Carmarthen Veterinary Centre is an award winning, purpose built, state of the art practice providing care for all animals, large and small. The centre houses companion animal, farm, exotic inc camelid and equine facilities, with dedicated vets in each field. We are an RCVS accredited practice standards scheme hospital facility with 24-hour onsite and out of hours care provided by our own vets and nurses, ensuring continuity of care with a team you can trust.
Michelle qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in 2016 from Bottle Green Training in Nottingham, becoming Practice Director at Carmarthen Veterinary Centre in December 2020. She owns an American Bulldog called Archie, a Jack Russell called Axel and a French Bulldog named Jim as well as many other animals.
Alison Jayne Williams BSc(Hons) RVN A1 (CC)
Alison started her career as a receptionist and kennel assistant in Fairlane in 2002. Qualifying from Harper Adams University College in 2008 with a degree in veterinary nursing and practice management. She enjoys all aspects of veterinary nursing with a particular interest in anaesthesia, surgery and critical care. Alison is keenly involved with nurse clinics and is also a clinical coach training student nurses. She is always keen to improve her knowledge and has recently completed a qualification in critical care. Her children keep her busy outside of work, and other passions include walks with her Staffordshire Bull Terrier Zeta, cuddles with her cat Tessie, clay pigeon shooting and socialising with friends and family.
Vicky Edwards RVN
Vicky started at Fairlane Vet Centre in 2006 after completing the ANC animal care course at Pibwrlwyd College. She then went on to complete an animal nursing assistant course in 2009, before studying to become a veterinary nurse and qualifying in 2011. Vicky particularly enjoys being involved in equine and small animal cases as she loves the variety they provide. Her spare time is spent riding/competing her horse and walking her dog Travis, a Bull Mastiff. She is currently attending obedience classes with him where he embarrasses her by falling asleep!
Cathryn Elward RVN
Cathryn Elward (or 'Little Cath' as she’s known at work) qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2012. She enjoys all aspects of veterinary nursing and being part of our small animal team. Cath’s hobbies include horse riding, performing in a local drama group and walking her dogs.
Katie Hudson RVN
Katie joined the practice in 2016 as a veterinary nursing assistant, and has since qualified as a registered veterinary nurse. She enjoys all aspects of nursing and that no two days are the same. When not at work or studying she enjoys cooking, caving, climbing, horse riding and spending time with her Labrador called Walter and cat called Colin.
Esther James RVN
Esther completed her veterinary nursing degree at Harper Adams University in 2014, and came to work at Carmarthen Veterinary Centre immediately afterwards having completed her placements here during her course. Being a farmer’s daughter, Esther has a keen interest in equine and farm animals, as well as small animal nursing.
Student Veterinary Nurse
Rose joined us in 2019 originally as a receptionist and is now training to become a veterinary nurse. She has worked in animal care jobs and studied animal care and management from a young age and is now happily pursuing what has been her goal for a number of years.
When she’s not working, she’s busy wrangling her seven dogs to keep them occupied and out of trouble! She enjoys settling down with a good book, or binge-watching a box-set on the TV
MiMobileVet Nursing Assistant
Sharon joined Carmarthan Veterinary Centre in September 2018. Helping to launch the new venture of MiMobileVet, as a nursing assistant on the team. She has worked with a variety of animals in her career- including apes, monkeys, farm animals as well as small animals. In her spare time Sharon enjoys woodland walks, foraging with her Staffie cross Pirate, and generally being outdoors.
Patient Care Assistant
Liv joined the practice in September 2019 as a PCA. She was previously studying art in college but then decided on a career change. She then started work experience at the practice and volunteering with a cat rescue charity, both of which she thoroughly enjoys. She particularly enjoys helping with ultrasounds and hand rearing kittens. In her spare time she is a keen artist who enjoys painting, cooking and spending time with her cats - Pandora, Peach and Piper.
Student Veterinary Nurse
Rachel is a student veterinary nurse, and joined Carmarthen Veterinary Centre in May 2021. Previously she worked at Towy Vets for a year during placement with Hartpury. She has an interest in nurse consultations and medical cases. She has two dogs - a Chocolate Labrador and a Patterdale Cross. In her spare time she enjoy walking the dogs and open water swimming.