Our Team

It goes without saying that we love animals, but we really do take pride in giving the best possible care and attention to you and your pet!

We've trained hard to be the best in our fields, and we continue to maintain and expand our knowledge and skills at every opportunity. We also strongly believe in mentoring those new to their field, via traineeships and work experience.

Glen Iris Veterinary Hospital is one of Melbourne's leading vet providing gold standard of vet care for your best friend. Surgeries, routine care, dental services, cat boarding, puppy school, vaccinations, desexing. Open late, 7 days!

We are conveniently in the City of Stonnington and Glen Eira. The purrfect location for pet parents living in Glen Iris, Malvern, Toorak, Kooyong, Armadale and surrounding areas!

 

Meet our friendly and professional team:

Veterinarians

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Dr Jason Rapke

Veterinarian - BVSc MANZCVS (Small Animal Surgery) Grad Dip (Veterinary Clinical Studies)

I graduated from Melbourne University in 2007 and went into mixed practice for several years before undertaking a Post Graduate Internship at the University of Sydney in 2011-2012. During this time I completed a diploma in Small Animal Veterinary Clinical Studies as well as several research projects.

Following the internship, I worked at a busy specialist and small animal emergency centre in Sydney and obtained my Memberships in Small Animal Surgery from the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists. I then worked in London for a year before returning home to Melbourne.

My particular interests are in ultrasonography, neurology, cardiology and surgery - particular minimally invasive ('keyhole') surgery. I am passionate about animal welfare issues and have volunteered at a number of welfare organisations overseas including Animals Asia in China, Animal Aid Unlimited in India and the Bali Street Dog Foundation in Indonesia.

I am a Director of RSPCA Victoria and sit on the RSPCA Victoria Animal Welfare Policy Committee. In my spare time I enjoy playing the drums, cycling and surfing. 

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Dr Meaghan O'Brien

Veterinarian - BVSc (Honours) MANZCVS (Small Animal Medicine) 

I have been part of the Glen Iris Veterinary Team for the past 5 years and love helping our wonderful clients and their pets.

I have been working as a small animal veterinarian since graduating with Honours from the University of Melbourne in 2010. I have a special interest in medicine - particularly endocrine diseases, and clinical pathology. In 2016 I successfully completed additional exams to obtain membership to the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in the Medicine Chapter.

I always knew I wanted to become a veterinarian, and I really enjoy working with people to achieve the best health for their beloved companions.

I have been lucky enough to complete two of my bucket list items - seeing the Northern Lights in Norway, and watching the baby turtles hatching in the wild in Queensland.

I share my home with my husband Des, daughter Olivia and energetic 12-year-old Lab/Border Collie named Bella. 

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Dr Alexandra Watson

Veterinarian - BVSc MANZCVS (Emergency & Critical Care)

I graduated from the University of Sydney in 2013 and soon afterwards commenced work at a busy emergency and specialist hospital in Melbourne where I worked for several years. In 2017 I successfully gained my memberships in the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in the field of emergency and critical care medicine following several examinations.

I am pleased to be able to bring my knowledge and love for all aspects of veterinary medicine to the team at Glen Iris, and look forward to helping our furry friends achieve optimal health.

I share my home with a Dalmatian named Milo and a naughty cat named Jem who both keep me on my toes. On the weekend you’ll often be able to find me catching up with friends and family at a local café, walking the dog or checking out live music in the city. 

Dr Maria Lydon

Veterinarian - MVB

Hi there, my name is Maria. I am from a small village in the west of Ireland. I have wanted to be a vet for as long as I can remember. Animals have been a huge part of my life and have always brought joy and happiness to my life. Helping my dad with the cattle at home, then becoming a stable hand at the local horse riding centre are some of my best memories growing up. I have learnt first hand how animals can completely change your life and only for the better.

I graduated with a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine from University College Dublin in 2014. Throughout university I travelled to the USA, UK and Holland to gain as much experience in the veterinary field as possible. I spent two and a half years working in a mixed animal practice in Dublin. It was here that I gained my love of surgery and emergency medicine.

In June 2017 I packed my bags and travelled around South America for 9 months. After an adventure of a lifetime I decided Australia was up next. I began working in a very busy emergency and specialist hospital along the coastline of NSW. I spent two wonderful but hectic years working there before moving to Melbourne.
I live with my partner, our dog Lexi and our tailless cat Izzy. Lexi has only just recently made the long journey across several ponds to get here from Ireland. She has settled well into the Australian lifestyle but has certainly kept her Irish bark.

