Meet The Team - Sheerness

Craig Lumsden (BVSC) MRCVS – Vet

Vet Craig Lumsden our Head vet at Sheerness is a New Zealander. Craig graduated from Massey University (New Zealand) in 1993 and has a particular interest in feline medicine and radiology making him a very important members of our staff. Outside of the surgery, Craig is a keen sportsman and enjoys travel, foreign food and the outdoors.


Zoe Jeffrey (RVN Bsc hons) - Head Nurse

Hi, I am Zoe. I started my career as a veterinary nurse in 2007 at the Royal Veterinary College. I qualified in 2010 and started working at Wellpets in 2011 where I developed my skills and knowledge, working mostly as a sole charge nurse. I was made head nurse in 2016 which was a big achievement for me. I enjoy all aspects of my role but particularly medicine and being involved in complex cases, working through diagnostics and laboratory work with our vet. To fulfil my keen desire to understand the science behind the medicine I completed a degree in bioscience and graduated with first class honours in September 2016. My studies have ignited the little scientist within and my ambition is to pursue a masters in infectious disease while continuing my full time role at Sheerness.  I enjoy travelling, movies, foreign cuisine and skiing is my favourite sport!

Loren Girt - Animal Care Assitant

Hello, I am Loren. I have been at Wellpets Sheerness for 3 years as a small animal auxiliary and also cover reception. I studied Animal Management in college and have also worked with horses. I have always loved animals and been interested to learn about them and help them. My ambition is to  become a Veterinary Nurse and I really enjoy getting to know the clients and their pets. I have a Staffordshire bull terrier called Cyril and a rescue cat called Joyce.

Situated on the High Street, the surgery operates from the heart of Sheerness. This clinic offers a wide range of services, With state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment and fully trained staff, we aim to provide an excellent service and treat our customers like family.

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Ann Eve - Receptionist

Ann Eve – Practice Co-OrdinatorI’ve been working in the veterinary industry since 1996 and thoroughly enjoy the variety that the job brings. I have NVQ’s in Animal Management & Pet Nutrition. There is always something different to do every day at the practice and I enjoy chatting with our clients and meeting their pets. I own a very cute staffie called Oscar who I adore! I enjoy the cliff & beach walks with him when I’m not working. If I had the room I would have a house full of staffies! I have hand reared and nursed a number of pets over the years and there is normally a stray residing at my house waiting for a new owner to come along, I get a lot of satisfaction being a ‘foster mum’ and then watching them go off to their forever homes. I feel lucky to have a job that I love and be able to help and advise people with the care of their pets.

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Kimberly Field (RVN) - Lead Nursing Clinical Coach

I've worked in practice for 16 years and I've been qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse for 7yrs and I've been a Clinical coach where I help and developed the student Vet nurses to become qualified for 3 yrs. I enjoy all parts of my job. I have 4 Cats O'Malley, Thomas, Quagmire and Brian. I also have a Guinea Pig called Malefi. I have recently moved to Canterbury from Essex with my fiancé and I started working at well pets August 2016.

Neil Smith (RVN) - Veterinary Nurse

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