Dawn Bisp RVN
Dawn joined Rosslyn in 1997 as an animal care assistant and went on to gain her qualification as a registered veterinary nurse in 2003. In 2005 she was appointed head nurse. Dawn has particular interest in training, behaviour and nutrition and is a clinical coach for the student veterinary nurses placed at the practice. Dawn enjoys working with all species of animals and has dogs, rabbits, birds and fish of her own. In her spare time she enjoys reading, walking her dogs named Jack and Lady and competing around the country at championship standard agility with them.
Matthew Flower RVN
Matthew achieved his goal of becoming a qualified veterinary nurse in July 2017 after wanting to work with animals since being a small child. After qualifying with a foundation degree from Myerscough College of Veterinary Nursing he joined the team at Rosslyn in August 2017. Matthew enjoys theatre and anaesthesia, and has a special interest in pain management, completing his dissertation in pain scoring in dogs. He volunteered for two years at Kirkleatham Owl Centre where he developed his passion for exotics, especially birds and hopes to continue to improve his knowledge in this area. Outside of work Matthew likes spending time with family and friends, country walks and birdwatching.
Lynne Johnson RVN
Lynne joined Rosslyn in 1980 to start her veterinary training. She qualified as a nurse in 1983 and worked with Rosslyn until 1996. She returned in 2004 and has been a member of the team ever since. Lynne believes all animals should be treated ethically with care and respect regardless of species; she supports several animal charities and enjoys rehabilitating and releasing wild animals and birds that are brought into work. She worked with young adults as an NVQ animal care assessor often helped by her dog, Annie, as a trusted assistant for the students to bandage up. Lynne has worked in placements such as: farms, groomers, kennels, rescue centres and birds of prey centres. Her favourite hobby is spending time with her pet hens as they “help” with the gardening while she works on her topiary. She also enjoys reading horror books, watching sci-fi films and going to rock concerts.
Kelly Smith RVN
Kelly qualified in 2006 and joined the practice in 2014. She has a keen interest in behaviour and runs our monthly puppy socialisation parties. Kelly enjoys building customer relationships and has a passion for animals and their welfare. In her spare time she loves to ride Kaiser her Caspian Arab pony and walking her two dogs, Poppy, a Yorkshire Terrier cross and Duffy, a mischievous Jack Russell Terrier. Kelly has an interest in wildlife and enjoys gardening. She is also a huge Beatles fan.