Grange vets veterinary surgeon Carol Snell with dog
Carole Snell vetMB MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

Carole has worked as a vet at Grange for three years. She is a vastly experienced member of the team, who has worked at several practices around the North East. She qualified from Cambridge in 1988 after studying Veterinary Medicine and Surgery. Carole particularly enjoys general small animal work, and owns a Border Terrier called Fliss.


Veterinary Surgeon

After graduating from the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies in 2015, Kay spent time working in both Malaysia and Singapore where she gained vast experience in managing diseases not commonly seen in the UK. Kay's special interests are surgery, emergency medicine and behaviour medicine. Outside of work, she enjoys trying new food recipes, working out, playing basketball and video games.

Grange Vets Head Nurse Rebbecca Smith with two dogs
Rebbecca Smith RVN

Head Nurse

Rebbecca is Head Nurse at Grange Vets, where she has worked for nine years. After studying for a diploma in Animal Management at Askham Bryan College in York, she joined Grange as a Student Veterinary Nurse. She qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in February 2016, and has a particular interest in nursing in patients and critical care of pets. Outside of work, Rebbecca owns a Labradoodle and a Cavapoo.

Grange vets student nurse Emily Burton with dog
Emily Burton RVN

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Emily Burton has worked at Grange Vets since 2013. She qualified as a Register Veterinary Nurse in January 2018, after attending Myerscough College. She loves all aspects of her role and has a keen interest in post-operative and in-patient care. Outside of work, she owns a Border Collie called Willow.

Grange vets student nurse Donna Louise Walker with two dogs
Donna Louise Walker

Student Veterinary Nurse

Student Veterinary Nurse Donna Louise Walker has worked at Grange Vets since 2014. She has worked in the veterinary profession for more than eight years. She loves meeting new and existing clients and their pets. Donna is particularly interested in nursing clinics and assisting vets in theatre. Outside of work, she owns two Chihuahuas Bryan-Rupert and Bindi-Boo.

Grange Vets Veterinary Care Assistant Georgia Leighton
Georgia Leighton VCA

Veterinary Care Assistant

Georgia has worked at Grange since September 2016, but has worked in the veterinary environment for 4 years. She enjoys helping animals through recovery and caring for hospitalised patients. Georgia is currently training to be a qualified veterinary care assistant and will be starting her veterinary nurse training in the very near future. She owns a pet cat called Suzie and enjoys cuddles with her.

Grange Vets student nurse Megan Roberts with dog
Megan Roberts RVN

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Megan Roberts is a Registered Veterinary Nurse. She qualified in December 2017. She particularly enjoys assisting the vets in consultations and looking after the in-patients. Megan owns a Labrador called Cooper.

Grange Vets stuent Nurse Rebecca Granger with two labradors
Rebecca Granger

Auxiliary Nurse

Rebecca has worked at Grange Veterinary Surgery for 12 years and is about to start training as a student veterinary nurse. She enjoys assisting the vets during consultations. As well as Labrador Ozzie, she owns cats Archie and Tigger. She enjoys taking Ozzie swimming and on long walks.

Grange Vets student nurse Shaun Cleary with guinea pig
Shaun Cleary RVN

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Shaun is a Registered Veterinary Nurse. He qualified in January 2018 from Myerscough College. He has worked at Grange Vets for 14 years after initially doing a work experience placement while still at school. He has a special interest in birds and their care, as well as assisting vets with X-rays of all pets. Shaun is also responsible for health and safety and general maintenance of the practice. He owns a black and white cat called Sylvester.

Grange Vets office Manager Tonya Williams on the phone
Tonya Williams

Office Manager

Meet Tonya Williams who started at the practice as Receptionist over 8 years ago. She has gained much knowledge in the vet industry, her job role also including all administration duties for Grange Vets and now overseeing the practice her new job title is Office Manager. Tonya owns a 10-year old Staffordshire Bull Terrier called Tamzin who was rescued from the Dog's trust.

Grange vets receptionist Rebecca Johns
Rebecca Johns


Rebecca Johns will be a familiar face to many of our clients as she works on our reception. She has worked within the animal industry since leaving school, and holds Diplomas in both Animal Management and Animal Welfare. She previously worked at a busy veterinary referral centre and a animal rehoming charity prior to joining our team. Rebecca owns a dog named Ralph and two cats Bow and Peep.

Grange Vets Receptionist Hariane Littlewood
Hariane Littlewood


Hariane is our newest receptionist, she has worked in customer service for over 9 years alongside studying for a degree in a different field. Hariane enjoys her current role as she gets to interact with both clients and their pets. However, her main goal for the future is to begin training as a Veterinary Nurse.