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Meet the team
Tom and Anna graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2011. Tom also has completed a degree in veterinary conservation medicine. Tom and Anna have worked separately in small animal practices in Lancashire before Tom opened Capitol Vets4Pets in 2013. Anna then joined the practice in 2018. Tom's veterinary interests include dentistry and orthopaedics. Anna is currently working towards a certificate in advanced veterinary practice, focussing on dermatology, Anna also has a passion for soft tissue surgery. Along with their growing family they have a miniature dachshund, a horse, a tortoise and a rabbit, and in their spare, time Tom enjoys running and cycling and Anna enjoys horse riding.
Veterinary Surgeon & Partner
Dr Emily Forshaw BVM BVS BVMedSci MRCVS
I was fortunate enough to attend Nottingham Vet School and upon graduating I spent two and a half years in a busy mixed animal hospital offering 24 hour emergency care. I then moved to Vets4Pets and completed their graduate scheme program. I am married with a family and in my spare time I love horse riding, cycling, walks with my family and dinner parties or summer BBQs with our friends. I also do regular voluntary work and fund raising for a local hedgehog charity.
I graduated from Warsaw University of Life Sciences in Poland in 2021.
I am very interested in internal medicine and I am also looking forward to developing my exotic knowledge.
What I love the most about working with animals is the feeling of having made a positive difference to a pet's life, especially in a medically challenging case. It is my passion to make sure they live a happy and healthy life.
In my free time I enjoy traveling, working out, gardening, reading medical thrillers but most of all I love hanging out with my friends.
Hi I'm Fran and I graduated from the University of Liverpool in July 2020, I have been working in busy first opinion small animal practice since. I have a keen interest in dermatology and exotics- especially Guinea Pigs! I am originally from Worcestershire and moved to Lancashire after graduating. In my spare time I enjoy singing and musical theatre, travelling and scuba diving. Before university I qualified as a Game Ranger in South Africa and I have always had a love for animals big or small. My family is made up of me, my partner Carl, 3 Guinea Pigs, 1 tortoise and a crested gecko. Relationships with clients and their animals is the best and most important part of my job. I look forward to caring for your family members in clinic.
Hello I'm Laura, I joined the team at Preston Capitol Vets4Pets in April 2022.
I am passionate about safeguarding welfare of animals both small and large ones. I have previously worked both as a small animal veterinary surgeon and for the government. Now I have returned into small animal practice because I think my contribution to animal health and welfare can make a difference. I have adopted a cat, Gina, the most beautiful and loving pet. My baby and Gina are best mates so far, she is a very patient pet considering how my 2 year old plays with her. I love working with animals all kinds and sizes. I look forward to meeting and caring for your pets in clinic.
My name is Jenny and I am the Head Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) here at Preston Capitol Vets4Pets.
I began my journey when I secured a place at Myerscough College in 2013 to study a foundation degree course in Veterinary Nursing that I qualified from in July 2016. I continued on with my studies at Myerscough College in order to obtain a Bsc (Hons) degree and qualified from this in July 2018.
I have many duties within the clinic, one of which is being a clinical coach for student veterinary nurses (SVNs). I ensure that the students gain both practical and theoretical skills that will help them both in clinic and when carrying out their examinations at college.
I have a cross breed dog (Cavapoo) called Bobby and three rat called Dobby, Rodney and Rupert.
In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, going on long walks with my partner and baking."
Hello I'm Olivia, I joined the team in October 2018 as a Registered Veterinary Nurse and have worked across both Vets4Pets Preston branches.
I have over 10 years experience with working with animals from working in a pet shop as a nutrition consultant to working in zoos and aquariums. I have keen interest in emergency care, nutrition and exotic species. I am currently working to complete a certificate in emergency and critical care, this is to give me additional experience to ensure I can help all pets in a range of emergencies we face in practice day to day.
Here in practice my day consists of admitting patients for procedures in the morning, then moving onto a range nurse consults including triage appointments for emergency patients, I then assist the Vets with inpatients and surgery including monitoring anaesthesia. I also conduct diagnostic tests such as laboratory work and radiography to help aid the Vets which is very interesting. I enjoy speaking to all of our clients about their pets and helping to educate to ensure all pet are getting the best care possible.
In my spare time I like to spend time socialising with family and friends, and spending time with my mad Cockapoo Milo.
Hi, I'm Katie and I am a Registered Veterinary Nurse at Preston Capitol Vets4pets. I have been here since 2017, I started on reception then studied to become a Veterinary Care Assistant before continuing on to my Diploma in Veterinary Nursing which I will complete this year. I really enjoy being a part of the team at Preston Capitol and meeting all the clients and their pets. Anyone that has met me may already know that I am a crazy cat lady. After completion of my veterinary nursing course I would like to complete further studies relating to feline nursing. I have 3 cats at home called Hugo, Tizzy and Saffron.
Hi, I'm Adele and I started working at Vets4Pets Preston capitol at the end of 2021, I am a Registered Veterinary Nurse and I qualified in 2016. I really enjoy the variety of a Veterinary Nursing as a career, and having worked at a few different practices since qualifying I've gained knowledge and experience working in different areas and working with many great vet teams.
