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Tamborine Mountain Vet Surgery
24 Main Street
North Tamborine
QLD 4272

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07 5545 2422
07 5545 2627

Canungra Veterinary Surgery
Pine Rd & Franklin St
QLD 4275

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07 5543 5622
07 5543 4037

Yarrabilba Veterinary Hospital
Adler Cct
QLD 4207

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07 3180 3096
  • Michelle Thornton

    This is Michelle and her fur child ‘Kitten’.

    Michelle started her career in the animal industry at the Animal Welfare League in 2009 and started vet nursing shortly after where she moved into small practice in 2013. She has taken an active interest in hand raising foster kittens and her cat ‘Kitten’ is one of her foster babies she just could not let go. She has had Kitten from 2 days old but her and her litter mates unfortunately caught a nasty case of the cat flu where the virus attacked one of her eyes causing permanent scarring of the tear duct and damage to her eye. Michelle bottle fed the litter around the clock and nursed them back to health. 

    She also has another cat name Houdini whom she treated with another litter for ringworm until they were given the all clear. She has lots of experience in small practice quarantine cases having worked in a clinic that regularly saw infectious patients.. 

    In her spare time Michelle enjoys horse riding, camping and four wheel driving. You will see Michelle at our hospital on reception where she is looking forward to meeting you and your fur babies, whilst providing exceptional care, advice and assistance.

    Michelle Thornton Yarrabilba Vet
  • Ashley Ruttle

    Meet Ashley, one of our surgery nurses at Yarrabilba Veterinary Hospital. Ashley completed her Certificate IV in veterinary nursing in 2013 while living on the Sunshine Coast. Ashley then moved with her husband to Okinawa, Japan where she continued to nurse within a Japanese clinic that catered for American military personnel.

    Upon return to Australia, Ash went back to her roots where she grew up on Mt Tamborine and joined our team in April 2016. Ashley has a special interest in animal body language, zooeyia (benefits that stem from human interaction with animals) and is currently undertaking a companion animal massage course.

    Ashley Ruttle Yarrabilba Vet
  • Maneka Orgill

    Maneka has been working as a Veterinary Nurse for almost 10 yrs, starting out at the Animal Welfare league at Coombabah in 2008. She enjoys everything about veterinary nursing and cant imagin a career not surrounded by and helping out our furry friends! 

    Her fur family includes two beauitful (and spoilt) Devon Rex rescue cats, Azumi and Lucifur who have the run of the house. And the berry handsome American Staffordshire Bull Terrier named Zeus (pictured) who is never far from her side. 

    In her spare time she loves relaxing with family and friends down the beach, on the water or near a camp fire, as does Mr Zeus. 

    She can’t wait to meet all our new clients and hear their fur babies stories! 

  • Brooke Hayward

    Brooke is a passionate animal lover who starter her career during high-school, completing a Certificate III in Veterinary Nursing. She began her journey at a small animal practice on the Gold Coast in 2015 as a volunteer, whilst finishing the extra credentials of her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing, until being offered a job later the following year.

    She aims to further her study and specialise in Emergency and Critical Care Nursing with the dream to work in an Emergency or Specialist Practice.

    Outside of work, you will find Brooke out on the property with her much adored Australian Kelpie ‘Rusty’, mustering cattle, four-wheel driving and riding horses. Her fur baby family also consists of her food inspired Staffordshire ‘Oakely’, her turtle ‘Turtleman’ (as named by her imaginative dad), and various chickens.

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  • Zenahya Keys

    Zenahya is currently studying her certificate IV In veterinary nursing, who has been working with us for almost 4 years.

    She is a passionate animal lover who loves to ride dirt bikes and take her two border collies Bailey and Lucy to the beach in her spare time.

    She would love to take her studies further and become more involved in emergency animal care.

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  • Trish Fitzgerald

    Trish with her Kelpie’s Gidgee (from Working Breed Rehad) & Flin (from AWL).

    Trish started nursing in northern NSW in mixed practice over 20 years ago and has never really left veterinary practice since then.

    She loves the ebb and flow of a busy vet practice, the variety of animals she sees each day, the people she works with, within the veterinary field and the huge sense of satisfaction when we have made a difference and improved an animals life, the uninhibited joy and excitement of our patients when they see their owners and get to go home fit, healthy and happy are a stay in hospital.