We are a small animal practice in Hampshire, first established in 1965. We are passionate about animal care and our skilled team of veterinarians and vet nurses are dedicated to providing the highest quality care for your animals. Because we love animals and strive to provide excellent continuity of care, we are open six days a week and have access to 24-hour emergency care. For your added convenience, there’s free parking for clients at the practice.
Svandis joined Alver Veterinary Group as an administrator in 2010 and has now progressed to become the practice manager. She deals with all the administration, account queries and the general day-to-day running of the practice. She thoroughly enjoys her job as no day is the same and gets to work with a wonderful team of people.
Janie has previously worked at a vet hospital since 2002 and joined Alver in Gosport in February 2019. Janie loves her job as every day brings something different – there are always new things to learn and new people and pets to meet. At home Janie has Watson, a wirehaired Hungarian Viszla and two cats, Norman a domestic short haired who was left on the reception desk at five weeks old and Tula, a British short hair who was no longer wanted by her previous owner after breaking her leg. Outside of work Janie loves taking Watson for long walks and going to the gym with her daughter and eating out
Hannah has worked at Alver Veterinary Group since 2006 and enjoys working with animals very much. Prior to working at Alver she had a career working with horses and owned her own pony for 22 years. Outside of work she likes to go for long walks with her dog Reggie.
Jordan joined Alver Veterinary Group in 2017 as a kennel maid with hopes to train and become a fully qualified nurse in the near future. She loves working with the team. Caring for animals is her passion and she loves that every day is different. Jordan has her own pet, a little Jack Russell named Titchy.
Administrator and Receptionist
Amanda has been working for Alver Veterinary Group in a duel role as an administrator/receptionist since 2014. Before this she was a very regular and happy customer for over 25 years. Amanda loves working behind the scenes and cannot imagine working anywhere else. Her role is varied and no two days are the same which means she gets up every day with a smile, ready to start a new day. Amanda also gets the privilege of seeing customers’ cute and cuddly animals of all sizes and ages. Her spare time is taken up by her vast array of animals and her children.
Beverly has been working at Alver Veterinary Group since 2008 as receptionist. She loves animals, so to work with them is her ideal job. She likes to walk, as she has three dogs, a Jack Russell, Beagle and a Rottie cross South African Mastiff. They are called Millie, Toby and Troy. Beverly spends a lot of time at her field with her two horses, Jupiter and Willow, and her geese, chickens and ducks. She also has a rabbit and two guinea pigs.
Vicki stated at Alver Vets in 2017. She has many animals at home, including degus, chinchillas and many guinea pigs. Her latest dog is a rescue dog called Poppy who is a very mad and energetic black Labrador. You may recognise Vicki as she was a post lady for 17 years and has delivered to many a road in Gosport.
Sam joined Alver Vets in April 2019 and loves getting to work with such a great team of people who love animals as much as she does.
Sam says that the best part of her job is meeting the clients and getting to cuddle and fuss over their lovely animals! She has a huge passion for animals so feels this is the ideal place to work!
In her spare time Sam loves spending time with her family and going for long walks while exploring the countryside. Sam’s two children love all the wildlife and are as animal mad as she is! They have a pet rabbit called Carrot who they adore.
Rachel joined the reception team at Alver Veterinary Group in 2013. She has been a veterinary receptionist since 2007. Rachel is based at the Fareham branch and she said she can honestly say there has not been a day so far that she has not felt like going into work. Rachel thinks she works with a great team as she loves her job and seeing what each day brings, forging relationships with clients and seeing the variety of animals that come through the door. Outside of work she’s a mum to a scruffy dog, two daughters and three chickens. When not working, or taking her youngest daughter to swimming or brownies or after school clubs or dog/cat sitting, she tries to actually sit down, which is not often!
Shannon Lee Merrett
Shannon joined us in May 2019 and immediately felt like part of the team. After many years of working in the corporate sector, Shannon feels grateful to be able to spend her days working with a variety of lovely animals and getting to give them lots of cuddles and treats! In Shannon's spare time she likes to spend time with her two young children and taking her lovely Cockapoo Zephyr out for walks.
Liane is a receptionist at our Stubbington branch, and has been working there since 2012. The thing Liane loves about her job is meeting our clients and their animals. Also she thinks she is very lucky to work with such a great team of people. She has two dogs of her own and in her spare time she likes nothing more than spending time with them and taking them for nice walks.
Kirsty has worked at Alver Veterinary Group since 2011 as a receptionist. She likes working here as she loves animals. Kirsty has a Shih Tzu, a Chihuahua and two cats that are her fur babies.
Melinda joined Alver Veterinary Group in May 2018, previously working for the past 10 years as a receptionist/account assistant at another vets. Her hobbies include riding her horse, Ivor, and walking her Miniature Schnauzer, Maizey.