Welcome to Greencross Vets Warringal
Welcome – Like you, we all love animals.
We love our pets and we understand the special part they play in every household – including ours. We are proud to say that our staff are gentle, caring, highly trained and experienced.
We care for a range of animal – dogs, cats, rabbits and birds… and guinea pigs, rats and mice!
Located just off Burgundy street in bustling Heidelberg, we are your small team of local professionals. We are caring, passionate and love what we do! We have been here for 20 years and our small clinic can provide the very best professional and personal attention to each and every pet.
Our two vets have 40 years experience between them and the clinic is equipped with the latest technology. With on site laboratory facilities, fully equipped surgical suite, X-ray and ultrasound equipment, we can give your pets the health care they deserve.
The Greencross Vets Warringal team
We are proud to say that our staff are gentle, caring, highly trained and experienced.
We pride ourselves on internal training and continuing education to ensure that you always receive the best advice and pet care from people who really care.
Whats special about our practice?
Our people and their love of animals.
For any pet related question, give us a call.
Greencross Vets Warringal 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.
We offer premium cat boarding facilities for your pet. Ask us about our cat boarding service today.
After becoming a parent and knowing Bryce was seeking a career change that would influence fulfilment, so he could show his daughter how to work hard to achieve her goals, he decided to explore the world of animal welfare. Through this vocation, he discovered a passion for veterinary nursing and animal care. He has always loved animals and has been surrounded by many pets and wildlife throughout Bryce’s life, from cats, dogs, rats, fish and birds. Currently Bryce’s little family includes; his partner, daughter, their two cats and budgie. While his journey has just beginning, Bryce is very excited to see where this opportunity with Greencross Vets will take me.
Ever since Alycia could remember she has been passionate towards animals. Growing up with Rottweilers as her family pets, she now has two rescued cats, Scatty who is 15 years of age and Abbath who is 10. Before her nursing career she worked in hospitality on a farm where she was a waitress, kitchenhand and bartender, but took on the roll of caring for the farm goats, horses, cats and dogs! Loving every minute of it, she decided to follow her dream of being a vet nurse.
Outside of work, Alycia is a supporter of the heavy metal music scene, no stranger to a mosh pit at all the local gigs, loves to roller skate, cook, and spend time with friends, travelling and hanging out in nature
Since beginning her studies in 2021 to become a veterinary nurse, Tahlia has joined the wonderful and supportive Greencross team at Warringal.
From a young age, she has always had a passion for animal care and welfare. This enthusiasm has carried through and continues to grow as she furthers her studies and gains valuable clinical experience. In the future Tahlia hopes to continue her work the Greencross team and one day lovingly adopt a pet of her own
Dr. Louise Hodgson
Dr. Louise Hodgson
Louise grew up in the vibrant city of Hong Kong and has known all her life she has wanted to help animals. After graduating as a veterinarian at the University of Nottingham in 2018, she has worked in the U.K for several years, developing her passion for small animals and the pleasure in working with owners to best treat their loved ones. She has a particular interest in dentistry and holistic care.
Louise has moved to Melbourne seeking warmth, great coffee and to explore the beautiful nature that surrounds it. When she is not at work, you will find her practicing yoga or getting lost in museums
Liah originated from Canada, where she studied veterinary nursing and continues to apply her acquired skills to help keep families happy and healthy. At the young age of 12 she started volunteering with her local animal rescue and has continued to support the animal welfare communities wherever she lives. Liah has a soft spot for all critters, and has had a wide variety of animals throughout her life.
Currently, Liah has three cats who moved from Canada with her, named Salem, Kovu, and Aurora. Her life goal is to own and operate an animal sanctuary for all types of creatures. Outside of animals, her passions are gardening, sustainability, painting, crafting and playing video games.
Dr. Yun Jin
Dr. Yun Jin
Since graduating from the University of Melbourne in 2021, Yun joined the wonderful team at Greencross Vets Warringal. He is a dedicated individual, who values not only the highest level of care regarding the animals he treats but puts a great emphasis on developing strong professional relationships with clients. Dr. Yun Jin is an efficient and hard-working individual with astute people skills, particularly during sensitive times He also has a strong enthusiasm in feline medicine as well.
Teghan is a fully qualified Veterinary nurse and has been part of the Greencross Vets Warringal team since May 2021. She helps out at a few of Greencross’s other clinics such as South Morang, Preston & Coburg and will always be happy to help out and answer any questions to the best of her knowledge to both her team members and clients.
