We are a small animal practice in Devon, first established in 1920. We are passionate about animal care and our skilled team of veterinarians and vet nurses are dedicated to providing the highest quality care for your animals to ensure they are kept fit and healthy throughout their lives. We treat your animals as if they were our own. We are open six days a week and provide our own 24/7 on site emergency care giving great continuity of care for our patients.
Sharon joined Westmoor in January 2011 and has an interest in feline medicine, running our renal clinics for both dogs and cats. She has a keen interest in training our student veterinary nurses and obtaining nursing care to a very high standard. Sharon started veterinary nursing in East Sussex in 1978 and continued until 2002 when she was hoping to retire. Unfortunately retirement did not suit her so she found a new direction with The Veterinary Hospital in Plymouth, then joining Westmoor in 2011. Sharon has bred American Ragdoll cats since 1990 and has a keen equine interest, mainly in dressage but supports her daughter's interest in show jumping also.
Pamela Anderson-England RVN
Pam qualified from Plymouth University with an FdSc degree in veterinary nursing in 2018. She has a keen interest in surgical nursing, peri-operative care and running nurse clinics. Pam has a senior cat called Kitty Poo who enjoys eating Dreamies and purring in her face at 3am in the morning!
Laura Ball RVN
Laura qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2006, after obtaining a degree in veterinary nursing from the Royal Veterinary College, Middlesex University and The College of Animal Welfare. Since joining the team at Westmoor in June 2010 Laura has become involved in training student veterinary nurses. She enjoys all aspects of veterinary nursing, especially surgery, medicine, emergency treatment and critical care. Laura also has a pet cat and a Border Collie.
Angela Douglass RVN
Angela originally started working in veterinary practice in 2000, and after a few years completing animal care NVQs she began training to be a veterinary nurse and qualified in 2005. She then worked for some time within pet insurance but missed nursing so got back into it as soon as she could. Angela joined Westmoor Veterinary Hospital in 2015 and enjoys the variety of nursing they have to offer. She has two Border Terriers who are full of character and keep her very busy, along with a Razorback Musk Turtle and a Bearded Dragon. Outside of work she enjoys being an active member of a local Pilot Gig rowing club and spending time with her pets.
Jo Godfrey RVN
Jo qualified as a veterinary nurse in January 2004. Since having her daughter in 2007, she has worked part-time and enjoys being part of nearly all the varied aspects of her role within the practice. When Jo is not at work, you can find her walking the coast path and across the Moors with her Sprollie dog, travelling, camping, taking photographs, reading and watching her beautiful daughter grow up!
Faye Hannaford RVN R-SQP
Faye qualified from Bicton College as a veterinary nurse in 2010. Since then she has gone on to obtain her R-SQP qualification and become a clinical coach. Faye enjoys all aspects of nursing but particularly enjoys emergency and critical care. Outside of work she spends most of her time entertaining her toddler and looking after her two cats. She has always lived locally and enjoys walking and riding on the Moors.
Nadia Kielstra RVN
Nadia qualified as an RVN in June 2016 after studying the Foundation Degree in Veterinary Nursing at Duchy College. She started at Westmoor Veterinary Hospital in December 2017 and enjoys inpatient and intensive care in the ward but also enjoys all aspects of nursing. Nadia has two Boxer cross Rotti dogs who love walks on the moors and two cats, one who was rescued as a stray; he was hit by a car and needed lots of love and care to fix his fractured pelvis. In her spare time, she likes horse riding, figure skating and paddle boarding.
Jessica Nixon FdSc RVN
Jess qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2017 after completing her student placement here at Westmoor. She is originally from Wales and decided to move to Devon permanently after completing her degree. Jess has a particular interest in surgical nursing and also in small furries, and would like to further her knowledge in both areas. Since qualifying, Jess has also completed her Pet Bereavement training with the Blue Cross and is now a pet bereavement advisor.
Martin Osborne RVN C-SQP
Martin started at Westmoor in September 1996, where he qualified as a veterinary nurse in January 2000 and then qualified as a SQP in November 2005. Martin often house/pet sits for people and has lots of pets including reptiles, dogs, birds, sheep and horses. He also has an interest in exotic pets. In his spare time he likes to play hockey and skittles and enjoys walking, cycling and taking part in pub sports.
Jo Roberts RVN
After finishing a BAHons in media and cultural studies in 2003 Jo realised she had to try to get into veterinary nursing, something she had wanted to do since she can remember. Jo wrote to the RSPCA Harmsworth Animal Hospital in London and worked there for seven years. Jo then moved into private practice where she worked since 2010. After a busy 17 years in London, she decided Devon to be somewhere she wanted to settle and joined Westmoor in October 2017. Jo's particular interest is in intensive care nursing and all areas of surgical nursing she is also a Clinical Coach and SQP.
Sarah Tweedle RVN
Sarah qualified as a veterinary nurse in January 2009 and joined Westmoor Veterinary Hospital in February 2013. She is an experienced clinical nurse with a particular interest in animal training and behaviour, especially preventing behaviour problems in puppies. She holds the BVNA certificate in companion animal behaviour and is a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT). Outside work, her time is taken up looking after her two dogs – a Border Collie and a street dog from Abu Dhabi – and a rescued African Grey Parrot and Green Cheeked Conure. Dog training has been a big part of Sarah’s life for many years – she used to compete in dog agility using clicker training to teach new things as she is fascinated by how animals learn.
Patient Care Assistant
Florence started working at Westmoor in August 2016 after previously being a regular client with her own pets. Her job as an animal nursing assistant has opened up her knowledge of the veterinary industry and has allowed her to gain many skills since starting. After experiencing the loss of her own dog back in April 2016 she completed a course in pet bereavement with the Blue Cross, enabling her to become a pet bereavement advisor for the clients at Westmoor. In her free time she enjoys walking her new rescue dog and spending time with her to improve her social and training skills.
Patient Care Assistant
Libby joined Westmoor in November 2016 after previously working as a yard manager in a riding school where she taught a range of people how to ride. She has a huge interest in all animals and has many of her own, including two dogs, two horses and some ducks. Libby spends most of her time off work training her dogs so she can work them in the winter months on a local shoot and being on her youngest horse. She loves every part of working at Westmoor but especially likes prepping animals for their operations and sitting with them after whilst they are coming round.
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