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Vets4Pets Middlesbrough

Meet the Middlesbrough vet team

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Katherine, BVMS BSc MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon & Practice Owner

After studying zoology in Edinburgh, I went to Glasgow and qualified as a veterinary surgeon in 2004. After working in Ayrshire and Yorkshire, I later settled in the North East and have been here for ten years.

I am an active member of the Cleveland concert band and play the Clarinet. I enjoy keeping fit by training for triathlons. I have a busy home life looking after Betty the guinea pig, Super Jeff the rabbit, Jimmy ginger cat and Tia my beautiful elderly spaniel. I am currently working at a certificate in small animal surgery so my knowledge is expanded for the future.




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Kirsty

Practice Manager

I joined vets4pets in 2014 as practice manager after returning from working overseas. I have a cheeky black cat called Drex who is a rescue cat from Cats Protection, he keeps me on my toes as he likes to bring me lots of fury presents daily.

I really enjoy the diversity of my role as each day is different looking after the operational side to the business. My favourite part of working here is watching the amazing work the team does looking after your animals.




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Diana, MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

After qualifying in 2015 from the facility of veterinary medicine of Universidade lusofona de Humangdaded e Techologias, Lisbon Portugal.


I moved here with my partner Francisco to expand my skills in small animal practice. I have a keen interest in feline medicine and abdominal ultrasounds.

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Francisco, MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

After qualifying in 2016 from the Universidade Lusofona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Lisbon Portugal. Diana and I made the discussion to move to sunny England to work for Vets4Pets. I really love to play with my dogs, going to the cinema, visiting historical sites, museums and travelling plus spending time with family and friends. I have a keen interest in soft tissue and orthopaedic surgeries.

 

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Kelly

Head Nurse RVN Qualified Veterinary Nurse

I qualified from Myerscough College in 2005. I specialise in surgical and in turn have gained a BSAVA merit surgical Award. I am also a coach with an A1 assessor award.

I have a keen interest in surgical and behaviour and enjoy leading my team of nurses, who I have coached from the beginning of their career.I am really proud of what a strong team I have and work alongside here at Middlesbrough.




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Elena

RVN Qualified Veterinary Nurse

I qualified from Myerscough College in 2015, with a honours degree in Veterinary nursing.

I have a keen interest in rabbits and small fury’s and really enjoy hosting our puppy party class weekly here at the practice.

 



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Jade

RVN Qualified Veterinary Nurse

I started working here July 2014 as a student veterinary nurse, I studied at Myerscough College and have recently qualified in June 2017. The best bits of my job are seeing the puppies on a daily basis and looking after your pets post operation.

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Paula

RVN Qualified Veterinary Nurse

I started at the practice in 2010 as a receptionist, in view of qualifying as a veterinary nurse, I have since achieved this in 2017.


I have a keen interest in helping the vets with ultrasounds and animal nutrition. I really enjoy the social side of my job and getting to know our clients on a personal level in our consults.

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Jen

Animal Health Care Assistant

I have been here since the practice opened in 2009. I am the animal health care assistant and my main focus is weight management as I love to tackle pet obesity. I have two adorable dachshunds called Dougal and Dexter.

I really love meeting new people and working with such a great team, I also love helping out in surgery and making sure your pets are comfortable and settled after their operation.




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Ashleigh

Receptionist

I started working at Vets4pets October 2015, my main responsibility is social media and customer service. I really enjoy working at Vets4pets because I work with such a fabulous team, and get to be one of the first people to meet and greet your pet into our surgery.

When I’m not at work I enjoy walking my two cheeky Chihuahuas Teddy and Percy.

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Kirsty

Receptionist

I started working here January 2015, after returning from maternity leave I work two days a week looking after all your customer needs. I love seeing old and new patients as each pet has a different personality. At home I have a German Shepherd dog called Rosie.

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Claire

Receptionist

I started here in March 2016, I look after financials and insurance, I really like seeing all the variety of dogs that come into the practice, and love puppy cuddles. At home I have a dog called Harvey and a wonderful lizard called Eddie.

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Catherine

Receptionist

I joined the team in August 2016, my main responsibility are looking after the client recalls to give you a gentle nudge when your appointments are due.


I really enjoy meeting new people and their fur babies, I also love being part of a team that helps so many different animals. I have a cat called Ellie and two cute little Rats.