Meet Our Team

Don Crosby  BVSc

Dr Don graduated from the University of Queensland in 1984. Don is a mixed practioner with over 30 years experience and opened the clinic in Darling Street 14 years ago.  He has a particular interest in small animal orthopaedics and problem mare reproduction. Don is also an accredited member of the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society, allowing us to offer gold beading and acupuncture to our clients to treat arthritic patients.

Don runs his practices as a positive and friendly work atmosphere. He urges all his vets to pursue their interest in certain areas that they enjoy, and supports them to achieve their goals. Don encourages the nurses to have their input with clinic procedures, implement new ideas and inspires them to continue their education.

Marcus Cheung  BVSc
Veterinarian

Dr Marcus hails from Brisbane QLD, after graduating from the University of Queensland at the end of 2013. Marcus impressed us right from the start with his knowledge and interest in medical diagnostics and has a passion for holistic medicine which he plans to pursue in the near future. Marcus also has a keen interest in pain management and rehabilitation and is working to take our patient care to the highest of standards. Marcus is finding the country life here in Dubbo a lot different from busy Brisbane but is enjoying getting out and about the town. He is a keen hockey player in his time off from work and has 2 pet rabbits called Timon & Pumba and a dog named Simba.

Hannah Brodie  BVSc
Veterinarian

Dr Hannah graduated from University of Queensland in 2014. She is originally from Cloncurry in Far North QLD and moved to Dubbo earlier this year. Hannah has a particular interest in Equine medicine, but also has a keen hand in small animal cases proving a very useful asset to our clinic. Her bubbly personality puts her patients and clients at ease and she is always ready to lend a hand. She loving the Dubbo life so far and enjoys playing tennis in her free time.

James Bryan  BVSc
Veterinarian

Dr James graduated from the University of Sydney in 2013, and took up a position in Armidale for 12 months before joining the DCVS team at the start of 2015. James has an interest in small animal surgery and feline medicine. James is originally from Sydney, but loving the country life. He has a kitten Hamish, plays tennis & touch football in his free time and also plays a bit of guitar.

Amanda Parker  Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing
Veterinary Practice Manager

Amanda is a full time nurse and the practice manager for the Dubbo and Narromine clinics. She moved here from Coonamble with her family in 2006 and completed her Cert IV training at DCVS in 2009. Amanda enjoys the medical side of her job and is in charge of clinic ordering and stock control. She also meets with the company reps to receive the most up to date information about everything from nutrition to consumables and medications. In her free time she likes to spend time with her dog Bella and cats Alley and Alice. 

Wendy Cafe  
Receptionist

Wendy is the lovely face of the Dubbo clinic. Her personality and charm greets you at the door, and she has a special connection with our clients to make them feel part of the DCVS family. Wendy has worked with Don for the last 9 years and still enjoys coming to work each day. Her spare time is filled with family and friends and of course coffee with the girls. She also enjoys sewing and spoiling her animals Beni & Norman.

Kathryn George  Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing
Veterinary Nurse

Kathryn completed her Cert IV training with Amanda in 2009. She worked for 18 months at a clinic in Orange whilst doing her certificate, before taking a full time job here at DCVS in June 2010. She grew up on a property near Warren and has always had a variety of animals around. Kathryn likes the emergency and surgery aspect of her job, preparing patients and monitoring their anaesthetics. She loves working with our orthopaedic patients and developing a rehabilitation program for their recovery.Out of work, Kathryn keeps busy with her 2 dogs, Callie and Brady and cat Fern. She is also currently studying her Diploma of Veterinary Nursing in Surgery and is a committee member of the NSW Division of the Veterinary Nurses Council of Australia

Monique Perrie  Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing

Monique completed her Certificate IV in Vet Nursing at DCVS and is now a full time nurse. Monique is extremely efficient at her job and can nearly always anticipate what needs to be done before it actually happens! She loves all the patients equally regardless of size or breed and is caring and patient with them as someone beyond her experience. Monique lives with her partner Lewis and dogs Tyson & Frank and enjoys baking in her down time.

Brooke Pixton  Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing

Brooke is a full time nurse and completed her Certificate IV in 2013. Brooke is reliable, enjoys a challenge and has an uncanny affinity with 'difficult' animals. She is eager to learn all she can and really enjoys the surgical aspect, monitoring anaesthetised patients, and helping out with the horse work. She currently lives in Dubbo but spends her days off and weekends in Mendooran with her dogs Flick, Indy & Titch and her many horses.

Sara McGilchrist  Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing
Veterinary Nurse

Sara works part time in our Narromine clinic after returning from maternity leave.She lives in Narromine with her family and a many aray of animals from chooks to horses. Sara also works at TAFE Western, teaching Veterinary Nursing and Animal Studies for the past 5 years. She started work with Don as a nurse from the very beginning in 2002, and there isn't alot that she wouldn't know about life in the vet clinic!  In the little time that she has off from her busy life Sara is a keen gardner, loves to cook and makes her own cheese.

Natasha Grech  Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing
Veterinary Nurse

Narromine nurse Tash is an experienced nurse and comes with a wealth of knowledge in all fields of nursing and particularly likes the emergency and critical care aspect of her job. Tash has started up a small business called Pierre's Pantry in Narromine which makes lots of home made goodies (which her work colleagues are more than happy to taste test!) When she is not working or cooking she enjoys relaxing with her husband Peter and  her variety of pets. 

Tammy Mudford  Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing
Veterinary Nurse

Tammy grew up on a Merino Stud near Dubbo with her 2 brothers and sister, and is always surrounded by animals. She fastracked through her Certificate in Veterinary Nursing in 2013 to get qualified, and now works part time in the Narromine clinic. The surgical aspect of nursing appeals to her the most as she enjoys cuddling anaesthetised animals back to recovery.  Tammy loves all things outdoors and hopes to return to her family sheep station full time one day. She spends her spare time working on the farm and hangs out with her dogs Sausage, Steak and Mash.

Melinda Rosenbaum  Certificate in Office Administration
Customer Service

Mel is our administration officer and her job ranges from paying invoices to answering the phone and alot of things in between. Mel lives in Dubbo with her husband Craig and her 4 active children. When she is not working or chasing the kids around to sport she enjoys horse riding and playing hockey.

Laura Windley  
Veterinary Nurse

Laura is our friendly Narromine nurse who is currently finishing her vet nursing certifcate. Laura has lived in Dubbo for the past year but originally comes from Queensland. She has always been surrounded by animals from dogs to cats to ferrets and couldnt be happy without them. Laura wants to focus more on the surgical aspect of nursing but loves everything about her job. In her days off she enjoys bushwalking and bike riding with her border collie Bella and some relaxing time with her cat Sussy.