Carl took over the clinic in 1989, since then it has grown from a single vet practice to its current size. He has an interest in many aspects of veterinary care, including expertise in exotics and orthopaedic surgery. He has introduced laser surgery and therapeutic laser to West Berkshire. Carl is an editor of a veterinary journal, and has written two books (The Aged Dog, and Clients, Pets and Vets) as well as contributing articles to journals. Carl is a keen tennis player and will have crossed rackets with many clients over the years. Three dogs, four cats and three tortoises share his home.
Alannah graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in July 2014 and joined Falkland Vets shortly afterwards. She is interested in all aspects of veterinary work but particularly enjoys surgery. Outside of work she likes travelling, cycling and baking, as well as trying to keep up with her working Cocker Spaniel, Flynn.
Peter joined the clinic in 1996. He has a wide range of interests both medical and surgical. A very popular vet with his clients, he holds the General Practitioner Certificate in medicine. He is a cat and tortoise owner, and rather good at badminton.
Fiona joined the practice in 2000. She works two days a week and most Saturdays. A very experienced vet who has worked in America, she is always full of enthusiasm. She firmly believes in having slim and fit pets. Fiona keeps Labradors so has plenty of expertise with hungry dogs.
Beth graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2014 and has worked at Falklands since then. She has a special interest in feline medicine and is working towards a certificate in pet bereavement support. Outside of work Beth enjoys rock climbing, knitting and brewing craft beer.
Peter has been with us since 1994 and has been part of the major practice growth over the years. Rarely flustered, Peter will be a calming influence. He does our weekly Cats Protection visits. Peter is a dab hand with a duck and other waterfowl as well as other birds. He has children, a terrier, a tortoise, guinea pigs and Bantams to keep him occupied at home.
Annabel graduated from Liverpool University in 2016. After working in mixed practice in Scotland for 14 months she decided to venture back home to the sunnier south. She has a particular interest in small animal medicine and hopes to go on to gain further qualifications in this area. When not at work she enjoys climbing mountains and generally being outdoors. She has two cats called Pumpkin and Pakora, although Pumpkin prefers to think of herself as a dog.