Susie graduated from Bristol Vet School and saw practice at HNVG as a foster student. She now joins our Small Animal Veterinary Team. Susie has a Rough Collie called Bertie and in her spare time can be found hitting the […]
Having completed her first degree at Royal Veterinary College London, Lydia then went abroad to study and graduated from the University of Veterinary Medicine Budapest in June 2019. Having grown up in the Midlands Lydia looked forward to returning to […]
Sam qualified from the University of Surrey. His main interests lie in equine reproduction and he subsequently spent the summer of 2019 working at an artificial insemination and embryo transfer centre in Belgium. Sam is originally from Cornwall and when […]
Charlotte graduated from Bristol University, where she then stayed to complete an internship in veterinary medicine, imaging, and surgery. Charlotte has also undertaken a placement at a well-known stud farm, in both the UK and Australia, developing her interest in […]
Charlotte qualified from the University of Veterinary Medicine in Budapest. She joined Hook Norton to pursue her interest in Large Animal Medicine. Outside of work, Charlotte enjoys sports & spending time with friends and family. Charlotte is a keen traveller, […]
Rupert graduated from Liverpool University in 2004 and enjoys all aspects of general practice especially surgery. Rupert has a Jack Russell Terrier called Lotte and in his spare time can be found walking with her, playing squash or relaxing with […]
Hannah graduated from Bristol in 2015 and relocated from Somerset to join our Small Animal Veterinary Team in April 2019. Hannah enjoys all aspects of first opinion work and is currently studying for her Certificate in Cardiology with the aim […]
Rita qualified in 2014 from the University of Lisbon. She is originally from rural Portugal and practiced for 3 years in both small animal and mixed practice. Rita enjoys all aspects of general practice, but particularly likes ophthalmology and feline […]
Lizzie has recently joined the Equine Team having qualified at Bristol University. When not at work Lizzie is kept very busy with her two event horses, including a very naughty 4 year old chestnut mare! Be sure to say hello […]
Hughie is a native of Galway in Ireland. Having obtained an honours bachelor degree in Commerce and Law at University College Galway he decided to return to university as a postgraduate student to study Veterinary Medicine and graduated with a […]
Jo works alongside our Small Animal and Equine teams, providing patient care and assistance to the nurses.
Kate is the Practice Manager, who works closely with the Partners to ensure the smooth and efficient day to day running of the practice.
Rosie has a BSc (Hons) in Equine Science and has now joined our Small Animal nursing team as a SVN. Rosie has a sharp eye and enjoys archery with the Shipston Archers. You may also have seen her Syrian Hamster, […]
Laura qualified at Onderstepoort in South Africa in 2003. She has worked in small animal clinics in South Africa and the UK over the years and has now taken the decision to relocate to the UK. She has two boys […]
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Jessica is our specialist surgeon, with an enormous breadth of experience in conditions such as arthroscopy, fracture repair, and upper airway surgery. She also is highly experienced in standing surgeries such as interspinous ligament desmotomy (for overriding dorsal spinous processes […]
Will qualified from the University of Nottingham and is from local farming stock. His veterinary interests include Herd Health Planning and Lameness Investigations. Outside of work Will enjoys cycling and running.
