Michelle founded Street Paws in April 2016 working with a local group in Newcastle who provided food, she saw dogs at the outreach and wondered what she could do to help. As she was working as a veterinary practice manager she was able to recruit a team of volunteers. Working for the charity full time Michelle has expanded the team further across the UK and has even bigger plans for the future.
Natasha is our Specialist Advisor, supporting us with charity governance and funding. She is based in the North East and runs her own business development consultancy, Candour Collaborations, through which she has helped organisations of all shapes and sizes win over £150m of funding.
Caroline qualified from the University of Edinburgh in 2010 and since then has been working for Westway Vets in Newcastle Upon Tyne. She now works as a Clinical Director within this practice. Caroline has a strong interest in medicine and last year achieved a post-graduate certificate in small animal medicine. She is currently Chairperson of the medicine board of VetPartners.
Rachel is our trustee and coordinator for Manchester. She is an RVN with a wealth of experience including canine behaviour, behaviour consulting at Soi Dog Foundation and teaching canine first aid.
Rachel helped set up operations in Manchester and provides support to the team in her area.
Rebecca is a student veterinary nurse and Street Paws trustee who leads and coordinates the team in Newcastle. Rebecca has been involved in charity work for several years and joined Street Paws in January 2017.
Rebecca is passionate about the charity and is invaluable in her many fundraising ideas and activities.
Fiona is our trustee who leads and coordinates the teams in York and Leeds. Fiona is a Senior Veterinary Receptionist and joined York Street Paws at the very beginning in February 2017.
Fiona attends the monthly outreach and supports the veterinary team and volunteers in her areas., Wakefield
Leah is a First Class Business Graduate Newcastle trustee and Secretary. Leah provides business support to the charity, which has been instrumental and invaluable to Street Paws.
Leah attends monthly outreach in Newcastle.
Sue is a Newcastle Street Paws trustee. Sue is a KCAI CD A* certified dog behaviourist with certificates in canine psychology and is a member of the association of pet dog trainers UK.
Sue's passion to help the homeless began many years ago in Ireland and she was keen to be a part of the board of trustees after judging our annual charity dog show.
Jackie is our Treasurer and she works in the NHS. As we apply for registered charity status she will continue to support the whole team
Nichi is our coordinator for the Cardiff area. She is Practice Manager at Valley Vets and joined the Street Paws team as she was keen to launch an outreach in her area. Nichi and the team have already launched a second outreach a 'Breakfast Run' with the team at The Wallich, alongside the outreach at The Huggard.
Lucy lives in the Blackpool area with her husband small boy and 3 dogs. She works in the veterinary nursing department at Myerscough College and locums at weekends. Following a shift in Liverpool Lucy met a dog called Shep and his owner who we rough sleeping near to the practice. She was positive that she could do more to help and found Street Paws online that night. Lucy is leading the teams in Blackpool and Lancaster
Lots of future locations planned for 2018 keep checking the website for updates
426-428 West Road
Newcastle Upon Tyne
132 Austhorpe Road
180 Merthyr Road
341 Oldham Road