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Elaine Pendlebury

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Areas of Interest

Environment and Agriculture

Honorary Award

Honorary Degree of Writtle University College


Elaine Pendlebury worked as a small animal veterinary surgeon for nearly 40 years. She spent all of her career with PDSA animal charity where, in addition to clinical work, she educated adults and young people on the importance of responsible pet ownership. Elaine’s writing and her radio and television appearances highlighted vital animal welfare issues and she worked with government departments on various tasks, such as the development of Codes of Practice relating to the Animal Welfare Act. 

Additionally, Elaine generously dedicated her time and professional expertise to support students at Writtle University College.