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01761 411705 (Paulton)




Sarah Tucker

Head Receptionist  

Sarah has worked on reception at Natures Vets since 2010. She divides her time between working as a receptionist in Paulton and as a horse-riding instructor at a local riding school. In her spare time Sarah teaches swimming, goes show jumping with her horse Saffi and looks after her animals including Oliver & Rupert Bear the Labradors and Murphy, Mitchell, Matilda & Mackintosh the cats.



Sharon Purnell RVN

Veterinary Nurse


Sharon joined Natures Vet in 2016 having spent many years with Rosemary Lodge Veterinary Hospital in Bath.  Sharon offers Weight Management Clinics Pet Bereavement counselling and Puppy Classes to name but a few.

Sharon works part time at our Paulton branch and lives locally with her husband daughter and cat Dillon.

Paula Shore – Receptionist

Having previously worked for Bath Vet Group for 6 years Paula joined Natures Vet at the beginning of April 2017.

Paula spends her spare time giving plenty of attention to her black Labrador Shadow and looking after her family.

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Jackie Napier  – Receptionist

Jackie joined Natures vet in 2017 having spent the previous two years with Bath Vet Group.  Jackie has many years’ experience within the veterinary industry having also worked as a veterinary assistant previously.  Jackie lives near Paulton with her springer Spaniel Florence.

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Collette Frienship – Receptionist

Collette joined Natures Vet in September 2017 and has previous experience working as a veterinary receptionist in Bristol and also as a Care Assistant within the NHS.  Collette has a passion for dogs and also runs her own Dog walking and Boarding business.  She lives locally with her West Highland terrier “Charlie”.


Carolyn Powles – RVN

Veterinary Nurse


Carolyn qualified as a RVN in 1992 and since then has gained experience in both first opinion and referral nursing.  Carolyn has a certificate in small animal nutrition and diversed her career by working for a major pet food company educating practices on clinical diets.  Since returning to nursing in 2007 Carolyn has pursued her interest in anaesthesia and is currently studying for the certificate in anaesthesia.

Outside of work Carolyn enjoys spending time with her family and her pets “Harley” & “Tinkerbelle” and is a keen runner.