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Greencross Vets

Kilsyth

Welcome to Greencross Vets Kilsyth

We are your local team of pet care professionals, we are truly ‘passionate about pets’ and we love what we do!

We are a busy practice located in Kilsyth, situated on the corner of Liverpool and Mt Dandenong Road. We have an experienced team that consists of 6 veterinarians and 9 passionate nurses who all have the same focus to provide you and your pet with a comprehensive range of professional services.

We are focused on your pet’s wellness and preventative health to ensure your pet gets healthy and stays healthy. At Greencross Vets Kilsyth our team are willing to help develop a plan for your pet’s wellbeing.

We encourage you to contact us directly on (03) 9725 4011 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.

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Our Services.

Greencross Vets Kilsyth offer a comprehensive range of professional veterinary services to cater for all your pet care needs utilising the latest diagnostic equipment.

Desexing

Getting your pet desexed (neutered or spayed) is essential to their health. All Greencross Vets facilities are completely sterile and use the latest in surgical equipment.

Vaccinations

Prevention is the best medicine. Kitten and puppy vaccinations (injections) and adult pet vaccinations prevent disease. Get your pet’s vaccinations up-to-date.

Heartworm Prevention

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.

Dentistry

Greencross Vets offer a range of dentistry services like cat and dog teeth cleaning. Consider us your pet’s veterinarian and dentist combined.

Grooming

Don’t have your own clippers? Let us take care of dog grooming for you. Our clinic offers premium dog grooming for your pet.

Puppy Pre-School

Greencross Vets Puppy School is an excellent starting point for owners wanting a well-managed and socialised pet. Courses run for four to six weeks. Click to learn more.

Ultrasound

An ultrasound is a painless diagnostic procedure that allows vets to take a closer look at your pet’s health. We only use the latest technology for the most accurate diagnoses.

X-ray/Radiology

Greencross Vets clinics are equipped with high-quality radiograph equipment including X-ray machines, automatic processors, and X-ray view equipment.

Clinical Pathology

Clinical pathology allows our vets to analyse and diagnose health conditions. Common laboratory tests include blood tests, urinalysis, faecal tests and biopsy examination.

Laboratory Testing

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.

Meet The Team

Dr Tina Kertesz

Dr Tina Kertesz

Dr Tina graduated from Charles Sturt University in Wagga in 2014 and since this time has been working in a mixed animal practice. Tina joined the Kilsyth team at the start of 2017 and has been enjoying meeting her new clients and patients. Her interests include; small animal surgery, exotic/pocket pets and wildlife. Outside of work Tina spends her time playing roller derby and studying a masters degree. She also has a small menagerie of; 4 dogs, 2 cats, 1 goat, 1 cow and poultry.

Donna Waldron

Donna Waldron

Donna has been professionally grooming for over 30 years, both in veterinary clinics and with her own business. Donna has been grooming at Greencross Vets since 1997 and has seen many great changes in her time at the clinic. She has many animals at home including goats, sheep, chickens and her gorgeous Staffordshire Bull Terrier named Izzy.

Casey Standaar

Casey Standaar

Casey completed her Diploma in Events Management in 2014, however decided that working with animals would really be her dream career.  She started studying Certificate IV in Veterinary nursing in 2015 and completed her studies in March 2018.  Casey has been part of the Greencross Kilsyth team for two years and is enjoying meeting friendly patients and clients.  At home Casey has two dogs – Tobi and Kai, two cats – Mia and Debra and nny called Poppy.  Outside of work, Casey is spending lots of time with her family and friends and taking her pups out on day trips.

Dr Georgia Hocking

Dr Georgia Hocking

Georgia is a recent graduate, graduating from University of Melbourne in 2016. Georgia has been part of the Greencross Kilsyth team since July 2017 and has loved meeting many of our clients already. Georgia’s main interests are in Small Animal medicine and Ultrasound.
Eddie is the family fur baby he was rescue puppy with lots of personality he is a 11 month Terrier X who loves coming into the clinic.

Dr Vivien Foong

Dr Vivien Foong

Holly Cunningham

Holly Cunningham

Holly has been working in the industry as a Veterinary Nurse for the past 11 years. Her passion for animals was the main reason for getting involved in the industry and she can still honestly say that her passion remains just as strong now as it did back then.
Holly is mum to 2 beautiful Bull Mastiffs, Bruce and Norman as well as a slightly precious cat Molly. The 2 boys are both extremely sociable and loving visiting all the staff for cuddles, and at times still think that they are lap dogs despite their size.

Dr Skye Ware

Dr Skye Ware

Skye graduated from the University of Queensland in 2003 and has been working in Small Animal Practice since graduating. She has joined the team at Greencross Kilsyth in April 2015 and is enjoying the working environment with the team of Vets and Nurses. Skye has an interest in both small animal medicine and surgery. She enjoys spending her spare time with her husband and her two little girls Zoe and Sophie – who both share their mother’s passion for animals. Her fur family consists of a Cavalier King Charles named Patch and a Domestic Shorthair cat named Meow Meow.

