Sam attained his veterinary degree from Murdoch University and is completing an internship at Animal Emergency Care. Sam once spent a year volunteering for a community project in Nicaragua, he loves working with animals and he is the proud owner of a dog called Ellie. Sam enjoys his role as one of AEC’s talented community events representatives. Sam once completed a rubix cube, and he has an inner desire to become famous…he’s just not sure how yet.
Born and raised in urban Singapore, Tezella grew up with 3 dogs, a dozen hamsters, 2 tortoises, a rescue rabbit, and several fish. However, it has always been a dream of hers to be a vet volunteer at animal shelters and participate in wildlife and conservation programs. She took her first step in fulfilling that dream when she graduated from Murdoch University as a veterinarian. From there, Tez broadened her experience working in an exotics and small animal general practice in Singapore before joining AEC this year. She devotes herself wholeheartedly to all her patients and is committed to providing great veterinary care. In her free time, Tez volunteers at animal shelters in Singapore and Thailand. Outside work, you will find her and Belly, her miniature Schnauzer, taking a stroll in a park, running along the coasts of various dog beaches, or going on road trips and tours with her family.
Michelle originates from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, where she obtained a qualification in veterinary medicine in 2009. She then graduated from Murdoch University with a Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Medicine and Surgery in 2012. Michelle joined AEC as a new graduate and has been here ever since. Her passion for emergency practice led her to being admitted as a Member of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists by examination in Emergency and Critical Care in 2017. Michelle is a black belt in Taekwondo, attaining the title of WA State Champion in Poomsae in 2015. She is also the owner of Fentanyl Patch, a rescue cat who thinks she is a Labrador as she is partial to eating things she shouldn’t.
Elodie has completed her residency at Murdoch University and is preparing to sit her specialist board exams in small animal emergency and critical care in 2018. During her residency, Elodie also completed a Graduate Diploma in Education and Master of Veterinary Clinical Studies. She is currently writing her research master thesis amongst clinical work. Elodie’s main clinical interests are cardiorespiratory emergencies and treating critically ill dogs and cats. In her spare time, Elodie enjoys Pilates, going to the beach and spending time with her fiancé and fur kids Elly and Stollie.
Louise hails from The Cotswolds in the UK and came to Australia in 1999 where she completed her Veterinary Science degree at University of Queensland. She started working in emergency practice at Murdoch in 2007, where she attained her membership in Emergency & Critical Care. Louise joined Perth Veterinary Specialist’s emergency care team as head vet in 2014 and aided in the establishment of Animal Emergency Care as an emergency and referral veterinary hospital. Louise enjoys spending time with her rescue fur-babies, and she is pursuing her environmental and recycling passion by implementing a rain-water harvesting system as part of her home renovations.
Gabriella received her Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Bologna in Italy and has since gained registration in Australia. She has worked as a veterinarian in small animal practice in Italy for 3 years before moving to Australia at the end of 2012. Gabriella worked in Sydney until the end of 2013, when she travelled to WA to join Perth Veterinary Specialist’s Veterinary Imaging Centre before joining the Animal Emergency Care team initially as a veterinary nurse and we are now pleased to have her as part of our vet team.