Louise Barnes


Professional Bio

Louise qualified from Bristol University in 2005 and spent the first five years of her working life in Lancashire treating a mixture of farm animals, horses and pets. After moving to Cambridgeshire to be closer to family, she worked in a large hospital practice looking after small animals only, with a special passion for dermatology (a subject in which she achieved a further qualification during 2016). Louise is currently locuming as a small animal vet, alongside writing articles for pet owners.

Louise has two young daughters and enjoys nothing more than exploring the countryside with them, sharing a mutual love of nature and wildlife (especially bugs!). She plays the piano and cello to relax, and has performed with several orchestras over the years.

Qualified vet Louise Barnes is a pet writer at The Veterinary Content Company

Louise’s Pets

Over the years Louise has kept pets of all shapes and sizes, including stick insects, rats, chickens, rabbits, dogs and cats.

“I enjoy researching topics, and helping to deliver information to inform and empower pet guardians to make the best choices for their companions”

Some fun facts

Favourite animal


Coffee or tea?

Tea (lots of!)

Favourite ice cream

Mint choc chip!

My Work

Here you can see my recent work.

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