Alison Richards BVSc MRCVS
Alison has a special interest in feline medicine and enjoys the challenges involved in leading a practice. She has rescued a little Yorkie called Teddy who she loves going walking with and has a cat called Nora. Alison works with the Cats Protection as an educational volunteer, giving talks to the local community about cat care.
Ovidiu Onofrei MRCVS
Ovi originally comes from Romania, but moved to England in 2015 where he worked very hard mastering the English language and developing his veterinary skills. Ovi has a particular interest in surgery. He is also one of our Official Veterinarians, meaning he is able to complete pet passports.
Federica Sporeni MRCVS
Federica’s special interest is in surgery and she is currently studying for her advanced certificate in this area. She is married with a daughter and has a Dachshund called Tina.
Verity Thurston MRCVS
Verity graduated in 2017 from the Royal Veterinary College and came to the Ark in 2018 after starting her career off in another CVS practice. She particularly enjoys surgery but also has a special interest in feline medicine and diseases of geriatric cats. At home Verity enjoys baking amazing cakes!