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 1 year old 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 2IC
Susan started with our clinic in December
2010 and during that time has completed her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing at VU TAFE. She started as a trainee and has worked her way up to head nurse. She has a number of family pets and loves blue heeler dogs.


Jeanette

Veterinary Nurse
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 five pets: Harry a ginger domestic shorthair, 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 at Altona Vet in 1987 after finishing school and has been a valuable part of our team since 2003.
At home she has a dog, Sara, a cat, Stanley, a galah, Annie and a cockatiel, Trevor.
Outisde of work, Allison enjoys playing netball and spending time with the family.

 

 

Donna
Veterinary Nurse
Donna started her veterinary nursing career in the equine field. In 1999 she moved abroad to Kentucky US and spent her time managing a neonatal Intensive Care Unit for a world renown thoroughbred farm and working alongside ambulatory veterinarians from Hagyard Davidson McGee. She returned to Australia and continued nursing at Goulburn Valley Equine hospital in the areas of reproduction, medicine and surgery.  In 2006 she made the change to small animal nursing and joined Wyndham Veterinary Clinic!  At home she has a Bernese Mountain dog called Macey, and 2 rabbits Molly and Lucy who were both named before it was discovered they were actually boys!! Outside of work she enjoys being with her husband and 2 children and has a passion for martial arts.

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 also enjoys regular
obedience training with one of her bulldogs, George (pictured).
She hopes to progress into other activities such as
tracking and herding with her new German Shepherd
pup who arrived in June 2015.

Jessica
Veterinary Nurse

Jess started working at the Wyndham Veterinary Clinic in April 2013 as a Trainee Vet Nurse and loves working with all the gorgeous animals that come to the clinic. She enjoys all aspects of nursing and has a keen interest in surgical nursing. At home she has one rescue rabbit named Billy and two rescue cats, Barney (pictured) and Fry. In her spare time, Jess enjoys listening to music, playing guitar, shopping, baking brownies and learning about space.

Ula
Veterinary Nurse

 

 

 

 

 

 

Courtney
Veterinary Nurse
Courtney started her traineeship with us in 2015 and is now a fully qualified Veterinary Nurse. Courtney has always loved animals and was constantly surrounded by all kinds of animals growing up.
Courtney enjoys all aspects of nursing and strives to be a well rounded nurse, however she does hold a special interest in emergency and critical care. She finds nursing to be a very rewarding career and enjoys working closely with the animals and altering her nursing style to suit each and every patient.
Courtney is the proud owner of two rescue hounds, Bruno the Greyhound (pictured) and Myles the Whippet.
In her spare time she enjoys seeing live music, going to the beach, spending time with her family and friends and spoiling Bruno and Myles.

Urszula
Veterinary Nurse

Linda
Veterinary Nurse
Linda started with us in May 2011, she has been nursing since 2006 and completed her Certifcate IV in Veterinary Nursing in 2011. The things that Linda most enjoys about being a veterinary nurse is the close monitoring and care of hospital patients, assisting in surgery and helping to bring new life into the world with our reproduction clinic.
Linda is the proud owner of a Border Collie, “Sari” and doggysitter to a chocolate Labrador, “Charlie”.
Linda enjoys a nice glass of wine, getting away with friends and relaxing on the couch with a good movie.

Whitney
Trainee Veterinary Nurse
Whitney started her vet nursing career with us in April 2013, her dream has always been to work with animals and their welfare. She is the proud owner of her domestic cat Bella.
Other than the passion she holds towards horse riding she loves to write poetry, draw and watch a wide variety of animal documentaries.

 

Errik
Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Adele
Trainee Veterinary Nurse
Adele started her traineeship with Wyndham Veterinary Clinic in 2016 as a trainee vet nurse, whilst studying Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing . She began her career caring for animals by volunteering at an animal shelter and has never looked back. At home she has 3 cheeky Guinea pigs, with plans to grow her fury family in the future. Outside of work she enjoys cooking, traveling and spending time with family.

 

Shannan
Trainee Veterinary Nurse
Shannan started her traineeship with us in June 2017 as a trainee vet nurse, whilst studying Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. She has always loved animals, especially large dogs. She owns a Staffordshire bull terrier cross kelpie named Ace. Outside of work Shannan enjoys spending time with friends, listening to music and drawing as well as spending time with Ace.

 

 

Eliza
Trainee Veterinary Nurse
Eliza is currently studying a Certificate IV in veterinary nursing at Goulburn Institute of Tafe. She joined our team in 2016 after working at another practice. At home she has a ragdoll cat named Ollie, and a pug named Finn. She also keeps goldfish as a hobby. When not at work, she spends time going out to coffee with Finn and her partner, or spending time with family.

 

 

Hana
Trainee Veterinary Nurse
Hana joined our team in 2017 and is currently studying her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing online through Open Colleges. She loves helping animals and working alongside other animal lovers every day. Hana has a bulldog, Bruce, 2 cats, Egypt & Shaunie, and 1 rabbit, Layla. In her spare time, Hana loves to see the world, having traveled to 27 countries and still counting, snowboarding, running and she trains in mixed martial arts 5 days a week.

Robyn
Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Brooke
Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Dee
Dee is Wyndham Veterinary Clinic’s resident Dog Training Instructor and Canine Psychologist. She runs all our puppy training classes plus is available for behavioural consultations and individual classes for all dogs. Dee qualified as a Dog Training Instructor in 1985 and qualified as a Veterinary Nurse (RCVS, UK) in 1990. Dee also has a Diploma in K9 Psychology, is a Service Dog Instructor, qualified Therapy Dog Trainer and Assessor plus has a Cert IV TAE (teaching qualification).
Previous roles have included small animal veterinary nurse, large animal veterinary nurse, ICU veterinary nurse, manager RSPCA kennels, manager national service dog breeding program, manager national service dog training kennels and Service Dog Instructor covering 3 states.
Dogs are Dee’s passion with experience within many fields with many breeds including Police Dogs – scent detection and manwork, Guide Dogs, Service Dogs and Therapy Dogs. As well as trialling dogs for obedience, agilty, tracking and track and search. Plus of course the very important pet dog.
Dee enjoys trialling with her Golden Retriever Tigger – who is blind, in tracking, track and search, and obedience – he has 9 titles so far including 2 champion titles; Tracking Champion and Track and Search Champion.