Our Vet Team

Caring for your pets as if they were ours

Dr Jonathan Carr BVSc MRCVS

Director.
Jonathan is the longest serving veterinary surgeon in the practice, originally working with Frank Noble in Dawlish until he retired. Jonathan is the senior vet at the Teignmouth surgery, his role mainly being the day to day first opinion consulting at Teignmouth and general surgery. He has an interest in skin disease but prefers not to specialize, enjoying consulting as it enables him to meet clients on a regular basis. Jonathan in association with the senior staff at the other surgeries tries to keep a lid on the day to day paperwork issues and more strategic planning.

Rod McGregor BVSc CertVOphthal and CertSAS MRCVS

Director, Orthopaedic and soft tissue surgeon and Ophthalmologist.
Rod McGregor studied veterinary medicine at Edinburgh University, qualifying in 1989. Initially he worked in mixed practice but interests in ophthalmology and surgery guided him into working exclusively in small animal practice. He understudied ophthalmology for four years with the Eye Veterinary clinic in Herefordshire, gaining his post graduate qualification in ophthalmology in 1997. He followed this with a further post graduate qualification in small animal surgery in 2002, gaining training experience at Willows Veterinary Hospital in the Midlands. Rod carries out all of the major surgical and ophthalmic procedures in the practice and also takes referrals from neighbouring practices.

Dr Graeme Earle BVSc MRCVS

Director
Graeme Earle is one of our Torquay Veterinary surgeons, he qualified from Bristol University in 2000 and initially worked at our surgeries in Dawlish and Teignmouth. He is originally from the Exeter area and is keen to stay and work in what is one of the loveliest parts of the country. Graeme has been heavily involved in our nurse training programs over the years and is very experienced in small animal general practice.

Dr Rosie McGregor BVSc CertVD CertVC MRCVS  RCVS Advanced Practitioner in Small Animal Cardiology

Director, Cardiologist and Dermatologist
Rosie qualified from Bristol University in 1989 and has two post-graduate certificates in Cardiology (Heart problems) and Dermatology (Skin Problems). She is a RCVS Advanced Practitioner in Small Animal Cardiology having proved her experience and expertise by examination in this subject. Rosie is also involved in the running of ‘Heartvets’, a referral service offered by Dr. Mark Patteson a diploma holder and internationally recognised specialist in Veterinary Cardiology. Rosie works in our Teignmouth and Torquay surgeries.

Dr Christopher Bamford MA VetMB MRCVS certAVP certVBM

Director – Paignton surgery.
Chris graduated from Cambridge in 2008 and moved to Bay Vet Group in 2013. Chris has recently designed and now runs our new Paignton surgery. He has special interests in small animal nutrition and dentistry. He has developed our own brand of food Naturals and Grain Free. Chris performs most of the practice’s dental work at Paignton and Dawlish. Chris has been awarded the Royal College Certificate of Advanced Veterinary Practice demonstrating advanced study and experience. He is currently studying for his diploma in professional veterinary studies at Liverpool University and he sits his exams for the European School for Advanced Veterinary Studies Certificate in Dentistry at the University of Luxembourg this month. Chris is also the manager of VetSite.net who provide this website and Bay Vet Group’s Webshop.

Amy Luxton BVM&S MRCVS

Senior Assistant Veterinary Surgeon.
Amy is currently on Maternity leave being kept busy by her new baby boy. Amy graduated from the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies in Edinburgh in 2008 and spent two years in mixed practice in Cornwall before joining Bay Vet Group. Amy enjoys small animal medicine and cardiology. Amy has a naughty cat called Tango who was rehomed from the Torquay Cats Protection. Amy enjoys beach walks, going to the gym and beating her colleagues at badminton!

Ian Sayers BVSc CertZooMed MRCVS

Senior Assistant Veterinary Surgeon RCVS Advanced Practitioner in Zoological Medicine
Ian’s interest in ‘exotics’ started with keeping terrapins when he was 9 years old, which he continued to do for over 30 years. Since becoming a vet Ian has undertaken research work with cheetah in the Serengeti, worked at Bristol Zoo, and lectured around the world. He also taught at Bristol Veterinary School where he set up and ran the Rabbit Welfare Association and Fund clinic. Ian brings his vast exotics experience to Bay Vet Group as well as offering support to Paignton Zoo (where his wife is head vet) and being a guest lecturer at the Royal Veterinary College.

Danielle Willey MRCVS

Assistant Veterinary Surgeon
Danielle graduated from the London Royal Veterinary College in 2014 and joined the Bay Vet Group New Graduate Program. Having been supported by our senior vets over the past year Dani has been able to develop her interests in small animal veterinary medicine and surgery.  Having completed her internship with us, Dani has now joined the team as an assistant veterinary surgeon.

Anca Dumitrescu MRCVS

Assistant Veterinary Surgeon
Anca graduated from the University of Veterinary Medicine in Bucharest, Romania in 2008. She has been working in the UK for the past few years and joined the Bay Vet Group Team in 2014. Anca has particular interests in Emergency Medicine and diagnostic imaging and has started studying for a certificate in these subjects having completed her first module with Liverpool University.

Richard Ryan MRCVS

Locum Veterinary Surgeon
Richard is currently locuming with us for a month during November 2017

Dr Stephanie Randleson MRCVS

Assistant Veterinary Surgeon – Intern
Stephanie graduated from the London Royal Veterinary College in 2016 and has joined the Bay Vet Group New Graduate Program.

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We have an exciting position for a friendly, enthusiastic vet to join our great team.  Working alongside our certificate holders and experienced general practitioners you will have a great opportunity to develop your veterinary skills.  For more information please see...

Our BRAND NEW Paignton vet surgery is now open

We are excited to announce that our brand new Paignton vet surgery is now open. Our Paignton branch is located next to Aldi on Brixham road. Our friendly and experienced team of vets, nurses and receptionists look forward to bringing a new type of veterinary practice...

Welcome to Rafe – our new Dawlish receptionist

We would like to welcome Rafe Lavine to the Bay Vet Group Team. He has had a varied career, from Accounting and Admin Management to working in Financial Services and Retail and many years in Professional Broadcasting. But he has always felt there was something missing...

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