Our dedicated and friendly team, ensure you receive first class veterinary care and client service. We have two well-equipped branches conveniently situated in Shrewsbury and in Shawbury Village. The health of your pets is our number one priority. Our professional but personal approach to animal care means you can confidently place your pets well-being in our hands.
Nikki returned to Abbey Vets in January 2018 as clinical director after having worked for us as a locum previously. She has a strong interest in exotic animal medicine and has completed a post-graduate certificate this area. She is also studying for a certificate in cardiology. Nikki lives with her partner where they care for an assortment of pets including two rescue horses, Gypsy and Oscar, two sheep named Oreo Cookie and Hershey Bar and two cats, Onyx and Fleck (who has three legs). She also has four dogs, Topaz, Tanzi, Tank who are Springer Spaniels and a Jack Russell Terrier called Bertie, who she loves to take on long walks. When not taking care of her houseful of beings she pursues a number of exciting hobbies including skiing, diving and travel.
Sarah Buckley BVSc MRCVS
Sarah qualified from the University of Liverpool in 2015. After graduation she spent a month doing voluntary veterinary work in the Cook Islands before returning to her home county of Shropshire. She then spent two and a half years working as a small animal vet in a rural north Shropshire practice before joining the team at Abbey in July 2018. Sarah particularly enjoys surgery and feline medicine. Outside of work Sarah is owned by two naughty cats called Wonky and Chunky, and a blind elderly terrier called Buddy.
Beth Rowlands BVSc MRCVS
Beth qualified from the University of Liverpool in 2013, and has since been working in mixed and small animal practice. She has recently moved to be closer to her family in Shrewsbury, and joined the Abbey team in September 2017. Beth enjoys all aspects of veterinary work, in particular emergency medicine and surgery, and dentistry. She is currently studying towards a certificate in advanced veterinary practice. Outside of work Beth can be found out exploring the Shropshire countryside with her dogs Holmes and Woody, and is also a keen horse rider.
Eliza Senior BVM&S MRCVS
Eliza qualified from Edinburgh university in 2001 and initially worked in a mixed animal practice in Lincolnshire for two years. Eliza then returned to her home county of Shropshire and has stayed ever since. Eliza has returned to small animal practice and has a specialist interest in acupuncture.
Eliza has two children and a very lucky cat called Daz – whom she rescued after he unfortunately went through a full cycle of a washing machine and survived to make a full recovery.
Sara Townend BVM&S MRCVS
Sara qualified from the University of Edinburgh and has worked in both mixed and small animal practice since. She left Scotland and moved down to Shropshire before joining the team at Abbey in May 2017. She has a particular interest in canine internal medicine but also enjoys all aspects of soft tissue surgery. Outside of work she plays netball and can often be found hill walking with her Cocker Spaniel, Alba, in tow.