Dr Natalie Rogerson

Veterinarian (BSc BVMS)

Natalie graduated from Murdoch University in 2013. After completing an internship at Perth Veterinary Specialists, she moved to New Zealand where she worked for five years in an Auckland small-animal practice. After plenty of sight-seeing and holidaying throughout New Zealand, she has returned home to Perth with two fluffy souvenirs in tow - a deaf cat called Alba and a Maltese cross called Koda.

 


Dr Francesca Harold

Veterinarian (BSc BVMS)

Dr Francesca graduated from Murdoch University in 2012 with honours. A local herself, having grown up in Woodlands, Francesca has a keen interest in small animal medicine and surgery. Joining the team in late 2020 she is looking forward to meeting you and your furry companions soon. Outside of work she owns a suburban hobby farm (much to her husband's disgust) with 12 clucky hens, 2 noisy ducks, 1 toddler and 2 rescue dogs from the Pilbara.


Dr Kate Buffin

Veterinarian

Kate graduated from Murdoch University in 2012 and has worked on and off at Doubleview Vet Centre since 2019. Kate is currently on maternity leave but looks forward to returning to clinical work in the near future.  

Kate has spent all her career working in small animal clinics throughout Perth. She has a strong interest in soft tissue surgery and is passionate about animal welfare which has seen her partake in several overseas and local vet volunteer programs including India, Thailand, Myanmar, Greece and Broome. 

When she is not working, you might find Kate chasing around after her little girl, shooting goals on the netball court, cooking up a storm in the kitchen, cheering on her football team, doing laps in the pool or cuddling her cat, Snowy.


Dr Veronica Peck

Veterinarian (BSc BVMS)

Dr Veronica graduated from Murdoch University in 2010. Veronica worked as a mixed practice veterinarian in Donnybrook for a year, before perusing her love of small animal practice and returning to Perth, starting the Doubleview Vet Centre in 2012. Veronica is passionate about her work and enjoys all facets of small animal practice. At home she loves spending time with her energetic staghound cross Willow, going on long bush walks and to the beach. In 2018 Veronica embarked on a new adventure, with the impending arrival of her first non-fur baby and welcomed her second non-fur baby in 2020. Since then, she has returned to the Doubleview team on a part-time basis as she finds a balance between her love of veterinary work and looking after her young family.  


Dr Kathryn Levitzke

Veterinarian (BSc BVMS)

Dr Kathryn Levitzke graduated from Murdoch University in 2011 and has been helping the people and pets of Doubleview since May 2017. She takes pride in providing the best treatment and service to all of the clients, and enjoys taking the time in consultation to get to know you and your pet. When not at work, Kathryn enjoys being outdoors, keeping fit, drinking good coffee and spending time with friends and family!  She has a few pets at home that keep her busy including her playful dog Mossy, cats Tootie and Marlow and three cheerful chickens!

 


Dr Maddie Bhagwat

Veterinarian (BSc BVMS)

Dr Maddie grew up in India and spent her summer holidays camping and exploring the South Indian tropical forests ripe with native animals. Having graduated from Murdoch University in 2010, she worked in Mandurah before volunteering with Vets Beyond Borders in 2013. Upon her return she has been living and working in Perth for the past 5 years. Her special interests include soft tissue surgery and feline medicine. Her hobbies are painting, practicing yoga and baking vegan desserts. At home, her cheeky cats Leo and Dutch most certainly rule the household! 


Kristen Holloway

Veterinarian (BSc BVMS)

Dr Kristen has over 20 years experience in small animal veterinary practice, she brings her wealth of knowledge and experience to the Doubleview team. Kristen has a special interest in feline medicine and geriatric pet care. She is looking forward to getting to know the people and pets of our local community. 


Laura Gillespie

Veterinary Nurse (Cert IV Vet Nursing)

Laura has been working as a veterinary nurse for 14 years in general practice, originally qualifying in the UK.  Laura joined Doubleview Vet Centre in 2013 and is currently on maternity leave but hopes to rejoined us in the near future. 

Laura is a fanatical feline lover… and has always had cats as pets. Laura has a specific interest in nursing hospital patients back to health and interacting within the kitten and puppy consultations helping owners start their pets achieve a healthy life.  Laura also has a passion for health and fitness and regularly trains in the gym.

