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Ku-Ring-Gai

Welcome to Greencross Vets Ku-Ring-Gai

Greencross Vets Ku-Ring-Gai located on Sydney's North Shore has been providing exceptional veterinary medicine, animal surgery and pet care to dogs, cats and other small animals for over 60 years.

You'll find the finest veterinary clinic and hospital facilities and a skilled vet that can help your pet at our animal hospital.

Greencross Vets Ku-Ring-Gai remains one of Australia’s largest and most progressive veterinary clinics whilst providing a highly personalised service.

The veterinary hospital is apurpose built veterinary clinic with a complete range of medical and animal surgery facilities, including Digital Radiology, Animal CT Scanning, Ultrasonography, In-house pathology.

Our extensive practice offers the latest and most up-to-date animal treatments with the peace of mind that our veterinarians are constantly updating their veterinary qualifications.

In helping to provide your pet with the very best care, Greencross Vets Ku-Ring-Gai provides an extensive range of services. From a simple nail clip and a soothing bath through to the most advanced tertiary referral services, we have the skills and expertise to ensure that your pet is well looked after.

We pride ourselves on ourGold level accreditation for being ‘Feline Friendly’from the International Society for Feline Medicine. Our clinic is amongst a select few in the country to attain the Gold level status due to our sophisticated practice design, equipment, facilities and exceptional standards of care. Your feline friend can enjoy a separate cat waiting area, cat-only consultation rooms featuring calming diffusers and larger enclosures for their stay.

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Our Services.

Greencross Vets Ku-Ring-Gai 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.

Iodine Therapy

Iodine therapy is used for the treatment of hypothyroidism in cats. If your cat has been diagnosed with hypothyroidism, we can help.

Dog Boarding

We offer premium dog boarding facilities for your pet. Ask us about our dog boarding service today.

Cat Boarding

We offer premium cat boarding facilities for your pet. Ask us about our cat boarding service today.

Meet The Team

Dr Laura Brown

Dr Laura Brown

Laura is a very accomplished veterinarian, prior to taking on the Veterinary Director role at Greencross Vets Ku-Ring-Gai Laura was the senior vet for the Animal Welfare League Veterinary Clinic NSW. At the AWL Laura was responsible for managing a large team and implementing protocols and procedures. She has worked with both small and large animals in her career and seen a large number and variation in case-load due to her involvement with Animal Welfare .Laura is also a board member for the Exhibited Animal Advisory Committee (EAAC) and has completed further training in surgery via distance education in 2013. Laura has also excelled outside of her work as a veterinarian. Laura was the winner of the Final for ABC TV Series, Strictly Dancing in 2006, has represented Australia in the UK for Latin American Dancing and most recently, won the female category in 2015 and 2016 for motorcycle racing. Laura also acts as Motorcycle Ambassador for rider training, Stay Upright. Outside of Work Laura enjoys training on her motorcycle and spending time with her Belgium Shepard ‘Aragon’ who is a regular visitor at the clinic.

Bronte Raymond

Bronte Raymond

“Bronte started at Ku-Ring-Gai as a kennel hand whilst studying before moving up to a nursing role in 2013. A vet nurse for 3 years, Bronte finished her Certificate IV of Veterinary Nursing in 2014. She is also the practices valuable mentor for our volunteers and interns.
Bronte is the clinics live in nurse and looks after the animals after hours as well as during the day. She has two cats herself, Salem and Cinders, both rescue domestic short hair cats.
Bronte’s passion at work is often with the bandaging and sometimes patients get to go home with their own unique design.”

Veronika Snicer

Veronika Snicer

Veronika grew up in small town in the Czech Republic and ever since she can remember she was fascinated by nature and animals. Her love for adventure, languages and travelling lead her to studying Bachelor of Travel Industry Management at Silesian University in Opava. A year after her graduation she decided to move to Australia. Her passion for animal welfare continued to grow so she decided to pursue her childhood dream by making a difference in the lives of those who can’t speak out for themselves. After a couple of years “down under” she joined Greencross Vets Ku-Ring-Gai as a student and after completing her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing she became a permanent part of the team. Veronika enjoys all aspects of nursing and recently found joy in helping nursing students to achieve their goals. In her free time you will find her sipping a flat white at one of the beautiful Central Coast beaches with her Havanese puppy Bailey.

Dr Atticus Ma

Dr Atticus Ma

Atticus graduated from the University of Sydney in 2017. He joined Greencross Vets Ku Ring Gai  in November 2017 through the graduate program provided by Greencross Vets. Atticus has a special interest in diagnostic imaging and would love to further his skills in this specialty in the future.

Jenny Thomson

Jenny Thomson

Jenny started with Greencross Ku-ring-Gai Vets in April 2017 as our dedicated receptionist
and public relations officer. She strives to provide our clients with the best possible
service and our furry friends with the utmost care. Out of interest, Jenny is
currently studying Animal Studies Certificate 2 at Taronga Zoo and spends her spare time
caring for her Torti ” Mia the Whinny Keeks”.  

Sallie Edwards

Sallie Edwards

Sallie started with Greencross Vets in 2008 as trainee Veterinary Nurse and qualified as
a Certificate 4 Vet Nurse in 2009. She is now studying Certificate 3 in Captive
Animals and aspires to one day become a Zoo keeper. Sallie is kept very busy in
her spare time by her two cats Molly and Lucy and her dog Chloe.

