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Meet The Leeds Vet Team | Vets4Pets

Vets4Pets Leeds

Meet the Leeds vet team

John Davies Riand Vets4Pets Leeds Veterinary Surgeon JVP

John Davies Riand

Veterinary Surgeon & Practice partner

What is your favourite animal and why?
Definitely dogs. They provide friendly, funny, loyal and loving company. They keep you fit and healthy and provide endless entertainment.

What pets do you have and what are their names?
Mali my jack russell cross border collie and Hope our half arab half thoroughbred horse.

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

What is your favourite famous animal?
Clyde from "Every which way but loose"

What's the best aspect of working for Vets4Pets?
Fulfilling my vocation in my own self-designed, innovative, forward thinking and hi-tech practice, and working alongside some of the best professionals in the veterinary industry.


Leeds Hilary Davies-Riand

Hilary Davies Riand

Veterinary Surgeon and Practice Partner

What is your favourite animal and why?
That’s a tricky one! I love dogs for their loyalty and companionship, cats for their independent lifestyles and individual personalities and horses for the great partnership and bond you can share with them.

What pets do you have and what are their names?
We have a little rescue dog called Mali who loves playing football and a horse called Hope, a part bred Arab mare who is very loving and fun to ride.

Whats the best pet name that you’ve ever come across?
Starsky, my friends rabbit!

What is your favourite famous animal?
Lassie!

What’s the best aspect of working for Vets4Pets?
We have a small friendly practice which allows us to build great client and pet relationships and have continuity, yet we still have excellent state of the art facilities such as digital xray, scanners etc which allow us to do our job to the highest standards.


Leeds Lauren Maxfield

Lauren Maxfield

Veterinary Nurse

What is your favourite animal and why?
My favourite animal is a guinea pig. They are mostly happy animals, who like to be handled and are very noisy. They make me smile just by looking at them.

What pets do you have and what are their names?
I have a one-eyed tabby cat called Gracie and two guinea pigs called Brown Pig and Spiky Pig.

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

What is your favourite famous animal?
Roger Rabbit


Leeds Receptionist Lesa Jackson

Lesa Jackson

Receptionist

What is your favourite animal and why?
Cats- because they are very independent but at the same time loving.

What pets do you have and what are their names?
4 Goldfish called Bob, Rich, Bambi and Sped

What's the best pet name that you've ever come across?
Princess petit paloma

What is your favourite famous animal?
Hong Kong Phooey

What's the best aspect of working for Vets4Pets?
We have really good clients and patients and the staff are fun to work with. No two days are the same.


Louise Calvert Leeds RVN

Louise Calvert

Veterinary Nurse

What is your favourite animal and why?
Cats - amazing animals and they are such funny little characters! They are both affectionate and independent.

What pets do you have and what are their names?
I have a cat called "Spike" but over the last few years he has been better known as "Ninnie" and he had his tail amputated but he is none the wiser and still wags his stump!!

What's the best pet name that you've ever come across?
Prinz Aleksander Petrovsky Pushkin or Chico La Bumba

What is your favourite famous animal?
El Nombre (the masked Mexican Gerbil)

What's the best aspect of working for Vets4Pets?
Having such a rewarding job, working with a fabulous team and of course meeting all the owners and animals that come through our door!


Kat Cooper SVN Leeds

Kat Cooper

Qualified Veterinary Nurse

What is your favourite animal and why?
My favourite animals are chipmunks because they’re lively, energetic, perform amazing acrobatics and always look happy, especially with a mouth full of peanuts!

What pets do you have and what are their names?
I have a rescue cat called Sebastian, also lovingly known as fat head. I also have three chipmunks called Rudy, Romeo and Rascal.

What’s the best pet name you’ve ever come across?
Hello Kitty Glamourpuss.

What is your favourite famous animal?
The guinea pig from Eddie Murphy's Dr.Dolittle.

What’s the best aspect of working for Vets4Pets?
Knowing that everyday will be different and working with a lovely, friendly supportive team in a great learning and working environment. (Meeting all the puppies and kittens isn’t bad either!)


Alys Brownridge SVN Leeds

Alys Brownridge

Qualified Veterinary Nurse

What is your favourite animal and why?
Dogs - They're so loyal and intelligent, and are always happy to see you.

What pets do you have and what are their names?
I have a Golden Retriever called Shadow, he keeps me fit!

What's the best pet name that you've ever come across?
A pair of Italian Greyhounds called Freddie Mercury and Cheryl Cole.

What is your favourite famous animal?
Beethoven

What's the best aspect of working for Vets4Pets?
I love all the things I'm learning here, and meeting all the different animals and their owners. Everyday is different and interesting.


Laura Ellis Vets4Pets Leeds SVN

Laura Ellis

Student Veterinary Nurse

What is your favourite animal and why?
The fox, they're independent, intelligent and slightly misunderstood.

What pets do you have and what are their names?
I have a rabbit called Theodore who is very naughty

What's the best pet name you've come across?
My dad's dogs, one called Mack and the other called Donald

What is your favourite famous animal?
Kumal and Sangha from the film Two Brothers

What is the best aspect of working for Vets4Pets?
Everyday is different, the clients are lovely, the staff are friendly and very supportive towards my training and of course seeing all the animals!