Emergency Contact Numbers
Beverley - 01482 882 377
Hornsea - 01964 532 770

Veterinary Directors

Heather Trindall BVSc MRCVS

Veterinary Director

Heather worked as a nurse with us, before going to the University of Liverpool and graduating as a vet in 2006, returning to work with us again before becoming a director in 2015. She has a special interest in small animal medicine and is working towards a post graduate certificate in this area. Heather also enjoys working with rabbits and other small mammals. Outside of work, Heather enjoys reading, travelling and spending time with her cats.

Lynne Clare BVMS MRCVS

Veterinary Director

Lynne qualified from the University of Glasgow in 2005 and has worked with us ever since, becoming a director in 2015. She has a particular interest in surgery, particularly soft tissue surgery. Outside of work, Lynne enjoys competing her horse, Carrick, and spending time with her family.

Veterinary Surgeons

Marcela Fox MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

Claudia Sanchez MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

Sophie Walton BVSc MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

Sophie joined us in 2021, having previously work with both small animals and horses. She mostly works at our Hornsea practice, but also enjoys working at the Beverley surgery. Outside of work she enjoys walking and spending time with her husband and dog.

Heike Kopac-Pickering MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

Heike has worked with us on and off since 1991. She currently works part time. She has a special interest in acupuncture having gained her Certificate in Safety and Competence in Acupuncture. She is also interested in small animal surgery.

Registered Nurses

Rachel Winter RVN

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Melissa Baker RVN

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Melissa joined us in 2020 and enjoys working with all species of pet animals. She works mostly at our Hornsea surgery and particularly enjoys working in the operating theatre as well as speaking with owners. Melissa enjoys working with our rabbit patients and taking care of her own outside of work.

Olivia Clubley RVN

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Olivia was welcomed to our team in April 2019 as a nursing auxiliary. At the start of 2021, she began her studies as a student veterinary nurse, and then qualified in October 2023. Olivia enjoys working with all species, but particularly enjoys working with large dog breeds.

Hannah Walker RVN

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Hannah joined us in March 2018 and enjoys looking after all species but has a special interest in exotics and wildlife. Outside of work, Hannah enjoys looking after her dog Bennett, cats and ferrets.  Hannah enjoys running some of our nurse clinics including weight clinics, and our puppy parties. She is also a Clinical Coach/Supervisor, running the nurse training at the surgery.

Talia Blans RVN

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Talia joined the team in 2017 and thoroughly enjoys all aspects of working with animals. She is currently training to be a Registered Veterinary Nurse. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with family and friends and her cats.

Gemma George RVN

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Gemma joined us in October 2015 and worked as a nursing auxiliary initially, before completing her RVN training and gaining her registration with the RCVS in 2019. She looks after a wide variety of animals herself and enjoys helping to treat all species at the surgery. Gemma is Nurse Team Leader at the Beverley branch.

Student Nurses

Lucy Smith

Student Veterinary Nurse

Beth Officer

Student Veterinary Nurse

Megan Teske

Student Veterinary Nurse

Megan has always been around animals, both at home and in her studies. She joined our growing team in 2021 and is enjoying spending time with our patients as well as their owners. She mainly works at the Hornsea surgery, but can be found at Beverley looking after our clients at reception.

Nursing Auxiliaries

Bronwyn Hepburn

Nursing Auxiliary

Becky Hunter

Nursing Auxiliary

Megan Gray

Nursing Auxillary

Emily Mayman

Nursing auxiliary

Em joined the team early in 2021 and has spent most of her time at the Beverley surgery. She enjoys working with our canine patients and taking care of wildlife. Outside of work, she has a particular interest in sea mammals and volunteers working with these amazing animals.

Michelle Millea

Nursing Auxiliary - Infection Control

Michelle began working with us in 2010 and can be found at both Beverley and Hornsea surgeries. Michelle enjoys socialising and spending time with her family.


Becky Wilson


Averilla Carr


Averilla joined our Hornsea reception team in September 2022. She is a fully qualified canine hydrotherapist, having gained lots of experience in the area in her spare time

Tracy Durkin

Reception & Accounts Administrator

Tracy joined us in March 2022 as an experienced receptionist & administrator. Working across both branches, she is on hand to deal with clients accounts. She has a passion for True Crime, and enjoys spending time with her daughter and two cats Jesse & Peppa

Sarah Robinson-Huluba


Sarah joined us in 2017, working across both branches. She loves meeting all our patients and outside of work spends time with her family including her dog.

Lynne Foster-Thornburn

Receptionist & Accounts

Many clients will remember Lynne as a nurse. However, following knee surgery, she has joined our reception staff. In her spare time, Lynne works on her family farm and walks her dogs.