Carly Nairn RVN
Head Veterinary Nurse
Carly joined the practice in 2000 and then went on to qualify as a veterinary nurse in 2005. She is a clinical coach for student nurses and has completed further courses in anaesthesia and analgesia and will be starting a diploma in nutrition this year. At home she has a Greyhound, a Lurcher, two cats, two guinea pigs and an African Pygmy hedgehog. When she is not looking after her mini zoo, she enjoys helping Greyhound Rescue with fund raising projects and spending time with friends.
Deputy Head Nurse
Mel has worked at the practice since 1994, making her one of our most experienced and knowledgeable members of staff. She particularly enjoys the care of hospitalised animals and recently completed an in depth course with the Blue Cross to become a Pet Bereavement Counsellor. She has three children, five dogs, four cats (all rescued from Seymour Vets), two horses, ferrets, rabbits and guinea pigs! In her spare time she enjoys riding, reading and walking her dogs.
Kelly Davey RVN
Kelly qualified in 2010 after studying at Bicton College. Kelly enjoys the range of varied and interesting cases at Seymour Vets. Outside of work Kelly has a dog called Mango, two cats called Kiwi and Percy, fish and a land hermit crab called Kong. She enjoys running, swimming, shopping and spending time with her family.
Kirsty Gibbons RVN
Kirsty joined the practice as an animal nursing assistant in November 2012. She has now progressed to become a registered veterinary nurse, following her training at Bicton College. Out of work she enjoys looking after her Bantams and walking her Collie Cross called Jess.
Mel Showler RVN
Mel joined us in March 2010 and has previously gained a BSc Hons degree in Equine Science. She qualified as a veterinary nurse in August 2014 following three years of study at Bicton College. She enjoys emergency nursing and is also a veterinary nursing clinical coach. She owns two Birman cats and a horse. In her spare time she enjoys competing her horse Amber, running, golf and playing for a local hockey team.
Jo Walker RVN
Jo has worked at Seymour Vets since December 2006 and qualified as a veterinary vurse in March 2014. Jo particularly enjoys medical nursing cases and has completed her veterinary nursing clinical coach training. At home Jo has two cats and in her spare time she enjoys walking, reading, shopping and music.
Bethany Lane SVN
Bethany started working at Seymour Vets in 2013; she has a diploma in Animal Management level 3, and is currently undertaking her veterinary nurse training at Bicton College. Outside of work Beth enjoys shopping and watching football. She has a dog called Dave and one cat.
Beth Lewis SVN
Beth joined the practice in December 2014. She has a National diploma in animal management, a BSc (Hon) degree in animal science, behaviour and welfare. She previously worked as an animal welfare/nursing assistant at Animals in Distress. In her spare time she enjoys walking her dogs and horse riding.
Animal Nursing Assistant
Veterinary nursing has been a lifelong ambition for Faye; in May 2016 in order to support her studies she volunteered with us for five weeks. Faye impressed us with her dedication and enthusiasm and agreed to join us full time as an animal nursing assistant. She is planning to begin the veterinary nursing course at Bicton in the near future. Faye enjoys all aspects of the nursing role, including the cleaning! Central to Faye’s nursing is her care and compassion for animals.
Animal Nursing Assistant
Jess joined the nursing team in August 2015, having previously completed work experience at the RSPCA wildlife rescue centre in Taunton. Jess enjoys the varied role and learning new skills on a daily basis. Outside of work she enjoys swimming, baking and all things crafty. She has two black cats called Huage and Muee. Jess plans to train to become a veterinary nurse.