Following 2 years as Clinical Director for the RSPCA, he founded his first clinic aged 29. He conceived the business and brand. He dealt with location, procurement, design and project managed the renovations of the initial and subsequent premises.
Initially himself and one other member of staff he helped grow the company to a four centre practice, with over 40 employees and a multi-million-pound turnover. He was involved, on a daily basis with Marketing, Human Resources, and all internal and external contract negotiations, aided by obtaining his certificate in Veterinary Business Management from the University of Liverpool.