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The Vet Bristol Veterinary Surgeons and Nurses

Our veterinary team at The Vet Bristol are knowledgeable and experienced, understanding not only the right course of treatment required by your pets but also how much your pet means to you. Our highly trained veterinary team is on hand seven days a week. If you wish to see a specific member of the team, please use the calendar icon below to check their availability.

Sophie Halhead

Sophie Halhead

Clinical Director

Sophie joined The Vet in September 2015 having grown up in Norfolk and trained at Bristol University. After graduating in 2004, she joined a mixed veterinary practice, initially tending to cattle, horses and pets before focusing on small animal care. Sophie enjoys all aspects and challenges of a busy small animal practice. Having spent many years juggling a full time job as a vet alongside playing rugby for England, Sophie retired from international sport in 2014, having gained 71 caps and winning the 2014 World Cup. She has now discovered a new love of cycling and spends free weekends mountain biking in Wales and further afield. Sophie grew up with an assortment of four legged friends and currently has 3 cats including a sprightly 16 year old who she re-homed when his previous owner moved abroad, and 2 mischievous two year old Burmese Crosses called Simba and Nala.

Lucy Smith

Lucy Smith

Receptionist

Lucy studied at City of Bristol college and achieved a Level 1 and 2 Diploma in Animal Care, she also worked alongside a dog groomer during her course. Lucy has a great passion for animals and they been a big part of her life growing up. She owns a Toy Poodle called Charlie, a Maine Coon Cross called Morris and two short-haired kittens Alice and Junior whom she rescued and not forgetting Marvin the Lovebird!