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Meet the Frome Vets

John Gould BA VetMB CertVC MRCVS

John qualified in 1995 from Cambridge University Vet School. He became a partner in the practice in 2005 and obtained his RCVS certificate in Veterinary Cardiology the same year. He is the partner in charge of the Frome Small Animal Surgery and his particular interests, as well as cardiology, are imaging and Small Animal Medicine. John is married with three children, four cats and a dog and spends his spare time walking, playing cricket, reading and listening to music.












Helen Harper

Helen qualified from the Royal veterinary College, London, in 1983. After working in mixed practice for 2 years she has concentrated on working in companion animal practice. Her primary interests are feline medicine and soft tissue surgery. Helen relaxes at home gardening and in the company of her husband (who is also a vet) and two cats. She likes to keep fit by hill walking and occasionally caving.











Zoe Needs

Originally from the Tavistock area of Devon Zoe graduated from Bristol University Veterinary School in 1999. After 6 months working as a locum she joined Garston Veterinary Group in January 2000.







Sam Fowlie BSc(Hons) BVSc(Hons) MRCVS

Sam is a new graduate from Bristol and will be based mainly at our Frome surgery. Sam has a keen interest in internal medicine, as well as emergency and critical care. In his spare time you may find Sam playing the violin, saxophone or piano!











Kate Wilsher BVetMed(Hons) MRCVS

Kate is a new graduate from the Royal Veterinary College, London. She is originally from the Frome area and has a special interest in emergency and critical care and soft tissue surgery. When not at work she enjoys swimming and wandering around the local countryside with her cocker spaniel Goldilocks. On lazier days you can find her curled up with a book.