Richard qualified from the University of Edinburgh in 2010 and then spent two years working in a small animal clinic in Northampton and four years in Sussex working with farm animals, horses and small animals. He has an interest in surgery and exotic animal medicine and is happy to see birds, reptiles and small furries (rabbits, guinea pigs, rodents and the like). Richard is an Official Veterinarian [OV] which means that he is authorised to issue pet passports and complete export health certificates. Richard is currently studying towards a Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice in Surgery. During his spare time, he enjoys running and hiking with his rescue dog Lulu.