Welcome to Greencross Vets Lambton
Have you heard? Our opening hours have changed to Monday – Saturday.
We are your local team of pet care professionals, we are truly ‘passionate about pets’ and we love what we do. Here at Greencross Vets Lambton, 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.
After identifying a need for quality veterinary services in the Lambton, New Lambton, Jesmond and surrounding suburbs, Lambton Veterinary Clinic was established on Valentine's Day.
Our core values
Care and Compassionwith Experience and Technology.
Providing personal, professional and high quality pet care.
Greencross Vets Lambton offers a wide range of services including entropion, orthopaedics, soft tissue surgery and preventative health care programs just to name a few.Weare committed to offering you the very best in veterinary medicine. Some unique services that are offered at our practice include:
We are the first clinic in the Hunter area to use digital X-Ray and ultrasound technology. This technology produces better and faster diagnostic images, with less radiation, and no harmful chemicals to pollute the environment.
We have the abilty to email you x-ray and ultrasound images to your work or home.
Greencross Vets Lambton 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.
We offer premium dog boarding facilities for your pet. Ask us about our dog boarding service today.
We offer premium cat boarding facilities for your pet. Ask us about our cat boarding service today.
Lauren grew up in Melbourne but moved to Perth to study. After graduating from Murdoch University in 2010, she worked in Western Australia for 2 years before moving to Newcastle and joining the Greencross family. These days her main interests are in small animal medicine and she enjoys furthering her study in this area. Lauren lives with her husband, Jax the cat and Mira the Cattle dog
Cheryl has been a certificate IV qualified veterinary nurse at Greencross Vets Lambton since 2011. Cheryl was accepted into University in 2018 and whilst we see much less of her in the clinic, we are excited about her journey. Keeping her busy at home is her young son and geriatric DSH cat. Cheryl’s son has a love of animals but prefers spiders, crocodiles, snakes and lizards. When Cheryl is not at work or University life is spent, surfing, riding bikes, trips to the skatepark, going on adventures and just generally keeping active.
Dr Jeff Howe
Dr Jeff Howe
Jeff graduated Veterinary Science in 1983 from the Sydney University with honours and has worked in Newcastle and surrounding areas for the duration of his career. Jeff has a special interest in small animal surgery, particularly orthopaedic surgery. Jeff is also fond of utilising the ultrasound as a diagnostic tool. In his spare time Jeff enjoys gardening and bush walking with his partner, catching up with his adult children and cycling around Newcastle
34 years experience as a vet and doing orthopaedics
wide variety services including :
Fracture repair – from tiny breeds with their fractured radius and ulna, thru to giant breeds with fractured femurs, and any where in between
Cruciate repairs – deangelis extra capsular repairs, levelling osteotomy procedures – both TTO and TPLO
Luxating patella repairs
Remoral head osteotomies and hip toggle procedure
Fully equipped with modern orthopaedic equipment.
Converse with veterinary orthopaedic specialist about difficult cases
Keeps up to date by attending hands on, practical , veterinary orthopaedic workshops
I am very conscious of the human pet bond, and live by the motto- first do no harm- if I think the problem requires specialist intervention I will advise this
Dr Lauren Alexander
Dr Lauren Alexander
Lauren grew up in Melbourne but moved to Perth to study. After graduating from Murdoch University in 2010, she worked in Western Australia for 2 years before moving to Newcastle and joining the Greencross family. These days her main interests are in small animal medicine and she enjoys furthering her study in this area.
Lauren lives with her husband, Jax the cat and Mira the Cattle dog
Elle Joined the Lambton team in 2013 as cert 2 animal attendant, these days you may find her on reception ready to greet you and your fur babies.
After returning home from overseas Elle is currently studying a cert 4 in Veterinary Nursing, she loves the diversity and opportunities working in the veterinary industry can offer and can’t wait to be a fully qualified nurse!
At home Elle enjoys the company of her two dogs Moss and Elvis, in her spare time she loves to travel and spend her time outdoors or at the beach.
My name is Hannah and I am a Certificate IV qualified Veterinary Nurse (2015). Whilst completing my course I was fortunate enough to undertake my work experience hours with both the Wyong and Lambton Greencross teams. At home I have 3 goats (Dusty, Chief and Snickers) and 1 beautiful but naughty Cattle Dog Elenora. In my spare time I love going horse riding, doing yoga and taking Nora for long beach walks with my partner.
Page has been at Greencross Vet Lambton since 2011, she is a qualified Certificate IV Veterinary Nurse and also runs the clinics puppy school and canine commandos classes. Page holds her her Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services through DELTA and she has a keen interest in dog training and behaviour. Page also visits local schools with Rumour, her American Staffy; educating children on dog bite prevention and safety around animals. At home Page has 2 horses, 3 mini schnauzers, 1 hairy maclary look a like, 1 mini foxie, 1 American Staffy and 1 German Shorthaired Pointer. She also has a couple of rescue rabbits, 4 turtles, 2 pythons and some chickens.
Rachelle joined the Greencross team in 2016 and has been a certificate IV qualified veterinary nurse since 2005. Additional qualifications include a certificate IV in dog behaviour training( 2004) and a Bachelor of Arts (2015). Continued education is important to Rachelle and she regularly attends industry seminars, events and even helps facilitate some internal workshops. Rachelle is owned by a Pomeranian cross named Hannah and the two can often be spotted together at local dog friendly beaches.
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