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Greencross Vets

Fairy Meadow

Welcome to Greencross Vets Fairy Meadow

We are a 'walk-in' clinic here at Greencross Vets Fairy Meadow, so an appointment is not required!

We have been established for over 70 years. We have 12 highly skilled, veterinarians with a combined experience of over 100 years and over 30 staff members. We are all dedicated to providing the highest quality in Veterinary care for our patients.

We aim to provide the highest standard of patient care in diagnosis and treatment in all cases of illness and injury, where the welfare of our patient is always our first consideration. We pride ourselves one friendly and helpful advice at any time on all aspects of animal health to make sure that the special member of your family is happy and healthy for a long time.

State of the art Greencross Vets Fairy Meadowis locatedon the Princes Highway in Fairy Meadow in between Amber Tiles and the Anglican Church. Fairy Meadow Veterinary Hospital is over 700m2 and offers the following facilities:

24 hour emergency service when you phone 4283 2333
Ample off street parking
Expansive reception,waiting and merchandise area with multiple waiting areas
4 large consultation rooms including a private grieving room
Open plan treatment area which includes separate dog and cat ICU/recovery areas
Large operating theatre with 2 operating tables and piped O2 gas, suction and medical air delivery systems to compliment the large array of surgical equipment
Digital xray and high powered xray unit
5 general anaesthetic machines with Isotec vaporisers all connected to piped O2 system from our own in house O2 production plant
IDEXX in house pathology suite
Dental suite
Endoscocopy
Ultrasound
Chemotherapy suite
Isolation
Puppy Preschool
Adolescent and mature dog behaviour classes
Grooming

All our clients – old and new – are more than welcome to come in for a tour of our clinic. Please just ask one of our friendly staff.

Our Services.

Greencross Vets Fairy Meadow offer a comprehensive range of professional veterinary services to cater for all your pet care needs utilising the latest diagnostic equipment.

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.

Grooming

Don’t have your own clippers? Let us take care of dog grooming for you. Our clinic offers premium dog grooming for your pet.

Puppy Pre-School

Greencross Vets Puppy School is an excellent starting point for owners wanting a well-managed and socialised pet. Courses run for four to six weeks. Click to learn more.

Ultrasound

An ultrasound is a painless diagnostic procedure that allows vets to take a closer look at your pet’s health. We only use the latest technology for the most accurate diagnoses.

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.

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 Team

Abbey Hawes

Abbey Hawes

Abbey started with the Greencross south coast family in 2015 whilst still at school. She completed a school based traineeship at Fairy Meadow before starting as a veterinary nurse with us in 2016. Abbey completed her Cert IV certificate this year. Abbey is also a trained puppy preschool / behavior trainer and facilitates our classes at Greencross Woonona Bulli. She has two pets, bearded dragon named Rango and a cocker spaniel named Jagger
spare time – likes to be outside

Sarah Walsh

Sarah Walsh

Sarah is a Trainee Vet Nurse at Fairy Meadow and Woonona-Bulli Clinics. She loves all animals that come into our care and has a special interest in wildlife and exotics. She has a beautiful greyhound called Joey at home whom she recently rescued.

Dr Julie Waring

Dr Julie Waring

Julie graduated from Queensland University, and has worked in many practices both large and small, in Queensland, Victoria, ACT and NSW. She has been in Wollongong since 1997, and enjoys internal medicine cases.She has 2 adult children, a scientist husband  who exercises a lot , and a young Irish Wolfhound Cuinn. She swims regularly and walks a lot!

Dr Luke Michel

Dr Luke Michel

Luke grew up in Southern Sydney and studied Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney where he graduated with first class honours in 2003 and then took his first job at the Wollongong Veterinary Hospital. In 2011, he became part owner and Veterinary Director in charge of Veterinary hospitals at Greencross Vets Fairy Meadow, Woonona Bulli and now in Campbelltown. This group employs over 40 staff including 13 vets. He is also part of the Vet Advisory Board for Greencross Vets that has over 100 Veterinary hospitals Australia wide. Luke has a special interest in Small Animal Medicine and has completed further education and qualifications in this area with the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists. He’s also completed his Certificate IV in Training, Assessment and Education and has just started his Diploma of Management. Luke lives in Wollongong with his wife Karli and 3 daughters – Olivia, Molly and Emily and his cat Henry who is his only male support in the house. He enjoys playing, watching and talking about sport, especially AFL, Soccer and Cricket and is trying to brainwash his girls into following them as well.

