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.
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.
Rebekah Lunnon RVN BVNA
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.
Laura Townsend 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.
Student Veterinary Nurse
Connie is currently a second year veterinary nurse student and has been working in the practice as a veterinary nursing assistant 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’.
Student Veterinary Nurse
Danielle joined team Townsend back in March of 2016 as an animal nursing assistant, with the aim of going on to gain her diploma in veterinary nursing. Since then she has been offered and accepted a place onto the course with Warwickshire College to study, which she has recently started. She has also completed a Blue Cross bereavement course, which she enjoyed and learnt a lot from. When not at work Danielle enjoys playing golf, going on city breaks and doing lots of shopping. She has a naughty little cat called Elsa, who really dislikes the journey to the vets and can be a bit of a diva.
Animal Nursing Assistant
Alice joined the Townsend Vets team in February 2018 as an animal nursing assistant. She loves working with animals and has previously worked in an equestrian centre, kennels and volunteered with elephants in Thailand. Alice really enjoys her job and is hoping to start training as a student veterinary nurse with us in the future. 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.