Meet our vets, vet nurses and support staff
Our team of veterinarians and nurses are committed to providing the highest level of care to all the animals we see throughout each and every day. We are friendly and compassionate and pride ourselves on providing excellence in all aspects of our jobs. A diversity of professional backgrounds has enabled the development of a robust, progressive and dynamic team.
He has a keen interest in small animal surgery, in particular orthopaedics. completing post-graduate courses in advanced knee reconstruction in 2014 and 2019 and performing over 50 successful TTA surgeries in our clinic. Anthony has undertaken advanced continuing education in equine medicine through the UK’s University of Liverpool, plus extensive equine dentistry training.
Anthony is an honorary vet at the Berry Show and works as a vet at the Sydney Royal Easter Show each year. He lives on the family farm on the outskirts of Berry with his dogs, Pride; a Ridgeback and Margot; a Doberman, and his ginger cat, Ninja.
He enjoys working with a variety of animals, in particular small animals and dairy cattle. He lives with his family on a local dairy farm, and in 2017-2018 completed the Dairy Australia Countdown training to further his skills in milk quality and farm management. He has pursued continuing education through the University of Melbourne in small animal dentistry, is completing an animal behaviour course, and will soon be commencing a Masters of Small Animal Medicine.
Bryden is a devout family man, if he isn’t at work, he is with his wife Sarah, daughters Mckenna and Lacey and their pets – Rhodesian Ridgeback, Nyota, Fair Dinkum Vegemite and Crikey Dingo Marmalade the two shed cats, as well as a collection of rabbits;, Buttermilk, Flopsy, Mopsy, Cottontails and Peter.
Following graduation, Jess worked at her local vet clinic in South Australia, moving to the Shoalhaven in 2017 and starting work at Berry Vet Clinic. Jess loves the variety of mixed practice but her particular interests include equine reproduction and medicine; companion animal imaging and endocrinology; and working with small ruminants.
Outside of work, Jess spends her time riding her horses, Dakota and Lacey, in polocrosse and on trails, playing AFL and exploring the local area/beaches with her fiancé Leslie and kelpie X Chase.
Sam enjoys the challenge and variety of work in mixed practice. No day is ever the same, which is all part of the appeal. She has an interest in rehabilitation, whether that be helping an animal athlete perform at their peak, aiding in the recovery from surgery or ensuring that elderly animals maintain their mobility.
Sam shares her home with her husband and kids, plus dogs, horses, budgies, chickens, geese and fish. When not at work, she enjoys riding the horses and spending time with her family in the bush or beach.
Sarah graduated from the University of Adelaide in 2015. After completing university, she moved to Whittlesea in Victoria to start her career in mixed practice, then joined us at Berry Vet Clinic in early 2018. Sarah enjoys the variety of mixed practice, particularly assisting small holder/hobby farmers with small ruminant health/management, emergency medicine, and getting outdoors.
Outside of work, Sarah enjoys preparing for and participating in Triathlons, exploring the local beaches, and skyping her miniature Schnauzer, Rufus, who resides in Adelaide. She is currently in the market for a Bordoodle (Border Collie x Poodle) to add to her family.
Matthew enjoys all facets of veterinary practice, taking a special interest in orthopaedic surgery, reproduction, large animal surgery and greyhound medicine.
After graduation, she moved to Australia, working in a mixed animal practice in Cootamundra, NSW. Michelle enjoys all aspects of mixed animal veterinary medicine but has a special interest in herd health and large and small animal surgery. She joined Berry Veterinary Clinic in July 2018.
Her interests outside of work include softball, watching a variety of sporting events (including the Ohio State University Buckeye college football team), playing sport, running, spending time outdoors, and hanging out with her old man one-eyed cat, Mack.
Trish grew up on a dairy farm in Kyabram, Victoria but is our Gerringong local. She has a soft spot for working dogs
Kahlia is from Woodhill Mountain, and has lived in the Berry area her whole life. She is particularly interested in wildlife rehabilitation and teaches Puppy Pre-school.
Braidy is currently living in Ulladulla but grew up in Sydney. She completed her certificate IV in veterinary nursing in 2017.
Corinne is from Shellharbour and is studying her certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing, as well as working with Berry Vet Clinic. She has a passion for pet grooming.
Amy holds a certificate IV in Vet nursing and has earned her accreditation as a registered vet nurse. She has a special interest in animal behaviour and surgical nursing.
Erin has been Vet Nursing for over six years and loves every minute of it. Some of her favourite patients are physical therapy animals and varied species of wildlife.
Angela moved to the area in 2003 and has been a long term supporter of the clinic, in 2018 she joined the Berry Veterinary Clinic team as an employee to help with the business/management of the practice.