Anne Nelson

Senior Veterinary Surgeon/Owner

Anne grew up on a dairy farm in Scotland surrounded by an array of farm animals as well as many horses, cats and dogs. After graduating at Glasgow University Veterinary School in 1982 she worked as the house surgeon at the university for a year before moving south to work at the Royal Veterinary College…

Practice Manager

Dawn qualified as a veterinary nurse in 1996 and after various permanent and locum positions she settled at Anne Nelson Vets becoming a permanent member of staff in 2003. In 2012, along with Karen Davison, Dawn took on the role of practice manager whilst also continuing to nurse part time. However she has since given…

Veterinary Surgeon

Claire graduated from Bristol University in 2008. She worked in a small practice, Nottingham for 3 years before joining Anne Nelson Vets in October 2012. Claire has a keen interest in animal behaviour, cardiology and internal medicine, as well as music, crafting, walking her dog and cuddling the inpatients.

Veterinary Surgeon

At the age of one, Alexandra was already on her first real pony. All her childhood she was surrounded by cats and dogs, so it was an obvious decision to become a vet or join the mounted police…the job with the most passion was an obvious choice! Alexandra graduated from Ghent University in 2005 and…

Veterinary Surgeon

  Astrid knew that she wanted to work with animals from a young age.  She graduated from Edinburgh University in 1992 and worked in a mixed practice in Somerset, obtaining a certificate in Small Animal Medicine in 1997.  Astrid then moved to Surrey to work in small animal practice and has also worked in a…

Veterinary Surgeon

We are very pleased to welcome Mark Rowland to our team of veterinary surgeons.  Mark holds a certificate in zoological medicine and brings with him a wealth of experience for the more exotic pets. He can be found here a couple of times a week and is happy to accept referrals.

Veterinary Surgeon

Hettie has wanted to be a vet from a young age and we welcomed Hettie to the team in August 2021 as a newly qualified vet. As well as graduating in Veterinary Science at Liverpool University she also has a degree in Zoology.  Hettie enjoys running and is often accompanied by her buddy Ollie, her…

Head Veterinary Nurse

Elle is responsible for leading the team of nurses here at Nelsons. She qualified as a Veterinary Nurse at the University Of Pretoria, South Africa in 1998. After which she worked in Cape Town for 2 years. Over the next couple of years, Elle travelled around America and Europe before joining Nelsons in 2003. Elle…

Lynda qualified as a Veterinary nurse in 1990 and joined us in October 2018. She has worked for the majority of her career with a large animal charity. Lynda has special interests in Surgery, radiography and dog behaviour, and she absolutely loves Dalmatians!

Jo has been working for Anne Nelson Vets for many years and helps train Student Veterinary Nurses that are on placement as part of their degree.

Angela qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 2006 and joined Anne Nelson Vets in 2012. She has a keen interest in Canine Behaviour Therapy and Training having worked for a behaviourist and trained her own Springer Spaniel in obedience, agility, and flyball.

Nikki qualified as a  Registered Veterinary Nurse in 2008 and recently joined  Anne Nelson Vets after a short break starting her own family. She is passionate about all animals and has 2 horses and 2 cats of her own. She is particularly interested in surgery and in gaining her advanced nursing certificate. SaveSave