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Tuggeranong – All Creatures

Welcome to Greencross Vets Tuggeranong - All Creatures

Welcome to Greencross Vets All Creatures

Greencross Vets All Creatures are your local team of pet care professionals. We are dedicated to providing an excellent standard of care to both our clients and their pet’s in a friendly environment. We are open 7 days a week and will treat your pet as if it was one of own.

We offer 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.

What to Expect:

As a client of our practice, you can expect our full attention to your pets’ needs. Our service will be provided with courtesy and respect.

You will be greeted by one of our lovely receptionists at the front counter and sometimes your details may be confirmed to ensure that we have the most up to date contact information for you. A veterinarian will see you next, examine your pet, answer your questions and plan further diagnostics or treatment as necessary. Our client care specialists will handle billing and schedule any needed follow up.

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.

Our Services.

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

Desexing

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.

Vaccinations

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.

Dentistry

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

Meet The Team

Lasanthika Thewarage

Lasanthika Thewarage

Veterinarian

Natalie Bristow

Natalie Bristow

Veterinary Nurse

Natalie was born and raised in Canberra and commenced work at Greencross Vets Tuggeranong in 2021. Having completed her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing and Stress Free Pets certification, Nat enjoys all aspects of the job, but has a special interest in surgical nursing. She loves going for daily walks with her Shih Tzu, Charlie and spending time with her two spoilt cats Cleo & Lulu.

Allison Steele

Allison Steele

Veterinary Nurse

After spending many years as a chef, Allison’s love for animals drew her to vet nursing. Allison has obtained her Stress Free Certification and is currently studying for her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.
In her spare time Allison enjoy’s walking her two Italian Greyhounds, reading and tending to her indoor plants.

Katerina Hrstic

Katerina Hrstic

Veterinary Nurse

Kat has always had a passion for all animals for as long as she can remember, and always wanted a career in the animal industry. Having successfully completed her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing & Stress Free Pets Certificate, Kat’s ultimate goal is to be a veterinarian one day, but for now she is enjoying experiencing the nursing side of the industry. In her spare time Kat like’s to go horse riding and hang out with all her fur babies which include Standardbred “Tilly”, “Clyde” the Border Collie, “Rio” the Budgie, 5 x bunnies and an assortment of chickens.

Rayya Takieddine-Malaeb

Rayya Takieddine-Malaeb

Veterinarian

Rayya graduated from Murdoch University in WA in 2007. She worked in mixed practice for 8 years and in 2016, she decided it was time to just focus on small animal medicine. In 2016, she joined the Greencross family and was able to relocate to stay within the company while she moved from Victoria to Canberra.
She is very passionate about veterinary behavioural medicine as it is the number one cause for pets to be abandoned or even euthanized. So if you have concerns about your pets behaviour, she’s here to help. She works very hard to help and ensure ALL her patients from the exuberant to friendly to anxious to aggressive have a stress free experience at the clinic. She also has a special interest in dermatology, she is focused on establishing great rapport with her patients and clients.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending quality time with the family. After losing her geriatric two dogs and cat in past couple of years, she is still not ready for her new furry addition.
Lastly, she is a pet paparezzi photographer so she’s bound to snap shots of your pet!

Jackie Bolton

Jackie Bolton

Veterinary Nurse

Jackie is a qualified veterinary nurse who was born and raised in Cooma, NSW. From a young age she has had a passion for animals and has always wanted to work with them. Jackie commenced work with Greencross as a nursing intern in January 2020 and gained her Certificate IV qualification in 2021 in conjunction with her Stress Free Pets certification. In clinic, Jackie enjoys the medical aspect of nursing and is always keen to assist the vets with Team Based Consulting.
Jackie is the proud owner of two cats, Nova and Whiskey, and a dog named Chip.

Jade Bryant

Jade Bryant

Veterinary Nurse

Jade has grown up in Canberra and has always had a love of all animals, particularly big dogs. In her spare time Jade likes to go on walks with her sweet American Bulldog X “Natsu” or hang out with friends and family. Jade started at GX Tuggeranong at the end of 2020 as a nursing intern and has completed her Cert II in Veterinary Nursing. Jade hopes to begin her Cert IV training in the near future. As well as “Natsu”, Jade is also the proud Mumma of 3 rats “Squash”, “Beans” and “Chickpea”.

Chrisna Brunskill

Chrisna Brunskill

Veterinary Nurse

Chrisna immigrated to Australia from South Africa over a decade ago and brings with her a wealth of international business experience prior to joining the Greencross Vets family. Before relocating to Canberra, Chrisna was apart of the corporate team at Greencross Wellness Company where she had the opportunity to take up a position in clinic, this ignited her love for animals and instigated her to switch careers from finance to vet nursing. Chrisna is currently completing her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.
At home, Chrisna has an eight year old female Staffy named “Charlie” and an interstate grandkitten called “Winter”. Outside of the clinic, she loves spending time with family and friends, walking, cycling and baking cupcakes for her team mates.

Jennene Sutton

Jennene Sutton

Jennene was born in Wollongong NSW and moved to Canberra in 1981 to study an Arts Degree at ANU. Jennene has worked at Greencross All Creatures since 1993 in the stock control and purchasing areas. She has 3 daughters and a granddaughter. She also has a dog at home named Charlie.

Michelle Chipperfield

Michelle Chipperfield

Practice Manager

Michelle is the Practice Manager of Greencross Tuggeranong and holds a Certificate IV in Vet Nursing, Diploma in Practice Management and a certificate in Stress Free Pets. With close to three decades of nursing experience, Michelle has an extensive knowledge of medical and surgical procedures and a special interest in emergency and dentistry work.
Outside of work Michelle enjoys photography, antiquing and spending time with her dogs Annabelle, Jasper & Bonnie and cats Amelia & Rascal.

Rebecca Barr

Rebecca Barr

Receptionist

Rebecca (Bec), joined the Tuggeranong team as a receptionist over a decade ago and we are so lucky to have her bright smile as the first thing a pet sees when they enter. At home she is a pet parent to a naughty birman named Ollie and in her spare time Bec enjoys baking, collecting vinyl records and following the Formula 1.

Annette Bouwman

Annette Bouwman

Annette has been a veterinary nurse for 18 years, spending the last 12 at Greencross Vets All Creatures. She has spent the majority of her life in Canberra but has also lived in Amsterdam for a year. Professionally her areas of interest are surgical nursing, Puppy Preschool, grooming and nutrition. Annette’s hobbies include reading, walking and fishing. She is proud Mum to Son Charlie. She has two beloved Dobermanns which are shown regularly and are spoilt rotten.

Jade Lynch

Jade Lynch

Jade was born in West Wyalong, NSW, and moved to Canberra in 1990. She has an Associate Diploma in Animal Science and has been working at Greencross Tuggeranong since December 1996. Jade is married and has two young children. For as long as she can remember, Jade has wanted to work with animals. She owns 2 cats; Archie & Albie and a Rottweiler named Diesel. Jade enjoys all types of veterinary nursing but has a particular interest in dentistry and is also a qualified wildlife carer.

Cnr Duggan Street and Tharwa Drive , Calwell

Tuggeranong – All Creatures

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