Outside of work I enjoy paddle boarding, snorkelling, camping and socialising with friends.
It is a great pleasure to be back in general practice and discover a new city. I look forward to meeting your furry families each and every day. I am excited to see them grow and help them and you throughout their lives in any way I can. 
 

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Dr Kate Earle

Veterinarian - BSc BVSc

Hi, my name is Kate and I’m one of the vets at GIVH. I graduated from the University of Sydney in 2015. I returned home to Melbourne and started work at RSPCA. After that I worked for several years at a busy clinic in the inner south eastern suburbs. And I am now very excited to be part of the Glen Iris team.

I enjoy all aspects of veterinary medicine but I have a particular interest in surgery and plan to undertake my memberships in the years to come. I love meeting new clients and their fur babies and forming long lasting relationships that enable us to work together to provide the best ongoing care for all pets.

I live in Malvern with my husband, our 2 young children and our rescue dog Ollie.

I look forward to meeting you.

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Dr. Laura Zane Todd

Veterinarian - BBiolSc DVM

Hello! My name is Laura. You may recognize me from the reception team! Since my time with the reception team, I have achieved a life-long dream of becoming a veterinarian after graduating from the University of Melbourne with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM). Following graduation I undertook an internship at Southpaws Small Animal Specialty Surgery, and, have since returned to re-join the Glen Iris team! 

I am very pleased to be back working with the team at Glen Iris, and look forward to building on my skills and knowledge that I gained during my internship. I have a particular interest in internal medicine, emergency and critical care as well as surgery. I pride myself on my communication, work ethic and standard of care. 

In my down time, you can find me binging a new Netflix series (or re-watching a favorite). Otherwise, I can be found spending time with friends or relaxing at home with her partner and beloved (and very spoilt!) cat, Nala.

I look forward to meeting you and your fur baby soon! 

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Dr Francesca Black

Veterinarian - BMus BSci DVM

My name is Francesca (Chess for short). 

I graduated from the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2019 from the University of Melbourne. I recently took on the position of Clinical co-ordinator for 'Pets in the Park' - a charity that offers free veterinary care to people with pets who are experiencing homelessness. I love the variety that GP medicine provides and I cherish following the journey through a pet's life. My partner and I are owned by a naughty canine called Panda.  Panda is likely the descendent of at least 30 different breeds of dog.  She wears the label 'pound surprise' with pride.Before becoming a vet, I was a cellist and music teacher. I still enjoy playing cello with the Stonnington Symphony Orchestra and curating playlists for hospital patients (classical for cats and reggae for dogs).

Dr. Leon Hai Pok Cheung

Veterinarian - BSc, DVM

Hi everyone, my name is Leon and I am one of the vets working at Glen Iris and Armadale Vet hospitals. I am a 2020 graduate from the The University of Melbourne. In 2021 I undertook a post graduate rotating internship at one of Melbourne’s largest referral hospital, with a heavy emphasis on surgery, internal medicine and emergency.

I have recently taken up a position here and love helping the community and their wonderful pets. I enjoy all aspects of veterinary medicine but have a particular interest in ophthalmology.I believe that animals play a crucial role in society, especially as companions. As vets we seek to nurture the human-animal bond, as well as provide excellent care to vital members of the family.

In my off days I enjoy reading historical fictions, playing the piano and hanging out with my golden retrievers Kobe and Willow.

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Dr. Samantha Rulli

Veterinarian - BAVBioSc, DVM

Samantha completed her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at The University of Melbourne in 2019 before undertaking a rotating internship at the Veterinary Referral Hospital. Enjoying the complexity of referral level cases, she discovered a strong passion for Internal Medicine.Samantha stayed on and undertook an Internal Medicine internship where she has fostered her love for endocrinology and long-term client relationships.

Samantha joined Glen Iris Veterinary hospital early 2022, during which time has focused on consulting and ultrasonography.

In her spare time she enjoys sport, travelling and playing with her cheeky Ragdoll, Viney.

