We are a group of small animal practices in Suffolk, first established in 1992. 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 and have access to 24-hour emergency care. For your added convenience, there’s free parking either on site or nearby for clients at our surgeries.
Zoe started as our head nurse and held the position from January 2005 through to June 2014. She has since moved away from the practical side of things due to a back injury and has become our clinical director and practice manager. She qualified in 2003 and has a particular interest in animal behaviour. Zoe is married, has two dogs, tropical fish and four guinea pigs.
Lynda joined our team in January 2018 and is enjoying the challenges that her role brings. She has always worked in this area, and has gained much experience in the administrative role over the years. She is married with two daughters and has a cat called Duchess and a Cockapoo called Archie. Away from work, Lynda enjoys spending time with her family and going to football matches.
Sue started at Coastline in 2000 and has been our head receptionist since 2005. She has always been passionate about client care and strives to create a friendly environment for our clients, their pets and her team. She is married with two daughters and has two dogs named Marnie and Millie. In her spare time, Sue enjoys reading, visiting stately homes and socialising.
Sarah joined the reception team in June 2017 and thoroughly enjoys greeting all of our furry guests and their owners. Married with a young baby at home, Sarah works evenings and every other Sunday at our Carlton Colville branch. In her spare time she enjoys cooking (and eating) and the therapeutic benefits of shopping.
Based at our Beccles branch, Zoe joined our reception team in 2015 and strives to create a friendly environment for our clients and their pets. She is engaged with two children and has a Chihuahua cross Dachshund called Emma. In her spare time Zoe enjoys baking and runs an extra mile so not to feel guilty about eating any extra cake! Zoe also enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Michele joined the reception team at Coastline in 2000 and has always been passionate about client care. She is married and in her spare time enjoys reading, attending church and going on walks.
Sue has been a part of our reception team since 2008 and is based at our Village Rise branch on Tuesdays and Thursdays. She is married with two children and has two cats named Smidge and Gem. In her spare time, Sue enjoys travelling, socialising and reading.
Clare joined our reception team in September 2017 and is passionate about striving towards exceeding customer expectations. She particularly enjoys greeting our clients and their pets. Clare is engaged with one daughter and has two dogs called Izzy and Boo. In her spare time, Clare enjoys spending time with family and friends, visiting places worldwide and eating cake!
Sue started working at Coastline in June 2012 and has always been passionate about creating a welcoming environment to both clients and their pets. In her spare time she enjoys reading and walking her German Shepherds named Suki and Lexi, sometimes with her cats following. She also enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Gillian is based at our Village Rise branch on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Joining the practice in 1993, she is our longest employed member of the team. She is part responsible for completion of insurance claim forms. Gillian is married with four daughters and has a menagerie of pets, including several horses. As you can appreciate in her spare time she is kept very busy!
Myah joined our reception team in June 2017, and is based at our Village Rise branch. She thoroughly enjoys greeting our furry friends for their appointments, offering the occasional treat to those who very much love their food! At home Myah has horses to keep her busy, alongside fish and two budgies called Bertie and Bernadette. In her spare time Myah enjoys horse riding, attending equine events and catching up on important zzz’s.
After always having an interest in animals, Jo decided to leave education as a teacher assistant to join our reception team in November 2017. She is based mainly at Beccles, with one day at our Carlton Colville branch. Jo has always had a menagerie of animals and enjoys meeting our clients and getting to know their pets. Jo has a partner and two grown-up children, a dog, cat, chickens and two tortoises called Basil and Thyme. In her spare time she enjoys dog walking and gardening.
After being a client of Coastline for 37 years, Denise was offered a part time receptionist position and was pleased to start with us in 2013. In her spare time she enjoys reading and walking her dogs, Honey and Ruby. She also enjoys the odd getaway with her husband Michael (as she states, somebody has got to carry the cases!). She “always look on the bright side of life” as the song goes.
Based at our Village Rise branch, Hannah joined our reception team in September 2015. She has always worked in customer service and is enjoying working in a veterinary environment. She has three children and a Cocker Spaniel named Dexter. In her spare time, Hannah enjoys some retail therapy, eating out and walks with the family and Dexter.
Elizabeth joined our team in 2009 and is a much valued member of the team, so much so that the rest of us hate it when she is away on holiday! She is married with two daughters and four grandchildren, of whom she adores. In her spare time Elizabeth enjoys gardening and shopping.