Welcome to Greencross Vets Chandlers
We are your local team of pet care professionals, we are truly ‘passionate about pets’ and we love what we do.Here at Greencross Vets Chandlers 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.
Although Greencross Vets is part of a national organization, our practice is run and managed by a team of dedicated vets, nurses and support staff who understand and value the bond between you and your pet. Our team is committed to offering you and your pet exceptional service, and the very best in veterinary medicine and preventative health care.
We encourage you to contact us directly should you have any questions about your pets’ health and wellbeing or if you simply want more information about the services that we can provide you and your pets.
1. Our Team
Here at Greencross Vets Chandlers we have a friendly and engaged team of highly qualified vets and nurses dedicated to providing you and your pet with all the care and attention needed. Our clinic offers nurse consultations for things such as routine preventatives, weight loss programs and nail clips. Our team of experienced Vets understand that every pet has different needs and are dedicated to tailoring an individual health care plan for your pet’s requirements. Our team is also regularly involved in community events such as the Million Paws Walk and RSPCA cupcake day, and we support several local and national animal charities and rescue organisations.
2. Our Hospital and Services
Greencross Vets Chandlers is a purpose-built veterinary hospital. Our facilities allow us to perform a wide range of surgical services, from routine desexing to soft tissue and dental surgeries. We also have an extensive range of diagnostic and laboratory equipment designed to aid in making an informed and accurate diagnosis when it comes to your pet’s health. We offer cat grooming, nurse consultations and Veterinary care for injured wildlife. We can see a range of pets including birds and pocket pets such as guinea pigs and pet rats.
Having a healthy, happy pet just got easier through the Healthy Pets Plus membership offered exclusively to Greencross clients. This wellness program includes free vaccinations, unlimited free consultations and a range of discounts, including on parasite prevention and food. Through our partnership with Petbarn, you can also join for free our Friends For Life program which allows you to earn points through Petbarn stores and Greencross clinics.
Greencross Vets Chandlers 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.
Registered Veterinary Nurse
Amanda has always had a love for animals and with a foot in the door starting out volunteering at the RSPCA when she was younger, she reached further and completed her Certificate III in Animal Studies and Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. She has since become a Registered as well with the AVNAT council. She has an extra soft spot for neonates and will be furthering her knowledge in reproduction and in exotics.
When she is not at the clinic you will find her spending time with her human family and her furry ones Ker Ber and Bandit. (Pictured is Ker Ber)
Britt is our resident country-girl-at-heart, with a passion for the larger four-legged friends, especially cows! She graduated from the University of Queensland in 2020 with a Bachelor of Veterinary Technology and a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. Britt loves giving extra care to hospitalized patients, giving you a friendly smile and having a chat when you walk into reception. She has also started her very own puppy preschool business called Aunty B’s Puppy Preschool, where she enjoys teaching everyone about puppy behaviour, puppy manners and sneaking in a cuddle or two.
Dr David Swan
Dr David Swan
David is a Toowoomba local and has been working as a vet in Toowoomba since graduating from the University Queensland School of Veterinary Science in 2017. He enjoys working with dogs and cats as well as more unusual feathered and scaly pets. David, has a menagerie of pets at home including a cavoodle, two cats, two sheep and chickens. In his spare time he enjoys photography, playing guitar and singing.
Bridgette decided to leave her first career in advertising and studied Vet Technology and a Cert IV in Nursing at UQ Gatton, graduating in 2017. Since then she has worked in Toowoomba and Brisbane in specialist clinics and general practice. She has a love of cats, dogs, birds and snakes, with two beautiful fur children at home, Marsden and Ripley. She is passionate about helping all creatures great and small and has a particular interest in nutrition and behaviour science
Practice Manager / Veterinary Nurse
Ella was surrounded by all species of animals while growing up and for as long as she can remember, she has had the belief that they all deserve compassion, care and kindness. A few years ago, Ella began her journey into the veterinary industry working her way up from intern to now, as Chandlers practice manager and Certificate IV Veterinary Nurse.
She is extremely passionate about gold standard patient care and has a real soft spot for her mature aged patients.
