Emma Martin – Veterinary Nurse

Senior nurse Emma, Certificate IV in veterinary nursing and currently studying Certificate IV in training. Emma has worked in various vet clinics in Perth ranging from large equine hospitals to small rural hospitals and feels right at home here at Hall Veterinary Surgery. She is our training guru for enhancing the skills of the trainee vet ...

Maddy Withers – Veterinary Nurse

Maddy

Maddy started at Hall Vets as a receptionist and took to it effortlessly. She has also assisted running puppy party classes and is in charge of social activities for staff at Hall vets. Home life for Maddy has always been surrounded with animals. Currently she has Chester a ShihTzu x which was her 9th birthday present. ...

Paige Scholes – Veterinary Nurse

Paige

In 2015 Paige gained her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing after having completed her Certificate II in Animal Studies. That theme of always wanting to work with animals recurs when talking with Paige. She has always wanted to work with animals. As a child she saw the movie ‘Beethoven’ and wanted a Beagle. She begged her parents ...

Arthritis in pets

Attentive Senior Dog

With the weather cooling down, many of our older pets are feeling the strain. Arthritis is quite common in older animals and is exacerbated by cool, humid weather. Being overweight or having had joint surgery at some point in their life are recognised risk factors. Large breed dogs often develop arthritis at an earlier age than ...

Mad as a March Hare!

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There are several public holidays coming up this March 2016, for which Hall Veterinary Surgery will be closed. First of there is Canberra Day, Monday 14 March 2016. Closed. Then at the end of the month, there is an early Easter. With the following days. Good Friday. 25 March 2016. Closed. We will be Open on Easter Saturday from 8 ...

April Maney – Receptionist

April is the smiley face you see when you first walk in the door, she joined our team in 2014 after a childhood of ‘constantly harassing her parents for more pets’. When she’s not on the front desk you can find her hanging out with her goofball of a dog and best friend, Alfie. Alfie ...

Janet Mathewson – Practice Manager

Janet is our practice manager who makes things happen with an absolute minimum of fuss. She is our go to person for so many things - she organises everything from staff training days to sorting out a dental machine that no one else can fix. Janet is originally from Fife in Scotland and emigrated to Australia ...

Gail Jackson – Veterinarian

Gail was born in the U.K and lived there until she was just over 2 years of age when her family relocated to the Sunshine Coast. Gail went to university at James Cook University in Townsville, and whilst studying she found herself on a placement at a Vet in Canberra and realised it was somewhere ...