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Meet the Frome Vets

John Gould

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, 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 Wilshire

Kate graduated from London in 2014 and joined the practice in July.