Your Local Family Vet

Unit 6, 104 Gympie Road
Strathpine, QLD 4500

(07) 3881 0077
(07) 3881 0977


Sharmila – Veterinarian
BVsc Veterinarian


Sharmila started at Northside Vet Care in Dec 2017. She has worked previously in another Small animal clinic in Brisbane. She is passionate about small animal wellness and Dental.

Raven – A NEW Pet Stylist



Raven has worked in the Strathpine area for a while now and has experience in different grooming styles. She is passionate about the health of your pet and is also working towards her Certificate in Vet Nursing. She has pets of her own and loves all dogs BIG and small….

Dr Kayo Kuroda
BVSc MANZCVS - Small Animal Dentistry & Oral Surgery Veterinarian

Dr Kayo graduated from the University of Queensland in 2006, working in small animal practice in Beenleigh for 2 years before joining us at Northside Vet Care in 2009. Kayo has a wealth of knowledge in all aspects of veterinary medicine and has a special interest in dentistry and oral surgery. She has been training under the guidance of a specialist veterinary dentist and recently passed her Membership examinations for the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientist in the field of Small Animal Dentistry. Kayo also has a particular interest in cats and completed further post graduate education in feline medicine through Sydney University in 2013. In her spare time, Kayo enjoys travelling and spending time with her partner and two very cheeky feline friends called April and Jordie.

Dr Fleur Martin
BVSc Veterinarian

Dr Fleur is our Clinical Director and graduated from the University of Queensland in 2003. After 3 years in small animal practice in Melbourne and Country Victoria, Fleur moved to Darwin to work for four years. Fleur loves to travel and has spent time in India volunteering with Vets Beyond Borders in 2008, and hopes to do more of this in the future. Fleur then moved back to her hometown and joined the team at Northside Vet Care in 2013. While Fleur loves all aspects of general veterinary practice, her main interests are small animal medicine and soft tissue surgery. Fleur is focused on continuing education and enjoys keeping current with the latest advances. Recently she has been on expanding her small animal emergency medicine skills. In her spare time, Fleur enjoys hiking and pottery. She also loves spending time with her cat name Hairy Mary and her friends and family.

Head Veterinary Nurse

Stephanie is our Head Vet Nurse and inventory manager. Steph has been part of the Northside team since 2004. She has a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing and enjoys all facets of veterinary nursing and management. In her spare time, Stephanie enjoys being outdoors, especially at the beach, with her husband, twin girls and friends. Stephanie is also the proud mother of a Cocker Spaniel named Mikey.

BSc V.N. Veterinary Nurse


Rose joined the team in January 2008 and is a friendly and familiar face around the clinic.

Rose loves learning and has completed a Bachelor of Science majoring in Zoology and Ecology, as well as a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. Her talents in veterinary nursing are numerous but her particular passion lies in surgical nursing and has extensive skills nursing for more advanced surgical procedures. Critical patients also benefit from Rose’s care as she also enjoys nursing intensive medical cases that need a little extra TLC. 

Rose came to Australia from New Zealand and now Brisbane is her home. She loves spending time with her husband, two children, an ex-racing greyhound called Kaiser and her Galah name Marty.

Veterinary Nurse



Jenna has been with us since the beginning of 2013. Jenna has completed her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing and loves acquiring new knowledge relating to our furry friends. She is currently undertaking further study in dog behaviour. Jenna also regularly undertakes instructing puppy pre-school classes.

A multi-skilled vet nurse, Jenna is particularly knowledgeable and passionate about clinical nutrition and will tailor a personal nutrition plan to your pet for any dietary requirements your pet may have. She also enjoys the fast pace of nursing emergency cases, and will happily invest her time intensively caring for our critical patients.

Ella is Jenna’s beautiful Cavalier King Charles Spaniel who you may see around the clinic from time to time.

Veterinary Nurse


Melissa started her vet nursing career in a very large practice in Rockhampton in 2010. She joined the team at Northside Vet Care in 2013 after moving south to call Brisbane home, and obtained her Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing qualification in 2014. Melissa’s favourite things about being a vet nurse include surgical nursing and patient care.Our hospitalised patients benefit from the time and meticulous attention to detail Melissa gives to their medical care and rehabilitation.

In addition to nursing, Melissa is the client communication ambassador for our clinic and takes charge of the creative displays you will see throughout the reception. She is a familiar face to those who have attended the puppy pre-school classes she regularly runs.

Melissa has a very active and beautiful Staffy called Lana whom she enjoys taking on camping adventures with the family.

Veterinary Nurse

Michele joined the team as a veterinary nurse in early 2016, bringing with her a variety of experience from other business sectors and a focus on top quality customer service. She has proudly completed her Certificate IV qualification in Veterinary Nursing.

General dentistry and oral hygiene care are particular interests of Michele’s. Michele will work with you to tailor a dental care plan to suit your pet’s particular needs throughout every stage of their life.

A variety of pets are lucky to be part of Michele’s family, including a golden Labrador named Willow and three cats called Kitty Puss, Izzy Sparkles, and Maisie. Mickey the bird and Bruce Gilis the fish complete the pet clan.


Veterinary Nurse

Andrea is a experienced vet nurse who is studying to eventually to become a Vet. Andrea has one cat that gives her lots of love and joy. In her spare time she sings in a band with her brother.

Leisha – Our Pet Stylist

Leisha joined us in late 2014 and is our personal patient stylist. She is able to do cats and dogs.  Leisha was taught by a Master Groomer in Sydney. She has numerous pets of her own including a Cavalier King Charles.