Sheridan Thomas

Sheridan Thomas

After doing a term of Cert II at Yallah TAFE ,Sheridan started training at Greencross vets as a trainee at our Fairy Meadow branch in 2014. She would work one day a week as a placement student during year 11 & 12 while finishing off her HSC. Once graduated from high school and finishing Cert II animal studies she went on to study Cert IV in veterinary nursing through the Greencross training platform AIRC . From there, Sheridan went on to take a roll as veterinary nurse across 3 of our south coast clinics, based mostly at Warilla- Shellcove and occasionally at Woonona-Bulli & Fairy Meadow. Additional to vet nursing, Sheridan runs her own small house & pet sitting business and lives at home with her cheeky Beagle dog Ajax, Cockatiel Kerry and a few chooks! Whenever she isn’t working, Sheridan enjoys getting outdoors to go on bushwalks & traveling to new countries

Dr Brett Beehag

Dr Brett Beehag

Brett qualified as a vet from Sydney university in 1997 and starting working with the team in Wollongong in the same year . In 2006 he gained his memberships with the Australian college of veterinary scientists in surgery.  Surgery is one of his favorite areas of the job .  He, his wife and his 2 kids, have 2 cats and 1 dog and loves the outdoors

Dr Nicole Defina

Dr Nicole Defina

Nikki graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2015. Since graduating, Nikki has worked in mixed practices in rural Victoria and the Illawarra area before joining the Greencross team in 2017.

Nikki loves all aspects of veterinary medicine, but particularly enjoys small animal surgery and wildlife medicine. She lives at home with her partner who is also a vet, their cat Mr Moustachio, and their dog, a Catahoula called Angus. Outside of her work as a vet, Nikki loves running and exploring the great outdoors.

Dr Weiling Koh

Dr Weiling Koh

Brodie Hovanesian

Brodie Hovanesian

Brodie joined our Greencross team in March 2018, completing her Vet Nursing Cert IV in 2017 at Kurri Kurri Tafe. She has recently moved to the area from Newcastle where she has two Pug X, Peppa and Frankie and a Labrador named Milly. After having a passion and love for animals from a young age she knew that being a vet nurse is what she always wanted to do.

Jessica Green

Jessica Green

Jess has a role as Head Nurse at Fairy Meadow and has been nursing since 2011. She started out as a volunteer and has now taken on the role of training our new nursing students.

Jess loves dogs and has a soft spot for Cavaliers. Her favorite part of Vet Nursing is taking care of hospital patients and critical care cases. She like to help taking x-rays and running pathology.

Kerrie Crasta

Kerrie Crasta

Lauren Coussens

Lauren Coussens

Lauren qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 2001 and has been nursing ever since. She joined the team at Fairy Meadow in 2015 and is now Practice Manager for our Fairy Meadow, Woonona-Bulli and Warilla-Shellcove Clinics. Her favourite nursing role is assisting the vets with surgery and is slightly crazy about cats! She has 3 black cats at home – Cino, Luna and Harry, a German Shepherd, Toby and an Indian Ringneck Parrot called Ringo. She loves spending time with her husband Brad and daughter Scarlett.

Chelsea Lawler

Chelsea Lawler

In 2015 Chelsea left school to pursue a career in the animal industry. Having such a passion for animals from a young age, Chelsea knew that no other career path would suit. Chelsea loves seeing the bond formed between pet owners and their pets which make helping her patients so important to her. Chelsea lives at home with her crazy little pug Ralph and three other Chihuahuas Willow, Elkie and Frankie.

Michelle Oddy

Michelle Oddy

Rebecca Robey

Rebecca Robey

Dr Rebecca Robey BVSc (Hons I), BSc (Zoology)/BA (Indonesian) has been working at Greencross Fairy Meadow since 2015, but has been in the veterinary industry for over 20 years! Rebecca has a strong interest in emergency medicine, surgery and ultrasonography having completed continuing education courses in each field. Dr. Robey is also very passionate and experienced in treating wildlife and unusual pets and can occasionally be found working as a veterinarian at Taronga Zoo. Rebecca enjoys looking after all creatures great and small from dogs and cats to rabbits, rodents and reptiles! During her precious spare time, Beck enjoys the beach with her 2 and 4 legged family. She is also passionately involved with charities in Australia including WIRES and AMRRIC, as well as helping endangered wildlife in Borneo and volunteering overseas with Vets-Beyond-Borders.

