• Berol Goede Dr Berol Goede Veterinarian and Hospital Owner Berol graduated in 2002 and is still passionate about what she does.

    She enjoys working with clients as much as working with their furry animal friends. She believe in effective communication, great service, best practice veterinary care, transparency and trustworthy compassionate care.

    Her dream is to see Cherry Court Vet Clinic (formerly Walter Road Veterinary Clinic) grow into one of the best animal hospitals in Perth, offering the very best in veterinary care by vets and nurses who are passionate about their work.
  • Dr Vishant Prembaj Dr Vishant Prembaj Head Veterinarian Dr Vishant hails from Malaysia and graduated from Murdoch University in 2010. Since then he has worked in Bunbury, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore and had gained a large amount of experience.

    He is passionate about volunteering and has volunteered with Rabies programmes (Dharamsalar, India), Elephant conservation (Thailand), Native Wildlife conservation (Bunbury) and Animal Birth Control (Malaysia). He believes that being a volunteer puts veterinary medicine in perspective for him. He is keen to further develop himself in diagnostic imaging.

    Outside of the clinic, he is curious about the natural world and wildlife conservation and enjoys running. He is thankful he gets to come back to his wife and son and soon to be twins everyday.
  • Dr Jessica De Klerk Dr Jessica De Klerk Veterinarian Jess graduated from Murdoch University and has recently joined the Cherry Court team in 2021.

    She has been working as a veterinarian in country Victoria for the last 2 years, but is very happy to be back home in sunny Perth.

    She enjoys all aspects of general practice but has a special place in her heart for wildlife medicine and taking part in community work with animal shelters and sterilisation drives both in Australia and abroad. Mostly, she loves being able to come to work and be surrounded by animals every day!

    In her spare time she enjoys spending time outdoors, going to the beach and camping trips with her partner and black Labrador Ruby.

    She is looking forward to getting to know all the lovely clients and pets at Cherry Court vet Clinic!

  • Dr Ronja Sonntag Dr Ronja Sonntag Veterinarian Ronja originally hails from Germany, where she graduated and did her doctorate. She graduated with the AVBC in 2013 and has been loving life in Perth since 2010.

    She is an allrounder, enjoying all aspects of general practice but is also interested in dog behaviour in the confines of a hospital setting and loves cuddling particularly dachshunds.

    In her spare time she enjoys going for walks with her dogs: Basil, a cheeky Queenslander Jack Russel X Dachshund and our senior Whippet Finley. She also enjoys playing indoor beach volleyball and being a groupie for her husband’s Ska band.

  • Dr Jade Weatherley Dr Jade Weatherley Veterinarian Jade grew up in Cairns and graduated from The University of Queensland in 2012. Jade has previously been part of Cherry Court Vet Clinic in 2017 but then had to return to Brisbane. Jade is excited to be re-joining the team at Cherry Court Vet Clinic in 2022.

    Jade enjoys the variety of work that general practice brings. She has an interest in dentistry, internal medicine and preventative health.

    Jade has two miniature dachshunds at home named Cheerio and Chipolata, which keep her busy with all the mischief they get up to. Outside of work Jade is an avid foodie and enjoys spending time with her husband and dogs.

  • Dr Reece Dalais Dr Reece Dalais Veterinarian Dr Reece recently joined the Cherry Court team in 2023.

    riginally from Newcastle, New South Wales, he grew up surrounded by domestic animals and wildlife – having a family heavily involved in native animal rehabilitation. Unsurprisingly, Reece developed an early obsession with all things animal.

    After completing his Bachelor of Zoology, he spent some time volunteering and working at zoos on the East coast of Australia before deciding to pursue a career in veterinary medicine.

    He is still passionate about wildlife conservation and believes much of this begins with fostering good relationships between people and their animal companions. He is excited to get to know the amazing clients and their pets at Cherry Court vet clinic!

    In his spare time he enjoys running, making music, gaming, and becoming preoccupied with new animal hobbies.

  • Catriona (Cat) Hopper Catriona (Cat) Hopper Head Veterinary Nurse Catriona graduated from veterinary nursing in 2019 and has loved every aspect of nursing ever since.

    She is passionate about caring for all animals and has a passion for providing the best standard of care. When she’s not at work, you can find Catriona at the beach or hanging out with her cockatiel, Sunny.

  • Tracey De Passey Tracey De Passey Senior Veterinary Nurse and Cat Advocate

    I have an absolute passion for caring for animals, educating owners and providing advice to pet owners in need.

    I qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2018 after completing my Certificate III in Companion Animal and Certificate VI in Veterinary nursing

    I enjoyed nursing patients so much that I then went on to completing a certificate in Advanced Small Animal Nursing.

    I am always looking at ways to expand my knowledge and provide the very best care to my patients and owners. There is no job more fulfilling than being a vet nurse. I am proud of what I do every day.

  • Telea Hotker Telea Hotker Senior Veterinary Nurse Telea has been with us here at Cherry Court since August 2020 learning from the best and has now graduated as a Veterinary Nurse in June 2021. She has always aspired to follow a career in animal care and enjoys all parts of nursing. Telea has loved her training with us and cannot wait to continue as a Veterinary Nurse, helping to ensure the best experience for your pets.

    When she is not at work, she is drinking way too many cups of tea or spending time outdoors with her long-term partner and spoiling her Staffy cross, Nala.

  • Carolyn Kirstin Reid Senior Veterinary Nurse Kirstin has always been passionate about animals.

    Growing up with horses, cows and sheep her interest grew and she decided to make working with animals a career.

    She has experience with many animals including dogs, cats, rabbits, ferrets, cows, horses and sheep. When not working you'll find her at the beach, a camp site or 4 wheel driving.

