Alys graduated with a BSc (Hons) degree in Animal Science from the University of Reading in 2012. She has gained experience working in a variety of canine and equine establishments, including working alongside a Veterinary Surgeon in Peru, working with a dog trainer at a hydrotherapy centre in Mid Wales, work at riding schools in Shropshire and Gloucestershire and working as Kennel Manager at Lucy Pet Carer, Royal Wootton Bassett (doggy day care).
Alys obtained a Masters in Veterinary Physiotherapy at Harper Adams University. She is fully insured and has been a practising member of the National Association of Veterinary Physiotherapists (NAVP) since 2016. After graduating, Alys worked at Dick White Referrals for 2 years as a small animal physiotherapist and hydrotherapist, working predominantly with neurological patients following spinal surgery. She then went on to set up the in house physiotherapy service at Eastcott referrals in Swindon, which she continues to manage a team of 3 physiotherapists and treat both dogs and cats. In February 2021 Alys completed a level 2 in Canine Osteopathy from Animal Osteopathy International, and now incorporates Osteopathic techniques within her treatments, providing a more thorough and holistic approach (Association of Animal Osteopaths)
Alys treats both large and small animals, and is passionate about doing a job she loves. She is keen to be up to date with current research by attending regular courses and continual professional development days. Alys is a mum of one human, two dogs and five ducks, as well as being a keen horsewoman and has a particular ongoing interest in neurology.