Address: 15 McLeod Rd, Carrum VIC 3197

Our Nurses

Our nurses are a dedicated team of experienced people that all have a true love of animals. They have a wealth of knowledge and enjoy helping clients give their pets the very best health care.


  • Has been with Patterson River for 19 years.
  • Has three young boys.
  • Shares her family with Ellie a 10 year old Whippet, Leroy a 14 year old cat (rescue), Michael a 3 year old rescue cat and Ash a blue tongue lizard.
  • Spends what spare time she has keeping up with the boys.
  • Enjoys all facets of working in the Veterinary Centre.
  • Favourite animals are dogs, cats and hippos.


  • Joined Patterson River in 2001.
  • Has two children-Georgia 22 yrs old and Timothy, 20 years old.
  • Has Piper a two year old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Alfie a one year old Devon Rex.
  • Fiona enjoys sewing and gardening.
  • She likes helping out with surgery.
  • Favourite animals are dogs.


  • Has been working at Patterson River since 2012.
  • Has two Maltese x Shih Tzu dogs-Buddy (9 yo) and Nelson (11 yo), four rescue cats, chickens, lizards, a cocktiel, pet frogs and a pet snake.
  • Is married to Chad and has 4 year old Abbey that keeps her busy at home.
  • Loves learning new things everyday at work.
  • Has completed Certificate IV in Veterinary nursing whilst working at Patterson River.
  • Enjoys all aspects of nursing especially pathology and surgery.
  • Loves dolphins.
  • Her favourite time of the year is summer-spends most of her time on the beach.


  • Has been working as a Vet Nurse since 2000 and has been with Patterson River since 2010.
  • Has certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.
  • Is a very busy mother to five young children including twins.
  • Has a dog called Chibi, one cat, chickens and a cockatiel.
  • Nicole enjoys assisting with orthopaedic surgery and enjoys all aspects of nursing.
  • You will see Nicole at Patterson River most Saturday mornings.

Contact Us

Address: 15 McLeod Rd, Carrum

Monday 8am - 7pm
Tuesday 8am - 7pm
Wednesday 8am - 7pm
Thursday 8am - 7pm
Friday 8am - 7pm
Saturday 8am - midday
Sunday/Public Holidays Closed
Phone 9772 0777

Emergencies can be very stressful. Try and remain calm and phone for help. 9772 0777 or after hours please the Animal Emergency Centre in Frankston-9770 5555 or Highett-9532 5261

PUPPY CLASSES are postponed for the moment.

If you have a new pup we can still help guide you as to how best socialize your new family member. The first four months of a pups life is an important window of opportunity for you to develop a well rounded pet. Phone us for advice on to how to get the best out of your pup during the COVID 19 lockdown.


Just for Cats. We are proud to be able to offer our feline patients a "Cat only" area in our waiting room.

We are proud to support three very worthy working dog rescue groups by offering generous discounts on all services. If you are planning on getting a new pet please consider a rescue pet and save a life.

Hydrobath: All you need is the dirty dog! Purpose built and do it yourself.

Only $12