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.
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.
Mary is the laboratory technician for Alver Veterinary Group and has been working at Alver since she qualified from University of Portsmouth with a BSc (hons) in biomedical science in June 2001. Mary is responsible for the running of the laboratory which is in our Gosport branch. Her job is to test samples in-house, despatch samples to external laboratories and import emailed results from our external laboratories onto client records. She routinely tests blood samples on our in-house analysers and looks at blood smears, skin samples and urine under the microscope. Mary is a mum of two grown up children, has three cats, four chickens, lots of tropical fish and an allotment.
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.
Emily joined Alver Veterinary Group in 2017 as a kennel maid. She has recently decided to pursue her passion of working with animals and is looking forward to starting her training as a veterinary nurse. Emily has a gorgeous Spaniel cross called Bonnie, with whom she enjoys going for long walks in the countryside with.
Natalie joined the team as a receptionist in 2017. She really enjoys meeting all the different animals and how no two days are the same. At home she has a German shorthaired pointer who keeps her on her toes and is hoping to expand her furry family very soon.
Samantha has been working at Alver Veterinary Group since 2010. She started off as a trainee nurse at Gosport for a couple of years, but felt she was better at client communication so became a receptionist at our Stubbington branch. Samantha is a very bright and bubbly person who will always welcome everyone with a smile. She owns three cats, a tortoise and hopefully very soon a chameleon will join her little family with her husband Tom.
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.
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!
Becky has worked at Alver Veterinary Group since 2004. Originally she was a trainee nurse, but decided to become a receptionist when she had her children, but one day would like to do her training. Becky could not see herself working in a job without animals. She has previously been assistant manager in a pet shop and before that was studying animal management at college. Since working here Becky has rehomed many strays but has downsized the animal numbers to three Chihuahuas (Pepe, Chica and Lulu), two cats (Ginger and Gypsy) and a three-legged rescue dog called Potato. Becky has always loved animals and started off with about nine rabbit hutches when she was living at home where she bred french lops for a few years as well as dwarf lops and guinea pigs.
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.