Meet Our Team

Given how much trust you need to have in the professionals who look after your furry friends, we think it's only fair that you get to know a little bit more about us. All of our vets are members of the Australian Veterinary Association, while our nurses have Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing qualifications.


Dr. Trevor Pavey

Practice Owner (BSc BVMS Adjunct Lecturer (Murdoch) Certified Canine Hydrotherapist (CCH))

Dr. Trevor is a graduate from Murdoch University where he completed a Bachelor of Science and Veteri...

Dr. Amos Whitehead

Veterinarian (BSc BVMS)

Dr. Amos graduated from Murdoch University after completeing a Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of M...

Dr. Kathryn McMullen

Veterinarian (BSc BVMS)

Dr Kathryn has worked with us as a part time vet since 2015. Having more than 15 years experience, she is comfortable seeing all types of pets and their problems. When she's not working, she's busy looking after her family and her horse.

Dr Maryanne Newsome

Veterinarian (BSc BVMS)

Joining us in 2019, Dr Maryanne brings with her a wealth of experience in general practice. Having worked in Sydney and the UK, she has now worked in Joondalup for over 8 years and is a well known name in the community.

Kasia Laskowski

Veterinarian (BSc BVMS)

Carolyn Newell

Veterinary Practice Manager (Cert IV Veterinary Nursing, RVN)

Carolyn is a qualified veterinary nurse with over 25 years of experience who is our practice manager. Growing up in Sydney, her love of animals developed at a young age with a household always full of pets.

In her spare time, Carolyn enjoys spending time with her two daughters, as well as the family pets which include 3 cats, a dog, tropical fish and a canary.

Melissa Raso

Veterinary Nurse (Cert IV Veterinary Nursing, RVN)

After graduating from university with a Bachelor of Creative Industries (majoring in photography), Melissa decided to pursue her lifelong dream of working with animals and began her studies in Veterinary Nursing. After qualifying in 2016, she began working with us in 2017.

Melissa has a special interest in surgical nursing, hydrotherapy and wildlife. She also has a very special interest in cats!

Melissa has an adorable black cat at home named 'Sweetie' and will gladly show you photos of her if you ask while at reception - so beware!


Nadine Cook

Kennel Hand

Nadine is our boarding attendent and also helps out in the grooming salon when needed. She has been with us for more than 10 years and knows our kennels inside out. She is always more than happy to give our boarders that extra bit of time and attention that makes all the difference when your pets are away from home.

Jess Mooney


Jess is our fully qualified and accredited pet groomer and stylist. She loves making your pets stand out from the crowd and sending them home looking immaculate. She can accomodate even the most fussy of requests including most breed standards or brushing out those with double coats.

Megan Sims

Veterinary Nurse (Cert IV Veterinary Nursing, RVN)

After proudly gaining her veterinary nurse qualification Megan has since become a nurse and kennel assistant with us. At home Megan has many pets including her family Labrador, Rebel, her sassy but lovable British short hair cat Wiggles, 3 guinea pigs, 4 budgies and a bunch of tropical fish which all keep her busy in her spare time.

Emma Scarrott

Groomer (RVN)

Emma joined us in 2019 and works in our grooming salon. She enjoys making her dogs looks superb with precision trimming and shaping all with a gentle touch. Emma is a regeistered vet nurse and also works as one of our receptionists in the afternoons.

Lisa Saville

Receptionist (RVN)

Lisa joined us in 2019 after having worked at Joondalup Central as a nurse for over 10 years. You can find her at reception and she also has fun instructing our Puppy Classes.

Rachel Graham

Veterinary Nurse (Cert IV Veterinary Nursing, RVN, Certified Canine Hydrotherapist (CCH))

Rachel is a registered veterinary nurse with over 25 years of experience in the veterinary industry and has taken extra study to become one of Australia's first registered canine Hydrotherapists. She now works exclusively in our rehabilitation department, "Perth Dog Rehab" helping to improve the lives of of her patients in our underwater treadmill. 

When she is not working you can find her down south, kayaking or at antique stores hunting for old cameras.

Rachel’s family pets are a Cavoodle named Phoebe, a Western Bearded Dragon named Andy, two budgies named Pascal and Meeko, and assorted tropical fish.

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