Our dedicated staff and leading veterinarians are all passionate about pets and improving or maintaining their welfare. Take a moment to meet our friendly team and their own adorable pets.
Dr Jillian Lok - Veterinarian
- BVSc (Hons)
Dr Jillian joined our team from Toowoomba after graduating in 2013. Originally from Malaysia, Jillian lives here in the Lockyer Valley with her 2 dogs - Nana the Tibetan Spaniel X and Noah the a Cattle Dog X, her 3 cats - Spike, Sasha and Sven, as well as her 5 chooks. She has a passion for surgery and is looking to pursue further study in this area.
In her spare time, Jillian enjoys going to the gym and reading.
Dr Kathleen Rebgetz - Veterinarian
Kathleen is one of our regular locum vets who will give anything ago! She has an Irish Wolfhound called Gordon, a Kelpie called Bella, a Terrier X called Misty, 3 cats called Garfunkel, Indie and Ceasar, a herd of Brahmans with a particular favourite called Iris, a herd of horses, a flock of ducks and a flock of chickens! Kathleen loves surgery.
Dr Margarita Heine McNaught - Veterinarian
Dr Margarita is one of our locum vets. Originally from Venezuela, she moved to Australia from Berlin, Germany in 1982 after graduating from university and completing her PHD studying the development of the Clara cell in guinea pigs. She has worked at the Oakey Vet Hospital as well as owning her own practices in Toowoomba with her husband Lindsay - East Wood House Veterinary Surgery and Clifford Park Veterinary Surgery.
Margarita is happily married to Lindsay and they have a son Ian who is married with 2 kids, and a daughter, Alexa. Together, Margarita and Lindsay have 2 thoroughbreds named Arthur and Felix, a Rhodesian Ridgeback named Nala and a ginger cat named Amanda - who was originally from Gatton Vet Surgery and is in love with Nala.
Dr Lindsay McNaught - Veterinarian
Lindsay is another one of our locum vets, who specialises in hip and elbow radiographs for scoring. He has worked at many practices including Oakey Vets, Clive Chandler and multiple practices in England, as well as owning his own practices in Toowoomba - East Wood House Veterinary Surgery and Clifford Park Veterinary Surgery. He has an interest in working with horses, especially at Clifford Park with 70% of his patients being equine.
Lindsay is happily married to Margarita and they have a son Ian and a daughter Alexa, as well as their Rhodesian Ridgeback Nala, ginger cat Amanda and thoroughbreds Arthur and Felix.
Karen Lyon - Practice Manager & Veterinary Nurse
- Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing
- Certificate IV in Equine Studies
- Equine Bowen Therapist
- Accredited Microchip Implanter
Can-Do Karen is commonly seen in the reception, greeting you as you come in the door. She is married with sport-whiz son, Cody. They have 2 Great Danes named Bella and Ty and 2 female cats named Steve and Dave Karen breeds Warmbloods and likes to compete on her stallion called Lyon Lodge Kinder Surprise. She enjoys show jumping, dressage and eventing, when she is not busy being a crazy soccer-
Lisa Munroe - Veterinary Nurse
- Certificate II in Veterinary Nurse
Lisa came to us from Booval in the middle of 2016 where she previously nursed for 3 years. Prior to that she has nursed in Darwin for 3 years and worked on cattle stations throughout the Northern Territory and North Queensland. She has a Chihuahua called Stitch, a Cattle Dog X called Spar, a cat called Moose and a Chestnut Quarterhorse called Houston. She competes in Breakaway Roping.
Jess Donaldson - Veterinary Nurse
- Currently completing Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing
Jess is one of our newest faces and is in her last year of study in veterinary nursing. She has always wanted to work with animals and after hairdressing for five years she