Meet the Team

At Framlingham Vets we have a team of friendly and dedicated staff. Come along and say hello, we would be happy to meet you.

Kieren Peterkin


Veterinary Surgeon

Kieren graduated from Sydney University in 1997 and planned on spending a year working and travelling around Europe. Twenty years later he is still here! Kieren is our well respected Head Veterinary Surgeon. He has a special interest in medicine cases and is a fantastic boss and mentor. He lives with his wife Lucy, their two children, Peggy the dog and their ginger cat, Ron. When he is not working, Kieren likes to travel, relax with family and friends and renovate their bungalow. Being a true Aussie he loves nothing better than a BBQ and a beer in the sun.

Lucy Peterkin


Practice Manager

Lucy is our practice manager and our main front of house. She loves nothing more than taking time to get to know all of our clients (two and four legged). She can usually be found in reception cuddling dogs, giving out treats and recommending our new range of delicious candles and quality toys. After taking time out to be a full time mum, Lucy returned to work in 2012. Now that both children are at school Lucy is in the practice most days. Lucy loves running with the local running club Fram Flyers, dog walks with the family and cooking.

Nicol Chopping


Head Veterinary Nurse

Nicol has nine years veterinary nursing experience, and qualified in 2010. She is one of our head nurses and plays a key role in the organisation of the practice. She has a special and gentle way with cats. When not working loves to socialise with friends, travel and dance. Nicol lives with her three legged cat BA, Dotty and her latest rescue Bea.

Claire Thomas


Head Veterinary Nurse

Claire qualified as a veterinary nurse in 1998. She is one of our head nurses and a nurse training coach. She has completed a Diploma in Advanced Veterinary Nursing in Anaesthesia, Radiography and Medicine! She is also our resident lab guru. In her free time, Claire loves living in the country side and walking her Jug x Cavi, Elmo. She also enjoys travelling and spending time with friends and family.

Danni Szukalski

Clinic Assistant

Danni joined us in 2016 as our clinic assistant. She plans to start her veterinary nursing training in 2018. Danni lives with her dogs Mitch and Ruby and spends most of her spare time horse riding or at the stables.

Megan Berry


Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Megan has recently started her training to be a veterinary nurse. She has completed a Level 3 Diploma in Animal Management from Otley College. Megan lives locally with her herd of sixteen Alpacas and three Labradors and Rupert the whippet! When not with her animals, Megan loves sleeping and shopping with her friends.

Roxi Pope

Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Roxi joined us in 2016. She has a degree in Animal Science and has now started her training to become a veterinary nurse. She lives with her cat Lexi who she describes as a "devil diva" and loves horse riding and outings to the cinema in her spare time.

Teresa Driver


Accounts and Office Management

Teresa has worked as a veterinary receptionist for over 20 years. She is extremely organised so is now running our accounts department and office management! When not at work, she spends time with her Chihuahua and many exotic cats, amongst which is a Selkirk Rex!

Hayley Scott Webb


Head Receptionist

Hayley has over 30 years of veterinary receptionist experience! She is full of knowledge and loves nothing more than a good chat with clients and their pets. She has a pack of 10 dogs at home, amongst these are show Border Collies and Chihuhuas. She loves spending her time off going away with her husband, Dean.

Rebecca Wallis


Part of our new reception team Beccy joined us in 2016. She also runs her own equine rehabilitation and livery yard and is a PADI dive master!

Sally Page


Sally is the final member of our new reception team and starts work with us in December 2016.

Nikki Cain



Nikki joined us in 2016 as part of our new reception team. She lives with Mia the German Shepard and loves horse riding and game shooting in her spare time.