Dr Susan Paterson

Veterinary Dermatology Specialist


Virtual Vet Derms

Sue Paterson is a RCVS and European specialist in Veterinary Dermatology. She has recently been elected as a Fellow of the RCVS for her contributions to clinical practice in the field of Veterinary Dermatology. Sue is the current President of BSAVA

Dr Ian Wright

Veterinary Surgeon


The Mount Vet Practice

Ian is a practising Veterinary surgeon and co-owner of the Mount Veterinary Practice in Fleetwood. He has a Master’s degree in Veterinary Parasitology, is head of the European Scientific Counsel of Companion Animal Parasites (ESCCAP) UK & Ireland and guideline director for ESCCAP Europe. Ian is regularly published in peer review journals, an editorial board member for the Companion animal journal as well as peer reviewing for journals such as JSAP, Companion animal and Veterinary Parasitology. He continues to carry out research in practice including work on intestinal nematodes and tick borne diseases.

Charlotte Pace

Locum Veterinary Nurse and Visiting Lecturer


College of Animal Welfare

Charlotte Pace qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2003, whilst working in practice in London. In the same year she moved to the Royal Veterinary College to work as a medicine nurse. In 2006 she became the dedicated cardiology nurse for the Queen Mother Hospital for Animals. In 2010 she passed American veterinary technician exams and became the first nurse to hold the Cardiology qualification outside the US. From 2012 to 2015, Charlotte taught veterinary nurses on both degree and diploma programmes. In 2015 she returned to veterinary practice, and from 2017 became a visiting lecturer at the College of Animal Welfare. She continues to write and lecture on veterinary cardiology.

Tim Knott

Veterinary Ophthalmologist


Rowe Referrals Eye Clinic

Tim graduated from Bristol in 1995 having always wanted to be James Herriot. After 5 years in mixed practice Tim set up a dedicated private ophthalmic referral practice, Rowe Referrals eye clinic, in 2000. The eye clinic now employs 8 ophthalmologists and 7 dedicated ophthalmic RVNs who provide state of the art care to the pets from across the UK. Tim enjoys teaching and has spoken widely across the UK and internationally. A bit of a technology nerd he loves using his phone to help monitor and diagnose eye conditions – check out his web site www.theeyephone.com and make sure you bring your phone to the session.