Yvette graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2007. She worked at Saint Leonards Vets in Derby as a new graduate before moving to mixed practice in Lincolnshire. She has most recently worked at Ambivet, where she worked for 9.5 years, heading up their Ilkeston branch and their exotics service for the last 5 years.
Yvette is an RCVS Advanced Practitioner in Zoological Medicine as well as an Honorary Assistant Professor in Exotic Animal Medicine at the University of Nottingham.
She has a particular interest in exotic species (which she sees on both a first opinion and second opinion basis) and dentistry of small mammals. Yvette also loves general first opinion work and working alongside pet owners throughout the life of their pets.
Outside of work Yvette is mum to Kathryn, and has a houseful of pets (including 6 cats, 5 ferrets and Rosie the dog). Her hobbies include baking and crochet. She’s also a trained breastfeeding support volunteer.