Osborne Park Team

Vet Nurse Jade

Vet Nurse Jade

Jade started her Vet Nursing journey in 2014 straight after finishing her schooling and she hasn’t looked back! Jade started her career as a trainee animal attendant worki...

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Vet Nurse Felicity

Flick has been in the industry since she was 13 years old and has always had a passion for animals. In the last 4-years, she has discovered a love for exotic animals and has dec...

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Dr. Sam Loughridge

Dr Sam was born and raised in WA. He grew up with pet birds which developed into a passion for native Australian wildlife. Sam Volunteered at a wildlife shelter before and durin...

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Dr Shónagh

Dr Shónagh qualified with distinction from the Royal (Dick) Veterinary School of Edinburgh in 2014. In addition, Shónagh has completed a Bachelor’s degree in Neuro...

Dr Holly Yang

Dr Holly Yang

Dr Holly started working towards her dream, and she began volunteering at a small zoo in California while working as a full-time recruiter and part-time bus driver. She loved al...

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Vet Nurse Jacynta

Jacynta has been in the veterinary industry for 2 years, working with small animals predominantly as a surgical and hospital nurse. She is looking to further her education with ...

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Dr Kelly Giles

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 a number of the leadi...

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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 ...

Vet Nurse Annika

Vet Nurse Annika

Meet Annika, Veterinary Nurse I’ve always had a passion for the unusual and different, starting in Wildlife and growing into exotic pets. I love how each animal has a unique pers...
Vet Nurse Charlotte

Vet Nurse Charlotte

Charlotte has worked as a veterinary nurse for ten years and has always had an interest in exotic animals. She took a few years off to travel and has been fortunate to work with...

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Vet Nurse Jess

Jess has been working in the veterinary industry since 2005, she entered the industry as a kennel hand and vet nurse assistant at an exotic only clinic while completing her Cert...

Melissa

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...

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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, ...

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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 grum...

Murdoch Team

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Dr. Sam Loughridge

Dr Sam was born and raised in WA. He grew up with pet birds which developed into a passion for native Australian wildlife. Sam Volunteered at a wildlife shelter before and durin...

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Dr Brandon Arnell

Dr Brandon graduated from university in 2020 and immediately commenced his career with us at UPV Murdoch. He always knew that he wanted to work with exotic animals

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Vet Nurse Angela

I thoroughly enjoy surgical nursing and anaesthesia, and always try my best to ensure your pet’s stay in the clinic is as comfortable as possible.

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Vet Nurse Chelsea

Growing up with an uncle who was a vet inspired Chelsea to want to help animals. Previously working in vet clinics that see mostly dogs and cats, Chelsea is excited about her ne...

Vet Nurse Caitlin

Vet Nurse Caitlin

Vet Nurse Caitlin Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing Caitlin has always been passionate about animals and spent time volunteering at wildlife shelters which made her want to pursue ...
Vet Nurse Wynona

Vet Nurse Wyonna

Meet Wyonna, Registered Veterinary Nurse I always wanted to be a vet growing up and discovered that being a vet nurse and caring for animals was where I was supposed to be. I have ...
Vet Nurse Annika

Vet Nurse Annika

Meet Annika, Veterinary Nurse I’ve always had a passion for the unusual and different, starting in Wildlife and growing into exotic pets. I love how each animal has a unique pers...
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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...

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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,...

Amanda

Vet Nurse Amanda

Amanda is the veterinary nurse manager at our Murdoch clinic. She has recently completed her City & Guilds Veterinary Nursing the Exotic species certificate earning herself ...

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Vet Nurse Claire

I am a registered vet nurse, and being a vet nurse is not just a job it is who I am. Even as a baby and growing up I was spending all my time with animals, our own or rando...

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Vet Nurse Jami

Jami has been a Registered Veterinary Nurse since 2014. She has always had a love for all exotics, although guinea pigs are her favourite! She also has an interest in aquatic sp...

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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 d...

Peninsula Team

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Dr Lauren Williams

Dr Lauren originates from South Australia where she developed a deep passion for birds early in her childhood. She completed her veterinary studies at The University of Adelaide...

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Dr James Haberfield

James is one of only a few vets in Australia to have passed his exams to gain a Membership to the Australian and New ...

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Dr Hamish Baron

Dr Hamish Baron is one of a small handful of specialist avian veterinarians in Australia. He moved from New Zealand to study veterinary science at the University of Queensland, ...

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Dr Shane Simpson

Dr Shane Simpson is well known amongst the reptile keeping community as “The Reptile Doctor” and brings his wealth of experience in the field of reptile and amphibian medici...

