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 Kelpie 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, Poppy the Kelpie, 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 Poodle Rex and Birman Rosie. 

Dr Sarah WIlde

Veterinarian (BSc DVM)

Sarah graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2019 and has worked in Small Animal Practice ever since. She has worked in General Practice in Ballarat and in Melbourne, and most recently has been working in Emergency & Critical Care. Sarah has a keen interest in Small Animal Medicine and is looking to develop her skills in ultrasonography & echocardiography. 

Sarah lives locally in Greenvale with her partner Michael and their rescue staffy Kobe. She thoroughly enjoys Body Fit Training, running, skiing, doing up her garden, spending time with friends and family and her beloved Essendon bombers. 


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 & Staffy pup Daphne. There are also a few chickens,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 Veterinary Nursing)

Laura originally joined Greenvale Animal Hospital in 2016. After exploring the world of emergency nursing, Laura has rejoined the team bringing her wealth of knowledge with her.  Laura shares her home with her fiancee and cheeky black labrador Nellie. 


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 (Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing, Bachelor of Animal & Veterinary Bioscience)

Chloe joined the team in 2020 during her vet nursing placement, and has recently 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 recently welcomed Hudson the Golden Retriever puppy to her family. 


Veterinary Nurse (Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing)

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.


Veterinary Nurse (Bachelor of Science)

Angelica joined the Greenvale Animal Hospital team in 2021 after graduating with a Bachelor of Science and is currently studying her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing through Box Hill Institute.

In her spare time, Ange loves going on road trips with her friends, family and cheeky Labrador, Jax. Chatty Galah Bandit is also part of her fur family. 


Veterinary Nurse

Shana joined the team in 2021 and is currently in her second year of the Bachelor of Veterinary Nursing at La Trobe University.  When not spending time with her 2 cats and 3 dogs, Shana enjoys going on hikes and going to the gym. 

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