Ark Veterinary Centre

Vet Assistants

All our vets have areas of special interest which are pursued through professional courses and post graduate qualifications.


Joanna Dick
Joanna Dick BVM&S MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon - Assistant

Jo followed Iain here in 2007 and has become an integral part of the team. She has a medical background in the family although chose to work with the patients that can not answer back! Her interests lie in the small animal and equine side of the practice.

Lorna Tracey
Lorna Tracey BVMS MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon – Assistant

Lorna started at the practice in 2010. She is originally from Morley in Yorkshire but moved north to study at Glasgow University. She has an active life away from work, playing rugby for Carlisle and the socialising to go with it! At work she enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine.

Colin Rodger
Colin Rodger BVMS MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon – Assistant

After Colin qualified from Glasgow he worked at the Willows practice in Cheshire for 3 years doing farm work. He came to us with a lot of large animal experience and has a particular passion for bovine fertility.

Stuart Hills
Stuart Hills BVMS MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon - Assistant

Stuart is returning to his local area with 10 years mixed practice experience, with a specialism in small animal orthopaedics. Stuart has many varied interests which include vegetable growing and curling.

Gregor Adamson
Gregor Adamson BVMS MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon - Assistant

Gregor joined us as an assistant veterinary surgeon in July 2015. He is a 2015 glasgow graduate, orginally from Elgin. He is a keep fisherman, who also enjoys skiing running and football.

Rachel Bragg
Rachel Bragg BVM&S MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon - Assistant

Rachel Bragg joined us as an assistant veterinary surgeon in July 2015. She is a 2015 Edinburgh graduate (orginally from Shropshire), with a particular intreset in large animal and equine work. Rachel has a keen interest in sports and the outdoors.

John Alexander
John Alexander BVM&S MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon - Assistant

John joined the practice in Summer 2016.  Originally from a beef and sheep farm in County Antrim John graduated from Edinburgh in 2016.  As a student John worked as a relief milker for 3 dairy herds where he gained valuable experience monitoring mastitis rates and implementing control programmes. John is a keen sportsman and  Manchester United supporter.

Jennifer Spiers
Jennifer Spiers BVMS MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon - Assistant

Jen joined the practice in February 2017. Before joing the practice Jen spent some time in New Zealand and in practice in the North East of England. Originally form Glasgow she is a keen photographer and works and shows Clydesdale horses