We are along established small animal practice in Sheffield. Your pets are our priority and our skilled team of veterinarians and vet nurses are dedicated to providing the highest quality care for your animals. Because we love animals and strive to provide excellent continuity of care, we are open seven days a week and have access to 24-hour emergency care.
After growing up in Northern Ireland, Sinead moved to England to study at the University of Liverpool. After graduation, she worked for a practice in Halifax, and then moved to a practice in Chesterfield. Sinead joined the Hunters Bar team in 2017. Sinead adores all aspects of her job, especially meeting new clients and patients, and she loves how varied her days can be.
Sinead lives with her partner and his two spaniels; Bo and Finn. She loves being outdoors and likes walking and camping in all weathers. She also enjoys climbing, aerial silks and aerial hoop.
Katie Blackburn BVSc BSc MRCVS
Katie qualified from Bristol University in 2008, having undertaken a previous degree in zoology in Liverpool. She worked in two practices in North and East Yorkshire before coming home to Sheffield in 2014 to the practice where she had been inspired to study vet science (by our very own Anita Fox!). Katie is very interested in medical cases and is currently studying towards her certificate in advanced veterinary practice. When not at work she spends her time with her young daughter, two Whippets, Womble and Dobby and her two Maine Coon cats, Roger and Colin.
Mike Burke BVetMed MRCVS
Mike graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in London in 2002. His first veterinary jobs were in his native United States (the NEW England) but, after five years missing the old England, he came back. Mike has been practicing in the UK since 2007 and has a keen interest in medicine, though enjoys all aspects of small animal practice. He is pal to two lovely Lurchers, Fionn (AKA Fiondlebumps Humpty Pants) and Brigh (AKA Brighdelbaumella). He also has a cuddly (overweight) British shorthair named Bubba and two small monkeys - disguised as young human children. Away from the veterinary world he enjoys rambling the British countryside with his family, as well as a bit of creative writing.
Anita Fox BVSc MRCVS
After graduating from Liverpool University Anita worked in small animal practice in Leeds for seven years and joined the Hunters Bar team in 1988. She enjoys all aspects of internal medicine and loves getting to know the pets and their families.
Anita lives locally with her family and two very lively but lovable Border Terriers, Bramble and Willow. Her hobbies are knitting, baking, reading, watching football and long walks with her dogs.
Kristin Groenvold BVMS MVS (Cons. Med.) MRCVS
Kristin qualified from Murdoch University in Australia in 2007. She spent the next decade working in Hong Kong; first with small animals, then later as a zoo and aquarium vet. She has a Master's degree in conservation medicine and is currently undertaking further studies in ultrasonography and aquatic animal health; though she enjoys all aspects of veterinary practice. In 2017 she moved to Sheffield with her adventure cat Sophie, and joined our practice shortly afterwards. In her spare time she enjoys volunteering at the local wildlife shelter, hiking, reading and playing the cello.
Caroline Munroe BVetMed MRCVS
Caroline has been working at the Hunters Bar since 2016. She graduated in 1993 from the Royal Veterinary College, London and has worked for over twenty years in small animal practice - the first ten years or so in the south of the UK including some time travelling overseas and some veterinary work in New Zealand. In 2005 she moved up to Sheffield where she and her vet husband ran their own veterinary practice for six years. She has a three year old daughter and a cat called Blackie and is currently working part-time. Her veterinary interests are internal medicine, especially feline medicine, and teaching/coaching. Away from work she loves being outdoors, climbing, snowboarding and hiking.