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Meet the team
Originally from Bristol, Angela qualified with honours from the Royal Veterinary College in London in 2014. She initially joined the practice after graduation and has been with us ever since.
Angela is currently studying towards a further certificate qualification in internal medicine however she is also a keen soft tissue surgeon and is currently the clinical director of the practice. Angela also sits on the clinical advisory board for the whole of Vets4Pets.
Outside of work Angela is a keen vegetable gardener, is a bit a globe trotter but also loves spending time exploring Kent with her German Spitz Noah. She has also recently added a Sphynx cat called Bram to her family in Maidstone.
Allie graduated from Bristol University in 2016, she also hold a BSc in Comparative Pathology from the Royal Veterinary College and a Post Graduate Certificate in Advanced Clinical Practice from the University of Edinburgh. Allie completed an internship at a large referral hospital in Bristol after graduation and moved back to Kent after 5 years.
Allie has a young boxer called Rumour and a cat called Smash the Patriarchy. Allie joined the Vets4Pets team in 2021 and has mostly worked weekends.
Allie particularly loves ultrasonography and emergency medicine. Allie has previously volunteered for StreetVet UK and would love to do so again if a local chapter is set up.
When not at work Allie loves live music and comedy and would happily take recommendations for local live music events!
Shirley is the longest serving member of the practice. She has been with the practice since July 2006 when we had only been open 1 year, she has seen the practice grow from the beginning.
Shirley is our head nurse and is the main face of the nurse consults so is well known by the majority of our clients. She initially started in part time position in the client care team has progressed through trainee nurse and to Head nurse and completing all her qualifications with us. She is a registered RVN, has her qualification in level 3 management, she is also currently in the middle of a level 3 Human resources course. She loves learning and encourages all her team to partake in furthering their qualifications.
She has become our in practice French Bulldog lover and not many of our Frenchies escape without having a cuddle with her when they visit us. Shirley has 2 grown up children and 4 grandchildren to keep her busy outside work. Her main love is her 2 French bulldogs Henri and Mabelle (her partner comes 3rd in the ranking). She enjoys nothing more than time at home, a well-deserved glass of alcohol and snuggles with her babies.
Sophie qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2019 and joined the Maidstone vets4pets team in march 2020. She has an interest in small mammals and has a crazy guinea pig called Chicken Nugget and a hamster named Phil. She recently rescued a cat who is a little special as he has wonky eyes!
Hi I am Anita, one of the Registered Veterinary Nurses here at Maidstone Vets4Pets, you may remember me form my first time here when I had 2 Rottweiler's. After 12 years I left the practice, but could not stay away for long and am now back.
When I am not at work you will usually find me outside with my fur babies. Peaches my Cat and Vixen my dog were both Vets4Pets strays that were handed in when were only only weeks old. I also have my Hooved friends Daisy & Mojo.
Megan started at Vets4pets Maidstone in March 2020. Ever since she started working with her Granddad on a farm when she was a little girl she always wanted to be a Veterinary Nurse and is very much looking forward to qualifying in 2022.
Megan has a retired greyhound called Vince who keeps her on her toes. In her spare time she enjoys walking with Vince and her partner in the Kent countryside and exploring new places.
I have been working here at Vets4Pets Maidstone since November 2021. I have been in the Veterinary profession since 2019.
In my spare time I enjoy showing cattle and sheep at agricultural shows and spending time with my working cocker spaniel Herbie.
Marie has been working at the practice since 2017. Marie loves every single animal that walks through the door. She enjoys everything about her job but the absolute favourite part of her job is making sure all your fur babies get all the kisses and cuddles while they’re in our care.
Marie has a beautiful fur family of her own. 2 dogs called Charlie, Doris and 3 cats called Daisy, Joey and Elvy. Marie adopted Elvy from the practice after he was brought into us as a stray, he only has three legs but is currently living his best life. She also a mother and is so very proud of her daughter and all her accomplishments.
Her favourite things to do when she is not working is spending quality time with her daughter and walking her dogs.
Marie passed her NVQ in Animal Care and will hopefully go on to study to be a vet nurse.
P.S. To all Dacshund owners beware Marie never wants to give them back as she loves them so much.
Rio has been working at the practice since 2018, prior to this Rio worked with various species of animals ranging from birds of prey & exotics to farm animals and horses.
Rio has an NVQ level 2 in Equine Care and is currently partaking in her level 2 NVQ in Animal Care.
Rio is also looking to undertake a qualification in the Raptor awards in 2020.
Rio enjoys assisting in surgical procedures and likes to focus on patient recovery after their surgeries.
In her own time she enjoys show jumping competitions and competes with her own horse Remo. She loves to also explore the countryside with her dogs and fun days out with her partner, friends and family.
Rio’s own fur family consist of her baby boy Douan, an English Bull Terrier cross, her little rescue Milo (AKA Fluff), a Bichon Frisse cross and Remo her horse, a KWPN. Her adopted fur children include 3 beautiful little Chihuahua’s Bella, Peggy and Ronnie who all enjoy a massive group walk at the weekends.
Laura started at Vets4Pets Maidstone in February 2019 but had been working in the Vet Group since 2017. She started in the Veterinary industry in 2007 as a Part time Receptionist and has worked her way into a Management role. Laura is super organised and admin is her strength.
Laura has 2 French Bulldogs called Frank & Florence, a cat called Fanny, Ralphy the elderly bunny.
