Nicky Poore CertEd NPQH

June 3, 2021


I am Emma’s Mum! Having had a career in teaching for 33 years, of which the last 15 were as a Headteacher and School Improvement Partner, I retired at the end of 2012. However, never one to stand still for long, I soon realised that I needed a new challenge. In 2013 I opened my own successful educational consultancy business.

When Emma dropped the bombshell that she wanted to open her own practice, after first picking myself up off the floor, I worked closely with her to found and develop the STAR Vet Clinic, a truly family run business.

When I’m not busy with the financial management of the practice, I enjoy drinking hot chocolate after long walks with JJ, our beautiful black lab, as well as pottering around in the garden and reading.


Clinical Director & Veterinary Surgeon

I qualified as a Vet in 2005 from Cambridge Vet School. I previously read for a Zoology degree at Cardiff University, before fulfilling my dream and getting into Vet School.

Once in practice I developed a passion for pain management and rehabilitation. I have undertaken extensive training and further certification in canine rehabilitation and sports medicine, and chronic pain management including acupuncture. Read more about STAR Rehab.

In my spare time I like to read books, meet with friends, walk my adopted 7-year-old black Labrador called JJ, and grow my own fruit and veg.

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