Our Vets Team
Our Veterinary staff are passionate about their job, so you can be sure that your pet is in good hands.
John Parker MRCVS
John qualified from Liverpool University in 1985 and joined the practice in 1994. He is a keen follower and season ticket holder of St Helens Rugby League Club and enjoys walking. He lives locally with his family, 2 dogs and 2 cats.
John works at our Birkdale and Churchtown Branches.
Paul Crowther MRCVS
Paul qualified from Liverpool in 1983, joined the practice in 1998 and became a partner in 2000. He lives in Birkdale with his family and 2 dogs, Daphne & Eddy. He is a season ticket holder at Manchester United, a supporter of Warrington Wolves, a keen cyclist and enjoys hill walking in Snowdonia.
Paul works at out Formby and Maghull branches.
Laura Shawcross MRCVS
Laura qualified from Liverpool University in 2007.
Laura works at our Daleside and Churchtown branches.
Stuart Goodier MRCVS
Stuart qualified from Liverpool University in 1993. Stuart supports Liverpool Football Club.
Stuart rejoined our practice in January 2015 and works at our Daleside and Churchtown branch.
Victoria Carberry MRCVS
Vicky qualified from The Royal Veterinary College in 2012, since then she has worked at the RSPCA hospital in Manchester and a practice in Staffordshire. She has a special interest in all aspects of medicine and ultrasonography. In her spare time she enjoys baking, which all members of the team appreciate!
Vicky joined our practice in January 2016 and works at Daleside, Formby and Maghull branches.
Sara Creech MRCVS
Sara works at our Daleside, Formby and Maghull Branches and joined our practice in January 2016.
Sara first joined our practice as a saturday assistant back in 1999, until leaving for Vet School in 2003. Following graduation, Sara worked in a Liverpool - based group of practices, where she started studying towards a Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice (certAVP) with the University of Liverpool. Sara rejoined our practice in 2016 and was pleased to see the many familiar faces still working in the veterinary team! Sara enjoys all aspects of general practice, particularly complex medical cases and soft tissue surgery. In her spare time she enjoys working with, and rehabilitating shelter animals and wildlife.
Philip Lauder MRCVS
Phil started working at our Daleside and Formby branches in August 2016 and qualified from Liverpool University in 2005. Phil enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine and especially orthopaedic surgery and now performs Cruciate surgeries (TTA's and Lateral Sutures) at our Birkdale Surgery.
Daleside Veterinary Surgery
309-311 Liverpool Road
Tel: 01704 575606
Churchside Veterinary Surgery
5a Preston New Road
Tel: 01704 225105
Formby Veterinary Surgery
113 Church Road
Tel: 01704 877145
Maghull Veterinary Surgery
55 Liverpool Road South
Tel: 0151 531 7719
Out of Hours Emergency Cover
Barn Lodge Veterinary Hospital
54a Southport Road
01695 572 837