Luke works as the main backup to the vet team and is a founder of the company. Fully panelled as an LVI vet, having run a busy emergency clinic for over a decade, Luke has extensive experience of dealing with pets in stressed and difficult situations. The practice principal of a 5 vet mixed practice in the New Forest, Luke is very welfare orientated, and also does a lot of work for the animal charities Worldwide Veterinary Service and www.missionrabies.com, charities he founded, which strive to improve animal welfare throughout the world and eliminate rabies through mass vaccination programmes in global rabies hotspots. Luke is the recipient of the Alf Wight memorial award by the British Small Animal Veterinary Association for outstanding contributions in the field of animal welfare, CEVA charity professional of the year, was listed in the Independent on Sunday list of 101 inspirational Great Britons and was the 2014 IFAW vet of the year. In 2014 Luke was invited by the World health Organisation to join an expert panel on the global control of neglected zoonotic diseases in relation to his global rabies work. Luke keeps a blog about his adventures.
Mon Jul 15 2019