Sarah Percival RVN
Head Nurse and Practice Manager
Sarah grew up on a farm in the Yorkshire Dales and has been qualified since 2005 and has worked for the practice since 2012. Her special interests in practice are nutrition, senior pets and she has also completed her certificate in feline nursing. At home Sarah has a cat called Jacques, and enjoys playing badminton, baking and camping holidays in her spare 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.
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.
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.
Katie has worked at Yoredale Vets since November 2019 and has worked in the veterinary sector since 2005. Katie enjoys all aspects of her job and being part of the team at Yoredale. She has a cat at home called George but at one point had six rescue cats. In her spare time Katie enjoys walking with her partner and gardening.
Elaine has been with the practice since 2003 and is now working at our Masham branch. She enjoys all aspects of her job – especially getting to know our clients and their pets. At home she 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!
Anne has worked at the practice since 2006 and has lived in the area her whole life. She has a good rapport with clients and enjoys interacting with people and their pets. Anne has two Jack Russell Terriers – Skip & Rosie and two lovely sons who keep her very busy.