John is originally from Maynooth. He graduated from UCD in 2000. John spent the first 5 years in small animal practice between Ireland, Isle of Man and New Zealand. In 2005 he moved to Yorkshire and completed a 2 year general practitioner modular course in small animal medicine.
In 2009 John moved to Birmingham to work for the PDSA, a well-known UK small animal charity. It is here that he had the opportunity to pursue his interest in small animal surgery. John was delighted to join the Carton team in February 2012. He has a mischievous long haired cat called Rastas.
Hannah graduated with honours from UCD vet college before starting her career in a small animal hospital in the UK. She joined us in Carton Vets in Maynooth in 2016.
She has a rescue cat named Penny and is looking forward to adding to her collection once she settles in to Carton Vets
Rita is originally from Maynooth, she qualified from UCD Veterinary Hospital in 2009. Having previously spent 12 years working in a busy mixed veterinary practice, she decided to concentrate solely on companion animals. She has a keen interest in radiology & pet weight watchers clinics.
She has 2 pets, Buddy a hand reared Staffie crossbreed, and a very demanding cat called ‘Mr Tom Puss’ or AKA ‘get down off that counter’!
Christine is originally from Dublin. She qualified from UCD Veterinary Hospital in 2009. She joined Carton in February 2012 after working in a busy veterinary practice in Dublin. Christine has also worked in the Dublin Animal Emergency Clinic gaining alot of experience there.
She has a few pets, Sartorious an Old English Mastiff, Bella a hand reared Jack Russell Terrier who spends most of her time at the clinic, Sako the fearless cat who thinks he is a dog, Kiara another hand reared cat and a horse called Tarik. She has a keen interest in behaviour and hand rearing.
One of the perks of working in a veterinary clinic is being able to bring your pet to work! On an average day at Carton Veterinary clinic at least one staff pet will be in residence! For the most part they behave very well, occasionally greeting clients on arrival!