Dr Michelle Walker, new owner of Sunnybank Veterinary Clinic, worked as a senior veterinarian at Waterworks Road Veterinary Clinic a 5-vet progressive practice from 2006-2010, during which time she worked weekends with the Western Animal Emergency Centre.. A move to Melbourne in 2011 saw Michelle continue her career practicing as a Locum vet and working in Emergency and Specialist Centres. With experience in medicine, surgery and emergency in dogs and cats, Michelle’s passion focuses on preventative medicine and improving the quality of life of our pets. Her love for Veterinary Care extends to medical cases in reptiles, pocket pets and birds.
Michelle owns Jaffa the Staffy X who can be found looking after animals in recovery.
Mel moved to Brisbane late last year from Lismore, a small country town in New South Wales to experience life as vet nurse in the big smoke.Her vet nursing career started in 2009. Whilst studying for her higher school certificate she worked part time in a small and large animal clinic where the animals she cared for ranged from small rabbits to dairy cows.Vet nursing is the only job Mel has ever wanted to do. Currently Mel owns a beautiful little doggie named Poppet. Sometimes you can see Poppet running around the clinic chasing the other furry friends.
Lyra is currently studying a Double Degree of a Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Psychology at Queensland University of Technology. Growing up amongst Veterinarians, Lyra was exposed to many furry family members where her passion for animal health grew. She has enjoyed gaining experience in various different vet clinics throughout Queensland and Victoria. Lyra has developed a satisfactory knowledge of Veterinary topics through discussion and implementation with her mum (throughout her life) and instruction from the other valued staff at Sunnybank Vet Clinic. Lyra is a dedicated and enthusiastic person who embraces working with animals. Lyra owners Softy, who you can often see relaxing under the warm sun.
Caelum is currently doing Year 10 at St Laurences College. He has a strong passion for all animals and this really shows in his work. Caelum has gained great customer service experience throughout his work here at Sunnybank Vet Clinic. His knowledge of animals and animal health has helped him excel in his day-to-day work life.
Last but definitely not least you will find the furry members which make our clinic a home! On any given day you may see Cheeky Milo the cat eyeing off the food bags, Concerned Jaffa the Staffy X checking that your pet is comfortable, Snoopy and Softy the lovable Chihuahuas', spreading happiness with their cute smiles. Feel free to say a big hello and steal a pat from these guys as they are full of love!