my aspirations for the future, and of course all of the puppies and kittens.