Kevin qualified from Glasgow Vet School in 2003. Following a brief stint in mixed practice, he travelled to Australia and New Zealand to work and travel. On his return, he locumed around the UK before settling at Ashgrove as a Vet and became a Partner. He enjoys all aspects of small animal practice and is generally willing to see anything.
When not working, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters and tending his herd of pedigree Charolais cattle.
Anne has been working at Ashgrove since January 2013. She enjoys all aspects of small animal work, especially meeting the new puppies & kittens that clients bring in! She has a special interest in animal acupuncture.
Outwith work, Anne enjoys spending time with her family and animals. She has a lively young Labrador called Holly and three horses called Echo, Buddy and Kuki.
Scott qualified from Glasgow Vet School in 2010. After graduation, Scott moved to a small animal practice in Birmingham, where he spent his first four years in practice. He has now relocated back home to Aberdeen and started at Ashgrove full time in January 2015. While he enjoys all aspects of his job, he has a special interest in exotic medicine and surgery and is happy to see any furred, feathered or scaled patient. He also enjoys soft tissue surgery and cardiology.
When not working, Scott has his work cut out looking after his two delinquent Beagles!
Lucy joined Ashgrove Vets in 2014 as one of our Part Time Vets where we keep her very busy.
When not at work, she is always getting involved in something with her 3 children and her Podenco dog Pepe.
Holly joined Ashgrove Vets at the beginning of March 2018 and has fitted in exceptionally well to the practice. She graduated from the Edinburgh Vet School in 2013, and moved to Norfolk where she spent three years tending to all creatures great and small. After deciding to focus purely on small animals, Holly completed an internship at the Queen Mother Hospital for Animals in London, before relocating to Aberdeen where she started at Ashgrove Vets. Holly enjoys all aspects of general practice, but is particularly interested in internal medicine.
At home, Holly has a tabby cat called Frank who she rescued with the help of the RSPCA. When she’s not working, she enjoys exercising, cooking and travelling to warmer climes!
Bryony joined us in January 2019 as a full time Veterinary Surgeon. She grew up on the Isle of Man before venturing up to Scotland. She qualified from Edinburgh Vet School in 2017 and has since been working in small animal practice.
Bryony can generally be seen being dragged around by her spaniel Obi with whom she spends time exploring the Aberdeenshire countryside. She also enjoys skiing and horse riding during her time off.
Alison joined us in March 2019 and qualified from Glasgow Vet School in 1985. She has worked in Leeds, Glasgow, Manchester, Hartlepool and Liverpool before coming to Aberdeen. She has spent the last 23 years at Aberdeen PDSA. She enjoys internal medicine and meeting clients with their pets.
Outwith work, Alison enjoys spending time with her son, the gym, running, playing guitar and travelling. She has a cat and hopes to become the owner of a dog soon.
Fiona is our Head Nurse. She qualified from Edinburgh Napier University in 2013 with a BSc honours degree in Veterinary Nursing. Last year (2016)she completed an Emergency and Critical Care Certificate. Fiona loves all aspects of Veterinary Nursing but most enjoys nursing our in-patients, and seeing them get better during their stay. She also really enjoys getting to know all our patients and their owners during our nursing consults.
In her spare time Fiona enjoys baking and partaking in half marathons as well as spending time with her 2 year old cat called Chai who, being a Ragdoll, steals the hearts of everyone that meets him.
Jacqueline joined the practice in August 2012 as a trainee Veterinary Nurse and progressed to a fully qualified RVN in 2014. She enjoys her daily duties in practice especially nursing in-patients and meeting all our new patients through consults with them.
Jacqueline enjoys attending Young Farmers, socialising with friends, helping out on the family farm, especially at lambing time, and spending time with her Labrador Jade.
Clare has been working as a fully qualified RVN at Ashgrove for the past few years. She can often be seen on Reception or nursing. When she is not working, she is busy looking after her and Kevin’s two little girl Eva and Zara.
