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Vets4Pets Waterlooville

Meet the team

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Veterinary Surgeon and Joint Venture Partner

Andy is a local boy having grown up and still living in Denmead. 

He graduated from Glasgow in 2007 and has worked at practices locally ever since. He enjoys both medicine and surgery and loves to meet the furry members of your family! 

Outside of work he enjoys swimming, gym and spending time with his wife, little girl Jessica, and dog Bosun.

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Antony Bielovich BSc(Chem.Eng.), M.Ing., BVSc, MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon and Joint Venture Partner

Antony started work in Portsmouth in 1998 after graduating as a vet from Onderstepoort in South Africa. In 2001 he and Mackie started the partnership in the Portsmouth surgery which has grown to an association of practices in the Solent area (Portsmouth, Fareham Park Gate, Fareham Collingwood and Waterlooville surgeries). 

He has a special interest in exotic pets. He and his wife have a son and a border terrier.

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Mackie Hobson BSc(Agric.), BVSc, MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon and Joint Venture Partner

Mackie graduated in 1998 from Onderstepoort in South Africa before working as a vet in the peak district in Derbyshire. He joined Companion Care Vets in Portsmouth in 2001. Together with Antony, he is a partner in associated practices in the Solent area (the Portsmouth, Fareham Park Gate and Waterlooville surgeries). 

Mackie is married to Jess, also a vet, who worked in the Fareham Park Gate surgery for many years. They have two children, Zoe and Jake, two cats and a Labrador.

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Helen Turburville, BVSc, MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

Helen qualified as a veterinary surgeon in 2011 from Liverpool University. She spent her first year in mixed practice treating small animals, farm animals and horses.

Helen relocated from the Valleys to the local area to join the Waterlooville Vets4Pets team. She has a great persona when greeting pets and their owners and enjoys all aspects of medicine and surgery.

Helen owns a rescue dog Bella and a one eyed cat Gizmo. She has a son that also loves animals and has his own toy vet kit to treat 'Paw' his teddy dog!

In her spare time Helen enjoys horse riding, going on walks and going to Comic Cons with her family (her husband drags her to them of course!).

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Rae Trimmer, BVetMed, MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

Rae graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2003 and has worked locally ever since relocating to the South Coast after university.

She has a particular interest in medicine cases and looks forward to meeting you and your pets soon!

Rae has 3 young children, 2 dogs and 2 cats who all keep her very busy when she isn't at work!

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Holly Hay RVN

Head Veterinary Nurse

Holly joined the Waterlooville Vets4Pets team in November 2017.

She has been working in practice since leaving school and first qualified as an Animal Nursing Assistant in 2009, going on to qualify as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in September 2013. She decided to complete a certificate in Feline Nursing and finished this in September 2016.

Holly loves all aspects of nursing, however her main interests are within nurse consultations and inpatient care.

The majority of her spare time is spent with her husband Charlie enjoying various leisure activities, visiting family and friends and walking her two wonderful dogs, a Yorkshire terrier called Betty and a Patterdale cross called Sydney.

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Caroline Philp RVN

Veterinary Nurse

Caroline commenced her nursing career in August 1991 and qualified in 1994. She thoroughly enjoys all aspects of her nursing and has a keen interest in nurse clinics, anaesthesia and pet behaviour. 

At home, she has many animals including two beautiful golden retrievers Bear and Erin, a handsome cat Rico and Morris the tortoise. 

Caroline also has her own holistic therapy business which she thoroughly enjoys. 

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Emma Day

Veterinary Care Assistant

Emma joined Waterlooville Vets4Pets to expand her knowledge and experience in anaesthesia after previously working at the PDSA as a receptionist and Veterinary Care Assistant. 

She has a strong interest in the conservation of endangered species and has volunteered at a Born Free sanctuary in Malawi. 

At home Emma has an Irish Setter called Flash, a cat called Steeley and a rescue toy poodle called Reggie who suffers from Addison's disease. She also has a daughter called Ellie who is growing up to be as animal mad as her Mum!

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Kirsti Elmer

Reception Manager

Kirsti joined Companion Care Vets Portsmouth, our sister surgery, in 2013, and moved to Waterlooville when we opened in August 2016, as the Senior Receptionist. 

Kirsti has a lot of years of customer service experience and is constantly expanding her knowledge; currently Kirsti is completing an NVQ in Customer Service. 

When not studying, Kirsti spends her time with her two children, husband and a border collie, called Loki.... can you guess why he's called Loki!

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Jill Stone


Jill joined Waterlooville when we opened in August 2016, having worked as a clerical and admin assistant in the NHS, for 7 years. 

Jill looks forward to meeting all the new patients, particularly having cuddles with all the new puppies and kittens. 

At home Jill has lived with hamsters, bearded dragons, guinea pigs, rabbits, cats, a chameleon and a canary, oh and not fogetting her daughter, Hannah, a veterinary nurse. But we must add they didn't all live together at the same time!

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Cheryl Howard


Cheryl joined Waterlooville Vets4Pets on 7th August 2017.

She worked in schools for 10 years and fancied a change, and as the saying goes 'never work with children or animals', Cheryl decided to try both!

When she is not working Cheryl enjoys pilates and walking her dog Norman.