Welcome to Greencross Vets Crown Street
April 2022: We are closed over the Easter break however Greencross Vets Fairy Meadow will be open from 8am-4pm over the Easter long weekend. Public holiday rates apply, call 02 4283 2333 to make an appointment. ARH Wollongong is also open after hours. Call 02 4283 8432 in case of emergency.
Important Update – June 2021: We have an important update for our pet rabbit owners. Local Council is releasing a virus to control wild rabbit populations. This is harmful to rabbits and it is important to vaccinate your pet rabbit. Contact us for more information or learn more about rabbit vaccinations here .
Here at Greencross Vets Crown Street, we are committed to offering you and your pet’s exceptional service and the very best in veterinary medicine and preventative health care. Our pet care team comprise of extremely competent, committed and friendly veterinary professionals. When you bring your pet to our practice, you can have peace of mind they will be cared for by a dedicated and experienced team.
We are your local team of pet care professionals and 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.
We encourage you to contact us directly 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.
Greencross Vets Crown Street 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.
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 dog boarding facilities for your pet. Ask us about our dog boarding service today.
We offer premium cat boarding facilities for your pet. Ask us about our cat boarding service today.
Abigail Waddington is the Veterinary Director of Greencross Vets Crown Street. She grew up in Switzerland before moving to the UK to attend the University of Nottingham, completing a Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice with a special interest in Internal Medicine. While in the clinic she enjoys performing Ultrasound examinations and Echocardiograms (heart scans). Dr. Waddington moved to Australia in 2019 and has been enjoying life in Wollongong ever since.
When she is not in the clinic her hobbies include scuba diving and exploring Australia in her van with her partner and their rescue dog Torvi.
Dr Abi Waddington was born and grew up in Switzerland. Abi went to England to study, qualifying as a Veterinary Surgeon from the University of Nottingham in 2016.
Dr Abi worked in a veterinary hospital for three years in the UK before moving to Wollongong in 2019 in search of new challenges and more sun! Abi joined the team at Greencross Vets Crown Street as Veterinary Director, moving from the Greencross Vets Fairy Meadow location in February 2020. Dr Abi enjoys all aspects of being a GP vet and is working towards a Certificate in Internal Medicine. When not working, Abi enjoys running on the beach, bushwalking and playing rugby union at the University of Wollongong.
Jay joined our team starting as a work experience student and has recently graduated her Veterinary Nurse Certificate IV. She is looking forward to gaining more experience and develop her nursing skills. She is enthusiastic and friendly and can not wait to meet everyone and their pets at the hospital.
Maddison has recently join our Crown Street family. She graduated her Veterinary Nursing Certificate IV in August 2017 and we are excited to see her achieve her dreams and watch her passion as working as veterinary nurse.
Lucy graduated from the University of Liverpool in the UK and moved to Australia two years ago in an attempt to escape the constant rain. Lucy enjoys all aspects of first opinion work, but puppy and kitten checks and surgery are particular favourites!
Lucy has a three legged cat called Harry who she sadly had to leave with family in the UK, but receives regular updates on him via Skype. Outside of work Lucy enjoys scuba diving in summer and skiing in winter.
Mother of 4 Graduated Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing in 2017 and been with our Greencross family since 2016. She loves the variety veterinary nursing offers in day to day clinic life. Her special interest is in surgery and is passionate about exotics and wildlife. She loves her personal collection of reptiles and when not working, enjoys family life, scuba diving, camping and puzzles. We are proud to share Eleace is our clinic Cat Advocate.
Kylie joined the Crown Street team while completing her Veterinary Nursing Certificate IV and took up a permanent nursing position over 11 years ago.
She feels very lucky to be working among amazing professionals and enjoys the challenge of balancing the needs of our clients, patients and team members. Her favourite aspect of the job is providing exceptional care to our patients and their humans.
When not at work, Kylie is kept busy by her young daughter and very demanding feline, Bella.
Kylie is currently on leave and looking forward to welcoming her second child.
Sarah started at Greencross Vets Crown Street as a work placement student while studying Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing and has been working at the clinic since graduating in 2015. She enjoys having a hands on role with assisting the vet team with surgery and hospital cases and loves that there is always more to be learned in her position as a Veterinary Nurse.
At home she enjoys spending time with her boxer Arnie and her hand raised rat Rigby.
Meg graduated in 2017 with a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. She loves working at the Crown Street clinic because of the tight knit team. Meg looks forward to continuing her studies with a Diploma in Surgical Nursing. Meg rescued a little transgender kitty called Skip who loves to play fetch 24/7. Outside the clinic Meg loves living at the beach and getting as much sun as possible in summer.
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