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.
Clinical Director and Supervisory Veterinary Surgeon
Nichola Davies is our supervisory veterinary surgeon and has worked at the practice since 2001. As well as being a general practitioner Nichola also takes referrals from other practices for soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery. Nichola gained the European Certificate in small animal surgery in 2010 and is currently studying towards the RCVS Certificate in small animal surgery PGCert SAS. She routinely performs fracture repairs, cruciate surgery (including TTAs, MMPs and lateral sutures), boas surgery, soft palate resection and upper airway procedures, skin grafting and complex skin grafting flaps, perineal urethrostomy, perineal hernia repair, intestinal surgery including stapling techniques, gastric dilation/volvulus and many more.
Amy Clithero BVetMed MRCVS
Amy graduated from the University of London (Royal Veterinary College) in 2014. She then moved back home to Yorkshire to work for three years in a mixed animal practice, treating all creatures, great and small. After a short stint in a small animal practice in Yorkshire she made the move to Wales. Amy has particular interests in pain management, dentistry and dermatology (skin problems) and giving our four legged friends an excellent quality of life. Outside of work she can be found competing regularly in showjumping on a homebred horse or finding the best places to eat.
Bryn Jones BVM BVS MRCVS
Bryn graduated from Nottingham in 2014 and has been with the practice ever since. Despite his name, he is not home-grown but was lured over from England by the country, the people and the practice. He has a particular interest in internal medicine, oncology and feline medicine, and is studying in his free time for an RCVS Certificate in Small Animal Medicine. In his spare time Bryn enjoys following all forms of sport, particularly the Wales rugby team and his beloved West Ham United. He also intermittently takes up running, as well as fencing in the last year. He has two young rescue cats at home in Carmarthen called Sandwich and Gwen.
Jo Smith BVSc MRCVS
Jo graduated from the University of Bristol Vet School in July 2006 and has worked in Carmarthen ever since. She is local to the area, hailing from Meinciau. Jo is a part-time small animal vet and is particularly interested in ultrasound imaging and dentistry. Outside of work, Jo spends her time looking after her young daughters and enjoys spending as much time outdoors as possible, either in the garden or walking her Border Terriers, Freddie and Evie, with her family.
Annie Thomas BVSc MRCVS
Annie graduated from The University of Liverpool in July 2016. She joined Carmarthen Veterinary Centre shortly after in August, after seeing practice with us as an undergraduate. Annie enjoys all aspects of small animal practice and was a finalist in the New Graduate of the Year CVS Awards in 2017. She leads our laparoscopic spaying team and plans to undertake a surgical RCVS certificate in late 2018. Annie has a French bulldog called Bertie and a Cocker Spaniel called Flori as well as two rescue cats, Ernie and Frankie. Annie is a local girl from West Wales and loves to explore the coastline and beaches in her time off with friends and family.
Maryann Tobin BVSc MRCVS
After graduating from Bristol University in July 2013, Maryann spent some time neutering dogs in India and volunteering at the Bristol RSPCA before joining the practice in November 2013. She is currently studying for a RCVS certificate in diagnostic imaging. Maryann enjoys all aspects of small animal practice with a particular interest in diagnostic imaging and cardiology. When not at work she loves being outdoors, catching up with friends and keeping fit. She has re-homed a stray one-eyed cat called Meg that keeps her on her toes at home!