The staff at Boonah Veterinary Hospital all share a deep love of animals and strive to look after your animals as we do our own! We are a local team ,with a common goal of servicing the pets and livestock of the Scenic Rim. Our veterinarians are members of the Australian Veterinary Association and regularly attend continuing education conferences and workshops.
Our clinic is located just out of Boonah - turn off Ipswich Boonah Road and we are right there! We have a small cattle yard including loading ramp, vet crush, equine crush and a holding paddock. If you have not been here before then we suggest calling to advise on parking for trucks and floats. The clinic is a purpose built building with consult rooms, surgery, hospital and pharmacy.
MEET OUR TEAM
Dr Melanie Fedrick BVSc BSc
Melanie is the practice owner and principle veterinarian and has worked at Boonah Veterinary Hospital since graduation in 1999. She grew up locally, on her family's dairy farm at Mt Alford. Melanie is involved with the Fassifern Vaulting Team and the Fassifern Horse & Pony Club. You will find her paddocks filled with Jersey cows, Haflinger and Caspian ponies and of course, the vaulting horses! Not forgetting her little friends, there is PC the Jack Russell, Stanley the Cattle Dog and Tabitha the resident feline.
Dr Gemma Calle BVSc
Dr Colleen Buckley BVSc
Gemma is an experienced veterinarian who works part-time at our practice. She has worked throughout Australia, as well as in the U.K. She is a passionate small animal vet who is fascinated by the human-animal bond. Her furry and non-furry children include Molly the cattle dog x, the kooky guinea fowl and 2 small humans.
Colleen Buckley is an experienced veterinarian who has worked throughout Queensland as well as a stint in England as a mixed and small animal veterinarian. Colleen lives on a farm near Beaudesert. Her children breed and show Brahman cattle, so you will often find Colleen at the local shows.
Dr Emily Kaminski BVetBiol BVSc
Emily is one of our dedicated part time Veterinarians. She has a passion for all things related to horses and dentistry (both horses and small animals) and is a qualified Equine Dentist. She also runs her own Veterinary Acupuncture business based at Veresdale. As with all our veterinarians, she enjoys spending time with her horses and dogs at home. Dr. Emily has been on maternity leave and will return on a part time basis early 2020.
Toni is a veterinary nurse here at the clinic. Her and her husband Kerry are involved with the Boonah Campdraft and Rodeo Association and have a team of campdraft horses at home. Toni enjoys surgical nursing and getting out in the field.
Jo is another one of our great vet nurses that works here at the clinic. Jo comes from Rathdowney and is involved with the Rathdowney Pony Club with her daughter Rosie. As is the trend, she has a large array of animals at home. Jo particularly enjoys meeting different families and their pets in the area.