We are a group of mixed 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.
Steven was born and raised in Halifax, West Yorkshire and has three grown-up children. He has worked at Forrest House since 2018, having previously been manager of another veterinary practice and spending 32 years working in the financial services industry. Steven’s hobbies and interests are too many to mention. He used to play cricket in summer for but has retired now. In winter he follows the fortunes Halifax Town Football Club. He is also a keen walker and enjoys going to the cinema, theatre and concerts.
Karen has worked in customer service for over 20 years and joined the practice at the start of 2018. Originally from The West Midlands, Karen moved up to Catterick with her husband Jamie and daughter Maddie to live the simple life back in 2014. Her daughter plays for Bedale junior girls team and Karen is often helping out in the football cafe or supporting the team from the side line. She is a member of the local running club and enjoys going out cycling in the dales. Karen has three cats and a very excitable dog at home.