Stacie Matthews RVN
Stacie has been our head nurse here at Evolution since 2012. As head nurse, she not only looks after and trains our nurses and nursing students, but also keeps an eye on the vets! Stacie is an avid moviegoer and enthusiastic reader. She enjoys socialising with her Evolution colleagues as well as spending time with her son, and her dog, Grace.
Danielle Burke RVN
Danielle started working at Evolution Animal Care in September 2015 and completed her nurse training here, qualifying as a registered veterinary nurse in 2017. She has three dogs and three horses, one of which she enjoys competing in show jumping with.
Bronte Stephenson RVN
Bronte joined the Evolution team in November 2015 and qualified from The College of Animal Welfare in Leeds in January 2017. Bronte particularly enjoys diabetic clinics, anaesthesia and post-operative and critical care, and would like to further her skills in radiography and dentistry. She is a clinical coach which means that she can support and guide students through their nurse training. Bronte lives in East Yorkshire with her three-legged dog nicknamed Moo Moo who she loves to take walking and swimming on the weekends.
Leighanna Tuplin RVN IABTC
Leighanna joined Evolution in 2012. She started her career after attending Bishop Burton College where she completed her level three diploma in animal management before going on to do the IABTC (Instructor Behaviour Training Certificate) at a boarding establishment. Leighanna’s career has continued to progress since joining the practice and she is now a qualified veterinary nurse. She also runs weekly training classes and monthly puppy parties which she thoroughly enjoys. Away from work Leighanna loves spending time with her own dogs, especially gundog training.
Ellena Arnstein RVN
Elle began working at Evolution Animal Care in 2019 after moving back to the UK from Austria. She completed her nurse training here and qualified as a veterinary nurse from the Leeds College of Animal Welfare in March 2021. Outside of work she loves reading, baking and hiking with her Slovakian rescue dog Bella.