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Greencross Vets

Moorooka

Welcome to Greencross Vets Moorooka

Our clinic
The Greencross Moorooka team have been operating in Moorooka for more than 35 years. An extensive renovation 5 years ago has transformed the inside of this character home. The clinic has four consultation rooms, temperature controlled, pheromone infused separate dog and cat enclosures with heated cages, purpose built surgical theatre, an imaging room with digital radiography and ultrasonography, an in-house laboratory and a large prep room with dental machinery and an ultrasonic scaler.

Our team of vets and nurses are invested in providing the highest standards of veterinary care and service. We pride ourselves in making you and your pet feel welcome in our clinic – no issue too small. Whilst we are under the banner of Greencross and have the resources and benefits of a large organisation, we want you to feel the care, support and service as if we were a family owned practice.

We are able to provide a comprehensive array of veterinary services. These include routine wellness health checks and vaccinations, advice on raising your puppy, preventative health care to supporting your ageing pet. We can do a range of laboratory testing in-house as well digital imaging and ultrasonography on the day. We can also do most surgical procedures either ourselves or with a surgeon that comes to the clinic.

Our Vet Team:
All our vets are well-equipped and skilled clinicians and surgeons. We have daily rounds and monthly get-togethers to discuss cases. We also attend lectures and seminars throughout the year to keep our finger on the pulse and provide the latest treatments for the care of our pets.

Our Nurse Team:
Our wonderful nurse team are continually training to maintain an exceptionally high standard and provide your pet with the most loving vet visit they could have.

Call us, or come and in see for yourself. We would love to meet you.

Parking – Please note:
We now have designated parking spaces behind the clinic in the Child Care Centre. If you require assistance with your pet to get from your car to the clinic, please call on your arrival and we will gladly help.

Our Services.

Greencross Vets Moorooka 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.

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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.

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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.

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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

Kelly Turnbull

Kelly Turnbull

Kelly is a veterinary nurse in training, soon to be moving into her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing through the Australian College of Veterinary Nursing. Since her time with us, Kelly has enjoyed helping the team with monitoring anaesthetics, providing care and comfort to hospitalised patients, and meeting patients during preconsults.
Outside of study, Kelly enjoys curling up with a good book, catching up with friends for coffee and visiting her family and fur baby Winston in Cairns.

Cathy Liu

Cathy Liu

Cathy moved to Australia in the early 2010’s and has been working as a veterinary nurse since 2021. Cathy loves working with all animals and is an integral part of our patient care as she loves all our patients as her own.
Outside of work you can find Cathy spending time with her husband, son, their dog Jasper and cat Bella.

Alannah Purdy

Alannah Purdy

Alannah is a new addition to our Greencross family. She graduated from the University of Queensland in 2021 with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Hons) and has been working in small animal practice ever since. She has a soft spot for large dogs (the goofier the better!) but loves working with all animals. She has special interests in internal medicine, preventative health and dentistry. Outside of work, Alannah loves being outdoors, playing sports and spending time with her fur baby Ollie.

Tineke Reed

Tineke Reed

Practice Manager

Tineke, or Tink as she’s normally known by, started her vet nursing career with Greencross Vets Moorooka in 2015 as a workplace student, before moving onto being Practice Manager of another Greencross clinic for a number of years.

Tink returned to Greencross Moorooka as the Practice Manager in January 2024, and loves being a part of such a close and caring team!

Outside of work you can find Tink spending time with her three cats, Frankie, Zahli and Erebus, and two dogs, Fern and Monty, out about in nature or spending time with friends.

Yu Jang Hwang

Yu Jang Hwang

Veterinarian

Yu Jung graduated from the University of Queensland in 2022 with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science. She is originally from South Korea and moved to Canada for high school education. Eventually she moved to Australia to pursue her Veterinary dream. She has a special interest in internal medicine.

Veronika Vidlishka

Veronika Vidlishka

Veterinary Nurse

Isobel (Izzy) Hamer

Isobel (Izzy) Hamer

Veterinary Technician

Izzy graduated in 2022 with a Bachelor of Veterinary Technology from UQ Gatton. Since then, she’s been expanding her knowledge and skills at our clinic and is passionate about anaesthesia, patient care and wildlife. When she’s not working she’s taking care of her two cats, Thomasin and Jones and beautiful senior dog Sammy.

Tom De Loryn

Tom De Loryn

Veterinary Nurse

Tom is one of our nurses and joined our team after having completed a Bachelor of Veterinary Technician degree at the University of Queensland Gatton campus. He is very passionate about reptiles and is striving to become a reptile vet in the future. His two dogs Pearl and Teira love causing trouble at home while Lillie the Burmese sleeps on his pillow basking in the sun. Outside of the clinic Tom enjoys going indoor bouldering, playing baseball, and videogames at home.

Dr. Anne Ketchion

Dr. Anne Ketchion

Our lovely vet Anne grew up in Brisbane and was previously an occupational therapist. A change to helping animals made Anne undertake Veterinary Science at University Queensland and she has been working in small animal practice at Moorooka since she graduated. Anne is passionate about providing the best veterinary care for her patients.
Outside of work you’ll find her having fun with her son, Arthur.

Lily Truong

Lily Truong

Veterinary Nurse

With a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing from TAFE, Lily is passionate about providing the best care for every patient. She joined our team in 2021 with a goal of giving Gold Standard care to her patients. You will see her friendly face out on reception or in the treatment room looking after your precious fur baby. Lily will go above and beyond to provide the best care possible.

When not at work you can find Lily out and about with her bull terrier cross, Ziggy.

Sarah Doak

Sarah Doak

Sarah is our head surgical nurse and will be looking after your furry family members when they come in for procedures. Sarah grew up in Singapore and Dubai but has called Australia home since 2007. She has worked with animals of all sizes and has quite a menagerie of her own including horses, dogs, cats, birds and a carpet python. She has been vet nursing since 2012 and wouldn’t want to be doing anything else.

Dr Mitzi Walker

Dr Mitzi Walker

Dr Mitzi has been working at Greencross Vets Moorooka since 2017 and is our Veterinary Director. Graduating in 2005, she started her small animal veterinary journey in the Blue Mountains before heading to the UK and continuing working and travelling there. On her return to Queensland, she took a role with Greencross and has been with the company coming up to 10 years. From a young age, Dr Mitzi knew she wanted to make a career out of helping animals. This passion and her inquisitive mind lead her to veterinary science. Dr Mitzi enjoys both diagnostic medicine side of this profession as well as the hands surgical side that is the life of a ‘GP’ small animal veterinarian. She has a special interest in ultrasonography. Dr Mitzi prides herself in treating every patient as if they were her own pet. Her compassion and enthusiasm for her job drives her to create trusting relationships with her clients to provide the best quality care for their pets and family. Dr Mitzi shares her life with her partner Andy, her cat Victor (who is particularly handsome), her beautiful but quirky Catahoula, Ali and her name with a number of her patients. Outside of work, she likes to keep active, so you might see her cycling or running about Toohey Forest.

111 Beaudesert Road, Moorooka QLD 4105

Moorooka

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