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Dr Lizal Van Vuuren

Dr Van Vuuren graduated from the University of Pretoria in 2008 and after working in a busy practice in South Africa, she immigrated to Australia and joined the Halls Head Small Animal Clinic in 2012.   Her empathy towards the clients and their pets soon established her as one of our most popular vets. Her excellent…

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Dr Stephanie Gillett

Stephanie graduated from Murdoch in 2009, working five years in mixed dairy practice in Victoria before moving into small animals ever since. Interested in all aspects of small animal practice – especially medicine and emergency – she completed her masters in small animal medicine in 2015. Stephanie has a Birman cat named Topaz and a…

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Dr Jessica McKay

Jess completed a degree in Zoology and Conservation Biology, before pursuing her real passion for veterinary medicine. She graduated from Murdoch University in 2016. Jess grew up locally on a cattle farm in Coolup, and loves all creatures great and small. She has a particular fondness for cats and has spent many years fostering cats…

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Dr Sara Gendle

Sara is the daughter of Dr Paul and Julia Gendle. She has spent her entire life in the veterinary industry and is thriving working in our busy small animal practice. Dr Sara has an exceptional knowledge in small animal medicine and surgery with a special interest in all things feline. Sara is a strong advocate…

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Dr Christopher Smith

Chris is an experienced vet with a special interest in small animal surgery. He is very knowledgeable in all things involving small animal medicine and is an exceptionally skilled surgeon. His experience and calming demeanour is a real asset to our practice. During his time off, Christopher enjoys camping, hiking, and fishing.

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Dr Cathy Quinn

Dr Quinn graduated from Edinburgh in 2003 and has worked extensively in England, Ireland and Australia before joining the Halls Head Small Animal Clinic in 2013. Cathy is a talented vet with an exceptional understanding of all aspects of veterinary medicine and surgery.  Her experience over the years has enabled her to confidently manage a…

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Dr Tanya Leddin

Dr Leddon graduated from Murdoch University in 1989 and has worked in various practices in SA, Victoria and the UK, before joining our team in 2007. Tanya is one of our most experienced and proficient vets on staff.  She continuously educates herself on the latest medical and surgical procedures and her veterinary skills are unprecedented.…

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Dr Julia Clarke

Dr Clarke graduated from Murdoch University in 2001 and joined the Halls Head Small Animal Clinic in 2005 after working in busy small animal practices in her home state of South Australia. Julia provides an excellent standard of veterinary care. Her medical and surgical knowledge is exceptional and she is constantly in touch with the…

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