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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!
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 carers ranging from stockbroking, child care and hairdressing but feel I have finally found my vocation in life and love that every day in work is different. I enjoy having nurse consults and meeting all our lovely patients even if they are not that keen on meeting us. I also enjoy inpatient care and nursing patients back to good health as well as having an interest in diagnostic imaging.
You may hear me singing to our patients from time to time especially if we are taking blood samples as I feel this helps to calm them down although the rest of the team are not quite as appreciative.
Unfortunately I don’t have any pets of my own yet but in my spare time I enjoy being outdoors and rock climbing as well as socialising with friends and discovering new places to go for afternoon tea.
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 there! My name is Rachel and I have recently qualified with a diploma in veterinary nursing from the College of Animal Welfare this year. I left school as soon as I could and started off with a qualification in animal care. I soon went onto become a veterinary care assistant for many years before studying veterinary nursing. I have always had a passion for working with animals and couldn't imagine myself doing anything else!
I have a keen interest for inpatient care, radiography and consulting.
When I am not at work, I enjoy playing the bagpipes for Glencorse pipe band, swimming and spending time with family and friends. I also love exploring the pentland hills with my two golden retrievers Luna and Halley.
After working in the banking industry for nearing 3 years I decided to pursue my dream job as a veterinary nurse. This lead me to doing a lot of weekend work experience at Vets 4 Pets Corstorphine and I joined the team in summer 2017 when an opportunity arrived to become a care assistant within the practice.
I have an interest in small exotics and share my house with my own pets Gizmo the Russian Dwarf hamster, Tifa the Gerbil and Pumpkin and Frankie my rabbits.
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.
My name is Charley and I have been in the Vets4Pets Corstorphine family for over two years now!
I previously worked with the SSPCA and also worked with horses for four years.
In the practice I have worked as receptionist, Veterinary Care assistant and recently have been promoted to practice manager! The team at Corstorphine have become my family over the years and I couldn’t imagine myself working anywhere else.
On my days off I spend most of my time walking with my rescue Rottweiler X, Diesel, who will sometime spend the odd weekend with me at the practice. Owning Diesel has given me a huge interest in reactive dogs and dog behaviour (He’s not been the easiest dog to own) but I wouldn’t change him for the world. I also love to paint, socialise with friends and eat all the junk food!
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 meet the most animals as possible in a day!
Working as a CCA at Vets4Pets has allowed me to do so. Meeting everyone’s beloved pets is the highlight of my day. I feel proud to work with the Corstorphine team to do my bit to help keep owners pets happy and healthy.
My name is Robyn, I joined the Vets4pets Corstorphine team in July 2019 as a client care advisor. I really love meeting all the pets and their families! I have always loved animals from a young age and have dreamed about working with them since. I have a degree in animal biology and I am currently in my final year of my masters in Veterinary Physiotherapy. I love working with the Corstorphine team and have learnt so much whilst working here!
I've always worked in a retail environment, and I have a BA degree in Events Management, but I've never really known what I've wanted to work as. I've always fancied working with animals but couldn't find a job that fit with my morals, until now.
Being a CCA at Vets4Pets is great as I get to meet all the clients and their adorable pets! I've also become the practice spider catcher, which could be considered my most important role!
Outside of work I like watching horror movies with my cats, Alfie and Salem!
Vets4Pets Corstorphine 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!
Emergency coverEven if we are closed, we have your pet covered.
Digital X-RayDigital X ray equipment is available.
Isolation UnitA special ward to care for animals with contagious diseases.
BiochemistryAllows an assessment of the functionality of a patients organs.
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In-house LaboratoryA range of analytical tests and equipment to assist in the rapid diagnosis of illness.
DentistryThe treatment and prevention of dental disease
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2b Hutchison Crossway
Tel: Telephone: 0131 444 0990
Standard consultations before 9pm start from £192.00. Standard consultations after 9pm start from £247.50.