Dawn first started working at Battle Flatts veterinary clinic in 1996 and qualified as a RVN in 1999 from Myerscough College. She has a keen interest in all aspects of veterinary; especially medicine, nutrition, radiography and exotics. While in general practice Dawn gained her Advanced Medical Nursing Diploma and a further 2 certificates in Small Animal Nutrition. In 2015 she left general practice to work within a zoological institution where she gained my C&G Nursing Certificate in Exotic species and also gained the Advanced Nursing Certificate in Zoo animals working with a vast array of species from the 2g frogs to 2tonne Rhinos!! Dawn is also a trained assessor for PAT (Pets as Therapy) Dogs.
Out of work, Dawn and her husband manage 1000 sheep, 3 unruly sheep dogs, and 2 teenagers. In her spare time she enjoys going to the theatre and eating out, and a keen interest in marital arts and running.
Sam qualified as a veterinary nurse in April 2019 after completing her training with The College of Animal Welfare and gaining experience in a busy first opinion hospital in West Yorkshire. She joined the team at battle Flatts in October 2020 and is mainly based at our Stamford bridge branch. Samm enjoys emergency and medical nursing and is keen to gain more experience with exotics.
In her spare time she volunteers with the RAF cadets, who she has been involved in for over 16 years. She enjoys playing Roller Derby with her local team, vintage music, fashion and attending jive classes whenever she can.
Izzy joined the Battleflatts team in July 2021 as a patient care assistant after completing her animal science course at Askham Bryan College. Izzy has always been around animals having grown up on a farm near Malton, and has lots of cats and dogs of her own as well those she cares for at work. Izzy is mostly based at Stamford Bridge but is sometimes found at our other practices.
Out of work she enjoys spending time walking her 5 dogs and socializing with her friends.