Ben graduated from the University of Queensland in 2003. He started work in Mount Isa & stayed for 2 years. Following this he spent 1 year in Kingaroy, before coming to Swan Hill in 2007 to take over the practice with his brother Tim. Ben grew up in Swan Hill & is keen on all facets of mixed practice.
Tim RussellVeterinarian & Practice Owner
Tim graduated from the University of Queensland in 1999. Working in an Equine Specialist practice in South Australia for 2 years he was heavily involved in equine reproduction, lameness evaluations and orthopedic surgery. He then moved to Queensland working in a general mixed practice working mainly with large animals in particular horses and cattle. He then returned to horse reproduction working in the Hunter Valley Region of NSW until returning home to Swan Hill in 2007. Tim enjoys working in general mixed practice with a special interest in equine reproduction.
Angie MercerPractice Manager
Angie has been involved in the veterinary industry for over 20 years. She started in Queensland and has been an integral part of this clinic since 2008. Angie is a talented veterinary nurse who is also a fitness fanatic.
Dr Amy MunroVeterinarian
After graduating with a Batchelor of Veterinary Biology/Bachelor in Veterinary Science at CSU Wagga Wagga, Dr Munro moved to Cohuna, VIC to work as a mixed practitioner with a strong large animal focus. During this time, Amy developed an interest in small animal surgery while maintaining her passion for large animals. Amy is especially interested in contributing to the local agriculture industry by assisting farmers with herd husbandry and management.
Teagan LewisVeterinarian Nurse
Teagan has been working at the clinic as a veterinary nurse since 2012. In 2017, she completed her Certificate 4 in Veterinary Nursing. During this time she has been running puppy pre-school classes which are enjoyed by all. She is known for adopting all the strays, regardless of species.
Rachael HoareVeterinary Nurse
Rachael has been a part of the team since 2014, starting as a work experience student to completing a school based apprenticeship. In her spare time she plays netball and enjoys water sports. Rachael really enjoys the practical aspect of being a veterinary nurse. Rachael has completed her Certificate 4 in Veterinary Nursing.
Madison SuttonVeterinary Nurse
Madi joined the team late September 2018. She has completed her certificate 4 in Veterinary Nursing. In her spare time, Madi likes hanging out with her fur babies – 2 dogs & 1 cat.
Brittany DunstoneVeterinary Nurse
Brittany has been a part of our clinic team since October 2018. Brittany loves food & walking her dogs in her spare time.
Rhiann O’MearaVeterinary Nurse
Rhiann joined our team in February 2022. Rhiann is currently half way through her Certificate IV in Vet Nursing. In her spare time Rhiann loves horse riding and spending time with her fur babies.