Introducing Our Practice Team 

Everyone at our practice is committed to providing you with the very best in pet healthcare. Our veterinary team bring a wealth of experience to the practice and have individually obtained high standards of professional qualification.


Dr Abby Muscroft
Dr Abby Muscroft
Head Veterinary Surgeon
BVM BVS MRCVS

Hello i'm Abby! I joined the team in 2014 and have since become a manager of the practice. My main clinical interest is soft tissue surgery and I am currently studying for a certificate in Small Animal Surgery. I also perform laproscopic surgery at the practice. Please see ‘Key hole surgery’ for more information. I have 3 Springer Spaniels and a cat, who between them rule my life when I’m not at work!

Tracy Watts
Veterinary Surgeon
BVM BVS MRCVS


Louise Kirk
Louise Kirk
Veterinary Surgeon
BVM&S MRCVS


Lucy Thomas
Veterinary Surgeon
BVetMed BSc MRCVS


Cat Henstridge
Veterinary Surgeon
BVSc MRCVS

Cat recently joined the team in 2018. Cat is a Sheffield girl born and bred. After graduating from Bristol Vet School in 2003 she lived and worked in the West Midlands before coming home to live closed to family 3 years ago. She has extensive experience in small animal practice, having worked in a wide variety of clinics, but particularly enjoys caring for older pets and ultrasonography. At home Cat is sad that she is too busy for a dog at the moment, so she has to make do with just one cat, called Fatty.

Tamara Pinder
Tamara Pinder
Head Registered Veterinary Nurse
HRVN

Hi, my name is Tamara and I am the head nurse here at Croft. I'm originally from down south but moved up north to follow my dream of working with animals. I qualified early 2017 and I have never looked back! Back home I have a beautiful little french bulldog called Cooper who I absolutely adore. Here at Croft we are like a family, and they've made this place feel like home. I enjoy my consults and I love cuddles with all of your tiny little babies!

Sarah Peverelle
Sarah Peverelle
Registered Veterinary Nurse
RVN

Hello! My name is Sarah and I am one of the registered veterinary nurses here at Croft Vets. I have worked in veterinary practice for 5 years and have recently become a member of the family here at Croft. I enjoy all aspects of nursing especially feline medicine and care, and also ensuring all patients are given high quality care throughout surgical and emergency procedures. At home I have a gorgeous black cat called Evie who has chosen me to be her human!

Sarah Tolley
Registered Veterinary Nurse
RVN

Hello, I'm Sarah! I graduated from Harper Adams University in 2017 with a BSc (Hons) Veterinary Nursing and Practice Management and joined the team shortly afterwards. I am particularly interested exotic in exotic animals, particularly birds and rabbits! At home I have a Malinois called Fred, a Rabbit called Rudy, a Crested Gecko called Norbert and an Avery full of birds!

Jemma Eville
Registered Veterinary Nurse
RVN

Hello! My name is Jemma, I joined the Croft team in 2016 and in 2018 I progressed to become a Registered Veterinary Nurse. I am currently completing a course in Canine Behaviour so that I can help owners to understand why their pets act in certain ways. In my spare time I enjoy walking my own pooch Bruce. I also have three cats; Felicity Diggle, Sir Tabbington and Mr Jenkins.

Shannon Poxon
Shannon Poxon
Animal Nurse Assistant
ANA

Hi, my name is Shannon and I am one of the ANA's here at Croft. I joined the team back in May 2017. I love my job and really enjoy able to interact with you and all your pets. At home I have my adorable rescue staffordshire bull terrier Keaton and my springer spaniel Toby, and throughout the years I've more than my fair share of experience a whole range of animals. I can't wait to meet you and your fur-babies!

Katy Hall
Katy Hall
Animal Nursing Assistant and Administrator

Hi, my name is Katy. I joined the croft team in September 2017. I am a proud parent of three dogs and a kitten. I have previously worked in a centre for pet nutrition and behaviour in the Leicestershire countryside, then for a veterinary distribution company. This means I can offer you plenty of advice in different areas. I look forward to seeing you and your fur children in my consults!

Sally Gorton
Sally Gorton
Veterinary Receptionist

Hi my name is Sally and I joined Croft Vets as receptionist in August 2018. I really enjoy interacting with the clients and fussing their fur babies! At home I am owned by a black and white rascal cat called Chester.

Shannon Chappell
Veterinary Receptionist

Hiya, my name is Shannon. I joined Croft Vets as a receptionist in November 2018 after working several hours voluntary. I am currently working to become an animal nurse assistant in the beginning of the new year. I love cuddling your little beauties you bring to us. At home I have my horse, Tottie, who I can safely say keeps me busy while I'm not at work.

Megan Morton
Megan Morton
Veterinary Receptionist

Hi, I’m Megan and I’m currently a part time receptionist here at Croft vets, while studying an animal course at college. In the future I hope to continue my studies, progress and become a veterinary nurse. My favourite part about the job is getting to meet and greet all your lovely fur babies at the front of the practice! At home I currently have a 1 year old Border Collie called Nelly who keeps me busy in my free time. I’ll look forward to meeting you!
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