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Introducing Our Practice Team 


Everyone at our practice is committed to providing you with the very best in pet healthcare.

Our Veterinary Surgeon, Richard and his fantastic team of veterinary and support staff bring a wealth of experience to the practice and are dedicated to offer the highest level of client and patient care.


Mr Richard W J Hatton
Mr Richard W J Hatton
Veterinary Surgeon
B.V.Sc., M.R.C.V.S

Richard qualified in June 1980, from Bristol University. He has two daughters, Katie & Abigail. His twin sister, Sheila and her husband Graham are also vets. Richard's pastimes include various sports, but he particularly enjoys squash and he holds a squash coaching qualification. Richard and his daughters own a Pugzu named 'Ollie' which you might meet at the practice who often keeps everyone amused with his tricks for treats.

Nicola Fitzgibbon
Nicola Fitzgibbon
Acting PM/Veterinary Care Assistant
L2 Diploma VCA

Niki joined the Harrier Vets family in December 2010 and is now a qualified Veterinary Care Assistant. She grew up in Hamble and has a teenage son. Nicola practices yoga in her spare time, and is a fan of Red Dwarf and The Knitted Character (shhh...)

Gaella Stone
Gaella Stone
Veterinary Care Assistant/Social Media Manager
ANA, FdSc in Animal Management & Animal Science

Gaella has been a member of the Harrier Vets family since 2006. She has a Foundation Degree in Animal Management and has passed the Animal Nursing Assistant exam. She works full time at the practice and has an 13 year old rescue Border terrier called Meg. She enjoys taking photographs and managing the social media for Harrier vets in her spare time!

Sally Thomlinson
Sally Thomlinson

Sally started with us in July 2016, she works part time on reception. She has a passion for all animals and would love to work towards becoming a Veterinary Care Assistant.

Mr Brian Adams
Mr Brian Adams
Accounts & DIY

Brian comes in occasionally to help sort out any DIY and assists with the accounting. He and his wife Anne have two Burmese cats, softie Alfie and fiery Micca.

Harrier Veterinary Surgery is part of CVS (UK) Limited, a company which owns over 490 veterinary practices in the UK. Company registration number: 03777473. Registered Office: CVS House, Owen Road, Diss, Norfolk IP22 4ER

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