Dr. Jill Teo BVSc

Veterinarian - BVSc (Honours)

After graduating from The University of Melbourne, I spent my first few years in a busy, small animal GP and emergency clinic in Melbourne's Northern suburbs. From there, I decided to explore the world of locuming and that's where I discovered the team at Glen Iris Vet Hospital. I loved working with the team and was in awe of the quality of care they provided their patients. A few years on and now I am a permanent member of the GIVH team.

I enjoy all aspects and the variety that general practice brings - no two days are the same! I love being that constant throughout a pet's life and developing long-term client bonds. I have a soft spot for our older patients and through having pets with challenging medical conditions, have have also gained an interest in medicine.

At home I am owned by my cheeky Cairn terrier named Pickles. I am also a foodie at heart and spend my days off cooking for friends and family, exploring new brunch spots and going on family adventures.

Management

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Elizabeth Nicoll

Practice Manager

My name is Liz and I started with the team in January 2015. I love the work here, learning new things every day and meeting so many wonderful clients and their pets! I feel privileged to be a part of such a fun and friendly team. 

I was lucky enough to join Jason in the management team in 2017 and have enjoyed helping the team to grow alongside our clients to meet their needs - whatever they may be.

Previously, I completed my Diploma of Animal Technology at Box Hill TAFE in 2009, and have spent most of my time working as an Animal Technologist for both Monash and Latrobe Universities. 

During the last 10 years, I have racked up a lot of hours volunteering at local and rural wildlife parks and zoos, and even worked full time as a zookeeper.

I live with my partner and our family of kittens, Yoda, Lexi, Kenzie, and Dyson, a DSH kitten that I fostered from the clinic and just couldn't part with!

Nurses

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Roxy Buschel

Head Nurse

I have been veterinary nursing for 13 years and I love all aspects of my job, especially seeing our patients go home healthy and happy again. Originally from Brisbane, Queensland, I moved down to Melbourne in March 2017 to join the fantastic Glen Iris team. While I currently do not own any pets of my own, I am “step mum” to my house mates 2 cats, Mama and Fedor. In my spare time I enjoy going to see live comedy and music, exploring the city and socialising with friends

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Casey Taylor

Senior Nurse, Cattery Manager

Hi, my name is Casey!

I started working in the veterinary industry in 2014, joining the Glen Iris team in May 2017. Prior to this, I was working in the hospitality industry as a barista.

Since starting at Glen Iris Veterinary Hospital, I have completed my Certificate 4 in Vet Nursing. The team here have become like my family! I love the fast paced aspect of my job and always learning something new from everyone I work with. 

At home I have a grumpy 8 year old Scottish Fold cat, who loves nothing more than to sleep on my lap and helpfully groom all his soft toys!

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Jayme Tully

Head Nurse and Armadale Vet Hospital Practice Manager

Hi my name is Jayme Tully and I joined the Glen Iris team in January 2019. I have my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing, which I studied through Goulbourn Ovens Institute of Tafe. I have recently completed my registration for my nursing qualification, which I need to renew every year by doing continued learning.

When growing up, my family used to race Camels up in QLD and we also showed Papillons.
I originally come from Pinnaroo, which is a town that is on the border of South Australia and Victoria in the Mallee.

I live with my partner Daniel and our Papillon Loki. Loki is a show dog and he a very cheeky clever boy! I also co-own Thor (the cat pictured) with my sister and he lives in Bendigo, but comes to Melbourne to visit sometimes.

I love this job because you never know what the day is going to be like, which makes it super exciting. I always knew this was the career that I would end up with since a very young age. 

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Nicole Simpson

Veterinary Nurse

Hi my name is Nicole!

I was fortunate enough to be given the opportunity to join the team at Glen Iris Veterinary Hospital as a student in 2017 while I completed my Certificate 4 in Veterinary Nursing and have never looked back. 

Ever since I can remember I have had a passion to help and take care of sick and injured animals. I got into the veterinary industry by doing a volunteer program and instantly fell in love with it. I haven’t wanted to do anything else since.

This team is immensely caring towards everyone who walks through the door whether they have two feet or four paws and are very supportive as we all share the same passion for animals. I am honoured to be able to grow with this great team.

Cora Lucas

Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Hello, I'm Cora!

I joined Glen Iris Veterinary Hospital as a trainee and am still studying my certificate 4 in veterinary nursing. I have completed a certificate in equestrian studies in 2018 and love to go riding frequently.

