Orthopaedic day!

We’ve had another busy day in surgery. The main operation today was a tibial tuberosity advancement which is used to treat dogs that have damaged their cruciate ligaments in the knee joint. Cruciate disease is very common in many breeds of dogs (and we do occassionally see cats with it too!). Some of the breeds […]

End of the week!

So it’s the end of the week and again, it’s been another busy one for us. We have had a lot of fantastic patients in this week, luckily mostly routine operations so not too many ill animals. Don’t forget we are open at the weekends if you do need to be seen! The opening times […]

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Rosalind Ashworth

Rosalind joined Valley Vetcare in 2016 and is currently re-training to be a qualified veterinary nurse after a period out of practice. She lives on a small holding and with the help of her husband Kedric and two children Carl and Ian, they look after their 2 goats, a collection of hens and ducks and […]

Lydia Sagar

Lydia Sagar

Lydia is our Head Registered Veterinary Nurse and Clinical Manager. She qualified in 1987 having trained at Staffordshire College of Agriculture. Since then she has worked in several practices including large and small animal, and is an exceptionally experienced nurse. Her main interests are behaviour and nutrition, although she really enjoys all aspects of nursing […]

Fionnuala Kevan

Fionnuala is one of our qualified nurses having graduated with flying colours. Fi says she was interested in veterinary nursing from a young age and has a great love of animals. She has a 7 year old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel called Rascal and in her spare time (when she has it outside her studying!!) […]

Richard Warren

Richard qualified from Bristol University in 2000 and has worked in small animal practice ever since.  He joined our team in January 2015.  Richard has recently adopted a border collie called Ozzie and they are loving getting out and exploring this wonderful country.  Richard enjoys all aspects of Veterinary Medicine with a keen interest in […]