Dr Diana Skues

Dr Diana Skues

Diana spent her student days at the University Of Melbourne. After graduating she worked locally for 1 year before working in mixed practice in New Zealand and England for several years. She joined the Greencross Vets Kilsyth (formally Kilsyth Vet Clinic) approximately 25 years ago with 4 young children, horses. Dogs, cats, cockatiels, silver quail and a very understanding husband. She is now working part time at the clinic enjoying new challenges within the practice and tries to balance work with leisure activities and family including 3 grandchildren. Dina is very passionate about her work and has a particular affinity for Rhodesian Ridgebacks and black and white cats.

Dr Kathryn Willis

Dr Kathryn Willis

Kathryn graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1997 and worked in a variety of small animal clinics before joining the Kilsyth team as a part-time veterinarian in 2009. She has one fur-kid, a kelpie named Bailey. Kathryn has a passion for agility and so does Bailey (fortunately!), and they spend many weekends competing together at agility trials. They also train and compete in obedience and Rally-O. Kathryn also has an interest in photography (her favourite subjects being birds and dogs) and has had some success competing in national and international photography competitions.

Dr Olivia Marshall

Dr Olivia Marshall

Olivia graduated from The University of Melbourne in 2013 and spent a year in mixed practice, before moving into small animal practice in 2015. She has a particular interest in small animal internal medicine, wildlife and is working to develop her skills in ultrasound. In her spare time, Olivia enjoys travelling, going to markets and playing board games with friends. She shares her home with her fiancé, Alistair and a very lazy and adored greyhound, Chloe.

Emilea McLeod

Emilea McLeod

Emilea has been a Veterinary Nurse at Greencross Kilsyth since 2007 where she completed work experience. Em has her Certificate 4 in Veterinary Nursing and has recently completed her Dipolma in General Nursing. Em has a large amount of experience in the industry, which includes her working at the Animal Emergency Centre. Em has an interest in Wildlife and is a registered Wildlife carer.
Em’s fur babies at home include Mackenzie  a very well behaved Bull Arab mix and a very naughty Irish Wolfhound mix Penelope, both resuced babies.

Kerry Buckland

Kerry Buckland

Kerry has been nursing since 1976 and has been with Greencross Kilsyth since 1995. Kerry’s passion in life is for her animals especially her cats and her horses. Any other spare time is spent In her large garden on her farm in Boho.

Lena Carmichael

Lena Carmichael

Lena first started out human nursing in 2008 but realised animals were her true passion. Lena qualified as a Vet nurse in 2014.
At home Lena has a one year old daughter Charlotte and her fur babies Dexter the Bull Arab X, a DSH cat named Lily who was rescued from the animal aid in 2012.
In Lena’s spare time she does pet minding and also fosters Bull Arabs that require rehoming. Outside of work Lena enjoys catching up with friends, shopping and travelling (when she can afford it).

Lorraine Davis-Robinson

Lorraine Davis-Robinson

Lorraine has been at Kilsyth since 2013. She has been nursing however, since 2009. She is currently undertaking her Certificate Four. She can’t wait to be finished! Lorraine has two beautiful children Hudson and Layla, which keeps her on her toes. Lorraine has a English Staffy named Sarge who is very spoilt.

Meg Stafford

Meg Stafford

Meg has been working at the clinic for 8 years and is a qualified Certificate IV Veterinary nurse. She stepped into the Practice management role in 2016. She is passionate about her career and loves the relationships that she forms with our clients and their pets as our patients. Meg has two dogs, three cats, two budgies and five horses at home. Meg’s passion away from work is horses and she regularly competes in dressage events.

Dr Joshua Richmond BSc BVSc

Dr Joshua Richmond BSc BVSc

Dr Joshua Richmond graduated from The University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science in 2012 and prior to this completed a Bachelor of Science in 2008 at Monash University with both physiology and pharmacology majors.

Josh worked as a small animal practitioner for 3 years in an extremely busy and high standard inner Melbourne hospital and for the last 12 months has been working as a Greencross locum vet gaining experience working with many different veterinary teams and their clients in over 10 different small animal hospitals.

Josh has a keen interest in all aspects of small animal veterinary medicine as well as small animal dentistry with intentions to commence studies towards surgical memberships in the New Year.

Outside of working as a vet, Josh enjoys all sports including AFL, tennis, squash and golf as well as playing guitar, going to music concerts and travelling the world.

Josh is extremely excited to join the Bayswater North veterinary team and looks forward to meeting & helping to take care of all the new clients and pets of the hospital.

600 Mt Dandenong Road, Kilsyth

Kilsyth

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