  


Robyn Smith

Head Nurse (Cert IV Vet Nursing)

Robyn has been Vet Nursing for several years.  Robyn joined us at Doubleview Vet Centre in 2008 and has been our Practice Manager for most of this period.  Robyn loves the challenges her job brings and enjoys that every day is different. Robyn has one Kelpie x dog “Penny”.  Robyn also has a great interest in feathered and scaly exotic pets.  Robyn enjoys painting, scuba diving and spending time with her dog in her spare time.


Crystal Pringle

Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN)

Crystal joined the Doubleview Vet team during her training and has become a permanent member of the team in 2021.Crystal has previously studied Conservation and Wildlife Biology at Murdoch University and has found her passion in animal welfare and nursing. Her other interests include wildlife, travel and spending time with family and friends.  Crystal has a passion for patient care and enjoys all aspects of working as part of the veterinary team.  


Helen Binks

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Helen has been working in the Veterinary industry for over 15 years, she has experience in a range of different areas within the Veterinary industry, including Emergency and Critical Care, Dermatology and also lecturers the Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing students.

Helen has always had a strong focus on making a pets experience at the Veterinary Clinic as low stress as possible and in 2019 became Fear free certified nurse. Fear Free is all about taking your time to build trust through positive interactions. Helen shares her home with two very well behaved cats Olive (9years) and Kramer (4 years).


Fiona

Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN)

Fiona has been a vet nurse for more than 13 years. She has a background in human nursing and was a registered nurse, having completed a certificate in Women’s and Children’s health. Since then she has followed a career in animal nursing with a passion for working on the front-line to assist people and their pets and is part of the Doubleview receptionist team. She loves to triage patients, provide health care advice to owners, and has worked as a puppy preschool trainer. She has a special interest in feline behaviour and is currently studying a feline psychology and behaviour diploma. Fiona loves to foster “spicy” kittens and owns four cats. 


Peta McLoughlin

Receptionist

Peta has been in the veterinary industry for 10 years has worked in general practice, specialist clinics and a 24 hour emergency hospital. Peta has always had cats as pets, but also enjoys pet sitting dogs and puppy kisses.  She shares her home with her 2 long haired cats Alex and Penny who were adopted from a previous workplace.  Peta is passionate about animals and enjoys advising owners on how to best care for their pets. On her time off she is usually socialising, shopping, spending time with friends, or on the couch watching Netflix with her cats (if they are in the mood to snuggle).


Natalie Mason

Registered Veterinary Nurse (certificate IV veterinary nursing)

Nat graduated with a Cert IV in Vet Nursing in 2006 and has been nursing in small animal practices since. Nat joined Doubleview Vets in late 2017.

She shares her home with many cats and runs a Perth based cat rescue making feline care her special interest.  

Nat is passionate about animal welfare and enjoys educating pet owners on how they can best care for their furry companions. 


Michelle Swainson

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Michelle gained her certificate in Vet nursing in 2018 and began her career working in a mixed rural practice in the south-west. She then relocated back to Perth in early 2020 expanding her skills in general practice before joining the Doubleview team in early 2021.

Michelle is a lover of all animals and does not pick sides on the great dog/cat debate (much to her pet cat Nando’s disgust). In her spare time Michelle enjoys going on bush walks, travelling, and socialising with friends.


Teneille Nicholson

Registered Veterinary Nurse (Cert IV Veterinary Nurse)

Teneille has over 20 years experience as a veterinary nurse, working in a myriad of mixed and small animal practices all over Australia. She has been involved in the management of both corporate and independently owned veterinary businesses over the years and has a passion for animal welfare and fair practice, she expects every patient to receive a gold standard in nursing care. Teneille joined the Doubleview management team in 2021 and works behind the scenes to ensure our clinic always provides the highest level of care for all our patients. In her spare time Teneille enjoys the outdoors, camping and travelling with her family. She has two gorgeous blue staffie, Ink and Jax. 


Kate Newton

(Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing)

Kate worked as a qualified Veterinary Nurse at Doubleview Vet Centre and worked in Veterinary Pathology from 2007-2012.  In 2012 Kate commenced study with the National Dog Trainers Federation, doing a Certificate III in Dog Behaviour and Training.  Kate is a fully qualified, nationally recognised dog trainer. Kate is our Puppy Pre-School Teacher as well as doing in home consultations and obedience classes for her own business, For Paws – Dog Training and Behavioural Solutions.

Kate has a ginger DMH cat called ‘Pedro’ and two dogs - a Kelpie Cross called 'Evie' and 'Ziggy' the Border Collie.  She enjoys training all types of dogs, volunteering at dog shelters, traveling when she can and spending time at the beach. 

 

 


  
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