Swanspool Veterinary Clinic Family

Our staff members come from all walks of life and are united through a shared passion for animals. Keep scrolling to find out more about the incredible individuals who make up the wonderful Swanspool Veterinary Clinic team.

Turtle in the Reef

Anna Holden

Partner - Vet - BVM, MRCVS

Anna qualified from the Royal Veterinary College in 1995. When Anna qualified she spent 2 years in a mixed practice in Wiltshire before traveling and working in Australia and New Zealand. Since 2000 Anna has worked in small animal practices in Bucks and Northants. She enjoys all aspects of small animal medicine and surgery and has an interest in tortoises. Outside of work Anna plays rugby, enjoys walking, DIY and gardening.

Jonathan Harte

Partner - Vet - BVM&S, MRCVS

Jonathan graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 2004. He joined the practice straight after graduation and stayed with us for 3 years as a mixed vet doing equine, farm and small animal work. He then left us to go traveling and when he returned to the UK he realised his interest lay with small animals. He rejoined Swanspool in October 2011 and his main interests are surgery and orthopedics.

Dog's Portrait
Cat Lying

John Bowie


John qualified from the University of Glasgow in 1985. John worked in Cornwall, Ayrshire and Shropshire, before coming to Swanspool in 1995. His principle interest is small animal medicine.

Jacquie Mailer


Jacquie graduated from The Royal Veterinary College in 1988. After working in mixed practice for 3 years in Gloucestershire, and a year backpacking around the world, Jacquie then worked in various small animal practices around Leicestershire. She joined Swanspool on a part-time basis in 2014. Outside of work Jacquie enjoys playing tennis, travelling in her campervan and gardening.

Dwarf Rabbit
Image by Frances Goldberg

Zoe Wilkinson


Zoe qualified from the University of Nottingham in 2014. Zoe transferred to the practice in 2017 after working nearly 3 years at another small animal practice. Zoe has always had an interest in exotic animal medicine and so tends to see a lot of our stranger companion pets. She also enjoys surgery. In her spare time Zoe enjoys walking with her dog Akai, clay pigeon shooting and creative hobbies.

Paul Norman


Paul graduated from The Royal Veterinary College in 2019. Originally from Watford, Paul joined the practice after graduating in 2019. Paul enjoys both medicine and surgery, however he does have a particular interest in feline medicine. In his spare time, Paul loves baking, spending time with friends and travelling.

Image by Alfred Kenneally
Free Range Chicken Farm

Daniele Lo Presti


Daniele graduated from the University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Timisoara in 2019. He worked in his hometown Palermo, Italy, for 1 year before joining Swanspool.
His principal interest is small animals surgery.
During free time he enjoys playing the guitar, riding his bicycle and motorcycle, he plays many different kind of sport, most of all football and skiing.

Lidia Cammack

Vet - BVSc, BSc, Mres, MRCVS

Lidia qualified from the University of Bristol in 2013. She practiced in the UK for 2 years before working in both Singapore and Australia. She enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine and loves running and exploring new places.

Image by Samuel Thompson