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.
Stephanie graduated from Cambridge University in 2000 and has been settled in the local area since 2004. Already an experienced clinical director, she joined Townsend in 2016 to take up the leadership reins and support the other veterinary staff with their more challenging cases. Stephanie enjoys all aspects of medicine and soft tissue surgery, in addition to her managerial duties. She is also qualified to issue pet passports. Stephanie has two children and a stubborn silver coated tabby cat called Rosie that she can’t give tablets to. Outside of work she enjoys swimming and travelling.
Dr Ana Bach DVM MRCVS
Ana graduated from the University of Zagreb in Croatia, after growing up across the pond in New York. Working in Ireland for a year made her realise she absolutely loves being a clinical vet, but would also like to stay dry, so she moved to the UK with the world's two greatest dogs, to join Townsend with her fiancé. While she enjoys all aspects of the job, Ana is currently working on certifying in surgery and ophthalmology. If she had to have an alternative career she would be a famous pianist.
June Choi MRCVS
June has been working in small animal clinics ever since she graduated from the University of Nottingham with a veterinary medicine degree in 2014. June enjoys all aspects of her work, particularly facing new challenges. She rescued two cats, Mojo and Jojo, who were abandoned in the veterinary clinic, and has been happily living with her two house rabbits Dale and Cappuccino. During her free time, June enjoys playing badminton and mahjong, a traditional Chinese board game.
Ivan Filipović DVM MRCVS
Ivan qualified from University of Zagreb, Croatia in 2010. After he worked in various mixed animal practices in his homeland, he moved to Republic of Ireland in 2015. He then spent two years working in mixed animal practices, with stronger bias on a small animal aspect of veterinary medicine. In January 2017 he moved to the UK and joined our team. Ivan has a strong interest in surgery, both soft tissue and orthopaedics. He is currently doing a post graduate certificate in small animal surgery. Ivan also has two dogs Zima and Floki and is interested in outdoor activities such as long walks, circuit training in Sanders Park and swimming.
Joanna Murray BVetMed MRCVS
Joanna joined the practice in February 2010 after qualifying from the Royal Veterinary College in 2009. She is particularly interested in soft tissue surgery and cardiology and has completed courses in heart scanning (echocardiology). Joanna is also the cat advocate for the practice. She has a very energetic Pointer cross Collie called Roddy. When not out walking Roddy Joanna is a keen cyclist, and most weekends can be found peddling her way about the Worcestershire Countryside.
Cian O’Connell BSc DVM MRCVS
Cian is from Limerick in Ireland. After getting a BSc from University College Cork and working in Pharma he moved to Budapest to follow a lifelong ambition to study veterinary medicine. He graduated in June 2017 and joined the Townsend team in August. Cian has ambitions to pursue a certificate in surgery. In his spare time he likes to play and watch football and keep fit at the gym.