Dr. Michelle Sutherland

Dr. Michelle Sutherland

Michelle moved to Australia from the UK in 2012. She has completed a residency training programme in Avian Medicine and Surgery, during which she studied with bird specialists i...

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Dr Akshata

Dr Akshata has been inspired to look after avian and exotic pets ever since her first budgerigar aviary as a child. Akshata has worked widely within Australia and spent some tim...

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Dr Kiara Simonis

Since getting her cockatiel as a child, Kiara has dreamed of being an exotics vet. She focused her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine placements on exotic animals to gain as much exp...

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Vet Nurse Daniel

Daniel has always loved animals and has been drawn toward exotic pets. Daniel started his career as a shelter animal attendant, then moved into general practice and emergency ve...

Vet Nurse Hayley Bradshaw

Vet Nurse Hayley

Meet Hayley, Casual Veterinary Nurse I am a Kiwi, born and raised in Auckland, New Zealand. I have been a passionate ‘animal person’ for as long as I can remember, and my paren...
Erin

Vet Nurse Erin

Erin started working with exotics when she was after a new challenge in her career has been lucky enough to work with some fantastic vets and nurses. She has been able to and will ...
Vet Nurse Astin

Vet Nurse Astin

Vet Nurse Astin Certificate II Animal Studies Astin’s passion for animals aspired from childhood growing up surrounded by animals including dogs, cats, rabbits and an aviary ...
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Vet Nurse Gretel

Meet Gretel, Veterinary Nurse Gretel got her first pet which was a rabbit when she was three years old, and bunnies have always been a big part of her life ever since. When she fir...
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Kennel Hand Paityn

Meet Paityn Paityn commenced working at the Unusual Pet Vets when she was 13 years old, supporting the team by assisting with cleaning and helping where needed. Two years later, Pa...
Vet Nurse Taryn

Vet Nurse Taryn

Meet Taryn, Veterinary Nurse I have always had a passion for animals and decided to make a career out of it. They say that if you love your work, you never have to work a day in yo...
Dr Amber Lee

Dr Amber Lee

Dr Amber Lee BVSc, DABVP (Avian Practice) I grew up on the Mornington Peninsula and through raising and breeding cockatiels and princess parrots realised at an early age that worki...
Alianna

Vet Nurse Alianna

Alianna moved to Melbourne in 2016 to pursue her passion in reptile and exotic veterinary medicine after finishing Bachelor of Veterinary Technology at Massey University in New Zea...
Leonie

Vet Nurse Leonie

Meet Veterinary Nurse Leonie Leonie started working in the veterinary industry in 2010 at a small animal clinic. She has always had a love for reptiles, having kept reptiles most o...

Jindalee Team

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Vet Nurse Morgan

Morgan started her nursing career in 2009 as a trainee veterinary nurse in a general practice. Once she solidified herself as a GP nurse, she broadened her skill set a...

Vet Nurse Eloise

Vet Nurse Eloise

Having always been obsessed with animals, in particular wildlife and exotic species, it is no shock that I find myself where I am today. I began n...

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Dr Joshua Llinas

Dr Josh moved to Australia from New York in 1999 after completing a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry. Here, he completed his Veterinary Science degr...

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Dr Elizabeth Jiang

Dr Liz graduated from Massey University in New Zealand in 2013 and holds a membership in Avian Health, Medicine and Surgery for Unusual Pets. She has lived in Auckland working w...

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Dr Kate McGinnis

Dr Kate earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Melbourne in 2020 and has been practicing in Queensland ever since.

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Dr Catherine Apuli

Dr Catherine has been an animal lover since she was young and has kept many types of pets over her life. She has always loved animals, however, her special interest is in birds ...

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Vet Nurse Yolande

Yolande first knew that she loved exotic animals when she spent a month volunteering in Zimbabwe at a wildlife orphanage looking after their reptiles and native birds. She has a...

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Dr Stefanie Ramsey

Dr Stefanie graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science in 2018. Before pursuing a career in veterinary medicine,...

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Vet Nurse Jayde

Veterinary Nurse Jayde began nursing in 2013 and worked in a small animal general practice for 12 months before transferring to Australia Zoo where she was the senior nurse for ...

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Vet Nurse Harry

Harry graduated from the University of Queensland in 2019 with a Bachelor of Veterinary Technology where he found a passion for exotic animals and specifically birds. Harry is a fi...
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Vet Nurse Lana

Veterinary nurse Lana, wanted to work with animals since she was a little girl and grew up with a menagerie of pets. She started vet nursing in 2011 and instantly knew this was ...

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Vet Nurse Sarah

Sarah is a veterinary nurse and has been working in the veterinary industry for around 11 years. She began her journey in the veterinary world at just 14 years old working in gener...
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Vet Nurse Aimee

Veterinary Nurse Aimee started her nursing career in 2011. Aimee has worked in general practice based mostly around the care of small companion animals for nearly 10 years. Through...

