The Team

All veterinary surgeons and nurses work between our surgeries. We have dedicated reception staff at all branches.

Directors

John Wakefield

John Wakefield

MVB, MRCVS

Director

John qualified in Dublin and has been a partner since 1991.

Matt Tyler

Matt Tyler

BVetMed, MRCVS

Director

Matt graduated from Royal Veterinary College (London) in 1999 and joined the practice as an assistant vet in October of that year, becoming a partner in 2004.

John

Jonathan Harwood

BVetMed, Cert CHP, MRCVS

Director

Jonathan qualified from the Royal Veterinary College in 1986. Following an association with St Peter’s Vets Ltd extending over twenty years, Jonathan joined the partnership in 2010.

Tristan Shanks

Tristan Shanks

BVetMed, MRCVS

Director

Tristan graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2001 and since then has worked in general mixed practices in the south of England.

A full 24 hour emergency service is provided 365 days a year with at least one veterinary surgeon and nurse from our practice on call for emergencies.

You will always be seen at our main surgery in Petersfield where we can access your pet’s history and have all diagnostic equipment readily available.

  • Petersfield Tel:01730 266431
  • Horndean Tel: 023 9259 2526
  • Liss Tel: 01730 894222
John Wakefield

John Wakefield

John qualified in Dublin and has been a partner since 1991.

John has specialised in small animal work and has been responsible for the computerisation at Petersfield and Horndean surgeries. He has a particular interest in radiology and orthopaedic surgery.

An ambition is to continue to develop and expand the facilities and service this practice can offer to our clients.

John is married to Niamh and they have three children - Ben, David and Catherine and a pet dog, 'Rufus'. His outside interests include sport, including water-skiing and rugby ("It hurts too much to play anymore!), and being Governor of Petersfield Infants School.

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Matt Tyler

Matt Tyler

Matt is SPVG's most recent partner in the practice. He graduated from the Royal Veterinary College (London) in 1999 and joined the practice as an Assistant Veterinary Surgeon in October of that year, becoming a partner in July 2004. He enjoys most areas of veterinary medicine but has a particular interest In ultrasonography (diagnostic imaging in which ultrasound is used to image an intemal body structure) and endoscopy (visual inspection of intemal organs).

Matt lives in Petersfield with his wife, Jo, who is also a Vet. They have two sons, James and Zachary.

When not at work, Matt enjoys walking his dog, playing cricket and squash (especially when he beats John Wakefield) and socialising with friends.

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Jonathan Harwood

Jonathan Harwood

Jonathan Harwood first visited St Peter’s Vets Ltd in the days when he was in short trousers. He qualified from the Royal Veterinary College in 1986 and settled in the Petersfield area three years later. Following an association with St Peter’s Vets Ltd extending over twenty years, Jonathan joined the partnership in 2010.

Jonathan is interested in all aspects of modern companion animal practice and is responsible for the practice’s branch surgery at Liss.

He lives in Petersfield and is married to Sue and has three children. He has a young dog called Jess who keeps him exercised and he also helps care for his son’s Corn Snake.

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Tristan Shanks

Tristan Shanks

Tristan graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2001 and since then has worked in general mixed practices in the south of England. In 2006 he decided to work in small animal practice as he enjoys all aspects of this work.

In his spare time Tristan enjoys walking his two dogs, watching and participating in numerous sports, travelling and spending time with friends and family.

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