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 Cecile King 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.
Junior Nurse Assistant
Growing up Emily has had the privilege of owning and caring for many pets, including: guinea pigs, dogs, cats, rabbits, lizards, chickens and more. Emily is excited to grow her knowledge and skill set within the veterinary industry! Emily joined our team in 2021 and works with us as a junior nurse assistant, on weekends and during school holidays. She wishes to pursue a Certificate IV in veterinary nursing in the future. She has a strong desire to help and support the team and is passionate about patient experiences when they visit our vet clinic.
At home she has a four-year-old German short haired pointer, named Harley and in her spare time Emily likes to spend time with Harley, taking her for walks.
Celene started as a Veterinary Nurse with Greencross Vets Ferntree Gully in 2020. She is currently completing her qualification and is on track to complete her course mid 2022. 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 fur baby, Bess-Bess the cheeky cat.
Senior Veterinary Nurse
Brittany started Veterinary nursing in 2012 and became a qualified Veterinary Nurse in 2016. She joined the team with the opening of Greencross Ferntree Gully in December 2016 and her areas of passion are in preventative health care, nutrition, animal behaviour, surgical anesthesia and providing her patients with high standards of care. At home Brittany has a 6yr old Border Collie named Oscar, a cheeky 2yr old Chihuahua called Trixie and a senior pug called Keeta, who she adopted through the clinic a few years ago.
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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