  • Claire Ramage Claire Ramage Veterinary Nurse Claire graduated in December 2022 from Veterinary Nursing and is our newest team member on the block having joined Cherry Court Vets at the start of 2023.

    She has always had a passion for animals great and small, and after a big change from her previous studies decided to follow her dream job and hasn't looked back. Claire is keen to further develop her skill set, and excited to learn the very best standard in care here at Cherry Court Vets.

    When she is not working you'll find her somewhere along the coast with her beloved Groodle Wally by her side, cooking up a storm for her friends, or making delicious smelling candles.

  • Nicole Dobbs Nicole Dobbs Senior veterinary nurse & practice manager Nicole graduated from veterinary nursing in 2009 and have been working full time in the industry ever since. She has also spent 2 years working in the UK gaining more experience as a qualified nurse, her dream occupation.

    In 2014 she volunteered at a Vietnam Animal Welfare Organisation. Her role was to help at the animal shelter, write educational programs for both Vietnamese children and adults and to give advice to pet owners. Not only is Nicole a loving and caring nurse, but her animal handling abilities and theatre nursing skills are exceptional.
  • Kelly Kelly Krupljanin Reception Superstar Lifesgreat for Kelly. She has a wonderful husband and kids, and after a break from work she has returned to the industry, and in a role she loves.

    Kelly completed her Vet Nurse certificate in 2003 and has worked in a few clinics around Perth. She is now thrilled to be apart of the amazing Cherry Court Vet Clinic Team.

    If she is not ferrying her kids to their numerous sporting activities, she enjoys photography, pilaties, is a blue belt in taekwando and loves to bake up a storm with her signature peanut butter cookies.

  • Kelly Sophie Freeman Reception Superhero Sophie's love for animals inspired her to completely change her career path, embracing the opportunity to join a team dedicated to the welfare of animals and their owners. She can’t wait to expand her knowledge and learn from such a great team.

    When she isn't working, you’ll often find her outdoors with her Cavoodle Marley. Sophie loves adventurous activities, particularly those that involve interacting with animals. She and her long term partner have participated in a range of activities, spanning from swimming with sharks to meerkat encounters.

  • Nicola Jones Nicola Jones Super Saturday Receptionist Nicola has recently joined the team after having a 7yr break from work to be a stay at home mum.

    Having worked in a Vet Clinic many moons ago she is very happy to have landed the perfect job to transition back into working.

    She has a busy life at home with her husband, son and gorgeous Havanese named Pixel, and you can often find her and her entire family working out at the gym together.

  • Michelle Kefalinos Michelle Kefalinos Groomer Michelle is an experienced groomer, grooming since 2006!

    She also volunteers for various rescue groups to groom dogs that really need some help and are often very scared and tricky to groom. "Dogs are my life, I can’t imagine doing anything else!"We are very fortunate to have Michelle on our team and she always wears a bright big smile to work.

  • Olivia Okely Olivia Okely Veterinary Nurse I found my true passion for animal care through my travels with my previous business to and from rural areas of Mexico. As a result, I began volunteering with RSPCA and local Brisbane animal rescue groups.

    This passion was enough for a complete career change in 2020 where I started my studies towards becoming a veterinary nurse. I’ve recently moved back home to Perth after living interstate for the past 5 years and am looking forward to completing my veterinary nursing studies next year.

    I’m very passionate about infection and disease control. It’s safe to say dogs definitely hold a soft spot in my heart.

    After my own pup became Ill, I headed to Cherry Court Vet and was amazed by the level of service I received and the environment within the clinic; it quickly became a goal of mine to become part of the team!

  • Lisa James Lisa James Vet nursing student and Animal Attendant Lisa has always had a passion for animals and their welfare.

    She has been our afternoon receptionist at Cherry Court now for just under a year but has been wanting to pursue a career in Vet Nursing since she was 16. Travelling, family and having children delayed that slightly and she is so grateful to be able to show her daughters that dreams really do come true.

    In her own words: "I don’t just want to be a good nurse, I want to be a great one and the level of care that the nurses here at Cherry Court give to our patients on a daily basis is something that I am really looking forward to being a part of."

    When Lisa isn’t working, you can find her in the great outdoors with her husband, daughters and their 2 dogs, a short haired border collie, Bindi and a Blue Heeler called Finn.

  • Klarinda Ossevoort Klarinda Ossevoort Vet nursing student and Animal Attendant Klarinda is very passionate about helping clients and their pets. She has always wanted to be in the animal care industry and recently finished her certificate 2 in Animal Studies. She joined the Cherry Court Vet team at the end of 2021 as a Veterinary Nurse Trainee and can't wait to complete her studies.
  • Jessica Preece Jessica Preece Vet nursing student and Animal Attendant. Jess has always been a lover of all animals, growing up riding horses and constantly being around all types of animals.

    She joined the team at cherry court vet clinic late 2023 and She’s currently studying to become a vet nurse. She is very passionate about providing care and support to sick and injured animals.

    When Jess isn’t working or studying, you’ll find her on some sort of adventure with her long term partner and her dog, Freya or getting cozy with her cat, Rosie.

    Fun fact: Jess also has always been fascinated by reptiles which lead her to become a python owner.

  • Mikala Hudson Mikala Hudson Grooming Assistant Mikala has always loved animals. She grew up around a variety of animals including dogs, lizards and frogs.

    When she was younger she spent every birthday at farms and if she wasn’t at a farm she was out 4wd, camping or at the beach.

    Mikala finished her Certificate 2 in Animal studies in 2023 and decided to continue doing what she dreamt of, working with Animals. She is currently learning from our very skilled groomer, Michelle, everything there is to know about grooming with the aim of being a professional pet groomer very soon.