We are a small animal practice in Essex, first established in 1918. We are passionate about animal care and our skilled team of veterinarians and vet 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 seven days a week at our Galleywood practice and have access to 24-hour emergency care. For your added convenience, there’s free parking for clients at the practice.
Chirag joined the Clarendon House team in August 2015 and is interested in surgery and pain management. He has helped introduce TTA rapid and TTO techniques for cranial cruciate disease and surgical correction of upper airway conditions (‘BOAS’). Chirag has completed the RCVS Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice (CertAVP), and will be taking further examinations in pain management and to become an advanced practitioner in small animal surgery. Chirag was appointed clinical director of Clarendon House in February and is looking forward to helping the team deliver progressive and exceptional care to patients and clients at every stage. Away from work he enjoys spending time with his young family, following Arsenal, watching cricket and for a bit of peace and quiet walking the family’s Labrador, Ziggy.
Dr Sandy Karl DVM MagMedVet MRCVS
Supervisory Veterinary Surgeon
Sandy graduated from the University of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna, Austria in 2010. After six months in small animal practice she completed a rotating internship at the university in 2012. In her third year Sandy volunteered to work nights and weekends in the intensive care unit. She has since developed a strong emphasis in emergency and critical care working in UK veterinary hospitals since her move here in 2013. Sandy is currently working towards her Cert AVP (certificate in advanced veterinary practice) in emergency and critical care, which she is due to complete in summer 2018. Sandy says that her cats are her life. Toulouse, Sky and Juno all believe as we do in the practice that Sandy has cat whispering qualities. In her remaining free time she enjoys gym training, running and boxing, and also attending live music concerts.
Dr Annabel Edwards BVM BVS MRCVS
Annabel graduated from The University of Nottingham in 2016 and began working at Clarendon House in July 2017. She enjoys all aspects of working in a veterinary practice with interests in both first opinion medicine and surgery. When not at work Annabel likes to spend time with her dog named Millie, her cat named Harvey and eventing with her much loved horse, Maggie.
Dr Grace Harman BVetMed MRCVS
Grace graduated from The Royal Veterinary College in July 2017. She is interested in animal welfare and how vets can help to tackle welfare issues. She enjoys medicine and likes the reward of diagnosing and then seeing the positive impact of treatment. Away from work Grace enjoys walking her rescue dog, Luna. She is also a big fan of escape rooms as she enjoys the puzzle solving element. To date she has escaped over 15 rooms with her friends. Grace also loves board games and is a big fan of anything Harry Potter related.
Dr Bonnie Sharpe MVDr MRCVS
Bonnie graduated in June 2016 and joined Clarendon House shortly after. She enjoys many aspects of internal medicine and also soft tissue surgery. At home she has two dogs, two horses and a hedgehog that she fostered from the practice.