Sinead came over from Dublin in 2002 having graduated as a vet with a keen interest in small animal surgery. She first came to work for Charlton Companion Care in 2004, and very quickly fell in love with London and knew she would be here to stay. In 2006 Sinead took the opportunity to invest in the practice and has really enjoyed developing a relationship with her patients and their owners. Sinead is really proud to be able to offer a warm, friendly and professional service with a high standard of veterinary care.
Sinead Ennis MVB MRCVS
Joint Venture Partner and Veterinary Surgeon
Sinead is pictured here with Fraggle, her three-legged Lurcher, who lost a leg following an unfortunate accident but found a new home with our Head Vet. Fraggle is a happy member of the team, spending a lot of time with Sinead at the surgery. If you haven’t visited the surgery yet, please pop in to say hello!
Rachel Maier BVM&S MRCVS
Since qualifying from Edinburgh University in 1999, Rachel has spent most of her time in small animal practice. In 2006, she spent a year in China teaching veterinary students. Her main interests are Cardiology, Internal Medicine, and Exotic Animal Medicine.
Rachel now works 3 days a week, spending the rest of her time with her two children, her husband and their cat Paw Paw. In her spare times she enjoys swimming and tackling the back garden on sunny days.
Philippa MacLennan BVMS MRCVS
Philippa joined the practice in December 2011. She graduated nearly 10 years ago from Glasgow University, and shortly after she joined a practice in Stratford-upon-Avon as a small animal vet. Phillipa moved to Australia after meeting her husband over there, and worked in a large veterinary practice on the north shore of Sydney for 6 years.
After having 2 children (Luke and Lucy) she decide to move back to the UK with her husband and work on a part-time basis.
Head Veterinary Nurse
Natalie started her nursing career in a small practice in 2002 and after qualifying in 2008, went on to work for both an animal hospital and a cat only practice.
Natalie joined Charlton in October 2010 as our Head Nurse and the practice's clinical coach, a role required to train student veterinary nurses.
She has strong interests in feline behaviour and pet nutrition.
Outside of work Natalie enjoys spending time with her husband, Daniel, and looking after their 3 cats, Georgie, Holly and Fathead, as well as running and rowing. They have all recently moved to a new house with a big garden, especially for the cats.
Emma has always loved animals from an early age. Her dedication was clear when she graduated from her 4 year training at Middlesex University with a BSc Honours Degree in Veterinary Nursing.
Deputy Head Nurse
She has gained invaluable skills in her previous practices around Kent, North Harrow and Essex, and has a particular interest in surgical nursing.
Emma joined Companion Care as a locum nurse in autumn 2010 and liked us so much, she decided to be a permanent member of our team! In 2012 Emma went travelling for 6 months and was delighted to have the opportunity of using her nursing skills to work with elephants and other animals. Since her return, Emma has also become our Deputy Head Nurse and is enjoying her new role.
Student Veterinary Nurse
Felicity joined the team in July 2011 and is now in her 2nd year of training to become a qualified veterinary nurse. Her particular areas of interest include Radiography and Dentistry.
Felicity has one cat at home - Jinx - and hopes to have many more in the future. Outside of work she enjoys kick boxing, socialising and making the most of what London has to offer.
Student Veterinary Nurse
Samantha has a strong passion for animals and decided to enrol at Hadlow College in Mottingham. Here she completed a First Diploma in Animal Care and went on to do her National Diploma in Animal Management. Samantha first started work at Pets at Home in Charlton but was delighted to secure a position with our reception team back in January 2008. Since working with us Samantha has completed a Certificate in Pet Loss Support In Veterinary Practice and became our Head Receptionist in November 2012. Sam continues to take on new challenges and strives to maintain a smooth running reception, as well as welcoming clients and their pets to the surgery. At home, Samantha has a Husky called Diesel, two cats called Molly and Jess, and a rabbit called Louie.
Sean joined us in October 2012. He is working part-time with us while studying his Masters Degree at University. He is thoroughly enjoying his first venture into the veterinary world and comes from a background of customer care and administration. Sean has recently adopted a beautiful young cat called “Asina” who has taken to playfully stalking Sean and is responsible for his growing number of “injuries”.
Sian moved to London from Canterbury over 3 months ago. Her previous work was for P&O ferries as a receptionist on board the Aquitane. While working at P&O ferries she gained valuable customer care skills. Sian has a strong passion for animals and has always wanted to work around them. Her hobbies include walking her dog Zeus who she is pictured with, and occasionally riding her horse who still lives at home with her parents. She also has a snake called Pug, a hamster called Fleur and two Guinea Pigs called Ben and Sebastian living at home.
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