Simone

Veterinary Nurse

Professional Interests

During my 20 years in the industry, surgical nursing has always been by favourite. I enjoy all aspects of surgery - from the intensity of the operating theatre to having that one on one quiet time with my patient while they recover.

Why I became a veterinary nurse

I just love animals! It is that simple.

Favourite animals

Now this is hard. I love all animals but if I was forced to choose, I would pick Guinea pigs, pigs and wombats (don’t tell my dog or cats!).

My animals

Myfanwe and Ringo are my quirky cats from the country full of personality and let’s just say idiosyncrasies! They get along well with my escape artist Kelpie named Jimmy. All my animals are rescue pets, Jimmy was adopted as a puppy from Brightside Farm Sanctuary, and dear Ringo was a stray found wandering the highway in Woodbridge, covered in fleas and with his eyes glued shut from severe cat flu. I love them all and could not imagine life without them.

Hobbies

Walking my dog Jimmy, live music and camping

What do you like about working at Hobart Community Veterinary Hospital

I like that I get to be a part of the bigger animal welfare picture. I find it rewarding to be able to help with the charity animals and that our clients can go onto payment plans meaning their pets still get treatment. The staff are an amazing group of people that I just love working with each day.

Contact us today!

Please feel free to call or visit us today, or you can make an enquiry online!

Latest Events

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October 8, 2019

Vaccination Month (November 2019)

With parvovirus killing our puppies and cat flu infecting our cats, we consider vaccination a compulsory requirement…

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July 1, 2019

Desexing Month (July 2019)

As part of our philosophy, we aim to reduce the overpopulation of dogs and cats in Tasmania. …

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February 1, 2017

Ear Month February

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Location

8-10 Colebrook Street
Lenah Valley, TAS, 7008

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Opening Hours

  • Monday - Friday: 8am – 6pm
  • Saturday: 8:30am – 1pm
  • Sundays and Public Holidays: Closed