Your pets’ front line carers

Our Vet Nurses

Our vet nurses are responsible for the care and welfare of the pets who stay at the veterinary hospital. They assist our vets and are an excellent source of information in maintaining your pet’s health.
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Jordyn - Turramurra Vet Nurse

Jordyn

Head Vet Nurse

Jordyn was born in New Zealand but moved to Australia as a young child. She has lived on  Sydney’s North Shore ever since, going to Primary and High School in the local area. Jordyn continued her education by completing a Bachelor of Science (Zoology) at Western Sydney University in 2016. Since the age of fifteen Jordyn has worked in the animal field and has found her passion working as a veterinary nurse. She really loves the hands on aspect of nursing and caring for animals of all sizes. She is currently completing her Certificate IV in veterinary nursing having started with Turramurra Vet in October 2017. Outside of work Jordyn is recently happily married and is busy with netball (which she plays and umpires) and caring for her two cats Jasper & Fry.

Rebecca - Turramurra Vet Nurse

Rebecca

Senior Vet Nurse

Bec grew up in Sydney and the Central Coast. Ever since she was young, she had a love for animals and a passion for care. In 2011, Becky completed her Animal Studies Certificate II and started working for Turramurra Vet Hospital in 2012. With more experience and a thirst for knowledge, she then completed her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing and CSU Certificate in Workforce Essentials. Bec has also completed numerous advanced courses in nursing with a focus on anaesthesia. She has worked as an emergency and critical care nurse as well as a specialist surgery nurse for over 6 years.

In addition, Bec’s compassion has lead her to volunteer in the Northern Territory treating animals in indigenous communities. She has recently begun a new chapter in her life pursuing a Bachelor of Counselling degree. In between work and study, Bec enjoys bush walks, outdoor exercise and stopping to pet all the dogs she finds.

Katie - Turramurra Vet Nurse

Katie

Senior Vet Nurse, Canine Behaviour Consultant and Puppy Class Instructor

Katie has been working with animals since her first job in a pet store in 2000. Starting at Turramurra Vet in 2008, Katie is our longest serving vet nurse having been with us for 11 years.

Katie is a graduate of a Cert IV in Vet Nursing as well as having a Cert IV in Advanced Canine Psychology. Alongside 13 years of veterinary nursing, Katie has 14 years experience training dogs using positive methods and 10 years running puppy classes. Katie is responsible for running our highly recommended puppy classes as well as private behaviour consults for specific behaviour or training challenges. Katie regularly attends canine behaviour conferences and seminars and has completed a short course on creating Better Vet Visits for patients.

Katie currently has 2 dogs. Chase, a Swedish Vallhund and Skye, a Cocker Spaniel. Katie also has a rabbit called Roger. This menagerie is also much loved by Katie’s husband and two young children.

Louisa - Turramurra Vet Nurse

Louisa

Vet Nurse

Louisa has spent the last two years working on reception in a busy Veterinary referral clinic. During this time she completed her Certificate II in Animal Studies, and is currently completing her certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. She has now swapped sides of the desk, and is loving being more hands on. Louisa keeps very busy with her own pets, which include her rescue dog Indy, quarter horse Rocky, and her cat Busta.

Michelle - Turramurra Vet Nurse

Michelle

Vet Nurse

Michelle has recently moved to Sydney from a small village in the north-west of Ireland. Her love of animals sparked from a young age and has since devoted her life to the care of animals in need.

In May 2018, Michelle completed her Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Nursing . Since then, Michelle has continued her studies, in Ireland and has recently completed a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree in Emergency and Critical Care Nursing.

Michelle has one dog and two cats at home in Ireland and receives regular updates on their ongoing mischievous adventures.  

Michelle spends most of her weekends soaking up Australia’s sun and exploring the great outdoors.

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