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Vets4Pets Weymouth

Meet the Weymouth Vet team

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Aimee Elsden

Aimee Elsden BVetMed CertAVP (SAM) MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon & Partner

Aimee graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2008. 

She enjoys investigating medical cases and has completed the RCVS Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice (Small Animal Medicine). 

In her spare time she enjoys running, riding her horse Dave and sailing.

Anna Warren

Anna Warren BVetMed (Hons) MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon & Partner

Anna graduated with Honours from the Royal Veterinary College in 2005 and has a particular interest in diagnostic imaging (ultrasound and radiography) and surgery. 

Outside of work she enjoys golf, cycling and exploring the local countryside. She loves pugs!

Stella Buettner MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

Stella graduated in 1996 in Berlin and came over to England in 1998.  Since then, Stella has worked in several practices throughout the country and has now settled in Weymouth.  Her specialist interest is ophthalmology.  

In her spare time she likes to go bird watching, walking and enjoys cooking and learning about history.

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Karin Kristensen RVN

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Karin is originally from Denmark. She’s always wanted to work with animals, so studied animal management at Kingston Maurward College, after which she qualified as a veterinary nurse. Karin joined Vets4Pets in June 2016. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her partner and cat Pip.

Lisa Hutchings

Student Veterinary Nurse

Lisa has worked in various customer service roles including nine years pet retail experience with Pets At Home, gaining knowledge of small animals, aquatics and reptiles. 

Lisa has two national diplomas in Animal Management from Kingston Maurward College plus a foundation degree in responsible pet ownership. 

In her spare time Lisa enjoys walking, visiting theme parks and attending Zumba classes.

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Jade Hider

Student Veterinary Nurse

Jade started working for Vets4Pets, as a Student Veterinary Nurse, in January 2017. Jade is currently studying at Lynwood School of Veterinary Nursing. 

Jade has always been really interested in Biology and loves being around animals, which has led to her role at Vets4Pets. 

She is the owner of very large puppy dog, called Bruce!

Zoe Swan

Veterinary Care Assistant

Zoe joined us at the beginning of October 17.  Her love for animals has encouraged her to want to be a VCA, and in the future possibly train to become a nurse as she has always enjoyed working  with animals.  

In her spare time she loves to go on walks with her border collie, Patch!

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Paige Blackmore

Student Veterinary Care Assistant

Paige started working within a veterinary surgery in 2012. Her love for animals has encouraged her to train as a veterinary nurse. 

In her spare time she likes spending time with her family and friends. Paige has no animals of her own… YET!!! But dreams of owning a French bulldog.

Cristie Watson

Practice Manager

Cristie moved to the UK from South Africa, in 2008. 

She has worked in customer service and administration roles for the past 15 years. Her strong love for animals drove her to pursue a career with Vets4Pets. 

Cristie started as a receptionist when the practice first opened and now has moved up in her role - to Practice Manager. 

She has a cat called Walter, who definitely rules the roost!

Lisa Rushby


Lisa has worked for Vets4Pets since Jan 2016 and transferred to Weymouth from Nottingham and has 25+ years in customer service.  

Originally from Weymouth, she has finally managed to come home after 24 years away!  She loves WWII military history and has two insane cats; Smashupface who is 17 and Tommy Wigglesworth who is 1, who she is convinced are plotting to take over the world.