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Welcome to Jerrabomberra Veterinary Hospital
Your Veterinarian in Jerrabomberra NSW
Call us at (02) 62999066

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If you live in Jerrabomberra or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further.  Dr Louise Nicholls is a licensed NSW veterinarian, treating all types of pets. Your pets’ health and wellbeing are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Jerrabomberra Veterinary Hospital is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Dr Louise Nicholls has years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Jerrabomberra veterinarian.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call (02) 62999066 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Jerrabomberra veterinary office is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Jerrabomberra pet owners.

At Jerrabomberra Veterinary Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr Louise Nicholls 
Jerrabomberra Veterinarian | Jerrabomberra Veterinary Hospital | (02) 62999066

5 Firethorn Place
Jerrabomberra, NSW 2619

Meet Our Skilled Team

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  • Louise Nicholls
    Veterinarian - BVSc(Hons), MACVSc

    Lou graduated from Sydney University in 2000 and started working on the NSW-Victoria border near the Snowy Mountains. She moved to Bowral in the Southern Highlands for 6 years, interspersed with a 1yr internship in small animal surgery in Sydney and 18mths of travelling and locum work in the UK. Still restless, Lou completed more locum work around Australia before moving to our sister practice Kippax Veterinary Hospital where she has worked since July 2009. In January 2014, Lou transferred to us here at Queanbeyan Vet Hospital and is now a partner in Queanbeyan Vet Hospital and Jerrabomberra Vet Hospital. Lou lives with her husband Greg and their 3yr old retriever Ernie, who is a qualified Pets as Therapy dog for Delta. When not working, Lou can be found relaxing with friends and family, visiting Greg’s farm in western NSW, or training for triathlons

  • Naomi Dempsey
    Veterinary Nurse - Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing

    Naomi has been with us since October 2016. Our own gothic angel, Naomi has a heart of gold. She has extensively travelled to do charity work, including with Animals Asia in China for three months and Big Conservation in Africa. Naomi has plans for further work like this in the future. A Canberra local, Naomi completed her certificate four in Veterinary Nursing in 2015. Naomi’s pets include cockatiels Ash and Peppie, a beagle named Zara, and a cat named Elvis (the King!) In her spare time Naomi enjoys relaxing with her pets and watching movies.

  • Mabel Mon

    Bio Coming Soon!

  • ​Felicity Blacker
    Veterinary Nurse - Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing

    Felicity started as a kennel hand in 2014 and started nursing in 2015. She has her Certificate III in Animal Companion Services and is currently studying Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. She has a dog Phoebe who is a Cocker Spaniel X and has just recently adopted 2 beautiful kittens named Google and Twitter. She has a love for all animals and also volunteer's at the zoo one day a week working with the Primates. In her spare time she likes to read any books on animals and watch David Attenborough films

  • Alice Elliot

    Alice graduated from Massey University in 2017. Originally from NZ, she made the move across the Tasman to start her career in Canberra and has not left! She enjoys all aspects of veterinary science, with a special interest in small animal medicine. Alice enjoys the special bond and relationship that people share with their animals, and is excited to get to know you while working for the best interest of your beloved pet. Outside of work, she likes exploring all the nature walks that Canberra has to offer, and reading a good book.

  • Freya Spanney

    Growing up in WA with a menagerie of different animals, Freya knew from an early age that she wanted to be a vet. Graduating from Murdoch University in 2017 and working in a small Perth practice for a year, she made the move across the country to join the Queanbeyan Vet Hospital family in February 2019. She enjoys all aspects of working as a vet with a special interest in small animal surgery. She has spent time volunteering in different veterinary roles; a spey/neuter clinic in India, helping manage stray street dog populations, and for ‘Pets in the Park’; a Canberra charity group that provides veterinary assistance for homeless people and their animal companions. In her free time, Freya likes to boulder and go explore Canberra's many walking trails with her partner Wen and their golden retriever Lily.

  • Udita Saxena

    Udita Graduated from James Cook University in 2019. Originally from Canberra, she is looking forward to returning to the region to do all things small animal, with a special interest in small animal medicine.In her spare time Udita enjoys reading, board games nights and spending time with her friends and family.

  • Brooklyn Perrin

    Born and raised in Carwoola, her passion for animals blossomed through the years spent in her family home. She has completed her certificate III in animal studies and is currently studying her certificate IV in veterinary nursing. Brooklyn has also completed her certificate IV in fashion and wishes to begin her certificate IV in captive animals to start a new journey of becoming a zoo keeper.When Brooklyn is not working she spends a lot of time with her Malamute Alaska and trains in body building.

  • Alex Duggan

    Alex started her veterinary nursing career at Kippax Vet Hospital as a work experience student in 2018 before completing her veterinary nursing certificate IV in September 2019 whilst working as a kennel hand and nurse. Alex has worked in the animal industry for many years working with a range of animals from cattle to chickens. When not working at Queanbeyan and Jerrabomberra Vet Hospitals Alex does puppy classes at Googong Vet Centre. She loves to travel and has been to Iceland, Ireland, England, France, and United Arab Emirates. Alex’s other hobbies are baking, decorating cakes, and spoiling her fur babies Sooty the cat and Rubeus the Labrador.

  • Victoria Camilleri

    Victoria is a local, growing up in Queanbeyan and attending school at Mackillop in Tuggergong.

     Graduating year 12 in 2015, she then continued  her  study in beauty therapy achieving  her diploma. Victoria then started working at a busy salon in the city for 6 years.  She then moved into studying veterinary nursing in 2021 which has been her long-term goal.

     Victoria started working at Queanbeyan and Jerrabomberra vet hospital in 2021 whilst completing her training. Outside of work her interests are  hiking and  being active outdoors. She also enjoys trying new restaurants, working on old cars and admiring them at car shows.

  • Tim McNamara

    Tim grew up on a farm, deciding from an early age that he wanted to be a vet and graduated from the University of QLD in 2006. He spent the next few years working in Brisbane before heading off to the UK to work, travel and enjoy the British weather.

    He returned to Brisbane 2 years later after realizing the weather was not so enjoyable and worked a further 4 years in Brisbane. He recently joined us at Kippax Vet Hospital to enjoy the warmth of summer here in Canberra. In his spare time, Tim enjoys the sunshine and outdoor activities. He has been assured by our staff here that winter is short and hardly noticeable.

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