Welcome to our clinic
Greencross Vets Ashburton are your local team of pet care professionals, we are truly ‘passionate about pets’ and we love what we do. We offer a comprehensive range of professional veterinary services to cater for all your pet needs, ranging from preventative health care to weight loss programs through to surgery and diagnostic medicine.
Our teams are committed to providing the local community and their pets with the highest standard of veterinary care and disease prevention. We invest ourselves emotionally as well as professionally so you can be assured that your pet is in the best of hands. Our purpose is to share our love and passion for animals through the pursuit of veterinary excellence.
Greencross Vets Ashburton offer a comprehensive range of professional veterinary services to cater for all your pet care needs utilising the latest diagnostic equipment.
Heartworm can be hard to detect, but it needn’t be hard to prevent. Greencross Vets recommends year round heartworm prevention. Ask your vet about prevention today.
Don’t have your own clippers? Let us take care of dog grooming for you. Our clinic offers premium dog grooming for your pet.
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.
We offer premium cat boarding facilities for your pet. Ask us about our cat boarding service today.
Caillin almost a qualified nurse and is nearing the end of my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing course. As a new vet nurse, Caillin has enjoyed learning new skills and putting them into practice by supporting the vets. Caillin is very passionate about animal care and hopes to get into fostering cats and kittens when she moves into her own home. On long weekends Caillin loves long road trips to new places, and has an obsession with paint by number paintings.
Georgia started off nursing at the clinic whilst undergoing her veterinary degree at the University of Melbourne. She is interested in all aspects of small animal medicine, in particular she is passionate about animal welfare, feline medicine and keeping up with modern therapies. In her spare time Georgia can be found playing with her foster cats or out for a walk with her dog Bella and her cat Jasper.
Dana is currently studying her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing and then hopes to continue further studies in animal behaviour and training. She has a keen interest in animal enrichment & wellbeing and gets lots of practice by looking after her two working breed dogs, Clover and Callie. In her spare time, you can find her taking photos of pets, going to live music gigs, and hanging out with her Central Carpet Python, Pickle.
Elise joined Greencross Vets as an intern in 2019 and completed her Certificate II in animal studies. Now a vet nurse, Elise enjoys coming into work and helping animals in any way possible. You will find Elise taking her adorable 13 year old golden retriever named Cassie to the beach or on long walks.
Claire and I’m currently studying my Certificate 3 in Animals Studies as well as a Bachelor of Veterinary and Wildlife Science. At the end I’m hoping to become a certified veterinary nurse and eventually would like to work in animal conservation. When not at work I enjoy camping with my two Kelpie crosses, Taz and Lucy Mae, or just snuggling up at home with my two cats Alfie and Kora watching Marvel movies.
Dr Isabelle Seah
Dr Isabelle Seah
Isabelle hails from sunny Singapore and came to Australia to chase her dreams of becoming a veterinarian. She recently graduated from Murdoch University in Western Australia, took the leap of faith, and moved across the continent to join the team at Greencross Ashburton. She strives to help owners help their pets to live their best lives and is a firm believer that there is no such thing as a stupid question (so ask away!). She has a special interest in exotic pet medicine and surgery and intends to pursue ANZCVS Memberships in the future.
Dr Elise Fookes
Dr Elise Fookes
Elise is a recent Doctor of Veterinary Medicine graduate from the University of Melbourne. She is interested in all aspects of small animal medicine and is looking forward to getting to know all the local clients and their much-loved pets.
Outside of work Elise enjoys spending time exploring local cafes with her Golden Retriever named Kobe. She also has a cat, a very talkative silver tabby called Finn. Elise also has a keen interest in cycling, triathlon and basketball.
Dr Matt Miller
Dr Matt Miller
Matt is the clinical director at Ashburton and boasts more than 25 years of clinical veterinary experience. He is passionate about all things medicine and surgery, and completed his Memberships in cat and dog medicine in 1995. When he’s not at the clinic offering the best in Veterinary care to your pets, you can find him hanging out with his family including his kids Phoebe and Jett, cheering on the Hawks, or listening to funk music with their Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Poppins. Matt continually strives to provide the best for his patients and is known for his high level of care for both patients and their human families.
Vet Nurse/Cattery Attendant
Fiona started working in the cattery while she was in school and is now working as a vet nurse. She completed her Bachelor of Science majoring in Zoology at the end of 2017. In her free time she can be found going for long walks with her Australian Shepherd Oscar, volunteering at Healesville Sanctuary or hanging with friends.
Ilke joined the team in 2018 after graduating with her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Melbourne.
She enjoys learning and likes to take part in continuing education courses to keep improving herself as a vet. She is passionate about pet care and loves meeting all our amazing patients each day, and is always happy to help clients with their questions.
At home, Ilke spends her time crafting, recently getting into sewing little jackets for her rescue dog Honey. She also lives with her calico cat Lucy, who prefers to watch the crafting rather than wear any of the finished items.
Melissa joined the Ashburton team in 2017 and has been a veterinary nurse or practice manager for two decades. Her favourite part of the job is helping our clients provide the best care for their pets. Feline medicine and behaviour is also an area Melissa has a keen interest in.
Outside of work, Melissa can usually be found spending time with her two horses, Hansel and Toby.
Sam is a Qualified Veterinary Nurse and has been nursing since 2013. She has an interest in Small Animal Medicine and Surgical Nursing. At the clinic she is known as the “Little Dog Whisperer” and always loves caring for the challenging small dogs that visit the clinic. At home she has a 7 year old adorable and cheeky Chihuahua x Mini Foxie named Lily-Rose. Her hobbies outside of work include attending live music, film and taking Lily to the dog park.
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