Paws Pet Health Club

Pet care for dogs

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Your Paws Pet Health Club membership provides a cost-effective way to give your pet the most comprehensive preventative healthcare package: Click HERE to discover all of the benefits and to join the club!

Charlene smallCharlene Oosthuizen BSc(Hons) RVN GradDipVN Head Veterinary Nurse started her career as a Saturday girl with us after completing some work experience in 2003. She graduated in 2009 with a BSc from the Royal Veterinary College and started work at a local referral hospital. She passed her graduate diploma in Professional and Clinical Veterinary Nursing, also at the Royal Veterinary College in 2013 and was subsequently promoted to Ward Supervisor. She joined us in 2019 as she felt ready to take on a new challenge as Head Veterinary Nurse. She lives in Hitchin with her husband and Miniature Wire Haired Dachshund, Bristle and is very passionate about patient care and anaesthesia.

Charlene is currently on maternity leave.

Claire smallClaire Daniels RVN, joined us in 2016 after working for a local practise since 2006 and qualifying as a Veterinary Nurse in 2011.

She was a Head Nurse in her previous role but missed the practical 'hands on' side of nursing and contact with her patients.

She lives in St Neots with a retired Thoroughbred called Tyke and two young Cobs called Freddie and Jack.

She enjoys horse riding, walking her Hungarian Vizla, Kobi and meeting friends.

 Claire currently has the role of Head Veterinary Nurse whilst Charlene is on maternity leave. 

Sue smallSuzanne Pearson RVN joined the practice in 1989 and qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 2004. Suzanne has bred several litters of Golden Retrievers, including showing and working them.

She has two horses, which she shares with her daughter as well as cats and chickens! Suzanne enjoys working with small animals such as rats and mice.

Kim smallKim Bell, RVN joined us in May 2008. She had started her veterinary nursing career at a practice in St Neots where she obtained her Veterinary Nursing qualification in 2004.

She moved to an intensive referral centre in 2006 but decided she wanted to return to general practice. She enjoys caring for her two dogs and two cats which keeps her very busy!

Vicky smallVicky Carr, RVN, qualified from Hartpury College in 2015 and started working at a small animal practice for over a year before joining us in 2017. She enjoys undertaking her nursing duties in theatre and outside work she enjoys horse riding and helping her family on their farm. She has two black Labradors called, Dotty and Charlie and a cat called George.

Danielle smallDanielle Elliman RVN, started working for us in 2016 and passed her Veterinary Nurse qualification in 2019.

She has already developed an interest in de-sensitising dogs that are anxious about coming into the practice.

She enjoys horse riding, farming and country life and has a Cob called Kye and an Arab X Cob called Riley. She also has two Labradors, Savannah and Brewser.

Siani smallSiani Richardson, Nursing Auxiliary, joined the practice in 2004 after working at a veterinary practice in Newmarket for seven years. She started her Pre Veterinary Nurse training and then locumed at a practice in Biggleswade.

She greatly enjoys looking after her horses, cats and dogs and enjoys her role as the diabetic supervisor, assisting clients with their diabetic pets after going through the experience herself!

Nat smallNatalie Rice BSc(Hons) Veterinary Health Science, Nursing Auxiliary. Natalie is from a local farming background and joined the practice in 2005 after gaining a degree in Veterinary Health Science at the University of West England.

She lives in Sandy with her husband and young son and has two chickens; a rescue cat Pumpkin and two Jack Russell x Paterdale terriers, Maisie and Isla, who she enjoys walking.

She has recently started her City & Guilds Level 2 certificate in Assisting Veterinary Surgeons in the use of Anaesthetics and Sedation.

 

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Caring for pets

As many of us are pet owners ourselves, we understand the importance of pets truly being part of the family. We do our best to offer the best care for your pet, with a comprehensive preventative healthcare programme and a range of medical services and surgical facilities to help when everything doesn't go to plan.

We are now in our brand new premises at Ickwell Road, Upper Caldecote, Bedfordshire SG18 9BS. Please see our "Contacts" page for further details.

Payment Options

Payment can be made via cash, cheque or debit/credit card.

Account payments can also be made by debit/credit card over the telephone or by BACS.

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