We are a small animal practice in Cheshire, first established in 1873. 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 provided in our on-site hospital. For your added convenience, there’s free parking for clients at the practice.
Samantha has worked in small animal practice since graduating from the University of Edinburgh in 2009. She started off as a vet in the Highlands of Scotland before following her roots back to the Wirral. Samantha is the clinical director of both the first opinion practice and the MiNightVet service and is particularly interested in emergency and critical care. Samantha enjoys the variation of both her roles. Outside of work she spends most of her energy looking after her two young children and two Springer Spaniels. On the odd occasion that she has any energy left she enjoys running and hillwalking.
Romilly Ainsley BVetMed (Hons) CertSAM MRCVS
Romilly graduated from Royal Veterinary College, London in 2007. She moved to the Wirral from Brighton in summer 2017 with her husband and young son. Romilly has worked with many charities including the Dogs Trust and Cats Protection. She adopted "May" from the Dogs Trust in 2015 and enjoys supporting owners through the challenging issues that rescue dogs and cats can have. Romilly is a qualified Fear Free Practitioner, doing her best to ensure your pets trip to the vets is as stress free as possible. Romilly also has a keen interest in dentistry and oral health. Romilly was awarded a Distinction in her BSAVA Small Animal Medicine Certificate in November 2018 and aims to achieve Advanced Practitioner status in 2019.
Becky Cartwright BVM&S MRCVS
Becky joined the practice in October 2014. She grew up in Cheshire and returned after graduating from Edinburgh University in 2007. She is no stranger to Cranmore Vets as her first work experience placement was at the Childer Thornton surgery. Becky has a particular interest in behavioural problems of dogs and cats. Becky adopted a very laid back cat called Brian and enjoys photography in her spare time.
(Becky is currently on maternity leave)
Rebecca Hills BVSc MRCVS
Rebecca graduated as a vet in 2017 from the University of Liverpool. She joined the team as a vet, having worked on the Chestergates out of hours reception for two years while completing her veterinary studies. She has a keen interest in emergency and critical care medicine. In her spare time Rebecca enjoys walking her Corgi, Jasper and competing with her horse Ruby in dressage.
Laura Pinnington BVSc MRCVS
Laura qualified from the University of Bristol in 2014 and returned home to Wirral in 2015 where she has been working in first opinion practice. Laura enjoys both medicine and surgery and is currently studying towards a certificate in medicine. Outside of work, Laura enjoys walking her young Cockapoo, Lola, and is hoping to do some agility with her when she is old enough.