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.
Therese worked at Cedars previously as an animal nursing assistant. After deciding that she wasn’t ready to retire just yet, Therese returned in April 2017 as a receptionist, mainly at our Verwood branch. Therese is often accompanied at Verwood by her lovely Lurcher, Cully.
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.
Kirsty is studying to be a human nurse, but in the meantime is working at Cedars every Saturday morning. Kirsty often helps out during the week when her studying allows.
Julie joined Cedars in July as maternity cover for Rosina, working on reception at our Ferndown branch. Julie has kept a huge variety of pets in the past and is a keen horse rider.
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.
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.
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.
Caroline has her own garden design business but works a couple of afternoons a week at Cedar as she is animal mad. She enjoys meeting clients and working with other people as she has worked on her own for 15 years. When she’s not working Caroline loves being with her two children, two rescue dogs named Poppy and Chester and two horses, Socks and Champion, the wonder horse.
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.
Mel joined Cedars in May, working on reception mainly at our Ringwood hospital. Mel has horses and has recently taken on a very cute kitten called Arthur.
Katy joined Cedars in August 2017 and works mainly at our Ringwood hospital in the evenings and on Saturday mornings.
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.