Welcome to Greencross Vets Strathalbyn
If you have a pet emergency after-hours, please contact Animal Emergency Centre (8362 1722) or AAERC (8371 0333) who are both open 24/7 including public holidays.
If you have any questions please contact us on 8536 2722.
Here at Greencross Vets Strathalbyn we are committed to offering you and your pet’s exceptional service and the very best in veterinary medicine and preventative health care. We are your local team of pet care professionals and are truly ‘passionate about pets’ and we love what we do.
We have been servicing small companion animals and farm animals in the Strathalbyn and surrounding communities for nearly 40 years. Our clinic prides itself on our strong work ethic, our involvement with the local community and its events and most importantly the bond we hold with our clients and pets.
Our clinic offers 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.
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 Strathalbyn 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.
Dr. Jess Scriven
Dr. Jess Scriven
Jessica is a graduate from the University of Adelaide. She has a love for all animals, big and small, and loves the variety of animals and people she gets to meet and help each day working in a mixed country clinic. Jess has a special interest in birds, wildlife, and all things exotic, but also enjoys building special relationships with her canine and feline patients, and will always have a soft spot in her heart for cattle!
Outside of work, you will find Jess getting active in the gym, hiking or finding another way to get outside in the sunshine!
Kathryn is a newly qualified Certificate IV nurse who started with us through the Greencross nurse internship program. After completing her Certificate II in Animal Studies she went on to graduate her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. She loves walking and has a keen interest in all animals from farm production large animals to small pets.
Mardi is one of our valued, fully qualified Certificate IV vet nurses and this Greencross Vets clinic. She grew up on her family farm in a small country town called Peake. Over the years she had many pets including dogs, cats, rats, kangaroos, sheep, horses, cows, magpies, chickens and goats. She also studied Ecotourism at Flinders University and enjoys sharing many outdoor activities with her husband and two children. She has 5 fur babies: Codie, the border collie, Luna and Mercury, the rescue cats and 2 spoiled rat boys called Luke and Bert.
Nikki has worked in the veterinary industry since 2002, working in Riverland before joining us at Strathalbyn in 2015. She brings a wealth of experience to our team, having completed a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing in 2021. Outside of work Nikki is kept busy with her two kids, Great Dane Ella, Kelpie Reiko, and their large team of show horses. On the weekends you will Nikki at horse shows, at the stables with racehorses or marketing/making her handmade browbands and other show accessories.
Dr Ross Lockwood
Dr Ross Lockwood
Ross is our senior vet and has been with the Strathalbyn Vet Clinic for 20 years now. He has over 25 years experience including some time as a flying vet in the Northern Territory, large animal practice in NSW and mixed dairy practice in Northern Victoria. He has a keen interest in small animal medicine and dermatology and has completed post graduate training in small animal internal medicine, dermatology, feline medicine, small animal endocrinology and emergency medicine. His other interests include gardening, reading, squash and hiking.
Kaya is a qualified vet nurse and has worked in the industry for 18years with large and small animals. She loves helping and caring for all the wonderful pets and really enjoys the ever changing needs that present in the vet clinic. Her special interests are dentistry and reptiles. At home she has 11 cats, 3 horses, goanna, birds, her crazy dog “Lily” and her two teenage sons Ben and Tim. In her free time Kaya enjoys trail riding on her great horses.
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