Dr Rory Cowlam, better known as Rory the Vet, is a graduate from the Royal Veterinary College and now a member of the Neighbourhood Vet practice based in south east London. Rory's approach and ethos is centred around education and communication and changing the perception of vets, building a wider knowledge for the general public of the care and health of animals. Rory was nominated for Vet of the Year at the 2018 and 2019 Animal Star Awards and is actively involved with the RSPCA and the Dog's Trust. He is also an ambassador of the charity project Streetvet. A charismatic and much loved personality, Rory presents The Pets Factor on CBBC and has regular guest spots on Blue Peter, BBC Breakfast and Lorraine.