Sam joined the team at Wanstead in 2021. She gained a BTEC First Diploma in Animal Care at Capel Manor College in 2003 qualifying with distinction and Best Student of the Year Award. She then went on to study veterinary nursing and qualified in 2010 before also completing a Schedule 3 Surgical certificate. Sam has worked at Royal Veterinary College, Queen Mother Hospital, PDSA and previously worked at various Goddard branch surgeries. Sam rescued a two-week old puppy called Peaches and fully hand reared her.