Meet the Fox Valley Animal Hospital vet nurse & 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.
The vet nurses:
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.
Junior Vet Nurses are applying the skills they are currently learning at TAFE to the working day. Each junior nurse is constantly learning from the senior nurses, and Vet’s Alex and Katie. This is an animal hospital where quality care counts, so Vet Alex makes it his personal mission to ensure each member of his staff gains skills and knowledge that not only helps them perform their duties, but also encourages curiosity and solution-orientated thinking.
Learning is such an important part of Fox Valley Animal Hospital that all the staff participates in continuous learning. The vet nurses actively seek out ways to enhance their knowledge via the Veterinary Nurses Council of Australia, and by attending classes and seminars on puppy school education, advanced anaesthesia, wound management, and emergency and critical care. Being surrounded by the beautiful bush of northern Sydney, the vet nurses and the vets also have extensive training and experience with native animals and wildlife care. The nurses also make sure they are up to date with the latest medicines, drugs and nutritional offerings through research and education.
Grooming and Kennel Management staff:
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. Looking after the coats and after hours care are the Pooch Parlour groomer, Jennie.
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.