Our Team

ANAESTHESIA

DR JEN DAVIS

Registered Specialist Veterinary Anaesthetist

Jen is a much valued member of our team, providing her calm expertise to the anaesthetic challenges of our practice. Originally from the Shetland Islands in northern Scotland, Jen spent several years as a general practice vet in the UK and Perth, before following her passion for anaesthesia and pain management by pursuing specialist training at Murdoch University, becoming a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia in 2015. Jen values the provision of a holistic approach to anaesthesia, ensuring animals under her care are calm and pain-free throughout their visit. Her passion for supporting vets and nurses in general practice to provide safe and effective anaesthesia and analgesia has led her to play an active role in the wider veterinary community where she is currently the Secretary of the ANZCVS Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia Chapter. Dedicated to providing an evidence-based approach to patient care, Jen is also completing a PhD investigating the early identification of kidney injury in dogs during anaesthesia. In her spare time Jen is an avid dressmaker and a competitive cyclist.

DENTISTRY

DR KEVIN NG

Registered Specialist Veterinary Dentist

Kevin graduated from Murdoch University in 2006. After spending 8 years in small animal general practice in the Perth area, he developed an interest in dentistry and passed Membership examinations in Small Animal Dentistry & Oral Surgery in 2012, before successfully completing the Dentistry & Oral Surgery residency at Cornell University in 2019 and becoming one of only 4 specialist veterinary dentists currently practicing in Australia.

In his spare time, Dr Kevin loves spending time with his family and his 10-year old Kelpie-cross dog, Floyd. He also loves cooking and is known for bringing delicious concoctions to work. Perfect match!

DERMATOLOGY

DR MANDY BURROWS

Registered Specialist Veterinary Dermatologist

Dr Mandy Burrows is one of Perth’s leading animal dermatologists. She is continuously contributing to the dermatology profession through lecturing, publishing articles and teaching undergraduates at Murdoch University. Mandy has extensive experience with clinical dermatology in pets, and thrives on solving complex skin problems.

DR HILARY CHAN

Resident, Veterinary Dermatology

Hilary graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Hons I) in 2017. Upon graduation, she started off at a busy small animal practice along the Northern Beaches of metropolitan Sydney. Here, her interest in dermatology grew and has led her to move to Perth where she has joined the Animal Dermatology Clinic team as an intern.

DR ALEX MOORE

Resident, Veterinary Dermatology

Dr. Alex Moore graduated from Murdoch University in Perth in 2017 with a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery. She has worked in a busy small animal practice as a GP veterinarian on Sydney’s Northern Beaches for two years. Alex has always had an interest in veterinary dermatology and decided to pursue further training with the Animal Dermatology Clinic towards the end of 2019.

RADIOLOGY

DR ZOE LENARD

Founding Director, Animalius

Registered Specialist Veterinary Radiologist

Zoe is a dynamic radiologist with a passion for connection and excellence in both the radiology and veterinary community. She has extensive teaching experience at both the university and post-graduate level (at Murdoch University and for the Centre of Veterinary Education, Sydney University). She occupies a leadership role in the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists (President), which is the main certifying organisation for graduate vets in the region. These connections keep her engaged with current best practice. Her imaging interests are in improving digital imaging in vet practice by improving the access and quality of digital communications (teleradiology), helping vets select the most appropriate imaging test for their patients, and improving access to cross sectional imaging.

DR BELINDA HOPPER

Founding Director, Animalius

Registered Specialist Veterinary Radiologist

Belinda is a veterinary radiologist who loves being part of the diagnostic process – getting to the root of clinical problems and bringing together clinicians and specialists to get the best possible outcome for her patients. She has a particular love for echocardiography and is active in the development of cardiology and interventional radiology services in Perth. Another great passion of hers is continuing education, through delivery of ultrasound training, courses with the USyd CVE programmes, undergraduate teaching at City University of Hong Kong and within the Radiology Chapter of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in her roles as President, Membership and Fellowship examiner, mentor and examinations committee member for over 15 years.

