Cheryl Mason RVN
Cheryl trained and qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 1997 whilst working at the Blue Cross Animal Hospital in Victoria, London. Since then she has run her own boarding cattery and worked as a dog training coach for a national dog charity delivering classes to the public as well as gaining qualifications in counselling, business studies and dog grooming. Cheryl has rescued various pets over the years and has a specialist interest in cavies (guinea pigs) having shown exhibition cavies as well as rehabilitating them. In her spare time, she makes jewellery and likes to go to concerts. Cheryl is currently owned by seven guinea pigs and two mischievious Pugs.
Steven Sleep B.V.M.S. M.R.C.V.S
Steven is an experienced Veterinary Surgeon, qualifying from Glasgow University in 1995. He has a keen interest in surgery, ophthalmology and small animal medicine.
Steven has been nominated for the Petplan Vet of the Year awards for eight years in a row.
Outside of work, Steven keeps himself busy with family life and his two dogs, Bella and Lottie. In his little spare time, Steve enjoys watching rugby, travelling and exploring the countryside with his dogs.
Andrea is an experienced Veterinary Administrator. Andrea is always happy to help, having worked in customer service, administration roles and as a Practice Manager for the past 12 years. She is married with a grown-up son and has a rescue Staffie called Freddie. She enjoys long walks on the beach whatever the weather. Her strong love for animals drove her to pursue a career in Veterinary Practice and she is passionate about working for a truly independent, privately owned Veterinary Practice.
Charity is married with three sons. She grew up surrounded by a variety of different pets and now owns Monty, a mad Welsh Terrier. She loves meeting new people and listening to their pet stories.
Sven originally ran a small Wildlife RehabilitationUnit for a number of years. He started his Veterinary Nursing career at a busy practice/referral centre in Nottingham before working his way back to the Devon coast. He is very passionate about animal welfare and continues to be involved in wildlife rehabilitation to a lesser degree. In his spare time, he enjoys coastal running, cycling and other outdoor activities. His pets include a cat called Scabbers who was rescued as a stray in Nottingham, a mouse called Cheesers who was hand-reared as an orphan and he always has the odd pigeon in his care, being rehabilitated for release back to the wild.
William is our Saturday boy. He is responsible for walking the dogs, gardening and cleaning the Practice as well as keeping Steve and the rest of the team hydrated with lots of cups of tea!
William lives at home with his parents and very spoilt cat Roxy. In his spare time, he enjoys cycling and computer games. He is our sportiest member of the Practice.