It goes without saying that we love animals, but we really do take pride in giving the best possible care and attention to you and your pet!
We've trained hard to be the best in our fields, and we continue to maintain and expand our knowledge and skills at every opportunity. We also strongly believe in mentoring those new to their field, via traineeships and work experience.
Dr Jillian graduated from the University of Sydney in 2011. She worked in mixed practice with all creatures great and small for many years before joining the team at Oxley Highway Vets in 2019.
Dr Jillian is passionate about providing a high standard of veterinary care to our regional area. Jillian enjoys all aspects of small animal practice and has a strong interest in medicine, dentistry, and anaesthesia.
Jillian enjoys the coastal lifestyle that Port Macquarie has to offer. When not at work, she is kept busy by her active dog, Sasha, playing netball, gardening, and exploring our many beautiful beaches.
Kate is our Receptionist and Practice Manager and joined the team in 2019. Kate spent nine years managing businesses in both the hospitality and education industries in Cairns and Sydney before moving to Port Macquarie.
Kate holds a Diploma of Business Administration and has a passion for providing exceptional service to all of our clients. Her favourite part of the day is handing out pats and cuddles to all of our furry visitors!
Kate is kept busy with her young family which includes a very stubborn and cheeky Eclectus Parrot!
Tammy is our Lead Vet Nurse here at Oxley Highway Vets and has been nursing for 13 years, also spending time in Emergency Animal Centres in Canberra. She has worked at Oxley Highway Vets since 2013 and runs our well-oiled nursing team.
Tammy spends her spare time with her beautiful family including her son, William, her Tonkinese cat, Lulu and her rescue cat, Odin. Tammy has also been a carer with Port Macquarie Animal Welfare and is our biggest advocate for the RSPCA, leading their annual cupcake fundraiser here at the clinic.
When she isn’t busy chasing William around, Tammy enjoys scuba diving, baking and going to the gym.
Meet Mikayla. Mikayla is one of our wonderful Vet Nurses who joined our team in February 2020. Her interests within the clinic are surgical nursing and dental procedures.
Mikayla’s vision is to one day be a Veterinarian and plans on studying Vet Science in the next few years.
In Mikayla’s spare time she loves to hang out with her German Shepherd, Lily, and ride her thoroughbred horse, Remi. Her other interests include 4WDriving, camping, netball and making horse halters and earrings.
Natalie joined the Oxley Highway Vets team in September 2017 and is a Certified Level IV Veterinary Nurse. Natalie’s interests in the clinic are radiography, assisting in dental procedures and nursing sick hospital patients.
When she is not at work she can be found in the ocean where she feels most at home. Swimming, snorkelling, canoeing, kayaking and paddle boarding are just a few of the things Natalie loves to do. She enjoys spending time amongst marine life and when on land can’t get enough of dogs!
Her other interests include her tropical fish tank, golf, Mexican food, watching action films and exploring North America.
Kylie is one of our Qualified Nurses who joined the team in February 2020. Kylie is a wonderful addition to our team who brings 8 years of nursing experience with her. Her interests in clinic are surgical nursing and pathology, and Kylie is currently doing further studies on exotic animals and wildlife.
When she is at home Kylie can be found hanging out with her 4 dogs, 2 cats, 2 ponies, 2 horses and chickens. She also enjoys gardening in her spare time and horse riding.
If she seems like a familiar face to you, you may have seen Kylie at the local Koala Hospital where she loves to nurse our precious Koalas back to health before they are released back into the wild.
Ebony is one of our Qualified Vet Nurses here at Oxley Highway who graduated in 2017. Ebony’s favourite aspect of clinic life is nursing sick hospital patients and handing out plenty of cuddles. She also loves all animals from the reptile world!
When Ebony is not at work or looking after her gorgeous young son, she can be found at the dog beach with her Kelpie X, Missy, or giving her Pigmy Bearded Dragon, Khaleesi, lots of back scratches.
Ebony’s other interests include horse riding, dining out, cocktail-making, fishing and doing the coastal walk.