Ella qualified from the University of Glasgow in 2018. She spent her first year working in a busy mixed practice in Scotland before moving to Shropshire and deciding to concentrate on small animal work. Ella enjoys the variety that comes with working in general practice but is particularly interested in anaesthesia and ultrasound scanning.
In her spare time Ella is a keen road cyclist and enjoys trail running with her young lurcher, Mabel. She is also studying a part-time masters in One Health.
Zoe Kirk grew up on a farm in Aberdeen which inspired her decision to become a vet. She graduated as a Veterinary Surgeon from Edinburgh University in 2001, after completing a BSc and Masters in Physiology and Pharmacology. She started her veterinary career at a mixed practice in the Cotswolds and worked there until she moved to Shropshire in 2009. She has worked as a small animal vet in a practice in Telford for the last 10 years and joined Abbey Vets in May 2020.
She loves surgery and is also qualified to perform acupuncture. Outside work she runs a small holding with sheep, pigs and chickens. She has two dogs called Pip and Daisy and a horse called Connie.