In her spare time she enjoys walks with Frank & Florence, has a passion for alpacas and goats, she loves a cheeky glass or two of Prosecco and follows Tottenham Hotspur football club. She loves the New forest and travelling to new places.
Hi ya I am Grace I have been working here at Vets4Pets Maidstone since August 2021 and this is my boy Minstrel.
My favourite thing to do would be seeing him at the stables each day, especially on sunny days, where we enjoy riding in the sun, and if I am not there, you will find me spending time with the girls making memories.
My favourite part of working at Vets4Pets would be making connections and spending time with the owners and their beautiful pets.
I have recently joined the Vets4Pets team in December 2021,as a Veterinary Care Assistant. Before this I worked with reptiles, birds and small mammals in retail just after leaving college completing my level 3 Animal Care course.
I have always had a passion for animals, I have done many hours of work experience and volunteering in the RSPCA. In my spare time you will find me outside in the fresh air or playing with my own pets.
Jason is a member of our client care team. He has worked in veterinary practice for 10 years although he started here at Vets4Pets in May 2019.
Jason’s life has always evolved around animals and he used to successfully breed and show winning Angora, Lion head and Miniature Lop Rabbits, he even qualified as a Judge in 2018. He now breeds and shows Pedigree Self and English Crested Guinea Pigs.
Jason has two big fur babies of his own; Ted and Storm his young Chow Chows.
Jason loves nothing more than helping clients and their sick or injured pets make a full recovery back to being fighting fit again.
Stephanie is a member of our Client Care team and has been a valued addition to the team since joining us in Spring 2019. She had previously been working with small pets, exotics and aquatics in retail for 7 years, her passion being everything animals.
Within the practice she enjoys interacting with all of the clients fur babies and offering a helping hand wherever she can.
In her spare time Steph adores baking cakes and other glorious goodies and then enjoys working all those naughty calories off with long woodland dog walks with her fur baby Dodger, the blue Staffordshire Bull Terrier. Stephanie also has 2 Lop Eared rabbits called Bowie and Queenie and a Royal Python called Vinnie, snakes are her absolute favourite animal.
Sarah is the longest serving member of our client care team, people call her Dunky. She is a client care receptionist and has been with Vets4Pets Maidstone for over six years.
Dunky has a chocolate Labrador called Coco and a long haired German Sheppard called Liberty. She also has 8 cats, so she is definitely the resident crazy cat lady. Her cats are called Nevada, Dakota, Texas George, Florida, Oregon, Kentucky and Salem (can you see the theme?).
Dunky loves to travel to exotic places. She lives her life to the full and strongly believes in spending your money on what you love to do, after all you can’t take it with you.
She wishes she could win big on the lottery as it would be her dream to take in all the stray cats and dogs and look after them for ever.
Lisa is receptionist within our Client Care team and has been with Vets4Pets for around 3 years.
Lisa has 3 cats called Freddie Bear, Honey Bun (who are both adorable) and Socksey Locksy (who is a bit of a beastie). She has a 3 legged tortoise called Jake who is well over 50 now (just like Lisa). She also has 2 grand-cats Thomas and Percy. Recently she has had a new addition with a furless granddaughter called Charlotte who is now 4 months old.
These take up lots of Lisa’s time but when she gets a chance she can be found out and about with Dunky on one of their many jolly old girl outings.
Nathan Joined the team in October 2020, although he had already spent the best part of 10 years in the Veterinary industry, 6 of which were spent in a Vet Practice as a Receptionist.
Nathan completed his bachelors degree in Bioscience in 2012 and is currently working towards becoming a fully qualified counsellor.
Within the practice, Nathan is focusing on delivering excellent customer care to our clients and their pets.
During his downtime, Nathan is a keen climber and traveller, although he can also be found trying out and learning new things just about anywhere!
Whilst he kept a menagerie of small furries during his formative years, Summer the cat kindly allows him to live with her in her home, so long as the belly rubs and chin scratches keep coming.
My Name is Jane,
I joined the practice in December 2021. Prior to this I worked in retail for 15 years. I wanted to try something new, actually my dream job as a child was to work in a Vets. I love helping people an enjoy the rewards of making people smile.
In my spare time I love nothing more than spending time with my grandchildren and my 2 dogs who I adore.
Vets4Pets Maidstone is committed to bringing you affordable, high quality care via a modern, well equipped practice, including a lab, pharmacy, digital x-ray and ultrasound. Plus, on site car parking too!
The friendly team can't wait to meet all of their new clients!
*As of October 2020 we now charge a £20 surcharge for appointments on Sundays and Bank Holidays inclusive for all clients including those on a Care Plan.
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BiochemistryAllows an assessment of the functionality of a patients organs.
Blood Pressure MonitorUsed to measure the range of blood pressure as a preventative treatment to identify early signs of systemic hypertension.
DentistryThe treatment and prevention of dental disease
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Haematology – Blood testingAllows the assessment of a patient's blood and blood cells.
Hospital WardSuite of custom-built kennels for the housing and monitoring of in-patients.
In-house LaboratoryA range of analytical tests and equipment to assist in the rapid diagnosis of illness.
Isolation UnitA special ward to care for animals with contagious diseases.
Operating TheatreAn operating theatre with gaseous anaesthetic facility for surgical procedures.
X-RayGenerates digital 2D images of bones and internal organs.
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