Rebecca opened Animates Veterinary Clinic in June 2005 in Thurlby, and continued to develop and re-invest in the practice to ensure it has always been able to provide the best service and care to patients and clients. She has grown it from a one-site practice with four staff to a two-site practice, with a separate exotic clinic with over 40 staff. As well as working as a vet, she is our Business and Strategy Manager working with the team to ensure that Animates remains a successful and progressive practice.
Rebecca studied veterinary medicine at Massey University in New Zealand and qualified in the year 2000. After graduating, she started working in mixed rural practice in New Zealand before deciding to concentrate her energies on companion animals when she moved to the UK in 2003. Rebecca has worked in a number of different practices in New Zealand, Ireland and England.
Rebecca enjoys all aspects of first opinion veterinary medicine, is an excellent surgeon and is particularly interested in pain management. She completed an Acupuncture course in 2014 and has also introduced Laser therapy to the practice. Rebecca is currently studying for a BSAVA Ophthalmology Certificate.
Rebecca enjoys a range of different activities including travelling, cycling, diving, music and squash.
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