At home she has a few pets of her own, two rescue cats and two geriatric rescue dogs!
She says ‘I am very luck to have found my passion and life purpose so young and will be nurturing my feathered, scaled and furry friends for the rest of my life, no matter how big or small.’
Kirsty has been at Greencross Vets Chandlers since 2017 as a veterinarian nurse. Originally from Zimbabwe, Africa and moved to Australia as a child where her passion and intrigue for animals continued. As a surgical nurse, Kristy is driven to uphold high standards of care for all her patients.
At home, she has a super talkative Siberian Husky named Lexxie (pictured) three cats, Misty-Lee, Whitey and Scarlett, many fish, two budgies and a cockatiel. She strives to one day live on a large property where she can house a beautiful macaw.
Dr. Emma Santin
Dr. Emma Santin
Emma takes pride in being the Veterinary Director of the wonderful team here at Chandlers. She graduated with Honours from University of Queensland in 2014 and continues to professionally educate herself having recently completed two Graduate Certificates, one in Emergency and Critical Care, and one in Small Animal Abdominal Ultrasound. She loves all aspects of her role as a veterinarian but is particularly interested in emergency work and critical patients.
When not at work, she still completely devoted to animals especially her three dogs Jessie, Ruby (pictured) and Franklin; and my two horses Tucker and Sasha.
Dr Leanne Crothers
Dr Leanne Crothers
Leanne has worked in the veterinary industry in Toowoomba for nearly twenty years, bringing a wealth of experience and providing the highest standards of care and compassion to her patients and clients. She enjoys the fast pace of the Chandlers Animal Hospital specialising in critical care and surgical procedures. In her spare time Leanne enjoys swimming at the beach, reading, travelling and taking care of her six pets (two dogs, three cats and a cockatiel)! In addition to her furry family members, she has two teenage sons.
Hi, my name is Gabi. I am a Veterinary nurse and have been working here at Chandlers since 2013. I grew up on some acreage where I was constantly surrounded by animals such as dogs, cats, cows, sheep and a pet pig. Caring for animals has always been a passion of mine and I get so much enjoyment from being a veterinary nurse. I am also a foster carer for ex-racing greyhounds and sick or injured wildlife that comes through the clinic. My husband and I have a pet greyhound called ‘Hector’ and we live as one big happy family at our house on five acres just outside of Toowoomba.
Gemma has been one of the veterinary nurses at Greencross Vets Chandlers since 2013. When she is not in the clinic, she is kept busy with her family and menagerie of animals on her farm.
It goes without saying Gemma’s passion and expertise in animal care is carried through each patient she cares for in the clinic.
Kianna began working in the veterinary industry during high school and left school as a qualified veterinary nurse. Her but love of animals originates from a young age as she was surrounded by animals on the family farm. She has a professional interest in dog behaviour and enjoys being a puppy preschool trainer at Chandlers. While she is a passionate animal lover of all types she has an adoration for Border Collies! She is a proud mother of ‘Leonardo’ ( pictured). Kianna looks forward to meeting you and your pets in the clinic.
I’m a country girl at heart who grew up in the rural town of Moree, NSW. Toowoomba is about of much of a city that I can handle! I launched my career as a Veterinary nurse in 2006. I’m currently one of the Certificate IV qualified Veterinary nurses based at Greencross Chandlers Vets. I bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the clinic. What excites me about my job is surgical and emergency nursing, honing my skills as a Veterinary nurse and caring for patients from all different walks of life. My patients always receive the best care. Vets who work with me will often say if they ever end up in hospital they hope to have a nurse like me looking after them. My husband & I have just welcomed our first child into the family! In addition to my family of three, I have a few fur babies as well. ‘Kora’, ‘Kitten’ & ‘Puss’ (original cat names I know)
Daniella has been Greencross Vets Chandlers since for over a decade. She completed a school based traineeship at a vet clinic in Warwick, then completed her certificate 4 while at Chandlers and has been with the team since. Daniella adores all aspects of Veterinary Nursing from nursing a sick pet back to health to helping pet owners with their pets everyday needs. She is pet parent to 3 boy cats, Charwee Babbit, Stan & Frank.
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