Meet the Northern Districts Vet Hospital Staff

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Google Maps location for Forest Animal Hospital 247

Forest Animal Hospital 24/7
612 Warringah Rd, Cnr Warringah Rd & Ferguson St
NSW 2087

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02 9451 4840

Northern Districts Veterinary Hospital
67 May Rd, Cnr Warringah Rd
Dee Why
NSW 2099

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02 9971 6562
02 9971 2308
  • Gregory Covarr

    Greg Covarr graduated from the University of Pretoria in South Africa in 1985. He spent two years in the dental department at the University of Pretoria doing research on guard dogs' canine teeth, when he then decided to seek his fame and fortune in London. It was there he met his wife Bronwyn, whereby together they set up three successful veterinary practices.

    Greg now enjoys living on the Northern Beaches of Sydney with the menagerie of pets his wife and children have collected. When Greg is not working as a vet he can be seen playing golf at Long Reef, or pitting his skills on the tennis court against his mates. Greg loves to keep fit and is often riding his mountain bike in the National Park.

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  • Bronwyn Covarr

    Bronwyn graduated from the University of Queensland in Brisbane in Dec 1985. After 18 months in small Animal practice in Ipswich she headed over to the UK for some locuming and traveling adventure.

    In London Bronwyn established the park vet practice with her husband Greg. Together they ran a successful practice in West Wimbledon, London for 10 years. In 2002 they returned to Sydney to raise their family of three children: Leah, Hannah and William, and to also be closer to family.

    Today they own and manage Northern Districts Vet Hospital and Forest Animal Hospital 24/7 and enjoy living on the Northern Beaches.

    Bronwyn's veterinary interest include feline medicine and she successfully completed a Feline medicine Long distance learning course in 2010.

    Bronwyn has four cats, one dog and 9 chickens. She also enjoys playing tennis, taking her dog Danny for long walks and reading.

  • Yvette Crowe

    Yvette graduated from the University of Sydney in 2010 and shortly after moved to Tamworth where she spent two and a half years experiencing all aspects of veterinary practice, both in small and large animals, as well as after hours emergency services. She then headed to the busy small animal practices of London, UK as a locum veterinarian.

    Yvette joined the Northern Districts team in February 2014 and is committed to providing a high level of care and compassion to all of her patients.

    Yvette has a dog named Cossie and many long distance furry friends in Tamworth. In her spare time Yvette loves dancing, playing the harp and reading.

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  • Janelle Clarke

    Janelle graduated from the University of Sydney in 1996. Since this time she has worked exclusively in small animal practice around Sydney, and has been based on the Northern Beaches for the past 15 years. Janelle has had a lot of experience in both surgery and medicine and really enjoys getting to know clients and their animals.

    Janelle initially worked at Northern Districts Vets in 1996, and has recently returned to work here part time. She is enjoying catching up with a lot of familiar faces now that she is back!

    In her spare time Janelle looks after her children, Henry and Anna and husband Steve. They share their home with greyhound Maddie, Border Collie Boots and Terrier Baz.

  • Lisa Milham
    Practice Manager/Head Veterinary Nurse

    Lisa is the Practice Manager / Head Nurse and has been with Northern Districts for 19 years. She has completed her Vet Nursing Certificate and Vet Technicians Certificate along with many other continuing education courses. In 2013 she successfully completed a certificate in Veterinary Practice Management. Lisa loves every aspect of nursing and keeping busy ensuring the practice runs smoothly. Lisa says “I have always had a love for animals, this is my passion and I wouldn’t want to be doing anything else, I love it”. Over the years, she has raised many kittens, puppies, birds & rabbits.

    Lisa is owned by her 3 gorgeous but demanding cats Moeesha (aka Chunky MoMo), Myrren and Peter Peter Pumpkin Eater Yohan Murray. If she could, she would have a farm with at least 3 of everything.

  • Beth Williams
    Veterinary Nurse

    Beth has been with us for a few years now. She previously worked part time at a boarding kennel for the 5 years and has had much experience with cats and dogs. She has developed an interest in the more senior pets and would like to focus on enhancing the quality of life of our older animals. She has successfully completed her Certificate IV at TAFE and is now studying again doing the Diploma of General Veterinary Nursing. Beth has raised and rehabilitated many kittens and now shares her life with "Taco" a cat that came to us with spinal problems.

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  • Lauren Wiseman
    Veterinary Nurse
  • Mikey (aka “Prince Michael of Narraweena”)
    Practice Cat

    Mikey was brought to the practice nearly 20 years ago by the garbage contractor and friend (Michael – hence why he was named “Mikey”) after he was hit by a car. He had a broken lower jaw and needed some TLC. He was about 6 months but acted like he had been born here.

    He now spends his days getting his slaves to let him in and out and in and out and so on and as a lot of people already know casually taking his time walking in front of cars in the car park.