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Meet the Team

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Sharon Wright BVMS CertAVP(VD) MRCVS

After graduating in 2011 from the University of Glasgow Sharon moved to East Yorkshire as a mixed vet. In 2012 she moved back to the North East of England, where she grew up. Sharon has always enjoyed dermatology and in 2017 she completed her Advanced Practitioner Certificate through the University of Liverpool.

Outside of work Sharon enjoys walking in the countryside and crafting. In 2019 she walked the entire length of Hadrian’s Wall. She and Allan currently have two cats, a dog and a horse.

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Allan Wright BVMS MRCVS

Allan graduated alongside Sharon in 2011 after marrying her the previous year. Since 2012 he has worked as a mixed animal vet while developing his interest in exotic animal medicine. He is currently studying for his Advanced Practitioner Certificate at the University of Edinburugh.

Allan is also a fully trained Ordained Local Minister with the Church of Scotland. He enjoys reading, watching TV and films and has recently taken up running. He does not like mornings.

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Callum Hutchinson BVetMed MRCVS

Callum qualified from the Royal Veterinary College in 2020 amongst the COVID-19 pandemic. He has worked in small animal practice since then, with particular interests in anaesthesia, neurology and the various idiosyncrasies of sighthounds.

When not working, Callum is either spending time with his partner, trying to take care of his in/outdoor plants, cooking, reading, or letting loose at the archery range.

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Kayleigh Bridge RVN C&GcertES, ISFMDipFN

Kayleigh has worked in the veterinary field since 2006, in both primary care and referral practices. She has a diploma in exotic species and a diploma in feline nursing. Kayleigh has a passion for feline behaviour and educating owners on cats and their little quirks.

In her spare time she enjoys being creative and arty. She also loves exploring the outdoors and trying new activities. Currently Kayleigh has four cats: Apollo, Meredith,Callie and Ted,Frank the tortoise and Ginerbread the house rabbit. She has had a huge variety of pets over the years including snakes, lizards, insects and small furries.

Kayleigh is well known for her ever-changing hair colour and style. She’s like the chameleon of the practice!

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Fay Cavanagh RVN CertVNES

Fay is an experienced RVN: after qualifying in 2012 she has worked in a variety of practices in the North East and spent some time working in Cambridgeshire.

Fay enjoys all aspects of her job and has a particular love for smaller mammals.

Fay lives, on what she calls the ‘right side’ of the River Tyne: Newcastle, with her 2 cats and Gerbil.

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Danielle Banks

Danielle started working in the veterinary field in 2017 which has lead her to rescue 4 cats and a dog in the last 5 years! She has an interest in feline behaviour and pharmacology. In her spare time she enjoys exploring new place with the dog and snuggling up with her rescue cat Roy.

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Beth Hunter

Beth joined the Wrights team at the beginning of 2024 and qualified at her previous practice in 2021. She has enjoyed gaining knowledge of exotic patient care through her fellow team members since she started. Beth loves to travel and has worked alongside wild animals in Africa. She has 3 small breed dogs at home who she enjoys taking on new adventures on her days off.

Lauren Easton

Lauren recently joined our team as a veterinary care assistant after working for the RSPCA caring for rescue dogs.

She has a passion for dogs and dog behaviour: taking dogs that are in RSPCA care out on day trips to help socialise them with the outside world. Of course Lauren got attached to one of these dogs called Dash who she adopted and is a full time dog mam.

Lauren is now putting this knowledge to use as the vets will now call for her help if a dog needs a little extra TLC.

Lauren enjoyed fostering reptiles for the RSPCA and has been able to continue this while working at Wrights with the knowledge and advice from Allan. She also has her own reptiles at home.

Lauren is enjoying expanding her knowledge and learning the ways of the veterinary world with such an excellent team for support and guidance.

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Millie Days

Millie is an animal care assistant and a huge animal lover, owning 3 horses, 2 dogs and 2 cats! She has a large interest in felines and also exotics such as snakes because they are so fascinating! Her biggest dream is to volunteer abroad helping as many animals as possible! (She also has an obsession with Red Pandas!)

In her spare time, outside of work, Millie loves going on day trips and collects one item from every place she has been. She also has a massive care bear collection!

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Angela Brannen

Angela has worked in the veterinary field for over 10 years, she can now be found dealing with all insurance claims and queries. She may be spotted in reception on occassion giving your pets some well deserved attention. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and dogs, going out for meals and going to the occasional concert.

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Shannon Naisbitt

Shannon is a dedicated veterinary receptionist with a deep love for animals, inspired by her own experience of caring for her five cats and a spirited Cocker Spaniel. Her passion for animal welfare drove her to pursue a career where she could contribute to their well-being every day. Outside of work, Shannon enjoys immersing herself in video games and attending concerts. Known for her vibrant hair colours and distinctive tattoos, she brings a unique and welcoming presence to the clinic.

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Steph Forster

Steph joined the Wrights’ Vets team in April 2021 as an Admin assistant. She is one of the few who works 5 days a week and really enjoys being part of such a lovely team. She mainly works in the office but occasionally on the reception desk. When she’s not at work she enjoys spending time with her family and cooking.

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Stacy Cachia

Stacy joined Wrights in August 2021, and absolutely loves meeting all the animals and their parents.

At home she has 3 dogs, fish, axolotl, budgies and tortoises.

Stacy also enjoys spending time with her children, watching films and reading. She loves being a part of the Wrights Team.

Athena Practice Pet

Athena is our charcoal corn snake. She was discovered slithering wild during the winter while Allan was working at another practice. She is approximately three feet long and, while shy, is more than happy to come out and see the world. She loves mice and slithering backwards up your top!

Tweety Practice Pet

Tweety joined us after his owner passed away. He is still getting used to being with us but enjoys joining us for lunch, and sampling whatever we have brought!