Name: Kristie Neale
Qualification: BSc (Hons), BVSc (Hons)
Study Institute: Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Hons) at Queensland University 2002
Bachelor of Science (zoology & chemistry) from University of Sydney 1992
Bachelor of Science Honours at Queensland University 1993
Joined Pacific Vetcare in December 2021
Exotics (rabbits, pocket pets, reptiles, fish) and Avian medicine & surgery
Ultrasound, Behaviour, Small animal medicine & surgery
Brachycephalic Airway and Oropharyngeal Surgery
Career Highlights:- Meeting and treating so many of the incredible native fauna we have in Australia.
Most Memorable career moments:- Speying a 1.2kg pregnant chihuahua through her inguinal canal, suturing the torn throat pouch of a pelican, helping x-ray & remove a tooth from a Malaysian tapir, meeting a platypus, removing the gall bladder in a mini dashchund, becoming more confident in ultrasound & Brachycephalic Airway surgery.
Personal Hobbies:- mountain biking, road riding, hiking, camping, travelling, learning French and Spanish, cooking, ocean swimming
Number 1 on my bucket list:- Seeing Polar Bears in their natural environment
Unusual Talent: mimicking accents
Treasured Moments:- belly laughs with my work colleagues