Meet the TeamUpdated on August 5th, 2020Claire 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 and is the author of the weekly blog. 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 completed a masters degree in Wildlife Medicine and Husbandry at Adelaide Zoo and worked 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 Grendel the Devon Rex cat.Johann Rajasingham graduated from Adelaide in 2018 and since then he has become an integral part of the vet team. Before that he was one of our most outstanding vet students. He also has a special interest in Dermatology. In his spare time he is an avid follower of a number of sporting teams.Dr Brooke Carey grew up overseas and worked in biomedical research, before deciding to retrain as a veterinarian at the University of Melbourne. Upon completion of her degree, she moved with the family (two children, dog Suzie Q, and naughty cat Neko) to her husband’s hometown – Adelaide. Such a wonderful decision! In her spare time, Brooke enjoys cooking, gardening, running, spending time with family, and being entertained by the little creatures in her life.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.Amanda is our senior vet nurse, taking care of all the essential things to keep the clinic running smoothly. She’s got a wealth of nursing experience both in Adelaide and Sydney.Diandra is our second longest serving vet nurse. She trained with us before taking on a senior role at the RSPCA for many years. We’re delighted she’s now back!Rachel is a fully qualified vet nurse. Being able to greet clients with their furbabies and 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.Nicole is a fully qualified vet nurse originally from the south coast of NSW, and 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’, tabby cat ‘Sammy’, Bunny ‘Latte’, 4 Silkie Chickens, Turtles ‘Nibbles & Franklin’ and various fish. Nicole is a passionate new Nurse who loves her job.Jenny is a fully qualified vet nurse. She originally worked on the Yorke Peninsula before relocating to Adelaide. Krystal has gone from being our newest nurse in training to one of our most trusted team members. She loves all animals and brings a bright positive attitude to her work.Adriana has undergone her training with us to become a fully qualified veterinary nurse. Originally from Slovakia, she has spent all of her adult life in Adelaide. When not nursing, she enjoys breeding and showing Boxers.Renae is our newest vet nurse in training. She’s positive, helpful and learning fast.Sarah has recently joined us as a COVID hire! We need more staff to ensure safe social distancing so she’s helping hold animals, and at the same time learning the skills required to become a veterinary nurse.