John qualified from Trinity College in Dublin in 1975. After spending four years in large animal and mixed practices in Northern Ireland and Lancashire, John bought a predominantly large animal practice in Crumlin, Co. Antrim in 1979. The practice now has three surgeries with six vets working mainly in companion animal practice.
Wendy qualified as a veterinary nurse in December 1992. She started in mixed animal practice in Cornwall before spending two years locuming in the UK. In 1996 she took a head nurse position in Sussex to pursue a Diploma in Advance Veterinary Nursing (Surgical) which she gained in March 1999.
Chris Laurence qualified as a veterinary surgeon from Bristol University in 1968 and went into mixed practice in Somerset. A year later he moved to Chippenham in Wiltshire to take up purely small animal practice at the Hale Veterinary Group. He became a partner in the practice in 1972 and the practice achieved Veterinary Hospital status in 1990.