Welcome to our clinic
Greencross Vets Forest Lake are your local team of pet care professionals, we are truly ‘passionate about pets’ and we love what we do. 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 teams are committed to providing the local community and their pets with the highest standard of veterinary care and disease prevention. We invest ourselves emotionally as well as professionally so you can be assured that your pet is in the best of hands. Our purpose is to share our love and passion for animals through the pursuit of veterinary excellence.
Greencross Vets Forest Lake offer a comprehensive range of professional veterinary services to cater for all your pet care needs utilising the latest diagnostic equipment.
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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.
Tahlia completed her certificate 2 in Animal Studies in 2014 and is currently studying her Certificate 4 in Veterinary Nursing in 2020. She started volunteering at Greencross Vets since 2016, and has been working at Greencross Vets Forest Lake since 2017. She has a passion for helping and caring for small animals. In her spare time, Tahlia enjoys camping, going to the beach and catching up with friends.
Tylisha will be found within the clinic cuddling cats most of the time and getting excited for all the wildlife brought in. She has been with the Greencross team for a decade and started her journey as a student trainee and is currently a full veterinarian nurse. Tylisha works between Greencross vets Forest Lake and Greencross Forest Lake Village as a veterinarian nurse.
She will always have a creature that she is looking after (from birds to kittens ) and has a passion for helping whenever is needed. In her spare time Tylisha may be found with her menagerie of pets or tending to her orchids.
Dr Clare Waddell
Dr Clare Waddell
Clare graduated from the University of Queensland in 1994. Clare has worked as a small animal vet at the Forest Lake Vet Surgery since 1997. She enjoys the long term relationships she has been privileged to develop with both clients and pets over this time. In her spare time she enjoys good food and wine along with camping and exploring Australia. She has a love of Shelties and her current girl Lori is the third she has had the pleasure of owning.
Dr Lori Crane
Dr Lori Crane
Lori graduated from James Cook University in Townsville in 2016. She has a passion for small animal general practice particularly enhancing her surgical and ultrasound skills. Lori has enjoyed developing relationships with clients and pets at Forest Lake over the past year and she looks forward to meeting more clients and pets in the years to come. In her spare time Lori enjoys spending time at the beach surfing, visiting her family in Townsville and patting Golden Retrievers. Unfortunately when Lori moved to Brisbane she was unable to take her elderly dog Louie with her, he now lives happily with Loris parents (Who feed him way too much). Her one wish is to own a Golden Retriever of her own one day.
Mary-Ann has been in the industry for a number of years working in both small and large animal practices in the local area .After starting a family, Mary-Ann retuned to work in 1996 for Ian Gorrie at Forest Lake. She has a Certificate 4 in Veterinary nursing and enjoys her role as Practice Manager / Nurse. She has a terrier cross called Charlie who is referred to as the ‘Spoilt One’. In her spare time Mary-Ann enjoys spending time with family and friends, going to the beach and AFL.
Sandy began volunteering with the Forest Lake clinic in 2003, and has since completed her Certificate 2 in Veterinary Nursing and joined the Greencross team in a full time nursing position. She shares her home with 2 grumpy old cockatiel men, Charcoal & Mr Missy, and her Collie X, Maddison, unable to be left behind when spotted at the RSPCA.
Sharn is a qualified Veterinary Nurse who has been working in the industry for over six years. She has extensive experience at Greencross Vets having worked as a Practice Manager for several years, which encompasses a range of different responsibilities including customer service and training new staff members. When she’s not in the clinic, you will find her spending time with her dog Bruce!
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