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.

 

 

 

Our Surgeries

 

 Daleside Veterinary Surgery

309-311 Liverpool Road

Birkdale

Southport

PR8 3DE

Tel: 01704 575606

 

Churchside Veterinary Surgery

5a Preston New Road

Churchtown

Southport

PR9 8PB

Tel: 01704 225105

 

Formby Veterinary Surgery

113 Church Road

Formby

Merseyside

L37 3ND

Tel: 01704 877145

 

Maghull Veterinary Surgery

55 Liverpool Road South

Maghull

Merseyside

L31 7BN

Tel: 0151 531 7719 

Out of Hours Emergency Cover

Barn Lodge Veterinary Hospital

54a Southport Road
Ormskirk
Lancashire
L39 1LX

01695 572 837