Philip joined Cedar Vets in March 2015, following seven years working in the administration team at a large veterinary hospital, while running his own small business selling pet food, toys and treats at local shows and events. Philip has had a wide variety of pets in the past, including dogs, cats, degus, chipmunks and chickens, he currently has tropical fish.
Lin is Cedar’s longest serving employee, having worked on reception at Verwood since 1987. Lin has seen many changes during this time and built firm friendships with many of our clients. Lin owns two cats, Moto and Archie.
Jane joined us in 2014 and works at our Verwood Branch and our Ringwood Hospital. Jane loves being “hands-on” with the animals, often helping the vets and nurses and also loves meeting clients.
Libby joined the Cedar team in May 2010, working on reception at all three branches. Libby is kept busy at home with her three horses, Tshaka the cat and Upendi the rabbit and has a keen interest in psychology, art and design. Libby and her husband had their first child in early 2015 and Libby currently works Saturday mornings.
Nettie joined Cedars in 2016, having been a client for many years. Nettie enjoys meeting clients and their pets, and away from home, shares her home with two cats, Rosie and Bounty. Nettie often looks after Oska, a Border Terrier who belongs to her daughter Emily, who also used to work at Cedars.
Sammy joined Cedars in 2015 and usually works at the Ringwood Hospital. Away from work, Sammy and her partner share their home with a German Shepherd, a Collie cross Kelpie puppy and a flock of sheep.
Lynne works afternoons at our Ringwood Hospital. Lynne loves dogs and shares her home with a Golden Retriever called Freddie.
Kate has been working at Cedar for over 10 years, working in reception at Ringwood and also dealing with insurance claims and other administration tasks. Kate enjoys spending time with her family and her three cats.
Amanda works evenings at the Ringwood Hospital. Amanda loves meeting clients and away from work enjoys travelling and spending time with her horses and cats, some of which have been rehomed from the practice – Amanda can’t resist.
Vikki has been working in our Ringwood reception since August 2004, usually in the mornings. Vikki and her husband Darren (our clinical director) live in Ringwood with their black and white cat Pinot, and gorgeous miniature Dachshund, Lollipop.
Sandie has worked for Cedar for 20 years, briefly retiring many years ago, before deciding she wanted to come back. Sandie has two dogs, Duke and Lily, a cat called Bertie and a pony called Tonka.
Rosina works at our Ferndown Branch, often getting “hands-on” helping out the vets and nurses. Rosina loves offering advice to clients and away from home enjoys seeing new places and spending time with her seven cats.
Jess started working with Cedar in October 2014 as a Saturday receptionist, alongside studying Level 3 Animal Management at college. Jess has two pets; a black and white cat called Pippin and a Blue Roan Cocker Spaniel puppy called Ralph.
Aebbe joined Cedars in 2014 and works every morning at our Ringwood Hospital so you will often see Aebbe if your pet is being admitted to the hospital for procedures. Aebbe has a gorgeous Pug called Lily.
Dani joined Cedars in the summer of 2015 to do some work experience while studying Animal Management. She liked it so much she stayed. Dani now works Saturday mornings on reception at Ringwood, but also often helps out during the week when she is not studying.
Lydia has worked at Cedar since 2011. Lydia works on reception at our Ferndown branch and in her spare-time, is busy looking after her four children and their vast array of pets, including Ichy, the lovely Labradoodle.
Kirsty joined Cedars in October 2016 and works at the Ringwood Hospital. Kirsty enjoys meeting clients and their pets. Kirsty loves animals and shares her home with her two Bengal cross cats called Coco Chanel and Hugo Boss and her Nan’s rescued miniature Dachshund Josh.