Vet Nurses & Support Staff Riverport

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Riverport Veterinary Hospital
1 Avoca Street
SA 5214

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08 8555 5690

Victor Central Veterinary Clinic
35 Crozier Road
Victor Harbor
SA 5211

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08 7522 4300
  • Megan Jeffree
    Practice Manager


    Megan grew up in Pinnaroo and moved to Goolwa when she was 9. She joined the team in early 2012 and started her career in veterinary nursing. She has since moved away from her nursing and has taken on the position of practice manager. Megan is enjoying focusing her time and attention on supporting such a skilled, highly educated and dedicated team.

    Megan and her partner are looking forward to being a foster family for GAP (Greyhound Adoption Program).

  • Katie Wiese
    Veterinary Nurse

    Katie started with us in 2014. She is a born and bred Victor Harbor girl. Before starting her veterinary nurse traineeship Katie worked in real estate, this has given her all the amazing administration and customer service skills she now has.  She enjoys assisting in surgery and loves nursing our hospitalised patients.

    Katie and her husband also welcomed a baby girl into the world in 2017.

    Katie has two black Labradors, Trevor and Vespa.

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  • Peta McAlpine

    Peta was born in Adelaide and worked as a medical imaging typist/receptionist before moving to the Fleurieu and joining our team in 2013.  Peta enjoys snowboarding and cycling and has ridden in many large charity events.  An all-round healthy outdoor girl, Peta is an invaluable member of our team. 

    Peta has 2 Border Collies named Dusty and Chelsea who keep her extremely busy and fit.

    Peta McAlpine
  • Dani Reimann
    Veterinary Nurse / Puppy Preschool Educator

    Dani is a local girl who has been with us since 2008. She began her veterinary nursing studies when she left school and has never looked back! Dani runs our Puppy Preschool classes and also enjoys the surgical nursing side of the job. Dani spends her spare time travelling and fossicking for gemstones with her partner.

    She has 2 cats named Bowie and Major Tom, a Boston Terrier named Wendy, Koolie X Cavalier named Martha and an Australian Bull Dog called Sadie.

    All her pets enjoy going to work with Dani and getting lots of attention from all the staff!

  • Vikki Benwell
    Veterinary Nurse / Puppy Preschool Educator

    Vikki came to us fully qualified in 2015, having being a vet nurse for over 15 years.  She has worked in busy clinics in the past and loves surgical nursing and attending to hospitalised patients.

    Vikki lives on a property in beautiful, rural Yankalilla. She has three horses - Kersace, Cassie and Angel and loves riding. Vikki enjoys photography and has a keen eye for animal and scenic shots. She enters her work in shows in the local community.

    Vikki rescued two chooks from the RSPCA named Lucky and Frizzle.

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  • Louise McEwen
    Veterinary Nurse

    Louise has spent a lot of time working and traveling around Australia before she ended up in Goolwa in 2008. She is a fully qualified nurse with lots of experience, having worked in clinics in Adelaide and Coffs Harbour to name a couple. Louise has a special interest in dog behaviour and surgery. She loves caring for animals and making their stay as comfortable as possible.

    Louise is currently working with us part time after the birth of her beautiful twin babies.

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  • Helen Walker

    Helen has been the head receptionist at Riverport since 2008.  She has a special interest in OH&S and loves working with people and animals. Helen participates in indoor bowling and darts. She also enjoys spending time with her family which includes 2 lovely children.  She can often be seen reading the latest novel and has an interest in travelling. Her favourite places she has visited include Spain and the USA.

    Helen has 2 dogs, 2 cats, 2 frogs, 2 chickens, 2 children and 1 husband


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  • Keziah Lindschau
    Trainee Veterinary Nurse

    Kez started working for us in 2015 as a Trainee Veterinary Nurse. She has completed Certificate I in Animal Studies and is currently completing her Cert IV in Veterinary Nursing. 

    Kez has a property on Hindmarsh Island and lives there with her husband and three young daughters. 

    Kez has a Maltese x Shih Tzu named Bentley and a German Shepherd named Diesel.

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  • Amelia Trowse
    Trainee Veterinary Nurse

    Milly started working for us in 2013 as one of our amazing kennel hands. She finished Year 12 in 2015 and has begun her training and career in veterinary nursing. She is very eagerly completing her studies and is loving being a part of the clinic on a full time basis. Milly’s passion is to further her studies in animal behaviour and animal nutrition.

    Milly is an animal lover and has a Maltese x Shih Tsu called Lilly and Schnoodle called Jordy, two overly cuddly young cats – Reed and Diego and a cheeky cockatiel called Gus.

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  • Stephanie Blackwell
    Trainee Veterinary Nurse

    Steph joined the team in 2016 after graduating from school in 2015.

    She has lived on a farm locally her whole life and loved animals ever since she can remember. Steph started studying to become a veterinary nurse in 2017 and is keen to learn!

    Steph enjoys spending time outside with her 2 horses Ace and Bess, her kelpie Archie. She also enjoys relaxing with her three cats – Drew, Kitty and Barney.

  • Rhianna Turnock
    Trainee Veterinary Nurse

    Rhi joined the team in 2017 after doing work placement with us and realising that vet nursing was the career for her and has started her training for her Cert IV in Veterinary Nursing!

    Rhi grew up in Golden Grove, but spent most weekends down here at the beach surfing. She has always loved animals which encouraged her to explore this new career pathway.

    Rhi lives locally with her fiancé and their handsome English Staffy called Barry.

  • Lisa Drew

    Lisa joined our team in 2016 as one of our friendly receptionists that greet you at the front desk.

    Lisa grew up locally. She has had animals all her life and would be lost without them. She loves all the extra animal cuddles she gets at work!

    Lisa lives with her fiancé and her their 3 children – Riley, Ruby and Hudson. She also has 3 dogs – Bella, Lilly and Jet, 2 cats – Narla and Fanta as well as two guinea pigs.

  • Daisy Blencowe
    Kennel Hand

    Daisy joined our team in February 2017 as one of our valued kennel hands. She grew up in England for 5 years before moving to Australia. Growing up with animals, Daisy knew that one day she would love to work with them every day.

    In her spare time Daisy likes to ride and compete with her horse, Fin, as well as surfing and spending time at the beach.

    Daisy has 2 dogs, 2 cats, 3 horses, 1 pony, 2 alpacas, 2 goats and 2 sheep. 

  • Lakisha Elix
    Kennel Hand

    Lakisha starting working with us in May 2017. She has had a passion for working with animals and would love to study to become a veterinary nurse after she graduates high school.

    Lakisha grew up in Mount Gambier before coming down to the south coast.

    In her spare time, Lakisha enjoys spending time with friends, making tie dyes and taking her cat, Theodore, for walks.