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Meet the Team

Jose Rodriguez MRCVS - Veterinary Surgeon

Jose qualified from the University of Extremadura (Spain) in 2005.  Since that time he has been working with small and large animals including one year training with sea turtles in the Gulf of Naples.  In 2009 Jose moved to the UK and focused on small animal practice.  Jose has an interest in soft tissue surgery and exotic animals.  He also provides veterinary acupuncture and was trained at the Association of British Veterinary Acupuncturists (ABVA).

In his spare time Jose loves painting, travelling and running.  He has run the London Marathon twice to raise money for various charities.  He lives with his partner, a lovely seven year old cat called Mavic and recently became a Dad to a gorgeous son.

Louise Groot BVSc MRCVS - Veterinary Surgeon

Louise graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2009 and then spent four years travelling the world as a Veterinary Officer in the British Army.  She joined the Goddard Group in 2014, initially working at the Wanstead Hospital and transferring to the Enfield surgery in 2016.  Louise loves getting to know pets and their owners and following their veterinary care throughout their lives.  She has two kittens of her own and so understands the bond created and the care our pets need.  Louise has a special interest in medicine and recently gained a Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice.  Outside of work Louise loves cycling and playing with her kittens.


Jennifer Richards - Registered Veterinary Nurse

Jennifer joined the team at Enfield in 2017.  After qualifying as a veterinary nurse in 2015 she went on to work in various practices including hospitals and small animal clinics.  Jennifer lives at hme with her two dogs Spice and Morgan, three rescue cats and five zebra finches!  Outside of work Jennifer enjhoys travelling, theatre and taking care of her pets.

Ciara Crane - Nursing Assistant

Ciara started her career with the Goddard Group in 2014 at our Walthamstow surgery and has since transferred to Enfield.  Before she joined Goddard she had completed work experience at various veterinary practices ranging from a small animal clinic to a 24 hour hospital and was present during many CT scans and orthopaedic surgeries. Ciara's goal is to qualify as a Veterinary Nurse in the future. 

Ciara enjoys many activities including baking, sketching, photography and taking her dogs, Lucy, Denzil and Ralph on walks and also spending time with her cats, Buddy, Elsa and Olaf!