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.
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.
Ruth has a keen interest in managing the more complicated medical case and has attained the prestigious ‘Certificate in Small Animal Medicine’ through the Royal Veterinary College, London. She joins 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.
Originally from Co. Louth, she combined her love for veterinary with a love of travel working at busy clinics in Northern Ireland, Wales, and New Zealand. She returned home in 2018 to work in a fast-paced small animal hospital in Drogheda before joining us in January 2020. She is currently studying towards achieving the prestigious Advanced Practitioner Certificate with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.
Before joining us in December 2019 Kate worked at busy small animal clinics in Kildare and Dublin. Kate is interested in all aspects of small animal medicine and has a talent for surgery. She also has a particular interest in wildlife conservation medicine having volunteered in recent years at wildlife sanctuaries and reserves in South Africa, India, Thailand and Indonesia!
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.
She started her career working at a busy animal rescue center in Dublin and since then has worked at an Orthopaedic referral hospital and busy companion clinics in both Dublin and Northern Ireland. Dawn has a particular interest in soft tissue surgery and has achieved the postgraduate ‘Small Animal Surgery’ Certificate awarded by Improve International. Dawn joined us in January 2020 and we are delighted to have her as one of the team.
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!
A complete animal lover veterinary was the obvious choice for her though she has also worked at manager level in the hospitality industry. Always calm under pressure she enjoys all aspects of nursing, especially medical cases and looking after our feline patients. Even though she is our resident ‘crazy cat lady’ , Josceline has a collection of cats and dogs at home that is ever growing.
She started life as a veterinary nurse at a busy first opinion clinic in Dublin before returning to Cork to work at a well established referral hospital. We were delighted to welcome her back to Dublin and to the team in February 2020. Kim has a keen interest in surgery and anesthesia and is the go-to person for pet insurance and many other admin issues.
She enjoys all aspects of nursing and also really enjoys helping clients and seeing the bond between owners and their beloved pets. Originally from Wexford her own family pets include 5 dogs and 3 hens. Anna also has a passion for horses and grew up around them but is taking a break to enjoy city life!
Prior to joining the team she worked at the busy Pet Emergency Hospital and is a cool head under pressure! She also had an interest in urban wildlife and has nursed orphaned wildlife brought into us at the practice.
She has a certificate in ‘Advanced Wildlife Veterinary Treatment’ and was nominated for the veterinary nurse of the year in 2017. She has a little dog called Ringo who regularly comes to the clinic with her.
We look for people who can communicate well with clients and have a helpful and compassionate demeanour in either of the following capacities: