Our team

Dr Sarah Aldridge

Sarah qualified from the Royal Veterinary College in 1992. She worked in mixed practice in Coventry before spending several years working freelance as a locum Veterinary Surgeon all over the country. Sarah has been a vet at Daventry Veterinary Clinic since it opened its doors in 2001. She is interested dental disease and pain management… Read more »

Dr Philippa Betts

Pippa qualified from the Royal Veterinary College in July 2014 and started working in mixed practice in Lincolnshire soon after. In July 2016 she moved back to Warwickshire to be near family and made the move into small animal only practice. Pippa started working at Daventry Veterinary Clinic in April 2018. She is particularly interested... Read more »

Claire Stanley RVN

Claire started her training in 1997 at Moreton Morrell College, Warwickshire and qualified in 1999. She has always worked in small animal practice and came to work at Daventry Veterinary Clinic in 2003. Claire enjoys all the varied aspects of veterinary nursing and it will usually be Claire who completes your insurance claim forms. Claire… Read more »

Paula Hallin RVN

Paula began Veterinary Nursing in 1990 at a large mixed practice in Aylesbury, and studied at Berkshire College of Agriculture. After working in small animal and equine practices for several years , Paula moved to Northamptonshire and joined Daventry Veterinary Clinic when it first opened in August 2001. She enjoys all aspects of Veterinary Nursing… Read more »

Kathryn Fell RVN

Kathryn started training in Henley on Thames in 1992 and ¬†qualified in 1999 whilst working in Twickenham. She has worked in both mixed and small animal practice, preferring small animal work. Kathryn moved to Daventry in 2011 to be closer to her three nephews. In her spare time she enjoys various forms of exercise including… Read more »

Laura Mainwaring RVN

Laura is a newly qualified RVN who completed her Veterinary Nursing Diploma in October 2018 at Reaseheath college. She is originally from Shropshire and only recently joined Daventry Veterinary Clinic. Laura enjoys all aspects of nursing and has a particular interest in nurse clinics, in-patient care and dentistry. At home Laura lives with husband Luke… Read more »

Melanie Cotton

Mel has been our receptionist since 2007. Prior to her employment with us she completed a degree in business administration at Stafford University, passing with a 2.1 honours. She is a member of the British Veterinary Receptionists Association and is currently working towards her silver award. Mel loves seeing all the different pets that come… Read more »