Small Animal Vets 

Richard Hill

Richard qualified from the University of Liverpool in 2008 and moved to Clevedale's small animal department in 2011.  

He has an interest in Internal Medicine and is studying towards a Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice in this subject.  He is also developing the practice's role in preventative healthcare for senior cats.
Outside of work Richard enjoys gin and is trying to learn Italian from his colleague Michele.  He has one well behaved Labrador and one naughty Terrier as well as a black cat called The Night Fury.

Anna Mawston

Anna graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2015 and returned to her home county of North Yorkshire where she took on a role at a small animal vets in Middlesbrough before coming to Clevedale in September 2017. Anna is interested in all aspects of small animal work but particularly in surgery with a preference for orthopaedics, in which she hopes to further develop whilst at Clevedale. When not vetting Anna enjoys playing football for her local ladies team Norton and Stockton Ancients and has also recently taken up mountain biking to explore the countryside further. Pet- wise Anna has a very friendly 4 year old budgie called Monty who likes nothing better than to snuggle up on your shoulder singing away to anyone who will listen. 

Kalmos Bunyan BVSc MRCVS

Kalmos grew up in the pacific islands and graduated from Massey University in New Zealand in 1999. After a short stint working for a small animal charity back in the pacific islands he came to a large, predominantly small animal practice in Newcastle in 2000 for a year and a half. After this he worked in a variety of locum positions before returning to New Zealand in 2003 for largely dairy work for 2 years. Another stint locuming in England came next, followed by 7 months in an equine general practice in Australia, dealing predominantly with racehorses. He was then drawn back to the north east of England, where his mother comes from, and he has stayed here since. First, as a small animal vet for a year in Scarborough, followed by 7 years in mixed practice in Northallerton where he started a family. 

He joined Clevedale in January 2017 and is looking forward to continuing to have an interest in all aspects of mixed practice.

Katherine Berry BVMedsci BVM BVS MRCVS

Katherine joined us in July 2016 after graduating from Nottingham University. She works as a truly mixed practice vet with particular interests in equine lameness, large animal reproduction and small animal surgery. She is quickly developing her skills in our equine and farm departments as is looking forward to calving and lambing! 

In Katherine’s spare time she enjoys riding and competing her own horses and is a keen member of Durham YFC. 

Pippa Middlemas - Veterinary Surgeon

After graduating from Glasgow University Veterinary School in 2006, Pippa worked in mixed practice in Dumfries and Galloway for 12 months before returning to the North East. After a short spell cooped up indoors in small animal practice in Darlington, she returned to mixed practice, and the fresh air of Northallerton for 2.5 years.

She joined Clevedale Vets in November 2010, where she has continued to work with a variety of species, with an emphasis on farm animal. She is currently working towards the RCVS Certificate of Advanced Veterinary Practice (Cattle).

Outside of work Pippa is a keen hockey player, and attempts to keep her two flat-coated retrievers out of mischief.


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