At Mitcham 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.
Dane qualified from Cambridge University in 2000. Since then he has worked in all aspects of small animal practice across much of the big city, London!
Dane’s interests include soft tissue surgery, orthopaedic surgery and ultrasound. Dane also holds a post-graduate certificate in small animal surgery and spends a considerable part of his time in the operating theatre or carrying out advanced ultrasound on poorly patients requiring that skilful and experienced second opinion.
In his spare time Dane enjoys art (sculpture), swimming and water-polo.
Dane MA VetMB GPCert (SAS) MRCVS:
Eoghan moved to London in 2018 and began working across our South London surgeries where he is a very popular member of our Vet Team.
Qualifying in 2017, Eoghan was fortunate enough to spend his first year in practice in a busy surgery in Birmingham gaining a huge amount of experience both surgically and medically.
Eoghan’s passion is for small animal surgery means he can often be found in the operating theatre in many of our surgeries. Not wanting to be “out the back” all of the time and with a positive interest in client communication and customer service, Eoghan very much enjoys meeting both old clients and new in the consult room.
Outside of the surgeries Eoghan is a drama enthusiast with more than one string to his bow – he also plays the saxophone!
Bridget grew up amongst Border Collies, various stray cats, horses and pigs in Millmerran, Queensland Australia.
Qualifying as a Vet in 2012 Bridget then came to London to practice in 2014 before joining our hospital team in 2016.
Bridget’s passion is Diagnostic Imaging and she is currently working towards becoming a Certificate Holder in this specialised field. She is our resident heart scanning and advanced abdomen scanning vet who sees many cases referred into our hospital for her experienced opinion.
In her spare time she enjoys running, yoga, reading and spending time with her friends. Bridget is also a part of a local group where you can borrow a dog to go jogging with, to keep her company – sounds like fun!
Elsa graduated from Liverpool Vet School in 2018, Veterinary Medicine being her second degree having initially undertaken BioVeterinary Science at the Royal Veterinary College. Elsa’s first position was at a busy hospital in Essex which included copious amounts of emergency consultations and surgery giving her plenty of experience with a wide variety of cases. Although Elsa enjoys meeting new patients and caring for returning cases, she has a particular interest in performing surgery and is looking forward to gaining more experience in theatre, assisting in many of our more complex procedures. Elsa takes a lot of joy from working together with clients to provide the best care we can for their furry family members. ] Outside of veterinary life, Elsa’s happy place is her kitchen, where she enjoys trying out new recipes and hosting fabulous dinner parties for friends.
Elsa BSc (ONS) BVSc.MRCVS:
Mary Louise qualified from University College Dublin in 2011, after which she spent 3 years working in mixed practice in Ireland before moving to the UK to work with small animals. In 2016 Mary Louise completed a 1 year rotating internship and since then she has worked mainly in small animal clinics in Cambridge and London. She has a keen interest in medicine and ultrasound but her favourite part of the job is meeting clients and their pets in the consult room. Mary Louise is also studying for her small animal medicine certificate which she is due to complete in the coming year having already received a distinction in her written exam. Outside of work Mary Louise enjoys playing volleyball, Irish music and travelling home to visit her family in Ireland.
Alex has been nursing for 6 years now and he has thoroughly enjoyed working along side all the vets in DNA! Alex enjoys running anaesthetics and running lab tests and helping where he can. One of his favoured subjects is Cytology and he loves getting involved in this when possible. He has worked with all species over the years including exotics – his smallest patients being a gerbil and largest being a 94kg Great Dane and most unusual was a red tailed hawk. Alex has loved animals for as long as he can remember, to the point that he has a miniature zoo at home. He has rescued many animals over the years and he currently has 3 Cats, 2 Degus, 15 Geckos, 1 Monitor lizard, 4 Boa constrictors, 1 Cornsnake, 1 Western Hognose snake and a Royal python. Alex hopes to learn much more in the years to come and strives to be the best he can.
Alex:Animal Care Assistant
We were delighted to welcome Jen to the team in October 2018. Jen joins us with a background of veterinary and management experience, previously responsible for the smooth running of two London surgeries.
Before entering the veterinary world, Jen was an integral part of the management team for two wildlife parks in Kent working for their overseas charity projects as well as the parks.
Having previously worked in hospitality for several years, Jen has plenty of customer service experience and is passionate about delivering a stellar experience for pets and owners alike!
Jen is a massive animal lover and enjoys taking excellent care of her eleven year old Labrador Murphy – he may be a little spoilt!