About Us

Who we are

When people come to see us at any time of the day or night, they are often entering the Adelaide Animal Emergency and Referral Centre with their best friend who is very sick or injured.  We understand that this can be a distressing time and that pet owners are seeking relief, hope and a solution to their best mates’ problems.  We are here for them.  We are here for you.

We are a group of people, passionate about animals, working for a proudly Australian owned company, where the drive to work every day comes from a calling. A calling to help those who can’t help themselves, the magnificent animals of our wonderful planet earth.

“If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans”

– James Herriot

male vet holding cat with female

Our Staff

Dr Matthew Woodruff Registrar Small Animal Medicine

Dr Matthew Woodruff

Registrar Small Animal Medicine

Dr John Punke Specialist Small Animal Surgeon

Dr John Punke

Specialist Small Animal Surgeon

Dr Jeff Clyne Emergency Veterinarian

Dr Jeff Clyne

Senior Emergency & Critical Care Veterinarian

Dr Kirsten Hailstone veterinary dentist

Dr Kirsten Hailstone

Registrar Veterinary Dentistry

Dr Nick Pretorius vet

Dr Nick Pretorius

Resident Small Animal Surgery

Dr Richard Woolley

Specialist in Veterinary Cardiology

Our Emergency Vet Team

Dr. Jeff Clyne
Dr. Casey Jacobs
Dr. Jo Elliot
Dr. Felicity McGovern
Dr. Mario Morgos
Dr. Nicole Burke
Dr. Helen Palm
Dr. Erik Geiss
Dr. Brook Saloma
Dr. Alisha Richardson
Dr. Alice Robinson
Dr. Tina Niap
Dr Edwina Low

Our Emergency Nursing Team

Fiona
Angela
Charlotte
Jaqueline
Joanne
Kellie
Lee-Anne
Sarah
Gillian
Renate
Francia
Ursula
Vikki

Our Surgical Nursing Team

Rhonda
Michelle
Leanne
Lauren
Brook
Zinta
Natalie
Loren
Mariana

Our Dentistry Intern

Dr. David Porublev

Our Dentistry Nurse

Mandi

Our Medicine Nurse

Stefan

Our Receptionists

Amanda
Jodi
Leah
Kat
Maddie
Leanda

Our Admin Team

Sophie
Elisha
Liz

Our Hospital Support Team

Teresa
Denisse
Annie
Sarah A

Our Radiographers

Jess Allan
Justine Branson

Find out more about how we can help you