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Ark Aid

Canford Heath
01202 602 766

Meet the Team at Canford Heath

Our friendly and caring team pride themselves on delivering the highest standards of veterinary care in a personal and sympathetic way.

We look forward to meeting you and your pets soon.

Veterinary Surgeons

Kate Tamsin MoseleyKate Tamsin Moseley – Lead Veterinary Surgeon

I qualified in 2010, in Pretoria, South Africa, where I obtained my Bachelor of Veterinary Science. I registered with the RCVS in April 2015. Before joining Medivet, I worked in South Africa and then came to the UK in 2015 where I worked as a locum vet in various practices. I have now chosen to make Poole my home. My special areas of interest are small animal medicine, surgery and exotics. At home, I have two Yorkies called Abby and Karigan. My hobbies include hiking, camping, travelling and reading.

female silhouetteSue Wheeler – Veterinary Surgeon 

I qualified as a veterinary surgeon from the London Royal Veterinary College in 1993. Before joining Medivet, I ran my own practice from 1987 until 2016, which I built up from scratch. My special area of interest is soft tissue surgery. At home, I have a cheeky cat called Rosie, who thinks she is a dog! My hobbies include playing tennis, gardening, playing golf and going travelling.

female silhouetteDawn Andrew – Veterinary Surgeon 

I studied at the London Royal Veterinary College and qualified in 2008. Before I started at Medivet, I had worked for various different veterinary practices. I enjoy all aspects of general practice. I have lots of pets at home, including tortoises, chickens, fish and two dogs. Outside of work, I love gardening and walking, and I am a huge fan of Southampton Football Club!

female silhouetteEmily Wyson – Veterinary Surgeon 

I qualified from the University of Bristol in 2003, where I obtained my BVSc. Before joining Medivet, I was working as an assistant vet and also a locum vet. My special area of interest is animal medicine. At home, I have two dogs and in my spare time, I enjoy camping, walking and going travelling.

Nursing Team

Nikki JohnsonNicola Johnson – Head Veterinary Nurse 

I joined Ark-Aid Veterinary Practice in Poole in 1997 and qualified from Lynwood School of Veterinary Nursing in 1999. I worked as the deputy head nurse then head nurse for several years. I also spent a few years working at two other local practices then re-joined the practice in 2012 - I particularly enjoy working in theatre and doing the administration. Outside of work, I love dancing and currently do Ballroom and Latin dance, yoga and travelling.

female silhouetteNatalie Oliver – Veterinary Nurse 

I graduated from Hartpury College in 1997 with a BSc (Hons) in Animal Science. I then trained to be a veterinary nurse at Telford College and qualified in 2002. Before joining Medivet, I worked in animal welfare for the Dog’s Trust, doing hydrotherapy with dogs. I love being a veterinary nurse and enjoy doing the weight clinics in practice. In my spare time, I like going swimming, going to the theatre and spending time with my family. I am also really interested in alternative therapies such as reflexology.

Leanne StephensLeanne Stephens – Veterinary Nurse 

I qualified in 2006 and began my career as a veterinary nurse at a Ringwood Vets. I then moved to Ark Aid Vets which then became a part of the Medivet family. I love my job and really enjoy doing the nurse clinics and getting to educate the clients. In my spare time, I like writing articles on pet healthcare for a local magazine. At home, I have a Jack Russell called Minnie. Outside of work, I enjoy taking my dog for walks, camping and dress-making.

Reception Team

Iva ChavesIva Chaves – Client Care Assistant 

I studied in Brazil, where I achieved a General Academic Studies Degree in Veterinary Medicine, in 1987. I also have a Level Three NVQ Diploma in Hospitality Supervision and Leadership. I enjoy studying and am currently completing online courses in Animal Psychology and Advanced Canine First Aid. Before joining Medivet, I spent six years working for the Royal Exeter Hotel, on reception. My passion for animals and people lead me to my career at Medivet; I love welcoming the pets and their owners, helping them, and making them feel looked after. Outside of work, I enjoy listening to music, watching films, travelling and dancing (I used to do ballet).