Isabel Forman BVSc CertAVP MRCVS
Isabel qualified from the University of Bristol in 2006 and started veterinary life in small animal and equine work. Since 2008 she has worked in Staffordshire as a small animal vet at County Vets, spending two years working at our sister practice Beechwood Veterinary Practice in Kidsgrove; she now combines this with returning to familiar faces at County Vets in the clinical director role in May 2015. Isabel completed a Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice focusing on small animal medicine and always ensures her knowledge is right up to date and to offer gold standard care to clients and their pets. Animals are a big part of Isabel’s life outside of work. She can be found riding horses or at home with Heidi and Amber the cheeky Border Terriers and Wilma the rescue cat.
Hannah Brightmore BVM BVS MRCVS
Hannah joined the County Vets team in August 2012 after graduating from Nottingham University. She spends most of her time at the Alsager branch but can sometimes be found at Friarswood or Sandbach too. In her spare time Hannah loves singing, playing piano, flute, guitar and getting involved with gigs and performances in the local area. At home she has a rescue Lurcher called Lucky; several ducks and a cat called Gulliver.
Lisa Carvell BVSc BSc MRCVS
After graduating from the University of Liverpool in 2004, Lisa has worked solely in small animal practice and joined the County Vets team in 2006. Her interests include Small Animal Behavioural Medicine and in 2008 she was awarded a Diploma in The Practical Aspects of Companion Animal Behaviour and Training from the Centre of Applied Pet Ethology. Lisa owns two dogs, Wilson and Sam and her hobbies include walking and running with her dogs. She is also a member of the Siberian Husky Club of Great Britain and races a team of Siberian Huskies up and down the country during the winter months.
Natalie Davenport BVSc MRCVS
Natalie graduated from Liverpool University in 2013. Her first job was spent working predominantly with farm animals. In August 2015 she started at County Vets after deciding that her interests lay with small animals. Natalie is currently based at the Alsager branch but also spends some of her days at Frairswood. In her spare time she enjoys exploring the countryside with her very excitable Spaniel called Ben and she also enjoys horse riding when she gets the chance.
Naomi Humphreys BVetMed MRCVS
Naomi qualified from the Royal Veterinary College in London in July 2015 and her first veterinary job was in mixed practice near Shrewsbury. She found she enjoyed the small animal side more and has now joined County Vets to work solely with small animals. Day to day she is based between Sandbach and Friarswood. Naomi has two rescue Staffies called Blue and Bella, who double up as her running partners! She also loves baking for birthdays and other events.
Julie McKay VetMB MA MRCVS
Julie qualified as a veterinary surgeon from Cambridge University in 1986. She has always worked in small animal practice, previously in Norwich and Southampton before settling in Cheshire. Julie joined County Vets in 1997 and works two days a week at our Sandbach branch. In her spare time she enjoys sewing, singing and learning to play golf. At home Julie has a cat.
Arran Mountford BVSc MRCVS
Having spent many weeks seeing practice with County Vets before and during university, Arran joined the team as a vet after qualifying from the University of Bristol in 2016. He really enjoys working as a small animal vet, and has a particular interest in the diagnosis and management of medical cases. Outside of work, Arran’s main hobbies involve either playing or following sport, especially hockey and cricket.
Leanne Pace BVMS MRCVS
After qualifying from the University of Glasgow in 2012, Leanne spent two and a half years working at a small animal hospital in Lincoln. She joined the County Vets team in January 2015, and her time is shared between our Friarswood and Sandbach branches. Away from work Leanne loves spending time with her husband and their rescue crossbreed dog Molly.
Elspeth Riley BVMS MRCVS
Elspeth qualified from Glasgow Vet School in 1994 and joined County Vets in 2010. Prior to this she worked in mixed practice treating farm animals as well as pets. After a short break to have her son Elspeth is concentrating on the small animal practice treating dogs, cats, rabbits and other small pets.
Pete Sloan BVetMed MRCVS
Pete qualified from the Royal Veterinary College, London, in 2009. Originally from Gloucestershire he moved to this area after university and spent just over six years in a mixed practice in rural Staffordshire. Over this time he developed a keen interest in small animal surgery and joined County Vets in October 2015, spending the majority of his time at the Friarswood branch. At home Pete has a rescue dog called Rio and a cat called Milkshake. In his spare time he enjoys mountain biking and walking in the Peaks.