Meet the Vets

David Hunt Pet Vet from Poynton Stockport Cheshire

David W. Hunt B.V.M.&S. M.R.C.V.S.

David qualified as a vet from Edinburgh University in 1995 and joined the practice since then has overseen the building of the clinic at Poynton and the remodelling of the Woodley clinic to provide 1st class facilities for the care of pets. David has a passion for the technical aspects of veterinary care keeping the practice up to date with the latest facilities. He is married with 3 children and can often be seen around Poynton with Millie & Star the family dogs. His other passion is his MG Midget which he has rebuilt over the past 10 years. David is also an active member of Prestbury Squash Club.


Emma Wynne B.V.Sc M.Sc. M.R.C.V.S.

Emma graduated from The University of Liverpool in July 2011 and spent her first year working in a small animal practice just outside Sheffield. Originally from Wilmslow Emma was keen to return to the  Stockport area taking up a position with us in August 2012. She enjoys all aspects of Veterinary Practice but has a particular interest in soft tissue surgery and feline medicine. In her spare time she likes to keep fit by attending a fitness bootcamp and walking her Springer Spaniel ‘Freddie’.


Charlie Astle B.A. Hons M.A. B.V.Sc. M.R.C.V.S.

Charlie Astle originally graduated from Cambridge University where she studied Natural Sciences, specialising in physiology, pathology and zoology. She then went on to follow her dream of being a vet, and graduated from Liverpool Vet school in 2012. Charlie enjoys all aspects of small animal practice, especially soft tissue surgery and internal medicine. In her spare time Charlie enjoys playing netball and long walks with her dog Buddy.

Claire Murray B.V.Sc. M.R.C.V.S.

Claire joined the practice in January 2015 and works part time at all three branch practices. Claire originally hails from Penarth in South Wales and qualified as a veterinary surgeon from the University of Bristol in 2005. After a short spell in a mixed practice Claire spent the next 9 years working in equine practice! Following the birth of her son Connor in 2013, Claire retuned to small animal work. Her interests are broad but she enjoys working up complicated medicine cases. She lives at home in Gawsworth with her husband, son and two cats Marley and Bailey! She enjoys playing netball when time allows and baking cakes!

Hannah Bridger B.V.Med.Sci. (Hons) B.V.M. B.V.S. M.R.C.V.S.


Hannah graduated from the Univeristy of Nottingham in the summer of 2014 and took her first job in Doncaster. She moved to Bollington last summer and fell in love with the area. Hannah enjoys all aspects of small animal medicine particularly surgery and managing musculoskeletal injuries. She would like to do further training in animal physiotherapy and accupuncutre. Hannah spends all of her free time out running, swimming or cycling trying to find the biggest hill she can!

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