Sarah is our RVN who qualified in 2016. She enjoys looking after the in-patients and seeing them regain health during hospitalisation. Together with all aspects of Veterinary nursing she also loves the variety of tasks and cases walking through the door on daily basis.
She has a 1 year old cat called Sam who, although 3 legged, tackles life head on; a 10 year old Labrador Retriever called Penny and a 4 year old German Shepherd called Lily.
When not at the practice Sarah enjoys going to gigs, baking and helping with her family small holding which include taking care of variety of farm animals
Paulina originally joined Ashgrove Vets in January 2016 as a Trainee Veterinary Nurse and we are happy to say that she qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse later that year after studying hard. She is originally from Poland and offers language help to our clients.
Paulina has a small community fish tank with it’s top boss being a male fighter fish called ‘Goliath’.
In her spare time, Paulina loves fiddling with photography, travelling, exploring the countryside and has a passion for coin collecting.
Naomi joined us during the middle of March 2018 and has also slotted in very well with the team here at Ashgrove. She qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2017 and loves life as a veterinary nurse, in particular caring for inpatients and helping with diagnostic tests.
Naomi has a huge soft spot for cats and has one of her own at home called Freddie, who is 9 years old and loves nothing more than a cuddle.
Outside of work Naomi enjoys going for walks to look for wildlife, baking and sewing.
Morven is our most recently qualified RVN although she carried out her 2nd year Veterinary Nursing training here at Ashgrove in between travelling to SRUC Barony Campus whilst training so many of you may already be familiar with her. Morven loves all aspects of Veterinary Nursing jobs especially nursing our in-patients. She has a Border collie named Jake (9yo). She also has sheep, cows, pigs and her beloved donkeys Winnie and Willow.
When not at work, Morven enjoys jogging, horse riding and drawing.
Diane joined us as Group Manager at the beginning of December 2018 from another local veterinary practice where she worked for 14 years as Practice Manager. She will be taking care of the accounts and other administrative tasks as well as helping out at our new surgery at Peterculter.
When not at work, Diane enjoys endurance riding and hacking on her two horses, gardening and spending time with her dogs, cats, chickens, sheep, and her husband.
Brenda was our Practice Manager for the past 19 years and has now commenced a new role of Front of House Manager which will still enable her to enjoy her every day tasks due to the nature of her work which is a very varied role. She started here just helping out and volunteering on Saturday mornings.
She spends her spare time travelling to and participating in dog shows where she enjoys showing her Golden Retrievers (who have all done very well for her over the past 17 years).
Sandra has been a Receptionist with the practice for over 35 years.
She enjoys visits to the cinema, gardening and socialising with friends in her spare time.
Kath joined Ashgrove Vets early in 2017 as our Insurance Administrator when the pile of insurance claims were growing so fast the staff couldn’t keep up! Working “the late shift”, she enjoys the challenge of keeping these claims up to date, and spoiling the reception staff for their tea time cuppa.
In her spare time Kath enjoys being with her grandchildren and escaping to Nairn where she can be seen taking her crazy Chihuahua, Bailey, out for walks on the beach.
Rachel joined us as a Receptionist in mid June 2018 and appears to be settling in extremely well.
When not at work, Rachel spends a lot of time with her two rabbits and is a Dance Teacher at a Dancing School at weekends where she teaches young children to dance properly.
Chloe joined us at Ashgrove Vets in December 2018 as a part time Receptionist, mainly at our Peterculter surgery although has been known to appear at both practices. She has worked in veterinary practice for 4 years and loves all the animals that visit.
When not at work here, Chloe is a Marine Biology Student at Aberdeen University. She rescues stranded marine mammals and performs necropsies on whales/dolphins for research on pollution levels in the ocean as hopefully one day she wishes to become a veterinary pathologist.
Chloe has a leopard gecko, African pigmy hedgehog and a cat at home.
Charlotte joined us at Ashgrove last year as a Part Time Receptionist and is mainly based at our Peterculter surgery nowadays.
Charlotte grew up on a farm and after studying equine, she worked in both England and Australia training and travelling with racehorses internationally. She has a Patterdale Terrier and chickens at home.
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