Marilyn Sloane - Finance Manager

Marilyn is the Finance Manager and started working for Market Vets in 2000, working hard behind the scenes.

In her spare time she likes walking her Flatcoat Retrievers Mabel and Winston across the moor and climbing mountains, the scarier the better!

Michelle Phillips - Practice Manager

Michelle joined the Market Vets team in May 2014 and is Practice Manager in charge of the Customer Service Team across both branches. Based largely in South Molton, you'll often see her helping out behind the reception desks at either branch.

In her spare time Michelle has three very active children who like to keep her busy either at the side of a football pitch, cheerleading display or athletics track.

Jane Burgess - Barnstaple Branch Manager

Jane joined us in January 2009, having moved to Devon from Buckinghamshire. She knows the area well as her horse Zim was kept in Croyde for the last few years of his life.

She is based at Barnstaple where she has taken on the role of Branch Manager, and also enjoys spending time on reception. Since working for Market Vets, Jane has completed a Veterinary Practice Receptionist Course.

In her spare time Jane enjoys walking her excitable Springer Spaniel Bauer, who is quite the comedian!

Fiona Latimer - Receptionist

Fiona Latimer - Receptionist - South Molton

Fiona joined the practice in January 2016. She is thoroughly enjoying her role and loves working with the animals.

She spends her free time out and about with friends and family and is happiest at the beach!

Ruth Beaver - Receptionist - Barnstaple

Ruth is one of our receptionists in Barnstaple and joined Market Vets in Feb 2015 after moving from Buckinghamshire. She has experience in customer care, working over 15 years in advertising in both London and Bristol, as well as a degree in Marketing and Psychology.

In her spare time, her four year old daughter Grace keeps her busy and they both enjoy walking Nanny's energetic flatcoat on the local beaches. In October, she added a eight week old working cocker spaniel Mabel to her family!

Ley Doyle - Receptionist - South Molton

Ley is one of our South Molton Receptionists and joined Market Vets in 2004. Ley has gained an NVQ in customer service and has completed other courses to improve her computer skills, learning about animal nutrition and client care.

Ley has a grown up family who are all manipulated by her middle aged cat Macavity!

Karen Hurst - Receptionist - Barnstaple

Karen has worked for Market Vets since February 2015, having transferred from the leisure industry. She has a dog named Marley and two cats named Roman and Sidney.

She loves all animals, great or small and particularly loves cuddles with all the new puppies that come into the practice.

Poppy Hall - Receptionist - South Molton & Barnstaple

Poppy joined the Practice in June 2014 and works as part of the Reception team in both the South Molton and Barnstaple branches. However she can still be found helping the Vets and Nurses as she has completed her Veterinary Care Assistant Qualification.

In her spare time she enjoys walking her dog, showing her Miniature Shetland ponies and doing home improvements. She is now on maternity leave looking after her new baby boy, Henry.

Sara Fleischman - Receptionist - South Molton & Barnstaple

Sara joined Market Vets in June 2017. Working across both South Molton and Barnstaple branches, she really enjoys meeting everyone's pets.

Based in Braunton, she loves walking her two dogs, Biscuit and Pepper across the Burrows come rain or shine. In her spare time, she enjoys being active, especially running and has impressively run the London Marathon twice to date!!




Leanne Pragnell - Receptionist - Barnstaple & South Molton

Leanne has worked for Market Vets since November 2017, having transferred from the tourism industry. You'll see her in reception across Barnstaple and South Molton practices.

She loves seeing all the animals that come into the practice, especially exotic. In her spare time, enjoys pet sitting, socialising and going to festivals.


Heidi Green - Receptionist - South Molton

Heidi joined Market Vets in March 2018 and is based mainly in our South Molton branch, although does help out in Barnstaple too.
She loves all animals and in her spare time enjoys photography and walking her Springer Spaniel George, especially to Westward Ho! beach. Last week a new horse Florence joined the fold alongside Holly, Heidi's other horse.

Katie Todd - Receptionist - Barnstaple

Katie joined us in our Barnstaple branch in May 2018, working part-time Mon-Fri 8.30am-2pm.

Having gained experience as a Dental Practice receptionist previously, she now splits her time between here and at home with her 23 month old baby son Edward, who keeps her very busy.