Meet The Team

  • Nick Trinder

    Nick Trinder

    Clinical Director


    Nick graduated from the Royal Dick Vet School in Edinburgh in 1988, and worked at a practice in Bradford before joining us in 1995. He became clinical director in 2013 and has a particular interest in cardiology and investigative treatments. As a keen dog walker, his German shorthaired pointer and passion for running help him stay in shape!

  • Neil Walsh

    Neil Walsh

    Veterinary Surgeon


    After graduating from Liverpool Veterinary University in 1989, Neil joined our team in 1998. He enjoys all aspects of his work, but has a particular passion for surgery. He often cycles to work from outer Leeds, as he’s keen to keep fit and healthy! 

  • Sharon Parylo

    Sharon Trinder

    Practice Manager

    CertEd DLM RVN

    Sharon qualified in 1997 and spent 12 years teaching veterinary nursing before joining our team. She returned to active practice in 2015 and has since completed her diploma in leadership and management. She now manages both our branches, and loves spending time with her dog, rabbit and cats.

  • Katie Hogan

    Katie Hogan

    Registered Veterinary Nurse


    Katie qualified in 2018, and joined us the following year after gaining experience at another practice. She is a dedicated member of our nursing team and loves keeping busy! She can often be found doing nursing clinics at our Bingley branch, and has a cocker spaniel named Breia with bundles of energy.

  • Sophie Hunt

    Sophie Hunt

    Registered Veterinary Nurse

    BA (Hons) CertVNECC RVN

    Sophie qualified in 2019, and has since completed her emergency care certificate, which is a huge achievement! She joined us in 2020, and has since developed a keen interest in surgery and theatre. She also loves the great outdoors, and looks forward to walking her springer spaniel, Riley, after work. 

  • Leanne Ward

    Leanne Ward

    Registered Veterinary Nurse


    Leanne has worked in the veterinary industry since 2006, and qualified as a nurse in 2011. She loves seeing patients and clients at our nurse clinics, and enjoys general theatre and inpatient care. In her free time, she can often be found looking after her beloved greyhound and cat!

  • Hayley


    Nursing Assistant

    An experienced hand, Hayley has been a valued member of our practice family since 2010. She spends most of her time at our Bingley branch and is our resident Mrs Hinch – if you stand still long enough, you’ll be cleaned too! When she’s not at work, she loves going on long walks with her border collie, Blue.


  • Sam



    Sam joined us in 2021 and is a dedicated, upbeat and bubbly member of the team! He’s excellent at putting worried clients at ease, and encourages smiles all around. When he’s not working, he enjoys looking after his Romanian rescue dog and pug. 

  • Martin



    Martin has been with Avenue Vets since 2008, and is part of the fixtures and fittings! He works predominantly at our Bingley branch, and is an avid reader in his spare time.

  • Nicky



    Nicky joined us as a nursing assistant in 1993, and after several busy years in our nursing team she moved over to our reception team to focus on family life. She has a menagerie of pets at home, including cats, dogs and rabbits!