Veterinary surgeons

Sarah Rutherford BSc BVetMed MSc PhD MRCVS
Clinical Director
Sarah graduated from the Royal Veterinary College after working in research there for a number of years. Upon settling back home in Kent and working at another local practice since 2017, Sarah joined the team at Putlands as Senior Vet following her maternity leave. Sarah particularly enjoys internal medicine, imaging, and dentistry and is studying towards a certificate in small animal medicine. When not working, Sarah can be found with her family and menagerie of animals exploring the Kent countryside.
Annie Macfarlane BVMSci MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon
Annie graduated from Surrey University earlier this year in 2022 and was very pleased to join the team at Putlands soon after. She enjoys all aspects of small animal practice, and has keen interests in surgery, imaging and emergency medicine.

At home she has a cheeky Yorkshire terrier and two pampered guinea pigs! In her spare time, she enjoys catching up with friends, yoga and knitting.
Catherine Sadler BVSc MRCVS
Catherine graduated from Bristol in 2017 and has been at Putlands Vets since then. She enjoys truly mixed practice, with working up equine lameness one day to a cow caesarean the next. In small animal clinics, she has a keen interest in medical work ups and mass removals. One of her passions is travelling, having had a sabbatical to volunteer at veterinary clinic in the Galapagos islands in Central America, and hiking in the Andes in South America.
Izzy Maisonpierre BVetMed MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon
Izzy graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2018. Izzy worked in small animal and equine practice in Kent and Suffolk before joining the team at Putlands in 2021. She has a particular interest in soft tissue surgery and dentistry.

In her spare time Izzy enjoys all things outdoors and can most often be found riding her horse, Juno.
Molly Clarke BvetMed MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon
Molly has recently joined the Putlands team after graduating from the Royal Veterinary College in July 2023. She graduated with a degree in Veterinary Medicine and a BSc in Comparative Pathology. She has fitted in well and is thoroughly enjoying the life of a mixed practice vet, it is true that no two days are the same!

In her spare time she likes to frequent the gym, catch-up with friends and family, and tend to the veggies on her allotment.
Rebecca Gibson BVM BVS BSc(Hons) MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon
Rebecca joined Putlands as a mixed vet in September 2023 after graduating from the University of Nottingham. She enjoys seeing a wide variety of cases, but has developed a keen interest in surgery and imaging.

In her spare time she enjoys exploring the Sussex countryside, travelling and photography.
Rhian Cherry BSc (Hons) BVSc MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon
Rhian graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2022 and moved down to Putlands soon after. She loves the huge variety that mixed work brings, be it working with farm or small animals, horses or exotics. As she’s from Yorkshire she does have a huge soft spot for Airedale terriers though!

Outside of work she enjoys travelling, playing hockey and socialising with friends.
Sarah McConkey BVetMed MRCVS
Sarah graduated from The Royal Veterinary College in 2019. Sarah worked near her home in Sussex in 2019 before joining Putlands in 2021. She enjoys all areas of small animal practice but has a particularly keen interest in surgery, emergency medicine and ophthalmology. In her spare time she enjoys walking her two dogs, seeing friends and travelling.
Zoe Gracey MRCVS
Zoe graduated in March 2017 from WULS and has been working at Putlands as a mixed vet since. She has a wide range of interests but particularly enjoys large animal surgery and working up equine medicine cases. She is also keen in poultry and gamebird medicine. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, mountain biking and travelling.
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