Dr Nathan - Veterinarian
Nathan joins the Vetcall Burleigh team from a small coastal city called East London in South Africa. He has moved to the sunny Gold Coast with his wife of 7 years and their 11 month old son. Nathan has been working as a mixed animal veterinarian since 2016. At this stage of his career, Nathan wants to focus on preventative animal health care. He looks forward to building a strong and long-lasting relationship with his patients and their pet parents. Nathan’s main goal is to keep your pet/s healthy and to maintain an excellent quality of life for as long as possible. This will be achieved through addressing potential problems in their early stages. As the old cliché goes, "prevention is better than cure".
Tash - Practice Manager (filling in for Nahanee)
Since making the move to Veterinary Nursing in 2010, Tash worked in a small clinic on the Northern End of the Gold Coast prior to joining Vetcall Q'SuperStore in 2016. Tash has always worked with animals. Spending many years working with wildlife at Dreamworld, gaining a broad knowledge in lots of different species including koalas, kangaroos, snakes and crocodiles. She then made the move to the RSPCA to work as a Rescue Officer, providing help to all animals, including domestic, wildlife and livestock.
In her spare time Tash enjoys taking part in Obstacle Course races and spending time with her three parrots, Algae, Cherry and Yoshi and two dogs, Shadow and Ember. Tash is passionate about providing the best care possible for your pet.
Tash is filling in for Nahanee while she is away.
Nahanee - Practice Manager (currently on maternity leave)
Nahanee joined the Vetcall Burleigh team in 2006. She has been a qualified Veterinary Nurse for 12 years and our Practice Manager for 4 years. She loves all aspects of Veterinary Nursing especially post surgical care and cuddling puppies especially Chihuahuas.
Nahanee has a Chihuahua X named Maple who is her fur child, a Cavalier named Eddy who is a walking vacuum and a rescue kitty called Mimu who thinks she is a dog!
In her spare time Nahanee loves drinking coffee and travelling with her husband especially to Hawaii, LA and Japan.
JUSTIN - STUDENT VETERINARY NURSE
Justin is currently undertaking work experience as part of his Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. He is very eager to start his career in helping animals as it is something he has always been interested in. Justin grew up in the bush of the Northern Territory and was always helping injured wildlife.
When Justin isn’t working with animals he plays Aussie Rules and enjoys camping.