Meet the rest of the team

Lorna Lowe

Lorna was brought up in the area and attended Oxgang Primary and Lenzie Academy. Lorna spent many years as a financial controller in Glasgow City. She returned to work in Kirkintilloch to work with us in 2001 as Practice Manager.

She loves her debits and credits and keeps the practice running by keeping us all in line!

Lorna still lives in the area and has adult twins both of whom are currently at university.

In her spare time Lorna loves her Zumba classes and socialising with friends and family and planning her next holiday somewhere exotic.

You might see her out walking locally with her mum.

Lorna Lowe at Martin Vet Centre

Anita Kirk

Anita is originally from Paisley and has now lived in Lenzie for 33 years.

She has worked with us for 25 years. In her job as a receptionist she enjoys meeting all of our patients as well as their owners at the front desk.

When she’s not at work she enjoys spending time with her family and walking her 2 Working Cocker Spaniels, Chester and Nevis.

She is also a keen birdwatcher and spends lots of time in the local area watching wildlife.

When she gets the chance Anita loves to visit the Isle of Mull and sailing around the west coast of Scotland.

Anita Kirk at Martin Vet Centre

Miriam Dalglish

Receptionist Miriam has lived in the Lenzie and Kirkintilloch area her whole life.

She has previously worked in the bank and post office in Lenzie but has been with Martin Veterinary Centre for over 18 years.

Miriam loves the interaction with the clients and meeting their pets and says she cannot imagine working for any other practice.

When not at work, Miriam spends her time walking her 2 retrievers, playing golf and bridge.

She also enjoys exploring her Italian heritage by cooking up a storm in the kitchen as well as keeping the practice going with good strong coffee.

Miriam Dalglish at Martin Vet Centre

Samantha Trengrouse

Although Samantha is the newest member of our reception staff her face may be familiar to some of you with her having lived in Lenzie for the past 26 years raising her 3 daughters.

Samantha has previously worked for the Clydesdale Bank as well as many years in the civil service.
Since joining us the different hours has allowed her more time to enjoy walking her 2 dogs; Winnie and Phyllis and looking after her “daughter’s” rabbits.

Samantha enjoys eating out and attending live concerts. In her new job with Martin Vets she says she is loving being part of a local practice and looks forward, each day, to meeting the pets and clients alike.

Samantha Trengrouse at Martin Vet Centre

Jean McEwan

Jean has worked with Martin Veterinary Centre for the last 18 years as our domestic cleaner.

She previously held jobs in whisky bond & local schools as a cleaner before joining the Martin Veterinary Centre.

Jean loves all aspects of her job & loves to know all about the animals in our care and the variety of problems they come in with.

Jean has a lovely grown up family, husband and 3 children, with 2 lovely grandchildren.

They share their home in Kirkintilloch with 3 dogs (Laddie the Labrador, rescued via Martin Veterinary Centre, Tess a border collie cross and Maisie a Jack Russell cross), a lovely Cats Protection Glasgow Adoption Centre cat called Mischa and 1 guinea pig that Jean bred at home.

Jean McEwan at Martin Vet Centre


10 Strathkelvin Place Kirkintilloch G66 1XT


Martin Veterinary Centre Ltd Telephone 0141 775 2503


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