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Our staff

  • Alan Krasno BvetMed MRCVS Principal Veterinary Surgeon

    Alan Krasno is the Head Vet and owner of The Barn Animal Hospital. He graduated from The Royal Veterinary College in 1980 and he started the veterinary practice back in 1982. Alan’s veterinary interests are surgery of the abdomen and orthopaedics, also all aspects of veterinary history as we have a lot to learn from the past, both good and bad!

  • Kirsty Raistrick BVetMed (Hons) BSc (Hons) MRCVS Veterinary Surgeon

    Kirsty Raistrick BVetMed (Hons) BSc (Hons) MRCVS Veterinary Surgeon

  • Helen Watson BVSc MRCVS Veterinary Surgeon

    Helen qualified from Bristol University in 1992 and now lives locally with her husband, daughter, 4 cats, 2 chickens and a tortoise. Helen heads the Pet Blood Bank Southern team and is responsible for the smooth running of blood donation sessions in this area. In her spare time Helen enjoys baking, reading and horse riding.

  • Emily Scott MRCVS Veterinary Surgeon

    Emily Scott MRCVS Veterinary Surgeon

  • Shawn Holm BVMS MRCVS Veterinary Surgeon

    Shawn lives locally with his wife (who is also a vet, and has developed a keen interest in Surgery for which he is studying to gain higher qualifications. He has two dogs and is an accomplished competitive dancer. Shawn qualified from The Royal Dick Veterinary College in Edinburgh.

  • Ruth Miles RVN A1 Head Nurse

  • Toni Mehta RVN

  • Lydia Evans RVN A1 Senior Nurse

  • Erin Brickell RVN Senior Nurse

  • Kim Harding RVN Senior Nurse

  • Elaine Fulton RVN Senior Nurse

  • Beckie Corsan RVN

  • Kate Warwick Student VN

    Kate Warwick Student VN

  • Sarah Coppin BSc(Hons) RVN Senior Nurse

  • Hannah Sutton VN

  • Jan MacDonald Practice Secretary

    Jan is the Practice Secretary and keeps the very important wheels turning in the office and will help with any administrative queries. Email Jan at

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