Tina McAdam

Tina McAdam is the centre manager, a qualified Veterinary Physiotherapist, canine hydrotherapist and fully insured member of IRVAP (Institute of Registered Veterinary and Animal Physiotherapists). Tina carried out her physiotherapy training with CEPT (Canine and Equine Physiotherapy Training) and is able to treat both large and small animals under veterinary referral. Tina is also a qualified ICAT (Institute of Complementary Animal Therapies) Canine Massage Therapist and holds a level three certificate in small animal hydrotherapy. Tina has worked with a variety of animals for over 20 years, in particular equines and canines. She has a keen interest in the rehabilitation of canines following orthopaedic surgery. Tina also specialises in treating canine athletes such as agility dogs and competes in the sport of dog agility herself. She currently owns three dogs, Border Collies – ‘Will and Cruz’ and her daughter’s Jackapoo ‘Lilly’.

Tina also holds a Clinical Educator’s Certificate and helps to train Veterinary Physiotherapy Students both at Nottingham University and on placement at Carnfield Hydro.


Dr Audra Hurst

Audra is a qualified Veterinary Physiotherapist and Hydrotherapist and fully insured member of IRVAP (Institute of Registered Veterinary and Animal Physiotherapists). Audra became interested in canine rehabilitation, changing career to train as a physiotherapist, after her agility dog was injured and physiotherapy and hydrotherapy were key to her recovery. Audra has competed at a number of canine sports, and is very interested in injury prevention and conditioning. She also has a major soft spot for the canine oldies! Currently Audra has two dogs, Cara and Pedro, and trains them in agility, hoopers, obedience and scentwork.

Audra works part time at Carnfield, and the rest of the time runs Cara Canine Physio, a mobile canine physiotherapy covering North Derbyshire

Photo courtesy of Tony Minnet Photography

Ken Gumbley

Ken is a qualified canine hydrotherapist and joined the team at Carnfield in July 2015. Ken has a passion for working with dogs and has spent much of his time working with German Shepherd dogs, training in field and trials in Germany for Schutzhund titles.