We are a friendly companion animal practice based in Bromsgrove, with clinics also in Droitwich and Rubery. Our team is committed to providing quality care for your pet and excellent customer service for you. Because we love animals and strive to provide excellent continuity of care, we are open six days a week and have access to 24-hour emergency care. For your added convenience, there’s free parking for clients at all our clinics.
Adena qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2003. She holds an assessors qualification and is a clinical coach. She has been responsible for training many student nurses over the years and some have remained at the practice after qualifying. Adena is in charge of running the nursing team, theatre maintenance and works closely with the practice manager and clinical director. Adena is married to a carpenter, has a son and a lovely little Collie dog called Lerryn.
Mary Dallow RVN
Mary joined Townsend in 1994. Animals and birds have always been, and still are, her passion. She feels very privileged to be a veterinary nurse. Previously she lived, for several years, in the West Indies and was involved with animal aid and rescue there. Presently Mary is a volunteer for Vale Wildlife outside work. Her house is untidily run by her much loved cat Seth and house rabbit Potts. She enjoys walking in the countryside and spending time with friends and family.
Lindsey Guider RVN
Lindsey joined the practice in 2009 as a student veterinary nurse and qualified in 2013. She keeps a very healthy lifestyle and enjoys the social aspects of her life.
Connie Harrop RVN
Connie is a registered veterinary nurse and has worked with the practice since 2015. She enjoys handling emergency care cases and nursing paediatric and geriatric patients making sure they are comfy and happy whilst staying with us. In her spare time Connie competes in show jumping events with her family’s horses ‘Cadno’ and ‘T’, their Sprocker Spaniels ‘Arthur’ and ‘Rolo’ also come along and are often entered into competitions such as ‘waggiest tail’.
Kate Jackson RVN BVNA
Kate has worked at the practice since 2002 and has worked her way up over the years to head nurse. Having recently returned from maternity leave, she has handed the head nurse reins over to Adena, to enjoy a part time-role. Kate is the cat advocate for the practice. At home she has two dogs called Bria and Wilf and also keeps birds of prey.
Laura Jowitt RVN
Laura joined Townsend in January 2017 after previously working at a referral centre. She took some time out to go travelling in Asia, and returned to Townsend in March 2018. Laura has a keen interest in surgery and anaesthesia and is also one of the clinical coaches to our students. Laura has a cheeky Shih Tzu called Henry and a Connemara pony called Alfie that she regularly competes in dressage and showing competitions.
Rebekah Lunnon RVN BVNA
Currently on maternity leave
Rebekah started at Townsend Vets when she was 14 years old as an evening assistant and then went on to qualify as a veterinary nurse in 2008. Rebekah is in charge of running the “fat to fit” weight clinics at Townsend where she gives advice to owners on how to help their pets lose weight and also maintains the smooth running of the in-house laboratory. Rebekah is also a clinical coach meaning she can train student veterinary nurses to become qualified. Rebekah has a cat called Timon who terrifies all the staff when he has to visit the practice.
Student Veterinary Nurse
Alice joined the Townsend Vets team in February 2018 as an animal nursing assistant and is now a student veterinary nurse. She loves working with animals and has previously worked in an equestrian centre, kennels and volunteered with elephants in Thailand. Her Border Collie, Charlie, regularly comes into the practice for his treatment and loves the fuss and attention from all the staff. Outside of work Alice has a range of hobbies and is always trying new things, but she mainly enjoys music and plays saxophone and piano.