My main experience is in general small animal practice carrying out many different nursing tasks from nurse consults and anaesthetic monitoring to labwork, dental nursing and diagnostic imaging, among many others!
Although I can't resist a new puppy or kitten (who can!) I especially love seeing and helping our older patients in their later years!
In my spare time I enjoy many walks with my crazy dog Neville, Seeing family and friends and a good old game if Bingo!
Hello, I’m Ayesha! I am one of the student nurses here at Preston Capitol. I am studying FdSc Veterinary Nursing at Myerscough College, hoping to qualify as a Registered Veterinary Nurse and am particularly interested in psychology and behaviour. In my spare time I enjoy reading, baking, and taking long walks in nature. My goal is to increase my own and public understanding of our furry friends so we can provide a better quality of life for them. Veterinary nursing is a very rewarding career which I have enjoyed so far and hope to enjoy for years to come!
Hello! My name is Cerys and I am currently a student at Myerscough college. I have been studying animal management for the past 2 years and am now coming to the end of this course. I will be continuing my studies at Myerscough university this year, studying Veterinary nursing.
I am passionate about animals and I am very much in love with the idea of being a Veterinary Nurse as I enjoy hard work and a good challenge! I have a dog named Gizmo who my family and I rehomed 3 years ago. I also have a bearded dragon named Mica and a leopard gecko named Casper!
I began my journey here at Vets4Pets in January 2022 as I was seeking out a practice to complete my work experience that is required for university. I soon felt part of the team. I have also recently starting working on the reception desk taking on a part-time role as a Client Care Advisor which is very exciting! I am very much enjoying gaining this experience and its great to be working with such a fantastic team as well as meeting all of our clients and their fabulous pets.
I joined V4P as Practice Manager in 2021. Caring for animal health and welfare has always been extremely important to me. I'm a qualified Veterinary Nurse with over 10 years in practice experience. I later moved into veterinary pharmaceuticals where I became particularly interested in new and innovative products for our pets chronic ongoing conditions and for preventative medicines; including best parasiticide and vaccination protocols for our pets.
Throughout my career I have worked with a vast variety of colleagues, veterinary surgeons, and specialists. During this time I have met some extremely talented people, I've learnt about some amazing preventative medicines, and also some great treatment and techniques that are available in animal health. I'm keen to share my knowledge and experience with both veterinary colleagues and pet owners.
I hope to provide gold standard customer service, offering only the best advice for pet owners and top quality treatment for their animals.
I personally have adopted and cared for many adorable rescue pets over the years, including an array of birds, rabbits, cats and dogs. Animals are my passion and ensuring they receive the love and care they deserve is, and always will be, a priority to me.
If I can help in anyway please feel free to contact me directly, my email address is email@example.com I look forward to hearing from you.
Hi, I’m Sam, I started out on reception as a client care advisor but I am now a qualified veterinary care assistant too. As well as meeting and greeting the clients and their pets on reception which I adore, I now get to cuddle and care for the pets which stay with us for the day.
My responsibilities as a VCA are to assist the vets and nurses by keeping theatre and prep clean and tidy, setting up kennels and equipment for the animals in our care and monitoring them before, during and after their treatment or procedure to make sure that they get the best care possible while they are with us. I am here to assist the vets and nurses and cover reception throughout the day, as and where I am needed.
At some point in the future I would like to specialise in animal hydrotherapy, helping to rehabilitate and exercise dogs and cats who require this specialist treatment but for now I love being part of the team here at capitol with all the joy and challenges it brings.
My spare time is spent with my Husband and Daughter and our pets, our three cats, Mika, Tink and Moo, Monty our royal python, Buddy, our jack russell and Chilli our goldfish…being a family that consists of more animals than people is just the way we like it!
I love my work and enjoy being part of the Capitol family so much and getting to know our clients and their furry - and the not so furry - little friends is the best part of my job.
Hi my name is Laura and I am one of the Veterinary Care Advisors at Capitol Vets4Pets and I have worked here since January 2021. Prior to working here at spent 2 years at Moor Lane Vets4Pets, one of our sister practices. I have loved every day since joining Vets4Pets back in 2019. I especially enjoy sharing lots of cuddles to your fur babies. I have 3 fur babies of my own, Bella and Coco my cats and Holly Dolly my pooch.
Hi! I’m Katie and I’m a client care advisor and I joined Vets4Pets in 2021. I have two dogs of my own, which I spend walking in my spare time. A shar pei called blossom, and a Staffordshire Bull Terrier called diesel. I have loved seeing all your fury friends come through the door and Have enjoyed lots of cuddles with them, I am looking forward to getting to know and having LOTS more cuddles with your four legged friends! :)
Vets4Pets Preston Capitol 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.
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.
Complete Care Senior
Flea & Worm Pack
Out of hours
c/o Myerscough Veterinary Group
Clayton Le Dale,
Tel: Telephone: 01772 378 764
Standard consultation fees start from £260.