Support Team

Rosie Cash

Practice Manager

Rosie has overall responsibility for all aspects of the management, administration and daily running of the practice.

Barbara Lloyd

Accounts and Administrative Assistant

Barbara joined Okeford in 2014 and is always working hard behind the scenes looking after all the financial aspects of the practice.

Lucy Dennis


Lucy joined us in November to take on her role as receptionist in Chagford and Okehampton. Prior to working at Okeford she qualified with a first class degree in Bsc (Hons) Animal Behaviour and Welfare at Hartpury College. Within her three years of study Lucy enjoyed learning about veterinary science, behavioural problems and training techniques in companion animals.

Isabelle Hambley


Isabelle joined us in January to take on her role as Receptionist in Okehampton and Chagford. She has previously worked as an animal care assistant for a local charity for many years and did a lot of charity work for them as well. She has owned by many animals over the years from dogs, cats, small furries and birds as well as a little experience of farming and equine.

Elaine Hill


Elaine is one of our most experienced receptionists, having joined Okeford in 1998. Away from the practice Elaine can be found working hard to support Cat’s Protection and entering agility shows with her dogs.

Emily Burgoyne

Saturday Assistant

Emily has been helping us out on a Saturday for several years now, having joined us for a few weeks work experience back in 2013. Emily is studying at Okehampton College and her aim is ultimately to become a qualified vet.

Mandy Edwin


Mandy has over eighteen years of experience working with dogs.  She operates her grooming parlour ‘Your Dog’s Best Friend’ from Okeford Veterinary Centre.