The small animal specialists

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The Veterinary Centre, 207 Daventry Road Cheylesmore, Coventry, CV3 5HH

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Saturday: 9:00am - 11:30am

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Meet the team

The Veterinary Surgeons

  • Dr.Richard Harvey
  • Conor Day
  • Aisling McGrath
Dr. Richard Harvey
Conor Day
Aisling McGrath

BVSc, Cbiol, FIBiol, DVD, PhD, MRCVS, RCVS & European Diplomate in Veterinary Dermatology - Partner

Richard graduated from the University of Bristol in 1978 and worked in mixed practice for a number of years. He joined The Veterinary Centre in 1988. Richard holds both RCVS and European Diplomas in Veterinary Dermatology and is one of only a few specialist dermatologists in the country. Richard specialises in all skin conditions and has a keen interest in chronic ear disease. Richard sees a variety of dermatology cases referred to him from veterinary practices all over England. Richard is married, has two daughters and a cat called Bonnie

BVSc, MRCVS - Partner

Conor graduated from the University of Pretoria, South Africa in 1997 and joined the practice in 1998. Conor has a keen interest in surgery as well as medicine and was a finalist in the PetPlan Vet of the Year Awards 2008 and 2009. Conor enjoys travelling, running and cycling in his spare time and has taken part in marathons and duathlons. He has one cat called Minnie and a dog, called Millie.

Conor has been nominated for PetPlan of the year Vet in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.

MVB, MRCVS

Aisling graduated from University College Dublin, Ireland in 2011, and began working in a mixed practice in Normandy, France. Although she thoroughly enjoyed working with horses and dairy cows as well as small pets, she decided to focus on small animal medicine and surgery. After moving to the UK, she joined The Veterinary Centre in March 2013. Aisling is a keen tea drinker, and has a large supply of different varieties at work (her favourite being the Irish "Barry's Tea"). Outside of work, Ailsing enjoys socialising and travelling around the UK, Ireland and the rest of Europe to visit friends and family. Aisling's two dogs still live at her family home in Ireland; Sammy (a three legged Scottish Terrier) and Nulla (a lovely collie/Sheepdog cross).

Veterinary Nurses

Vet Nurses
  • Hayley Flannigan
  • Sharron Carter
  • Kerri Ashford
Hayley Flannigan
Sharron Carter
Kerri Ashford

RVN

Hayley joined the practice in 1995, and qualified as a veterinary nurse in 1997. Since qualifying, she has become a Pet Health Counsellor, offering free health checks to our clients with their pets. More recently, she has qualified as a NVQ assessor and is now a clinical coach, helping to teach our student nurses. Hayley is also one of our First aiders. Hayley doesn´t have any pets at the moment, but frequently dog sits for her boss´s dog Millie and her friends dog Smudge, who love to go on long walkies and chase squirrels. Out of work, Hayley enjoys relaxing holidays, socialising with friends and loves to shop!

RVN

Sharron joined the practice in 2001 and qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2004. She is a qualified Pet Health Care Counsellor and a NVQ assessor. Sharron has a keen interest in preventative care for pets and has done many talks to local schools. Sharron lives with her husband and their family. She has an elderly Staffordshire Bull Terrier called Tyler, who is regular visitor to the practice Sharron´s hobbies include, camping and keeping fit.

RVN

Kerri has been at the practice since 1995, where see did works experience. In 1997, Kerri joined the practice full time as an auxiliary nurse for many years before deciding to train as a veterinary nurse. She qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2008. Kerri has a keen interest in radiography and preventative care clinics, especially weight clinics and rabbit advice. Outside of work, kerri enjoys socialising with friends and spending time with her rescued pets, Woody the Border Terrier (whom she has hand reared) and Domino, a three legged cat.

  • Martin Reid
  • Daniel Holden
  • Rebecca Youden
Martin Reid
Daniel Holden
Rebecca Youden

RVN

Martin joined the practice in 2010 and qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 2012. Martin has a keen interest in canine fitness, behaviour and health. He also teaches K9 sport most evenings to a variety of dogs and clients.

Outside of work, Martin regularly competes with his Border Collies in agility competitions, including Crufts.

RVN

Daniel came to the practice as a works experience student in 2005. He studied at Warwickshire College, Moreton Morrell and became a qualified veterinary nurse in 2008. Danny has a keen interest in theatre practice. Out of work, Danny enjoys socialising with friends and spending time with his pets. Danny has 2 German Shepherds Dogs, 2 cats and 7 chickens.

Veterinary Nurse

Becky joined the practice in 2009 and qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 2012. She has a rescued Lurcher called Kevin who enjoys long walks. In her spare time she enjoys music festivals, cycling and taking part in Triathlons and half marathons.

Reception Staff and The Practice Manager

  • Angela Green
  • Emma Ferron
  • Michelle Cosgrove
Angela Green
Emma Ferron
MichelleCosgrove

RVN

Angela joined the practice in 1995 and became a qualified veterinary nurse in 2001. Angela has a keen interest in rabbits, radiography and dentistry. She is a qualified Pet Health Counsellor and has completed a dental leadership course. She now works as a receptionist at the practice. Outside of work, she enjoys shopping, baking, making gift cards, horse-riding and looking after her animals.

Emma joined the practice in 2006, as one of our receptionists. She has a wealth of experience to share with our clients, with any queries that they may have. Emma is very artistic and keeps our waiting room displays up to date. Outside of work Emma enjoys socialising with friends and photography.

RVN Dip AVN (surgical) - Practice manager

Michelle joined the practice in 1986 and qualified as a veterinary nurse in 1988. She progressed to become Head Nurse in 1989. She has since taken an advanced Diploma in surgical nursing, and is a qualified NVQ assessor and Pet Health Counsellor. Michelle became practice manager in 2005. Out of work, Michelle is kept busy with her family and enjoys socialising with friends, cycling, horse-riding and shopping!

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