Meet our team

Caring, Professional, Unrivalled

At The Animal Clinic our professional team of vets and nurses care passionately about animals and treat every patient as a sentient being. Every member of our team is hand selected for their compassion and ability to go above and beyond for our clients. They have the skills to provide a timely diagnosis and first-class veterinary treatment.


Veterinary Surgeon


Margit joined the Animal Clinic in 2005. After graduating from the Veterinary University of Vienna in 1998 and gaining experience at a clinic in Austria, she was keen to broaden her horizon by working in the UK. She spent several years working in Walsall, Wellingborough and North-West London before deciding to find out what life was like South of the river (much better of course) and moved to Blackheath.
Margit is not only interested in providing the best care for cats and dogs, but also has a big heart for small furries and works closely with Greenwich Rabbit Rescue and Animal Samaritans.
She is an OV (Local Veterinary Inspector) which means that she is able to issue Pet passports and Export Certificates for your pet.

Margit usually works Monday to Thursday. Book your appointment to see wonderful Margit.


Veterinary Surgeon


Mary qualified from Dublin in 1994. She has been in practice for several years in London but has also enjoyed working in Yorkshire and Ireland.
She has a particular interest in geriatric medicine, radiography and oncology however she enjoys all aspects of general practice. Mary works here part time and also at Blackheath Vets our other local clinic.

Mary usually works on Friday. Book your appointment to see wonderful Mary.


Veterinary Surgeon


Nicki qualified in 2003 from the University of Liverpool. She previously worked in mixed practice in Northamptonshire and Rutland before moving to southeast London in 2013.
Nicki enjoys both medicine and surgery. She has a particular interest in geriatric medicine and acupuncture which she has been using in dogs and cats since 2008.
She has a young Labrador called Maddie and two senior cats, Rodney and Trigger. In her spare time Nicki teaches pet first aid courses or is out running around after her children and Maddie!

Nicki usually works on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Book your appointment to see wonderful Nicki.


Support Team

Head Nurse


Alice joined us in May 2018. She is a fully qualified veterinary nurse and has worked in practice for nearly 8 years.
She previously worked in a veterinary hospital where she gained her Diploma in Canine Hydrotherapy and she has a keen interest in rehabilitation and is currently studying veterinary physiotherapy.
Alice has a soft spot for the geriatric patients and will be starting a golden oldies clinic for advice and support for your pets soon.
She lives with her two terriers and enjoys running, walking the dogs and socialising with friends.


Deputy Head Nurse

Louise (RVN)

Louise joined Blackheath vets in September 2016. She is a registered and fully qualified veterinary nurse who enjoys going to the gym and dog walking in her spare time.
She has a gorgeous Ragdoll cat who is called Barry White (as he is all White in colour).
Louise is a dedicated and caring nurse who is passionate about animals and their care.


Registered Veterinary Nurse


Tasha qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse with Blackheath Vets in 2015 and has been with us for nearly 10 years and now joined our Animal Clinic team. She spends most of my time looking after her 8 year old rescue dog Poppy and her 3 year old son.

She loves going to music festivals and concerts. Tasha also very passionate about animal welfare and enjoy cooking vegan food at home in her spare time.


Student Veterinary Nurse


Riai joined us here at The Animal Clinic in May 2016. She has previously worked and studied in the Equine Industry. Upon leaving University, she accepted a placement working in a Veterinary Hospital in Maidstone, where she gained experience in an out of hours practice, dealing with hospitalised patients.
She accepted her position here as a Veterinary Care Assistant to gain further experience with Small Animals and expand on her knowledge and skills required for the industry.
She is currently undertaking further study to become a Registered Veterinary Nurse


Veterinary Care Assistant


Kayleigh began as a veterinary care assistant in 2015. She then went on to work in an out of hours clinic where she could develop her skills with hospitalised and critical patients.
She started working here at the Animal Clinic in January 2017 so she could further her skills with small animals.
In her free time she can be found in the park with her two Jack Russell’s, pictured, or looking after her two cats. She also loves going to gigs and hanging out with her friends.




Josie is one of our wonderful receptionists and has been part of the Animal Clinic team since 2019.  Josie loves to meet and greet all of you and your pets.  Josie has quite a menagerie of pets at home, including 3 dogs, a cat, a rabbit, a tortoise, a fish and two birds – she adores all animals!  But not so keen on spiders!

Registered Veterinary Nurse


Suzy started working in a cattery at the back of a vets 4 years ago and a few months in, she started to help out in the veterinary surgery.  This soon turned into a full time position and began her training as a nurse and qualified in December 2020.

In her spare time, she enjoys  singing, yoga and she also has a dog called Gizmo 🙂