Suzanne Johnston

Suzanne Johnston

Suzanne has been a Registered Veterinary Technician since 2005.
Suzanne has held various roles in veterinary clinics, animal shelters, and has volunteered for various animal welfare groups. She has a soft spot for geriatric animals, and began grooming as a result of seeing elderly dogs nervous and unable to stand for lengthy periods of time within large grooming practices. She soon opened and ran her own part-time grooming salon in 2013, caring for over 100 clients. Her priority is to provide the utmost care, compassion and individual attention for every patient. She believes in providing a positive grooming experience as it is a large component in maintaining the health and well-being of all pets.

Tatiana Pirie

Tatiana Pirie

Tatiana has been working with Greencross Vets since March 2018 and a Certificate 4 Qualified Veterinary. Tatiana is very passionate about caring for animals that haven’t yet found their forever home and  is on the board of directors for Claws n Paws Rescue Group, where she cares for animals of all sizes and ages.  In her spare time she enjoys caring for and playing with her four dogs and three cats, and reading a good book on vet nursing.

Dr Jill Nash

Dr Jill Nash

Dr Jill Nash: BVSc(Hons)MACVSc MVetClinStud.

Jill is a highly experienced veterinarian with over 24 yrs experience with 11 yrs being with the practice.
Dr Jill Nash graduated from the University of Sydney in 1990 and has been with the practice since 2003. Having completed a residency and Masters degree in small animal surgery at Sydney University, as well as gaining membership by examination to the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists by examination, Dr Nash works as an expert surgical consultant. Dr Nash has worked in referral surgical practice in both Australia and the UK and has a wealth of experience in soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery.

Dr Britt-Louise Karlsson

Dr Britt-Louise Karlsson

Dr Britt-Louise Karlsson-BVSc MSc Zoology.
Britt-Louise grew up in Sweden and wanted to be a vet when she was young but got sidetracked and has worked in different industries including restaurants, satellite and spacecraft computer manufacturing, shipping forwarding and more.

After travelling around the world she decided to change direction in life and graduated from UNSW with a Bachelor of Science, Zoology degree. She then moved on to do a Masters in Animal Behaviour at Gothenburg University in Sweden and whilst writing her PhD thesis in dog/dingo genetics back at UNSW she decided to study Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney. Britt-Louise also worked in Research and Human genetics!

Britt-Louise has a soft spot for cats and older animals, she used to work as a veterinary nurse at a feline only clinic during her veterinary studies.

Britt-Louise takes pride in being thorough and always tries to get the best outcome for your pet. She is calm around the animals and is especially good with handling cats.

She owns 3 indoor cats; one Turkish Van with an attitude and good sense of humour, and 2 rescue cats that are very sweet and funny, just like their owner.

When Britt-Louise is not cuddling cats or working at the clinic she is very active in martial arts and has been competing on an international level in both the Swedish and Australian national teams.

Dr Gareth Moss

Dr Gareth Moss

Gareth is the practice Vet Director and has worked in the practice since 2014.  Gareth graduated with honours as a vet from the University of Sydney in 2007.  Since that time, Gareth has worked in a variety of vet roles in Referral, Emergency, and General practice.   In 2012, Gareth attained Membership (by examination) of the Small Animal Surgery chapter of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists and he then attained membership of the Small Animal Medicine chapter of the college in 2018.  Gareth prides himself on the relationships he forms with his patients and their owners and he always strives to provide a personalised service, rather than adopt a “one-size-fits-all” approach.  Gareth and his family live in Wahroonga with their Italian Greyhound, Poppy.   Gareth is available for consultations from Wednesday-Friday and also works on Saturday mornings. 

Hayley Austin

Hayley Austin

Hayley joined our team at the beginning of 2014 and was our full time receptionist for nearly 3 years. She is now pursuing her passion for animals as one of our permanent nurses and is in the process of completing her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. She is enthusiastic in all aspects of the clinic, carrying out shifts in Nursing, Reception, Administration and Kennels. She has two young rescue dogs Frankie & Vader which happily take up a lot of her spare time

Imogen McDermott

Imogen McDermott

Imogen started working at Greencross Ku-Ring-Gai in 2014 while studying her Certificate II in Animal Studies. Since then Imogen has gone on to begin her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing which she will completed by 2018. Imogen has 2 gorgeous cats Figaro and Pippa who love to read with her in the sun.

Kelly Luckman

Kelly Luckman

Kelly is a qualified Certificate IV Veterinary Nurse and has been nursing for 9 years. Recently transferring to Greencross Vets Ku-ring-gai from Greencross Vets Brookvale she has been in Practice Management for 6 years and strives to ensure a high level of client service and patient care. She has worked in emergency nursing and since moving to Ku-Ring-Gai Vet has found a passion for socialising and rehoming stray kittens that have come from shelters and need a second chance.

Sarah McCabe

Sarah McCabe

Sarah first started at Greencross Vets Ku-Ring-Gai as a school based trainee and has now progressed to one of our Animal Attendants. Sarah helps out in all areas of the hospital, including reception, Kennels and assists our nurses with nursing duties. Sarah is going to Charles Sturt University next year to study Animal Science and has two cats, a dog and a snake at home.

290 Bobbin Head Road, North Turramurra, NSW

Ku-Ring-Gai

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