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Greencross Vets

Woolloongabba

Welcome to Greencross Vets Woolloongabba

We are your local team of pet care professionals, we are truly ‘passionate about pets’ and we love what we do.

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.

Greencross Vets Woolloongabba is co-located with an Animal Emergency Centre and situated approximately five minutes from the Brisbane CBD, easily accessible from all areas of Brisbane. The centre features advanced medical, diagnostics and surgical equipment, providing the very best 24/7 veterinary care to the South East Brisbane area.

Although Greencross Vets is part of a national organisation our practice is run and managed by a team of dedicated vets, nurses and support staff who understand and value the bond between you and your pet. Our team is committed to offering you and your pet’s exceptional service, and the very best in veterinary medicine and preventative health care.

Our teams are committed to providing the local community and their pets with the highest standard of veterinary care and disease prevention. We invest ourselves emotionally as well as professionally so you can be assured that your pet is in the best of hands. Our purpose is to share our love and passion for animals through the pursuit of veterinary excellence.

We are also able to provide consultations in Cantonese and Mandarin. Out vet Dr Cindy Ma is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin. And Dr Hedi Yin is fluent in Mandarin.

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.

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Our Services.

Greencross Vets Woolloongabba 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.

Puppy Pre-School

Greencross Vets Puppy School is an excellent starting point for owners wanting a well-managed and socialised pet. Courses run for four to six weeks. Click to learn more.

Ultrasound

An ultrasound is a painless diagnostic procedure that allows vets to take a closer look at your pet’s health. We only use the latest technology for the most accurate diagnoses.

X-ray/Radiology

Greencross Vets clinics are equipped with high-quality radiograph equipment including X-ray machines, automatic processors, and X-ray view equipment.

Clinical Pathology

Clinical pathology allows our vets to analyse and diagnose health conditions. Common laboratory tests include blood tests, urinalysis, faecal tests and biopsy examination.

Laboratory Testing

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.

Meet The Team

Dr Mackenna Dent BVSc, GradDipEd

Dr Mackenna Dent BVSc, GradDipEd

Dr Mackenna Dent studied veterinary science at Massey University in New Zealand, after which she did a rotating internship at the veterinary school.
She then moved to Perth to do an internal medicine internship at Murdoch University, where she also gained a graduate diploma in tertiary education. After completing her internships Dr Dent worked in Veterinary Emergency Hospitals.
Dr Dent started at Greencross Vets Woolloongabba in May 2020, she loves the team and enjoys working with dedicated pet owners.
Her special interest are medicine, emergency and critical care and ultrasonography.
When not working you will find Dr Dent enjoying indoor bouldering with her husband Sam

Dr Ellen Meelkop BVSc (Hons) PhD

Dr Ellen Meelkop BVSc (Hons) PhD

Ellen has loved being around animals since a young age and grew up in the Netherlands surrounded by rabbits, geckos and dogs. She completed a PhD in Biology at the KU Leuven in Belgium and worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at the Queensland Brain Insitute in Brisbane. Ellen decided to turn her animal passion into a career by completing a Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Honours) from the University of Queensland and has been with the Woolloongabba team since the start of 2020. While she loves interacting with and caring for animals, the dedicated clients and clever colleagues make her enjoy the job even more. Ellen has a wide range of interests including internal medicine, neurology, behaviour and surgery, as well as a huge soft spot for the old and grey (furry ones).

Outside work you’ll find her training for triathlons, exploring bike trails with her husband, or cuddled up with her two adopted Mini Foxies: Josie and Spike.

Lauren Guest

Lauren Guest

Lauren graduated with a Bachelor of Veterinary Technology (BAppSc – Vet Tech Major) in 2017 after working in the event management industry for five years. She also has a Bachelor of International Hotel and Tourism Management (BIHTM – Dual major Event & Hospitality). Lauren started with Greencross in May 2018 and loves nursing in an environment with such a talented team where we get to see so many varied cases. She spends the weekends hanging with friends and snuggling with her own cat Hercules and is hoping to grow her pet family very soon!

