Our Nurses &
Tess has a husband and two children who share their home with three furry children, “Angus” a 2 year old Border Collie, “Pip” a 3 year old Jack Russell Terrier, and “Marlie” a 3 month old DSH kitten. When she is not at work, Tess enjoys gardening, mosaicing, fitness training and health.
Shanti is particularly interested in anaesthetics, radiology, cat behaviour and rabbit medicine.In her spare time Shanti enjoys horse riding, going for walks with her rescue dog Chloe and spending time with her family.
Kit shares her life with her husband, 2 sons and ‘Titus’ a Cavalier with attitude. When she is not working, Kit enjoys gaming, cosplay, tabletop hobbies, comic books, conventions and tattoo art.
Kylie has been with the Albion Park Veterinary Hospital since 2005, having completed her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing at TAFE Ultimo in 2000. She is interested in radiology, medical and emergency nursing and brings a wealth of experience from working as a critical care nurse at the Animal Referral Hospital in Homebush.
Kylie shares her home with “Moo Moo” a DLH kitty that Kylie rescued from the clinic, “Marvel” a DSH kitty, and “Mac” a boisterous Labrador puppy that’s keeping everyone on their toes. She also has a flock of chickens at home.
Kylie shares her life with her husband, two step-sons and daughter Libby. When she is not busy working, she enjoys travelling, being outdoors in the sunshine.
Katelyn shares her home with her husband, young daughter and fur babies Layla and Brutus.
When Katelyn is not working she enjoys crocheting, going for long walks and spending time with her family.
Andrew has a particular interest in surgical nursing, analgesia and anaesthesia, and clinical pathology.
Andrew shares his home with his beautiful wife, one fur baby and one human baby, both of which take up much of his spare time.
Emma joined our team in early 2020 after completing her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing in 2019. She became a Registered Veterinary Nurse in 2022.
Emma was a late comer to the veterinary world, but hasn’t regretted the career change for a single second. Her main areas of interest are surgical nursing and pathology.
When she isn’t working, she’s trying to win over her dog Tippy (who definitely likes her partner more), playing board games and living up to her title of clinic bird nerd.
Melanie has been a part of our team since early 2020, completing her certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing at Yallah Tafe in 2019.
Melanie loves all aspects of Veterinary nursing, having a particular interest in medical and surgical nursing, radiology and pathology.
When Mel isn’t working, she enjoys going to the beach, playing soccer, and spending time with friends and family.
Melanie shares her home with Zola, a happy rescue Sharpei x, and a Central bearded dragon named “Nora”.
Rhiannan started with our clinic as a work experience student in 2019. After gaining her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing through Tafe in 2020 she started working as a qualified Nurse full-time at both our clinics.
Her main interests in the clinic are surgical nursing and pathology and anything to do with puppies!
Outside of work she enjoys watching netflix, walking her furbabies and spending time with friends and family.
Rhiannan shares her home with her dog named Storm, and her cats named Mia and Binx.
Taylah has been with us since 2016, starting as a kennel hand, and progressing through the ranks towards becoming a fully-qualified Veterinary Nurse in 2021.
Taylah has a broad interest in many aspects of Veterinary Nursing, but particularly enjoys surgical and medical nursing, anaesthesia and pathology.
She shares her home with two fur babies (Cooper and Ruby), and a feathered friend named Jax. When Taylah isn’t working she enjoys spending time with friends, shopping, watching Netflix and being with her loved ones.
Mollie joined our team in May 2022. After completing her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing in 2018, she went on to work in the industry for 4 years whilst having her own dog treat business!
In the clinic Mollies interest lies in medical nursing, behaviour, reptiles/exotics and lab work and she hopes to study canine behaviour in the future.
When she is not working she enjoys being social with friends and family, baking, camping, spending time with her fur-babies and watching Netflix.
Mollie shares her home with her 2 Cavaliers (Margo + Mabel), 3 cats (Pearl, Shirley, Percy), 2 rabbits (Mike + Mr T) and 2 Guinea Pigs (Ness + Chubbs).
Isabelle (Izzy) joined our team in 2023. After completing her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing in 2020, she went on to work at another local clinic until joining our team!
In the clinic Izzy is interested in all things surgery and medical nursing, but particularly enjoys pathology and anaesthesia.
When she is not working she enjoys spending time with family and friends and watching Netflix.
Cara shares her home with her husband, two children, two cats and a naughty standard poodle named Doug.
In her spare time Cara enjoys reading, doing puzzles and sitting in her garden watching the native birds (or watching a science fiction movie from the lounge).
Trainee Veterinary Nurse
Paige joined our team in June 2022, working as a Trainee Veterinary Nurse, aiming to become a qualified Vet Nurse in the near future!
In clinic, Paige is mostly interested in all things surgical and medical nursing.
Paige grew up locally and loves spending time with her friends, partner and family. She enjoys watching Netflix and spending time outdoors.
Paige shares her home with her 2 dogs, Lego and Pepper and her 2 cats, Ivy and Poppy. She also owns a horse named Bobby.