Lynn began Vet Nursing in her home town of St Annes in Lancashire, England. She immigrated to Australia with her husband David in June 1989, and commenced work at Waverley Animal Hospital in September 1990.
Lynn is now the Practice Manager, and loves a chat with all the clients that she has got to know so well over the years. She has a very placid ragdoll cat named Saffi who is still being terrorised by Remi, her Italian Greyhound.
Lynn and husband David have two sons – James and Daniel. They enjoy going out for meals, picnics at Jells Park, and going away for holidays
Vicky joined the Waverley Animal Hospital team in August 2011 after spending six years at another Melbourne vet clinic where she gained her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.
Outside of work, Vicky enjoys reading and going horse riding
Melanie completed her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing in June 2016.
Melanie lives with her boyfriend Daniel and their 3 cats: Centaurus, Phoenix and Aurora. Outside of work Melanie enjoys shopping, going to concerts, playing guitar and seeing family and friends.
Anne started work at the Waverley Animal Hospital in March 2003 on a part time basis. She worked in public relations for eight years prior to taking time off to become a mother. Her daughter Claire has grown up with an array of pets including birds, rabbits and reptiles.
Anne lives with her husband, Steve and dogs, Buddy and Jasmine. They love spending their weekends motorbike riding, socialising with friends or going away to the country.
Jane commenced work at Waverley Animal Hospital in February 1992 as a receptionist and veterinary nurse, and has been with us ever since! She now manages the accounts, as well as continuing part-time reception work.
Jane’s hobbies are painting, art and gardening. Jane lives with Reggie the Spoodle. She also loves to spend time with her children Ben and Nellie as well as her grandchildren William, Tom, Sebastian, Stephanie, Saxon, Joshua and Ivy.
Jen was a medical receptionist and pathology nurse before joining us in July 2001. She has completed Certificates II and III in Veterinary Nursing. She particularly enjoys surgical nursing and working with patients post surgery. She also runs our Puppy Preschool classes on Tuesday evenings.
Jen owns Jet the uber friendly cat and Jax the crazy Labrador! Jen and Mark also have 2 daughters who keep them very busy. With the little time she has left for herself, she likes to keep fit by walking Jax to school where he loves playing with all the kids.
Sarah started working with us in November 2002, having been a checkout operator at Safeway in the interim. She has completed her Certificate II in Veterinary Nursing from Box Hill Tafe, and her interests include surgical nursing and patient care. Additionally, she manages the Boarding Cattery, Weight Loss Clinic and runs the Post Surgical Rehabilitation Program.
Sarah is married to Ben, has two children, Ethan and Mia. Sarah enjoys dancing and reading, and loves to attend musical theatre.
Josie began with us in 2017 and has since completed her Certificate 4 in Vet Nursing from Box Hill Tafe. She enjoys all aspects of veterinary nursing and is passionate about providing exceptional patient care and maintaining good relationships with owners.
Outside of work Josie is busy chasing after her naughty puppy Hugo and photographing him for Instagram @horrible.hugo.
Steph previously worked at a small animal practice on the Mornington Peninsula where she completed her Certificate IV in Vet Nursing. Before deciding to become a Vet Nurse, Steph worked as a chef for 10 years in Queensland. She enjoys spending her free time gardening, surfing and seeing Australia in a caravan.
She is passionate about all animals and loves giving them the best care and treatment possible.