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Meet the Medivet Shawbirch Team

The staff at Shawbirch aim to deliver the highest standards of veterinary care backed up by a personal and caring attitude dedicated to providing service of the highest standard in a sympathetic, friendly and reassuring manner.

As well as our permanent staff at Shawbirch, we also have a team of mobile staff who work in several Medivet practices across Shropshire. View a list of our mobile staff members who may work at Shawbirch from time to time.

Veterinary Surgeon

Mark VSMark – Veterinary Surgeon

I obtained my BVSc from Liverpool University in 1991. Before joining Medivet, I owned a two branch practice in Bristol for 18 years before selling and returning to my Shropshire roots. My special interests include treating exotic pets. At home I have several pets; Shire horses, Highland cows, dogs, cats, coatis, skunks, Southdown sheep, tortoises and owls! Outside of work, I enjoy renovating houses, steam engine restoration and family life.

Nursing Team

Sophie Byrne - RVNSophie Byrne - Head Veterinary Nurse

Before joining the Medivet family, I studied at the Souhull College where I qualified in 2014 as a Registered Veterinary Nurse. I have also completed a level 3 national diploma in Animal Management. I have a special interest in intensive and critical care, nurse clinics and assisting in the operating theatre. At home I have many pets of my own including my dogs, rabbits and terrapins! In my spare time I am a keen horse rider and enjoy spending quality time with family and friends.