Dr Tracy Kloos BVSc (hons) MVS
Tracy grew up on the land but has chosen to focus on companion animals in her veterinary career. Tracy graduated with honours from Sydney University and went on the complete a masters in veterinary science. Tracy's special interests include cardiology and endocrine disease such as diabetes, thyroid and adrenal gland problems. Through Tracy's efforts we now have very comprehensive cardiac diagnostic and treatment protocols that include ECG and cardiac ultrasound. Tracy has completed additional ultrasonography training through the Centre for Veterinary Education at Sydney University as well as recently additional study in pain management.
The Kloos family includes Boss the schnauzer, Ruby the Beagle, Squiggles and Rio, the cats. In her spare time you will find Tracy running around after kids sport or mountain bike riding. .
Dr Cathy O'Neill BA BVSc Dip Ed
After a detour training as a high school teacher Cathy graduated in Veterinary Science from the University of Sydney. Skilled in both medicine and surgery, in recent years Cathy has completed additional study in soft tissue surgery, management of orthopaedic cases, cat medicine, animal behaviour, animal nutrition and opthalmology as part of ongoing professional development. Cathy's focus has always been on companion animal however she also enjoys pocket pets: mice, rats, ferrets, rabbits guinea pigs. It is also rewarding working with Australian native animals helping the Native Animal Trust Fund with flying fox rescue, kangaroos and possums with broken legs and what ever else needs care. Two adult sons, four cats and one husband along with occassional attempts at exercising, keep Cathy busy at home.
Dr Tahli Foster BSc DVM
Tahli grew up in country Victoria where her love of animals began. Tahli graduated from the University of Melbourne, firstly completing a Bachelor of Science and then a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, finishing in 2014. After graduation Tahli worked for 2 years in mixed practice in country Victoria. She then worked for 2 years in a busy 24-hour emergency centre in Melbourne. Tahli has recently moved to Newcastle and is appreciating the joys of small animal general practice. Tahli enjoys the challenge of diagnosing and treating complex medical conditions and soft tissue surgery.
Albie, the ginger ninja, has also made the move to Newcastle.
Outside of work Tahli likes to keep fit, bake and during the winter season go whale watching.