Claire Turner


Claire grew up in Cheshire before moving to London to study at the Royal Veterinary College. On graduating in 2010, Claire spent time at a charity clinic in South Africa then returned to work in the Cotswolds in a traditional mixed practice where she still works today. As well as enjoying the diversity of mixed practice life, she is also a clinical coach, helping to teach student veterinary nurses.
Claire lives with her husband, baby daughter and rescue cat, Nigel and in her spare time, enjoys photography and playing hockey and badminton.

Latest articles by Claire Turner

What is the best age to spay your dog?
What is the best age to spay your dog?
It is a procedure that most dog owners are familiar with, or at least aware of – that of neutering your pet. Neutering is the process of removing some or all of an animal’s reproductive tract; namely the testicles in mal…
January 12, 2022 • 59 shares
Christmas Reindeer Care
Christmas Reindeer Care
For many people, the animal most synonymous with Christmas is the reindeer. We all know that without Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donna, Blitzen and of course, Rudolph, Father Christmas would never be ab…
December 24, 2021 • 25 shares
Why are people turning to home grown meat?
Animal Welfare
Why are people turning to home grown meat?
A traditional Sunday roast, a lazy summer BBQ or just a good old fry-up; for many people, meat is a big part of their diet. In recent years, more emphasis has been placed on knowing the origins of the meat we eat. For mo…
December 23, 2021 • 24 shares
How to care for an eight week old kitten
How to care for an eight week old kitten
Bringing home a new pet is a very exciting time; be it a dog or a cat, from a rescue centre or breeder, your first pet or your twenty first. But it does pay to be prepared so you can make the most of enjoying the time wi…
December 11, 2021 • 31 shares
Why does your vet look stressed?
Life as vet - what its like
Why does your vet look stressed?
Unfortunately, stress is often seen as a normal part of modern everyday life. Events of the past 18 months have only served to heighten that stress for many people. One area that has really been hit hard is the veterinar…
November 19, 2021 • 96 shares
Which pets have to hibernate?
New Pet
Which pets have to hibernate?
As the nights draw in and the temperature drops, many of us begin to think of hunkering down. Thick jumpers, warm fires and comfort food. For some animals, this change in season will bring about similar thoughts. For the…
November 16, 2021 • 57 shares
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