Steve is a Partner and the Practice Principal. He qualified from Cambridge in 1981 and joined the practice in 1983, becoming a Partner in 1985. Steve holds a Diploma in Bovine Reproduction and runs the Farm side of the practice. […]
Gary has been a partner since 2006, and along with Will Oldham has overall responsibility for the Small Animal Veterinary Department. Gary has no specific key interest but works across the practice supporting the team and also does some work […]
Sam joined the Farm and Equine team in July 2007 after qualifying from Liverpool University. Having spent the first few years as a general large animal Vet, Sam now specialises in Farm work. His interests include routine dairy work, sheep […]
The Walker family have been associated with the care and welfare of animals dating back to 1674 when the earliest records show there was a farrier in Long Compton named John Walker. The Walkers remained in Long Compton until 1949 […]
Fiona joined the Equine team in 2004 and now works at the practice two days a week since starting a family. She has a particular interest in sport horse work and is trained in acupuncture as well as veterinary chiropractic. […]
Nancy joined the HNVG Equine team in 2010. She has owned horses all her life and has evented up to Novice level, as well as working in racing for over 10 years. Nancy has recently completed her certificate in Advanced Veterinary […]
Sally qualified in 2007 and has worked in equine practice ever since, joining the Hook Norton Veterinary Group in 2010. She completed her Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice in 2016, which is a modular, online, post-graduate certificate that covers all […]
Sam graduated from Cambridge in 2010 and joined our Equine team in 2012. She is one of a very small handful of Equine Vets ever to have competed at CCI**** level and is thus uniquely placed to understand competition horses […]
Tom qualified from Liverpool University in 2011 and joined the team in 2014. He has previously worked in a mixed practice in Worcestershire and has a special interest in orthopaedic work as well as lameness work ups and wound management. […]
Chris is a local farmers son and qualified from Cambridge in 2001. He is an experienced farm Vet and has been working in an XLVet practice in Somerset for the past few years. He joined the practice in February 2012.
Harm/Harry grew up on a dairy farm in the Netherlands and graduated from Ghent University in 2013. After working for 2 years in a mixed practice in Northern Ireland he decided to focus 100% on farm animal medicine and moved […]
Sam qualified from Szent Istvan University, Hungary in 2011. After three years of mixed practice he joined the farm team in order to pursue his particular interest in farm animal medicine. Sam joined the HNVG Partnership in September 2019. When […]
Bella qualified from Cambridge University in 1998 and has been working as a small animal vet at Hook Norton Vets since 2003. Bella is interested in all aspects of small animal practice, especially surgery; she is based at the hospital […]
Kathryn qualified in 2005 and came to work at HNVG in 2007. She loves both medicine and soft tissue surgery. She is particularly skilled at ultrasonography and has been instrumental in advancing our in-house diagnostic capabilities. Kathryn has successfully completed […]
Katie qualified from the Royal Veterinary College, London in 2008 and took a job in the Lake District, working with all types of animals, small and large. After three years she decided to take a break and travel through Africa, […]
Will joined the practice in 2014 following a brief period working in general practice in the local area. In 2017 he joined the Partnership and now runs our Small Animal Department with Gary Jennings. Will is our lead surgical vet, […]
After qualifying in 1995, Vicki joined the practice in 1998. She was our Head Nurse from 2005 to 2017 when she stepped down to concentrate on her behavioural work. She has a specific interest in practical nursing and animal behaviour. […]
Jo has been a registered veterinary nurse since 1999 but first started nursing in 1994. She is interested in x-rays, anaesthetics and dental work.
Stacey qualified in 2005 but has been nursing since 2003. She worked at two practices prior to joining the Hook Norton Veterinary Group in 2015. Stacey is currently studying for a certificate in emergency and critical care and has already […]
Robyn is a qualified Veterinary Care Assistant and joined the nursing team in 2013. She enjoys post operative recovery of animals and inpatient care. Robyn also helps organise our puppy parties.
Charlotte, AKA Charley, started at the practice as a Clinic Assistant and is now a qualified RVN. She enjoys assisting the vets in consults and with daily routines such as blood sampling and preparing inpatients for surgery. Charlotte also has […]
Qualified in 2009. Yvonne has completed a BScEqs(Hons) and also a beginners dog grooming course.
Amy joined the practice in September 2009 as our Equine Clinic Assistant and became Equine Clinic Manager in 2016. Her interests lie in intensive care of inpatients and assisting with wound management.
Jenna qualified as an equine veterinary nurse in 2015 but has been working with horses and farm animals from a young age. She is particularly interested in theatre nursing and looking after intensive care patients.
Lucy has been with the practice since 1994. Formerly Practice Manager, Lucy returned to work on a part-time basis following the birth of her two children and is now Projects Manager, co-ordinating long term projects and marketing and development plans.