Come and visit us at our beautiful new clinic!
We have settled into our newly renovated clinic and are excited to have two additional consult rooms, a brand new sterile surgical suite, a purpose built x-ray room and a spacious new reception area for pets and pet parents to enjoy.
We look forward to welcoming you to our refreshed clinic soon.
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.
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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.
Beck has always had a love for animals. Growing up on a farm with sheep, chickens, alpacas and dogs, being involved in their health and wellbeing has always been a priority. Her professional interests include emergency care and pathology.
At home, Beck’s passion is her fur baby, Bean.
Dr Anne-Marie Moody
Dr Anne-Marie Moody
Dr Anne-Marie has been a vet for over two decades years, graduating from the University of Sydney in 1995. During her career Anne-Marie has worked in mixed practice in the outback town of Broken Hill for four years and then as a small animal practitioner in the United Kingdom, Sydney and her hometown of Adelaide. She has been working at the Para Vista clinic for 14 years. Anne-Marie has completed a Master of Veterinary Science in small animal medicine and surgery and is a Member of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in feline medicine. Her special interests are internal medicine, cats and nutrition. Anne-Marie is on the Greencross nutrition veterinary advisory panel which has recently been involved with the development of our NOSH range of food.
At home, Anne-Marie and her husband are kept busy with their toddler Alexander and Miranda the cat. They are considering adding a puppy to the chaos soon!
Maddie has always had a strong love of animals, growing up with dogs, cats, rabbits and guinea pigs. She was always rescuing some animal from her next door neighbour and somehow would always convince her parents to let her keep it so it became the family joke that they were living on Noah’s Ark. Maddie has an interest in anesthetics and emergencies. When she is not loving on your animals here, she is busying running around at home after her crazy husky Hunter and her sweet kelpie Okie.
Leo grew up locally in Adelaide with his large family of four brother, and spend most of his free time with his beloved pets in the backyard. His love for animals started from a very young age with his first water dragon; ever since he has had many reptiles, a few large breeds of dogs, and everything in between!
Recently finishing his Advanced Diploma in Animal Technology, Leo wishes to further his studies to advance his knowledge in all animal related fields.
Outside of work Leo spends his spare time at the gym and with his ginger kitty Manny and Jesse the Border Collie.
Dr Emma Maley
Dr Emma Maley
Dr Emma graduated from the university of Adelaide in 2021, she used to be a client of the clinic and was eager to be apart of the team that cared for her pets. While Emma loves all her patients equally she has a self confessed soft spot for the felines. She enjoys all aspects of the job from routine vaccinations through to complicated surgeries.
At home, she has a manx kitty called Chonk and a Yellow African Cichlid called King Julien.
Dr Cassie Francisco
Dr Cassie Francisco
Dr Cassie graduated from University of Adelaide in 2015 as a veterinarian and then relocated to the UK for two years developing her skills by working at a variety of veterinarian clinics. Cassie then returned back home and locumed around NSW and SA. She then decided settle in Adelaide and joined the Greencross Vets family in 2020.
At home, Cassie is a pet mum to my behavioural nightmare of a cat Chumby.
Dr Cornell Smith
Dr Cornell Smith
Cornell is a University of Pretoria graduate who moved to Australia in 2007. He has worked in various veterinary hospitals in the UK and Australia before joining Greencross.
Cornell enjoys the variety of general veterinary practice and enjoys getting to know his patients and their owners. He holds a special place in his heart for cats, even the grumpier ones.
Outside work, Cornell enjoys tending to his ever growing garden. He has two very spoilt and very loved cats – both adopted as strays.
Shannon started her veterinary nursing career over a decade ago, she worked in a rural clinic servicing livestock and companion animals.
She then made the move to Greencross Para Vista in 2016.
Professionally, 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!
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 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.
Ian 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.
Head Veterinary Nurse/ Client relations
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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