We pride ourselves on providing the best veterinary care and services for your pets.
Monday 8.00am - 5.30pm
Tuesday 8.00am - 5.30pm
Wednesday 8.00am - 5.30pm
Thursday 8.00am - 5.30pm
Friday 8.00am - 5.30pm
Saturday 8.00am - 1.00pm
At Yeppoon Vet Surgery, we aim to provide a comprehensive, professional and compassionate veterinary service. Dr Fiona and her highly experienced team recognise the significance of your pets and the place they hold in your family. Our Veterinarians and Veterinary Nurses have special interest and expertise in dentistry, surgeries, animal behaviour, nutrition and more. Our animal health care team will offer education, advice and care to ensure your pet has the longest, happiest and healthiest life possible.
Find out more about us by booking a hospital tour or bring your pet to meet our team at anytime.
Fiona studied Veterinary Science at University of Queensland, graduating in 1995. She moved to Yeppoon in 2007 with her family, and has been at Yeppoon Vet Surgery since 2009.
Outside of work, Fiona enjoys horse-riding, and is kept busy with her family and their property. Her menagerie consists of 2 dogs, 2 cats, horses, goats and chickens.
Marine joined us in 2018 as a Veterinarian. Prior to joining us, she worked in Cowra for about a year, after graduating from James Cook University.
Marine has 2 dogs called Henry and Winston
Lizzie joined us in mid 2019 as a Vet. Lizzie graduated from James Cook University, but is a Yeppoon local. Lizzie is happy to see all sorts of animals including birds, lizards etc.
Lizzie is the proud owner of 4 guinea pigs and a dog. She enjoys being outdoors and riding horses during her spare time.
Richard completed his Bachelor of Veterinary Science degree at University of Queensland, graduating in 1980.
Richard and his family moved to Yeppoon and purchased Yeppoon Vet Surgery (previously on Arthur Street) in March 2000. He built up the business from a one-vet, two-nurse practice, into the well-known and respected, busy clinic it is today. Richard moved the surgery to the larger premises on Industrial Avenue in 2005.
Richard sold Yeppoon Vet Surgery to National Vet Care in August 2015, but remains on as a part time Vet.
In his own time, Richard enjoys watching NRL and working around his property. Richard’s animals include two horses, two cats and a dog.
Jo moved to Yeppoon in 1992, and completed High School here. She worked for Yeppoon Vet Surgery for about 2 years during 1998-2000. Jo re-joined the Yeppoon Vet team in 2013, after having a career in the automotive industry for 10 years.
Outside of work, Jo enjoys reading and netball, and spending time with family and friends. Jo has an eclectus parrot called Oli and a dog called Manny.
Emma started Nursing in 2010, and has been at Yeppoon Vet Surgery since August 2012. Emma moved to Yeppoon in 2002, and completed High School locally.
Outside of work, Emma spends her time horse-riding with her horse, Leo, and working on her property with her husband. She has 2 dogs and a cat, as well as her horse.
Nicole started as a school based trainee veterinary nurse with Yeppoon Vet Surgery in 2011. She completed her traineeship, and therefore Certificate II in Animal Studies in December 2012.
Nicole grew up on her family property in Theodore, but attended school in Rockhampton. Outside of work, she enjoys going to the gym and being with friends. She has a cat called Ralph out at her family property. Nicole completed her Cert IV in Veterinary Nursing in 2019.
Simone joined Yeppoon Vet Surgery in September 2012, after managing one of the local Boarding Kennels. Simone moved to Yeppoon in 2005.
When she’s not at work, Simone likes to take her dogs and kids to the beach, and see family and friends. She has 2 dogs and a cat.
Esther has lived in Yeppoon for 10 years, and has joined our team in July 2018. Esther has been nursing for since 2013.
Esther owns a small acreage out of town towards Bungundarra and has quite a menagerie of animals, consisting of dogs, cats, horses, cattle and chickens!
Amy started her career in animal care in 2005, completing a school based traineeship (Certificate III in Companion Animal Care and Services) with Rocky Pet World. After working in other industries, Amy started volunteering at a local vet clinic where she started her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. Amy joined our team in 2016 and completed her Cert IV in Nursing with us in 2019.
In her spare time, Amy enjoys spending time with her partner, and their 2 fur children, usually at the beach or four wheel driving around our region.
Fiona joined the team our team in November 2017. She has worked in the Veterinary industry and human medical field for over twenty years. Fiona holds an advanced Diploma in Veterinary Nursing and has a special interest in critical care, animal behaviour and nutrition.
Fiona has a small hobby farm that is guarded by her loyal fur baby Hercules, with his lick you to death attack approach.
Macauley has lived in Yeppoon all of his life. After graduating high school in 2019, he was offered a place to study Veterinary Science at JCU in 2020, however he deferred the course for 12 months to work in the Vet Clinic.
He lives on a small acreage just out of town with cattle, 4 dogs, 2 cats, 3 birds, and chooks. In his spare time, he enjoys camping and playing guitar with his up and coming band in Rockhampton.
Nicacia started with us in August 2019. She has lived in Rockhampton her whole life. Her love for animals came from growing up on a property, and her Grandad used to be a vet, so she has wanted to do Vet Nursing since she was a child. She has 1 dog, and 2 cats.
Renee started with us in amongst all the COVID-19 madness in April 2020. She has been working as a Zookeeper since about 2010, working with all sorts of native animals including koalas, dingoes, birds of prey and reptiles. She has recently moved back to Rocky to be closer to her family. Renee is due to finish her Cert IV in Vet Nursing in 2020. She has a pet Bearded Dragon called Peri Peri.