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…

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

Catarina graduated in Lisbon. Portugal in 2011. She moved to the UK in 2014 for an internship in a referral hospital, working then in a busy charity in Essex. She joined Anne Nelsons team in January 2019. Catarina enjoys all aspects of internal medicine, particularly dermatology and emergency cases. Currently she is working towards a…

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…

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!

Emily is a Veterinary Nurse from Melbourne, Australia, and qualified in 2010. Her moto is that our pets provide us so much joy it’s the least we can do to provide them with the best care possible. Emily has always worked in small practices in Australia and values the ‘family’ atmosphere this provides. She recently…

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.