Ian is a Liverpool University graduate qualifying in 1990.
Ian is a mixed vet dealing with mainly small animal but also some equine and farm work. He occasionally spends some time at Whitestone Veterinary Clinic as well as our main practice site.
Sue graduated from Bristol University in 1989 and worked in mixed practice for 5 years before concentrating on small animal medicine and surgery. Sue spends all her time in the surgery consulting with or operating on pets there.
Sue joined the partnership in 2001.
Rob is our lead large animal Director and now spends all his time dealing with our large animal clients.
Rob graduated from the Royal Veterinary College (part of London University) in 1992.
His particular interest is in the area of cattle medicine, nutrition and herd health.
There are 5 Directors here at PAWS. The Directors are the owners of the practice and are responsible, along with our Practice Manager, for its day to day running.
If you have any comments to make about us at PAWS, and certainly if you have any complaint to bring to our attention, please ask to speak to one of the Directors, or to our practice manager, Miss Tammy Kennedy.
Ian also used to undertake meat hygeine work as an OVS and is still currently involved with health export certification work.
He has an interest in anaesthetics, intensive care and pain management.
In addition to being a qualified National League basketball referee officiating in the top UK domestic league (the BBL), Ian is also a Special Constable with Warwickshire Police having spent over 11 years on the traffic department.
He also rides......a motorcycle.
With a family of 3 children Rob is just as busy ourof work as in it, but enjoys running to keep fit. Rob is also exercising his brain with some non-veterinary further education home study.
Rob is currently heavily involved working with XLVets on both regional and national levels in relation to the changes to the national control measures for TB in the national herd.
Sue's particular interests are in diagnostic imaging and surgery.
In 2000 Sue gained her Certificate in Radiology after 2 years of study fitted in during working at the practice and demonstrates Sue's additional knowledge in the areas of radiology (x-rays) and other imaging techniques (e.g. ultrasonography - "scanning").
Sue enjoys gardening and walking and owns a number of pets of her own including a cat, 3 tortoises, and Phoebe and Badger, her Border Terriers, who are usually never far away!
Sue is currently also involved with XLVets on their small animal executive.
Alex qualified in Italy but has been living and working in the UK for over 8 years.
Alex says, "I love all the areas of my profession but I have a special interest in cardiorespiratory diseases and soft tissue surgery. I also have a further qualification in acupuncture."
"I joined PAWS in 2011 and am really happy to work here. All my colleagues and members of staff are very friendly and we all try to maintain a high standard of care for all our patients".
In his spare time Alex loves travelling and exploring England and it's countryside with his bike.
Hannah qualified from Edinburgh University in 2010 and spent 18 months in mixed practice in central England before moving to join us in January 2012.
Of local origin and being from a farming background Hannah was not only already familiar with the area and the practice, but also with many of our farm clients.
Hannah is now a purely 'large animal' vet along with Rob providing healthcare to our farm and equine clients.
In her spare time Hannah enjoys farming,socialising and attempts to keep her young cocker spaniel 'Thistle' under control.