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Meet the team
Hello! I am Margherita and I‘ve permanently joined Corstorphine’s team since September 2017. I had been here few months before as a locum vet, when I had just moved from Italy, but all the people have been so welcoming and supportive to me that I felt I was in the right place at the right moment. Due to that, I decided to start a new chapter of career and life here in Edinburgh. I graduated in 2015 and since then I have practiced with small animals, who I really love.
My major interests are internal medicine, anesthesia and analgesia, but I like being a GP as well. The thing I prefer the most about my job is being part of pets’ life and be there when they really need. I always try to help them and owners as best as I can and I feel that my role can have a very important impact on their quality of life, that’s why I think it’s “special”.
When I have some free time I like spending it with friends and family, I do enjoy travelling and spend time in nature and expressing my creativity with DIY projects. I like baking and cooking, but most of all I love my pets (you can see the last member of the crew in the picture).
Hi all, I am the newest addition to Vets4pets Corstorphine. I am originally from Canada but have lived in the UK for some time. In the past I have worked as a VCA, vet nurse, and believe it or not, I also have a degree in costume design. I decided to leave the entertainment industry to pursue my dream of becoming a veterinarian, receiving my BSc with a specialist in health and disease from the University of Toronto and graduating with a BVM&S from R(D)SVS in 2020.
I have a keen interest in further developing my knowledge and skillset especially in the areas of soft tissue surgery, diagnostic imaging, nutrition and exotics. When I'm not at work you can find me cooking, painting, sewing or hiking in the Pentlands with my husband and husky Charley or of course at home cuddling my silly Tuxedo cat McTaggart.
I am beyond excited to be a part of such a driven and wonderfully supportive team and cannot wait to meet your little ones!
Hello, I’m Rory. I first came to Corstorphine in 2019 as a vet student. Everyone was so lovely and supportive that I decided to do the majority of my University placements here, before joining the team as a fully qualified vet in July 2021!
Growing up in Edinburgh, I didn’t have any pets of my own and didn’t get to spend much time with animals. Due to this, I started volunteering at the city farm and local animal sanctuaries from a young age. This peaked my interest in caring for animals and more specifically for veterinary medicine. Since then I have found my main interests lie in small animal practice. I’m interested in all aspects of GP vet life and very much enjoy meeting all our feline, canine and other small furry patients!
Last year I finally brought home my very own pet, my lovely British Shorthair cat, Angus. Outside of work I enjoy running, cooking and making the most of everything Edinburgh has to offer.
I’m so proud to work for the Corstorphine team and to keep up the excellent standard of care we have, for all our lovely patients.
I joined the team at Vets4Pets Corstorphine in March 2022 and have been enjoying the lovely team and high standard medical care I found here ever since.
I graduated from the University of Barcelona in 2011 and moved to the UK shortly after. I spent a few years up and down the country working in small animal practice and developing my skills until I finally settled in lovely Scotland about 8 years ago. I have since married and started my own family, now completed with Django the cat and my young son and I feel like I can call Edinburgh my home.
I love all aspects of first opinion veterinary medicine and particularly enjoy internal medicine.
I am looking forward to meeting you and your pets.
Hi, I’m Charley and I have just hit my 5 year anniversary at Vets4Pets Corstorphine!
In this time you may have seen me as receptionist, VCA, Practice Manager and now back to VCA. Hopefully heading to Veterinary Student Nurse this September!
I previously worked for the SSPCA as an Animal Care Assistant and I spent 4 years working with Horses before that.
The care of animals is definitely my passion in life and I am so happy to continue it here with the best team ever.
In my spare time I love going on walks, painting and spending time with the lovely people in my life.
I’m the Head Nurse here at Corstorphine Vets4Pets. I am originally from Sunny Blackpool and qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in January 2017. Shortly after qualifying I headed “Down Under” and worked as a veterinary Nurse in Australia where I came across a variety of interesting cases and patients (including a koala and kangaroo). Upon my return to the UK, I volunteered in South East Asia and then started to work in different clinics across the UK, in order to gain different experiences. I then made my way to Scotland and have decided to settle in Edinburgh.
I have had several different careers but feel I have finally found my vocation in life. I love that every day as a vet nurse is different and that I get to help all our lovely patients. You may hear me singing to our patients from time to time as I feel this helps to calm them down although the rest of the team are not quite as appreciative.
