Our Team

We’ve assembled an expert veterinary team of professional, pet-loving people. From our veterinarians to our veterinary nurses and assistants, every team member comes with unique skills and experience, all who share a passion for compassionate pet care.  

Our Veterinarians

Dr James Everett

Lead Veterinarian

Dr James Everett is a Senior Veterinarian and has been at Seaford and Carrum Downs Veterinary clinics since 2003. His interests include small animal medicine and ultrasound imaging. James is a graduate of Melbourne University Veterinary School and has been a Veterinary Surgeon for over 25 years, spending 6 of those years working in the UK. James grew up on the Mornington Peninsula and loves hiking, travelling, sailing and spending quality time with his two children.

Dr Michelle Eads

Veterinarian

Michelle graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1995 and has worked at Seaford Veterinary Hospital since 2004.  Michelle really enjoys all aspects of being a general practitioner and strives to provide clients with the highest standard of compassionate care. 

Dr Tania McGuire

Veterinarian

Dr Tania McGuire graduated from the University of Melbourne with an honour degree in 1993, and brings to the clinic a wealth of experience in emergency and critical care, having worked mostly in referral practice since graduation. Tania is a local,living with 3 children, 3 cats, 2 fish and a very friendly Great Dane, all of which (apart from all the children) have been rescued. Interests outside being a vet includes long distance running, gardening and spending time with love ones.

Our Nurses

Sandra

Practice Manager

Sandra works full-time at the Seaford Hospital and has been a qualified nurse for over 30 years. She has worked as a large animal nurse and a small animal nurse. Sandra thrives in providing excellent customer care and helping clients with their pet’s nutritional management. Whether it be maintenance diets, senior pet health or weight loss diets, Sandra is great at working out what will best suit you and your pets’ needs! Sandra has a few cats and a crazy galah Rex.

Teagan

Veterinary Nurse

Teagan has been working at both Seaford and Carrum Downs Clinics since 2013. She has a Red Heeler dog, ‘Butch’ and a Tortoiseshell cat, ‘Cleo’. Teagan enjoys assisting with surgeries in the clinic and giving all of the patients cuddles. Her interests include travelling and working/volunteering with animals overseas.

Kelly

Veterinary Nurse

Kelly works part time at our Carrum Downs Veterinary Hospital, Kelly has been a nurse for over 17 years. Kelly is experienced in small and large animals. Kelly has two beautiful children Ella and Sam plus her furry family Smartie (Cat) and Hoosa a red heeler.Kelly’s favourite animals are british bull dogs and british shorthair cats. Kelly enjoys being a surgical nurse and enjoys spending time with her family.

Helen

Veterinary Nurse

Helen works part time at our Seaford hospital and has been with the clinic for over 10 years. She is our accounts manager and veterinary nurse all at the same time. Helen has two very active German Shepherd with special needs and a few senior cats. Helen enjoys cooking and walking on the beach in Mornington.

Tiarra

Veterinary Nurse

Tiarra started her vet nursing career in 2015 and has been with our Seaford team since the start of 2020. Tiarra has a strong passion for all animals and thoroughly enjoys foster caring and the surgical aspects of her job. Over the years Tiarra has worked as a locum nurse for various clinics in Victoria which has helped her expand her knowledge and patient care tremendously. She has fostered and rehomed countless cats and kittens and has rescued 2 cats and a dog of her own. Having rescued a dog with behavioural issues, Tiarra has a particular soft spot for our more difficult or scared patients as well as our seniors.

Stephanie

Veterinary Nurse

Steph joined our team at Carrum Downs and Seaford Vet Hospital’s in March 2022. She loves meeting new clients and patients, but also loves catching up with the regulars that come in. Steph has a Blue Heeler named Ollie; they love to go on lots of adventures together, such as hiking, day trips, camping and more. Steph has dove into training Ollie herself and is super proud of the dog he is today. She is passionate about providing information to clients about keeping their pets nice and healthy; this includes diets, training and stimulation tricks to use at home. You will always see Steph out the front with a big smile on her face to greet you through the door. Steph has a plan to continue her studies as a veterinary nurse, but would love to go down the path of animal rehabilitation, myotherapy and acupuncture.

Jacqui

Veterinary Nurse

Bio coming soon…

Di

Veterinary Nurse

Bio coming soon…

Brianna

Veterinary Nurse
Brianna is a trainee vet nurse, who works part-time between both of our clinics, Seaford and Carrum Downs. She has 3 dogs, Molly, George, Yasmine and a cat named Pat and a lizard named Timothee. Brianna is working towards a career in Animal behaviour which does training focussed on positive reinforcement and force-free behaviour modification.