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Vets4Pets Bury

Meet the Bury Vet Team


Vicki Riley

Practice Manager

Vicki has been practice manager at Bury Vets4Pets since September 2009. She has two ponies, two dogs, five rabbits and a guinea pig. Vicki also enjoys looking after rescue bunnies.


Caroline Gerritsen

Veterinary Surgeon

Caroline is a veterinary equivalent of a GP, and spends most of her time consulting.

Sean Vet Surgeon Bury

Sean Taylor

Veterinary Surgeon

Sean qualified at Liverpool University in 1994 and after 10 years working within both mixed and small animal practice, he opened his own Vets4Pets practice with his vet nurse wife Melissa in 2004. Since then the practice has grown to employ a further 3 vets (two of whom are now partners in the practice) and provide services for over 15,000 patients. Sean has a particular interest in animal welfare and attends to the animals at Bleakholt Animal Sanctuary daily. He also regularly assists the RSPCA with welfare cases and attends court as an expert witness. When not working, Sean enjoys spending time with his two children, 2 dogs, 2 horses, 4 chickens and his cat.

Jo Receptionist Bury

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Jo has been with Bury Vets4Pets since 2007. She has one cat called Obi and one fish. Jo loves all animals, in particular cats and big dogs.

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Donna Crosbie

Head RVN

I am the head veterinary nurse here at Bury vets4pets. I qualified as an RVN in 2010. I have worked in practice for 12 years and I have spent time in emergency, referral and general practice.


I have a keen interest in surgical nursing and anaesthesia. I have a horse called Merlot and 2 dogs Ozzie and Rosie and a cat called Millie.
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Francesca Senior RVN

Veterinary Nurse

Hi, my name is Francesca, I have been qualified since 2014 and worked in busy practices for 7 years. My main Veterinary interest is in medical nursing and taking care of hospitalised pets.

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Alyshia Hindle RVN DIPAVN

Veterinary Nurse

Hi my name is Alyshia, I am a registered veterinary nurse at Vets4Pets. I graduated in 2013 following a 4 year BSc (Hons) degree in Veterinary Nursing and have just finished my Diploma in Advanced Veterinary Nursing.


I have 2 Labradors and a Springer spaniel who love to compete in agility, I love to go on long walks in the countryside and also go skiing in my spare time.
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Olivia Shelly RVN

Veterinary Nurse

My name is Olivia and I have been working in veterinary practice since 2003 and qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2014.


I have a strong interest in feline nursing, I am currently completing the ISFM feline nursing diploma and have two cats of my own.

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Shell Lowe RVN

Veterinary Nurse

I qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 2000 and I have been at Vets4Pets Bury since 2013. I enjoy all aspects of my job especially medical nursing and laboratory work.


I have a strong interest in the health and wellbeing of cats and I am currently studying for my Diploma in Feline Nursing to further this passion. Alongside my nursing duties I am a qualified assessor and clinical coach, which enables me to provide support and guidance to our Student Veterinary Nurses and Animal Care Assistants.


In my spare time I enjoy spending time with friends and family and looking after my 2 cats called Mia and Izzy.
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Katy Hilton SVN

Student Veterinary Nurse

I have been at the practice since early 2014 and am currently completing the last year of my Veterinary Nursing Degree.


I have recently re-homed a stray kitten called Tabi and I am passionate about animals, wildlife and conservation. In my free time I enjoy walking in the countryside and spending time with my family.

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Alison Crewdson ANA

I am the go to girl in the team and here for all. If anyone needs anything, bandages and plasters, medicines, or a cup of tea and hug, then I keep our team well supplied. I also provide a pastoral role, for owners who are preparing to or have lost their beloved pet.


I am passionate about canine communication and behaviour. My husband and I are owned by 2 whippets.
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Michelle Lomax VCA

Veterinary Care Assistant

Having been raised around dogs from an early age I grew up with a natural affinity for animals and always love spending time with my own rescue dogs and cats.


I previously worked and continue to be involved with a donkey rescue charity. I also spent time as a volunteer assisting with dog training classes using positive reinforcement training and doing voluntary work here at Vets4Pets before joining the nursing team as a Veterinary Care Assistant.