Welcome to Greencross Vets Ferntree Gully
Now open inside Petbarn!
We are your local team of pet care professionals, we are truly 'passionate about pets' and we love what we do. Greencross Vets Ferntree Gully is conveniently located in Petbarn so that you can find all your pet care needs under the one location!
Veterinary Director Dr. Amy Freestone, Practice Manager Kelly Jensen and their 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 than ever. We offer a comprehensive range of professional veterinary services ensure that your pet is healthy and happy throughout all life stages, ranging from preventative health care to weight loss programs through to surgery and diagnostic medicine.
We encourage you to contact us directly on 7001 5581 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 benefits of becoming a Friends For Life and Healthy Pets Plus member!
Greencross Vets Ferntree Gully 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.
KKelly is our Practice Manager with over a decade of experience working as a Veterinary Nurse (Certificate IV) and is registered under the Australian Veterinary Nurse and Technician (AVNAT) Registration Scheme.
Kelly is also our pet Nutritional Nurse Consultant having worked for Hill’s Pet Nutrition, completing numerous nutrition courses and attending conferences over the years.
In November 2022, Kelly travelled to South Africa to volunteer with lions and cheetahs. This experience confirmed Kelly’s passion for wildlife conservation and has led her to complete her Certificate III in Wildlife and Exhibited Animal Care through Taronga Training Institute, to qualify working with wildlife and zoo animals.
Outside of the clinic, Kelly has a flair for visual arts, enjoys listening to music and travelling.
At home, Kelly has a spoiled ruby Cavalier King Charles Spaniel named Lacey and one day hopes to add a British Short Hair to her fur family.
Trainee Veterinary Nurse
Jemma joined the clinic in 2021 as an intern, and is now pursuing further studies in Vet Nursing. She has special interests in areas of pathology and radiology.
Outside of the clinic, Jemma is a voracious reader and a cat lover. Parent to two fur-babies Jerome and Beiga, siblings who are from the same litter. The trouble maker of the two Jerome is always curled up on her lap or getting into mischief knocking over the house plants or trying to eat his sisters food.
Celene started as a Veterinary Nurse with Greencross Vets Ferntree Gully in 2020 and works across two clinics. She has successfully completed her qualifications and continues to develop her professional learning. Celene has a passion for animal welfare and continues to enjoy learning about every aspect of animal care.
Tahlia started at Greencross Vets Ferntree Gully in November 2020 as a Trainee Nurse and is currently completing her qualification. She has a passion for animal welfare and would love to foster animals in the future. Before starting at Greencross Vets Tahlia worked at a Dog Daycare Centre for many years and gained lots of animal handling skills.
Trainee Veterinary Nurse
Madi has been Vet Nursing since starting as a Trainee at Greencross Vets Ferntree Gully in early 2019. She is currently completing her further qualification in Veterinary Nursing. Madi has a special interest in animal behaviour is extremely passionate about animal welfare and has a big soft spot for our senior pets. She fosters greyhounds through GAP and grew up with large dogs, guinea pigs, rabbits and raising chickens.
Madi’s greatest love is her German Shepherd, Lexi, pictured here. Madi started her career in animal care in 2016 working at her local pet store, selling pet food and animal care products as well as helping with grooming, while completing her Certificate in Animal Studies at Box Hill TAFE in 2017. Madi has also been working at a Doggy day-care for some years and has developed amazing skills working with animals and making them feel happy and relaxed while being handled. Madi absolutely loves working with the team at Greencross and hopes to grow in her position here.
Dr. Helen Clyne
Dr. Helen Clyne
Dr Helen graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1990 with 1st class Honors. In 1999 she gained membership of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in Small Animal Medicine and in 2005 completed Certificate IV in Animal Behaviour and Training through Delta Institute.
Helen has worked in many small animal practices in both Australia and England over the last 30 years and still loves her job. Helen enjoys continuing education and aims to provide high quality patient care, making your pet’s visit as stress free as possible.
Outside of the clinic, Helen enjoys spending quality time with her daughter, cooking, reading, travelling, photography and keeping tropical fish.
At home, Helen’s fur and feathered family includes Buddy the Japanese Spitz, Stanley the cat and Kevin and Misty the cockatiels which have all been adopted from previous homes.
Dr. Ying Zheng
Dr. Ying Zheng
Dr Ying completed her Bachelor of Science with honours at the University of Melbourne in 2005 before graduating with her Veterinary Science degree in 2009. She began her career in a small animal practice in outer East Melbourne for seven years before she joined the teams at Greencross Box Hill and Ferntree Gully.
Ying is interested in all aspects of small animal medicine and surgery, with a special interest in internal medicine.
Outside of the clinic, Ying enjoys musical theatre, crafts and cake decorating, watching Disney movies with her two children, relaxing and playing golf with her husband and of course, cuddling with her sweet and smoochy cat twins, Milo the independent chocolate Burmese and Gracie the curious lilac Burmese.
Dr Ying speaks basic Mandarin and Hokkien.
Dr Amy Freestone
Dr Amy Freestone
Dr Amy graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2008 with First Class Honours and has been working in small animal practice ever since. She joined the team at Greencross Vets Kilsyth in 2015, then moved across to Greencross Vets Ferntree Gully when it opened in 2017 and has enjoyed watching the clinic grow into the busy, thriving clinic that it is today. Dr Amy has a keen interest in all aspects of small animal medicine and hopes to one day achieve her Memberships with the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in Small Animal Medicine. Dr Amy took over the role of Veterinary Director in 2019.
In her spare time, Dr Amy enjoys spending time with her family, which consists of her husband, Kurt, and her two daughters, Mia and Charlotte. They also have a very loveable Golden Retriever called Summer, and a cheeky grey tabby cat called Sox.
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