Welcome to Greencross Vets Hoppers Crossing
We 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.
Although Greencross Vets is part of a national organisation our practice is run and managed by a team of dedicated vets, nurses and support staff who understand and value the bond between you and your pet.
Our team is committed to offering you and your pet’s exceptional service, and the very best in veterinary medicine and preventative health care.
We encourage you to contact us directly 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.
Greencross Vets Hoppers Crossing 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.
Sonia started her nursing career in the 1980’s and has worked in small animal practice, Customs and Emergency & Critical Care. Sonia also spent 5 years teaching Certificate IV Veterinary nurses and still has a special interest in training nurses to ensure that clients and their pets receive a high standard of nursing care.
Sonia enjoys spending time with her animals at home especially when she goes walking in the paddocks and have the menagerie following her around – her dog Pearl who is a pug x, a cat called Haem, a chicken called Chicken and her 2 horses, Matlock & Zac.
Dr Julie Grist
Dr Julie Grist
Dr Julie graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and joined the Greencross team in January 2019 as a New Graduate. She has a passion for small animal practice and a keen interest in surgery. Julie grew up in the Wyndham area and loves spending time with her Whippet, Rusty, Cairo the German Shepherd and Lily the DSH. In her spare time she is an avid Netflix addict and enjoys reading, painting/ drawing, snorkeling and travelling.
Ashlea completed her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing in December 2019. She started as a casual nurse with Greencross Hoppers Crossing in May 2019 and became a permanent staff member in January 2020.
Ash enjoys chatting with our clients and always has time to give love to your pets. Ash is hoping to start up Puppy school training here at the clinic to help share her knowledge and skills with new puppy owners.
Ash loves to spend time with her own grown up puppy Murphy who is constantly a source of entertainment!
Celeste completed her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing in December 2019. She has been working with the brilliant team at Greencross Hoppers Crossing since early November 2018 after a month of practical placement.
Celeste is grateful to have been given the opportunity to work at Greencross Vets and is thoroughly enjoys being able to learn on the job and put all her newly learnt skills into practice. In Celeste’s spare time she loves to take her two dogs, Pingu and Indi out to the You Yangs Regional Park and volunteering with Zoos Victoria.
Alisha completed her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing in 2012. She has been working with the amazing team at Greencross Hoppers Crossing since early 2014 and absolutely loves what she does. It has been a dream of hers to work with animals since before she can remember. She enjoys looking after any patients that come through the door, and making sure they are as happy and comfortable as possible. Alisha doesn’t have any pets of her own but her son Billy certainly keeps her on her toes!
Dr Jeff Brady
Dr Jeff Brady
Dr Jeff has been at 58 Derrimut Road for over 12 years. He has been a dog and cat vet for a few more years than that, however, and still enjoys the interesting cases that find their way to our clinic. He keeps up to date with the latest techniques & treatments through conferences and web-based learning to ensure your pets are offered the very best care possible. He has been involved with the Australian Veterinary Association for many years and awarded the title of Fellow after his extensive voluntary work. Dr Jeff is owned by a hyperactive and demanding Jack Russell Terrier named Lily, who cohabits with Raffy the quiet, gentle Pug cross. In his spare time Jeff likes to cook and eat, maybe too much
Erin is a trainee nurse at Greencross Vets Hoppers Crossing. She is currently studying towards her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing with Open Colleges and is very grateful to have this opportunity to put her newly learnt skills into action at Greencross Vets. In her spare time Erin loves to go water skiing and hang out with her newly rescued dog Lenny who is a kelpie cross. Erin is very much enjoying working with the Hoppers Crossing team and getting to know all their lovely clients.
Pru has been working as a Vet Nurse since 1998, where she started her Nursing career in a mixed practice (Farm Animals & Family Pets), before moving to Werribee and starting work with Jeff in this clinic in 2006 when it was formerly known as Derrimut Rd Vet Clinic and PetsFirst.
Although Pru has been nursing for quite some time she continues to enjoy, meeting and getting to know new clients and their pets. She also enjoys continuing to build her connections with regular clients and their fur babies. She enjoys chatting with clients about their pets health concerns and assisting in Surgery.
When Pru is not at work she is kept busy with her 3 young children, her demanding Bengal Melody, 2 Rabbits and a budgie. Pru also enjoys visiting her family’s dairy farm, exploring national parks and beaches, and of course spending time with friends & family.
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