Meet our team and find out a little more about the practice
As a practice, we offer a one-to-one service to all of our clients and their animals.
Calne Veterinary Clinic
Veterinary Surgery And Equine Care
Here at Calne Veterinary Clinic, we understand that your pet in one of the family; so keeping them healthy is of the utmost importance. With over 20 years of experience, our qualified veterinary surgeons can advise on the best course of care for all types of companion animal- from dogs and cats, to rabbits and tortoises. To find out how we could help your pet, why not get in touch today?
Irene de Best
Our principal veterinary surgeon, Irene has more than 40 years of experience in dressage, show jumping and eventing to European champion competition level. She has had success as an amateur jockey, and breeds rough collies and thoroughbred horses.
Nurse, Christine, has been with the practice for more than 11 years. She is an avid point-to-point and fitness enthusiast, having completed marathons. Lately, she is more likely to be seen out walking her Gordon Setter Abby.
Sarah is the practice manager and has been with us since the very start. A pet healthcare manager dealing with dietary management, Sarah has been in veterinary practice for many years. She enjoys travelling, cooking, reading, American Football and spending time with friends.
Our receptionist and admin coordinator Viv has been with the Practice for over 15 years. She enjoys walking, knitting, cooking, crosswords as well as travelling.
Nicola has been a receptionist with us since we started the practice back in 2000. She has a keen interest in needlecraft when she’s not running around after her grandchildren.
After many years in Veterinary practice as a receptionist, Dawn has now started training to be a Veterinary Nurse and is attending Bath College. When not studying she enjoys walking her dog Burton, and keeps up her love of skiing when able.
Stacey had always wanted to work with animals and hopes one day to train in Veterinary Nursing. She is an avid runner, and a member of the town’s running club.