We are a mixed animal practice in Scarborough, first established in 1964. We are passionate about animal care and our skilled team of veterinary surgeons and 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. We also offer free parking for clients at the practice.
Nichola has been with us since 1997, joining the practice after completing her national diploma in animal management and NVQ level 2 in animal care at Bishop Burton College. Whilst working at the practice, she continued her training, becoming a qualified veterinary nurse in 2000. Nichola left the practice to become a lecturer in 2003, but after teaching for five years, she missed vet nursing and returned to the practice as head nurse. Nichola today provides advice to our clients on a wide range of topics – pet insurance, Hills Weight Consultant and runs our puppy parties. Outside work Nichola enjoys spending time with her husband, young son and daughter, cat Arthur and various fish - which keeps her very busy!
Erin Davis RVN
Erin joined the practice in December 2013 after completing her extended diploma in animal management at Askham Bryan College. She has always wanted to work with animals from a young age having been lucky enough to grow up with a variety of pets. Erin qualified in January 2019 as a veterinary nurse after two years at the College of Animal Welfare. In her spare time she enjoy spending time with her cat that she rescued from the practice as well as going on adventures with her newly adopted dog.
Student Veterinary Nurse
Nikki joined the Cundall & Duffy team in September 2014, following a lifelong passion and a real desire to build a career caring for animals. She is currently gaining experience and learning from the team, and hopes to soon become a registered veterinary nurse. Nikki is from a local farming family, where she likes to muck in wherever she can. In her free time she enjoys taking long walks with her two dogs, Gypsy and Barley, and attending fitness classes. She is currently learning how to ski.
Fiona came to the practice in 2002, after completing a higher national diploma in zoology, herpetology and behavioural sciences course at Bishop Burton College. Fiona then completed her nurse training at the practice, which she loves. When not caring for her animals at home (which include dogs, cats, ferrets and guinea pigs), Fiona loves to travel. Her husband and children love meeting the orphaned animals she brings home, and are really tolerant of the unpredictable hours the job sometimes involves.
Sarah joined Cundall & Duffy in 2003 after studying animal care at Bishop Burton College. Since then, she’s gone on to become a trained pet insurance advisor and, following a year at Hull University, she has obtained a European computer driving license. Sarah is also currently training to become a veterinary healthcare advisor. Sarah loves all kinds of animals – she has six cats, two dogs, two snakes and some fish at home. Most of her animals have been rehomed from the practice.
Veterinary Nursing Auxiliary
Taylor joined the team in February 2018, having grown up around a variety of animals she has always wanted to pursue a career in caring for them and took the leap from her every day office job to the role of a Veterinary nursing assistant. She is currently receiving guidance and training from the rest of the team and hopes to expand her knowledge and skills within the practice. In her spare time she enjoys attending festivals and supporting local bands, taking long country walks and spending time with her cats, Nuke, Atomic and Dynamite.
Animal Nursing Assistant
Anna came to Cundall & Duffy in 2015, after completing a BSc (Hons) in animal management from Askham Bryan and a BTEC National Award in animal rehabilitation from Bishop Burton College. Anna is now looking to gain experience and develop her knowledge by attending as many courses as she can. Anna has combined her love of animals with a passion for travel, and has volunteered with some spectacular animals in Australia, completing a conservation internship at a game reserve in South Africa. When not at work, Anna enjoys long walks along the Yorkshire coastline. She has two cats, Monty and Flex, as well as various fish. Anna is hoping to add a dog to the list sometime soon, to accompany her on the long country walks.