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Meet The Nurses 


Emma HollingworthEmma Hollingworth

Emma joined the practice in February as our Clinical Manager, she qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2007 and has continued to work towards additional qualifications including pet health counsellor, clinical coach and veterinary practice administration. Emma has a keen interest in nursing clinics and will be providing support to the team to ensure the best possible care is given to you and your pets. Outside of work Emma loves horse-riding, taking part in regular competitions, she also has two very naughty Jack Russell dogs and a cat called Tilly who also thinks she is a dog!



Laura RichardsLaura Richards

Laura started with the practice in 1997 as a trainee vet nurse. She qualified in June 2002 and has been the head nurse since January 2007. Her main area of responsibility is over seeing the day to day running of the nursing staff and general management duties. Outside of work,she enjoys taking her dogs Daisy,Poppy and Meg (all terriers) to the beach on the weekend. She also has 7 Russian dwarf hamsters.



Sian SantiniSian Santini

Sian trained at Park Vets and qualified in 2006 . Her main areas of interest include small animal radiology and anaesthesia. Sian has recently passed her diploma in clinical veterinary nursing and has also obtained an advanced veterinary nursing diploma. Outside of work, Sian enjoys walking her dogs Bonnie and Roxy and supporting the Welsh Rugby Team.



Nicola DaviesNicola Davies

Joined Park Vets in September 2005 as a trainee nurse and qualified in January 2009. Nicola is experienced in all aspects of veterinary nursing but particually enjoys working in the kennels providing a high quality care to all the in-patients. Outside of work Nicola enjoys circuit training and horse riding.



Lauren DaviesLauren Davies

Hi my name is Lauren, I have been a vet nurse since summer 2016 where I graduated from Middlesex University. 

I joined park once qualified to gain knowledge and experience.

Recently my partner and I rescued Carrick, who helps entertain me in my spare time.  I also enjoy playing football and make the most of the Welsh weather with regular cinema visits.



Lauren HollandLauren Holland

Lauren has worked within Park Vets for over 2 years and qualified in 2011 with a honours degree in Veterinary Nursing Science. She has a particular interest in nurse clinics, emergency and critical care work. Over the years Lauren has had a variety of pets including dogs, cats, rats and chipmunks. Lauren also has a great interest in music and has learnt to play many instruments including the harp.

Lauren is currently studying for a certificate in emergency and critical care nursing and enjoys running regular puppy parties at the surgery.



Jane Edwards

Jane EdwardsJane has been qualified for 15 years and started working for Park Vets in June 2012.

Since 2001, she has been training Student Nurses throughout the different surgeries and has  always enjoyed teaching and encouraging people to take on this rewarding career.   She has a young family at home to keep her busy when she is not working.

She has always worked in small practices, so working in a large one like Park is very enjoyable and fulfilling.



Michelle HarleyMichelle Harley

Michelle has been nursing since 1999, studying at Lackham Agricultural College in Wiltshire. In 2003 she moved to Pontypridd and started work at PVG on maternity cover - and never left! Outside of work she enjoys working on the allotment, cooking and preserving the food she grows.



Debbie Murphy-Jones

Worked with Mr Capron for 1 year  when in 1999 he decided to retire, Park vets bought the practice and I came with it! I have been here for 13 years.



Wendy Hudspith

Wendy HudspithI joined Park Vets in March 2011 as a trainee nurse and I am now a qualified nurse.

It was the best decision I have ever made. The job is very varied and extremely rewarding and I love it.

Outside of work I enjoy exercising, seeing friends and playing my guitar.


Teri Ann

Teri AnnI qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 2012 and have worked in Small Animal practices in Cardiff since, joining the team at Park in September 2015. My main interests are animal health nutrition and rehabilitation.

Outside of work i like to attend plenty of gigs and festivals and spend time with my little monsters, two cats called Castiel and Nala. 



Lindsey ParrLindsey Parr

I have been Qualified Veterinary Nurse for 5 years.  I live in Cardiff Bay and have two rescue guinea pigs called Hagrid and Reuben. I have recently rescued a 3 legged crossbreed which I have named Nellie. I am hoping to start agility training with her in the near future. 

In my spare time I enjoy traveling, camping, music events and dog walking. 

My work interests include hospitalisation - I really enjoy the general nursing of the patient so kennel shift is my favourite. I am currently studying to gain a certificate in Emergency and Critical Care. I have only worked for Park Vets for a few weeks but I am really enjoying it here so far.



Hannah Lougher - Nursing AssistantHannah Lougher - Nursing Assistant

Hannah has just started working at Park Vets as a Nursing Assistant.  She is really enjoying it and loves seeing all the different animals that come in.

She hopes to train up as a veterinary nurse in the future and in her spare time enjoys doing dog agility and riding my horses.




Special offers

Here at Park Vets we know that affordable pet healthcare is important. We are always looking to present our customers with offers on products and services to help with that.

Current special offers include:-

  • offers on school pets
  • long term anti-inflammatory drugs
  • free diet & nutrition classes
  • discounts via our Pet Health Club
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