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 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

Senior 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.

Dr Sue Callow BSc BVMS MVS

Senior Veterinarian

Sue qualified from Murdoch University in 2000 and then completed her Master's in 2012. She has an interest in clinical pathology, a great asset to All Pets and hugely beneficial to our patients. On top of this Sue likes to work with pets that have behavioural issues and reduce the fear that some pets have in coming to the clinic.

Sue has a golden retriever at home and in her spare time enjoys horse riding.

Dr Catherine Trinder BVSc Hons

Senior Veterinarian

Catherine is originally from England but moved to Australia and completed her studies at the University of Queensland in 1996. After a break to raise 2 energetic young sons she has now returned to general practice and joined the team at All Pets in 2019. 

Catherine has an interest in ultrasound and specifically cardiac ultrasound.

At home she has a whippet, Tiggy Loveheart Sparkle and a domestic short haired cat, Rupert Rose.

Dr Ella Richardson DVM

Associate Veterinarian

Ella is originally from regional Victoria and she completed a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from University of Melbourne in 2015. She has developed and interest in surgery and radiography as well as care for pocket pets, exotics and wildlife.

At home she has 2 dogs, 2 cats and an NT Carpet Python. 

In her spare time she like sewing (including vibrant scrub tops), making earrings and she is busy looking after her young daughter.

Ella is currently working at All Pets 2 days per week.

Camilla Wells

Practice Manager

Camilla is a Darwin local and has been a part of the All Pets team since 2007. She is now working in a part time managerial role at the clinic.

Tahlia Fairchild

Qualified Veterinary Nurse

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.

Kellie Pretty

Qualified Veterinary Nurse

Kellie has recently moved to the Top End with her family and has joined the team at All Pets a few days a week. She brings with her 2 dogs, Razzle and Bomber.

Kellie has a passion for organisation and efficiency and has quickly made herself an invaluable part of the team.

Kylie Esse

Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Kylie started working at All Pets in August 2019. She has previous experience working with animals in a shelter and brings a passion for animal welfare. 

Kylie has a dog, Bullet and a cat, Minty at home. She hopes to complete her Certificate 4 Veterinary Nursing in the next few years.

Erin Patterson

Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Erin originally hails from NSW. After working in animal welfare she has come to work at All Pets and continue her animal studies with a Certificate 4 Veterinary Nursing. She has a special interest in behaviour and training and raising tiny puppies and kittens. 

In her free time Erin likes to get outdoors and go camping and fishing.

Sandie Presneill

Receptionist

Sandie has many years experience working in veterinary clinics in Darwin. After taking a break from the industry she has returned with renewed enthusiasm. Sandie started working at All Pets in September 2019 and we are just tapping in to her wealth of knowledge.

Sandie enjoys cooking in her spare time and has already brought us in some delicious treats!

Skye Smithson

Receptionist

Skye joined the All Pets team in October 2019. She has experience rehabilitation wildlife and has spent lots of time in National Parks. 

Skye enjoys walking her dog Ava at the beach and looking after the many possums and birds at her home.

Rainah O'Donnell

Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Rainah originally 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'. Rainah also has a cat named Simba who has a big personality and enjoys exploring and playing in the garden with his new best friend.

Rainah is currently on maternity leave.