We are a small animal practice in Reading, first established as part of the Nine Mile Veterinary Group set up in 1985. 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 six days a week and have access to 24-hour emergency care. For your added convenience, there’s free parking for clients at our surgeries.
Amy graduated from the Royal Veterinary College London in 2004 and has worked for Earls Hall since then. Amy has certificates in internal medicine and is studying towards certificates in surgery, emergency medicine and critical care. She looks after animals admitted to our hospital and takes on the more challenging medical cases. Amy has two cats, one of which is a special rescue with two and a half legs and in her free time she is studying for a degree in history.
Gemma Collins BVetMed MRCVS
Gemma started work here at Earls Hall in July 2017 after graduating from the RVS. She enjoys all aspects of small animal medicine and small furries, and is looking forward to getting to know our clients and their pets.
Ian Daly BVetMed MRCVS
Ian is a graduate of the Royal Veterinary College, University of London and has been a part of the Earls Hall Veterinary Group since August 2013. His main interests in the field are small mammals, dentistry and diagnostic imaging. Outside of work Ian is interested in keeping fit, travelling around the UK, wildlife photography as well as going to football matches most weekends.
Mark Freeman BVetMed Sci (Hons)
Mark graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2017 and joined Earls Hall shortly after, maintaining an interest in all aspects of small animal medicine and surgery. In his free time he enjoys football, cricket, running and skiing. At home he has two cats called Rufus and Maisie.
Nicholas Langdale BVetMed MRCVS
Nick graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2007 and has been at Earls Hall since October of the same year. He will be found mainly at either the Shoebury branch or the main Veterinary Hospital. Nick enjoys all aspects of veterinary work but is particularly interested in soft tissue surgery and dentistry. Nick enjoys skiing, badminton, golf and holds a PADI scuba diving certificate. At home he currently has a 155 litre tropical fish tank but is often looking after all the other family members’ pets whilst they’re away on holiday.
Alex Leahu MRCVS
Alex joined the team in May 2021.
James Lloyd BVetMed MRCVS
James qualified from the London Vet School (The RVC) in the summer of 1999 from where he started his first job in a small animal practice in Hull. He spent just over a year there dealing with small animal work and a large proportion of exotic work. This was mainly for clients of the practice but also for a large pet shop there. He started at Earls Hall in December 2000 initially at Shoebury then at Ashingdon when it first opened but James now spends his time between the Hospital and Ashingdon. As well as first opinion practice he enjoys seeing more exotic animals and treating arthritic animals with acupuncture. When not working James enjoys watching films and going for walks in the countryside.
Savvas Piperelis DVM PhD MRCVS
Savvas graduated from the Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece in 1999 and has worked as a vet since then. He has a PhD in animal reproduction and is currently studying towards a certificate in exotics. Savvas has an interest in animal welfare and rodents. In Savvas‘ life the queen is a Toy Yorkie by the name of Poppy who has as subjects the whole family, including his wife and two young boys. Outside of work he likes reading, musical theatre and travelling around Europe with focus on sunny and warm places.
Hannah Reynolds BSc (Hons), DVM, MRCVS
Hannah qualified from the University of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy in Kosice, Slovakia in 2020 and has been working at Earls Hall since January 2021. At home she has a cat, a tortoise and in her spare time enjoys competing at dressage with her horses.