After graduating with a BSc in Zoology and a Post-graduate
Diploma in Psychology, Nick Sutton started his career in 2002
at the Animal Health Divisional Office at DEFRA. He joined the
Veterinary Poisons Information Service in 2004 as a Specialist in
Poisons Information and has published papers on a variety of
subjects, including permethrin poisoning in cats,Vitis vinifera
(grapes, raisins, currants and sultanas) toxicity in dogs, adder
envenomation and canine slug pellet poisoning. Nick regularly
lectured to a range of audiences, including pet owners, veterinary
and forensics students, veterinarians and veterinary nurses.
In 2012 Nick joined the Kennel Club as a Health Information
Officer and after helping gain UKAS accreditation for the Assured
Breeder Scheme, he now helps develop health related initiatives,
online health tools and information resources for dog breeders,
veterinary professionals and puppy buyers.