Balcatta Clinic

Welcome to the Unusual Pet Vets Balcatta

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P: (08) 6318 5333
A: 59 Erindale Rd
Balcatta, Western Australia 6021

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Monday-Friday: 8:30am-6:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-5:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-4:00pm
Public Holidays: Closed

Meet the Local Team


Dr. James Haberfield

Meet Dr James Haberfield, BSc, BVMS, PGCBM MANZCVS (Unusual Pets), MANZCVS (Avian Health) Dr James is the founder of the Unusual Pet Vets and is one of only a handful of vets in Au...

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Dr. Sam Loughridge

Sam is a Murdoch University graduate that excelled in exotic animal medicine and surgery. He has extensive experience working with a range of birds, reptiles and small mammals. He ...

Dr. Kelly Giles

Meet Dr Kelly Giles Bsc BVMSc Dr Kelly graduated from Murdoch University and has a special interest in birds but loves all other exotic animals too! She has spent time working with...


Dr. Katrina Wood

Dr Katrina (Kat) graduated from Murdoch University. After spending several years in small animal practice, she is currently undertaking a residency in Zoo and Wildlife Medicine at ...


Dr. Marianne Morkos

Marianne is originally from New York and has trained with unusual pets all around Australia and the world! She has fallen in love with Perth and we now are proud to call her part o...

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Dr. Luke Bradley

Luke is a vet who graduated from Melbourne University. He moved to Perth to follow his dream of working with the unusual species that we see. Luke grew up with a large menagerie of...

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Dr. Lucinda Lam

Lucinda graduated from Murdoch University and has a great passion for unusual pets. She has spent time working with avian and small mammal specialists from Australia, Hong Kong, Ne...


Vet Nurse Jess

Jess is the veterinary nurse manager at our Balcatta clinic. She has been working as a vet nurse with exotic animals for many years and is very passionate about and dedicated ...


Vet Nurse Melissa

Melissa (aka Lissy) is a registered veterinary nurse who is currently studying for an additional qualification in nursing exotic species. Lissy loves all exotic animals, but has a ...


Vet Nurse Ashleigh

Ash has always had a strong interest in all things weird and wonderful, and has worked at many exotic only vet clinics, zoos and wildlife facilities. She has a particular interest ...


Vet Nurse Liina

Liina has a genuine passion for all sorts of unusual pets and is so glad to be able to work with them. Before becoming a vet nurse, she completed animal studies at Taronga Zoo, a n...


Vet Nurse Alysia

Alysia has always had a passion for exotic animals, especially all things creepy crawly and scaly. She is currently owned by several pythons, lizards and frogs as well as a grumpy ...


Vet Nurse Bekki

Bekki started working at our Balcatta clinic in September 2017 and is ecstatic to be a part of the Unusual Pet Vets team. Bekki has always had a passion for working with exotic ani...


Vet Nurse Jen

Jen is very excited to be working as part of the team at Unusual Pet Vets, especially working with so many amazing species every day! At home she has two very spoilt dwarf lop bunn...


Vet Nurse Sita

Sita is a registered veterinary nurse with a background in wildlife rehabilitation. She has always been passionate about exotics and while she loves all the species we see she does...

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