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