Meet The Team

 

Our Veterinarians

Animal Tracks Vet Todd with his two maltese cross dogs Lily and James

Dr Todd May

Veterinarian

Todd is one of the Veterinarians and practice owners at Animal Tracks Vet and graduated his Bachelors and Master of Veterinary Science from The University of Sydney. He has been practicing Veterinary Medicine for over 20 years and is especially interested in small animal medicine, orthopedics, pocket pets and ‘Dad jokes’. Todd’s furry family includes two little Maltese X dogs, James and Lily and three cats, Adrian, Bella and Fluffy.

Animal Tracks Vet Catriona with her Burmese cat Manuel

Dr Catriona Grant

Veterinarian

Catriona is one of the owners and Veterinarians at Animal Tracks Vet. She completed her undergraduate degrees of Science and Veterinary Science at The University of Sydney. As well as her undergraduate study she has gained Membership to the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists in the field of Veterinary Medicine, and has been in general practice for more than 20 years. Her special interests include soft tissue surgery and preventative medicine. She shares her home with an opinionated (and slightly overweight) Burmese cat called “Manuel”.

Animal Tracks Vet Connie with brown puppy 'Jack'

Dr Connie Lam

Veterinarian

Connie is an experienced Veterinarian with over 10 years of full time experience working in small animal practice. She graduated in 2005 from the University of Sydney with Honours and in 2010, acquired membership (by examination) of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in Small Animal Medicine. She has worked in busy clinics in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide, including emergency and specialist hospitals. Connie enjoys all aspects of general practice and the variety of cases she gets to see every day. She has a special soft spot for scruffy dogs and big cats. She has 2 cats called Sooty and Simon and 2 dogs Toto and Peanut. Outside of work, she is a mum to 3 young kids (Emily, and twin boys, Timothy and Thomas) who she takes a break from when she comes to work!


Our Receptionists

Receptionist Christina holding little gray rescue kitten 'Tiffany'

Christina Hodal

Receptionist

Christina is an experienced receptionist with 12 years of experience. She shares her home with a very fluffy white cat named Dakota. She also loves to volunteer at zoos and animal sanctuaries in her spare time.

Receptionist Mairead holding black and white kitten Cluedo

Mairead Harte

Receptionist

Mairead has over 10 years of customer service experience through a number of roles. She is also a very skilled entertainer and does fire twirling performances around Australia!

Receptionist Sabrina holding Dr Todd's dog 'Lily'

Sabrina Katay

Receptionist

Sabrina joined the team as a part time receptionist in 2021. She is currently studying social work at university. She has previous customer service experience from working at the Apple store. Sabrina is an animal lover and has been surrounded by dogs and cats her whole life. She would love to adopt a Burmese kitten.


Our Nurses

Animal Tracks Vet Nurse Nicole with a fluffy black kitten

Nicole Bucton

Senior Veterinary Nurse

Nicole is a Senior Veterinary Nurse at Animal Tracks Vet. She completed her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing in 1998 and has a background in animal nutrition. Nicole has almost 20 years of nursing experience and is passionate about cat and dog nutrition, pathology and organizing (yes, she makes sure everything is back in its place!). She is also the proud mum of one spoilt rescue cat George and two little girls, Jordyn and Taylor.

Animal Tracks Vet Nurse Jess with her rottweiler Sophie

Jessica Luk

Veterinary Nurse

Jessica completed a Bachelor of Animal and Veterinary Bioscience at University as well as her Certificate IV in Vet Nursing. Before vet nursing, she was working at an animal shelter where she was involved in training, behavioural rehabilitation and adoptions. Now at Animal Tracks Vet, Jessica runs our puppy preschool classes and loves finding our kittens their perfect new parents. Her fur family currently consists of her Rottweiler ‘Sophie’ and 2 cats ‘Zoe’ and ‘Rupert’.

Animal Tracks Vet Nurse Sarah with her two spoilt pomeranians

Sarah Failla

Veterinary Nurse

Sarah joined the team in early 2017. Prior to vet nursing, she worked a 9-5 office job for 9 years before finally finding her calling in helping animals. Sarah is passionate about dogs and has had a canine companion all her life. She has also completed her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing and is mother to two cute pomeranians.

Nurse Vicki with a tabby and white kitten

Vicky Nim

Veterinary Nurse

Vicki began completing her nurse placement with us in 2019 and graduated with her Certificate IV in December 2020. She now works with us as a full time veterinary nurse. Vicki has two kelpie crosses named Alpha and Boo. She has also already adopted a stray kitten that was brought into the clinic. He is named Fry and Vicki has hand-raised him from approximately 1 week old. She loves all aspects of vet nursing but has a particular interest in behaviour and is one of our amazing puppy preschool trainers.

Nurse Daniella with tabby kitten

Daniella Hansen

Veterinary Nurse

Daniella completed her nursing placement with us from 2017-2018. After attaining her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing she took a short break but we missed each other too much and she rejoined the Animal Tracks Team as a part time nurse in 2020. She is a passionate animal advocate and has been working for Taronga Zoo since 2015, having completed her Certificate III in Captive Animals. The giraffes have always been her favourite. Daniella also works part time for her family’s business. She has two kittens that she adopted from us that were brought in as strays. They are brothers named Mike and Sully.

Nurse Vanessa with grey tabby kitten

Vanessa Abdo

Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Vanessa is our newest trainee veterinary nurse. She is currently completing her certificate IV at TAFE and has been doing placement with us since August 2020. She is now working with us part time while she completes her studies. Vanessa has a domestic short haired cat named Midnight and 4 budgies. She is passionate and eager to learn all things nursing and has previously volunteered at the Animal Welfare League.

Animal Tracks Vet Nurse Cassey with a fluffy bunny rabbit

Cassey Chan

Veterinary Nurse

Cassey started at Animal Tracks Vet after a week of work experience in year 10 and she hasn’t left since! She started off as an animal attendant before completing her Certificate 4 in Veterinary Nursing and then a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Science at University. Her special interests are pocket pets and volunteering in her spare time. She now works full time in an office and escapes back to the animals as our Saturday nurse. Cass is the human to a rescued pound pup ‘Kipper’.