I have my own anxious but awesome rescue dog named Bandit, who I couldn’t imagine life without. He can be a very vocal guy and doesn’t like being approached or touched by strangers. I do feel having my own nervous dog has helped me have a greater understanding about behaviour and anxiety in our patients. In my spare time I enjoy going for hikes in the Pentlands with Bandit and then coming home to snuggle on the sofa with him.
Hi I’m Susanne. I have been with Vet4Pets on and off for three years now during my veterinary nurse training, but as of December I have been employed as a Veterinary nurse with the amazing team at Corstorphine.
Growing up I always knew I wanted to help people and animals, and studied for my degree in human nursing where I worked for 20 plus years. I eventually realised my real calling, was helping animals, and decided to retrain as an animal nurse!
I have two adorable rescue dogs Charlie and Daisy and I also foster animals that need a bit more help. In my spare time I love to spend time with my family, baking, cooking and walking the dogs.
I am known as the “work mum” and I keep all these young ones in place.
Hi, I’m Danielle! I joined the Corstorphine team in 2017 as a Veterinary Care Assistant and have since completed my training and qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in 2021.
This is my dream job and having always had a love for animals I knew that I wanted to work with them from a very young ago. During my training I have developed a passion for exotics nursing of small mammals and anaesthesia.
In my spare time I can be found snuggling on the couch with my Labrador Retriever Raven. I also have 2 rabbits Frankie and Pumpkin, it is in adopting them I found my love for exotic nursing and care. I also enjoy reading books and playing video games on my days off.
Hi, I’m Nina. I joined the Corstorphine team in January 2021 as a student veterinary nurse – and am very excited to be training on the job and working towards becoming a registered veterinary nurse! I have three pet rats (who are very food orientated and love to climb and explore). I also consider my parent’s dog Milo as one of my pets despite having moved away from home.
In my spare time I like to read, my rats are named after some of my favourite authors: Orwell, Austen, and Salinger. I’m a movie fanatic who enjoys a good superhero film, and when I’m not reading or watching films, you might find me going for long walks in and around Edinburgh.
Hi! my name is Afton and I joined the Corstorphine team in December 2018 as Client Care Advisor but have recently moved to the clinical team as a Veterinary Care Assistant and have loved every minute since.
I have always been an avid animal lover from a very young and grew up with both dogs and hamsters as well as the more unusual hawks, bearded dragons and piranha!! However when I turned 18 I bought my very first pet in my name, my little bunny Fiver from Corstorphine, where I had his health check and vaccs. Little did I know I would be working for this dedicated team 2 years later!!
In my spare time I am an avid bookworm, but I mostly spend my spare time hanging out with my cats Toothless and Newt and my snake Morpheus.
Hello, I’m Alice. I’m a registered veterinary nurse with the Corstorphine team.
I have always had a love for all animals, and it has been extremely rewarding working in the veterinary field.
I am a huge cat lover and have grown up with cats in my family my entire life. I have a beautiful three-legged tabby cat called Ray. He is always up to something!
I love looking after our amazing patients and meeting their owners.
I’ve always had a love for animals which started with a fascination for catching ladybugs in my garden and then accidentally letting them loose in the house.
I went on to get my BSc in Animal Biology and always wanted to find a job where I could help in some way with animals and I love being able to do so at the vets! Meeting everyone’s beloved pets is the highlight of my day.
The only pet I have space for in my tiny home right now is my corn snake but have plans to expand the family with a furry creature ASAP.
Before working at Vets4Pets I have previously worked in retail and security at events, and have a degree in Events Management. I also volunteer with an animal welfare charity when I have time.
Working front of house at Vets4Pets is great as I get to meet clients with their adorable pets and hear all of their stories.
Outside of work, I am either at a gig or spending time with my cats, Alfie & Salem.
Hi, I’m Holly! I’m quite new to the team here at Corstorphine as I was previously an Early Years Practitioner at a busy Nursery in Edinburgh. However, I’ve decided to follow my dream of working with animals, hopefully progressing to veterinary nursing in the future! I have a passion for learning, going to college to study professional cookery, counselling, criminology, sociology and my HNC in childhood practice. Recently I had the amazing opportunity to stay on a farm and help deliver the lambs which has driven me more to learn about the animal world! In my spare time you’ll find me cooking, horse riding or spending time with my Corgi, Yuri and my two bunnies Daisy and Peach.