Teghan has always had a passion for animals from a very young age and as soon as she was eligible, stated volunteering at the RSPCA and various veterinary clinics and hospitals. From there she knew she wanted to pursue a career in animal care.
At home Teghan has a spoilt cockatiel name Alexa and a very lovely American Bulldog name Lola, who was rescued from a neglectful life. Needless to say she adores all of them
Jasper is currently studying to become a Veterinary Nurse, and joined the Greencross Vets team in late 2021 while completing his work placements at the clinic.
From as long as he can remember he has always had an affection for animals, Jasper is the proud fur father to Kiki the cat, who you may see sleeping in the cattery but hopes to adopt a few more fur babies in the future.
Charlotte was year 12 graduate who joined the Greencross Vets team in late 2020 whilst completing a week of school work experience led by the incredible staff at the clinic. One of her life aspirations is to become a Veterinarian and help people keep their fur babies as happy and healthy as possible. Whilst she does not currently have any pets at home, adopting a high energy pup is definitely a life goal.
Monica graduated with her Associates Degree in Veterinary Nursing in 2019. She enjoys every part of the job from greeting patients as they come through the door, to being beside them when recovering from an anesthetic. She believes that being a nurse you have to be brave and positive and show love towards every animal no matter how hard the job gets.
Monica owns a black and white Border Collie named Xena and a Murray River Short Neck turtle named Chip. She hopes to adopt more pets when she moves into her own house with her partner.
Tam has been a vet nurse for the last decade with experience in various clinics and shelters. Her passion lies in welfare where she finds huge rewards in rescuing and rehoming animals.
She has two rescue cats at home, a tabby named Lynx and a calico name Skittles and hopes to rescue more fur babies down the road.
Chloe has been with the Greencross team for the past three years. Her passion for animals stems from a young age after adopting her own rescue dog. Her goal is to ultimately work as a nurse rehabilitating animals.
At home, Chloe’s fur family consists of two dogs, Rosie and Bindi, a cat Oreo and Archie the Angora rabbit
Dr Jolene Attard
Dr Jolene Attard
Jolene joined the Greencross Vets team and is looking forward to meeting the local community’s pets and people. Her passion for animal care started early, she grew up locally in Preston with a menagerie of pets, as her parents were known to adopt many orphaned animals.
Jolene and her family rescued their beloved dog Tessie from Malta and brought her to Australia. Tessie amazingly liked until 18 years of age and had a pacemaker. Heidi Berry and Major Boris are currently the rulers of the house, you may see them in the cattery sometimes.
Since graduating from the University of Melbourne in 2006, she has had international experience and loves being a general practitioner, treating mainly dogs and cats, but also rabbits, guinea pigs, birds and rats. Jolene knows how much love animals bring into our lives and her favourite part of being a vet is supporting this relationship.
Outside of work, she has successfully combined her love of travelling with veterinary volunteer work at an elephant sanctuary in Thailand and a cat rescue program in Greece. Jolene loves art house and foreign film and is a volunteer at ACMI (Australian Center for the Moving Image).
Alice’s animal career started in 2006 whilst working in a cattery (boarding house for cats), here she realised the veterinary industry was the direction she wanted to travel in. She started at Greencross Vets and overtime progressed in her roles to Practice Manager at Greencross Vets Warringal in 2015, Alice is very passionate and loves having a chat with people about their fur children.
At home, Alice lives with two Cats – Dora (the inquisitive ‘explorer’) and Squeek, blue Indian Ringneck Parrot Bert, and a newly acquired group of stick insects. In her spare time Alice loves spending time with her son Heath and Morgan, family and friends, playing poker and watching her Blue boys play footy.
Dr Michael Righetti
Dr Michael Righetti
Dr Michael Righetti has a farming background (Greta in north eastern Victoria) and according to his late parents he didn’t contemplate any other occupation other than to be a Vet. His brother looked after the equipment and fencing on the farm, and he took care of the animals.
Dr Righetti has been caring for dogs, cats and other small animals for over 30 years and he’s still trying to convince his nurses that hes in his mid fourtys! And your pets are safe with Dr Righetti as a strict vegetarian he hasn’t eaten one for 30 years!!!!
Outside the Practice his loves are his wife and children,Molly the mutt (Cavalier King Charles Spaniel), golf, tennis, running (call that jogging!), the Melbourne Footy Club and outdoors (favorite areas Fraser Island and the Gibb River Road).
Dr Michael’s neurosis (or one of them!) in human and veterinary medicine is preventative medicine, and you will find this approach comes up all the time in managing patients.
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