Due to the transient nature of living and working in the Top End we are often recruiting. We welcome applications of veterinarians interested in a varied case load wanting to work in a dynamic clinic. We would also like to hear from experienced and qualified veterinary nurses who like working in a close knit team. If you are looking for work please send an application through to

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

Julie is currently on extended leave.

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 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 Chelsea Smart

Associate Veterinarian

Chelsea works at All Pets part time and has a full time job as well!

Chelsea graduated from the University of Adelaide in 2016 with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. After completing her degree she worked for 3 years on the Yorke Peninsula SA. She now works during the week delivering veterinary services to remote communities.

Chelsea is currently on leave and we hope she returns in 2023

Dr Jamaya Monteiro- Pereira

Associate Veterinarian

Jamaya is a Darwin local who travelled to complete her Bachelor of Veterinary Science at James Cook University and then came home! She graduated in 2017 and has experienced working in several clinics before joining the team All Pets. 

She is passionate about treating native Australian wildlife and pocket pets.

At home she has a cat named Ziggy and a couple of rats.

Dr Rachel Payne BSc BVMS

Associate Veterinarian

Rachel started working at All Pets in January 2023. She grew up in Perth Hills before studying at Murdoch where she graduated in 2011.

Rachel has a special interest in feline medicine, and performing surgery.

In her spare time Rachel enjoys running, fishing, cycling and reading. She is also kept busy by her two dogs named Sasha and Cormac, as well as two cats Mrs Lee and Captain Hook.

Welcome to the team Rachel!

Dr Rebecca Burrie BVSc

Associate Veterinarian

Dr Rebecca Burrie was born in Sydney, and grew up in Cairns. She qualified from James Cook University in 2017 before making her way to Darwin. 

Dr Rebecca (Bec) has a special interest in Animal welfare. Outside of the clinic life Rebecca enjoys aerial hoop and rock climbing, as well as spending time with her dog, Jake.  

Kylie Anderson

Practice Manager & Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Kylie moved to Australia from New Zealand in 2008. After travelling and working in remote resorts for a few years, she settled in Darwin. 

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 large family of pets at home, and has just recently welcomed to the family a delightful baby boy.  She hopes to complete her Certificate 4 in Veterinary Nursing in the coming months. 

Mandy Taaffe

Qualified Veterinary Nurse

Mandy is a very experienced veterinary nurse with over 15 years experience in the field. Mandy is originally from NSW and worked at several clinics over the years due to moving with a Defense family.

Mandy obtained her Certificate 4 Veterinary Nursing in 2005. She is interested in medical and surgical nursing. 

At home Mandy has a rainbow lorikeet named Norbit.

Katie Little

Cert III Veterinary Nurse

Katie joined the All Pets team in mid 2021. She originally hails from country NSW. 

Katie has completed her Certificate III Animal Studies with Australian College of Veterinary Nursing. Katie is very motivated to  progress her career in the veterinary industry.

Kara Kirwin

Cert III Veterinary Nurse

Kara is a Darwin born and bred local. She has a large family of pets at home including dogs, rats, aviary birds, chickens and a bearded dragon.

Kara is currently studying Certificate III Animal Studies with the Australian College of Veterinary Nursing. She enjoys rescuing and rehabilitating animals and providing habitat to support their needs.

Shayla Fattore

Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Tyler Irvin

Veterinary Receptionist

Risini Abeywardana

Veterinary Receptionist

Melissa Day

Veterinary Nurse

Melissa was born and bred in Darwin. She has worked as a veterinary Nurse for at least six years, and has a special interest in nursing critical care patients. 

At home Melissa has a cat name Blue, and a cockatiel named Butterbean. When she is not nursing, Melissa keeps herself busy by reading, crocheting, doing yoga, and making jewellery.

Bianca Pedersen

Qualified Veterinary Nurse

Bianca hails from Melbourne, before ending up in Darwin. She qualified as veterinary nurse last year.

At home Bianca has one dog, a Kelpie x Retriever called Ragnar. She keeps herself busy in her spare time by reading, climbing, doing yoga, art, hiking and animal watching.