Meet the Team

Lathlain Vets - Dr Emma Lane - Vet Manager

Dr Emma Lane – Vet Manager

Emma is one of our permanent part time vets who works between the Lathlain and Vic Park Clinics. She graduated from Murdoch Uni in 1999 and her first job as a new graduate was at Lathlain Vet Clinic. Although Emma has left Perth a number of times, she always ends up back with us. In her time off from work she is busy wrangling her 3 boys. Being a vet, of course her household also contains fur babies; Gus the Maltese Shih Tsu pug cross, and her 2 rescue cats Cheezel and Loki.

Lathlain Vets - Dr Becky Townsend - Vet

Dr Becky Townsend – Vet

Becky graduated from Murdoch University in 2014, and after working in Perth for 2 years decided to satisfy her passion for travel by locuming in the UK, before joining our Victoria Park and Lathlain Clinics as a locum in October 2017. She enjoyed working with Pets and Vets so much that she took on a permanent position at Lathlain Clinic permanently from July 2018. Becky has a long background in the veterinary industry as a Nurse and Medical Scientist in Clinical Diagnostic Pathology before she became a Veterinary Surgeon. As a Vet she holds special interests in soft tissue surgery, dermatology and anaesthesia. She shares her home with a very hairy loveable senior Golden Retriever named Logan, and outside of work hours enjoys spending time at the beach and river with him, as well as swing dancing, camping and travelling

Lathlain Vets - Dr Suna Winterburn - Vet

Dr Suna Winterburn – Vet

Suna is a very experienced vet and has been with Pets and Vets in some form for over 20 years. Suna consults Tues, Weds, Thurs and every second Fri afternoon and some Saturdays. She has 3 sons and 2 rescue dogs and likes spending time at the beach, bushwalking and watching her boys play cricket. She enjoyed volunteering in Thailand to spey and neuter their street dogs. Her special interest is complex medical cases.

Lathlain Vets - Dr Rachel - Vet

Dr Rachel – Vet

Rachel graduated from Murdoch University in 2020. From a young age, she has had a passion for the health and wellbeing of animals and in January of 2021, began a full-time position at Lathlain. Currently, her special interest lies in small animal medicine.

At home, she has 2 dogs, Pippa and Kiera and a cat named Gracie. Outside of her veterinary career, she enjoys spending time with her dogs at the beach and teaching calisthenics.

Lathlain Vet - Meet The Team - Dr Erica Dudley

Dr Erica Dudley – Vet

Erica graduated from The University of Melbourne in 2001 and enjoyed working in a mixed animal practice, in country Victoria, prior to moving to the UK to work as a small animal practitioner. Erica moved to Perth and joined the Vic Park Vet team in 2009. Erica enjoys all aspects of veterinary work and has a special interest in small animal medicine.

Her home is shared with a menagerie of pets and kids and notably the wonderful ‘Harry High pants’, a cat who was once dumped at the clinic as a stray.

Lathlain Vets - Kelly - Vet Nurse

Kelly – Head Vet Nurse

Kelly has had a passion for animals from a young age and started her Cert IV in Veterinary nursing at the beginning of 2017 which led her to our Victoria Park Clinic where she completed work experience for the year. In February 2018 a vacancy came up at Lathlain Vet Clinic were Kelly now works fulltime. She has a dog called Banx a horse called Lewis and 2 cats Jet and Mishka.

Lathlain Vets - Toni - Vet Nurse

Toni – Vet Nurse

Toni is a part time nurse who is at Lathlain Vet Clinic on Wednesday’s, Friday’s and Saturday’s. Toni has been a part of our veterinary family for many years and we have watched her become a mother of two gorgeous children.
Although her kids keep her busy, she of course has a beautiful fur family; Sky a 6 year old greyhound whose favourite pastime is sleeping on the couch, and Leah a 16 year old cat who is a high spirited ball of fluff!!

Lathlain Vets - Sarah - Vet Nurse

Sarah – Vet Nurse

Since a very young age, Sarah has had a passion for animals.

Growing up she has had many pets, all being different shapes and sizes and all very much loved!

She has loved the opportunity of living out her childhood dream of becoming a veterinary nurse working at Lockyer Avenue Vet Hospital for many years before joining Lathlain Vet Clinic in 2018.

If Sarah’s not at work, you can usually find he down at the beach as it is another one other favourite passions including walking, swimming, surfing, snorkeling and camping.

Lathlain Vets - Mel - Vet Nurse

Mel – Vet Nurse

Mel started her dream job journey in 2019 by completing a Certificate II in Animal Studies, then going on to complete a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.

Mel has always adored all animals and has her own crazy Kelpie called Bear. Mel enjoys all aspects of vet nursing including surgery and meeting new people!

Lathlain Vets - Bec - Vet Nurse

Bec – Vet Nurse

Bec started her cert IV in veterinary nursing at the beginning of 2020 and have since fallen in love with vet nursing.

She has a crazy little Frenchie called Kenny who loves to get in all sorts of trouble.

You’ll find Bec working between the Vic Park & Lathlain clinics and she’s always be up for a furry cuddle.

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Mon - Fri: 8am - 6pm
Saturday: 9am - 3pm
Sunday: closed

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