Meet the Donview Team
Meet the vets at Donview Veterinary Centre!
Dr Bruce Bremner
Bruce, one of the directors, has been at Donview for a “long time”. Having spent most of his working life in Inverurie he is a well known member of the community.
Bruce spends most of his time working with farm animals and horses.
Dr Steven Body
Steve was made a director in April 2010. He started working at Donview in July 2004, after qualifying from Glasgow Vet School.
He currently lives in Kemnay with his family and his dog called Rosie. He is particularly interested in farm animal and equine work.
Dr Charlie Carnochan
Charlie was made a director at Donview in 2010, after joining the practice in 2004 from Edinburgh Vet School.
He lives in Kintore with his wife, his three children, three legged dog called Becky and two cats.
He likes to spend his free time playing his saxophone.
Dr Andrew Smith
Andrew is originally from Fintry near Stirling and joined us from Glasgow University Veterinary School in 2007, he now lives near Daviot.
Andrew enjoys all aspects of the job with particular interests in large animal work and surgery.
When he has spare time (which is not often enough) he likes to race cars!
Dr Laurie-Anne Ferguson
Laurie, originally from Edinburgh, graduated from Edinburgh Vet School in 2009. After working in a mixed practice in Newcastle for 15 months, she joined Donview Veterinary Centre in January 2011.
She enjoys all aspects of life as a vet and her interests include running, photography, hill walking and several outdoor pursuits!
She has a cat called the Stig.
Dr Diana Vejgaard Jensen
Diana graduated from the University of Copenhagen Veterinary School in Denmark in early 2014.
After working in a mixed practice in Sweden for a month she started at Donview in March 2014.
Diana enjoys exploring Scotland with her dog Kayla. She is proud to say she has completed the Scotland castle trail!
Dr Kevin McVeigh
Kevin joined us in October 2014 as a graduate from Glasgow Vet School.
Kevin had worked previously in Ireland and has a keen interest in all aspects of veterinary medicine.
In his spare time Kevin enjoys hillwalking. He has a cat called Whisky!
Dr Susanna Ruxton
Susanna joined Donview in August 2015 as an additional Vet taking the team up to 11 full time Vets. She qualified from Glasgow University Vet School in 2011 and worked for 4 years at Buchan Vets in Fraserburgh and Peterhead. She particularly enjoys equine work. She has a horse called Buck and a cat called Ivy.
Mr Dave Houston
Dave joined us at Donview in August 2015, he recently graduated from Glasgow University vet School. He is really enjoying his time so far at Donview and living in the North East – he is originally from Northern Ireland. Dave enjoys playing rugby and is currently playing with the Garioch Rugby Club.
Dr Alex Lyon
Alex has joined Donview having recently qualified from Glasgow University Vet School. In his spare time he enjoys playing rugby and hill walking.
Dr Emma Davidson
Emma worked at Donview Veterinary Centre a number of years ago and returned on a part time basis. She runs our late night Tuesday clinic, works Saturdays and runs our pain management clinics!
Dr Diana Camara
Diana has been working for us over a number of years on a part time basis mostly on Saturdays
Dr Emma Robinson
Emma has been working for us over a number of years on a part time basis mostly on Saturdays
Dr Daina Carnochan
Daina is Charlies wife, after 11 years at Abervet in Aberdeen she works on a part time basis.
BVMS CERT V OPTHAL MRCVS
Morag is our visiting eye specialist and only deals with complicated eye cases. We also take in referrals from surrounding practices.
B.Sc (Hons) M.Sc PG Dip
Tara is our in house physiotherapist.
She studied for the Master of Science in Physiotherapy at Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen which she graduated from in 2005.
She then embarked on her third degree at the esteemed Royal Veterinary College in London which saw her gain the Post Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Physiotherapy and the prestigious title of Chartered Veterinary Physiotherapist.