At Tay Valley Vets, we have a dedicated team of veterinary surgeons, qualified nurses, and reception staff; who will care for your animals.

All of our team are animal lovers, many with extensive knowledge of animals they look after. You can be sure that we’ll provide the same level of care for your animal, as we would want for our own. If you’re unsure about the best care for your animal, please speak to one of our team; who will be pleased to help explain the various options available.

Partners

Harvey

Harvey graduated from Glasgow Vet School in 1990. He spent eleven years in the Royal Army Veterinary Corps in regiments such as the Household Cavalry, before moving into general practice. Harvey has worked in charity, sole charge and hospital positions and is particularly interested in gun dog health and small animal medicine, including ultrasound scanning.

Harvey writes about pet health for several magazines, has published a book ‘Gundog Veterinary Bible’, and contributed to many academic papers relating to small animal medicine. He became a partner in 2009.

Jamie
Jamie graduated from Glasgow Vet School in 1988 and first joined the practice in 1993. He left in 1995 to set up and run his own equine practice in Manchester. After a spell as a Veterinary Pathologist with the SAC in Perth and Edinburgh he returned to the practice in 1999 and became a partner in 2002.
 
Jamie has evented up to intermediate and one star standard and is currently studying towards his certificate in Equine Practice. He is the Honorary Veterinary Advisor for BHS Scotland and was part of the equine team at the London Olympics.

Vets

Lindsay

Lindsay graduated from Glasgow Vet School in 1996 and joined the Practice the same year. Lindsay deals with small animals and has particular interests in endocrinology and the treatment of diabetes.Lindsay deals with rabbit clients particularly with dental problems.

Fiona

Fiona graduated from Glasgow Vet School in 1988 and joined the Practice in 1999. Fiona has a particular interest in alternative medicine and in 2002 was successful in gaining her Foundation qualification in Veterinary Homeopathy.

Sue

Sue graduated from Cambridge University Vet School in 1981 and gained her Certificate in Small Animal Dermatology in 1988. Sue is a self-employed locum vet currently working at the practice. 

Roz

Roz graduated from The Royal School of Veterinary Studies Edinburgh in 2012. She moved to Tay Valley Vets in 2014 from Derby. She has a strong interest and ability in canine and feline soft tissue surgery.

Sarah

Sarah graduated from Glasgow Vet School in 1996 after completing an Animal Science degree in 1992. She worked in mixed practice for 5 years before moving into solely small animal practice.

After living in Canada for 3 years Sarah completed the North American Veterinary Licensing exams.

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Nurses

Gillian

Gillian is our Head Nurse and is also one of our senior qualified Canine Hydrotherapists.

She has worked at the practice since 1999. Gillian’s special interests include emergency nursing, managing diabetic patients, radiography and pet nutrition.

Kirsten

Kirsten joined the Practice in 2007, after qualifying to become a Registered Veterinary Nurse in August 2012. Kirsten enjoys all aspects of working in a mixed practice.

Jennifer

Jennifer joined Tay Valley Vets as a student in January 2010 and has since gained her qualification to become a Registered Veterinary Nurse.

She enjoys all aspects of working in a mixed practice, with a particular interest in the equine side as she she previously worked as a groom and has two horses of her own. Jennifer also runs our puppy socialisation classes.

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Lisa joined the practice in 2013 shortly after receiving her degree in Veterinary nursing. She is a senior qualified Canine Hydrotherapist.

She has a Bearded Collie called Cody and they spend their spare time outdoors and climbing the Munros together.

Craig joined the practice in 2013 and is a student veterinary nurse. He is currently working towards becoming a qualified RVN at Edinburgh Napier University.

Craig is owned by a Springer Spaniel called Tia and a Lionhead rabbit called Fudge.

Mhairi

Mhairi joined the practice in 2009 as a general assistant to reception, nurses and vets and is now training to become a qualified nurse. She has recently rehomed a stray kitten and has an old horse called Benson.

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Samantha joined the team in February 2015 and qualified a few months later from Edinburgh College. She is currently training towards becoming a Canine Hydrotherapist.

She owns two Rotweillers called Reese and Cooper who both love coming to the hydrotherapy pool. She also owns a three legged cat called Timmy.

Kim

Kim is a chartered veterinary physiotherapist treating humans and animals in the Tayside and Fife area. In 2005 she undertook her veterinary physiotherapy training at the Royal Veterinary College of London and qualified in 2007 with a Postgraduate Diploma in Veterinary Physiotherapy.

Chloe joined TVV as an animal care assistant in June 2015. She assists the vets and nurses and also assists in the hydrotherapy pool.

She is looking forward to beginning her veterinary nurse training in the near future.

Administration

Jacqui

Jacqui has been with the Practice since 2008. She has successfully completed her Purina Nutritional Course and is a fully trained Petplan Insurance Advisor.

Amy

Amy joined the practice in October 2015. She owns a Yorkie called Bertie and recently adopted Timmy, a cross bread from Perthshire Abandoned Dogs Society.

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Julie started with the Practice in January 2012. Since starting with the Practice Julie is now the proud owner of Flynn a Saluki Cross, who she rescued from Perthshire Abandoned Dogs Society.

Norma

Norma has been with the Practice for over 20 years and is relied upon for her vast knowledge of Perth and its surrounding areas. Norma is owned by her 3 cats who like to keep her on her toes.

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Laura has been with the Practice since 2005, Laura is responsible for the Invoicing and Accounts. Laura is kept busy at home with her family and young Spaniel Kia.

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Nikki started with the practice in March 2016. Since starting she now owns a Collie called Alfie, who she enjoys taking long walks with and has a cat called Fudge.

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Fiona

Fiona is our invaluable cleaner!

Our team provide a complete range of treatments and services for your pets

From free nurse consultations, to a state-of-the-art digital x-ray and ultrasound suite, our aim is to meet your pet’s needs, all under one roof.

What our clients say about us

“Always professional, and always offer a friendly welcome when I visit the surgery. Highly recommended for large and small animals.”

L Healy

“Tay Valley Vets is second to none. From the ease of getting a convenient appointment, to the attentiveness of the desk staff and the fabulous vets, I cant fault any of them.”

D Williams