DR LILY HUNG

Resident, Veterinary Radiology

Lily grew up in Hong Kong and Canada, obtaining a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Toronto in 2011. Initially, she was in keen pursuit of clinical Psychology, however, upon adopting her first dog in her final years of University, she had a change of mind and decided to pursue Veterinary Medicine instead. Since her graduation from Murdoch in 2016, she joined Perth Vet Specialists for a one-year rotating internship in Medicine, Oncology and Emergency and developed a passion for Diagnostic Imaging. She is currently in her final year of a three-year Radiology Residency program at Animalius. Lily is kept on her toes by her cheeky and anxious rescue Kelpie cross; and with her background in Psychology, she understands the needs and behaviour of those nervous dogs that come into the clinic. In her spare time, she enjoys baking, sharing her baked goods, and of course, tasting them.

GAIL FIELDING

Medical Imaging Technologist

MEDICINE

DR FLEUR JAMES

Director, Animalius

Registered Specialist, Small Animal Internal Medicine

Fleur is a specialist in small animal medicine who is passionate about providing the very best health care for dogs and cats, providing post-graduate and under-graduate teaching, as well as constantly developing new skills and evolving as a veterinary specialist. Encouraging professional collaboration is important to Fleur, leading her to take up the position of Small Animal Medicine chapter president in the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in 2019. Her interests in Small Animal Medicine are extensive, including cardiology, neurology, oncology and endoscopy, and she is particularly excited to participate in further development of interventional radiology services in Perth. Fleur is well known as a very dedicated and compassionate veterinarian amongst her clients and colleagues.

DR GUY WOLFENDEN

Registrar, Small Animal Internal Medicine

Originally from the UK and spending most of his early life growing up in Dubai, Guy completed his veterinary degree at Murdoch University here in Perth in 2014. Following this he completed a one-year rotating internship followed by twelve months in general practice. His love of medicine led him to commence a three-year residency program in internal medicine which he completed in January of 2020 under the direct supervision of Dr Fleur James. Guy joins us as a registrar in small animal internal medicine and is excited to help progress the medicine service here at Animalius. His interests lie particularly in neurology, gastroenterology, haematology and anything involving a cat!

When not at work, Guy enjoys playing golf and taking care of his cats and dog with his partner.

SURGERY

DR TAKANORI SUGIYAMA

Registered Specialist, Small Animal Surgery

Taka grew up in Japan and has travelled the world, studying in Japan, USA, Slovakia and Australia. Taka moved to Perth from Melbourne where he was an academic surgeon and Lecturer in Small Animal Surgery at the University of Melbourne, where he was voted their clinician of the year in 2020.

With almost 25 years of veterinary experience, Dr Taka is a registered specialist in small animal surgery. He has a special interest in complex fracture repair which stems from his interest in putting things back together (he also loves working on old cars and motorcycles!). He also enjoys reconstructive surgery, other orthopaedic and neurological surgery and is experienced in complex abdominal and thoracic surgeries including thoracoscopy and laparoscopy.

HOSPITAL VETS

DR HILDA LI

DR TANYA TAN

DR KYM HAACK

NURSES

EMMA JACOMBS RVN

CHARLIE LUKASIK RVN

FRAN BELL RVN

VANESSA DECINQUE RVN

CHANTELLE HAMILTON RVN

MADDI WILLIAMS RVN

ANITA RENZULLO RVN

PETA BLACK RVN

STEPHANIE SPENCE RVN

RENEE DI TOMMASO RVN

SHELBY BRODERICK RVN

ALIX ROBERTS RVN

AMY MIST RVN

FIONA NGO RVN

SHANNON ASHTON RVN

BEN HUNTER RVN

CLIENT SERVICES

CHELSEA MURRAY

HANNAH STORY

ASHLEY CULLEN

ADMINISTRATION

ALISON HALL

Operations Manager

ELAINE KORONA

Media, Marketing & Events Coordinator