Introducing Our Practice Team 

Everyone at our practice is committed to providing you with the very best in pet healthcare. Our veterinary team bring a wealth of experience to the practice and have individually obtained high standards of professional qualification.

 


Dr Geoff Clarke
Dr Geoff Clarke
Advanced Practitioner Principal Veterinary Surgeon
BVMS CertSAS MRCVS

Geoff qualified from Glasgow in 1988. He is recognised by the RCVS as an Advanced Veterinary Practitioner in Small Animal Surgery. He worked in Northern Ireland in a mixed practice for 8 years before moving to England and working as a small animal vet for 10 years. During this time he gained a certificate in small animal surgery and was Senior Veterinary Surgeon for PDSA Gateshead. He moved back to Northern Ireland and opened Advance Veterinary Care in 2006. He is a “cat advocate” for the practice. Geoff loves to spend his spare time with his wife, three young children and multitude of pets.

Dr Karen Annett
Dr Karen Annett
Veterinary Surgeon
BVMS MRCVS

Karen qualified in 1998 from Edinburgh Vet School. Karen is often referred to in work as the "oracle", she is a wealth of information and can recall any fact at will. Karen ran her own veterinary practice in England before returning home to Northern Ireland. Her hobbies include walking and cooking.

Dr Lisa McStravick
Dr Lisa McStravick
Veterinary Surgeon
MVB MRCVS

Lisa qualified in 1992 from Dublin. She worked in mixed practice in Northern Ireland, before joining Advance Vets in 2008. She has 3 children who keep her busy outside of work and still enjoys some large animal work helping out on her home farm.

Dr Stephanie Cousins
Dr Stephanie Cousins
Veterinary Surgeon
BVSc MRCVS

Stephanie qualified on 2014. She has a daughter and son who keep her busy outside of her veterinary work.

Dr Suzie Turley
Dr Suzie Turley
Veterinary Surgeon
MVB MRCVS

Suzie qualified in 2011. She has a daughter and son who keep her busy outside of her veterinary work.

Dr Roisin Martin
Dr Roisin Martin
Veterinary Surgeon
BVSc MRCVS


Mrs  Emma Clarke
Mrs Emma Clarke
Head Nurse, Pet Health Counsellor Practice Manager
RCVS Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing

Emma is a “cat advocate” for the practice and has worked hard towards achieving, Gold level, cat friendly status. She achieved first overall for RCVS Diploma in Veterinary Nursing Northern Ireland and was awarded the Norbrook Cup. She continues her studies and is a Pet Health Counsellor, Dental Oral Care Nurse and a Pet Weight Consultant. She has worked in the veterinary industry for over 22 years, working for the PDSA in England before moving to Northern Ireland in 2006 to fulfill her dream, Advance Veterinary Care. Emma has two boys and a girl who keep her busy along with an expanding number of pets including 2 miniature schnauzers dogs, 4 pygmy goats, a rescue cat called Tom, hens and goldfish.

Miss Jill Nicholson
Miss Jill Nicholson
Registered Veterinary Nurse
NVQ Level 3 in Veterinary Nursing

Jill has been in the veterinary profession for over 12 years, qualifying as a registered veterinary nurse at Greenmount College, Antrim in January 2012. Jill has a son and daughter along with two dogs called Daisy and Willow. They all keep her very busy outside of work. She likes to socialise with friends in her spare time and also produces handmade cards.

Mrs Janette Morris
Registered Veterinary Nurse

Janette completed the level 2 Animal Nursing Certificate and then went on to qualify as a veterinary nurse. She has continued her studies and also holds a city and guilds Certificate of Veterinary Nursing in Emergency and Critical Care. Janette is married with a daughter, a dog named Skipper, 2 rescue cats, a horse, a goat and a coup full of hens.

Mrs Emily Rea
Mrs Emily Rea
Student Veterinary Nurse
Level 2 Certificate Animal Nursing Assistants

Emily completed her Animal Nursing Assistant Certificate at Greenmout college. She has now started her journey to becoming a qualified veterinary nurse. Emily is married and has a beautiful Weimaraner called Olive. She has many hidden talents including cake making.

Miss Erin  Morrison
Miss Erin Morrison
Veterinary Nurse Assistant
Level 2 Certificate Animal Nursing Assistants

Erin completed her Level 2 Certificate for Animal Nursing Assistants at Greenmount College. Erin always wanted to work with animals from when she was very young and her aim is to become a Registered Veterinary Nurse in the future. She really enjoys working at Advance and loves to meet all of the patients and their owners. Erin has a boxer dog, a sphynx cat and a budgie named Bobbie. She has lots of hobbies including cooking and baking but she also enjoy going out and socialising with friends, reading, long distance walking, swimming and painting nails.

Mr Callum Carlisle
Mr Callum Carlisle
Animal Nurse Assistant
Level 2 Certificate Animal Nursing Assistants

Callum completed the level 2 certificate in Animal Nursing as a student at Advance Vets. He has since become a full-time member of staff and an extra man in the building to keep Geoff company. Callum has always had a passion for animals, especially birds. His ambition is to become a qualified veterinary nurse in the future.

Miss Charlotte Boomer
Miss Charlotte Boomer
Animal Nursing Assistant

Charlotte joined Advance Vets in 2017 whilst completing her teacher training. She is now a qualified teacher, but has such a passion for animals, that she has decided to enjoy at little more time at Advance, before furthering her teaching career.

Mrs Dee Flemming
Mrs Dee Flemming
Veterinary Nurse

Dee has worked in the veterinary industry for over 10 years. She is also a qualified human dental nurse. She is equally happy giving oral health advice for her small furry patients so don't hesitate to ask.
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