Raoul Dowding Holding Happy Brown Dog
Raoul Dowding

Veterinarian

I have been clinical director since taking over the practice in 1999. I have a strong interest in surgery and enjoy a good surgical challenge. I am a keen rider and enjoy being around horses and racing. I have a terrier called Gerty .


Vet Holding Brown Dog Outside Practice
Bridget Carline

Veterinarian


Claire Ronnie BVetMedCertAVP MRCVS

Veterinarian

Claire qualified from the Royal Veterinary College in 2005 and has attained an additional post-graduate qualification, the Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice (CertAVP), concentrating on soft tissue and orthopaedic diagnostic imaging and cardiology. Claire enjoys being able to provide a high standard of diagnostic imaging services to the practice for both canine and feline patients, including abdominal ultrasound and echocardiography as well as flexible endoscopy, and lives locally with a young family and Jack Russell Terrier “Onion.”  


Happy Vet Holding Brown Dog Staring into Camera
Felicity Purdom

Veterinarian


Jayne Mackinder

Veterinarian


Nicole Blyth with Large Black Dog
Nicole Blyth

Veterinarian

My interests at work are ultrasonagraphy, surgery and shelter medicine, I look after the Mayflower Sanctuary. At home I live on a small holding with chickens, sheep and pigs plus a couple of ferrets and a working Labrador.


Pamela Lumb
Pamela Lumb

Veterinarian


Steven Thompson

Veterinarian


Kitten Staring into Vets Eyes
Victoria Gibson

Veterinarian


Smiling Vet Holding Brown Dog
Mallory Goring

Veterinarian


Jane Ridgway

Head Nurse

Head Nurse, qualified RVN. Been nursing since 1993 Came to the practice in December 1997. Qualified in 1999. Became Head Nurse 2006. Best thing about the job - "It's far from boring, anything can happen at any time, and seeing technology change over time. I can remember when the x-ray machine was an overhead cone which you changed depending on the size of the area being x-rayed. Now its digital - Fantastic!"


Vet Holding Cat in Practice
Lindsey McCaffery

Veterinary Nurse


Vet Holding Dog Outside
Amy Lewis

Veterinary Nurse


Vet Holding Tabby Cat Inside
Kirsty Preston

Veterinary Nurse

Kirsty started at Dowdings Vets volunteering after school, back in 2004. She Qualified as an RVN in 2013. Kirsty owns two dogs, three cats and 2 tortoises, Kirsty has her hands full with this little lot. In her spare time, Kirsty likes keeping fit by running and walking the dogs. She thinks that the best thing about her job is the animals, and not knowing what's coming through the door. Also seeing cases from beginning to end!


Small Dog Being Held by Veterinary Nurse
Tanya Burbidge

Nursing Assistant


Jayne Watson

Student Veterinary Nurse


Emma Bate

Nursing Assistant


Lauren Burrows

Veterinary Nurse

Veterinary Nurse & Suitably Qualified Person I have three dogs Holly- Boxer 11years old , enjoys eating and sleeping Twix- cocker spaniel 2 years old , enjoys flyball Barley - Labrador cross - 8 months old , enjoys long walks and meeting new friends


Emma Keenan

Nursing Assistant/Reception


Julia Kirk

Nursing Assistant/Reception


Vet Holding Dog Outside
Nikki Hearn

Office Line Manager

I came to Dowding Vets in Feb 2005 and I have loved every minute of it.


Brown Dog Being Held by Happy Vet
Gemma Broomfield

Administrator

I have been part of the Dowding team since 2008. I work in our busy office and undertake a variety of admin jobs. I also enjoy reception work and like being able to put a face to the name with our patients and their human.


Victoria Evans

Administrator


Vet Holding Happy Brown Dog in Garden
Jodie Smith

Administrator

I have been working here since 2016. I love working with animals so its my perfect job!


Nurse Holding Phone up to Dog's Ear
Julie Homer

Nursing Assistant/Reception


Brown Dog Being Held by Smiling Nurse
Rachael Lukey

Administrator

I have only been one of the team for less than a year and my main job is working on reception. And I managed to last 3 months before I acquired two cats!


Smiling Brown Dog Looking into Camera
Ruth Hallam

Receptionist


Vet Holding Happy Brown Dog Outside Practice
Harriett Hooper

Student Veterinary Nurse

I'm one of the newest members of the reception team. I am animal mad - I lasted three days before taking a stray kitten home to join the gang!


Happy Dog Smiling at Camera While Being Held by Vet
Julie Jubb

Receptionist

I have been a receptionist for 30 years. Over the years I have collected numerous strays – cats, dogs, birds etc. At the moment I have 5 dogs 10 cats 6 donkeys 1 Shetland pony 6 ducks 1 parrot And a few budgies Yes I am a bit of a pushover!!!


Helen Walker

Receptionist


Happy Brown Dog Being Held by Nurse
Melody Spencer

House Keeping


Natasha Beswick

Facilities