Welcome to Greencross Vets Strathalbyn
We wanted to let you know that we have changed our opening hours. From Monday 15 March we will be open until 4pm on Saturdays and 7pm on Thursdays.
Updated Opening Hours:
Monday – Wednesday: 8am-5.30pm
Sunday & Public Holidays: – Closed
We are no longer offering an after-hours on call service at our clinic. 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.
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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.
Dr Nichole Kopp
Dr Nichole Kopp
Nichole is a University of Adelaide graduate who was born and raised in rural South Australia. Coming from the Clare Valley she has a background working with a variety of animals, including farm animals. She considers herself both a cat person AND a dog person, however she always makes extra time to cuddle the cute kittens that come through the doors! She has a special interest in feline medicine and enjoys finding different ways to work with our feline friends in a low stress way.
During her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her own animals at her home in the beautiful Adelaide Hills. When it’s too cold outside to be out riding her horse, Poppy, you may also find her baking or sewing! She is looking forward to developing lasting relationships with our clients at Noarlunga.
Sarah is a Certificate 4 qualified veterinary nurse, who has been with us since July 2017. Sarah loves helping all our patients and educating our owners on how to best care for their pets. In her spare time Sarah plays tennis, going for walks, going to the football, and hanging out with friends and her gorgeous Dalmatian Molly.
Dr Jerome Kalvas
Dr Jerome Kalvas
Jerome started here at Strathalbyn when he first completed his vet science degree and has remained doing two days a week with us and some afterhours. He enjoys his time here getting out to see the large animals calls, particularly the cattle work. Jerome has a keen interest in all exotic animals and wildlife and we get to see lots of photos of the animals from his work at Monarto Zoo. Jerome enjoys all aspects of photography in his spare time, and he and his wife are kept busy with their beautiful daughter.
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.
Kerri has worked as a veterinary nurse since November 2009 and has completed Certificate II in Animal Studies; certificate IV in racing and Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing. She enjoys all aspects of veterinary nursing, with a special interest in behaviour, training and teaching puppy school. She joined the Greencross team at Strathalbyn in September 2014 after a short break to start a family. Outside of work she spends much of her time enjoying family life on the their farm, with horses, sheep cattle, and two dogs – Annie the rescue Greyhound and Lela the Tenterfield Terrier.
Mardi is one of our valued, fully qualified Certificate 4 vet nurses. 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 two fur babies: Codie, the border collie and Kami the DLH cat.
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, and is currently finishing off her formal Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. Outside of work Nikki is kept busy with her two kids, Great Dane Ella, and their large team of show horses. On the weekends you will Nikki at horse shows around the states, where she also sells handmade browbands and other show accessories.
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