Our Nurses

Our team of nurses are highly motivated, friendly and have completed or are currently completing studies in veterinary nursing and animal care. Many years of experience enables our nurses to offer professional advice on any questions that you may have. Advanced training in areas such as oral hygiene, nutrition, reproduction, anaesthesia and preventative health means they can provide accurate and concise information to you.

Lisa

Veterinary Nurse – Head Nurse

Lisa started her veterinary nursing career with us in 2007. She has a proud owner of a Saint Bernard called McKenzie. After working in a pet shop, Lisa decided to become a veterinary nurse in order to work more closely with animals. She particularly enjoys looking after the hospitalised patients. Lisa is quite partial to the colour yellow and outside of work she plays hockey competitively.

 

Susan

Veterinary Nurse – Head Nurse

Susan started with our clinic in December 2010 and during her early years, completed her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing at VU TAFE. She started as a trainee and has worked her way up to be one of our leading staff members as our head nurse. She has a number of family pets and loves blue heeler dogs.

Jeanette

Veterinary Nurse – Clinic Manager

Jeanette started working as a veterinary nurse shortly after finishing high school and is still loving working as part of a veterinary team more than 25 years on. She has been with the Wyndham Veterinary Clinic since we first opened in 2000 and works as part of our surgical nursing team. She has four pets: Ralphie a red British shorthair, Gus, a blue British shorthair, Dapherz, a Staffordshire terrier that she raised from birth and Sox, the energetic 9 year old border collie. In her spare time she enjoys riding her bike, walking the dogs, eating, travelling and hanging out on the farm.

Allison

Veterinary Nurse

Allison started her nursing career  in 1987 after finishing school and has been a valuable part of our nursing team since 2003.

At home she has 2 playful young cats, Lexi and Luna which she hand reared.

Outisde of work, Allison enjoys playing netball and spending time with the family.

Merissa

Veterinary Nurse

Merissa became a veterinary nurse in 2005, and has since had experience in multiple veterinary clinics as well as the pet food industry. She joined our team in October 2014. She has been an animal lover since birth, attending dog obedience trials with her parents and the family German Shepherd and Irish Setters before she could walk, and was cat-obsessed throughout her childhood. Having bred numerous litters of Burmese cats and Australian Bulldogs and fostering countless puppies and kittens, it’s natural that her passion includes reproduction, neonatal care and nutrition. She enjoys regular obedience training with her dogs, including George (pictured) and hopes to progress into other activities such as tracking and herding with her German Shepherd, Hannah, who arrived to the family in June 2015.

Rachelle

Veterinary Nurse

Shannan

Veterinary Nurse

Shannan joined our team in June of 2017 and completed her Certificate IV in Veterinary nursing as part of our traineeship program. She finds all aspects of nursing rewarding and has a particular interest in the surgical and emergency care as it is very intriguing. Shannan likes getting out daily with her Pembroke Corgi, Karter, and enjoys socialising with many people at the park and meeting their fury friends. When she isn’t out and about, she’s at home enjoying the company of her cats. She hopes to gain as much knowledge and experience through this career and endeavours to help as many animals as she can along the way.

Errik

Veterinary Nurse

Errik joined us in 2015 while studying his cetificate IV in veterinary nursing. Since he was a little kid he has always been interested in all different types of animals. This is what has led him to vet nursing, he enjoys all the aspects of his nursing career. At home he has three dogs, Caesar the British Bulldog, Lincoln the French Bulldog (pictured) and Karter the Corgi. He also has four cats, Habibi, Sushi, Sammi and Eyra. In his spare time he enjoys playing sports and hanging out with friends.

 

Courtney

Veterinary Nurse

Courtney joined the team back in January 2015 and completed her Certificate IV in Vet Nursing through the Box Hill Institute. She enjoys all aspects of nursing and she holds a special interest in surgical nursing, emergency and critical care. She loves sight hounds, particularly Greyhounds and Whippets, and has two crazy Whippets at home. In her spare time she enjoys seeing live music, going to the beach and spending time with her family and friends.

Rebecca

Veterinary Nurse

Rebecca joined the team in 2019. She has completed certificates in Animal studies and Companion animal services. She has had a passion for working with animals since she was young. She has a menagerie of dogs in her care, Lexi, Pebbles, Boris and Max who give her and her family so much joy every day.

Taylah

Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Taylah joined the clinic in 2018. She has always had the ambition to work with animals because she loves helping those who can’t help themselves. She has three dogs, one of which is a gorgeous Rottweiler (pictured). She has hopes to someday own a cat… or 5. Outside of work she enjoys seeing her friends and going on adventures.

Zoey

Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Zoey became a trainee nurse in 2019 and is currently completing her certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. She has wanted to work with animals from a young age, having grown up with horses her entire life. She has three dogs, a Maltese cross named Mia and two American Staffordshire named Lexie and Dre. Since joining the team she has enjoyed all aspects of nursing and would love to add cats to her fur family eventually. In her spare time she enjoyed traveling, exploring new areas & spending time with family and friends.

Sierra

Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Sierra became a trainee nurse in 2020 and is currently studying her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing at Box Hill Institute. In the future she would like to further her education and study for a Diploma. She has always had an interest in veterinary medicine and began her career with animals in 2015 volunteering with the RSPCA. She adores cats and currently owns a beautiful girl named Mila (pictured). In her spare time she enjoys reading fantasy novels.

Jessica

Veterinary Nurse

Jayde

Veterinary Nurse

Our newest trainees!

We are so excited to have new additions to the team for 2021! Our traineeship program has expanded this year to include Alex, Anisha, Emily, Olivia & Tyler-Jo. You will see them in clinic assisting our reception and nursing team with consultations and learning all they can from our veterinarians.

Olivia

Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Olivia started with us in late 2018 as an animal assistant and has since joined our traineeship program, studying certificate IV in Veterinary nursing. Once she graduates, she has future career plans of becoming a scrub nurse to a veterinary orthopaedic surgeon as she has a keen interest in orthopaedics. She has a full house of furry friends including her first foster turned beloved family pet named Mouse (pictured). She also has two other cats, Molly and Nala, and a tall beagle, Jeets, who, after a recent spinal diagnosis, has received tons of TLC and is back to his former self.

Alex

Trainee Veterinary Nurse

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