Hanna

Hanna

Animal Care Attendant
Masters in Languages & Cert IV Conservation & Land Management

Hanna is Studying a Diploma in Conservation & Land Management at CDU. She particularly interested in Wildlife and cares for lots of baby possums & wallabies.

Jessica

Jessica

Animal Care Attendant
Certificate I Animals Studies and currently studying Certificate IV Vet Nursing

Jessica decided to follow her dreams to work with animals. She is in the middle of studying Cert IV Vet nursing. Jessica has a special interest in exotics and wildlife and is a wildlife carer specialized in possums and wallabies.…

Dr. Stephen Cutter

Dr. Stephen Cutter

Principal Veterinarian
B.V.Sc (hons)
stephen@thearkvet.com

Dr. Stephen Cutter is our head vet and practice principal, he founded The Ark Animal Hospital (also known as The Ark or The Ark Vet) in 2006 after working in the Northern Territory for many years. Stephen grew up in…

Dr. Marie Montgomery- Quin

Dr. Marie Montgomery- Quin

Veterinarian
B.Sc. BVMS
marie@thearkvet.com

Marie grew up in Darwin and graduated from Murdoch University. Marie and her family have lived in the Territory for most of their lives. Marie's interest in animals first developed when reading James Herriot novels (e.g. All Creatures Great and…

Dr. Michelle Jeffery

Dr. Michelle Jeffery

Veterinarian
B.V.Sc(hons) MRCVS
michelle@thearkvet.com

Michelle is Darwin Born & bred. Michelle went to school here and left to study Veterinary Science at Queensland University. Michelle then went to England where she acquired an English accent :( (don't mention it, or she gets cranky) Michelle's…

Dr. Sarah Vanderstelt

Dr. Sarah Vanderstelt

Veterinarian
B.Sc. BVMS (hons)
sarah@thearkvet.com

Sarah is Darwin born & bred. Sarah is an excellent and caring veterinarian. Sarah grew up in Darwin and after living/working in the Pilbara and Kakadu has returned home to Darwin to join us. Sarah loves wildlife and orthopaedic surgery.

Dr Jessica Eastley

Dr Jessica Eastley

Veterinarian

Jessica graduated from Murdoch University in Western Australia in 2008, and spent her first 3 years working in Perth where she adopted her first dog "Lilu". Lilu was brought into her clinic for euthanasia by an owner who said that…

Dr Ilana Hoffman

Dr Ilana Hoffman

Veterinarian

Ilana is our newest addition to the family. She joined us in February 2014. After graduating from the University of Sydney Ilana worked on native wildlife conservation and rehabilitation projects in Southeast Asia, her focus being on elephants. She is…

Hannah

Hannah

Veterinary Nurse
Cert IV (Veterinary Nursing)

Hannah is an enthusiastic and hardworking member of our team. Hannah's cares for a wide range of orphaned wildlife but possums are her favourite. Hannah has raised dozens of possums. One of her favourites has been a little fellow that…

Mandy

Mandy

Veterinary Nurse
Cert IV (Veterinary Nursing)

Mandy has been a Veterinary Nurse intermittently  for 9 years and cared for wildlife for 21 years. Mandy's particular passion is sea birds (Pelagic's). She still runs a wildlife rescue group in Melbourne's Western region called W.A.R and was Responsible…

Amanda

Amanda

Veterinary Nurse
Cert II Animal Studies

Amanda has been working as a veterinary nurse for 2 years. Amanda's particular area of interests are reptiles and dog behaviour & training. She also enjoys caring for orphaned wildlife. Amanda runs our Puppy Preschool classes and loves playing with…

Paula

Paula

Veterinary Nurse
Bachelor of Science.(Hons) - Zoology

Paula studied Zoology in Scotland and did her honours project on the plateau pika in Tibet. She originally came to Australia to help studies on fur seals and loved the place so much she didn't want to leave! She's been…

Lana

Lana

Veterinary Nurse
Cert IV (Veterinary Nursing)

Lana is a Certificate IV qualified vet nurse. She completed her qualification in 2005 at Wagga Institute of TAFE and has been a veterinary nurse for seven years. Having worked in many areas of veterinary nursing including equine reproduction, large…

Del

Del

Veterinary Nurse
Cert III & IV (Veterinary Nursing)

Del grew up in Sydney saving the smallest of critters and bringing home strays of all sorts at an early age. Her love of animals and their wellbeing took her to The University NSW where she worked as an Animal…

Brooke

Brooke

Veterinary Nurse
Cert IV (Veterinary Nursing), Bachelor of Applied Science majoring in Wildlife Science

Brooke Robertson joined us this year. She is an experienced vet nurse from NSW and has a passion for wildlife and traveling. She has a Bachelor of Applied Science majoring in Wildlife Science as well as a Certificate IV in…

Sarah

Sarah

Veterinary Nurse
Cert IV (Veterinary Nursing)

Claire

Claire

Veterinary Nurses
Cert IV (Veterinary Nursing), Bachelor of Applied Science majoring in Wildlife Science

Claire began veterinary nursing in 2006 and qualified with a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing in 2008. Since qualifying Claire has worked in Vietnam with bears rescued from the bile industry (pictured) and in South Africa with orphaned baboons. Between…

Andrea

Andrea

Wildlife volunteer, Marketing consult
Masters in Communication, Certificate IV in Agriculture, studying Certificate II Animal Studies

Andrea joined us in 2014 as a volunteer for our Wildlife Hospital room. She cared for Australian Wildlife for nearly 10 years with special interest in Flying Foxes and is also a committee member of Wildcare NT. In our clinic…