After graduating from Murdoch University in 2007, Jo worked at a small animal clinic in Perth for a number of years before moving to the UK. There she worked as a locum veterinarian throughout London and the English countryside. Highlights of her years spent locuming in the UK included working in a large referral orthopaedic clinic, and being the "Vet on Set" for various advertising campaigns featuring animal actors. Upon returning to Perth Jo worked as an associate veterinarian in practice before becoming the principal veterinarian and part owner of the Shelley Veterinary Clinic in 2016.
Although originally from the country, Jo loves the lifestyle Perth has to offer, and really enjoys managing and growing the Shelley Veterinary Clinic. Jo is at the clinic most days, and is very much looking forward to meeting you and your cherished pets.Contact Jo
Marian graduated from Murdoch University and has worked in both Australia and a number of countries overseas. Throughout this time she has gained extensive experience in small animal medicine and surgery. Marian has a special interest in cats that has led her to complete further studies in feline medicine.
At home Marian currently has 3 very special adopted cats named Magic, Prince and Hunter.Contact Marian
Lauren has always loved animals, but began her career in the veterinary world in 2004. She officially qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2006, and continued nursing for 9 years in Perth before taking some time off to start a family. She now cares for her two beautiful young children, along with her fur babies- Bessie, a Border Collie; Django, a Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever; and Squid, her Burmese cat.
Lauren joined the team at Shelley Vet Clinic in November 2019 and has a special interest in surgery and anaesthesia.Contact Lauren
Joy is originally from the United Kingdom and has over 30 years of experience as a veterinary nurse. She has worked in both town and country UK, and at several practices throughout Australia. Joy says her passion for veterinary nursing is as intense now as when she first qualified many years ago, and being able to help pets feel better after illness or accident is her ongoing vocation.
Joy loves to travel, and spent a year travelling over east and through the desert in a Troopcarrier with her 4 year-old Mastiff cross, Sunny. She is now settled back in Perth and spends her free time walking Sunny along the river and by the beach. Her other interests include yoga, reading, films, frequenting Freo cafes and trying to make pot plants grow!Contact Joy
Tina hails from New Zealand, and made the move to Australia in 2001. She has been involved in the animal industry since 2013, working in kennels and catteries, where she further developed her natural love of caring for animals. In 2015 Tina completed her formal qualification as a veterinary nurse.
Tina has a particular fondness for rescue animals, and a special interest in medical nursing- ensuring that your pets are happy and content whenever they have to stay in hospital. At home Tina has a rescue family of three, two cats named Titch and Tim, and her dog Diesel.Contact Tina
Sarah is a true local, she went to school in the area and has lived close most of her life. She has worked in the animal industry for a number of years, however never truly felt satisfied until she followed her passion and became a Vet Nurse, graduating in 2017.
Sarah has a passion for animal behaviour and a particular interest in puppy development. She genuinely enjoys watching puppies and their owners grow and develop lasting, meaningful relationships, with a mutual bond and understanding between them, to live their best lives.
Sarah has worked with her own Weimaraner, Piper in the sport of tracking, where she was able to title her as a Tracking Dog before she was 8 months old. Sophie, Sarah's cat, is the true definition of a naughty Tortie – even in her old age quite likes to create mischief in the household and keep Sarah on her toes!Contact Sarah