The Animal Tracks Story

meet the team

Animal Tracks Vet Clinic is a well-established veterinary clinic located in the heart of the Homebush Village. We’ve been proudly caring for pets and their humans for more than 20 years.

It started with a humble team of two vets and has now grown to a team of 5 knowledgeable vets along with many caring, compassionate and professional nurses and receptionists.

We are fully equipped to carry out soft tissue surgery, dentistry, radiology, basic in-house pathology, puppy preschool, cat boarding and grooming services so we can ensure you and your pet receive excellent rounded veterinary care and services for all stages of their life.

The Animal Tracks Team are here when your pet needs a friend.

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Dr. Todd and Dr. Catriona

Meet Dr Todd and Dr Catriona. They’ve served thousands of Inner West pet families, providing the very best possible care, for over 20 years!

Meet the Team

Dr Todd May

Veterinarian

(BVSc, MACVSc)

Todd is one of the veterinarians and practice owners at Animal Tracks Vet. He has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 30 years and is especially interested in small animal medicine, orthopaedics, pocket pets and ‘dad jokes’. Todd’s furry family includes four little dogs – James, Lily, Jack, and Milo.

Dr Catriona Grant

Veterinarian

(BVSc(Hons), BSc, MACVSc)

Catriona is one of the owners and veterinarians at Animal Tracks Vet. She has been in general practice for more than 30 years. Her special interests include soft tissue surgery and preventative medicine. She shares her home with feisty pup, Gladys, who loves to play with the puppies that come to puppy preschool!

Dr Connie Lam

Veterinarian

(BVSc(Hons), MANZCVS)

Connie has over 15 years of full time experience working in small animal practice, including busy clinics in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide. Connie enjoys all aspects of general practice and the variety of cases she gets to see every day. She has 2 cats called Sooty and Simon. Outside of work, she is a mum to 3 young kids!

Dr Stephanie Bishop

Veterinarian

(BVSc)

Stephanie has worked in small animal veterinary clinics throughout Sydney for the past 20 years, starting as a kennel hand, working her way up to veterinary nurse before graduating with a Bachelor in Veterinary Science in 2014. Stephanie’s main interests include soft tissue surgery, dentals, animal welfare and dermatology. Outside of work Stephanie has her hands full taking care of her 13-year-old rescue Kelpie, Bailey and three young kids!

Dr Carmen Chan

Veterinarian

(AVBSc(Hons),DVM)

Carmen is our newest veterinarian at Animal Tracks Vet. She grew up in Sydney and studied her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Melbourne before missing home too much and coming back to practice. She has an Australian Kelpie, Stitch, which she adopted from a cattle farm during her studies who now lives a lazy, city life.

Our Receptionists

Christina Hodal

Receptionist

Christina is an experienced receptionist with 12 years of experience. She shares her home with two fluffy Ragdolls, Dakota and Diana. She also loves to volunteer at zoos and animal sanctuaries in her spare time.

Kim Kelly

Receptionist

 

Kim is our newest addition to our receptionist team. Kim is currently completing her Cert IV and doing her nursing placement with us. In her spare time, Kim enjoys dancing her heart away.

Our Nurses

Nicole Bucton

Senior Veterinary Nurse

(Cert IV Veterinary Nursing)

Nicole is a senior veterinary nurse at Animal Tracks Vet. Nicole has over 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 two little girls, Jordyn and Taylor.

Jessica Luk

Senior Veterinary Nurse

(Cert IV Veterinary Nursing, BAVBSc)

Before vet nursing, Jess 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; Malamute Mishka and an one-eyed cat Zoe.

Sarah Failla

Senior Veterinary Nurse

(Cert IV Veterinary Nursing)

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 and a new baby boy!

Vicki Nim

Veterinary Nurse

(Cert IV Veterinary Nursing)

Vicki graduated with her Cert IV in December 2020 and now works with us as a full-time veterinary nurse. She has two Kelpie crosses named Alpha and Boo. She also adopted a stray kitten (now named Fry), who she hand-reared since he was approx. 1 week old. Vicki loves all aspects of vet nursing but has a particular interest in behaviour and is one of our amazing puppy preschool trainers.

Daniella Hansen

Veterinary Nurse

(Cert IV Veterinary Nursing, Certificate III in Captive Animals)

Daniella completed her nursing placement with us in 2018. After attaining her Cert IV, she took a short break and 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. She has three kittens that she adopted from us that were brought in as strays. Their names are Mike, Sully, and Boo!

Vanessa Abdo

Trainee Veterinary Nurse

currently completing Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing

Vanessa completed her nursing placement with us in 2022. Vanessa has a cat named Midnight and her own flock of budgies. She is passionate and eager to learn all things nursing and has previously volunteered at the Animal Welfare League.

Cassey Chan

Veterinary Nurse

(Cert IV Veterinary Nursing, Bcomm/BSc)

Cassey started at Animal Tracks after a week of work experience in year 10 and she hasn’t left since! 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’, kitty cat ‘Critter’ and a menagerie of other animals.

Our Veterinary Liaisons

Isabel Mills 

Veterinary Liaison

Isabel is one of our veterinary liaisons, but sometimes you’ll catch her being a receptionist too! She’s currently studying Animal and Veterinary Bioscience at the University of Sydney and is cat-mum to Kyou, a sweet little Torti cat.

Charlie Coakley

Veterinary Liaison

 

Charlie has been in Australia for close to 5 years now but you’ll still catch his charming British accent! Charlie shares his work load between us and a human hospital, though it’s clear which one is his favourite. Charlie also dabbles in photography in his spare time and takes the cutest pictures of puppies for puppy pre-school.

Catelyn Ha

Veterinary Liaison

 

Catelyn is the newest addition to our veterinary liaison team, she is here full-time, helping out our nurses and vets! Catelyn finished her Bachelor of Animal and Veterinary Bioscience at the University of Sydney in 2022.