She enjoys working with clients as much as working with their furry animal friends. She believe in effective communication, great service, best practice veterinary care, transparency and trustworthy compassionate care.
Her dream is to see Cherry Court Vet Clinic (formerly Walter Road Veterinary Clinic) grow into one of the best animal hospitals in Perth, offering the very best in veterinary care by vets and nurses who are passionate about their work.
Deanne StrommenVeterinarianDeanne graduated from Murdoch University in 1997 and since then she has worked in clinics in Adelaide and Perth. She enjoys all aspects of general practice, but has a special interest in medicine.
Her favourite part of her job is being able to spend time with people (staff and clients) who genuinely care for the well-being of the pets in our care.
When not at the clinic she is kept busy looking after her young daughter, 2 elderly dogs, and always-hungry Guinea pig.
He has worked in many practices in the U.K. and Western Australia, the Royal Veterinary College in London and for Murdoch University in a clinical teaching capacity. He has also worked in India for an animal charity, bringing veterinary care to animals in underprivileged areas.
Kevin is a caring and compassionate vet, and has a keen interest in surgery.
Kevin's owner is Indy, a rescue cat who rules the roost!
Dr Robyn WhitakerVeterinarianRobyn is a very experienced vet, graduating in 1989, and also our practice manager. She enjoys consulting and prides herself on offering a high standard of patient care and veterinary medicine.
Time away from the Vet Clinic is spent bringing up two teenage boys and being involved in the activities around their sporting passions (cricket and Aussie Rules Football). She keeps herself active with swimming, fitness classes, gardening and walking their two dogs.
Dr Claire JonesVeterinarian
Claire is a very experienced vet who has worked in many clinics in Perth and Melbourne since graduating from Murdoch University in 2005. She even spent a year in Ghana, West Africa helping pets who needed help the most.
She is a caring and passionate vet who enjoys all aspects of veterinary care. She prides herself in offering the best patient care and treatment for pet owners and her medical and surgical abilities are exceptional.
Rebecca ButterworthVeterinary Nurse
Rebecca graduated in 1991. She believes that vet nursing is more than just a job and is truly her passion. She has a bit of a soft spot for senior pets and Greyhounds.
Rebecca not only works with clients and patients but is also responsible for nurse training and managing the clinic and hospital theatre.
When not at work she spends time with family, which also includes a Mastiff cross, a Greyhound and 3 gorgeous cats.
Nicole DobbsVeterinary NurseNicole graduated from veterinary nursing in 2009 and have been working full time in the industry ever since. She has also spent 2 years working in the UK gaining more experience as a qualified nurse, her dream occupation.
In 2014 she volunteered at a Vietnam Animal Welfare Organisation. Her role was to help at the animal shelter, write educational programs for both Vietnamese children and adults and to give advice to pet owners. Not only is Nicole a loving and caring nurse, but her animal handling abilities and theatre nursing skills are exceptional.
Philippa CookVeterinary NursePhilippa graduated in 2005. She has a special interest in nursing sick pets that have to stay in hospital, getting them to eat, making them feel better and seeing them go home.
Philippa is a caring and fun nurse and does everything with a smile. She brings with her a vast range of experience and knowledge and is good communicator and loves giving hugs to all our furry patients. Philippa has a heart and passion for what she does and it shows.
When not at work she is looking after her two beautiful cats, Tao and Emmie and her bird Willow. She also enjoys running and can be seen on her motor bike as long as it’s not raining.
Jen TurleyGroomerJen can turn any any dog into a masterpiece. She is one of the best groomers we have worked with in Perth!
Like all the staff at Cherry Court Vet Clinic, she has a passion for helping animals. She has spent 5 years volunteering at a wildlife sanctuary, as both an assistant zookeeper and helping in a wildlife hospital. She enjoys being able to help dogs look good and feel better too.
She has 3 princess parrots to care for at home.
Tracey De PasseyVet Nurse TraineeTracey recently completed her certificate III in Companion Animal Studies and is now on her way to becoming a Veterinary Nurse. Tracey is a hard worker and dedicated to making her mark in the veterinary industry.