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Vets4Pets Cheadle

Meet the Cheadle Vet Team

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Abigail Semal BVSc MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

I graduated from Liverpool university in 1994, so have been a vet for 20 years now. My family have had a pet dog from before I was born and as a teenager I just decided being a vet was what I wanted to do. At university I decided I wanted a black Labrador and 4 years after leaving I finally got one, then I got another 6 years later. Immediately on leaving university I got 2 cats who lived an impressive 16 and 17&1/2 yrs, although unfortunately they are all now no longer with us. I have gained a lot of experience over the years and am dedicated to providing an excellent service to all my clients.

When not at work I enjoy meeting my friends for a nice meal out and walking my new dog, and of course relaxing! I also enjoy skiing and travelling to far flung places around the world, although it's been over a year since my last big trip now!


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Marina Nikos

Practice Manager

Marina joined the team in 2015 and has brought with her a wealth of management experience. She has been around animals all her life and has a particular passion for dogs and horses. Having owned 4 Doberman Pinschers over the years, Marina has now downsized to a Miniature Pinscher named Twiggy with whom she is clearly smitten! Marina has ridden horses since the age of six and now shares her love of horses with her daughter who has been bitten equally hard by the equine bug!

Marina is currently studying towards her SQP qualification which, when completed, will entitle her to prescribe and/or supply certain veterinary medicines under the Veterinary Medicines Regulations. Marina is also our lead in the area of bereavement support for our clients.

Outside of work Marina is a passionate Manchester United supporter with her diary having to be checked regularly when trying to book time with her so she can check the match fixtures! She is also a keen lover of music and regularly attends concerts.


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Charlotte Scott

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Charlotte qualified in June 2015 and joined our team in September 2017.

Charlotte is a “crazy cat lady” and loves anything feline related. She shares her home with her two cats Alfred and Clyde. She is currently studying towards an advanced certificate in feline behaviour and when complete will be offering cat behaviour consultations. Charlotte enjoys laboratory work which includes looking down the microscopes at creepy crawlies! She also has a keen interest in anaesthetics and very much enjoys the public facing role in consultations.

Charlotte begins clinical coaching this year and will be responsible for training our new student nurse.


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Amy Rowbotham

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Amy joined the team in February 2013 as a work experience student and qualified as a registered veterinary nurse in July 2017.

Amy has experience of working in an animal shelter, an exotic pet shop and a boarding cattery. During her time at college she also experienced livestock management. As a newly qualified nurse Amy is focusing on developing and refining her skills, howeve,r in the future she would like to specialise in surgical nursing. Amy has a particular passion for the care of cats and exotics.

Amy has had cats around her all her life. She and her partner have three boys; Luffy is the cuddly Daddy’s boy, Shanks is the independent, awkward middle child and Jareth is the little adventurer who loves nothing more than to be outside exploring.

In her free time Amy enjoys listening to music, singing, drawing and watching anime. She regularly attends concerts, comedy gigs and drag shows with her partner and family, and has recently started to learn Korean.


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Zoe Gregson

Receptionist

Zoe is our veteran employee having been with the business since it opened in December 2012. Zoe loves meeting our clients and their pets and has a remarkable talent for recalling names! She needs only to meet you once and she is able to recall all details! Zoe loves the challenges the job brings and the fact that no day is ever the same. Out of work she enjoys spending time with her family and her dog, Tyson.