Welcome to Greencross Vets Diamond Creek
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 Diamond Creek we aim to set ourselves apart. We know your pet’s well-being means a lot to you. Our depth of experience in caring for your pet means that we deliver a high level of personalised yet professional service.
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 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 Diamond Creek Veterinary team is committed to offering you and your pet’s 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 pet’s health and wellbeing or if you simply want more information about the services that we can provide you and your pets. We value our reputation and only want the best for your pet. If for any reason the service or experience you have with us is something other than great, please get in touch with us.
Greencross Vets Diamond Creek 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.
Kate has been veterinary nursing since 2009 and joined the team at Diamond Creek in 2013; Since 2018 Kate has been Practice Manager at Diamond Creek.
Kate also has a passion for farming and agriculture in which she completed her diploma in Agriculture in 2014 and now runs a cattle farm with her partner. Kate enjoys spending time with her menagerie of animals and travelling to see her family in the USA.
Dr Jim Kennedy
Dr Jim Kennedy
Jim graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1977. The past 20 years have been spent in a mixed animal practice in Yarra Valley, but has also spent time working in Geelong, Northern Territory and North Yorkshire. He is still very interested in all aspects of Vet small animal practice but has a special interest in Cardiology. Since graduating Jim has untaken further study and passed membership examinations to The Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Science, in both canine medicine and equine medicine. He is married and lives in the Yarra Valley, Jim has four children and (at present) has four dogs, four horses and six cats. He follows Geelong in the football and loves test cricket.
In 2016 Erin traded in her career as a property manager to re-tool as a vet nurse, completing her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. With a love for animals and fierce determination to achieve her goals, Erin’s ambitious nature paid off and she has since become a valuable member of our practice.
She has an ongoing thirst for knowledge, continuing to advance her skills and interest in small animal surgery. She has an interest in our Australian wildlife but also enjoys dealing with our furry domestic species. Living locally with her family, Erin leads a very civilised life riding her horse, Holly and camping at various locations in Victoria’s wilderness with her family and their 2 dogs, Razor and Shadow.
Dr Julia Porter
Dr Julia Porter
Julia graduated from Melbourne University in 2012. Since then she has worked in small animal practice at various clinics across Melbourne, gradually getting closer to her home in Eltham. Julia has a particular love of cats and enjoys all aspects of being a Vet. She currently lives with her family including mischievous ‘Annie’ a 10 year old cat, old man ‘Paddy’ a 14 year old Westie X and rainbow lorikeet ‘Bella’. She hopes to add some fish to her family shortly! She suffers from hobby-itis and enjoys crafts including teddy bear making, quilting, embroidery, crochet and painting and is currently learning to play the harp and the Chinese bamboo flute.
Linda has been working for Greencross Vets since October 2016. Linda obtained her Associate Degree of Vet Nursing at Melbourne Polytechnic. Linda has a menagerie of animals at home including Snow White (pictured) who is a rescue rabbit, and 2 other rabbits named Thumper and Jack, Two dogs named Ruby and Bailey, 7 Guinea Pigs, a budgie named Frankie and a lamb named Shadow who all keep her very busy at home. Linda has a special interest in rabbits and guinea pigs.
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