We are a group of small animal practices based around North Yorkshire, in Bedale, Northallerton and Masham. We are passionate about animal care and our skilled team of veterinarians and vet nurses are dedicated to providing the highest quality care for your animals. Because we love animals and strive to provide excellent continuity of care, we are open six days a week and have access to 24-hour emergency care.
Registered Veterinary Nurse and Practice Administrator
Faye qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 2009. Prior to that she studied at Liverpool John Moores and graduated with an honours degree in Zoology. Faye has been working with Forrest House since October 2018 when she relocated to Catterick with her husband and two sons. In her spare time Faye enjoys spending time with her family and taking Rex, her chocolate Labrador, on long walks in the Dales.
Cassie Johnson RVN
Cassie graduated with a foundation degree in Veterinary Nursing in June 2018 from Askham Bryan College. Before this she also completed a diploma in animal management. Cassie has a keen interest in emergency and critical care and inpatient care.
In her spare time she likes to go on walks with her Huntaway cross Cocker Spaniel, Nyla.
Student Veterinary Nurse
Robyn started working with Forrest House Vets in 2015. She is currently completing her Veterinary Studies with the College of Animal Welfare. Robyn has a keen interest in microscope examination work and is often found in our lab examining slides for our vets.
In her spare time Robyn spends time with her daughter and studying for her final exams. She also has a dog called Xena and a cat called Moose.
Patient Care Assistant
Heather joined Forrest House in 2008, after a long career with show and competition horses which included a couple of appearances at Olympia. She is a Trustee of Saving Yorkshire’s Dogs (SYD), a small volunteer run charity where she spends her time rescuing and rehoming dogs. Heather also enjoys spending time with her own rescue dog, Minnie and doing her gardening.
Animal Care Assistant and Head of Dispensary
Debbie joined Forrest House Vets in 2016 after a long career in Hospital Pharmacy, which she has a particular interest in. She has lived in Northallerton since 1988 and has raised two children here until they spread their wings. Debbie enjoys meeting all the small furries who visit Northallerton branch.
In her spare time she enjoys walking her dogs, baking, cake decorating, gardening and keeping tropical fish.
Animal Nursing Assistant
Angie has worked at Forrest House Vets since 2001 having previously worked at a local stud for 13 years. She works as a nurse, receptionist and TB administrator. Angie enjoys going out on farm visits to assist vets with blood sampling, calving’s, lambing’s and horse radiography.
Angie has a dog called Elsa who can frequently be seen running round Bedale park or waiting patiently outside Thomas the bakers or local butchers.
Angie has competed in 14 half marathons and a couple of triathlons raising money for animal charities. However, she feels that those days are mostly behind her now.