Tracie Paris-Oakes

Tracie leads the Pet Care Advisor team at Pets Place in Stowmarket where she enjoys daily contact with clients and their pets. Tracie loves animals and has looked after a variety of pets over the years, from horses and goats to chickens and geese. She currently has two rescued cats and two pugs, one of whom was an abandoned stray that she personally nursed back to health.

Lisa Murati

A member of the Pets Place team since 2006, Lisa enjoys taking part in the day to day care of our resident guinea pigs, degus and conures as well as helping clients choose the correct products for their pets. Lisa keeps cats as well as a few pet chickens and is always keen to help clients find the right pets.

Joanne Starmer

Jo has grown up around animals, both large and small and joined the practice to train to be a Pet Care Advisor. She shares her time between administration and Pets Place and enjoys work in just about every part of the practice.

Sue Rochford

Sue joined the practice in spring of 2016 and is based at our Stowmarket branch, working between the office, reception and the pet shop.Growing up locally on a mixed family farm, Sue was always surrounded by a variety of animals and birds, large and small, and has had an assortment of family pets too. Sue lives locally with her husband, children and black Labrador Ruby.

Wendy Porley

Wendy joined our reception team in 2003 and is now a valued long standing employee. Wendy enjoys the variety of working at our different surgeries and also within Pets Place. Wendy has had an assortment of pets over the years and currently shares her home with Daisy, a border collie and a guinea-pig called Hamish. Wendy loves spending time with her family that includes two grandsons, who love to help with walking Daisy and playing Frisbee with her!

Laurie Standen

Laurie had previously worked in retail positions and volunteered as a Special Constable before joining the client services team within Pets Place. Laurie’s customer service experience with helping members of the public and her strong passion for animals makes this career path perfect for her. Laurie has pets of her own, including a farm kitten that she hand-reared.