Meet the team
Sarah Probert BVSc MRCVS - Senior Vet
Sarah qualified from Bristol University in 2000 and has lived in Shropshire ever since. In December 2003 she set up on her own, starting Bridgnorth Veterinary Centre. Since opening the practice Sarah has had 2 children Joseph and Concetta who you may see running around the practice!! She takes great interest in preventative care to ensure the well being of your pets and also a particular interest in osteoarthritis and pain management. Sarah is a local girl returning to he home patch. She has 2 border collies herself, Ned & Fly, who often pop up to say hello at reception. Consequently she has a keen interest in canine behaviour!! When not at the practice she can often be seen out on her horse Harvey- but blink and you miss them!
John Willdig BVetMed MRCVS - Vet
John qualified from the Royal Veterinary College in London in 2012. He started his career as a Vet in a busy practice in Wolverhampton then after 5 years moved to a practice in Telford to be closer to home near Bridgnorth and now he is even closer still! John enjoys all aspects of being a general vet especially getting to know your pets and you! But if there was a particular topic of interest then it would be itchy skin – you might not be able to stop him talking about it! At home, John has numerous pets which keep him busy when he is not at surgery including 2 dogs and 3 cats – Lord Bolton, Myranda and Ghost.
Lynne Jones RVN - Head Nurse
Head Nurse Lynne qualified in 1999 and first started working at a veterinary practice in Worcestershire. She started working at BVC in October 2004. Lynne has 2 dogs, 3 cats, 1 rabbit and a tortoise. On the human side of life, Lynne has a husband and two daughters who keep her busy when she isn't keeping the nursing team in check at BVC!
Jodie Ellis RVN - Senior Nurse and Practice Co-ordinator
Jodie qualified in 2004 and has been at BVC since 2005. She is responsible for producing the monthly newsletter, organising all the offers as well as managing our Pet Health Plan. Jodie has two daughters, a rescue rottie called Zara and Ginge the cat.
Kayleigh Smart RVN - Veterinary Nurse
Kayleigh qualified as a registered veterinary nurse in 2017 and joined the team here in December 2017. Her hobbies include playing squash, and going to the gym regularly to keep fit. She is a supporter of LGBT and attends Pride every year. She has a hamster called Lillia and is also a talented dog groomer!
Sarah Smith RVN
Sarah qualified in 2004 and initially worked at a mixed practice in Kidderminster. Following her dreams and interests Sarah moved to work with exotic animals and has since gained her Exotic certificate and is also an advanced practitioner in Veterinary Nursing of Zoo species. Sarah has a rescue dog called Marni and an African grey parrot called Wesley, as well as two children.
Claire Upton Head Receptionist
Senior Receptionist Claire joined the team in 2005, after having a change of career from children to animals and has never looked back. Since joining the team Claire has two children and has a resuce cat called Albert. Claire is our morning receptionist and deals with all your pets insurance claims and accounts.
Sarah Jarrett Receptionist
Sarah joined the team in January 2016 as a full time receptionist. She previously worked for Bridgnorth Town Council and lives in Bridgnorth she is married with a young daughter.