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.
Helen is our Large Animal Clinical Director, leading the large animal team within Carmarthen Veterinary Centre. She qualified from Royal Vet College, London in 2008 and after a year in large animal practice in Aberdeen came south to join us in July 2009. Dairy Fertility, Beef herd fertility and management and Alpacas would be included in her particular interests. She completed her RCVS Certificate in Cattle Health and production in 2015 and is an RCVS Advanced Practitioner.
Kate Mayne BVM&S DBR MRCVS
Senior Farm Vet
Kate graduated from the Royal Dick Vet College, Edinburgh in 2003 and came to work for Phillip Williams at Fairlane shortly afterwards. Having planned to stay for “two, maybe three years”, 13 years later she’s still enjoying life in South Wales. Kate now spends all her time on farm and equine work, enjoying all aspects that this work entails. Her particular interests lie in fertility, mastitis and infectious disease, with the aim to help clients achieve good health and production in their herds. She completed her Diploma in Bovine Reproduction in 2014 and is an RCVS Advanced Practitioner in Bovine Reproduction.
Sarah Curtis BVM&S GPCertEqP MRCVS
Sarah qualified from Edinburgh University, she says too long ago, in 1988. After two years working in Gloucestershire, and a bit of time travelling and working as a locum, Sarah joined Merlin Vet Group in February 1992. She works as a Farm and Equine Vet, with an interest in Bovine Fertility Work work and reckons the best thing about her job is the variety and seeing new things… even after 20 years in practice.
Mia Lovin BSc MRCVS
Mia graduated in 2018, in Bucharest Romania. Having previously visited Wales, she worked and volunteered as a mix practice vet assistant & after graduation, as a vet (both small and large animals), also as an Inspector in health and welfare of animals. She has written several articles regarding animal health & care, show dogs, and the Weimaraner dog breed (as a registered dog breeder, and the owner of the first Weimaraners kennel based in Romania). Now living here, she is interested in updating & improving herself more regarding surgery in large animals, managing calves clinical protocols and bovine fertility.
Her hobbies include horse ridings, walks with her dogs, swimming, cooking, traveling and bike rides.
Charlie Phillips BVSc MRCVS
Charlie recently qualified from the University of Liverpool in July 2020 and came to join the farm and equine team at Carmarthen Veterinary Centre a couple of months after graduating. Having been brought up on a beef and sheep farm in South Wales, she enjoys all aspects of farm work with a particular interest in small ruminant medicine and bovine fertility. She is also a keen member of Young Farmers and enjoys horse-riding in her spare time, having competed for the local pony club teams from a young age.