Exciting Changes Coming!
Greencross Vets Para Vista will be undergoing a refurbishment as we expand our clinic. Due to the nature of the renovations, our clinic will be closed from Monday June 14 until Monday August 16.
During this period, you can visit us at Greencross Vets Holden Hill at 1/578 North East Road, Holden Hill SA 5088 (8 minutes away – 4km drive from Para Vista), where your pets records are on file.
We are excited to be adding an additional consultation room, a brand new sterile surgical suite, x-ray room and purpose built facility. Upon completion, you and your pet will also be able to enjoy our new spacious reception area!
We are your local team of pet care professionals, we are truly ‘passionate about pets’ and we love what we do.
Our team of friendly veterinary clinicians and nurses are committed to providing the highest quality of care for our patients and the very best service for our clients.
Here at Greencross Vets Para Vista, we offer a comprehensive range of professional veterinary services to ensure that your pet is healthy and happy throughout all life stages, ranging from preventative health care to weight loss programs through to surgery and diagnostic medicine.
We encourage you to contact us directly 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.
Greencross Vets Para Vista 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.
Shannon started her veterinary nursing career in 2010, where she worked in a rural clinic servicing livestock and companion animals.
She then made the move to Greencross Para Vista in 2016.
Her main interest in the industry is within surgical, anaesthesia and dental nursing!
She has a large family of pets, including 2 horses, a cat, a Poodle, a Rottweiler, Australian Shepherd and a goat that thinks she is a dog!
Reynal has been a Veterinary Nurse for 15 years!
She works part time so she can spend more time with her grandchildren and Mother.
Over the years she has enjoyed all aspects of nursing, most recently finding a passion in satisfying our hospital patients and taking care of our beloved pets as they cross over from this life.
She has three rescue pets; two cats named Jerry and Halfstachio, and a toy poodle named Bania.
She is a member of the VNCA, the Adelaide and Monarto Zoological Gardens and Fauna Rescue.
Olivia started at Greencross Vets Para Vista in April 2018 as a work placement student, whilst working towards her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. She was offered a permanent position with the practice shortly after and has been working with us ever since!
Olivia lives on a hobby farm with her partner, son, two kelpies (Bundy and Dusty), three horses (Jeddah, Rhyley and Ellie) and multiple chickens, sheep and alpacas. In her spare time she enjoys riding her horses, camping and spending time with friends.
Dannielle started working at Para Vista Veterinary Clinic in early 2010.
Before working as a veterinary nurse Danni worked at a pet shop. She learnt a lot about animal husbandry and has a lot of background knowledge about pet products.
She has grown up with animals all her life. Working at the pet store she had exposure to many different and unique types of animals including: puppies, kittens, rats, mice, snakes, lizards, turtles and even a tarantula.
Dannielle has a Samoyed named Bam a Labrador named Enzo and three cats Merak, Oli and Ally. Some of them she has left under her parents roof but she still visits them frequently.
Dannielle is responsible for creating the quarterly newsletter for the Para Vista Veterinary Clinic, look for the current issue in clinic now.
Dr Anne-Marie Moody
Dr Anne-Marie Moody
Dr Anne-Marie graduated from the University of Sydney in 1995.
Since then, she has worked as a mixed practice veterinarian in Broken Hill and small animal practitioner in the United Kingdom, Sydney and here in Adelaide.
She has completed further studies in emergency medicine, anaesthesia and radiology, and recently graduated from Murdoch University with a masters in small animal medicine and surgery. Her special interests are internal medicine and all things cat related!
Anne-Marie shares her home with her husband Nadar and Francesco the long haired miniature dachshund who frequently accompanies her to work and sometimes helps out with consultations!
Dr Ian McMillan
Dr Ian McMillan
After graduating from Glasgow University in 1980, Ian spent a year in South West England in a mixed practice. He was then drawn to the big smoke and spent a year in London in a small animal hospital.
He came to Australia in 1982 to get married and travel around for a year or two. After stints working in Newcastle and Sydney, Ian and his wife moved to Adelaide where Ian worked at Grange for a couple of years before establishing the Para Vista Veterinary Clinic in 1986.
The practice has grown and now supports 3 vets and 5 nurses. Ian has a special interest in soft tissue surgery and (endocrinology.)
In June 2011 he was awarded the post nominal CMAVA ; Chartered Member of the Australian Veterinary Association, in recognition of his attendance at continuing education seminars and conferences over the preceding 3 years.
He currently is the owner of Harriet, a cheeky Tenterfield terrier and is passionate about providing caring professional service to his clients.
Dr John Pumpa
Dr John Pumpa
Dr Pumpa commenced employment at the Para Vista Veterinary Clinic on a temporary Basis in 2000. Eleven years later he continues to enjoy the medical and surgical challenges of a small animal practitioner.
Following two years of large animal practice after graduation from Melbourne University in 1973. John moved back to the city and suburbs where he gained a wide range of experience both in Australia and overseas.
Beyond Veterinary Science he maintains a keen interest in the Geelong Football Team and loves a game of tennis.
Jessica started working at Para Vista Veterinary Clinic in October 2012. She has completed a certificate II in veterinary Nursing and a Diploma in Animal Technology. She is currently studying a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.
She is passionate about animal behaviour and currently runs our clinics Puppy Pre-School Program.
Jessica has two cats of her own, named Tye and Koda she also has a Bullmastiff x Ridgeback named Buffy and two shingleback lizards named Beauty and Beast.
Julie started with us back in 1999. We have watched Julie grow from a young lady into a loving mother.
Julie has seen the practice grow over the years. New nurses, new additions to the building and a new computer system.
When Julie’s not looking after your pets she’s at home taking care of hers.
Julie has a Chihuahua named Poppy, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel called Rose, a Burmese cat named Buster and a domestic cat named Buttons.
Julie is an essential part of our team; she is very organized and is great with our clients. She has a special interest in Behaviour and Nutrition.
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