Spotlight on staff: Paris Kendall-Thomas
Another member of our brilliant RVN team goes under the spotlight now, as we take a closer look at newly qualified RVN, Paris Kendall-Thomas
Where are you based and how long have you worked for Charter?
I’m based at Mullacott Veterinary Hospital and i’ve been there for just over three years.
What made you decide to go into a veterinary nursing career?
I love animals and I love medicine!
Which training route did you take?
I joined as a Student Veterinary Nurse and have just qualified after completing a three-year diploma course in veterinary nursing.
What’s the best thing about your job? And the worst?
Making a difference is the best part of our job. The worst is when we can’t.
Do you have animals yourself? What are they?
I have 8 rats, 5 preying mantis, 40+ stick insects of various species, 2 Pygmy goats and several fish. We’re currently hand raising a baby bird too!
What do you like to do in your spare time?Spend time with my rats, learn about exotic animal medicine, and go fossil hunting or play console games with my husband!
What’s your favourite place to go in North Devon?
Combe Martin wildlife park – I love seeing their reptiles and insects!