Fred Elliott, Receptionist

Meet Fred Elliott!

What is your job title in Cara Vets?

I am the Receptionist here in Cara Vet Group.

What made you want to be part of the veterinary world?

Vickie our Practice Manager offered me the job and the rest is history.

When did you join Cara Vets?


What do you do?

Answer phones and deal with clients.

Any qualifications / achievements?

BA Honours Classics

What do you love about your job?

The team and clients

Who is one of your most memorable patients and why?

We have an African Grey Parrot that comes in occasionally and would put a docker to shame with its foul, vulgar language! Honest! Also a great a mimic!

Your pets' names and breeds?

How did you meet your pets?

We rescued him from Ash Rescue Centre in Wicklow

What made you pick them, or maybe why did they pick you?

His adorable face and his sad, abused background.

When did your pet come to live with you?


What does your pet enjoy doing and where?

Walking! Listening for the fridge door opening or the unwrapping of food products. Doesn't like popcorn or bananas.

Any funny quirks / lazy / energetic things they do?

Hates certain Christmas carols (Felice Navidad). Loves to snuggle up on the couch beside family.