Kevin Davidson BVetMed MRCVS
Kevin qualified from London in 1989. He initially spent 8 years in the Northeast and Midlands working in mixed practice. He moved back to Devon, where he was born, in 1997 to work for Dart Vale concentrating almost exclusively on small animals. In 1998 he took over the running of the Paignton branch from Mr Goodwin and it has since grown from a one vet to a two and a half vet practice. His particular interests are diagnostic imaging, general surgery and minor orthopaedics.
Victoria Goss MA VetMB MRCVS
Having been inspired by Jim Goodwin MRCVS, when seeing practice at 15 years old in Paignton (when we were Hair and Beaumont), Victoria went on to gain a place at Cambridge University (St Johns College). She spent her first 5 years in Exeter doing mainly equine work and then moved to work for Dart Vale Vets, mainly doing equine and small animal work and became a partner in 2005. She likes to keep fit and enjoys any sport that involves chasing a ball around a court. She has a keen interest in music and wishes she had enough time to play her violin. She loves walking on the moors and in Scotland with her two Springers Jenson and Judley.
Christopher Jones BVSc MRCVS
Chris joined Dart Vale in 1984 after graduating from Liverpool University and has enjoyed all aspects of mixed practice ever since. He enjoys walking, gardening, modern art and bird watching. He is a very keen cyclist and has taken part in many sportives including the Tour of Wessex, Dartmoor Classic and the Brecon Beacon Demon. He is currently training for stage 4 of the Tour of Britain. Chris' secret is eating plenty of eggs from his pet chickens.
Jonathan Lamming MA VetMB MRCVS
Jonathan graduated from Cambridge in 1978 and has worked in mixed practice all his professional life. He has been working in Devon since 1986 having spent three years in Dorset, two in Somerset and three in Herefordshire. His three children are now working or at University. Jonathan spends most of his free time looking after his menagerie of animals including 3 dogs, 2 pygmy goats, a pony, hens and ducks. In what spare time he has left he enjoys gardening and grows exotic plants in his polytunnel with his chillies being last season's hot property!
Claire Harrigan BVMS BSc MRCVS
Karen Airey BVMS MRCVS
Jessica Myers-Allen BVSc MRCVS
Vicky Norris MA VetMB MRCVS
Vicky has worked for Dart Vale since qualifying from Cambridge in 2006 and she enjoys all aspects of mixed practice work. Vicky now has an acupuncture qualification and is able to provide this service to our clients with arthritic dogs. Outside of work, Vicky has many hobbies including long distance walking, camping, spinning and sailing. She has several pets of her own including her two Persians Archie and Pickle and her dog, Sprocket the Rocket.
Gillian Hill BVMS MRCVS
Christopher Bamford MA VetMB MRCVS
Chris graduated from Cambridge in 2008 and moved back home to South Devon to work as a mixed vet at Dart Vale. Chris has completed module B (Small Animal Practice) of the Certificate of Advanced Veterinary Practice and is currently studying for his A module with Liverpool Univeristy. He is a trained South West Healthy Livestock Advisor and has a keen interest in small animal nutrition and surgery.
Jennifer Reekie BVMS MRCVS
Jennifer graduated from Glasgow Vet School in 2000 and following a period in mixed practice in the Scottish highlands has spent the last 9 years in small animal practice in both the UK and New Zealand. She is the newest member of Dart Vale joining us in January 2011 and will be based mainly at the Totnes practice. She has started module A of the Certificate of Advanced Veterinary Practice and is particularly interested in soft tissue surgery and emergency medicine. When not at work Jennifer enjoys being on the water - sailing or windsurfing, or taking Sparky her Springer for long walks in the woods
Lily Jones BVSc MRCVS
Lily studied Bioveterinary Science at Liverpool University first before graduating in Veterinary Science. Outside of work Lily enjoys long walks with her two keen agility collies Cloe and Blake. She also enjoys a spot of rock climbing and enjoying the Devon / Somerset countryside where she grew up.