Your vet care team

Dr Brigida Cornetta

Veterinarian (BSc. DVM)
Fear Free Certified (Level 2)

Brigida graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2016 and has been working in small animal general practice for the past four years. Brigida is passionate about providing the highest standards of care to each and every patient she sees and will always take the time to explain her observations, treatment plans and recommendations. Brigida’s areas of interest outside of behaviour include internal medicine, dermatology and nutrition.

Brigida’s fur family:

Duke the German Shepherd
Pongo the Maltese x Shih Tzu
Romeo the Persian cat

Dr Nicole Chan

Veterinarian (BSc. DVM)
MANZCVS (Veterinary Behaviour)
Canine-Assisted Intervention Specialist (CAIS)

Fear Free Certified

Nicole graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2015 and has continued pursuing advanced animal behaviour education since graduation. Nicole was awarded the Wotherspoon scholarship in RSPCA to undertake distance education in animal behaviour. While at RSPCA, Nicole honed her skills as a veterinarian behaviourist, focusing on the mental welfare of private and shelter animals. Nicole is passionate about animal behaviour and human psychology and strives to provide exceptional care for her patients and their care givers.



Certified Veterinary Nurse
Fear Free Certified (Level 2)

Kate has loved animals for as long as she can remember. Growing up in Gippsland she was always surrounded by animals big and small and she always knew she wanted to work with animals when she got older. Following secondary college Kate pursued her passion for animals and continued on to study and complete a bachelor of science majoring in Zoology and Genetics where she was most interested in animal ecology and evolution. In 2016 Kate started her dream job as a veterinary nurse and went on to complete her Certificate IV in Vet Nursing. Since becoming a vet nurse Kate has developed a special interest in behaviour and fear free handling and strives to make every patient’s visit to the vet as positive and stress free as possible.

Kate’s fur family:

Millie the Cocker Spaniel x Chihuahua
Boss & Olive the rescue cats



Certified Veterinary Nurse
Fear Free Certified

Sinead is a qualified veterinary nurse with over 11 years’ experience working with cats, dogs, wildlife and farm animals. Sinead is a mental health first aider and mental health advocate, studying to complete her diploma in counselling. Sinead is the founder of Let’s Talk About Feeling Ruff and is the brains behind the Vet Mental Health Ball.
Sinead lives in a beautiful part of Victoria – the Yarra Valley with her Hubby Chris and their two spoilt loves – Lulu the Frenchie and Felix the house cat. 


Sinead’s fur family:

Lulu the French Bulldog
Felix the house cat
Wilson the retired horse



Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN)
Fear Free Certified (Elite)
Dr Sophia Yin’s Low Stress Handling Certification
Karen Pryor’s Better Veterinary Visits Certification
ISFM Cat Friendly Professional
PPGA Member

Eva began her veterinary nursing career in 2012, attaining a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing in 2015 while working in a small animal veterinary clinic in Brunswick. In 2015 Eva went on to work as the head nurse and practice manager of a veterinary clinic in Bulleen where she worked for five more years. During this time, Eva undertook further studies in animal behaviour and low stress handling while also launching animal rescue charity, Project Underdog Rescue.

Eva’s fur family:
George the American Staffy