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Google Maps location for Echuca Veterinary Clinic

Echuca Veterinary Clinic
332 High Street
Echuca
Victoria 3564

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Phone:
03 5482 3202

Deniliquin Veterinary Clinic
389 Poictiers Street
Deniliquin
NSW 2710

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Phone:
03 5881 5488

Moama Veterinary Clinic
61 Meninya Street
Moama
Vic 2731

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Phone:
03 5480 6071

Finley Veterinary Clinic
57 Warmatta St
Finley
NSW 2713

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Phone:
03 5883 3833
  • Tracey Whelan
    Receptionist

    tracey@sr-vets.com.au

    Tracey started working full time at the Deniliquin Vet Clinic as our Receptionist 11 years ago. Her organisational skills keep the appointments running on time and the clients happy.  Tracey was a hairdresser before starting at the clinic so her skills with the scissors come in very handy at times.

    Her other interests include following her 2 sons playing sport particularly AFL on the weekends, water skiing, restoring her house and caring for her aged boxer called Jazz.  Tracey is a golfing widow on the weekends in the summer as her husband David is a keen golfer. Her trip to America this year has given Tracey the taste for travelling with more trips planned for the future.  

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  • Rebecca Oddy - Diploma of Veterinary Nursing and Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing
    Senior Veterinary Nurse

    rebecca@sr-vets.com.au

    In 2006 Rebecca began her role as a vet nurse and has completed her Diploma of Veterinary Nursing, Certificate II and IV in Veterinary Nursing. She loves the daily challenges in the clinic and the opportunity to work closely and care for so many loved animals. Rebecca’s interests in the clinic are canine, feline and equine focused and include wound management, emergency and critical care, orthopaedic surgical nursing, post-operative care and rehabilitation. Rebecca’s skills and responsibilities within the clinic include managing the clinics laboratory, maintaining the surgical suite and assisting with procedures.

    Rebecca recently completed a continuing education course in small animal endocrine and cardiology nursing. Her career highlight so far is being nominated for the 2013 vet nurse of the year by her fellow employees.

    Many animals reside at Rebecca’s house including her performance horses.

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  • Natalie Lea
    Veterinary Nurse/ Groomer

    natalie@sr-vets.com.au

    Natalie commenced with the Deniliquin Clinic in 1999 and at that time launched into studying Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. Natalie is an extremely versatile member of our team and coordinates the Deniliquin Vet Clinic’s busy grooming and clipping service as well as being a competent and caring veterinary nurse. She will take the time to get to know you and your animal.

    Nat has a special affinity with the feline species and works passionately to find homes for any cats that have lost their owners, even if it means taking the odd one home. The Lea family is an enthusiastic member of the Deniliquin Pony Club.

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  • Lynda Danckert
    Bookkeeper

    lynda@sr-vets.com.au 

    Lynda started at the Deniliquin Veterinary Clinic almost 20 years ago as a bookkeeper and holds a diploma of business studies. Lynda’s duties are key to keeping the Southern Riverina Vets going, she does payroll, taxation, financial and administration duties.  The clinic has changed a lot in this time going from a 2 clinic business and 8 employees to 5 clinics and 30 employees.

    Lynda’s interests include travelling, horse riding, water skiing running and keeping up with her busy family.  Her 5 acre property is home to many of the homeless animals that come into the clinic these include at the moment 2 dogs and 5 cats.     

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  • Anna Doherty BBus
    Senior Veterinary Nurse

    anna@sr-vets.com.au

    Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing

    Anna commenced with Southern Riverina Vets in our Deniliquin Clinic in January 2012, after completing a Batchelor of Business degree at La Trobe University in Melbourne. Anna is the inventory manager for the Deniliquin Veterinary Clinic and will go to great lengths to source particular drugs and products required by our vets and loyal clients.

    Anna has a keen interest in small animals & more specifically surgery. Anna has a Labrador called "Peggy", a Labradoodle "Polly" and the occasional pet lamb. 

    Anna lives with her husband and two children on the family property in Deniliquin; her husband is a busy farmer with rice, sheep and cattle.

    Anna is growing accustomed to the hot weather in Deniliquin after growing up in Launceston, Tasmania. Anna is currently on maternity leave.

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  • Elise Huddle
    Veterinary Nurse - Trainee

    elise@sr-vets.com.au

    Studying Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing

    Elise joined the Deniliquin Clinic in 2015 after relocating back to Deniliquin from Charleville. With years of experience as a veterinary nurse and previously running her own home and pet care business Elise has quickly slotted into the clinic. 

    Elise’s special interests include surgery and large animal work specifically equine. Elise has an array of pets at home ranging from a quarter horse, welsh riding pony, dogs, cats and not forgetting her lop eared bunny rabbit.   

    Interests outside work include family time, fishing and motorbike riding. Rounding it off Elise also competes in barrel racing, campdrafting and horsemanship clinics. 

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  • Penny Henson
    Veterinary Nurse- Trainee

    penny@sr-vets.com.au

    Penny Henson has settled in to Deniliquin Vet Clinic well indeed. She is undertaking a traineeship with us and studying Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing via TafeNow. Penny did work experience and volunteer work with us all the way through school so were are extremely excited she decided to follow her passion and join the team.

    Penny Henson
  • Tiana Morden
    Vet Technician/Nurse- Trainee

    Tiana commenced with the Deniliquin Vet Clinic at the beginning of 2017. She is currently studying a Bachelor of Veterinary Technology and a Certificate IV in Vet Nursing at Charles Sturt University in Wagga Wagga.

    Tiana's interests include the breeding and artificial insemination of animals, especially equine. While not at work Tiana has an array of animals including her horses which she regularly competes on.

    Tiana wishes to follow her passion, her love of animals and intends to further her knowledge at the Deniliquin Vet Clinic.