We are a Small Animal Hospital in Canterbury, first established in 1880. We are passionate about animals and our skilled team of veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses are dedicated to providing the highest quality care for your animals.
Dan graduated from Cambridge University in 2008 and has worked in companion animal practice in Kent since then. He joined Barton Veterinary Hospital in 2014 and completed his Certificate of Advanced Practice in 2018. He was subsequently awarded Advanced Practitioner status in Diagnostic Imaging by the RCVS in 2019. He is especially interested in CT and ultrasound scanning and acts as our radiation protection supervisor as well as an Official Veterinarian (OV). Dan took over as Clinical Director of Barton Veterinary Hospital in 2018. Outside of the practice Dan is kept busy by his two young children and their three cats.
Axelle Derie BSc MVetMed MRCVS
Axelle joined the Barton Veterinary Hospital team in October 2018 after graduating in July earlier that year with great distinction from Ghent University, Belgium. Axelle has a particular interest in cardiology. She has a black Labrador called Gex and three horses; Lucky, Tchoumi and Dorito at her family home in Belgium. In her free time Axelle enjoys horse riding and travelling.
Christopher J.L Little BVMS PhD DVC FRCVS
Chris qualified from the University of Glasgow way back in 1981. He spent part of his early career in academia where he developed interests in internal medicine, ear disease and especially in cardiology. He has published widely and is now a Fellow of the RCVS (Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons). Chris gained the RCVS Diploma in Veterinary Cardiology in 2001. Chris has owned many pets: cats, dogs and small furies such as guinea-pigs. He currently has two dogs; a Lurcher called Tallulah and a scruffy cross-bred Terrier called Jemima.