Staff

Meet the team that work hard to bring you the best possible service we can.

 

Partners

 

Chris Fernyhough BVSc MRCVS

Chris graduated from Liverpool University in 1980 and started working at Trefaldwyn Vets in 1981. In 1992, Chris became a partner in the practice.

In his spare time Chris enjoys farming at home and spending time with his terriers.

Chris Fernyhough
 

Oli J.E Hodgkinson BVSc Cert SH&P MRCVS

Oli joined the practice in 2007. He graduated from Liverpool.
Oli has a certificate in sheep health and production. His particular areas of interest include nutrition, fertility, electro-ejaculation, sheep health planning and calf management.

In his spare time Oli enjoys pottering around the countryside, tending to his herd of six dexters and socialising.

Oli Hodgkinson
 

Assistant Vets

 

J.C Sheppard BVSC MRCVS

Jo graduated from Liverpool in 1989 and then worked in mixed practice in Shropshire.

Jo is from a farming background and lives on a 500 acre mixed farm.

Jo now focuses on small animal medicine- although don't be surprised to find her in the lambing room come peak season! Jo is particularly interested in small animal preventative medicine.

Jo Sheppard
 

Daragh Brady BVM&S MRCVS

Daragh graduated in 2004 from Edinburgh university.
He worked as a small animal locum in Edinburgh before starting in mixed Practice in Aberystwyth in 2005. He stayed there for just over 7 years before going to Somerset for 16 months again as a mixed animal vet.
Then in 2013 he moved with his family to Montgomery to continue mixed animal practice.

Daragh Brady
 

Geoffrey Christensen BSc BSc BVSc MRCVS

Geoff graduated from Liverpool in 2001 and started at Trefaldwyn Vets in 2018. He has interests in small animals, exotics and wildlife.

Geoff is married with 2 sons and also has 2 dogs, 2 cats, a snake, a turtle and a lizard.

Geoff Christensen
 

Rebecca Shepherd-Royal BVSc MRCVS

Beccy graduated from Liverpool University in 2010. She worked in mixed practice before joining Trefaldwyn vets in 2013. Beccy enjoys the variety that working in mixed practice brings.

Outside of work, Beccy has a busy home life with a young family, 2 dogs and a cat. In her spare time you may find Beccy performing with a local amateur dramatic society or singing in a choir.

Rebecca Shepherd-Royal
 

Holly Spurr BVSc MRCVS

Holly graduated from Nottingham Vet School in 2016 and joined us at Trefaldwyn Vets after a few months of travelling around Southeast Asia. She enjoys the variety of mixed practice and has a particular interest in ultrasonography.

In her spare time Holly likes to explore the area with her labrador Riley and also enjoys horse riding.

Holly Spurr
 

Vicki Moxon BVSc MRCVS

Vicki graduated in 2015 from Liverpool University.
She is particularly interested in sheep preventative medicine and small furries.

In her spare time, Vicki can be found farming sheep with her partner, training her sheepdog, Troy, or spending time with her ferrets.

Vicki Moxon
 

Gareth Turley MRCVS

Profile coming soon!

Gareth Turley
 

Alexandru Ion MRCVS

Alex graduated from the University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca in 2017. Alex is interested in both farm and small animals.
In the future, he would like to specialize in small animal orthopaedics.

In his spare time, Alex enjoys reading, playing sports, listening to music, photography, walking, dsicovering new places and interesting people and spending time with loved ones.

Alex Ion
 

Nursing and Support Staff

 

Heather Matthews

Heather has been with Trefaldwyn Vets since 1988, and fills many roles within the practice. She is our go-to person for almost everything!

In her spare time, Heather enjoys visiting and helping friends and family and also likes to do a bit of gardening when she has the time.

Heather Matthews
 

Clair Humphreys

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Clair Humphreys
 

Beth Davies

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Beth Davies
 

Kate Broxton RVN

Kate joined the practice in 2018 after spending a few years travelling around the world and working in artificial insemination, after graduating from Harper Adams University in 2010 as a registered veterinary nurse.

In her spare time Kate loves working out, walking, singing and travelling.

Kate Broxton
 

Charlie Puttock Cert CFVHNut RVN

Charlie moved to Montgomery in 2018 from West Sussex. She qualified as an RVN in 2014.

She loves walking in the countryside and horse riding.

Charlie Puttock
 

Lucy Sharp

Lucy joined us at the practice in 2015. She studied animal management at walford college, which inspired her to work in the veterinary profession.

You will mainly find her at our Llanfair branch. Lucy is an assured breeder and enjoys spending time showing and walking her dogs.

Lucy Sharp
 

Connie Iles

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Connie Iles
 

Ceri Lloyd

Ceri studied Level 3 Animal Management at Walford College and has a BTEC National Diploma. She joined the practice as a Saturday girl and became full time in 2017.

In her spare time, she enjoys going to the gym, eating Japanese food and going to Cardiff to watch the rugby.

Ceri Lloyd
 

Maddilayla Wesson SVN

Maddi joined the team in January 2018 and is Registered Student Veterinary Nurse with the RCVS.

In her spare time Maddi can often be found on top of a mountain with her dog, baking cakes and listening to rock music.

Maddi Wesson
 

Gemma Milne BSc

Gemma started at Trefaldwyn Vets in 2017 and works part time on reception. She has recently completed a degree in Animal Management, Behaviour and Welfare at the University of Chester.

In her spare time, she enjoys walking in the countryside, exploring the UK and abroad and volunteer work with animals.

Gemma Milne
 

Administrative Staff

 

Angela Andrews

Angela started at the practice in 1999. A majority of her work is done from the upstairs office at the surgery, but we do let her out from time to time. As you can see she is a Robbie Williams fan.

Angela Andrews
 

Jo Lloyd

Jo has been with the practice since 2008 and does the majority of her work from the upstairs office.

She is a local Montgomery girl and as you can see, she loves her rugby!

Jo Lloyd
 

Caretaker

 

Beryl Lloyd

Beryl joined Trefaldwyn Vets in 1990 and has been busy keeping the practice ship-shape ever since.

In her spare time, Beryl can be found around Montgomery walking her dog, Besty.

Beryl Lloyd