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Cockburn

Welcome to Greencross Vets Cockburn

We are your local team of pet care professionals, we are truly 'passionate about pets' and we love what we do. Greencross Vets Cockburn is conveniently located in Petbarn so that you can find all your pet care needs at the one location!

Veterinary Director Dr. Jacob Wale and his team offer a comprehensive range of professional veterinary services to ensure that your pet is healthy and happy throughout all life stages.

We are committed to offering you and your pet exceptional service and the very best in veterinary medicine and preventative healthcare. Our combined veterinary services and pet retail offerings available to you and your pets are now more convenient and affordable than ever.

We encourage you to contact us directly on 6500 3017 should you have any questions about your pet’s health and wellbeing or if you simply want more information about the services that we can provide you and your pets.

And don’t forget to ask us about the amazing benefits of becoming aHealthy Pets Plusmember!

Our Services.

Here at Greencross Vets Cockburn our expert team of vets and nurses are fully equipped to treat your pet, whatever their needs may be. Our comprehensive range of veterinary services can cater to all care needs thanks to our latest diagnostic equipment and team of experts.

We offer a range of services at our vet clinic, including early life stage treatments like vaccinations and desexing, best practice general care like check-ups, parasite prevention and dentistry or specialised services like radiology and pathology checking to investigate more complicated issues.

Our Cockburn vets team treats each pet we meet like they’re our own, so you can rest assured we only provide the best care to your furry friend. We understand pets are like family so you may want to learn more about our team before visiting. That’s no problem! Get to know our team by reading their profiles below.

Desexing

Getting your pet desexed (neutered or spayed) is essential to their health. All Greencross Vets facilities are completely sterile and use the latest in surgical equipment.

Vaccinations

Prevention is the best medicine. Kitten and puppy vaccinations (injections) and adult pet vaccinations prevent disease. Get your pet’s vaccinations up-to-date.

Heartworm Prevention

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.

Dentistry

Greencross Vets offer a range of dentistry services like cat and dog teeth cleaning. Consider us your pet’s veterinarian and dentist combined.

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X-ray/Radiology

Greencross Vets clinics are equipped with high-quality radiograph equipment including X-ray machines, automatic processors, and X-ray view equipment.

Clinical Pathology

Clinical pathology allows our vets to analyse and diagnose health conditions. Common laboratory tests include blood tests, urinalysis, faecal tests and biopsy examination.

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Laboratory Testing

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.

Meet The Cockburn Vets Team

Riccala Mifsud

Riccala Mifsud

Riccala is a dedicated veterinary nurse with a profound love for animals and a wealth of experience in animal care. Riccala has been in the industry for 15 years! Their journey in the veterinary industry began in 2009 as a kennel hand, where they discovered their passion for nurturing and caring animals. Since then, Riccala has embarked on a remarkable career path, culminating in their graduation as a qualified veterinary nurse in 2014.

Riccala’s love for felines extends beyond their professional duties and into their personal life. With five beloved cats at home; Hiro, Guppy, Patrick, Arthur and TinyBaby, and a children’s python called Zulrah or Zuzu for short. Riccala’s passion for feline care is further evidenced by their certificate in feline nursing, which demonstrates their commitment to excellence in this field.

One of Riccala’s greatest skills lies in their ability to care for neonatal kittens. With their extensive knowledge and experience, they are capable of hand-rearing kittens from birth, providing them with the nurturing support they need to thrive. Additionally, Riccala shares their expertise with aspiring veterinary nurse students, teaching them the intricacies of neonatal kitten care and instilling in them a deep sense of empathy and responsibility toward these vulnerable creatures.

In her free time Riccala likes to play video games and laze out with her cats.

Dr. Anishka Brown

Dr. Anishka Brown

Veterinarian

Anishka has always loved animals from a young age. She grew up with guinea pigs and cats and always knew that she wanted a job involved with animals. She is particularly interested in cats and feline medicine. In her spare time, she hangs out with her cat Tofu and enjoys snorkeling, scuba diving and hiking

Megan Taylor

Megan Taylor

Veterinary Nurse

Since graduating as a veterinary nurse in 2019, Megan has been with Greencross Vets. From a young age she had an empathy for injured animals and despite her parents reluctance would often by found brining stray animals home.
As an anaesthetic nurse, Megan often sees pets at their most vulnerable but loves to be able to be there to support them with gentle affection prior and post surgery.

At home, her family consists of my three daughters, 16 year old twins and a 10 year old, our Goldie – Percy and two cats- Kitty Fantastico and Louie the one eyed Persian.

Amber Cole

Amber Cole

Veterinary Nurse

Amber grew up on a farm and raised with many animals ranging from lambs to horses. She has always had a passion for caring for animals and completed her Certificate IV in veterinary nursing in 2021 and also her Equine nursing certificate shortly after. Amber always shows compassion, drive, and willingness to care for all animals as if they were her own, reassuring you that your pet will be well looked after when they are with her. Currently, she resides in town, with her small family, a German Shepherd, Geckos and school of fish.

Sharlene Nguyen

Sharlene Nguyen

Veterinary Nurse and Practice Manager

Sharlene has been nursing since 2015 and has worked in both general practices and a vet emergency hospital before settling down at Greencross Vets Cockburn as the new practice manager. She priority is making sure your pets are happy, healthy and comfortable. Sharlene has a keen interest in medical management and medical imaging so you will often find her getting involved with lots of radiographs, ultrasounds and interesting cases

Outside of work, Sharlene is an aquarium enthusiast, a gardener and a pet parent to two very handsome boys Leo the Golden Retriever and Turbo the American Bulldog.

Dr. Jacob Wale

Dr. Jacob Wale

Veterinary Director

Dr. Jacob grew up on the sunny Gold Coast before moving to Perth to study Veterinary medicine. After graduating from Murdoch University Jacob practiced on the Gold Coast as a mixed practice veterinarian.
Jacob and his fiancé (also a vet) then moved to Canada to snowboard and practice as vets throughout British Columbia. Since moving back to Perth, Jacob has become Greencross Cockburn’s Veterinary Director and has a passion in surgery and dermatology.

Dr. Tammie Tan

Dr. Tammie Tan

Veterinary Associate

Tammie’s favourite activity growing up was fussing over her dogs when she wasn’t trying to rescue injured wildlife and stray cats.
Shortly after the passing of her family’s two golden retrievers, she moved to Perth to focus on her dream of becoming a vet so that she could help all animals in a way that she hadn’t been able to before. She proudly graduated from Murdoch University in 2017 and has worked in several small animal practices in Perth. Her professional interests include pain and arthritis management in conjunction with behaviour and soft tissue surgery.

Tammie believes that all animals should be afforded the best quality of life possible, and this is evident in the lifestyle of her pampered pet Maya who was adopted as a puppy and is now living her own rags-to-riches story.

67 Armadale Road, Cockburn WA 6164

Book An Appointment At Our Cockburn Vets Clinic

If you’d like to bring your pet in to be assessed by our team at Greencross Vets Cockburn you can easily book an appointment online now. We understand sometimes booking by phone is easier or you may have questions to ask before locking anything in, so feel free to have a chat with our team by calling 08 6500 3017 now. Alternatively, we now have our 24/7 WebVet service available for expert vet advice through video calls.

Greencross Vet Michael

Cockburn

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