I own a 10 year old border collie which took me 6 years of nagging but my parents eventually caved in and now I couldn’t imagine life without her. I’ve always been passionate about animal welfare and have always wanted to pursue a career in the veterinary industry. I’ve been lucky to find a position with such a devoted and compassionate team of vets, nurses and receptionists.

I always make it my mission to bring positivity and kindness to those around me and deeply care for all of our present and future patients and their dedicated owners.

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Rose Johnston

Trainee Veterinary Nurse

To all new, existing and future clients who walk through our doors, I am Rose, a trainee nurse who is a part of the talented team of nurses and vets here at Glen Iris Veterinary Hospital. My love for animals started at a young age when I became best friends with my next-door neighbours’ chicken, which I named ‘henny penny’. I have successfully completed my Certificate II in Animal studies and I will be competent in my Certificate IV in nursing at the end of 2021.

Before I was offered a position at the clinic in 2020 you might’ve seen me make a cocktail or 2 behind the bar, so I am very excited to enter the industry I am most passionate about and care for all your 4-legged pets on a full-time basis!

I currently have a cheeky staghound named maple and co-own my partners 2 Jack Russels and a senior cat. I am hoping to resume my studies in the future so I can continue to upskill and provide the highest quality of care for all of our patients.

Olivia Watson

Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Hey I’m Olivia! I’m currently studying my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing, hoping to complete this in 2023 and have been lucky enough to start my career in the industry with such a great team at Glen Iris!

Ever since a young age I have known I wanted to work with animals and help them in any way I could. I volunteered at Animal Aid in high school and since then have completed my Certificate III in Animal Studies and continuing on to where I am now. I want to continue growing and learning, everyday bettering my knowledge of how to care for our furry friends.

Although I love working with our family pets I have always dreamed of going to Africa to help with the rehabilitation of animals in need there and I’m very lucky to be going to do exactly that with a conservation project in 2023!

Growing up I had 2 beautiful jack Russell’s: Jack and Bella and you’d always find me outside playing or snoozing on the lounge with them. Sadly they passed on after 18 years with them and although I don’t have any pets right now, that just means I am always up for giving endless love and cuddles for your pets!I’m super excited to have started this journey and continue with such a knowledgeable team and lovely clients!

Monica Webber

Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Hello! My name is Monica, but I usually go by Mon! I've been a part of the Glen Iris Veterinary Hospital team since February 2022 after I was lucky enough to be offered a position as a Trainee Veterinary Nurse. I'm currently in the final stages of completing my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing, and before persuing this career, I completed studies in Classical Music and Agricultural Science at the University of Melbourne.

I am extremely excited and grateful to be a part of this caring, compassionate, and dedicated team as I continue my career as a Veterinary Nurse. At home I live with my 2 rescue dogs (Benji & Lucy) and 2 backyard chooks (Halloumi and Ray). They each have their own hilarious personalities which is what I love so much about my job; getting to know the different personalities of all your beautiful pets and treating them with the same care and love as if they were my own.

In my spare time I love to get outdoors and go hiking, spend time with friends, or find local cafes with great coffee.I'm so proud to be a part of this wonderful team and look forward to meeting all your beautiful pets one day!

Eleanore Rowbottom

Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Hi my name is Eleanor but you can call me Elle! I am a trainee nurse here at Glen Iris Veterinary Hospital, studying my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing after having achieved my certificate II in animal studies in 2020. To work in a veterinary hospital has been my dream ever since I was little and it still amazes me everyday that this dream is being brought to fruition. Vet nursing is the best career in the world (although I am biased), it allows me to study medicine and science, which I have always been passionate about, whilst working with the cutest patients!

Animals have always brought me a sense of companionship, calm and have been an unwavering source of happiness in my life and I am so honoured to have the opportunity to give some of that love back to my patients in their times of need. I believe being a nurse is the greatest responsibility I've ever had; not only do we take care of them physically, we are also the parents away from home, the cuddles when things get a bit scary and the ensurer of our patient’s happiness and comfort. I am so lucky to work with the team I do at Glen Iris, where the love and care for our patients is overwhelming.

