Our Vet Nurses

Caring and compassionate nursing team

We have an amazing team of Veterinary Nurses who are always more than happy to help. Whether it’s finding the best diet to suit your pets needs or giving that little bit extra TLC when your beloved pet is staying in hospital, our girls will be there to lend a hand.


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About Lauren

Lauren is an experienced vet nurse who completed her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing in 2012. Lauren came to the clinic in August 2012 after spending many years working at Symbio Wildlife Park where she was involved in the daily care of many animals, both Australian and exotic.

Lauren brings to the clinic an extreme enthusiasm and energy for animal care and customer service, as well as an extensive knowledge of Australian wildlife.


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About Terry

On the 2nd October 2020, Terry joined the Dapto Veterinary Clinic team. We are extremely pleased to have her onboard! Terry has been a human nurse for like “forever” and always wanted to be a vet nurse! Terry has pretty much worked at every hospital in the Illawarra. Terry figured it was a now or never decision, so when the opportunity arose to make the transition from caring for humans to caring for animals at Dapto Vet Clinic, she jumped on it and is not looking back!

Terry has an extremely pregnant foster cat, 2 horses and a dog and was also born and bred in the Illawarra.

Kasey Connors

Trainee Veterinary Nurse


About Kasey

Kasey is “personally very animal obsessed”. Kasey has owned dogs, lizards, mice, yabbies, and fostered baby joeys for WIRES. She currently has 2 dogs; a border collie (Ellie) and a blue heeler (Sadie), and is looking into getting a snake with her partner.

Kasey started her Certificate 2 for Animal Health in 2020 through her school (over 2 years), and will be commencing a Certificate 3 next year. Kasey feels happy and grateful for the opportunity to secure a traineeship at Dapto Veterinary Clinic, and cannot wait to learn how to be a qualified vet nurse.

Kasey is born and bred in Dapto and has travelled many countries, seeing many strange and beautiful animals.


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About Shauny

Shauny has been a Veterinary Nurse since 2014 after completing certificate IV in veterinary nursing. She grew up with a passion for small animals including rodents, reptiles and avian.

Shauny enjoys meeting all clients and their pets, and loves sharing her knowledge to help their needs.

In her spare time she loves spending time with family pets (Sky- husky, Ruby- border collie x retriever, Sox-cranky DSH, Titan- DSH) and her own pets Stella- DSH and Max- bull arab.

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