Ashleigh joined the SGV team in 2008 and is now our Head Veterinary Nurse as well as Practice Manager with 15 years of nursing experience. She hails from Blenheim in New Zealand, where she gained her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. She is our resident cat nurse and has a strong interest in feline care/behaviour and has extensive feline handling skills.
Ashleigh is a massive animal lover and spends her days from work with her partner and their rescue cats, Spencer, Tails, Houdini, Mike Wazowski, Mumma, Henry and rescue dogs, Phoebe and Frankie.
Prudence found her passion for working with animals at a young age, leading her to join us as a trainee in 2015. She is now one of our senior veterinary nurses and takes pride in mentoring new trainees. She demonstrates strong skills in anaesthetic monitoring and dentistry.
Prudence shows great compassion to all our patients, especially rescue animals, and has previous volunteered at Staffy Rescue.
During her time off, she loves to spend quality time with family, her three rescue animals and baking desserts for the clinic to enjoy.
Caitlin has been one of our Veterinary Nurses on the SGV team since 2017. Here, she has demonstrated a keen interest in surgical nursing and anaesthetic monitoring. With her warm and caring nature you can rest assured that your pet will receive plenty of TLC whilst in our care.
Caitlin is constantly developing her knowledge and skills in the industry and has taken on the role of Supervising Nurse to our Veterinary Nursing students currently training at SGV.
When not at work, Caitlin is 'maid' to her beautiful French Bulldog, Bindi. :)
Danielle joined our team in 2018 and completed her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing in 2019. She has two fluffy toy poodles (mother and son) and enjoys grooming them into different styles in her spare time.
Having worked 2 years in a bakery prior to Vet Nursing, Danielle is the in-house baker at St George Vets where she brings in treats regularly to keep the two-legged hoomans happy.
Danielle is also fluent in Chinese Mandarin and is always happy to help those with language difficulties for a better understanding of how their pets are doing.
Michelle has been a Veterinary Nurse for 13 years since completing her Cert. IV Veterinary Nursing at Bankstown TAFE in 2010.
Michelle has been part of the St George Vets team for 9 years. She enjoys all aspects of her role, from caring for our hospital patients, to greeting and assisting clients at reception.
On her days off Michelle spends time with her partner and their two rescue cats, Milo and Archie.
Jami joined the team in Feb 2020 and has over 5 years of experience in a clinical setting, having completed her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing in 2018 and graduating UNE with a Diploma of Science in 2022. She enjoys all aspects of veterinary nursing, with a keen interest in dental procedures and dental hygiene. Jami is also very passionate about animal rescue and has fostered and rehomed many animals for various rescue groups.
Jami is constantly kept on her toes with one young child and another on the way, as well as her menagerie of rescued fur babies, which include a Alaskan Husky named Phoenix and 4 cats named Sox, Eve, Annie and Walter. When not at work Jami loves spending time with her family and can be frequently spotted at her local dog parks.
Michaela has been a part of the SGV team since 2014 and completed her Certificate IV in Veterinary nursing in 2016. While she loves all aspects of her job, she has a keen interest in dentistry and imaging. She wishes to advance her skills and continue education in dentistry.
Michaela also has a soft spot for neonatal kittens and has successfully hand reared and rehomed over 15 litters of kittens. When not at work, Michaela is chasing her crazy toddler around and pampering her two rescue cats Chia and Tex.
Shana-Lee has been part of the team since 2020 and loves all animals, big and small, and has a keen interest in exotic pets and wildlife.
Whilst studying her Cert IV in Vet Nursing, Shana hopes to continue on to the captive animal field and wildlife conservation, gaining knowledge to one day travel overseas for her career.
Shana's furry friends are a Central carpet python, Green-cheeked Conure, two dogs - Ramen and Willow and a cat called Beau. Shana is a friendly face you can rely on to give plenty of cuddles and treats to all your pets during their stay!
Tasia is one of our junior veterinary nurses, she loves all aspects of her job but is particularly passionate about forming bonds with our hospital patients and making them feel safe and comfortable while in our care.
Tasia also has high interest in surgical nursing and anaesthetics, she hopes to further her knowledge and improve her anaesthetic skills.
When not at the clinic, Tasia is spoiling her senior dog Snickers and spending time with her 2 cats Cinnamon & Muffin.
Haylee joined the SGV team in 2020 for her TAFE Veterinary nurse placement. During that time, she has become a confident and skilled nurse and has recently graduated from her Certificate 4 Veterinary Nursing qualification.
Haylee has a soft spot for puppies and loves all things nursing especially caring for patients in hospital.
Haylee adores her Labrador cross named Cooper. When she’s not at St George Vets, she enjoys playing sports on the weekend and going on adventures with her Cooper.
Finlay is one of our junior staff who joined our team in 2021. She is currently studying her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing and is due to graduate at the end of 2022. Finlay has strong interests in surgical nursing and hopes to continue to learn and expand on her knowledge in the field.
When not at work, she enjoys taking her dog Marley on walks and adventures, looking after her cat Monty, camping and travelling off road.