Meet The Team

  • Lindsay Bowden

    Lindsay Bowden

    Practice Manager

    Lindsay spent 17 years working in dentistry prior to joining our team, and spent many years working as part of our front of house team before becoming practice manager in 2018. She has two cats at home, Pedro and Starkey, and enjoys horse riding, outdoor walking, mountain biking and spending time with her family.

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    Dr Alison Dunn

    Senior Veterinary Surgeon


    Alison spent time working in Australia and Sweden before joining our team. She loves all aspects of her role, but has special interest in surgery, internal medicine and dermatology. Outside of work she enjoys walking her dogs, playing with her three-legged cat, yoga, mountain biking and painting. She takes commissions for animal (and human) portraits!

  • Dr Olga Petrini

    Dr Olga Petrini

    Veterinary Surgeon


    Olga qualified in 2013 and joined our team in 2021. She enjoys all aspects of small animal work, but has a particular interest in surgery and dentistry, and is trained to advise on issues such as pet travel. Outside of work, she loves spending time with her family and her son, Logan. 

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    Milly Chambers

    Veterinary Nurse


    Milly qualified in 2019 and joined our team shortly after. She enjoys all aspects of nursing, and has a Jack Russell, two tortoises and a horse at home! In her spare time, she enjoys walking her dogs and trial bike riding.

  • Natalie Larner

    Natalie Larner

    Veterinary Nurse


    Natalie graduated from Myerscough college in 2015 and has a passion for cats, having completed a diploma in feline nursing. In her spare time, she is kept busy with her own three cats and two tiny humans!

  • Cheryl Hill

    Cheryl Hill

    Senior Veterinary Nurse


    Cheryl qualified in 2003 and joined our team in 2016. She enjoys having a hands-on role, and has a particular interest in theatre and nurse clinics. She has had many pets over the years and currently has five Weimaraners, a wirehaired dachshund and two cats! In her spare time, she enjoys walking her dogs and competing in shows with them.

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    Gail Jones

    Animal Care Assistant and Receptionist

    Gail has many years of experience within both small animal and mixed practices, and now enjoys working alongside raising her young family. When she’s not at work, she enjoys going for walks in the countryside and attempting to grow fruit and vegetables in her garden.

  • Stacey McGovern

    Stacey McGovern

    Animal Care Assistant and Receptionist

    Stacey is an experienced hand and has been part of our team for many years, having previously built up a great deal of experience in small animal care. She has a pointer and a Yorkshire terrier at home, and also has a passion for horses.

  • Abigail Richardson

    Abigail Richardson

    Animal Care Assistant and Receptionist

    Abigail joined our team after finishing her college course in 2022, and was keen to pursue a career involving animals. She enjoys following Formula One racing in her free time and is kept busy by her crested gecko, Boba and border collie, Brody.

  • Ellie Lloyd

    Ellie Lloyd


    Ellie has been part of our reception team for a number of years. She has a real focus for customer care and loves all aspects of working in a veterinary practice. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family and many pets: nine dogs, three cats and a horse!

  • Claire Wroe

    Claire Wroe


    Claire spent many years working in customer service roles before joining our team in 2022, and loves getting to know our clients and wonderful patients! In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and their two dogs, Beefy and Toffee.

  • Harry Bowden

    Harry Bowden

    Kennel Hand

    Harry joined our practice in 2022 and quickly fell in love with the job! He loves getting to meet everyone’s pets and helping the team, and has a keen interest in animal conservation and care.

  • Faith McGovern

    Faith McGovern

    Kennel Hand

    Faith joined our team in 2022 while also studying to become a physiotherapist. She has a passion for animals, and enjoys spending time with her two dogs and horse, Archie, in her free time.