Sunshine Coast Team

Dr-Alex-Mastakov

Dr Alex Mastakov

Dr Alex Mastakov BVSc MVM FANZCVS (Avian Medicine and Surgery) I graduated from James Cook University in 2013 and worked in a variety of veterinary practices in QLD and NSW  (...
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Dr Patrick Jones

Dr Patrick Jones BVSc MANZCVS (Avian Medicine and Surgery) Having grown up in Cairns I have been a lover of nature and an avid birdwatcher since a young age. Upon graduating from v...
Dr-Sasha-Miles

Dr Sasha Miles

Dr Sasha Miles BVSc (Hons) MANZCVS (Avian Health, Medicine and Surgery of Unusual Pets) Sasha knew she wanted to be a vet from a very early age, about three years old! Her parents ...
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Vet Nurse Rhiannan

I was lucky enough to grow up on acreage surrounded by animals and began my time in the industry in a small family-owned clinic 5 years ago. During my time in the clinic, I’ve...

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Nurse Manager Linda

Meet Linda, Nurse Manager Cert IV VN, Bachelor of Business Management (Human Resources) Linda began veterinary nursing in 2011 and worked in general practice for 5 years before ach...
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Vet Nurse Amber

Meet Vet Nurse Amber Cert IV in Veterinary Nursing and BSc in Environmental Biology I started studying Vet Nursing halfway through my bachelor’s degree as a way to complement my ...
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Vet Nurse Cassidie

Meet Vet Nurse Cassidie Bachelor of Veterinary Technology (Hons) I have always wanted to work in the industry of vet and vet nursing and when I started at uni I found my passion fo...

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Keeley – Kennel Hand

I have always had a passion for animals. After obtaining a wildlife license and adopting my first rabbit, my passion steered towards exotic pets.

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Keanu – Kennel Hand

I’ve always known I’ve wanted to work with animals from a young age because growing up our house was always occupied with our pets so my love for them and working with them ...

Ellen

Vet Nurse Ellen

I am a current veterinary student at the University of Melbourne. I have a special interest in rabbits and guinea pigs, but love all exotic pets!

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Vet Nurse Connor

I have been interested in the weird and wonderful from a young age. I always desired to work with animals that many others held apprehension for. As a uni student, I threw mysel...

Vet Nurse Zoe

Vet Nurse Zoe

I am a Veterinary Nurse with a passion for learning everything there is to know about the animal world. I began my career working with dogs and cats while keeping a keen eye and...

Dr Sharon Tsim

Dr Sharon Tsim

When I was a kid, I loved watching National Geographic and I was very fascinated with all kinds of animals. Since then, I have decided to become a vet which I can be surrounded ...

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Dr Zoe Feigen

Dr Zoe decided to become a vet at the age of seven when their first rabbit Miffy became ill, declaring that they would ‘fix all the bunnies’.  After studying at the Uni...

Nurse Manager Sharn

Nurse Manager Sharn

Sharn is a senior nurse at Melbourne Rabbit Clinic, with her Certificate IV in veterinary nursing and over ten years of nursing experience under her belt. Sharn has been part of...

Nurse Shayne

Vet Nurse Shayne

Shayne has grown up always knowing she wanted to work with animals, and as such, she has completed a Bachelor of Animal and Veterinary Bioscience and is currently completing a B...

Evana

Evana – Practice Manager

Coming from a diverse background managing across multiple industries, Evana joined the MRC team in October 2020. She loves spending her spare time in the gym or out exploring ne...

Katrina - Receptionist

Katrina – Receptionist

Having grown up on a ‘mini farm’ in Menzies Creek (with rabbits and guinea pigs) and having a vet as a father, Katrina has always had a keen interest and love for animals an...

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Dr Cathy Wong

Dr Cathy Wong graduated from the University of Queensland and has since moved away from the rabbit-less state. She started her first job as a new graduate in central NSW, where ...

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Dr Lydia Xu

Dr Lydia’s love of small pocket pets started at an early age and she grew up with a few rabbits and guinea pigs. Lydia graduated in 2009 from The University of Melbourne with ...

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Dr James Haberfield

James is one of only a few vets in Australia to have passed his exams to gain a Membership to the Australian and New ...

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Dr Lara Hueston

Dr Lara graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2013 and has been working in the UK since, predominantly with exotics, zoo and small animals. After 8 years, she’s fi...

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Vet Nurse Juniper

Juniper loves the constant discovery and innovation found in the exotics veterinary field and enjoys the diversity of both her patients and their owners.

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