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 has worked in the practice since 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. He has worked at Adelaide Zoo, completed a masters degree in Wildlife Medicine and Husbandry and in Adelaide and the UK in small animal clinics. He is married with 4 children, a Border terrier called Tinker, a Jack Russell terrier "Loki" and a Devon Rex cat called “Grendel”.

Recent Continuing Professional Development:
2017
• British Small Animal Vet Congress
• Rabbit Anaesthesia Seminar
2016
• Australian Veterinary Association Congress
• TPLO Surgery Workshop
• Mental illness in cats & dogs
2015
• Pocket Pets & Chickens Seminar AVA
2014
• British Small Animal Vet Congress

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
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.

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.

Suzanne

Suzanne

Puppy Preschool Instructor

Suzanne is a Delta-accredited professional dog trainer passionate about force free and positive training methods. She has transformed our puppy school classes into something we are all proud of.

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.

Raych

Raych

Veterinary Nurse

Rachel is a fully qualified vet nurse with 6 1/2 years of loving 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, husband Daryl & 4 stepkids.

Krystal

Krystal

Veterinary Nurse

Krystal is our newest nurse in training and we’re very happy to see her developing new skills every day.

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.

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