At Briar House Vets our professional team of vets and nurses care passionately about animals and treat every patient as a sentient being. Every member of our team is hand selected for their compassion and ability to go above and beyond for our clients. They have the skills to provide a timely diagnosis and first-class veterinary treatment.

Vets

Senior Veterinary Surgeon 

Enrico (DVM, MRCVS, GPCertSAS)

Enrico graduated from Camerino University in 2009 with his thesis on the reproduction of Peregrine falcons. He carried out various internships and externships in different facilities in both Italy and the UK. In 2012 he worked in the “L'Arca” veterinary practice in Italy, where he managed the surgical area of the clinic. In 2015 he sat his ESVPS' (European School of Veterinary Postgraduate Studies) examination and obtained his General Practitioner Certificate in Small Animal Surgery. In the same year he became a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) and joined Briar House. Enrico is currently working towards a Certificate in Orthopaedics. His areas of interest are Soft Tissue Surgery, Radiology and Birds of Prey's Medicine and Surgery. In his spare time he is a highly experienced falconer and interested in Raptors natural and captive behaviour. He loves riding horses, playing basketball, skiing, and motorcycling.

Enrico:Senior Veterinary Surgeon

Veterinary Surgeon

Tanith

Tanith also hails from sunny South Africa. She qualified in 2016 and moved to the UK to practice in 2019. Tanith shares her role at The Manor Vets with time operating and consulting at our Kent Animal Hospital, Briar House Vets in Broadstairs. Tanith has a passion for soft tissue surgery and enjoys investigating complex medicine cases where she can really gain satisfaction from talking through solutions with Owners whilst feeling privileged enough to treat their pets. Whilst not having any pets here in the UK (yet), Tanith is a huge small animal lover who takes great pride in making all pets visiting her feel very much cared for.

Tanith:

Veterinary Surgeon

Max

Joining us from our team in London is Max! Max is originally from New Zealand where he worked in mixed practice with all kinds of farm and domestic animals! He qualified as a veterinary surgeon from the prestigious Massey University in 2015 and is currently finishing his Masters degree in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery. Away from the happy team at Briar House Vets, Max loves the arts, sports, current events and all things outdoors!

Max:

Support Team

Clinical Manager

Katie

Katie joined Briar House in October 2018. She qualified in 2009 and has since completed her Advanced Diploma in Veterinary Nursing and achieved a BSc in Clinical Veterinary Nursing.

Katie particularly enjoys anaesthesia and scrubbing in on surgical cases and working closely with owners and their pets during nurses clinics.

Outside of work Katie enjoys country walks with her husband, two boys and two Labradors, horse riding, eating out and live music.

Katie:Clinical Manager

Head Nurse

Jodie

Jodie started her training at Briar House in 2006 and qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2009. Her clinical interests include radiography and surgery, but she particularly enjoys spending the time with patients and helping them to recover. Jodie has two cats Marvel and Pixel. They are Maine Coons and are almost as big as her! She has a daughter who keeps her busy when she is at home. Jodie enjoys going for family walks in the woodland, reading, cooking and spending time with her family.

Jodie:Head Nurse

Customer Service Manager

Val

Val:Customer Service Manager

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Chris

Qualified in 2014 from Middlesex university with a degree in Veterinary Nursing. His true passion lies in theatre, inpatient care and consults! Chris has a keen interest in animal welfare and he wants to study for a canine behaviour diploma in the near future. Outside the busy surgeries, Chris enjoys sports, gym and films. He doesn't have a pet at the moment but he can't wait to get a dog and possibly a horse!

Chris:Registered Veterinary Nurse

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Jules

Jules:Registered Veterinary Nurse

Veterinary Care Assistant

Nikki

Nikki:Veterinary Care Assistant

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Mikyler

Mikyler:Registered Veterinary Nurse

Veterinary Nurse Assistant

Maddie

Maddie joined Briar House to work as a Veterinary Nurse Assistant while she studies to pursue her dream of becoming a Veterinary Nurse. Maddie first knew she wanted to work with animals at the age of 7 while living in Cyprus where she helped her mum rescue strays. Since then she has done a lot of volunteer work with animals before starting her role here with us. Maddie enjoys going to the gym, keeping fit and looking after her pets.

Maddie:Veterinary Nurse Assistant

Veterinary Care Assistant

Naomi

Naomi:Veterinary Care Assistant

Receptionist

Lana

Lana:Receptionist

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  • What our clients say

    Little May
    Exceptional care and Customer care for me and my little may
    Janny
    Reception staff are nice and friendly as are the vets and nurses. Highly recommended.
    Honey
    Lovely vets, kind and caring