We are a group of small animal practices in Scotland, first established in 2003. We are passionate about animal care and our skilled team of vets 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 have access to 24-hour emergency care and are open seven days a week at our East Kilbride practice, and six days a week at our branch surgeries.
Siobhan has worked at Champion Vets since May 2016. Prior to this she worked at the busy veterinary charity, PDSA, for seven years in a senior veterinary role. Siobhan enjoys all aspects of general practice and surgery and always looks forward to seeing our clients and their furry babies. At home, Siobhan has a Collie cross called Molly as well as two rabbits, a horse and a toddler.
Dr Bobby Kirby BVM&S MRCVS (seconded externally for maternity cover)
Head Vet at Grangemouth and Chair of Clinical Governance
Bobby qualified from the Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies in Edinburgh in 2012 and has been working at Champion Vets since November 2015. He has a particular interest in ultrasound and feline and canine medical cases. He is the head of clinical governance at Champion Vets so has a keen interest in improving the quality of service to patients and clients alike.
At home Bobby has a cat and Border Collie and enjoys walking, watching films and spending time with family away from work.
Dr Hannah McIvor BVMS MRCVS
Head Vet at East Kilbride
Hannah graduated from Glasgow University in 2005. After a brief foray in to mixed practice in Angus, she decided her interests lay in companion animal medicine and moved back to the Central Belt to pursue her career. Hannah enjoys the variety that being a general practitioner allows, and has a particular interest in behaviour and soft tissue surgery. She lives in Glasgow with her two rescue dogs named Nell and Sophie and her rescued budgies and enjoys mountain biking, skiing, kayaking, hillwalking and watching films in her spare time.
Dr Alexzndria Ace BVM&S MRCVS
Originally from Singapore, Alexzndria qualified from the Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies in Edinburgh in 2019 and worked in County Durham for over a year before joining Champion Vets in Grangemouth. Enjoying all aspects of medicine and surgery, she also has a particular interest in seeing and treating exotic pets and wildlife. During her spare time, Alexzndria enjoys creating artwork, hiking, and traveling the world and is always planning her next adventure abroad.
Dr Katrina Dorrington-Ward BSc (Hons) BVM&S MRCVS
Katrina started her veterinary career as an equine vet and was indeed captain of Glasgow University Riding Team during her studies. She turned her attention to pets in 2012 and joined Champion Vets in 2017 with an increasing interest in ophthalmology. At home she has a Labrador called Hugo and a mare called Landria who she competes at dressage.
Dr Laura Kirby BVM&S MRCVS
Laura qualified from the Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies in Edinburgh in 2012 and has been working at Champion Vets since November 2015. She enjoys the varied caseload that working as a vet presents daily and likes forming bonds with patients and clients alike. At home Laura has a cat and a Border Collie and enjoys baking and reading in her spare time.
Dr Rebecca Power BVMS MRCVS
Rebecca is a born and bred Glaswegian who stayed in her favourite city to study veterinary medicine, graduating in 2020. She started working for Champion Vets at the beginning of 2021 and is loving getting to know all the pets and owners in our Glasgow branch. In her spare time Rebecca enjoys going on long walks and exploring Scotland, as well as looking after her cat, Theodore.
Dr Juliet Stirling BVMS MRCVS
Juliet is originally from Northern Ireland but moved to Glasgow in 2009 to study Veterinary and never left! She has worked in small animal practice since graduating and has a particular interest in medical work ups and has a love of cats. She has her own cat at home – Dorie. Juliet joined the team at Champion in July 2020 and has gradually been getting to know the clients.