Our Team

Dr. Kevin Foster

BVSc (Hons) MVS

Kevin is passionate about caring for cats, dogs, small animals, reptiles and their people. He is delighted to be part of Vets on Parker: a genuine family practice. Kevin trained as a veterinary surgeon at the University of Melbourne and graduated with honours. He has recently completed a postgraduate certificate and masters degree in small animal medicine and surgery.

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Dr. Sarah Thorpe

BVSc MVS

Sarah graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2010 and started her career in a busy small animal practice in Ballarat. In 2012 she joined the Vets on Parker team and has loved building relationships with the wonderful VOP clients and their beloved furry family members.

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Dr. Kassy Sainsbury

BVSc

Kassy joins the team on weekends and has over 10 years’ experience as a veterinarian. Kassy’s clients enjoy her honest and down to earth approach.

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Dr. Bree Cashmore

BVSc

Bree joined the team at Vets on Parker in February. She has over 7 years’ experience as a veterinarian and she has thoroughly enjoyed becoming part of the team.

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Dr. Erica Chan

BSc DVM

Erica is originally from Eltham and remembers driving past Vets on Parker regularly when growing up. She is therefore super excited to have come full circle and joined the fantastic team at Vets on Parker.

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Dr. Emily McKee

BVSc

Emily trained as a veterinary surgeon at the University of Melbourne and is passionate about small animals and she particularly enjoys caring for dogs, cats and rabbits!

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Dr. Cindy Lo

BVSc(Hons)

Cindy graduated from the University of Melbourne with honours in 2011. She has since practiced as a small animal veterinarian in different parts of Victoria and joined the Vets on Parker team in June 2019. She is extremely excited to meet all the locals and their furry family members.

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Danielle Cowburn

Danielle joined the Vets on Parker team in 2019 and is currently completing her Certificate IV in Veterinary nursing.

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Madeleine Sargent

Growing up in country NSW, Maddi has always loved being surrounded by all animals big and small. After completing her nursing placement Maddi joined the Vets on Parker team in 2017. She has two mischievous cats, Mozart and Willow and is particularly passionate about feline medicine, animal welfare and education.

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Amy Wang

Amy is currently undertaking the Bachelor of Science at the University of Melbourne, and aspires to become a veterinarian one day. As a cattery attendant Amy feels lucky to really get to know and form strong bonds with the feline clients of the clinic.

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Jessica Page

Jessie was born and raised in country Victoria and has a keen interest in animals and animal well-being. She has spent time volunteering at the RSPCA, Blue Cross and Animal Aid and completed several courses related to animal welfare

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Lyana Palmer

Lyana has grown up surrounded by furry (and feathered and scaled!) companions. Growing up in Sydney and Wagga Wagga, she relocated to Melbourne where she has turned her passion for animals into a rewarding career, completing her Certificate II in Animal Studies and Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing in late 2016. She has a keen interest in feline medicine and hopes to complete a Diploma in Feline Nursing in the near future.

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Catherine Steer

Catherine has always known that she would spend her life working with animals. Her passion for animal welfare and conservation led her to volunteering for the RSPCA and wildlife rescuers before starting her nursing career at Vets on Parker. Catherine has completed a bachelor’s degree in Animal and Veterinary Biosciences from La Trobe university and is currently completing her certificate IV in veterinary nursing.

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Joanne Amos

Joanne hails from a small country town called Sea Lake where she grew up surrounded by a large range of animals. After completing her Bachelor in Animal and Veterinary Biosciences she joined the team at Vets on Parker in 2010.

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Victoria Macleod

Victoria has always wanted to work with animals for as long as she can remember. She pursued her passion in animals by completing a diploma of Animal Technology at box hill tafe, leading to a job here in the cattery at Vets on Parker. She loves spending time with all the cats giving each one of them tons of cuddles!! Victoria hopes to continue studying to be a Veterinary nurse!

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Emily Roberts

Emily grew up local to the area in Eltham. After working with the community, she decided on a career change and to follow her life long passion that she has for animals both big and small.

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Mollie McArthur

Growing up on a farm in regional Victoria, Mollie has always loved being around all kinds of animals.

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Pet Care

  • Following yesterday’s announcement by the Victorian Government, we can now say with certainty that we will remain open during the Stage 4 restrictions. We are pleased that the government has recognised the important role our pets play in our lives and community. By remaining open during these Stage 4 restrictions, Vets on Parker is here …
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  • Thanks to better nutrition, disease prevention and proper home care, cats are now living longer than ever before. Senior cats have recently been redefined as cats over the age of 11 years, but it’s not uncommon for us to see a ‘super-senior’ feline over the age of 18 years. We have even had the pleasure …
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  • At some point in your pet’s life, they will probably experience a gastrointestinal upset. Symptoms may include vomiting, diarrhoea and nausea. It can be distressing for you and your pet, and it’s sometimes hard to know what you should do. We have simplified the facts, so you know how best to care for your pet.  …
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