At Vets for Pets Corstorphine we are committed to giving your pets the very best care. From the gentle touch of our expert vets and nurses, through to the supporting role of our non-clinical team, we are all passionate about pet welfare, devoted to our work, and strive continually to make your time with us as positive and stress-free as possible. We are lucky in the veterinary community to have 30 minute consults as standard for all appointments so we will have ample time to address any of your concerns.
We are accredited by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, so you can be confident that our practice consistently works to the highest of standards. The practice is fully equipped with 3 consultation rooms, an operating theatre, separate cat, dog and isolation wards, a laboratory, pharmacy, digital x-ray, ultrasound, dental radiography and dental machine. For convenience our practice also has on-site parking. We are proud to have a large, experienced team that includes six vets, seven veterinary nurses and four additional support staff.
We are proud to have served Corstorphine and the surrounding areas since 2013 (though many drive quite a bit farther than this!). We are continually touched by the kindness of our clients and are grateful to be a part of this community.
We are currently accepting new patients and look forward to meeting you and your pets!
Emergency coverEven if we are closed, we have your pet covered.
Open 7 Days a WeekWe are open 7 days a week.
AcupunctureAcupuncture has evolved from the ancient art of placing needles into particular locations on the body in order to alleviate pain, improve recovery rates and increase resistance to disease. It has been practised by the Chinese and other Eastern cultures for thousands of years and may be used to treat a wide variety of illnesses in people and animals.
AnaesthesiaGeneral anaesthetic enables us to perform many procedures kindly and safely for your pet.
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Bereavement SupportMaking the decision to say goodbye to your pet is one of the toughest you’ll ever make. Pets provide us with unconditional love, friendship and comfort, so it is normal to have intense or conflicting emotions when it comes to euthanasia. At Vets4Pets we’re here for you and your pet for every step of your journey together.
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.
Cruciate SurgerySurgery to repair damaged stifle ligaments.
Dental X-RayUnlike humans, dogs need to be under general anesthesia for dental X-rays. Anesthesia is considered to be a safe procedure and will be performed after a general examination. It is tailored to the individual and your dog is continuously monitored during the dental exam.
DentistryThe treatment and prevention of dental disease
Digital X-RayDigital X ray equipment is available.
Fracture RepairOrthopaedic surgery to correct broken bones.
Haematology – Blood testingAllows the assessment of a patient's blood and blood cells.
Health PlansDesigned to cover all the regular pet care essentials such as vaccinations and flea and worm prevention, whilst saving you money.
Home VisitsIf you can’t make it us, we will come to you. We offer routine home visit for pets who don’t like to leave the house or clients who are unable to visit us. (Additional costs may occur)
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.
Locally OwnedThis practice is locally owned.
MicrochippingA microchip can help retrieve lost pets
Nurse ClinicAppointments with a highly qualified nurse which can cover anything from nutrition and fitness advice, grooming techniques, to pet socialisation classes.
Nutritional AdviceAdvice and support for your pet's diet.
Late Opening TimesLate Opening Times
Operating TheatreAn operating theatre with gaseous anaesthetic facility for surgical procedures.
OrthopaedicsSurgery of joints and bones.
Pet Passport / Animal Health CertificateTrained Official Veterinarian vets to issue Pet Passports, Fit to Fly letters and rabies serology tests.
PrescriptionsWe can provide written prescriptions upon request.
Rabbit Medicine and TestingRabbit Medicine and Testing
Separate Cat & Dog WardsSeparate cat and dog hospital wards, designed to ensure your pet is kept in a comfortably stress free environment.
Small Mammal Medicine and SurgerySmall Mammal Medicine and Surgery
Soft TissueSurgical procedures involving the soft tissues such as ears and skin.
Tonopen - Eye Pressure TestingMeasures eye pressure.
UltrasoundGenerates 2-D moving images of your pet’s internal organs at work.
Weight ClinicMonitoring clinic to help dogs and cats achieve optimal weights – both if they have been under or overweight
X-RayGenerates digital 2D images of bones and internal organs.
X-Ray & UltrasoundX-Ray & Ultrasound
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