Rebecca, not only a very experienced veterinary nurse also has certificate in Practice Management from the University of Liverpool. While continuing with her job as Head Nurse she also has an important role as part time practice manager at the clinic. Rebecca lives in Kildare with her husband and ‘Lilly-Rose’ a cute tiny and very feisty yorkshire terrier!
A complete animal lover and people person she enjoys all aspects of veterinary nursing and also really enjoys helping clients and seeing the bond between owners and their beloved pets. She has a range of rescued animals at home including 3 dogs, 2 cats and 6 ex battery hens. To quote Niamh ‘I specialise in bold Jack Russells’ having 2 herself!
Niamh also has a keen interest in exotics having kept a bearded dragon, a green tree python, and a tegu among others in the past. Her current babies are ‘Koto’ an American Akita and ‘Gandalf’ a kitten rescued from the practice.
She enjoys the variety of nursing she practices daily in our busy practice. Another animal lover Alison has a particular soft spot for cats. She is very involved with homing the many stray animals that come through our doors and has a lovely rescue cat of her own called Martha.
He already holds an oral care nursing certificate. He is a proud owner of 2 dogs Jake and Chicko, Kahlisse a rescue cat and Thumper a flop-eared rabbit.
Eoin special area of interest is general surgery, particularly orthopedics. He is currently studying for the ‘Certificate in Small Animal Surgery’ from the BSAVA (British Small Animal Veterinary Association) Eoin has a menagerie of animals at his home in Wicklow including dogs, cats, horses, sheep, chickens, and llamas!
For the following two years he alternated his small animal work with large animal practice in Co. Roscommon and Co. Antrim, before committing fully to the Animal Welfare Clinic since 1992, to specialise solely in small animals. However, he still maintains an avid interest in agricultural matters keeping suckler cows and hens as his hobbies keenly aided by his 2 daughters!
His areas of interest include orthopaedic and general surgery. Outside of the practice Paul is Dad to 2 boys and a girl and is a keen hill walker and windsurfer when he finds the time! Their little dog Ronnie, a black and white terrier, adopted from the practice is often to be found playing in the kennel area.
Maria has a keen interest in all aspects of companion animal medicine and also enjoys surgery. Originally from Cork, she now loves in Dublin city with her husband, 2 small boys and their gentle long haired lurcher called Mac.
Claire special interest is in nursing dogs and smaller exotic pets and enjoys helping to manage complex medical cases in the hospital as well as surgical nursing and anesthesia. Her own dog Jenson is an adorable and adored fluffy Havanese.
Ruth has a keen interest in managing the more complicated medical case and is about to attain the prestigious ‘Certificate in Small Animal Medicine’ through the Royal Veterinary College, London. She will join the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons List of Advanced Practitioners. Ruth’s own pet, Shewi, is a handsome fluffy cat she fell in love with while he was staying at the practice, looking for a new home.
Marta is currently studying for a certificate in Feline Medicine with the ISFM (International Society of Feline Medicine) in association with Sydney University. Martas’ own pet Colombo is a feisty one-eyed cat rescued from the practice.
We look for people who can communicate well with clients and have a helpful and compassionate demeanour in either of the following capacities: