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Meet the Colne Vet Team

Colne Vets4Pets Helen Pratt

Helen Pratt BVSc, MRCVS, GP Cert SAM

Owner & Veterinary Surgeon

Qualifying in 1997 from Liverpool University, I spent my first years in mixed practice in Cumbria and Derbyshire, before concentrating solely on small animal work, and have been practising in the Colne area since 2008.

I have a great interest in internal medicine, and extended my knowledge in the completion of a General Practitioners Certificate in Small Animal Medicine in 2009. I have a particular interest in diagnostic imaging and dermatology.

When not at work, I enjoy spending time with the hubbie and 2 daughters on the sheep farm with our 5 Border Collies, and intermittently annoying them all by playing the ukulele.


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Nicola Burnside BVetMed MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

After graduating from The Royal Veterinary College in 2000, I have spent the last 15 years in small animal practice. I have a particular interest in cardiology and am currently studying towards the RCVS certificate in advanced veterinary practice in this subject.

I have many pets some of which are rescue animals (a dog, two cats, two horses and five fish). Although my pets and youngest daughter take up a lot of my free time and energy, I also enjoy cycling, swimming and running. I will be attempting to complete an ironman triathlon later this year and hoping to raise lots of sponsorship money for the charity SCOPE.


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Helen Holdsworth

Head Veterinary Nurse

I graduated from Aberystwyth University in 2008 with a BSc (Hons) in Animal Science. I then qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in 2012 after studying at Myerscough College. My main areas of interest are weight clinics, parasitology and laboratory work. I have 2 rescue cats, 2 dogs and hope to have many more furry friends in the future.


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Vicky Morley RVN, C-SQP

Registered Veterinary Nurse

I have over 10 years of veterinary nurse experience, qualifying from Myerscough College in 2004. I am most enthusiastic about the surgical side of nursing but also enjoy giving excellent nursing care if patients have to stay with us for a short while. I also have a very keen interest in behavior and I love running puppy parties.

I live with my fiance and when not at work, I look after our young daughter and am currently renovating our house. I have a rescue cat called Matilda, which I hand-reared from a few weeks old, two Dutch rabbits called Mario and Pip, a tropical fish tank and an aviary with cockatiels and quail. I currently don't have a dog but am looking for a rescue one to fill the gap...


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Dani McCormack

Student Veterinary Nurse

I have worked as a veterinary receptionist for the last five years, a job which I enjoyed very much.

I have a house full of animals including three cats and two dogs, the list only stops there due to a sensible husband.

I am extremely excited about joining the Vets4Pets team and I am looking forward to developing further in the team, studying through Myerscough College as a veterinary nurse.


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Maxine Roberts

Reception Manager

My name is Maxine Roberts and I am the Reception Manager. 

The job is busy, rewarding and the team I work with are great!!

My husband and I have two girls. We have two Guinea Pigs who are very much part of the family. 

We all as a family, Fell Run and take part in British Fell Running Association. I love to go out on my bike. 

Call in to see us at Colne, we are a fun and friendly team.


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Claire Sutcliffe

Receptionist

Hi my name is Claire and I'm a Receptionist. 

I've never worked at a Vets before but am loving my new role. 

I have a young family that my husband and I have the pleasure of bringing up. We also have a Pug called Beau who seems to think she's the boss of the house!

I enjoy going for walks and meals out with family and friends.

Why not pop in and say hi...hope to see you all soon! 


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Laura O'Callaghan

Receptionist

Hi I'm Laura, I use to be a client at the Colne Vets4Pets but seeing how fab everyone is made me really want to be part of the team! So here I am as a Receptionist! 

I absolutely adore puppies and have fostered many dogs over the years. One of my own dogs, Eddie, has qualified this year for Crufts 2017...i'm one very proud mum! 

I'm a typical Lancashire lass, enjoy a pint and a pie and always up for a laugh...(and never stop talking) 

I'm looking forward to my future here at Vets4Pets and can't wait to meet you all!