Veterinarians

  • Louise Nicholls
    BVSc(Hons), MACVSc

    Lou graduated from Sydney University in 2000 and started working on the NSW-Victoria border near the Snowy Mountains. She moved to Bowral in the Southern Highlands for 6 years, interspersed with a 1yr internship in small animal surgery in Sydney and 18mths of travelling and locum work in the UK. Still restless, Lou completed more locum work around Australia before moving to our sister practice Kippax Veterinary Hospital where she has worked since July 2009. In January 2014, Lou transferred to us here at Queanbeyan Vet Hospital and is now a partner in Queanbeyan Vet Hospital and Jerrabomberra Vet Hospital. Lou lives with her husband Greg and their 3yr old retriever Ernie, who is a qualified Pets as Therapy dog for Delta. When not working, Lou can be found relaxing with friends and family, visiting Greg’s farm in western NSW, or training for triathlons.

  • Dr
    Alison Taylor

    Dr. Alison is one of the partners here at Queanbeyan Veterinary Hospital. She began her career in mixed animal practice in Gerringong before moving to England. She worked there in small animal practice for four years and also managed to see some of the world during this time. After another short stint at the coast, she moved to Canberra in 2004. Since this time she has done further study in radiography, ultrasonography, and management of radioactive substances allowing the use of radioactive iodine to treat cats with hyperthyroidism.

    Alison has two boys (Jack and Hugh) to keep her busy when not at work. Her main interests outside of work and family are sport, cooking and traveling.

  • Jenny Edwards
    BVSc.

    Originally from north Queensland, Jenny graduated from James Cook University in 2011. She worked in mixed practice for 12 months in QLD, followed by a short working holiday in Tasmania, before moving to join us at Queanbeyan in 2013. After 2 years here, she left for the UK, where she enjoyed working in a small animal practice by the sea in Sussex. Jenny returned to Queanbeyan Vet Hospital in April 2016 and (aside from cute puppy vaccinations) has an interest in imaging and internal medicine.

  • Udita Saxena
    BVSc

    Udita Graduated from James Cook University in 2019. Originally from Canberra, she is looking forward to returning to the region to do all things small animal, with a special interest in small animal medicine.In her spare time Udita enjoys reading, board games nights and spending time with her friends and family.

  • Charlotte Davies

    Charlotte graduated from Massey University in New Zealand in 2021. She loves working with all animals, but especially loves those of feline variety. After growing up in New Zealand, she has jumped the ditch to Canberra, and is loving all the beautiful wildlife here and adjusting (slowly) to spiders and snakes. Outside of work, she enjoys getting outdoors, spending money on coffee, seeing her friends, and hanging out with her cat Tuna.

  • Suzanne Polak

    Suzanne  is a veterinarian who thrives at helping pets have better lives by treating the whole animal from nose to tail.  Suzanne believes that our pets deserve to have a happy, healthy life and likes to inspire and educate owners on how they can make that happen every day. 
    Suzanne has worked with many types of animals, mostly horses and farm animals, companion animals, and even the occasional giraffe.  Suzanne has followed up her vet degree with post-graduate studies in biomechanical medicine and a special interest in complementary therapies such as chiropractic, osteopathy and acupuncture. Currently, she is working towards expanding her companion animal medicine and biomechanical medicine.

     

    Suzanne holds a Bachelor of Veterinary Science from Sydney University in 2008, a Bachelor of Applied Science (Equine Studies) from Charles Sturt University, and a Graduate Diploma in Animal Biomechanical Medicine from Box Hill Institute.
    When she is not being a veterinarian, Suzanne can be found working on the farm with her partner. They breed and train working kelpies and collies, Angus cattle and Quarter horses.

  • Lilli Wilhelm BAnVetBioSci DVM

    Lilli graduated from Sydney University in 2023 and is excited to begin her career at Queanbeyan Veterinary Hospital. She has a broad interest in general practice small animal medicine and surgery. Outside of work, Lilli enjoys spending time reading, walking, hiking, skiing, spending time with family and her ginger cat named George.

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