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Kevin Walton JVP Durham

Kevin Walton

Veterinary Surgeon (JVP)

What is your favourite animal and why? 

Racehorses because they are elegant and powerful

What pets do you have and what are their names?
Retired greyhound called Ranger

What's the best pet name that you've ever come across?
Ollie Purrs

What is your favourite famous animal?
Lassie


Mindaugus Sileris Vet Durham

Mindaugus Sileris

Veterinary Surgeon

What is your favourite animal and why?
Monkeys because they are funny 

What pets do you have and what are their names?
Cat- Vilnius 

What's the best pet name that you've ever come across?
Muppet 

What is your favourite famous animal?
Bambie


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Claire McNeil

Veterinary Surgeon

What is your favourite animal? 
Elephant - because they are massive but so graceful

What pets do you have and what are their names? 
Black Labrador called Spencer

What's the best pet name that you've ever come across? 
A cat called Plan B (the owner had wanted a dog but her husband wouldn’t let her!)

What is your favourite famous animal? 
Balloo from the Jungle Book


Jane Weeks Veterinary Surgeon Vets4Pets Durham

Jane Weeks

Veterinary Surgeon

What is your favourite animal? 
Jack Russell Terriers – they are naughty but nice!

What pets do you have and what are their names? 
2 Jack Russells – Pom and Freckle

What's the best pet name that you've ever come across? 
Atom

What is your favourite famous animal? 
Red Rum

Helen Ray Vet Durham

Helen Ray

Veterinary Surgeon

What is your favourite animal?
Greyhound 

What pets do you have and what are their names?
70 greyhounds, 2 horses, 10 ducks, 8 geese, 2 ferrets, 12 chickens & 2 rabbits. 

What's the best pet name that you've ever come across?
Fluffster 

What is your favourite famous animal?
Mick the Miller - Greyhound


Lisa Shaw RVN Durham

Lisa Shaw

Registered Veterinary Nurse

What is your favourite animal and why?
Dogs because they are intelligent, loving and loyal

What pets do you have and what are their names?
12 guinea pigs, 6 rabbits, 1 hamster, 2 tortoises, 3 cockatiels, 2 budgies, 2 dogs – Bailey and Lemmy (Labrador and pug) 

What's the best pet name that you've ever come across? 
Gary the French Bulldog

What is your favourite famous animal? 
Lassie

   

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Amber Creasy

Registered Veterinary Nurse

What is your favourite animal and why?
All but not spiders!

What pets do you have and what are their names?
Bailey – cocker spaniel, Jaffa – cat

What's the best pet name that you've ever come across?
Human names e.g. Dave for a cat

What is your favourite famous animal?
Pigcat from Disney's Home


Leigh Ashman RVN Durham

Leigh Ashman

Registered Veterinary Nurse

What is your favourite animal and why? 
Dog because they are always pleased to see you. 

What pets do you have and what are their names? 
14 Huskys! Fox, Henna, Little one, Pheobe, Rogue, Ruby, Rupert, Sheba, Sully, China, Cassie & Arwen 

What's the best pet name that you've ever come across? 
George 

What is your favourite famous animal? 
Raa Raa


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Abbey Hall

Registered Veterinary Nurse

What is your favourite animal and why?
Dogs – I think they have such a happy, carefree, laid back attitude to life

What pets do you have and what are their names?
Cruz – Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Travis – SBT x, Oliver – lurcher, Grace – golden retriever, Leonardo – DSH, Milo – DSH, Angus – DLH

What's the best pet name that you've ever come across?
Three guinea pigs called Scaramouche, Galileo and Figaro

What is your favourite famous animal? 
Hooch from Turner and Hooch

Natalie Usher VN Assistant Durham

Natalie Usher

Student Veterinary Nurse

What is your favourite animal and why?
Dogs because they are loving and loyal

What pets do you have and what are their names? 
Flash - dog, Agnes, Margo, Melody, Lil, Phil, Rosie, Pascal – guinea pigs

What's the best pet name that you've ever come across? 
Gizmo

What is your favourite famous animal? 
Marley

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Maria Craddock

Veterinary Nurse Assistant

What is your favourite animal and why? 
Dogs - they want to please you and are happy to see you

What pets do you have and what are their names? 
Jack Russell - Lilly, Black Labrador - Flash

What's the best pet name that you've ever come across? 
Albert the Guinea Pig

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

Gill Blenkiron Receptionst Durham

Gill Blenkiron

Practice Manager

What is your favourite animal and why? 
Dogs as they are the best friend you can have.

What pets do you have and what are their names? 
Ebby the Greyhound. 

What's the best pet name that you've ever come across? 
Marple - Cat  

What is your favourite famous animal? 
Piglet from Winnie The Pooh

Gemma Simpson Receptionist Vets4Pets Durham

Gemma Simpson

Receptionist

What is your favourite animal and why? 
Dogs, they just give so much love how can you not like dogs 

What pets do you have and what are their names? 
Dogs and cats, too many to name 

What's the best pet name that you've ever come across?
Mr Cookie Sniffer 

What is your favourite famous animal? 
Pinky And The Brain


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Gail Walton

Receptionist

What is your favourite animal and why?
Dogs because they are loyal

What pets do you have and what are their names?
A collie called Sam 

What is your favourite famous animal?
Black Beauty


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Lynn Lee

Receptionist

What is your favourite animal and why?
Dogs - they are friend, companion and fun

What pets do you have and what are their names? 
4 dogs – Elsa, Pip, Tilly and Elly. 2 horses – Sparky and Alfie. 3 cats – Crusher, Miss Daisy and Pusscat. 3 rabbits – Panda, Nevil and Dora. 1 sheep – Daisy and 10 pygmy goats plus chickens.

What's the best pet name that you've ever come across? 
Noodles

What is your favourite famous animal?
Champion the Wonder Horse

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Melissa Klymko

Receptionist

What is your favourite animal and why?
Spaniels because they are funny, yet distinguished and goofy

What pets do you have and what are their names?
Chocolate Labrador called Watson and a springer spaniel called Tess

What's the best pet name that you've ever come across? 
Rommel and Bismark for a pair of Daschunds and Captain Pants for a cat.

What is your favourite famous animal?
The famous five’s Timmy ( the dog ) – fictional,  and Treo who was awarded the Dickon Medal – real

    

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Debbie Thomas

Receptionist

What is your favourite animal and why?
I love all animals – they all have something different to offer

What pets do you have and what are their names?
Horse – Indiana and a tortoise – Turbo

What's the best pet name that you've ever come across?
Megatron for a tortoise

What is your favourite famous animal? 
Eeyore