About to start a family but keen to continue developing her career, Rachel Langridge found her ideal employer in Vets Now. Here she tells how moving to the business enabled her to enhance her clinical skills while also developing as a manager.

I’m something of a rare breed when it comes to vets.

The reason I say this is I was in my first job for six years rather than the all too common six months. I joined a genuinely mixed practice in January 2006 as I believed this was the best way to keep using all the skills I’d learned at university and apply them across a range of scenarios.

I was well supported and loved the James Heriot lifestyle of driving between farms and seeing the countryside as my office. I also enjoyed both routine and out-of-hours small animal cases.