Meet the Fox Valley Animal Hospital Vet Nurses & Support Team
Meet the vet nursing team from a favourite upper North Shore vet clinic. This is the animal hospital nursing staff that loves your family pet as much as you do. Meet the vet nurses of Fox Valley Animal Hospital.
You can’t have a great animal hospital without great nurses and healthcare support staff. Lucky for the animal patients of upper North Shore vet clinic Fox Valley Animal Hospital, every single member of staff is chosen for their positive attitude towards patients of both the animal and human variety.
Each senior nurse at Fox Valley Animal Hospital has completed the Certificate II in Animal Studies and the Certificate IV in Animal Nursing. This includes an 8 hour a week practical training regime together with full program of study at TAFE. A happy and positive workplace means many of the senior nurses have almost a decade worth of experience behind them, and each has a minimum of four years dedicated service a vet nurse.
Meet Our Nurses:
Jess – Practice Manager & Senior Vet Nurse – Joined us here at FVAH in 2010 as a Junior Nurse, still studying her Cert IV Vet Nursing at Tafe. She has been a qualified Veterinary Nurse since 2011. Jess is owned by 3 horses, Katie, River & Koby, a labrador named Holly & Luna the Golden Retriever.
Tara – Senior Vet Nurse – Has been a qualified nurse for 5 years and joined the FVAH team in early 2019. She dedicates her spare time to dog rescue, fostering and helping rehome many dogs and puppies. Tara has a mini dachshund named Lily and a schnoodle named Benji.
Louise – Senior Vet Nurse – Has over 10 years experience in veterinary nursing in all areas including surgical, emergency and general practice. She joined the team in 2015 but briefly left to raise her two daughters and has now returned part time. She has 2 keplies, Enzo & Rocky and a furry feline named Cleo.
Chantelle – Senior Vet Nurse – Has been part of the team since 2010 while she was still studying her Vet Nursing at Tafe. She recently took a break from nursing to pursue a different career path but has not returned to FVAH as one of our Saturday nurses. She is owned by Tess the dog, Wonks the 3 legged rescue cat and Noel the second rescue cat.
Eleanor – Junior Vet Nurse – Has recently completed her Cert IV in Veterinary Nursing and has just joined the FVAH team to continue to learn the ropes of veterinary nursing. She has done volunteer work overseas at Te Are Manu, a small not for profit clinic in the Cook Islands.
Jayne – Animal Attendant – Joined us back in 2012 as a Work Experience Volunteer for her schooling. After a few shorts months she became a permanent member of staff and has been our wonderful Saturday nurse ever since. She specialises in being “mum” to all of our adoption kittens.
Upper North Shore vet clinic Fox Valley Animal Hospital approaches animal health and wellness from a full spectrum approach. That’s why we offer dog grooming and de-shedding at the Pooch Parlour.
We also offer a cat adoption service for many residents in the Wahroonga, Turramurra, Normanhurst, Thornleigh and Westleigh areas.
The Fox Valley Animal Hospital Difference:
The first thing you’ll notice about the Fox Valley Nursing and support team is the love for animals. From resident four pawed Morale Officer greeting patients and sharing the relaxation vibe through to our nurses, support staff and volunteers is we believe strongly in laughter as medicine.
We know visits to the vet can be a little nerve-wracking for your pet. That’s why we make it our business to ensure the stress usually associated with a busy workplace is not shared with your animal.
Our staff to patient ratio through to great working conditions, fun activities and regular community participation in events means our staff are happy, stress free and enjoy their day. This means that even when your family pet is feeling at their worst, our positive attitude can help with their stress levels and discomfort.
Put your animal first. Choose the Upper North Shore vet clinic that cares. Choose Fox Valley Animal Hospital.
Call us now to book your appointment on 02 9489 4805.