Dr Sam Rooke

Senior Clinic Veterinarian (Bachelor of Veterinary Science)

Sam is originally from Casterton (the home of the Kelpie) in Victoria’s south-west.  His university studies were undertaken at the Universities of Adelaide and Melbourne, graduating with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science from Melbourne in 2003.

Sam has worked in mixed practice in the Macedon Ranges and has spent time in various practices in England & throughout Melbourne. He has developed a special interest in, and completed further studies in, surgery.

When not at work, Sam likes nothing more than to spend time with his family and friends. He also likes travelling, watching football and wine. Sam is married to Nicole and has two daughters as well as a farm cat called Silba and new Kelpie pup Poppy

Dr Nicole Santucci

Senior Clinic Veterinarian (BVSc BSc(hons))

Nicole graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2003 & has been practicing as a small animal vet since.

Having worked in Melbourne and England in small animal practices, Nicole has also managed the health and well-being of hundred of dogs within the Border Force Breeding program.  Married to Dr Sam, they enjoy life on the farm with their 2 daughters, Silba the cat, a llama, a coop of chickens and lots of sheep. Nicole loves coffee, a good chat and cuddling anything that will let her!

Dr Ebonnie Forster

Veterinarian (Bachelor of Veterinary Biology, Bachelor of Veterinary Science)

Ebonnie grew up near Colac in south-west Victoria and completed her veterinary degree at Charles Sturt University in Wagga Waga NSW. Ebonnie has a special interest in preventative medicine, particularly dentistry. In her spare time Ebonnie enjoys walking with her dog Ollie, skiing and spending time with friends and family.


Dr Chanel Samo

Veterinarian (BSc DVM)

Chanel graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2020 an is pursuing a career in small animal medicine. A familiar face, Chanel has been a part of the Greenvale team since 2019. In her spare time, Chanel enjoys going to the gym and loves  cuddles with all animals.....great and small! Visit Chanel's beloved Maltese shih tzu Pippa.

Dr Claire Jenkins

Veterinarian (BVSc)

Claire is a QLD graduate with over 15 years experience as a neighbourhood Veterinarian in Australia and the UK. She has membership in the Australian and NZ college of Veterinary Scientists for Small animal medicine. An animal lover and the founder of VetChat, born from a passion to help pet carers access trusted advice earlier, for healthier, happier pets. Grateful to be carer to her beautiful Red-dog and Birman Rosie. 


Veterinary Nurse (Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing, Certificate III Animal Technology)

Nicki decided to pursue veterinary nursing in 2004, after many years in the travel industry. Having worked as a volunteer with the RSPCA, she knew she loved working with animals and decided to make it a full time career. There are many aspects of her job that Nicki enjoys –  working with clients to help them achieve optimal health for their pets, nursing unwell pets back to health and not to mention cuddles with puppies!

Nicki holds a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing, and enjoys expanding her knowledge through further education.

When not working, Nicki spends time on her property with her partner and 2 children, and also has a few chickens and a cheeky lamb called Darcy and a rabbit called Jemima.  In her spare time, Nicki enjoys, gardening and spending time on the river.


Veterinary Nurse (Certificate IV in Vet Nursing)

Madeleine started at Greenvale Animal Hospital in 2011 after doing placement with us for her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.

Madeleine is particularly interested in neonatal care of puppies and kittens.  Madeleine also has another cat and three dogs.

Madeleine enjoys spending time with her husband Josh, her daughter Charli, son Jay, and of course her menagerie of animals.  Maddy has recently welcomed twin boys into her beautiful family and is currently on leave.



Veterinary Nurse

Brianna started at Greenvale Animal Hospital in 2019 after completing placement for Certificate II in Animal Studies, and is currently studying Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing through Box Hill Institute.  
In her spare time Brianna loves camping and spending time with her partner James and her two dogs Benji and Louie.  


Veterinary Nurse

Chloe joined the team in 2020 during her vet nursing placement. She is currently undertaking her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing through Melbourne Polytechnic.  

In her spare time Chloe enjoys going on adventures to find new places to eat and visit.  She gravitates towards the water enjoying time spent relaxing near the beach or lakes and rivers. 

Chloe is hoping to add a furry friend to her family in the near future but until then is happy to look after yours!


Veterinary Nurse

Anna began working at Greenvale Animal Hospital in 2021 after completing a Certificate III in Animal Studies, and is currently studying Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing through Kangan Institute. After volunteering at an animal shelter Anna developed her passion for working with animals. 

In her spare time Anna enjoys travelling and spending time with her friends and her little dog Maggie.


Veterinary Nurse


Trainee Nurse

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