Frances Downing and Heide Klöppel

Frances Downing


RCVS and European Veterinary Specialist in Anaesthesia and Analgesia

Fran graduated from Liverpool University in 2007 and spent two years working in a busy mixed animal practice in Lancashire. Fran returned to Liverpool University in 2010 to undertake an internship in small animal anaesthesia prior to commencing a residency in Veterinary Anaesthesia at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies.  Fran moved to Davies Veterinary Specialists in 2013 and has been working within the anaesthesia department since then.  Fran is a RCVS & European Veterinary Specialist in Anaesthesia and Analgesia.

Heide Klöppel

MRCVS Dr. med. Vet. CertVA

Heide Klöppel graduated from the vet school in Hanover, Germany in 2002 and moved to Switzerland where she completed her doctoral thesis at the University of Berne and also developed an interest in anaesthesia and analgesia. Heide undertook an internship at the University of Vienna, followed by a residency in anaesthesia and analgesia at the Animal Health Trust and gained her RCVS certificate in 2008. She moved to Australia and worked at the University Veterinary Teaching Hospital Sydney. Heide joined the anaesthesia team at Davies Veterinary Specialists in January 2014.