Meet the Frome Vets

John Gould BA VetMB CertVC

John qualified in 1995 from Cambridge University and has worked at Garston Vets since 1998. He became a partner in 2005 and achieved his RCVS Certificate in Veterinary Cardiology the same year. John is the partner in charge of the small animal department in Frome and, in his spare time, can sometimes be spotted running around the Mendip hills, often in pursuit of his escapologist working cocker spaniel, Dotty..

Zoe Needs BVSc MRCVS

Zoe is 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. Zoe lives locally with her husband, 2 children, dogs, cats and chicken.

Claire Brimson BVetMed MRCVS


Sophie Allan BVSc MRCVS

Originally from Worcestershire, Sophie qualified from the University of Bristol in 2015 and remained in the South West area to work for Garston Vets. She enjoys all areas of small animal work, particularly small animal surgery. Outside of work, Sophie loves trampolining and has previously competed nationally. Her other hobbies include fitness, shopping and travelling.

Abi Davies BVSc MRCVS

Originally from Swansea, Abi graduated from the University of Bristol in 2017 and has been with Garston since then. She has a keen interest in emergency medicine and surgery, and is currently studying for a certificate in this area. Outside of work Abi enjoys paddle boarding and exploring the welsh coastline with her two golden retrievers.

Lucy Thomas BVSc MRCVS

Lucy graduated from University of Bristol in 2018. Originally from North Wales, she decided to stay in the beautiful South West to work at Garston Vets. She loves exploring the countryside, horse riding and spoiling her cat. Lucy enjoys a variety of small animal work, especially canine and feline medicine.

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