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

Sarah trained as a veterinary surgeon at the University of Melbourne and commenced her veterinary career working at a busy small animal clinic in Ballarat. In late 2012 Sarah was excited to join the Vets on Parker team after moving back home to Melbourne.

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Dr. Sasha Polak

BVSc

Dr Sasha enjoys all that being a vet has to offer and looks forward to long and lustrous career surrounded by all things cute and furry!

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Dr. Michelle Rassool

BSc DVM

Michelle graduated with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Melbourne. Originally a Templestowe local, she now works between Vets on Balwyn and sister clinic, Vets on Parker.

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Dr. Melissa Germano

BVSc (Hons)

Melissa graduated from The University of Melbourne and has been living out her childhood dream of being a vet ever since. She began working at a small animal clinic in the outer suburbs of Melbourne before joining the team at Vets on Parker.

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Joanne Amos

Veterinary Nurse

Joanne hails from Sea Lake, a small country town in the Mallee. Joanne joined Vets on Parker in 2010 and loves working at the clinic because of the wonderful staff and clients and the amazing animals she meets every day.

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Catherine Steer

Veterinary Nurse

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

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Celine Banes

Veterinary Nurse

Celine pursued her love of animals from an early age, beginning her career at a friend’s pony ride business after school hours. Ever since, her passion for animals has only grown, leading to her dream job as a veterinary nurse at Vets on Parker.

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Tracey O'Neill

Receptionist

Tracey grew up and went to school in Doncaster and is now bringing up her own family in the area. Tracey loves working at Vets on Parker and meeting all the clients and their much-loved pets.

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Rachel Hayden

Receptionist

Rachel joined the Vets on Parker team in 2014. In the future, she would love to become a veterinary nurse. On her days off, Rachel enjoys photography, watching too much television, and volunteering for her local council delivering Meals on Wheels.

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Vicky Smith

Receptionist

As an experienced receptionist, Vicky relocated to Melbourne in May 2013 from the UK. Shortly after moving to Australia Vicky and her partner adopted Daisy a very loyal rescue dog, and a loving feline called Tabitha.

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Victoria Macleod

Cattery Attendant and Trainee Nurse

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 in the cattery at Vets on Parker.
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Stevie Fenech

Cattery Attendant and Trainee Nurse

Stevie has always had a passion for animals which led her to completing an Associates Degree in Veterinary Nursing. While spending time throughout her clinical placements in animal hospitals such as the RSPCA and Lort Smith, Stevie discovered a strong passion for animal welfare.

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Pet Care

  • What’s good for humans is not always good for pets. This is particularly true when it comes to essential oils. Because essential oils are a cornerstone of holistic human healthcare and are used for everything from cleaning through to creating ambience in a room, pet owners often make the mistake of assuming that these oils …
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  • During the summer months, snakes are far more active than they are at other times of the year. Whilst you might think of snake habitat as being the country or the bush, they are just as prevalent in suburban and metropolitan areas. Snakes will live anywhere there is a food source, water and shelter so …
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