Meet the team

Louise Tuck – Community Outreach Manager

Louise has been working for Wood Green for over seven years. She spent the first three years working through many aspects of our dog section before moving over to the Community Engagement Team in May 2010. Her role is to promote responsible pet ownership within the local community and provide education opportunities for animal care students and her time spent on the Outreach Team has enabled her to extend on her previous training and provided her with a well-rounded knowledge of all of the species rehomed by Wood Green. Louise has a BSc in Veterinary Health Studies, has completed a PTTLS course, is a qualified SQP and is currently studying for an Advanced Diploma in Canine Behaviour Management.

Hayley King – Community Engagement Officer

Hayley has been working for Wood Green’s Community Engagement Team since its commencement in 2007, being involved in its initial strategy and watching the department grow. Prior to working at Wood Green Hayley was a primary school teacher in an urban area of Northampton following her graduation from the University of Northampton with a BA (hons) and QTS in Education. Her involvement in working with families, including as a teacher governor, led her to pursue a career combining her desire to support people and her passion for animal welfare. Hayley is a qualified SQP and has a completed a course as an Animal Nursing Assistant.

Emma Midgley – Community Outreach Assistant

Emma has completed with distinction a National Diploma in Animal Care before moving into Veterinary Nursing, becoming fully registered April 2003 after completing her training at Wood Green. Following this she got a foundation certificate in herpetology and completed a hydrotherapy course and in 2004 she passed a surgical nursing procedures course. After 6 months away from Wood Green working at an exotic specialist practice in Cambridge she came back to Wood Green, took part in a Hill’s veterinary Nutrition Adviser Programme, undertook Reiki and Animal Healing training. Over the next few years she attended courses in Acupressure, Introduction to Veterinary Physiotherapy, Introduction to Small Animal Rehabilitation and attended a course on clinical coach training. In April 2014 she made the decision to come out of nursing and moved to the community Engagement Team to bring all her knowledge and experience together to educate and help others.