James Hunt

James qualified in 1998 from RVC with a strong interest in pain management and worked in mixed practice for 6 years while completing the RCVS Certificate in Veterinary Anaesthesia. Following this he moved into small animal practice for a further 6 years, at which time the opportunity arose to undertake an MSc by research at … Read more

Amie Lamoreaux Hesbach

Amie is a doctor of physical therapy, a certified canine rehabilitation therapist and practitioner, and a nationally certified Pilates trainer. She owns EmpowerPhysio, providing comprehensive, forward-thinking, focused, and personalised solutions to mobility challenges for people, pets, pet parents, and animal physical therapy and rehabilitation professionals worldwide. Having worked with people and pets for over twenty … Read more

Veerle Dejonckheere

Veerle Dejonckheere qualified as a veterinary surgeon in 2001 and worked for two years in a large animal practice in France before coming to the UK in 2003 and working in conventional small animal practices. In 2009 she joined the SMART Clinic, Cardiff where she developed her experience as an acupuncturist. Since 2011, she has … Read more

Matthew Brunke

Dr. Brunke is a native New Yorker, growing up in New York City. He received his DVM from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in St. Kitts, graduating in 2004. He received his certification in rehab in 2008 from the University of Tennessee CCRP program and now teaches for that program. He is also certified … Read more

Mark Lowrie

Mark qualified from the University of Cambridge and then worked in first opinion small animal practice. Following an internship at the RVC he moved to the University of Glasgow to complete a residency in veterinary neurology. He has a Master’s degree on steroid responsive meningitis-arteritis in dogs and has particular interest in involuntary muscle contractions, … Read more

Karen Perry-Butler

Dr Karen Perry-Butler graduated from The University of Edinburgh Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies (R(D)SVS) in 2005. Following a short period in mixed practice, she completed an internship in small animal orthopaedics and neurosurgery at Fitzpatrick Referrals, prior to undertaking a residency in small animal surgery at the R(D)SVS. After completing this in 2010, … Read more

Gwen Covey-Crump

Gwen qualified from the Royal Veterinary College in 2001, and spent 3 years in small animal practice before commencing a residency in Veterinary Anaesthesia at the University of Bristol in 2004. After completion she spent 1 year in clinical anaesthesia practice at the Queen’s Veterinary Hospital, University of Cambridge, returning to Bristol Vet School as … Read more

Giliola Spattini

Dr Giliola Spattini graduated with honours in Veterinary Medicine in 1998 from Parma University. She worked for two years in a referring private practice in Italy. In 2001 she started an alternate residency program in Diagnostic Imaging, at the Royal Veterinary College of London, under the supervision of Christopher R. Lamb. She integrated her residency … Read more

Gemma Hodgson

Gemma has lived a life with dogs of various breeds growing up in a house full of show dogs, but initially studied at Hartpury College for a career with horses going on to work at show jumping and event yards along with hydrotherapy centres. In the early 2000s she started growing an interest in how … Read more

Duncan Lascelles

Dr. Lascelles is Professor in Small Animal Surgery and Pain Management at North Carolina State University. His research program (Translational Research in Pain [TRiP]) develops methods to measure pain associated with spontaneous disease in animals, and seeks to understand the underlying neurobiology. His work improves pain control in companion animals, and facilitates analgesic development in … Read more