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Rhona Warnock BVMS(Hons) MRCVS CCRP CertSCVA
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Rhona Warnock BVMS(Hons) MRCVS CCRP CertSCVA

Veterinary Surgeon / ARC Director
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Qualified from Glasgow University in 1998 and came home to Donaldson's having been an evening and holiday helper for many years before that.Rhona is based at our Birchencliffe branch where she is also responsible for running the Animal Rehabilitation Centre, our dedicated service getting pets back on their feet after illness or injury. Rehab and sports medicine is Rhona's particular special interest and she holds further qualifications in rehabilitation and acupuncture. She keeps fit by trying to keep up with Gordon Setter Corran and Wirehaired Pointer Grier, while household affairs are scrutinised and managed by Crumble and Charlie the cats.When not getting patients back into action, Rhona spends most of her spare time in sporting activity herself, usually involving getting up and down mountains by various means or training, competing in and teaching taekwondo and judo.
Amy Lawson
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Amy Lawson

ARC Nurse
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Amy has worked at Donaldson's Vets since 2000 and qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 2008. She is currently based at the Birchencliffe surgery where she splits her duties equally between everyday veterinary nursing and the Animal Rehabilitation Centre, which she really enjoys. Out of work Amy enjoys rescuing all animals great and small and travelling with friends and family.
Molly Townend
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Molly Townend

ARC Nurse
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Molly qualified as a veterinary nurse in December 2015. She loves all animals and enjoys caring for them. She is especially excited about the opportunity of working in our rehabilitation centre. Molly's favourite time of year is lambing time. She has several animals and in my spare time she enjoys walking her dogs on the countryside
Wendy Taylor NCert(AnBeh) DipAVN(Surgical) DipAVN(Medical) RVN
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Wendy Taylor NCert(AnBeh) DipAVN(Surgical) DipAVN(Medical) RVN

Senior Nurse
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NCert(AnBeh) DipAVN(Surgical)DipAVN(Medical)RVN - - Wendy has over 25 years’ experience working with dogs and cats in the Veterinary andbehavioural field.She holds amongst other certificates the BVNA Certificate in Companion Animal Behaviour andthe post graduate Nursing Certificate in Animal Behaviour.She has been treasurer of the British Veterinary Behaviour Association since 2010 and isinvolved in organising behaviour talks for other professionals involved in this field of work. Shealso gives lectures herself to veterinary staff, university students and the public. She haspublished articles in the Veterinary Press.She is a Clinical coach in the practice and trains the students in all aspects of Veterinarymedicine including handling and behaviour.She regularly attends Behaviour seminars to keep up to date with the latest theories andresearch.Wendy has always had a keen interest in behaviour and training. She started off working withyoung horses, then moved into the canine field having competed in obedience competitions withher own dogs.