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The Vets

Steve Miller BVMS MRCVS

Steve graduated in 2004 from Glasgow University and has worked in Castle Douglas ever since. He has a keen interest in all aspects of farm animal medicine especially hoof care and fertility. 

Clare Hughes BVMS MRCVS

Clare graduated from Glasgow University in 2012 and after a brief stint in Ireland has worked in Castle Douglas ever since.  Clare has a postgraduate certificate in advanced cattle medicine.

Lorna Fisher BVMS MRCVS

Lorna graduated in 2005 from Glasgow University when she worked in mixed practice in Kirkcudbright for a number of years before taking a break to have a family.  She joined us in 2022. 

Thomas McLean BVMS MRCVS

Thomas Graduated from Glasgow University in 2021 and has been with us ever since.  

The Office Team

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Nicola Davidson
Charlotte Howard
Lorna Fisher

Support Vets

Peter Hastings BVMS MRCVS

Peter graduated in 1997 from Glasgow University.  Brought up on a farm, Peter now specialised in cattle fertility and lameness. 

Alistair Padkin BVMS MRCVS

After qualifying from Glasgow University in 2004, Alistair worked in mixed practice for 2 years and for the last 11 years has been a dedicated farm animal vet.  Alistair has a particular interest in cattle fertility and sheep medicine.

Iain Hastings BVMS MRCVS

Iain grew up on a local dairy farm and graduated from Glasgow University in 1997.  He joined Nithsdale Vets in 2005 after working predominantly in Cheshire.  Iain enjoys all aspects of large animal surgery.

Sarah Matthews BVM&S MRCVS

Sarah joined Nithsdale Vets in 2012 after graduating from Edinburgh Vet School.  Throughout university she was always drawn to large animal work so the job at Nithsdale Vets was a great match!

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