Meet the Team

Veterinary Surgeons

Dr Kobi Shaltiel

Graduated in 2007 and working at Hatfield since 2008, Kobi is the Co-owner of The Village Veterinary Surgery. He has a strong interest in surgery and is passionate about orthopedic and Dentals. He is always keen to learn the latest surgical techniques to stay at the forefront of advances. At home other than 3 kids and Anat his wife, he has a rescue dog called Wanda, a cat called Misty and Freddie the Tortoise.

Dr Anat Shaltiel

MVDr PGCert - Cardiology M.R.C.V.S
Graduated in 2004 Anat is the Co- owner of The Village Veterinary Surgery. She has been working in the Hartfordshaire area since 2008. Anat has a post graduate certificate in small animals cardiology doing most of heart scans and heart disease diagnostics. A few years ago she has completed a degree in small animal physiotherapy and routinely running physiotherapy sessions for our 4 legged clients.

Dr Laura Lavara Abad

B.Vet.Med. M.R.C.V.S.

dr Lisa Vagevuur

B.Vet.Med. M.R.C.V.S.

Nurses and Receptionists

Miss Penny Gilbert

Head Registered Veterinary Nurse

Mrs Yvonne Robson

Senior member of team

Miss Laura Turner

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Miss Genny Wilby

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Miss Ashley Parker

Student Veterinary Nurse

Ms Amanda white

Practice Manager & Head of reception

Miss Georgia Houghton


Mrs Sara Chowles


Mrs Laura Cherry

Animal Care Assistant