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Welcome to Greencross Vets Nedlands

Veterinary Director Dr James Holder and his team are delighted to welcome you to our newly renovated practice. Located conveniently on the busy Stirling Highway (just 600m down the road from City Farmers), we offer a comprehensive range of professional veterinary services to cater for all your pet care needs, ranging from preventative health care and weight loss programs through to diagnostic imaging and orthopedic surgery.

We are committed to offering you and your pet exceptional service and the very best in veterinary medicine.

Please come and say hello to our friendly pet care team. We are truly ‘passionate about pets’ and love what we do. We encourage you to contact us should you have any questions about your pet’s health and wellbeing or if you simply want more information regarding the services we can provide for you and your pets, such as our Healthy Pets Plus wellness plans.

Our philosophy is to approach the care and wellbeing of your pet as if they were our own. We invest ourselves emotionally, as well as professionally, so you can be assured that your pet is in the best of hands.

Puppy Classes Now Available!

Our team are passionate about developing well-mannered family friendly dogs and our Best Behaviour program will give you the tools to train your dog in basic manners.

Our classes will also give you an understanding of how your puppy learns, their development stages and how to navigate through naughty puppy behaviours right through to well-mannered canines.

Our Services.

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


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.


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.


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


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


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.



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 James Holder

Dr James Holder

James has extensive experience in the veterinary industry, graduating from the University of Bristol (UK) in 1998. After working in a number of small animal practices throughout England, James made the move to Shanghai, China in 2002 where he managed two clinics. During this time he worked as the Medical Director for Second Chance Animal Aid (SCAA), a private non-profit organisation committed to protecting and improving the health and welfare of companion animals through education, healthcare, advocacy, outreach, adoption and the promotion of foster car, as an alternative approach to traditional shelters. At the end of 2013, he and his family moved to Perth, where he is able to continue his interest in all aspects of veterinary practice particularly ophthalmology , preventative healthcare, orthopaedics and behaviour. When he is not in the clinic, you will find him playing rugby for UWA, going to Fame Trivia quizzes, walking his dogs Apollo and Timmy and enjoying the beaches of WA..

Dr Danika Van Heusden

Dr Danika Van Heusden

I grew up on a farm south of Perth with dogs, cats, cattle, sheep, horses and poultry. I have always wanted to work with animals. I have a Bachelor of Animal Science in addition to my Veterinary degrees, and have worked in different clinics before joining Greencross Vets. I have an interest in behaviour from working with a dogs refuge home, and would like to increase my knowledge in behaviour as well as post operative rehabilitation. When I am not working, I love spending time with my children, Baris the dog, two cats and our flock of chickens.

Dr Hannah Beveridge

Dr Hannah Beveridge

Dr Hannah is a 2002 Murdoch Graduate who has recently returned to Perth after recently calling Dorset, UK, home. Although she loves all aspects of being a general practitioner, her main areas of interest are major abdominal surgery and supporting new and recent graduates so they too can remain in the profession and love their job as she does.

Over the last 19 years she has worked in many clinics in both Australia and the UK and spent six months in 2020 as a Visiting Professor at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, St Kitts, West Indies.

When Covid-19 caused the staff at the local brewery to be furloughed, she and her partner Nick (a brewer) took over. She spent the remainder of 2020 working as a Drayman at the local brewery, delivering bottles and casks of beer throughout Dorset with her rescue German Shepherd Dog, Koda. Sadly, Koda passed away in September 2021. Hannah looks forward to settling back in to life in Perth and perhaps sometime in the future, welcoming another rescue German Shepherd into her home.

In her spare time she enjoys playing Polo, gardening, hiking, snowboarding and generally anything that takes her outside.

Dr Rachael Hayes

Dr Rachael Hayes

Rachael is from County Cork in Ireland and qualified from University College Dublin in 2016. Shortly after graduating, she moved to Devon in the Southwest of England where she spent over a year working in small animal practice. She then moved home to Cork and spent four years working in various small animal veterinary roles before joining the Greencross Vets Nedlands team.

Rachael has a keen interest in soft tissue surgery and loves a challenging medical case. While working as a small animal vet, she also had the opportunity to treat local wildlife. This has been a special interest of Rachael’s since she rescued an injured hedgehog named Marvin who now lives in her back garden!

Outside of work, Rachael loves to spend time reading or walking on the beach with her two cocker spaniels, Maggie and Lucy. She also loves to travel and will use any opportunity she can to explore new places while meeting people along the way. Rachael is very excited to move to Australia and start a new adventure while also expanding her experience as a veterinarian.

Harriet Alden

Harriet Alden

Practice Manager

Having moved to Australia 7 years ago, Harriet embarked on a career in the veterinary industry, qualifying as a Registered Vet Nurse. She has been working as the Practice Manager alongside Dr James Holder and the team at Greencross for 3 years. She has a love for animals big or small with a special fondness for Terriers, sparked by the love of her childhood Border Terrier, Harley.

Stephanie Pruks

Stephanie Pruks

Stephanie joined Greencross Vets as a student in 2020, she has joined our team as an animal attendant/trainee nurse and will be a qualified veterinary nurse at the end of 2021.
Stephanie’s passion for caring for animals began at a young age, as her family ran a wildlife shelter from home, she enjoys any animal that wants a pat and a cuddle.
In Steph’s free time she likes to spend time at the beach with her dog Sisco and rock climbing at a pet friendly centre.

Doreen Kreipe

Doreen Kreipe

Doreen came to Australia 11 years ago for a holiday and never looked back. Now a qualified veterinary nurse, Doreen has always had a love for anything animal related, she owned goats, dogs, rabbits and rats while growing up in the countryside in the UK. In her free time, she makes the most of the outdoors by surfing, stand-up paddle boarding, mountain biking or hiking with her dogs.

Tianna McCourt

Tianna McCourt

We first met Tianna as a Vet Nursing student in 2019 and after graduating later that year, she became part of our team. Tianna has a special interest in exotics and is planning to study more in that area. Tianna loves to surround herself with animals at work and at home, with her rat Ian and two cats Astrid and Anakin.

Ellie Eastwood

Ellie Eastwood

Ellie is our senior pet stylist and veterinary nurse. We welcomed her to our team on opening in 2016.

Her journey into the veterinary industry commenced in 2006. Since then she has qualified as veterinary nurse as well as unleashing her creative side by branching out into the world of pet grooming. Ellie finds much joy in the styling and maintenance of dogs. She has a keen eye for attention to detail and a gentle, calming nature towards the animals in her care. She will work with each client individually to ensure your pet looks the way you envision and love.
We thoroughly enjoy having Ellie as a valued member of our team.

Abby McGougan

Abby McGougan

Abby, our Senior Veterinary Nurse, has been part of the Greencross Vets family for 9 years and has been with the Nedlands team since 2017. Abby’s passion for wildlife and conservation led her to veterinary nursing and she can often be found rearing a feathered friend. In her spare time Abby enjoys travelling and scuba diving.

94 Stirling Highway, Nedlands WA 6009


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