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Meet the Waterlooville Vets Team
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Vets4Pets Vets in Waterlooville

Meet the team

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Andy West BVMS MRCVS

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 graduated in 1998 from Onderstepoort, South Africa after studying and working as a Chemical and Industrial Engineer. 

In 2001 he and Mackie started the partnership in the Portsmouth surgery. He is now also a partner in the Fareham Park Gate, Fareham Collingwood and Waterlooville surgeries. He has a special interest in exotic pets. 

At home he has a border terrier.





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Mackie Hobson BSc(Agric.), BVSc, MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon and Joint Venture Partner

 

Mackie studied agriculture after leaving school, and was a sheep farmer before returning to university to study veterinary science. He trained at Onderstepoort, South Africa and qualified in 1998. 

Together with Antony, he is a partner in the Portsmouth, Fareham Park Gate and Waterlooville surgeries.  

Mackie has two cats and enjoys the outdoors.






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Libby Shires RVN

Head Nurse

I qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2013, after working in practice since leaving school in 2008. 

Before starting at Waterlooville Vets4Pets, I was lucky enough to work at Fitzpatrick Referrals. I enjoy anaesthesia and surgery based tasks. 

I also enjoy going to the gym and on dog walks with my Pug X Jack Russell Terrrier, Tula.






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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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Melanie Graham RVN

Reception Manager

You might find Mel a familiar face, as she is also the Reception Manager at Companion Care Vets Portsmouth, one of our sister surgeries. Mel started there in 2007 as a weekend receptionist, moved onto the nursing team after a couple of years, and qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 2013. 

Shortly after qualifying, Mel became the Reception Manager and has enjoyed every minute of it all. 

When Mel isn't working, she enjoys spending time with her twin daughters, pottering around in the garden and looking after her (currently) three cats.






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Kirsti Elmer

Senior Receptionist

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

Receptionist

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!