Staff

Meet the friendly staff at Jerrabomberra Veterinary Hospital!

  • Dr.
    Louise Nicholls
    Veterinary Surgeon - 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 and their two daughters. When not working, Lou can be found relaxing with friends and family, visiting Greg’s farm in western NSW, or training for triathlons.

  • Dr.
    Tim McNamara
    Veterinary Surgeon

    Tim graduated from the University of Qld in 2006 and worked in Brisbane and London before moving to Canberra in 2016. He has 2 trim toy poodles and 1 not-so-trim cat with a penchant for 5am breakfast meows. Tim enjoys outdoor sport mainly but did win $20 for beating a chess grand master while the master was busy thrashing 29 others.

  • Udita Saxena
    BVSc

    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.

  • 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.

  • Naomi Dempsey
    Veterinary Nurse

    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.

  • ​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

  • Brooklyn Perrin
    Head Nurse

    Born and raised in Carwoola, her passion for animals blossomed through the years spent in her family home. Her accomplishments consist of Certificate II in Animal Studies, Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing, Diploma in Veterinary Nursing and undertaking her Bachelors in Veterinary Technology. 
    Brooklyn has travelled to South Africa to undergo a surgical and medical program with wild animals including lions, tigers and elephants.
    In 2024, Brooklyn is attending the 30th VNCA Conference to perform a lecture on 'Nursing Kidney Cats in Hospital'. 
    In her spare time, Brooklyn likes to study and continue learning more for her career, spend time with her Malamute 'Alaska' and work at the emergency centres across Canberra. 

  • 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.

  • Jill Young

    Jill started working in the veterinary industry over ten years ago in a  general practice environment. With limited experience with animals, except for her own pets. She then changed to high paced emergency environment where she trained and qualified as a veterinary  nurse. When Jill is not working and hanging out with awesome vet staff, Jill likes to perform in live production theatre. Her most recent performance as Mrs Pearce in My Fair Lady at The Q in Queanbeyan.

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Location

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed