Welcome to Greencross Vets Animal Medical Centre (Woden)
Welcome to Greencross Vets Animal Medical Centre
We are a Canberra based small animal practice and we'reyour local team of pet care professionals who are truly ‘passionate about pets’ and we love what we do.
Our philosophy here at Greencross Vets Animal Medical Centre (formerly The Animal Medical Centre) is to provide the highest quality of personalised service to our patients and clients. Our aim is to help our patients grow to their full potential, enjoy an active, healthy adulthood and a long and comfortable old age. We strongly believe in communication and teamwork to provide you with the top quality service and our staff are trained with that in mind. To aid us with our endeavors, we have excellent facilities including those for in-house pathology, ultrasonography, endoscopy, electrocardiography and radiography. 'Often we receive referrals from other practices for the aforementioned interests:Ultrasonography, Cardiology, Chiropractic, Animal Behaviour, Stem cell therapy and Dermatology. Often, we do get referral for the mentioned interests. All our patients are very closely monitored and we lessen their distress at being away from home with generous doses of tender loving care.
The philosophy of our practice is to provide the highest quality of personalised service to our patients and clients. We are a fully equipped veterinary hospital that provides high quality veterinary care for all companion animals.
We are dedicated to providing the very best pet health care and veterinary medicine to a wide range of companion animals including:
The team at Greencross Vets Animal Medical Centre encourage you to contact us directly should you have any questions about your pet's health and wellbeing or if you're simply looking for more information about the services we can provide for you and your pets.
Greencross Vets Animal Medical Centre (Woden) offer a comprehensive range of professional veterinary services to cater for all your pet care needs utilising the latest diagnostic equipment.
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The latest in-house laboratory equipment allows our vets to perform a range of diagnostic tests to achieve accurate, rapid diagnosis of your pets’ health status.
Grace joined our nursing team in April 2015 and is currently studying Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing at CIT. Grace is the proud mum of Ned the Tabby cat and Lucy a Maltese cross Shih Tzu. Grace loves snuggling on the couch with her fluffy kids and can be found watching episodes of House M.D.
Alannah joined us in 2013 and has completed a Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services in 2015. She is the proud mother of Carlos (a Pomeranian cross), Isis and Baxter (both Domestic Shorthair cats). Alannah loves to play soccer and Oztag in her spare time
Danielle joined our nursing team in November 2012. After graduating from Moruya High school in 2010, she commenced work on a part time basis as a veterinary nurse at Moruya Vet Clinic. Danielle completed her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing through Open Colleges Australia and became our Head Nurse in 2015. In her free time, Dani enjoys spending time with her two Jack Russell Terriers, Sally and Hannah. Otherwise she will travel down the coast to be with her family and indulge in a swim or a good book.
Dr Amanda-Lee Charman
Dr Amanda-Lee Charman
Amanda-Lee graduated with honours in Bachelor of Veterinary Science at Charles Sturt University in 2012. She joined the Animal Medical Centre team in 2014 after working in both mixed practice and at the Animal Emergency Centre in Fyshwick. Amanda-Lee’s special interests include dentistry, geriatric medicine and cardiology. Amanda-Lee is currently completing her Masters in Veterinary Medicine and is the current Australian Veterinary Association ACT divisional President. Outside of work Amanda-Lee loves all things fitness and is a Les Mills Fitness instructor at the local Canberra gyms. She lives with her partner Nick, Bruno the Bull Mastiff and Charlie her beloved pet pig.
Dr Amer Ali
Dr Amer Ali
Amer completed his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1988 and then went on to complete his Masters in Clinical Veterinary Medicine and Surgery in 1993. During this period he also spent some time with a mixed animal practice in Mombassa, Kenya. He then decided to further broaden his overseas experience and travelled to the USA. Upon successfully completing his American Boards in 1998, Amer practiced small animal medicine in New Jersey. He moved to Canberra in 2001 and joined our practice. In 2008 he assumed director responsibilities.
Amer’s special interests are small animal cardiology, radiology, ultrasonography, endoscopy and laparoscopy. In 2007 he completed a certification in endoscopy and laparoscopy from Canada. Amer is passionate about preventive veterinary medicine and early disease diagnosis, this is reflected by his keen interest in diagnostic imaging.
Dr Sandra Hassett
Dr Sandra Hassett
Sandra went to high school in Canberra then graduated in Veterinary Science from the University of Queensland in 1983. After a short stint in equine practice she followed the time honoured tradition of many Australian vets and headed overseas. She did locum work in the United Kingdom and travelled extensively before returning to mixed practice in Australia. She joined the Animal Medical Centre in 1990 and become a director in 1993. In addition to her degree in Veterinary Science, she has a Masters Degree in Business Administration and further qualifications in Animal Chiropractic.
Sandra is interested in all aspects of companion animal medicine and surgery and has special areas of interest in animal behaviour, animal chiropractic and canine performance. She is a qualified dog obedience instructor and believes that a greater understanding of animal behaviour is the key to improving and solving many pet problems.
An enthusiastic owner of Siamese cats, German Shepherd dogs, Australian Stock horses and assorted ducks, chickens and canaries she fully appreciates the importance of the bond that exists between many owners and their pets. Sandra competes with her German Shepherd dog Krug in the canine sports of obedience, agility and tracking and this participation gives her further insight into the demands on performance dogs.
Emily joined our practice in February 2016 and is currently studying Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing at CIT. When Emily is not working or studying she is a netball coach and spends every spare minute at the Queanbeyan race track. She is the proud mum of Kosciuszko the Labrador and 7 chickens!
Fiona Russell started working with us in 2011 whilst studying Veterinary Nursing. She is happily married with three young children and will readily confess to being owned by two Airedale Terriers named Russtie and Darcie. Along with a rabbit (Magnum) and guinea pig (Genevieve) who complete her menagerie. Apart from being an Airedale tragic and a classical pianist, Fiona loves to cook, bake, read and tend to her David Austin roses.
Rachel joined our nursing team in June 2014. She has successfully completed her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing with CIT, has a special interest in canine behaviour and is also a Level 1 obedience instructor at the ACT Companion Dog Club. Rachel is the mum of beautiful Rottweiler Lulu who loves visiting the clinic and Frankie the bunny.
Zac is originally from Bermagui on the far South Coast of NSW. He is currently studying Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing through Open Colleges Australia. He is the proud Dad of Brooke, a Hungarian Vizsla. Zac is very interested in breeding and showing dogs and recently spent 9 months in Canada expanding his knowledge in this area.
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