Meet Our Team


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 Claire Jenkins



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 children Lacey and Kobe, as well as her partner Ralph, and sooky staffy Seth In her spare time, Nicki enjoys cooking, 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 maternity leave.



Veterinary Nurse (Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing)

Laura joined Greenvale Animal Hospital in 2016, and has completed her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.

In her spare time Laura enjoys playing netball, surfing, spending time with her fiance, family & friends and Labrador Bonnie


Trainee 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 open colleges.  
In her spare time Brianna loves camping and spending time with her partner James and her two dogs Benji and Louie.  


Trainee Nurse


Trainee Nurse



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