Our nurses Tracy joined the practice in 2004. She works in all aspects of the Veterinary Hospital; performing surgery, caring for inpatients and assisting in the everyday running of the practice. Tracy is currently studying for her Certificate of Veterinary Nursing in Emergency and Critical Care. She is interested in care of the older pets and has a very friendly border collie named Skye. Tracy has also completed a foundation course in Veterinary Acupuncture. Elle joined us in February 2014 and recently qualified as a veterinary nurse. She also gained a distinction at Merrist Wood College in Subsidiary Animal Management, prior to her nurse training. Ever since she can remember Elle has wanted to work with animals and started with work experience within a veterinary practice and then went on to be their Saturday girl. She has a Doberman called Zak, a Border Collie called Axel and 2 cats at home. Sarah qualified in 2004 and spent 10 years working in a referral practice. In 2014 Sarah completed advanced graduate nursing diploma specialising in emergency critical care, surgery and diagnostic imaging. In her spare time Sarah enjoys spending time with her husband Rob which often includes trips away in their VW campervan. Sarah also spends her time looking after their Vizsla Amber and four guinea pigs. Donna qualified as a nurse in 2000 and joined the practice in February 2013. Since then she has worked in a variety of practices and disciplines from general practice to multi-discipline referral. Donna gained her Diploma in Animal Physiotherapy in March 2014 and is a member of the International Association of Animal Therapists. She provides physiotherapy and laser treatment in our pain clinics. In her spare time Donna enjoys travelling all over the world as well as seeing her friends and walking her dogs. Hazel joined the practice in June 2015 and is currently in training to become a qualified veterinary nurse. Hazel has 3 rabbits and a cat called Cassie. In her spare time Hazel enjoys spending time with her friends and likes to play the odd game of badminton. Kat joined the practice in 2018 and is training to be a qualified veterinary nurse. Kat has 2 hamsters, 2 ferrets, 2 cats and a rabbit. Kat has a keen interest in wildlife and helps out at a wildlife rescue centre in Windlesham on Sunday mornings. Her hobbies include arts and crafts, geocaching, travelling and exploring the great outdoors. Hayley joined us in March 2018 as a student veterinary nurse. She has previously worked at a kennels, vets, a zoo and a wildlife hospital. In 2015 she completed a degree in animal behaviour and welfare. When not at work she enjoys attending body combat classes and pet sitting for her family and friends. Shannon joined the practice in January 2017, she has gained an Animal Management Degree in Behaviour and Welfare from University and a Foundation Level 3 extended diploma in animal Management from College. She has had a variety of experience working with animals such as; Kennels, Dog groomers, Vets, Wildlife hospital and a Zoo. In her spare time she likes to draw, explore nature and meet up with friends and family. Amanda joined the practice in November 2014 as a weekend night nurse where she cares for patients who stay in the hospital. Amanda qualified as a nurse in 2006 and previously worked as a referral night nurse for 7 years dealing with a wide variety of interesting cases. Amanda has recently passed her post graduate nursing certificate in anaesthesia and emergency critical care. Out of work she likes to spend time with her husband and two girls who keep her very busy along with the family pets which consist of 5 chickens and 1 ginger cat called Boots. (Currently on maternity leave) Nikki qualified in 2013 and has since done her animal behaviour diploma and is currently studying for her advanced nursing degree. Nikki has worked at two referral centres before coming here and enjoys emergency and critical care nursing and medical nursing. She has her own candle making business and has a cat with a complex heart condition that was at a rescue centre for 3 years before going to live with Nikki. In her spare time Nikki loves to go out running if it’s not too cold. Helen joined us in 2017. She qualified in 2004 and has worked in local vets doing emergency care since. Helen enjoys the out of hours emergency service and looking after the inpatients, giving them the TLC they need while in hospital. She has a dog, a cat, a horse and 2 children that keep her busy when she is not working. In her spare time she enjoys walking her dog and horse riding. Zoe joined us in October 2018 as one of our out-of-hours night nurses. She is currently studying for her certificate in Emergency and Critical Care. In her spare time she is training to get her skydiving licence and also enjoys walking her 4 dogs. Becky joined us in September 2017 as a Saturday assistant to gain work experience to become a vet. She was then taken on as an animal nursing assistant. She has a cat who is queen of the house. In her spare time she enjoys photography as well as studying for her A-Levels.