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".
Dr Claire Carney - Veterinarian
Claire graduated from the University College Dublin in 2012. After graduation she worked in a mixed animal practice before moving to Australia in 2015. Claire spent several years working in a small animal practice in northern NSW before joining us here at Vetcall Burleigh. Claire has a special interest in dermatology and allergy management and pain management of chronic disease.
Outside of work Claire enjoys travelling, diving and spending time with her dog Croia and rescue cat, Ceola.
Tash - Practice Manager
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. She joined Vetcall Burleigh as our Practice Manager in 2018. 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.
Scott - Veterinary Nurse
Growing up on a farm on the outskirts of Byron Bay, animals have always played a big part in Scott’s life. From cows, dogs, to the smallest of wildlife. Studying a Bachelor of Veterinary Technology at university in Gatton, Scott has gained valuable knowledge and skills from renowned veterinarians and technicians. He decided to further his knowledge by undertaking a Bachelor of Wildlife Science alongside his Veterinary Technology degree.
In his spare time Scott rescues and releases native wildlife. He has a passion for birds and reptiles but his English Bulldog, Spike, will always be number one.
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.