Louise Hudson-Reeve BA (Hons) CVPM
Louise graduated from Newcastle Business School in 2010 with a degree in business with marketing, and joined Yoredale Vets in winter 2015. She previously worked in small animal practice for two years. Louise enjoys writing, travelling, and yoga in her free time.
Kim has worked for the practice since 2004. She started as a receptionist but as the practice has grown she became the accounts administrator. Kim has a successful pony stud, and enjoys watching ponies she has bred competing at up to national level. When she is not at work or with her horses, Kim enjoys spending time with her two dogs, Molly and Fern.
Lynda has worked for the practice since January 2019, is originally from Manchester and is now settled in Leyburn with her little Terrier pup, Daisy. Prior to Yoredale Vets, Lynda she worked at PetMedics Veterinary Hospital and the Donkey Sanctuary in Manchester then at a Small Animal Practice in Durham. Loves walking, swimming, yoga, reading, gardening and craft making.
Catherine is a retired medical secretary having had a career in the NHS for over 25 years. She has lived locally for much of her life and a has wealth of local knowledge. Together with her husband they have two cats called Rufus and Daisy. Catherine enjoys swimming and cooking. She and her husband enjoy walking in the area and traveling aboard to visit family in Italy, Geneva and Cornwall.
Elaine has been with us at our Bedale branch since 2003. Her stock control is second to none! She enjoys all aspects of her job particularly interacting with animals and clients. At home, Elaine has a mischievous cat called Binx.
Joanne has worked at the practice since 2005, starting at Watkinson & Sons and continuing with Yoredale Vets after the merger. Jo enjoys all aspects of her work, and how every day is different!
Debs has worked at Yoredale Vets since 2013, and her favourite thing about being a receptionist is meeting new people and their animals, the variety of the job, and how no two days are the same. At home she has a German Shepherd called Mini. In her free time, Debs enjoys spending time with her family and friends, listening to music and going to see live music whenever she can. Debs helps out at a local dog training school and volunteers for a local dog rescue, Saving Yorkshire’s Dogs, which is based near Masham.
Anne has worked at the practice since 2006, and has lived in the area her whole life. She has a good rapport with the clients and enjoys interacting with different people and their pets. In her free time, Anne enjoys swimming, playing tennis, cycling and watercolour painting. She has a Jack Russell named Belle, two guinea pigs and two gerbils – and two lovely sons, who keep her very busy!
Alison has been a receptionist at Hollin Rigg since 2017. Before joining Yoredale Vets she worked at a veterinary practice in Masham for many years. In her free time Alison enjoys walking, reading, music and gardening.