Who is Mary when she’s not running the practices?
Outside of work Mary enjoys long walks with her Cavoodle named Jelly, yoga and anything gymnastics! When she’s not with her dog or doing handstands, she enjoys time with her husband Paul and daughter Tayah. Mary also has three cats and is a proud ‘crazy cat lady’.
Mary started her career as a Veterinary Nurse 27 years ago but quickly progressed to Management. She holds a Cert IV in Frontline Management, has written and published two books on Puppy & Kitten Health and Behaviour (selling over 100,000 copies in Australia) and is also the founder of Veterinary Branding – a veterinary Marketing and Graphic Design business. Mary is also proud to have won two very prestigious awards – Telstra Business Award (Best Emerging Business in QLD) and Westpac Business Award (Best New Business).
Mary is passionate about providing exceptional care to not only patients, but clients too. As a huge animal lover, she understands how stressful it can be to have unwell pets and constantly strives to improve the way we communicate veterinary care to clients. She is equally focused on client care as she is with patient care! Mary is very passionate about the Veterinary Industry and often participates in discussions on how we can improve the industry.
Brei has been working with the Ormeau community as a vet for over 10 years! Outside of work she enjoys anything outdoors! She’s very active and you’ll often find her hiking with her family through a National Park. She also loves spending quality time with her horse and keeping fit with a personal trainer. Brei is an equal lover of all animals but has a special spot for her four snakes at home.
Brei graduated from the University of Queensland in 2004 with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science.
Brei has an equal passion for both medicine and surgery. She’s the perfect GP vet and is often called upon for second opinions by her colleagues. Brei has had her share of ‘weird’ medical cases over the years and enjoys putting the pieces of the puzzle together to obtain a diagnosis. She’s a medical detective and nothing gets by her!
Dr Winnie Mok
Who is Winnie when she’s not being a vet?
Outside of work, Winnie loves to spend time with her family and friends. She is quite the foodie, and enjoys trying new restaurants, cooking different cuisines and experimenting with new dessert and cake recipes. She also loves creating jewellery and other crafty projects. Since Covid, she’s become a plant enthusiast, and has started collecting exotic plants.
Winnie graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Zoology. She then moved up to Queensland and studied Veterinary Science at the University of Queensland, graduating with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science with Honours in 2001.
Winnie’s areas of interest include veterinary dentistry and working with clients to implement achievable dental hygiene plans for their pets, acupuncture and soft tissue surgery.
Dr Fiona Mok
Who is Fiona when she’s not being a vet?
Fiona is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin. Outside of work, Fiona and her husband are busy parents to her 6 year old daughter and 4 year old son. She is also a proud pet parent to a 10 year old Budgerigar named Hamish. If she isn’t chasing after the two human energizer bunnies, she actively serves at her church. She relaxes by watching Asian and Sci Fi dramas, going horseriding (when she can) and converting her garden into something more friendly for the native wildlife.
Fiona grew up and attended all her schooling years in Brisbane. She graduated from the University of Qld with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Honours) in 2007. Since her graduation, she has worked in various practices in Brisbane, Logan and Ipswich as a small animal general practitioner with a brief stint in mixed animal practice early in her career.
Fiona loves the variety and challenge that GP practice brings. Her particular interest lies in medicine – whether small animal or simple avian and exotic pet medicine. She is also interested in dermatology and dentistry. Keeping with the motto – “prevention is better than cure”, she prefers to catch problems early on to make sure all pets will have the best quality of life possible well into their golden years.
Dr Caitlin Ghent
Who is Caitlin when she’s not being a vet?
In her spare time Caitlin loves getting out on the water to stand up paddle board. She is also currently learning to play the ukulele!
Caitlin graduated from James Cook University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science.
Caitlin is passionate about all aspects veterinary care however she is particularly interested in emergency and internal medicine.
Who is Amanda when she’s not being a vet?
Amanda loves gardening and hopes to one day achieve a permaculture paradise on her property. She lives in the Redlands with her husband, two kids, a handsome Burmese cat and very naughty Whippet.
Amanda graduated from Tufts University in the US in 2006 with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. She then moved to Australia and completed a rotating internship at Queensland Veterinary Specialists in 2008.
Amanda enjoys all aspects of general practice, especially helping our feline patients.
Stacey enjoys spending her free time in the company of good friends and family, although she is also happy to enjoy the day on the couch with a good book or movie. Throughout Summer she enjoys spending her time at the beach swimming or stand up paddle boarding. Stacey shares her home with her cat Kevin and Carpet python Russell.
Stacey has a Certificate IV in veterinary nursing which she completed in 2012. She has 7 years’ nursing experience up her sleeve!
Stacey loves all aspects of her job though she thoroughly enjoys surgical nursing and reception.
When Dee is not being a vet nurse she spends her time with her two horses, two dogs, two cats and her chickens. Most Sunday’s you will find her on the golf course playing 18 holes with her husband.
Dee holds a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. She has been in the industry for 9 years.
Dee loves all aspects of her job but she particularly enjoys dental procedures.
Who is Rhiannon when she is not being a vet nurse?
Outside of work Rhiannon can be found curled up with a good book, a cup of tea and surrounded by her three cats – Bonnie, Clyde and Nova. She enjoys all things crafty as well as getting back to nature in the great outdoors.
Rhiannon graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Zoology) from La Trobe University in 2019. She then went on to pursue her love of nursing completing a Cert III in Animal Studies followed by a Cert IV in Veterinary Nursing in 2021.
Rhiannon loves all parts of her job from reception to surgical nursing, but has a special interest in dental care and radiology.
Who is Krystle when she is not being a vet nurse?
Krystle has passion for home decorating and design, often freakishly rearranging the house weekly! She loves to be creative in her free time by making candles and refurbishing old furniture items. She is mum to two children, Holly who is 10 and Denver who is 12. Krystle has two kittens, Theo and Murphy, and two Cavoodles named Mia and Jersey. The beach is her happy place and she loves exploring different parts of the Gold Coast. Krystle also loves to run to get the endorphins going and is a 2nd Dan Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do.
Krystle is new to the industry but she loves meeting all our clients and is excited to build lasting relationships with you and your pets.