We are a small animal and exotics practice in Tarporley, near Chester, first established in 1994. 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 6 days a week and have access to 24-hour emergency care. For your added convenience, there’s free parking for clients at the clinic.
Kirstie has worked in practice for over 10 years and qualified as a registered veterinary nurse in 2007. She has worked at Birch Heath since 2003 and has an interest in all aspects of exotic nursing, particularly raptors. Kirstie has also completed her exotic nursing qualification to further her skills. She has a degree in zoology and gained a qualification in zoo animal management whilst working at a zoo for two years. Kirstie is the owner of Spike the dog, and two cats.
Lisa Sanders RVN
Lisa joined Birch Heath Veterinary Clinic in April 2019 as maternity cover but is now a permanent member of the team. Lisa qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2011 working in first opinion & referral hospitals. She gets a lot of fulfilment from her work with small mammals here at Birch Heath Veterinary Clinic and has developed a strong interest in birds.
At home Lisa has rabbits, degus, a canary and tropical fish.
Amber Wheaton RVN
Amber qualified as an RVN in 2017. She previously worked in South Wales in a busy small animal practice with a lot of emergency and out of hours work. Amber has a keen interest in surgical nursing and medicine. She is really enjoying learning about all the exotics we see at Birch Heath. Amber has three cats called Alfie, Moose and The Payrot, named because she sits like a parrot.