Kelly is an experienced veterinary nurse, having worked in the industry for over 14 years. Before joining the BVC/OV team in March 2012, Kelly worked as a surgical nurse at a specialist centre. She has a keen interest in wildlife and rehabilitation, and has cared for a variety of orphaned and injured wildlife. At home, Kelly has a variety of pets including Mr Tony a handsome Shihtzu cross, Magpie an energetic Devon Rex and a crazy Galah Trevor.
Practice Manager Beaconsfield/Officer Vet
After deciding the time was right for a change in career direction, David headed off to vet school and graduated from the University of Melbourne with Honours in 2007. Not being a fan of mud or flies, David commenced work in small animal practice straight after graduating, and has also recently spent some time working as a small animal emergency vet. He has a particular interest in feline medicine and soft tissue surgery. When not at work, David is kept in line by his multitude of cats (including a highly strung Bengal and Abyssinian), dogs and horses. He is fortunate to be supported by his gorgeous wife and daughter and a sports mad son (Go Blues!).
Sue graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2017, and after working at a busy small animal practice, she joined the Officer Vet team in 2020. She is passionate about caring for all furry animals especially pocket pets. Sue has a keen interest in surgical and wildlife cases. In her spare time, Sue loves watching over her 2 bunnies at home, a mini Rex, Chi chi and a Netherland dwarf, Coco.
Elise’s vet nurse career all started when she was 15 years old and she completed her work experience at a vet clinic. From there Elise worked as a trainee nurse until she was fully qualified. Elise has a great passion when it comes to all animals and welcomes her clients with a warm smile. She has an interest in livestock after working and breeding cows and sheep for over 6 years. At home Elise has a Dalmatian named Nelson who can be quite a cheeky puppy at times.
Graduating from A.C.A.A.S in 2018, Kay has been working with small animals ever since. She has a passion for pathology and surgery and joined our team in December 2020. When Kay isn’t working, she enjoys spending time with her rescue budgies.
Sally has been a veterinary nurse for many years now and has worked in several practices both in Melbourne and Canada before starting at Officer Vet in 2021. Her passion lies in nursing hospital and surgery patients and making sure their stay at the clinic is as comfortable and stress free as possible. She is also very passionate about the impact the veterinary industry has on our environment.
At home Sally is kept busy with her two dogs, Jack and Billie, two cats Smudgey and Darky, Betty and Barbra the sheep and her horse Howie
Always being passionate about the animal world Olivia started her career in animal health after completing a Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services at Box Hill TAFE. With a particular interest in animal behavior she volunteered locally and travelled to South Africa to volunteer in wildlife rehabilitation projects.
She is looking forward to continuing her animal health studies and focusing on customer service and assisting our vets and nurses.
Olivia is lucky to have a supportive family with her husband Boris and her 4 rescue fur kids: an old soul Barney, the spoodle, an active labradoodle Boof and 2 cats: pure white Ollie and a cheeky girl Bronnie. She is also a passionate gardener and a cook.
After being a client of the clinic with her pets Olivia joined the team in May 2021.
Resident Clinic Cat
Carlton joined the team in 2019 and was hand raised by one of our nurses from 4 weeks of age. He oversees the day to day happenings at the clinic at loves to socialize with our clients and their pets.