Our Team

Veterinary Surgeons

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Nick Trinder BVM&S MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon / Clinical Director

Nick qualified from the Royal Dick Vet school, Edinburgh in 1988 and joined the practice in 1995 after initially practising in the Baildon area of Bradford. Nick took over the practice in 2013 when partner David McCuish retired.  Nick particularly enjoys consulting with an interest in Cardiology. He shares the desire to care absolutely for the pets entrusted to us, and employs an active approach to veterinary science with thorough investigation and treatment of patients. 

Nick is a keen dog walker and has a German Shorthaired Pointer who along with his passion for running, helps keep him fit. 


Neil Walsh BVSc MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

Neil joined the practice in 1998 and qualified from the Liverpool Veterinary University in 1989.

Whilst enjoying all aspects of veterinary practice, Neil is a keen and talented surgeon.  He often cycles to work from outer Leeds in his aim to keep fit! 


Ashok Burton  BA (Hons) MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

Ash works for Avenue Vets on a part time basis joining us in 2013 and shares his skills with Bradford PDSA. Ash graduated in 1999 from Cambridge Vet University. Ash enjoys consulting but also participates in surgical procedures



Sharon Parylo CertEd DLM RVN

Practice Manager & RVN

Sharon qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in 1997 and after a period of time in practice, Sharon caught the teaching bug and dedicated 12 years teaching Veterinary Nursing  for a College. She returned to active practice in 2015 where she was in a clinical role,  but since 2019 took on managing the day to day running of both branches. She has since completed her Diploma in Leadership and Management and now manages the practice full time.  Sharon has a dog, two cats and a rabbit!

Nursing Team


 Katie Hogan RVN

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Katie completed her Veterinary Care Assistant course before taking on the challenge of Student Veterinary Nurse passing her finals in April 2018. Katie joined us in November 2019 after a period at another practice. and loves keeping busy. She is a very dedicated member of our nursing team.  She became a mum in December 2020 and after a spell of maternity leave, re-joined us in October 21 on a part time basis. Katie can often be seen doing nursing clinics at our Bingley branch. She has a Cocker Spaniel named Breia


Nursing Assistant

Hayley  is one of our most experienced Nursing Assistants and has been with the practice since 2010! She predominantly works at our Bingley branch and is very dedicated in her work. She is cleaning mad and if you stand still long enough, you will be cleaned too! She loves nothing more to be outside walking her Border Collie 'Blue'.



Sophie Hunt BA (Hons) CertVNECC RVN

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Sophie qualified as an RVN in 2019 and has since completed her Emergency Care Certificate which she worked very hard to achieve. She joined us in October 2020 and is a valued member of the team. Sophie's interest is surgical and she loves the theatre environment. Sophie loves the outdoor life and is always out walking with her Springer Spaniel 'Riley'.  




Nursing Assistant

Steph initially came to the practice as a work experience student. We loved her enthusiasm so much we hired her as a full time nursing assistant in 2017. ! Steph qualified as an Animal Nursing Assistant in 2019 and hopes to complete her training to be a Registered Veterinary Nurse. Steph is proud mum to a German Shepherd and a cat. 



Leanne Ward RVN

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Leanne has been in the Veterinary profession since 2006, qualifying as an RVN in 2011. She very much enjoys working with the clients in nurse clinics along with general theatre and in-patient care. Leanne puts 100% into everything she does at the practice and is an asset to the AVG team. Leanne has two greyhounds and a cat. 




Nursing Assistant

Emma joined us in March 2021 to expand our team further. She qualified as an Animal Nursing Assistant in 2019 but has worked in Veterinary Practice since 2018 giving her plenty of experience.  Emma keeps the team on their toes as she is a practical joker!

Support Team

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Administrator  & Receptionist

Tanya has been with Avenue for over 14 years. Although she also provides  reception support, Tanya is the Practice Manager's 'right hand woman' and assists in the office with various admin tasks. 



Receptionist (p/t)

Rona joined us in 2017. Rona trained as a Veterinary Nurse some years ago, but chose to focus as a receptionist to allow time for family. She now helps out with wildlife rehabilitation in her spare time.  



Receptionist (f/t)

Sam joined us in March 2021 as a full time receptionist to replace a retiring member of staff. A bubbly member of the team who is very dedicated to his role and puts clients at ease when worried. He is he proud owner of a Romanian Rescue dog and a Pug. 



Receptionist (f/t)

Martin has been with Avenue Vets since 2008. He is almost part of the fixtures and fittings as a full time receptionist working predominately at our Bingley branch. Martin loves to read in his spare time. 


Receptionist (p/t)

Nicky initially worked as a Nursing Assistant when she joined Avenue in 1993. She changed her role to part time receptionist so she could focus on family life.  Nicky has a menagerie of pets which includes cats, dogs and rabbits.