Meet the Team

Dr Claire Daly

Dr Claire Daly

Veterinarian

Claire is a full time veterinarian who has been working at Walkerville Vet since 2010. She graduated from Massey University in 2004. She has worked in practices in Adelaide and the UK. She has a special interest in endocrinology; the hormonal diseases of dogs and cats. She has a daughter Lucinda, and a son Vincent. She currently lives in the foothills with her family and their dogs: a yellow Labrador called Hurricane and a Staffy cross called Gambit.

Recent Continuing Professional Development:
2016
• AVASA Annual Conference- Diabetes
• CT scan seminar AVSARC
• Australian Veterinary Association Congress
• Oclacitinib seminar
2015
• ECG seminar, AAERC
• Pain management AAERC
2014
• Heart Disease AAERC
• Endocrinology, Massey Uni Masters Program

Dr Andrew Spanner

Dr Andrew Spanner

Veterinarian

Andrew is one of the two full-time veterinarians and has worked in the practice since the year 2000. He graduated with honours in 1994 from the University of Sydney, after growing up in Victor Harbour where both his mother and father were vets. After graduation, he worked for 18 months at Adelaide Zoo and completed a masters degree in Wildlife Medicine and Husbandry. He also worked extensively in Adelaide and the UK in small animal clinics before settling at Walkerville. He is married with 4 children, a border terrier called Tinker, a jack russell terrier "Loki" and a devon rex kitten called “Grendel”.

Recent Continuing Professional Development:
2017
• British Small Animal Veterinary Assoc Congress
• Rabbit Anaesthesia seminar AVSARC 3/17
2016
• Australian Veterinary Association Congress
• Oclacitinib seminar
• TPLO Surgery Workshop
• AEPVN journal club: 25/2, 4/8, 10/11
• Mental illness in cats & dogs
• Soft tissue surgery AVSARC 2/11
• Thoracic Radiography 24/11
2015
• Osteosarcoma seminar: CAHS
• Pocket Pets & Chickens Seminar AVA (SA)
2014
• British Small Animal Veterinary Assoc Congress
• PCR & proBNP test seminar, IDEXX
• Dermatology & Exotics Seminar, AVSARC

Dr Sky Measday

Dr Sky Measday

Veterinarian

Sky has joined us at the start of 2015 after finishing her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at Adelaide University. Originally from Queensland, Sky now lives in Adelaide with her Great Dane cross named Rambo (also from Queensland!), her cat Saber and two bunnies Nimbus and Neytiri. Sky has a special interest in animal behaviour, in addition to birds and wildlife that she would like to develop.

Recent Continuing Professional Development:
2017
• Rabbit Anaesthesia seminar AVSARC 3/17
2016
• AVASA Annual Conference- Diabetes
• Cancer seminar AAERC
• CT scan seminar AVSARC
• Australian Veterinary Association Congress
• Oclacitinib seminar
• Rabbit calicivirus AEPVN
• AEPVN journal club
2015
• ECG seminar, AAERC
• Pain management AAERC

Lauren

Lauren

Senior Veterinary Nurse

Lauren is a fully qualified, senior nurse who has been with the practice since June 2005. She grew up in the country where her ambition was to become a veterinary nurse. She lives with her husband Ben, sons Casey & Lucas, Staffies Stella and Mack and Scottish Fold cats Tilly and Hector.

Emma

Emma

Veterinary Nurse

Emma is our Puppy Pre School coordinator. She comes with a wealth of experience having been in the industry for six years. She has two cats Maggie and Mikey (pictured with the family dog Billie) and when she is not at work she is usually off in the great outdoors wake boarding, rock climbing, hiking or playing roller derby.

Nicole

Nicole

Veterinary Nurse

Nicole is originally from the south coast of NSW, she is married with two daughters. She loves to do everything in the outdoors in her free time.
Nicole lives with her menagerie consisting of a Labrador ‘Jade’, DSH cat ‘Sammy’, Bunny ‘Latte’, 4 Silkie Chickens, Turtles ‘Nibbles & Franklin’ and various fish.
Nicole is a passionate new Nurse who loves her job.

Cassie

Cassie

Veterinary Nurse

Cassie is an experienced nurse who has completed her veterinary nursing certificate IV, who also has extensive retail pet supplies experience. She is currently enjoying a long South American holiday. She has a Ragdoll cat called Phantom.

Raych

Raych

Veterinary Nurse

Rachel is a fully qualified vet nurse and has been working in the veterinary industry for 6 1/2 years and loves her job. To be able to greet clients with their furbabies and be able to help them makes her smile.
She has a beautiful groodle called Charlie who’s nearly 10 years old and 4 cats: Precious, Jack, Henley and Poppet ranging from 4 years to 8 years of age. There are also two cockatiels Bobbie and Spot to add to the gang.
She married her husband Daryl in 2014 and is step mum to 4 lovely kids. She is looking to expand her little family soon enough.

Maria

Maria

Veterinary Nurse

Maria is a fully qualified vet nurse working in the industry for over 20 years. Maria is from a rural back ground coming from a farming family. She has horses and two dogs, one Maltese Poodle cross called Gracie and one large Rhodesian Ridgeback called Zena.

Maria is passionate about surgical nursing.