Staff

Dr Celia Daley BVSc Hons

Principal Veterinarian

Celia graduated from Melbourne University in 2001, and has been working as a small animal Vet since then. She moved to Darwin and started at All Pets in 2007. Celia loves working at All Pets and enjoys all aspects of small animal medicine. Celia always tries to offer the best available care for all her patients. Celia regularly attends veterinary conferences, and undertakes continuing education to keep up her knowledge up to date. At home Celia has a dog and two little boys which keep her busy outside of work. She also enjoys camping, walking and travelling.

Dr Julie Murakami BVMS MVS

Senior Veterinarian

A born and bred Darwinite, Julie has been a qualified vet for more than 25 years, with a special interest in orthopaedics, Julie is Darwin’s local expert when it comes to keeping your pets moving. Julie is passionate about education and keeping up with the latest procedures. In amongst many conferences and training courses, Julie also completed her Masters in Veterinary Studies in 2007. She’s also a little nuts when it comes to Chihuahuas.

Dr Melissa Sherwood BVSc

Veterinarian

Melissa is a born and raised Darwinian. She graduated from Murdoch University in 1999, and began working at All Pets immediately. She particularly enjoys working up small animal medicine cases and getting good outcomes for the pets and their families. She has also done further study in animal behavioral issues and is our resident expert in this field.

Melissa is currently only seeing animals with behavioral issues on a referral basis.

Dr Kristina Fisher BVMS MRCVS

Veterinarian

Kristina is American and grew up in Western Pennsylvania. She studied Psychology and Biology at Purdue University in Indiana and graduated in 2006. She then studied Veterinary Medicine at the University of Glasgow in Scotland graduating in 2012.

She moved to Darwin in 2017 to join the All Pets team. Kristina really enjoys small animal surgery, and has been teaming up with Dr. Julie to expand her skills in orthopaedic surgery. Kristina also enjoys treating wildlife. You will notice Kristina is extremely friendly and will strive to make clients feel comfortable in any situation.

Whilst she enjoys her days off work exploring the Northern Territory, Kristina also has fun spending time with her cat Moby. Kristina's other interests outside of work include scuba diving, camping, and travelling.

Dr Carolyn Botes BVSc

Veterinarian

Carolyn is a dedicated and compassionate Vet who joined the All Pets team in January 2018. She was born and grew up in Pretoria, South Africa. She studied Veterinary Science at the Onderstepoort campus, University of Pretoria and graduated in 2016.

When she was in South Africa she enjoyed horse riding, as well as spending time with her three cats, five sheep and two goats!

Dr Wietz Botes BVSc

Veterinarian

Wietz was born in South Africa and grew up in Rustenburg. He studied Veterinary Science at the Onderstepoort campus, University of Pretoria and graduated in 2016.

Wietz enjoys working with all types of animals, and has a special interest in snakes and reptiles. Outside of work Wietz enjoys fishing and cooking.

Dr Emily Togher MVB

Veterinarian

Emily is originally from Ireland. She studied at the UCD in Dublin, Ireland and graduated in 2009 as a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine. She started working for All Pets as a Locum Vet in March 2016 and we enjoy having Emily work for us on a regular basis. Emily's special interests include canine and feline medicine, diagnostics and continued education. It is within Emily's future career plans for her to branch into orthopedic surgery.

Emily has a beautiful 'darwin special' rescue dog called Missy who is one crazy, fun and lovable dog! Missy is very active and occupies Emily's free time with long walks.

Rach Martin

Practice Manager

Rach was born in Gloucestershire, England and came to Australia in 2016 to travel. Rach joined the All Pets team in July 2017 as a receptionist. She had worked as a receptionist and retail manager in a veterinary animal hospital back in her home town. In 2018 Rach progressed into the Practice Manger role at All Pets.

Rach enjoys fostering young kittens and puppies and looks forward to getting back in to horse riding in the NT as it was a passion for her when she lived in the UK.

Tahlia Fairchild

Veterinary Nurse (Certificate IV)

Tahlia was born and grew up in Darwin. She studied at Darwin High, and started working for All Pets in 2015. Tahlia enrolled to study her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing whilst completing year 11 and 12.

Tahlia has a special interest in hospital nursing including surgery. She loves all animals and makes a special effort to give the best treatment and attention to each individual inpatient.

At home Tahlia has one Rottweiler called Arnie, three cats called Garry, Harley and Billy and two rats... Harrison and Leo. All of these happy and healthy pets keep Tahlia busy on her days off.

