Address: 15 McLeod Rd, Carrum VIC 3197

Our Nurses

Our nurses are a dedicated team of experienced people that all have a true love of animals. They have a wealth of knowledge and enjoy helping clients give their pets the very best health care.


  • Has been with Patterson River for since 1998.
  • Has three grown up boys.
  • Shares her family with Rocky a staffy cross, Leroy an 18 year old cat (rescue), Michael a 7 year old rescue cat and Marty a 2 yo rescue cat.
  • Spends what free time she has relaxing and enjoying family and friends.
  • Enjoys all facets of working in the Veterinary Centre.
  • Favourite animals are dogs, cats and hippos.


  • Joined Patterson River in 2001.
  • Has two grown up children-Georgia and Timothy.
  • Has Piper a four year old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Alfie a three year old Devon Rex.
  • Fiona enjoys sewing and gardening.
  • She likes helping out with surgery.
  • Favourite animals are dogs.


  • Has been working at Patterson River since 2012.
  • Has two Maltese x Shih Tzu dogs-Buddy (9 yo) and Nelson (11 yo), four rescue cats, chickens, lizards, a cocktiel, pet frogs and a pet snake.
  • Is married to Chad and has 4 year old Abbey that keeps her busy at home.
  • Loves learning new things everyday at work.
  • Has completed Certificate IV in Veterinary nursing whilst working at Patterson River.
  • Enjoys all aspects of nursing especially pathology and surgery.
  • Loves dolphins.
  • Her favourite time of the year is summer-spends most of her time on the beach.


  • Has been working as a Vet Nurse since 2000 and has been with Patterson River since 2010.
  • Has certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.
  • Is a very busy mother to five young children including twins.
  • Has a dog called Chibi and a cockatiel.
  • Nicole enjoys assisting with orthopaedic surgery and enjoys all aspects of nursing.
  • You will see Nicole at Patterson River most Saturday mornings.



  • Is a busy mum with four children.IMG_4759.JPG
  • Spends her spare time with her family and taking her dog Maggie on adventures.
  • Favourite animals are dogs.
  • Alison loves running puppy school at Patterson River Vet Centre, she enjoys all nursing and her colleagues.

Contact Us

Address: 15 McLeod Rd, Carrum

Monday 8am - 7pm
Tuesday 8am - 7pm
Wednesday 8am - 7pm
Thursday 8am - 7pm
Friday 8am - 6pm
Saturday 8am - midday
Sunday/Public Holidays Closed
Phone 9772 0777

Emergencies can be very stressful. Try and remain calm and phone for help. 9772 0777 or after hours please the Animal Emergency Centre in Frankston-9770 5555 or Highett-9532 5261


Did you know that the most important time for social development is the first four months of your pups life? Socialisation is often not easy to do safely when your pup is not fully covered with vaccinations.  Our classes are a fabulous way to safely socialise your new puppy.

Our classes are generally held weekly and they run for one hour over four weeks. Our fee is $150.


Just for Cats. We are proud to be able to offer our feline patients a "Cat only" area in our waiting room.


We are proud to support three very worthy working dog rescue groups by offering generous discounts on all services. If you are planning on getting a new pet please consider a rescue pet and save a life.

Hydrobath: All you need is the dirty dog! Purpose built and do it yourself.

Only $15