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Joao graduated as a Veterinary Surgeon in 2006 from Lisbon Tec University, Portugal. After working for several years in small animal practices becoming a Joint Venture Partner at Companion Care Scarborough has been a very exciting, full time project. He enjoys all aspects of small animal medicine with special interest in surgery. Currently he is looking to advance his technical skills in orthopedics and “Keyhole surgery”.
Sandra attended the French Lycee in Lisbon, where she developed a special interest in science. She then graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the Tecnica University of Lisbon in 2006. She has been working at Companion Care Scarborough since 2012 and is studying towards a PgC in Small Animal Medicine. She enjoys every aspect of veterinary medicine, including clinical pathology, ophthalmology and dentistry. Sandra loves going to the cinema, cooking and dancing in her spare time.
Sarah has been with the practice since it first opened back in 2008! She has always had an interest in animals, their care and welfare and has worked as a Qualified Veterinary Nurse for over 20 Years, including a period of lecturing in veterinary nursing and animal management. Her passion for animals continues at home, as she also lives and works on a mixed livestock farm with her partner and 3 children.
Victoria joined the team at Companion Care Scarborough in October 2014 as a part time receptionist. At home she works alongside her partner and his family on the farm. She really enjoys the mix of working with the team and meeting and interacting with the clients and their pets, as well as working with the cows and sheep on the farm. In her spare time she enjoys riding and showing her horse Jiggy, who also lives on the farm.
Deborah joined Companion Care Scarborough in July 2014 as a part time receptionist. Having never worked in a practice before, she absolutely loves it! My Golden Retriever, Abel, is her absolute world and she loves spending time with him (and her husband!). In her spare time she enjoys travelling, dog walking and seeing live music.
Christine joined Companion Care Scarborough in March2011 as a receptionist, but has since taken on the role of Practice Coordinator, keeping the surgery running smoothly. This role is very rewarding. I enjoy meeting the clients and patients and no two days are the same. In my spare time I enjoy walking with Archie my Cocker Spaniel who is also part of the Companion Care team. I also have 5 cats, and 2 rabbits.
Amanda joined Companion Care Scarborough in February 2012, after working for the local authority for 10 years. I enjoy the diversity of my job and love seeing the puppies and kittens, but also the lovely older patients too. I have 2 cats, 2 rabbits and 2 sons and I love them all!
Archie has been with the Companion Care team since he was 7 weeks old. He enjoys meeting the patients and reassuring the owners. Please come and meet him and the rest of the team