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The Vets


Alan Watt BVM&S MRCVS Managing Director

Alan qualified from Edinburgh in 1982 and has worked for Yorkshire Vets since 1988.  His special interests are orthopaedic surgery and running his smallholding with 3 Black Welsh Mountain Sheep, 2 donkeys, 3 dogs, 3 cats and 3 horses.


Terry Kinvig BVSc CertVOphthal MRCVS

Terry qualified at Liverpool in 1975. His specialist interest is in ophthalmology, for which he holds an RCVS certificate.

He is a very keen amateur photographer and distance runner and a director in the Practice.


Ed Morton MA VetMB MRCVS

Ed is one of the directors responsible for our Thornbury Hospital.  He qualified from Cambridge in 1994 and has worked for Yorkshire Vets since 2001.  His special interests are ultrasonography, radiography, internal medicine and tinkering with cars.


Raj Duggal BVSc MVSc MRCVS

Raj is one of the directors and qualified as a veterinary surgeon in Punjab, India in 1988. He joined Yorkshire Vets in 1992. His clinical interests are surgery and practice management.


Roger Wilkinson MA VetMB CertSAM CertVD MRCVS

One of the directors responsible for our Thornbury surgery. Roger qualified from Cambridge in 1991 and joined the practice in June 1999. His veterinary interests include Dermatology, Internal Medicine, Ultrasonography, Cytology & Critical Care. He has 2 dogs, 4 chickens and 2 beehives.


Steve Robertson BVSc MRCVS

Steve is one of our directors and qualified as a veterinary surgeon in 1993. He joined Yorkshire Vets in 1997. He enjoys all aspects of general practice but particularly enjoys surgical cases. He has numerous animals including lots of fish, a duck, 3 cats, 2 Rhodesian Ridgebacks and 2 horses.


Danny Roberts BVSc MRCVS

Danny is one of our directors and qualified from Liverpool in 1998. His main clinical interests in small animal medicine & rabbit medicine and surgery. He is a keen cook and enjoys outdoor pursuits.


Becky Marchewka BVM&S MRCVS

Becky is one of our directors and is based at the Shadwell Lane Surgery. She qualified in 1997 from Edinburgh and came straight to us in that year. Becky is our very own behaviourist and has 2 dogs and 4 cats.


Jo Hefford MA VetMB MRCVS

Jo qualified in 2004 from Cambridge. She joined the practice in December 2005. Her main interests include feline medicine and small mammal medicine & surgery. She owns a chinchilla cat.


Suzy Taylor MA VetMB MRCVS

Suzy graduated in 1994 from Cambridge. She joined the practice in 1997.


Matt Green MA VetMB MRCVS

Matt qualified from Cambridge in 2006 and has been with us since August 2006. His main interest is in surgery. He has a cat.


Rosie Akroyd BVetMed MRCVS

Rosie qualified from London in 2006 and joined us in August 2009. Her main interests are in Surgery and Emergency medicine/Critical Care. She has a Black Labrador.


Kate Walker BVetMed MRCVS

kate qualified in 2009 from London. She started with us iin September 2009. Her main clinical interest is Internal Medicine.


Claire McAneny BVMS MRCVS

Claire qualified as veterinary surgeon at Glasgow in June 2008 and joined Yorkshire Vets in August 2009. She enjoys surgery. She has 2 dogs.


Helen Dowson BVSc MRCVS

Helen qualified from Bristol in 2009 and joined us in December 2009. She is interested in canine internal medicine. She has a cat and a rabbit .


Clare Smith BVSc MRCVS

Clare qualified at Liverpool in 1989 and is based at the Shipley surgery.


Christine Nibloe BVM&S MRCVS

Christine qualified in 2009 from Edinburgh. She joined the practice in January 2010. Her main interests include internal medicine and diagnostic imaging.


Katie Skillen BVSc MRCVS

Katie qualified in 2006 from Bristol vet School.  She joined Yorkshire Vets in September 2010.  Her interests include internal medicine, imaging and ophthalmology.


Francesca Connolly BVMS CertSAS MRCVS

Francesca qualified at Glasgow in 2004. She worked with us a few years ago, but after a spell down south, she has returned. In the meantime she has developed an interest in surgery and an amazing amount of knowledge which is now being put to good use.


Maria Forde BVSc MRCVS

Maria is orginally from Ireland, where she gained a degree in pharmacology. She trained at Bristol Vet School and then worked on the Isle of Man before joining us.


Helen Teff BVSc MRCVS

Helen qualified from Liverpool Vet School with a first class honours degree and then a distinction in her veterinary exams. She has a black belt in taekwondo.


Nicole Baker BVSc CertSAS MRCVS

Nicole is from Brisbane and qualified at the University of Queensland. She loves hiking in the Pyrenees, climbing in Utah and walking in the Dales. She loves cooking and once set the Girl Guides hut on fire.