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Meet the Team

Ruth Gloster MVB MRCVS - Veterinary Surgeon

Ruth has worked for the Goddard Veterinary Group since 2010, becoming the branch vet in Putney in 2012. She qualified from Dublin in 2006 and worked in small animal practice in Newcastle upon Tyne as well as working in Australia for a while before joining us. Ruth enjoys all aspects of general practice and has completed a Certificate in Small Animal Medicine.  Ruth is an Official Veterinarian [OV] which means that she is authorised to issue pet passports and complete export health certificates. Outside of work Ruth keeps herself very active - triathlon is her main hobby and she is a regular on the London Marathon start line.

Lu Dong BVSc MRCVS (OV) - Veterinary Surgeon

Lu qualified from the University of Sydney in 2010 and has worked at the Putney branch on Thursdays since 2016.  Lu is originally from Australia and has a wide range of experience working in first opinion practices both in London and Sydney.  Lu joins the Goddard Group from an award-winning, small animal clinic in Sydney and prior to this, when she used to live in London, she was at a reputable local clinic in Notting Hill for several years.  Lu is always available to speak to her clients and is dedicated to providing the best possible care for her patients.  She feels a particular bond with her feline patients and her special interests lie in feline medicine and dermatology.  As a Ministry appointed Official Veterinarian (OV) Lu is authorised to issue pet passports and pet export certificates.  Away from the surgery Lu enjoys travel, skiing and spending time with her other half and very spoilt rescue cat, Angel.


Caroline Ferri - Registered Veterinary Nurse

Caroline joined the Goddard Group in 2013 as a Ward Assistant at the Stone Lion Hospital, after obtaining a degree in Zoology and a Masters degree in Wild Animal Biology.  Caroline had previously worked as a keeper at the London Zoo primarily based with the penguins and helped to hand raise many birds and other little critters.  Caroline transferred to the team at Putney and qualified as an RVN in 2016.  Caroline has a rather spoilt cat at home and an enormous goldfish who is just as greedy and demanding as the cat!

Csilla Bogaru - Student Veterinary Nurse

Csilla joined the Goddard Group in January 2016, initially working as a Ward Assistant at our Wimbledon hospital.  She has a degree in psychology and has spent time travelling and teaching English.  Csilla is currently studying to gain her veterinary nurse qualification and has a great passion for dogs and hopes to finally own one of her own when she has more time.


Eloisa Adams - Veterinary Care Assistant

Eloisa transferred to the Putney branch in 2017 having previously worked at our surgery in Kingston and as a Ward Assistant at Stone Lion Veterinary Hospital.  She joined the Goddard Group after finishing college where she achieved a Level 3 Extended Diploma in Animal Management.  Elisa achieved her Veterinary Care Assistant qualification in 2017 and now hopes to continue her training and eventually qualify as a Registered Veterinary Nurse  Eloisa owns a Beagle called Marloe, a ginger cat called Mango and a bearded dragon called Murphy.