April Hall-Wheeler

April Hall-Wheeler

April is a Trainee Vet Nurse who is currently studying Certificate III at TAFE. April has always had a passion for animals, but has only recently decided it is the career path for her and has loved every bit about it. She has a Labrador at home, as well as 2 cats

Rebecca Van Mouwerik

Rebecca Van Mouwerik

Bec has been a Vet Nurse for 7 years and is a Head Nurse at our Fairy Meadow clinic. She lives local with her husband Dan, daughter Aria and two kitties Jazz and Hudson. Medical cases interest Bec the most, and she is passionate about supporting the team, and encouraging them to learn new skills and expand their nursing knowledge

Ashley Barrett

Ashley Barrett

Ash started at Greencross in 2011. She is one of our senior nurses who is very passionate about medical nursing and going above and beyond for patient care. Her vision is to change peoples lives through animals. Ash enjoys music, fashion and anything outdoors on the beautiful south coast. At home she has two Labradors Frederick & Rollo Lothbrok, cat Lagertha and a alexandrine parrot Amigo.

Denzie White

Denzie White

Denzie has worked at Greencross Vet since 2012. Her passion is exotic animals and native wildlife. Denzie has been educating our puppy owners through our Puppy Cadets course at the Fairy Meadow clinic for two years and enjoys meeting and helping puppy owners and their families through the excitement and stress of owning a new puppy. Her fur family consists of two dogs, Stella and Digger, three cats, Mes, Darnell and Cybal, a lorikeet named Stavross and two ducks, Dudley and Elwood.​

Dione Harris

Dione Harris

Dione joined our Greencross Team in 2010. She has a Certificate 4 in Veterinary Nursing and went on to complete her certificate in Advanced Small Animal Nursing. She has an interest in pathology, is extremely passionate about inpatient care and is a feline friendly advocate. Dione lives with Kenton the lorikeet (otherwise known as Poss), Sherlock and Watson the bearded dragons and Banks her domestic shorthair cat.

Dr Sandy Soon

Dr Sandy Soon

Sandy has been a vet for over 20 year, working in small animal practices in Australia and the UK. She enjoys many aspects of veterinary work, especially surgery. In her spare time, Sandy loves spending time with her family and playing music.

Dr Kevin Calleja

Dr Kevin Calleja

Kevin has recently joined our team at Greencross Fairy Meadow and Warilla but is a familiar face around the Illawarra after being a vet here for nearly 20 years. Kevin has a keen interest in cat medicine, but loves all aspects of being a Veterinary surgeon. Kevin shares his house hold with his patient wife, 2 kids , 2 cats and 2 dogs. When not having fun with his day job, Kevin likes to spend his time fishing out on the lake.

Dr Joe Lee

Dr Joe Lee

Dr Lucia Mentink

Dr Lucia Mentink

Dr Michael Yazbeck

Dr Michael Yazbeck

Michael graduated from the University of Sydney in 2015, after having made it onto the Veterinary Faculty Dean’s List of Excellence in Academic Performance, and becoming the proud recipient of the Australian Small Animal Veterinary Association Prize for Medicine and Surgery. He joined the South Coast team in early 2016 and was nominated for New Graduate of the Year. In 2017 Michael was awarded Veterinary Associate of the Year.  Michael has a keen interest in small animal surgery, internal and emergency medicine, and loves solving interesting cases. One of his biggest highlights to date has been travelling to South Africa to work with all sorts of animals, from local village dogs to wild giraffes. Michael’s furry and feathered family include his cat Pepper and budgie Phoenix. He enjoys going to concerts, relaxing on the beach and playing gigs.

Dr Ashley Sykes

Dr Ashley Sykes

Ashley graduated in the UK in 2011 and has recently come to work at Green Cross Vets. Back in the UK he had snakes, rabbits, fish and a cat. He has a particular interest in soft tissue surgery as well as an in exotic and pocket pets. In his own time he is a keen photographer.

Makayla Grubb

Makayla Grubb

Makayla has been a vet nurse for 2 years now at Greencross Fairy Meadow and is currently studying Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. She has 2 pugs at home named Preston & Myla. Makayla loves being active in her spare time.

1-3 Princes Highway (Cnr Jardine Street), Fairy Meadow, NSW 2519

Fairy Meadow

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