Project Description

BVSc 2004 (Hons) PgCertVS MVS MANZCVS (Small Animal Medicine)

Sarah joined the Whitehorse team in 2021 as a senior veterinarian, in 2022 she officially became a part of the management team as the Clinical Leader.

Sarah has an extensive background in the animal care industry.

Sarah has always been passionate about animals, and first started volunteering in veterinary clinics during high school in 1994. She completed her undergraduate degree with first class Honors in 2004, and then her Master’s degree in 2014.

She completed and passed her Membership Examinations in 2021 in Small Animal Medicine, while studying in and out of lockdowns!

Sarah has worked in general practice in Australia and in the UK, and then worked in a diabetes referral clinic for 7 years. She has also been a guest lecturer for the final year veterinary nursing students completing their Bachelor of Veterinary Nursing degree at Melbourne Polytechnic since 2018. Sarah has more than 25 years in the industry, and more than 17 years as a veterinarian.

Because of her experience working in a diabetes clinic, Sarah has a particular interest in diabetes mellitus in cats and dogs, as well as other endocrine/hormonal conditions (e.g. Cushing ’s Syndrome, Addison’s Disease). She also has a keen interest in internal medicine and nutrition. She loves all animals, but is particularly tragic about older cats.

Sarah has a Burmese cat, Withnail, who keeps her very busy at home!

In her spare time, Sarah enjoys cooking, gardening, playing the piano, studying languages, and travelling.