Who are we ?
Roderick Kynoch BVMS MRCVS, the proprietor - qualified from Glasgow University Veterinary Faculty in June 1968. Mr Kynoch spent seven years in Central Africa working in government service and in private practice with small and large animals. On returning to the U. K. he devoted his time in broadening his experience mainly with small animals and equines. Mr Kynoch also treats sheep, goats, Vietnamese pot - bellied pigs, small furries, exotics and birds. He regularly attends continuing professional development meetings to further his knowledge and gain information of new treatments and surgical procedures. He has developed a special interest in veterinary orthopedic surgery for small animals and ophthalmology for small animals and equines.
Mr Kynoch breeds Bengal cats and chinese Shar-Pei 'wrinkly' dogs and is recognized as a Shar-Pei 'friendly vet'. Mr Kynoch has on several occasions been duty veterinary surgeon at Bengal & Ocicat cat shows. He has been duty veterinary surgeon for equine cross country endurance trials and is veterinary surgeon to several riding establishments.
There is a fully qualified registered veterinary nurse and 3 trainee veterinary nurses that are employed by the practices, as well as a fully qualified locum veterinary surgeon and nurse when required.
Louisa Baker RVN MBVNA I have been veterinary nursing at Priors Leaze Veterianry Centre / Rowlands Castle Veterinary Clinic since 1997. I qualified in 2002 as a Registered Veterinary Nurse and went on to be an assessor for training nurses. I am a member of the British Veterinary Nursing Association. My areas of interest are medical and surgical nursing, radiography and equine studies. Louisa is also the winner of Veterinary Nurse of the Year 2008.
Marie Brettell ANA I have been working at Priors Leaze Veterinary Centre / Rowlands Castle Veterinary Clinic since 2004 and I gained my Animal Nursing Assistant qualification in 2006 I am qualified in horse stable management and own four ponies. My main interests are equine veterinary care , radiography , nursing and client care
Alice Taylor ANA MBVNA I commenced my training at Priors Leaze Veterinary Centre / Rowlands Castle Veterinary Clinic in 2006 where I passed my Animal Nursing Assistant qualification. I have continued my training to soon become a fully qualified veterinary nurse. My main interests are nursing care, animal behaviour and laboratory investigations.
Gabriella Overton SANA (Part time) I am due to start my Animal Nursing Assistant qualification. I wish to further my career to become a fully qualified veterinary nurse. I enjoy all aspects of veterinary nursing.