Dr Hedi Yin BVSc

Dr Hedi Yin BVSc

Tahlia Boulden

Tahlia Boulden

Hey, I’m Tahlia and I’m a Certificate IV Veterinary Nurse. My life has always been centered around animals of all varying types, this lead me down the path of veterinary nursing so I can hang out and help care for your animals! I currently have 2 French Bulldogs, Mogwai and Ayla, they have given me an extra soft spot for your squishy faces and kitty cats.

Karla Finlayson

Karla Finlayson

Kelly Marszalek

Kelly Marszalek

Krystal Wilson

Krystal Wilson

Krystal is dedicated to offering the very best in veterinary medicine to pet owners and their companions, whether they’re furry, finned, feathered or scaly! She has completed a Bachelor Degree in Wildlife Science and is currently studying as a Veterinary Nurse. As a wildlife lover, Krystal is the proud owner of a pair of Central Bearded Dragons named Ginger and Elwood. She also has two other furry family members, her dogs Winnie and Peanut. Krystal enjoys working closely with her team at Greencross Vets Woolloongabba and providing the best care and support to pets and their parents. In her spare time, you will find Krystal enjoying sunny days at the beach or sitting outside with her dogs and a coffee (and her husband too!).

Megan Carlisle BBmgt

Megan Carlisle BBmgt

Megan has always had a strong passion for animals beginning veterinary nursing when she was 16 years old, while completing her senior certificate. Despite working in a number of other industries including hospitality, retail and administration, she has always considered veterinary nursing as the career for her. She completed her L2 Veterinary Nursing Qualifications in 1999 and her Business Degree with a major in Economics at the University of Queensland in 2011. Megan has been a part of the Greencross team since 2004 and considers the Woolloongabba team as her ‘work family’. She loves the positive, fun and friendly working environment provided by her team and enjoys catching up with regular clients and their furry family members! When she’s not working, you will find her spending time outdoors in parks and beaches with her husband, toddler and their two dogs Maxi and Austin.

Dr Annie Wang Bvsc

Dr Annie Wang Bvsc

Dr Annie Wang

Dr Cindy Ma Bvsc

Dr Cindy Ma Bvsc

Dr Cindy Ma graduated with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science 1st class honours, she joined the Woolloongabba team in 2016. She loves her job because she is able to help animals and people in need. She loves that there is never a dull moment and every day is different and the Woolloongabba hospital has a team of vets and nurses who are highly knowledgeable and super friendly. The hospital also has great. diagnostic tools such as Cat Scan. Dr Ma has a special interest in Surgery and is currently studying for a Membership in Surgery. When she is not at work Dr Ma likes to chill with her cats and spend time getting fit in the gym
Dr Cindy Ma is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin

Georgina Burley

Georgina Burley

Georgina joined Woolloongabba team in July 2018 she loves being able to help animals big and small. She is currently studying Cert 3 in Animal Studies and has a special interest in delivering great customer service. When not at work you will find Georgie going to the beach with her dog, gardening, doing photography and arts and crafts.

Dr Tim Vivian

Dr Tim Vivian

Dr Emma Daley Bvsc

Dr Emma Daley Bvsc

Dr Emma Daley achieved her Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Honours) from the University of Queensland Gatton Campus. She joined the Greencross Woolloongabba team in 2017. She is particularly interested in Imaging (radiography, ultrasound, CT), and Internal Medicine. She loves helping people take the very best care of their pets/fur-babies/best friends because she understands that bringing a full, healthy life to a pet, brings a fuller, healthier life to a pet owner. In her spare time, Dr Emma likes to explore the Australian countryside on various single-day and multi-day hikes.

Dr Shane Kennedy

Dr Shane Kennedy

Ellise Mortensen

Ellise Mortensen

36 Balaclava St, Woolloongabba QLD 4102

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