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The Vets

Seadown Veterinary Group has five partners, who are all practising vets. We meet regularly to discuss improvements and make decisions about the everyday running of the practice.

Meet all of our vets, who have a diverse range of talents and interests, both in and out of work!

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Bob Bentley BVSc MRCVS

Bob Bentley BVSc MRCVS

Partner/Veterinary Surgeon
I qualified from Bristol in 1981 and have always been in mixed practice - joining Seadown in 1983 and becoming a partner in 1987. I am still managing to combine small animal, large animal and equine ...
Peter Tunney BVMs MRCVS

Peter Tunney BVMs MRCVS

Partner/Veterinary Surgeon
I qualified from Glasgow University in 1981. I "discovered" the New Forest and Seadown whilst working in Winchester and commuting to Lepe Beach to windsurf with a vet who worked at Seadown. I joined t...
Kate McMorris BVetMed CertVOphthal MRCVS

Kate McMorris BVetMed CertVOphthal MRCVS

Partner/Veterinary Surgeon
I graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 1995 and went into mixed practice in Kent for 5 years before coming to Seadown in 2000, where I became a partner in 2003. I have always been interested...
Gillies Moffat BVSc CertGP(Eq) MRCVS

Gillies Moffat BVSc CertGP(Eq) MRCVS

Partner/Veterinary Surgeon
I qualified from Liverpool University in 1997, and then worked in East Devon in a large mixed practice before moving North to Deeside in Aberdeenshire, concentrating on Equine and Farm Animal Practice...
Anna Jennings BVSc CertVOphthal MRCVS

Anna Jennings BVSc CertVOphthal MRCVS

Partner/Veterinary Surgeon
I qualified from Bristol in 2002 and after a short spell doing voluntary work in Morocco, moved to Seadown. I became very interested in ophthalmology and passed my certificate in 2007. I joined the p...
Hannah Blackburn VetMB MRCVS

Hannah Blackburn VetMB MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon
I qualified from Cambridge University in 2010 and worked in mixed practice in Kent for 18 months before starting at Seadown in January 2012. I now work predominantly in the equine and farm side of the practice and am studying towards my Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice specialising in Equine Practice
Arianne Jass-Wagner MRCVS

Arianne Jass-Wagner MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon
I studied Veterinary Medicine at the Univeristy of Munich and gradulated in 2000, followed by a Small Animal Internship and my doctor thesis. I then worked at a Small Animal and Equine Clinic before ...
Rita Mesquita DVm GPCert. (SAM) MRCVS

Rita Mesquita DVm GPCert. (SAM) MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon
I qualified from ICBAS - Porto University in 2010 after an externship in the Washington State University and another externship in the Cambridge University. In 2011 I joined an ophthalmology referral practice as a Small Animal Assistant and developed an interest in eyes. I have been with Seadown since January 2014 and ...........
Rosie Akester MA Bc., Vet MB, MRCVS GPCertSAS

Rosie Akester MA Bc., Vet MB, MRCVS GPCertSAS

Veterinary Surgeon
Rosie completed a Zoology degree at Brisotl Univeristy before going on to study Veterinary Medicine at Cambridge, qualifying in June 2006. She worked in large mixed practice in Bedford for 3 years be...
Laura Trigg BVSc MRCVS Cert. AVP Eq.

Laura Trigg BVSc MRCVS Cert. AVP Eq.

Veterinary Surgeon
I qualified from Bristol University in July 2006. Once qualified I went to work for a busy mixed practice in rural Herefordshire where I became part of the large animal team caring for a wide variety ...
Hannah Buteaux BvetMed BSc (Hons) MRCVS

Hannah Buteaux BvetMed BSc (Hons) MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon
I qualified from The Royal Veterinary College London in 2009, having previously completed an Honours degree in Veterinary Science, with a research dissertation specialising in Biomechanics. Following ...
Colleen Walker BVSc MRCVS

Colleen Walker BVSc MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon
I graduated from Liverpool University in 1995. After a short time working at Liverpool's equine unit I started at Seadown in 1996. I enjoyed doing mixed practice until 2003, when I decided to concentr...
Nickie Collins BvetMed CertVOphthal MRCVS

Nickie Collins BvetMed CertVOphthal MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon
I qualified from the Royal Veterinary College in 1992, and have worked at Seadown ever since. I have always had an interest in eyes and in 2005 attained my Certificate in Veterinary Ophthalmology. ...
Clare Heap BVSc MRCVS

Clare Heap BVSc MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon
Emma Owen BVM&S MRCVS

Emma Owen BVM&S MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon
I graduated from Edinburgh University in 2012, having done a 3 year degree beforehand. I am local girl though, from Ringwood. I have a rescue greyhound, Ollie, who keeps me busy and is often a patient here, from all his accidents..! My boyfriend and I are currently buying a house in the forest, so hopefully I'll be here for a good while!
Catherine Boeree BVetMed MRCBS

Catherine Boeree BVetMed MRCBS

Veterinary Surgeon
Gemma Ellse VetMB BA MRCVS

Gemma Ellse VetMB BA MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon