Francesca Stratford

Coming soon!

Tim Jackson

Tim has worked in the veterinary industry since April 2021 and been a student veterinary nurse since September 2021. He joined the Towcester Vets team in July 2022.
In his spare time, he likes to go running and make his own music. Tim also enjoys travelling, he currently has no pets of his own but loves border terriers.

Ruby French

Ruby joined us initially on a work experience placement in 2019 and liked us so much that she then volunteered every other Saturday through until September 2020. For the last nine months she has been working within the nursing team whilst completing her Animal Nursing qualification at Moulton College. Ruby is keen to become a qualified veterinary nurse and continue her studying. Outside of work she enjoys being outdoors and going on long walks with her two dogs, Teasel and Bracken, also enjoying spending time with family and friends.

Emma Chapple-Hyam

Emma joined the practice in January 2021 having previously worked in numerous National Hunt racing yards. A keen point-to-point rider Emma has also recently qualified her own ROR horse for arena eventing championships. Living locally, in her spare time Emma enjoys playing netball and keeping fit. Since joining the team Emma has developed an interest in lameness evaluation, riding many of our in-patients during their appointments.

Lucy Aust

Lucy is the proud owner of Marlie, Izzie and Ali-Chi (3 chihuahuas), a rabbit, two guinea pigs, two budgies, a canary and two teenagers! She has always had a passion for the care and welfare of animals as well as a keen interest in canine behaviour, animal enrichment and scentwork. Lucy has attended a number of courses on these subjects over the past couple of years, including the achievement of the ‘Talking Dogs Scentwork Accredited Handler’ status with Izzie.

In her spare time, Lucy volunteers for Pawprints Dog Rescue. She really enjoys her role within Towcester Vets. Working as part of the nursing team, assisting in dispensary and helping run puppy parties is Lucy’s dream job. In 2019 she achieved a Level 2 certificate in Veterinary Reception with the College of Animal Welfare. She has just completed her Animal Nursing Assistant qualification enjoys being part of the Arthurs Orthopaedics team, assisting with bookings and enquiries.

Strictly Necessary

These cookies are required for our website to operate and include items such as whether or not to display this pop-up box or your session when logging in to the website. These cookies cannot be disabled.


We use 3rd party services such as Google Analytics to measure the performance of our website. This helps us tailor the site content to our visitors needs.


From time to time, we may use cookies to store key pieces of information to make our site easier for you to use. Examples of this are remembering selected form options to speed up future uses of them. These cookies are not necessary for the site to work, but may enhance the browsing experience.


We may use advertising services that include tracking beacons to allow us to target our visitors with specific adverts on other platforms such as search or social media. These cookies are not required but may improve the services we offer and promote.

Change Settings

Welcome. You can control how we use cookies and 3rd party services below

Change Settings Accept
Learn how we use cookies