As an animal lover I have always owned pets and I am currently a very proud cat mummy to my cheeky ginger, Daphne. Daphne is the love of my life and is one of the inspirations for my vet nursing career; I always keep her in mind when caring for my patients to ensure that they are treated with the same standard of care and compassion that I would hope Daphne would be!

Abi Murray

Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Hey, my name is Abi and I joined the GIVH family as a placement student in mid-2021 and was thrilled to be offered a full time position few months later. I aim to complete my Cert IV in Vet Nursing at the end of 2022 and have previously completed a Cert III in Companion Animal studies.

To compliment my love of music, I also have a Diploma in Audio Engineering & Sound Production. For the last 6 years I have been running my own pet sitting/dog walking business, building such wonderful, lasting relationships with so many furry friends and their families. It’s during this time, while caring for many cats and dogs with health issues and losing my beloved best friend, Marv, a cantankerous senior tabby cat, that I decided to go back to school and work towards a qualification that will allow me to gain a greater understanding of the health issues our animal friends experience throughout their lives and how I can contribute to alleviating their suffering.

Before starting my Vet Nursing journey, I spent a lot of my spare time volunteering at Maneki Neko Cat Rescue which helped feed my cat patting obsession!! When I’m not at the clinic or school, you’ll find me hanging out at home with my partner, 3 cats (Surfer, Smudge and Goldie) and 4 chickens (KD, Indigo, Ani & Christine). It’s a busy household but I wouldn’t have it any other way, they’re all such cheeky, quirky characters who make me laugh every day!! The team at GIVH show such compassion and care towards every animal and human that walks through the clinic doors and I feel privileged to be working with such a dedicated group of individuals.

Can’t wait to cuddle your furry family member soon!

Ella Taylor

Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Hi, my name is Ella and I'm one of the trainee vet nurses at GI/AVH. I started out doing my work placement here at the end of 2021, and am now super excited to become an official part of the team as a trainee!
I started volunteering with animals in 2019.

My experience volunteering lead me to make the decision it was time to head back to school and get into the animal care industry. Currently I'm undertaking a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing at Melbourne Polytechnic.

I don't have any animals to call my own at the moment, but I like to be as involved in the lives of my parents' pets as they'll let me! They have a lovely old ginger cat named Lamb and a Border Collie/Poodle cross called Summer who's somehow very goofy despite being super smart.

Aneira Phillips

Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Hi my name is Aneira, but you can call me Nye! I come from a lovely little farming village in the North of England where my love for animals began. I grew up milking cows and tending to thousands of chickens with my friends. I moved to Melbourne with my family in 2016 and since then felt like I’ve had nothing but room to grow. As you can probably tell by my red hair I’m a bit of an extravagant and expressive person, which I feel I would have never been if I didn’t come to this wonderful city.

I’m also an artist, making small trinkets for my friends and family in my free time as a way to unwind and relax my soul. I remember when I was younger telling everyone that when I grew up I was going to be a vet. Now that dream has changed into me wanting to become a vet nurse and GIVH has given me a great opportunity with taking my first steps in achieving this goal.

In 2021 I completed my certificate III in veterinary nursing and am currently working towards getting my certificate IV by the end of 2023.I unfortunately don’t currently have any pets of my own at the moment so any dog or cat that needs a good cuddle you know who to ask for!

Emily Taylor

Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Hi! I’m Emily, and I started as a trainee veterinary nurse with the wonderful team at Glen Iris Veterinary Hospital in 2022. I love helping people and their animals, and am so lucky to work alongside such a kindhearted team of vets, nurses and receptionists.

I currently share my home with my bearded dragon, Maui, my eager-to-please Beaglier, Billy and my parents cheeky Beagle X named Indi!For as long as I can remember, I have always loved being around animals of all different shapes and sizes.

Although, I do have a big soft spot for Australian wildlife, and on my days off you can find me volunteering at my local wildlife park!

Reception

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Elaine Taylor

Reception Manager

Hi, I'm Elaine and I'm a receptionist here at Glen Iris Vet.

Ever since I can remember, I have been crazy about cats, irrespective of shape, colour or size. Having a husband and children who are equally as cat mad, we now have 4 beautiful fur babies of our own! I have also fostered a number of cats for animal rescue societies, but it was when my latest little project turned me into an official fail, that I opted to study vet nursing instead.

In October 2018, I was lucky enough to join the team at Glen Iris, a team who are so compassionate and dedicated to their patients. It is a privilege to be a part of the work that they do.

