Our Nurses

Jess – Practice ManagerJess

Jess is our practice manager, she has been in the industry since 2003 and qualified in 2005. She grew up in south east Queensland and moved to Western Australia in 2010. Jess is very interested in critical and emergency care. When she isn’t busy mothering pets, Jess is running around after her two gorgeous and mischievous children. She also has one fur baby, a German Shepherd named Max, who is the biggest kid of all.

Haley – Senior Clinical Nurse and Foothills Cat Advocate

Haley is our senior clinical nurse and in house cat advocate. Haley started her career in the veterinary industry in 2005 as an equine nurse. She then became qualified in 2009 where she switched over to small animal nursing. She has a special interest in surgery and medical cases.haley-website

Haley grew up on a farm in Baldivis taking in any stray and orphaned animals she could find. In her spare time she enjoys bush-walking with her family, horse riding and catching up with friends and family.

She shares her home with a great Great Dane named Optimus and a cranky cat called Jahoolie.

 

Jessie

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Jessie is one of our original veterinary nurses starting with us right at the beginning. She is a lovely friendly person and has a huge warm heart for all her patients. Jessie is currently studying to be a vet and Murdoch University. She qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2011 and has also worked as a veterinary recruitment consultant. Jessie  has a special interest in pocket pets and cats, and enjoys assisting people to care for their beloved family members. She has a cheeky cat named Dorothy, affectionately known as Godzilla, because she likes to destroy the house while Jessie is at work!

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Siobhian joined the foothill team in 2013 and finished her qualifications whilst working at the clinic. She has a particular interest in animal reproduction and Surgery Cases. When not at work, Siobhian is very busy running around after her gorgeous daughter. She also enjoys horse riding and spending time with her gorgeous Miniature Bull Terriers Cheeko and Elly May.

 Shanay

Shanay has been working in the Veterinary Industry since 2011 and became qualified early 2014. She has previously worked at Murdoch Veterinary Emergency department and has a special interest in surgery,emergency cases and wildlife rehabilitation. 

Shanay grew up near Albany on a cropping and cattle farm, then moved to Perth at the age of 6. She helped out a lot with her parents stock feeding business and horse agistment centre, where her passion for horses and helping animals grew.

Along with her 3 horses that keep her busy she has a dog named ‘Tyson’ and her cat ‘Bliss’.

Sherrilynn

Sherrilynn is currently in her final year of studying Veterinary Science and Medicine at Murdoch University. When not at her desk studying she enjoys spending time outdoors – either riding her horses or walking her dogs, or trying her skills in the kitchen (emphasis on the trying!). She has many pets! There’s the three stable buddies- Starlight, Country and Prinny, the two loveable hounds – Ziggy and Annie and finally ‘Mr. Comfortable’- Harlem the Cat. Her favourite part of the job is being able to scrub in on surgeries and knowing the scientific principles behind Veterinary procedures. She loves being able to work in such a supportive environment and having the opportunity to meet some really lovely people and their furry friends.

Annameike

Annameike, originally from Dargaville, annameike-website-picNZ, moved to Perth in 2011 with her partner Braeden. She grew up on multiple dairy farms and particularly enjoyed working with farm animals.

She recently qualified as a Cert IV Veterinary Nurse in December 2016.

In the veterinary industry Annameike enjoys surgical and medical nursing. Whilst at home she enjoys reading, gardening, playing and listening to music.

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Laura born and bred in Perth has recently started her veterinary nursing studies and her career here at Foothills. Laura realised her passion for animals whilst training for the army in Canberra. Since returning back to Perth she started her own pet sitting business to get her animal fix. She is looking forward to her veterinary nursing career and hopes to one day work in the equine field.

In her spare time she enjoys horse riding, playing sport and cooking.

Although she doesn’t have her own pets her life is filled with looking after other peoples pets while they are away.

Kelly
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Kelly grew up on a small farm in Oakford surrounded by animals. She started working in the veterinary industry 1997 and qualified in 2002. Kelly has worked in both large and small animal practices. 

Kelly has a special interest in animal behaviour including Puppy Preschool and wildlife rehabilitation. 

She shares her home with my husband Sonny, son Casey, fur baby ‘Jack’ the Staffy, a small flock of chooks, budgies and some gold fish!