Tracy Farquhar

Veterinary Nurse (Certificate IV)

Tracy joined the All Pets team in November 2017 as a qualified veterinary nurse. She previously worked in a clinic in central Queensland and in Victoria. Tracy has a special interest when it comes to pet nutrition and how it can affect an animal’s general wellbeing. Tracy was born in Greenwich in London, UK and immigrated to Australia in 2003. She qualified as a Vet Nurse in December 2014 after studying with The Australian College of Veterinary Nursing.

Tracy's personal interests including writing, photography and drawing. She currently has no pets but previously had an 'RSPCA special' dog called Allie. Tracy is always keen to learn whilst working in this industry and really enjoys attending conferences and keeping up to date with the latest resources. Some of Tracy's favourite interests at work include reptiles, birds and veterinary in-house diagnostics.

Madeleine Re

Veterinary Nurse (Certificate IV)

Madeleine joined the All Pets team in March 2018. Madeleine is originally from Sydney. She studied at TAFE NSW Sydney Institute and graduated in 2014. Before moving to Darwin Madeleine spent many years working in a clinic specializing in birds and exotics, as well as a small animal clinic.

Madeleine's special interests include wildlife, birds, exotics (pocket pets), and Veterinary Medicine. She owns a very strong-willed but affectionate cockatiel named Eddie. In her spare time she enjoys baking, reading, flower arranging, going to the cinema and exploring Darwin.

Thecla Brogan

Veterinary Nurse

Thecla is a true Territorian, raised on the Tiwi Islands. She started working here at All Pets in 2016 and gained her Certificate 2 in Animal Studies. She is now working towards her Certificate 4 in Veterinary Nursing.

Thecla has always loved animals, particularly seeing wildlife while travelling to all corners of the NT. She has raised several kittens and enjoys seeing them rehomed to new families. Thecla loves going to the beach and collecting rocks. She also collects crystals and gems.

Thecla aims to complete her qualification and develop her skills in all aspects of veterinary nursing.

Ebony Sloan

Veterinary Nurse

Ebony joined All Pets in February 2018 after re-locating from the Gold Coast. In 2015 she completed her Certificate 2 in animal studies.

Ebony is a capable and caring nurse, she enjoys surgical nursing and caring for our hospitalized patients, and she also particularly likes fostering and raising young animals.

She has two Staffordshire Bull Terriers as pets and enjoys horse riding, going to the beach and playing netball in her spare time.

Michelle Murphy

Veterinary Nurse

We are very pleased to welcome Michelle to the All Pets team. She joined us in February 2018, and is currently studying her Certificate 4 in Veterinary Nursing. Michelle was born in Alice Springs and raised on Idracowra cattle station in central Australia.

Michelle enjoys nursing the inpatients from the minute they are admitted to the minute they leave All Pets at the time of discharge. She enjoys surgical nursing and monitoring anaesthetics, and also working on the reception desk greeting clients and their furry friends.

Outside of work Michelle loves to spend time with her fiancé, her dog Bonnie who is a Staffordshire Bull Terrier cross, and her new fluffy long-haired kitten Clyde. She plays guitar and sings in her free time and loves exploring out bush in the NT.

Rainah O'Donnell

Veterinary Nurse

Rainah is new to the Top End and hails from Western Australia. She joined the All Pets team in August 2017. Rainah is currently completing her Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing and is keen to continue to develop her skills in surgical nursing. She also loves helping care for the huge variety of wildlife that All Pets see on a daily basis.

In Rainah's spare time she enjoys going to the beach and adventuring with her partner and dog 'Bully Girl' (who she rescued as a 3 week old puppy needing bottle feeding). Rainah decided at the beginning of 2018 to get Bully Girl a friend, and along came Simba! Simba was a stray kitten that Rainah decided to rescue. Simba has a big personality and enjoys exploring and playing in the garden with his new best friend.

Naomi Loresco

Kennel Hand

Naomi started working for All Pets in February 2017 as a kennel hand and since then she has become a big part of the team. Naomi is studying at High School, and will be graduating in 2018. Naomi enjoys spending time with her younger siblings at home and going out to socialise with friends.

She began working one day a week at All Pets assisting with all things animal hospital related. This year Naomi has increased her hours and continues to work hard and is always willing to help with any task. We look forward to seeing Naomi progress further in to her career once she has graduated.