The best part of my job? Being able to sneak out the back and cuddle a patient or two!

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Sammie Lomas

Receptionist

Hi I'm Sammie and I'm a receptionist at Glen Iris Vet. I was lucky enough to join this amazing team late November 2020. I live with my baby girl Midnight a domestic short haired kitty, my boy Nelson a Jack Russell, my little Axolotl Franklin and my beautiful Stimpsons python May. I'm currently studying my Certificate II in animal studies with plans to do my Certificate III in veterinary nursing.

I've loved animals and have wanted to work with them for as long as I can remember, I've always been told that I have a special connection with animals and it's such an amazing thing spending my days with the gorgeous animals we have visit our clinic. The team at Glen Iris Vet are absolutely amazing and I'm so honoured to be apart of the Glen Iris family and spending my time with our beautiful patients and clients.

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Brittany Heenan

Receptionist

Hi! My name is Brittany. Prior to the pandemic I was working as a Receptionist and Beauty Therapist. The Covid-19 pandemic presented an opportunity for me to assess where I was at and where I wanted to be. I decided to leave the beauty industry behind and pursue my true passion of working with animals. With plenty of time on my hands, I decided to undertake study in animal welfare, conservation, and veterinary wildlife assistance.

After recently completing my studies, I was fortunate enough to land a role at the Glen Iris Veterinary Hospital as a Full-Time Receptionist. My love for animals and for working alongside like-minded people has grown so much in such a short period of time. My job is both exciting and rewarding. Every day I get to work with intelligent and supportive individuals. My goal for the future is to continue growing with the Glen Iris Veterinary Hospital whilst undertaking further studies in Zoology; an area that I would like to explore further.

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Michelle Davies-Kildea

Receptionist

Hi I'm Michelle and I'm a lifelong animal lover. I've been bringing home lost and injured animals since I was a child. Currently at home I live with my husband Jason, our German Shepherd x Kelpie dog Fitz and our three aging cats, Flo, Evie and Bonny.

I started working at Glen Iris Veterinary Hospital in 2021 before moving to our new Armadale Veterinary Hospital, though previously I worked with Dr. Jason on the Best Mates charitable project. Prior to working at Armadale Veterinary Hospital I worked in community services and schools.

In my spare time I like to sew, walk my dog and spend time with family and friends which include our two grown up daughters. I look forward to meeting you at Armadale Veterinary Hospital and getting to know you and your pet.

Kayla Bradley

Receptionist

Hey I am Kayla, your friendly neighbourhood receptionist here at GIVH. I was honoured to be given a full time role as receptionist here just recently in may 2022 where I will learn and grow my skills and knowledge.

I aim to complete my animal studies and vet nursing in the future.I have had a passion for animals for as long as I can remember (in particular horses) It's a dream to work with animals and be a vet nurse one day to help animals stay healthy and have a good life and them work my way towards being an equine vet. I have always wanted to be just like dr Chris brown and travel the world helping all kinds of animals while also educating people of the health and well-being of these beautiful creatures. I used to play pretend vet and would wrap up my poor old beagle in all these bandages like he was injured and i loved every moment of it even thought he may not have enjoyed it so much. I breed and show Minilop rabbits at Mayhem minilops which I have done for 5 years and absolutely love it.

I live with my husband and daughter and our 2 french bulldogs bear and Tilly, my bearded dragon alpha, my many rabbits Taco, Tucker, choco, Daisy, Milo, Basil, Possum, Mango, ocean, wiggles and mocha and my 2 horses chance and Jrod.I look forward to seeing you and and yours pets, putting a smile on your face and giving your beloved pets a cuddle!

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Lara Rudd

Receptionist

Hi, I'm Lara! I joined the amazing clinic and team at Glen Iris Veterinary Hospital in November 2021 after completing my Cert II in Animal Studies.I'm from a small rural town in southern WA and grew up with an array of animals on my property and also spent a lot of my youth on a sheep, marron and cattle farm.

I never had a cat growing up as my family had allergies but since moving to Melbourne I am proud to say I am the owner of the smoochiest domestic short hair and I couldn't be happier!I am looking forward to continuing working with the amazing team here and start my career in Vet Nursing.

I can't wait to continue meeting all of our amazing patients and their wonderful owners.