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Shipley Tel: 01274 531010
Idle        Tel: 01274 618075
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Veterinary Surgeons

Laurence Doddy and Victoria Foster are married with 2 children, a Border terrier and  a cat!


Laurence Doddy – Clinical Director

Laurence has a special interest and qualification in internal medicine and does much of the endoscopy and ultrasound work in the practice. He also does the practice’s orthopaedic surgery.
When  he finds time away from work he enjoys running as a member of Idle athletic club participating (when fit enough) in cross country races, fell races and road runs. He has run the 3 peak fell race and also completed the Manchester Marathon in just under 3 hours in 2013! Due to various running injuries he has also recently taken up golf!


Vicki Foster – Clinical Director

Vicki is particularly interested in soft tissue surgery and dermatology and enjoys  treating dogs with challenging ear problems! She also enjoys running occasionally with Saltaire Striders running club but mostly enjoys walking their dog Dudley a cheeky Border terrier.

Veterinary Surgeon – Lucinda Haigh-Monk

Lucinda graduated from The University of Liverpool in 2012 and joined the team at Shipley Vets in August 2016. As well as a keen interest in taking care of routine illness and injury cases, Lucinda enjoys the challenge of complex medical cases and is currently undertaking a post-graduate certificate in internal medicine.

When she rests her stethoscope for a moment, Lucinda enjoys playing Lacrosse for a local Leeds team, skiing, ballroom dancing and long walks on the beautiful moors.

Veterinary Surgeon – Clare Doherty

Clare graduated from The University College Dublin in 2016, joining the team at Shipley Vets shortly afterwards. Having experienced a wide variety of clinical case work since her arrival, Clare has developed a keen interest in surgical work and procedures.

During her downtime Clare can be found on the lacrosse pitch with Lucinda! She also enjoys hiking, practising yoga and craftwork. She also recently completed her first half marathon race..

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