Laura is our Finance Manager, overseeing the accounts department of the centre, as well as being the director of our Doggie Day Care service. She is Jack and Tom’s sister and also arrived at the Centre in 2010.
Laura has a passion for working dogs. She trained the family’s working Labrador as a teenager and has subsequently gone on to train and work her own canine companions.
Amy has been with us since 2016 and is the Administration Manager at the Centre, and oversees our Cremation department. She helps with accounts, our website and communicating with customers from multiple departments.
Sarah is our full-time veterinary surgeon at the centre. Originally from Manchester, she qualified at Bristol University in 2007. Over the years she has gained a wealth of experience and knowledge in the veterinary field.
Sarah has a real passion for rescue animals and an interest in canine behaviour, she known for her wonderful way of helping build confidence and trust with animals from all different backgrounds. Sarah is known for fostering poorly or very young animals that come through and has even ended up adopting two – a sweet, cheeky yorkie cross, who she was rehabilitating, and a gorgeous Bengal cat that was extremely poorly upon arrival. Sarah works every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and every other Saturday morning.
Nicola is our part time veterinarian. She qualified from Bristol University in 1986 and, with over 30 years of experience in the veterinary field, there isn’t much Nicola hasn’t seen.
Nicola is currently completing a course in Veterinary Acupuncture, she has a real passion for holistic therapies.
Nicola has a smallholding that keeps her very busy and a passion for working dogs and horses. She has an array of gorgeous cats including a comical little domestic short hair called Betty that she adopted from the centre in 2019. Nicola will be at the clinic on Wednesdays and every other Saturday morning.
Jack is a qualified Veterinary Physiotherapist, registered with the Association of Animal Therapists (IAAT). Jack will perform treatments on small and large animals to improve mobility and performance, he also has an interest in post-operative rehabilitation, suitable for companion and high-level athletes.
Ros is our onsite animal trainer and kennel manager.
She has a fantastic manner with the nervous rescue and boarding dogs and cats and is always going the extra mile to ensure their stay with us is perfect for their every need. Ros is a qualified trainer and is offering training sessions to all of our customers.
She has a strong passion for rescue owning her two own large breed rescues. Ros can often be found training our rescue animals giving them key skills that will help their transition into the home.
Sophia is our doggy day care manager, currently enjoying maternity leave with her growing family. Sophia oversees the day-to-day running of our day care department. She has been at the centre for several years now.
Becky is currently our acting manager while Sophia is on maternity leave, completing the collection and drop offs for our Taunton route and overseeing the department. She has a strong bond with many of our day care dogs and is a good confidence builder!
Having worked in our rescue and rehabilitation Centre for some years before deciding it was time for a fresh challenge. Dave has transferred his skill set along with his care, compassion and empathy from rescue pets, to pets that have passed away.
Dave is an old fashioned animal lover with a rural heart, a love of nature and the countryside. In fact, he loves nothing more than a walk across the fields to the pub with his best friend and pet lurcher Lizzie.
Probably the most popular and outgoing member of staff at the animal centre, Adam has the ability to cheer anyone up even on the darkest of days. His positive outlook and happy approach to life gives our customers and team balance.
Nothing is to much trouble for Adam and he is always at the end of the phone for a chat.