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
Adolescent and mature dog behaviour classes
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 favourite part of Vet Nursing is taking care of hospital patients and critical care cases. She like to help taking x-rays and running pathology.
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.
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.
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 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 favourite areas of the job . He, his wife and his 2 kids, have 2 cats and 1 dog and loves the outdoors
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!
1-3 Princes Highway (Cnr Jardine Street), Fairy Meadow, NSW 2519
Opening Hours / Trading Hours
Monday – Friday 8:00am – 7:00pm
Saturday 8:00am – 6:00pm
Sunday 8:30am – 6:00pm
Public holidays 8:30am – 6:00pm
We?re a ‘walk- in’ only clinic here at Greencross Fairy Meadow, so an appointment is not required.
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