Our Vet TeamCaring for your pets as if they were ours
Dr Jonathan Carr BVSc MRCVS
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
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 Brandon 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 PgCertVBM
Director – Paignton surgery.
Chris graduated from Cambridge in 2008 and moved to Bay Vet Group in 2013. Chris designed and runs our Paignton surgery. He has special interests in small animal nutrition and dentistry. He has developed our own brand of Grain Free cat and dog food Food4MyPet. 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 also has a Post Graduate certificate in Business Management from Liverpool University and he is completing his European School for Advanced Veterinary Studies Certificate in Dentistry at the University of Luxembourg. Chris is also the manager of VetSite.net who provide this website and Bay Vet Group’s Webshop.
Amy Luxton BVM&S MRCVS
Amy is currently on maternity leave
Emily Stoker MRCVS certAVP
I graduated from the RVC in 2012 and worked at a small animal referral Hospital for four years in Wiltshire before migrating down to Devon with my boyfriend and family of animals. I am mostly based at the Paignton branch of Bay Vets. I have a particular interest in dermatology and small animal medicine and am working towards my BSAVA medicine certificate.
In my spare time I like to do yoga and go for long dog walks with my Labrador, ernie and my rescued Egyptian street dog, Roo.
Selapiso Mosinyi MRCVS
Selapiso (Sel) graduated from Glasgow University in 2016. She moved down to sunny Devon and started working for Bay Vet group in 2018
She loves all aspects of veterinary medicine, and being part of the team. She enjoys exploring the lovely Devon countryside, and lives at home with her handsome Russian tortoise.
Jane Glover-Hill MRCVS
I qualified in 1999 from Liverpool University. I initially worked in a mixed practice, with a lot of horses and even co-authored a book Vet Clinic Horses, by Hamlyn. After starting a family we headed to Devon, to be closer to Cornwall. (sorry I am Cornish at heart!) I enjoy all aspects of surgical and medical veterinary medicine. My main interests include pain management especially in geriatric patients, acupuncture, cardiology and ultrasonography, especially of the abdomen and heart. I also teach sailing and have been a RYA qualified sailing instructor for over 21 years, and teach sailing every Friday evening from April to July at Starcross Yacht Club.. We have a great junior section at Starcross Sailing Club and regularly get well over 60 children out on the water. I am also a partner in a small business Gardner and Hill (www.gardnerandhill.co.uk), selling high quality photographic homewares which I run with a colleague in my spare time. Any other free time revolves around my family, and my cat and dog, singing in a local choir, playing the flute and recorder in a small instrumental group, swimming, sailing, walking and enjoying
Liz Watkins BVSc MRCVS
Liz is a very experienced general practitioner small animal vet. She is reluctant to make public just how long ago she qualified! Having built up her North Somerset practice from a one-vet clinic in 1990 to a 9 vet, 3 site practice in 2018, she decided to retire from the business for a quieter life, but did not feel quite ready to be fully retired. Instead she moved to Devon and sought out a practice with similar ethos and values to her own, where she could work part time, and as a result joined Bay Vets. Outside work, her passion, shared with husband Bill, is horses, and she owns a beautiful Andalusian dressage horse as well as two cats, both of which started life as ‘waifs and strays’ needing a home. Her veterinary interests are broad, and include ophthalmology, general surgery and rabbit medicine. “The way she works is driven by two main factors: to offer the least stressful pathway consistent with best outcome for each patient, and also to communicate fully with owners so that they are actively involved in all decisions regarding the care of their pet”
Melanie Ashwin MRCVS
I graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in London and soon after, joined the Bay Vet Group team on the New Graduate Programme. I am enjoying the variety of the job and expanding my interests in different fields of Veterinary medicine and surgery. I grew up in Devon and I am really happy to be back after studying in London. In my spare time I am a keen photographer, I love playing the clarinet and really enjoying hiking.
Harriette Hood MRCVS
I graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in London in 2018 and then went on to join the Bay Vet Group team as part of the new graduate programme. I have a particular interest in surgeries. In my free time I enjoy exploring the best places to eat out in Devon, going to the gym and taking my German Shepherd Kevin and my little Westie Jess for long dog walks.
Victoria Pearce MRCVS
I graduated from Liverpool Veterinary School in 2004. I then spent a few years in mixed practice and decided that I wanted to concentrate on all aspects of small animal medicine and surgery. I joined the Bay Vet Group team in June 2018 working part time. My life outside work mostly revolves around caring for my young family and mischievous cat Jack. I love the Devon countryside and try and spend as much time outside as possible.
I graduated from the Royal veterinary college in 2017. I moved to Bay vet group in June 2019 after spending two years in Plymouth working in a veterinary hospital. I enjoy all aspects of medicine and surgery. Although I loved city life I have loved exploring the Devon countryside. I currently live with my one eyed adopted moggie Mor’du and spend my time outside of work surfing, walking and enjoying good food!
Rosanne Glasper MRCVS
Rosanne graduated from Bristol University in 2010 and has worked in various small animal practices across Devon ever since. She joined Bay Vet Group in April 2019 and is based mostly at the Teignmouth branch. She has a keen interest in general medicine and dermatology. When not at work she keeps herself busy chasing around after her two young boys and her crazy spaniels! She loves the great outdoors; walking on the moors and getting out and about on the water whenever she can.
Iris Tapper MRCVS
Hello! I’m Iris I graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in July 2019. I spend most of my free time walking in the beautiful Devon countryside with my two dogs Marley and Ava. I also enjoy yoga and Arco yoga
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Dawlish and Paignton will be open 8am-8pm. All other sites will be closed. If your animal is ill please phone the surgery. We will initially consult by phone and if we need to see your pet we will arrange an appointment. All medications are available to collect but we...
Coronavirus Update from Bay Vet Group Due to the immediate lock-down as announced by Borris Johnson this evening Bay Vet Group will be providing an emergency service only at our branches. We will be consulting via phone and video and if we deem it a requirement to...
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