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Here at Avenue Vets we have a team of registered veterinary nurses and animal nursing assistants who care for your pets when visiting us either for a routine operation or if they are unwell. They all have pets of their own and understand that pets are part of the family.

If you need help and support from veterinary nurses you can trust, call

01476 563 371

Kelly started training as a veterinary nurse in 2007 and qualified in 2009. She has been working here at the Avenue Veterinary Centre since January 2010 and is now the head nurse. She enjoys all aspects of the job but especially enjoys running the practice's puppy parties, Facebook page and website. She also has a special interest in orthopaedic nursing and wound management.

Kelly has Egg Nog the Dog (Noggin) a Whippet cross Saluki whom she rescued at Christmas time 2010 and son, Jake.

Kelly Perry RVN (Head Nurse)

Clare has been with the practice for over 20 years. Not only is Clare a small animal nursing assistant, she also assists the vets with Equine and large animal procedures.


Clare has a border terrier called 'Bryan' who was born here at Avenue Veterinary Centre, and a horse called 'Bob'. Clare and Bob enjoy days with the Bloodhounds and cross-country.

Clare Marshall (Senior Nurse)

Sonya started training as a veterinary nurse since 2007 and qualified in 2009. She particularly enjoys nursing inpatients, radiography and nurse clinics, especially obesity and weight management. Sonya also has a degree in animal science and behaviour. She has 3 Border Collies called Flash, Henry and Darwin with whom she trains and competes in agility at weekends.

Sonya Harris BSc(Hons)RVN

Natasha has worked with us at AVC since 2014 as a small animal nursing assistant. She particularly enjoys looking after the in patients and rabbit handling. Natasha has 4 of her own rabbits at home and also 4 cats which take up most of her spare time!

Natasha is currently on maternity leave after having her daughter Olivia in May.

Natasha Robinson

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Meet our friendly nursing team

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Nikki Ellis

Nikki has been working with us as an animal nursing assistant since November 2015 and has fitted into the team brilliantly.


She loves all animals and has a number of pets at home including dogs, cats and horses.

Katy Hopkinson

Katy has just joined our team of nurses as a maternity cover for Natasha. Katy did an animal care course at Riseholme College in 2007 and has a BTEC level 3 qualification.


She has been working within the care industry with elderly people for many years whilst trying to get into veterinary practice.


Katy loves to crochet amigurumi animals and appliques and visiting stately homes.

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Rosie Foster SVN

Rosie studied animal management at college and is now in her final year of university studying veterinary nursing. Whilst here on placement Rosie especially enjoys anaesthesia and helping to run the nurse clinics and puppy parties.


In her spare time she enjoys going to the gym and she has two cats called Freddie and Delilah.