Scotland and Northern Ireland
Hi, I’m Emma, Community Vet Nurse for Scotland and Northern Ireland.
I’ve always loved animals. I grew up in a small farming village, where I was always keen to help muck out the horses or clean out the cows. Then, when I was a teenager, my family became involved with a charity training puppies and my love of dogs developed.
Over the years I’ve had a variety of pets, ranging from hamsters and gerbils to chinchillas. My passion though, still lies with dogs. At home, we have 2 pugs, Stewie and Nelly. Nelly keeps us on our toes as, although she’s small, she’s a bit of a handful.
My career as a vet nurse began when I worked at a local practice to gain some experience. Afterwards, I started working there as a weekend receptionist and then went onto veterinary nursing, starting out as a student and qualifying in 2009.
I joined PDSA’s Community Education Team in 2016 and my role involves teaching people of all ages about animal welfare, whether they’re a child in a school or a pet owner. I work closely within my community, delivering workshops and events spreading the word on the great work that we do at PDSA.
When I’m not talking about or looking after animals, I keep myself busy by being creative and making things. I love to add a little sparkle to something to make it look its best.
See you all soon,
Emma can offer sessions to schools and community groups within an hour’s drive time of Kirkcaldy, Fife. We can offer free resources for all schools and groups outside of this area.