Tina Speak

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Tina has over 20 years experience working in the Veterinary Industry both here in Perth and in the UK. She has a life-long love of animals, is passionate about animal welfare, and has a special interest in animal pain management and looking after fragile patients.

Tina's attention to detail compliments the veterinary care given at North Perth Veterinary Centre. She is a talented and approachable veterinary nurse who consistently goes that extra mile for each patient and their owners. She regularly has her grooming kit close by believing that all patients should always look their best and she will ensure that your ongoing veterinary care is met by providing reminders and follow up calls when required.

Tina has two very cheeky cream Burmese cats called Ruby and Tommy.

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Cindy Trevathan

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Cindy is originally from New Zealand and made the move to Perth in 2008. She is a qualified veterinary nurse with over ten years experience in the veterinary industry.

She is always focused on offering the best service to our clients. She is a talented nurse and a friendly and professional team member. When answering your calls, Cindy will ensure your needs are listened to and appropriate information is detailed to the Veterinarian.

Cindy is dedicated to providing the best overall experience at North Perth Veterinary Centre. She is a valued member of the team, hard-working, sincere and a skilled animal handler, she is gentle and will keep your pet calm and comfortable during every visit.

Cindy is knowledgeable, helpful, has a natural empathy for pets and understands what they mean to you and your family.

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Dr Pip

Dr Philippa Hodgen


Dr. Pip graduated from Murdoch University in 2003 and practiced for a period of time in the Mt Lawley area. She then spent the following 9 years practising in the USA in both Philadelphia and Los Angeles.

Deciding to be a vet at a very young age Pip has a love and passion for veterinary medicine and surgery and has dedicated her career to providing high quality pet care in a welcoming and genuinely friendly environment.

Pip finds caring for pets an incredibly rewarding opportunity and thoroughly enjoys nurturing a relationship with pets and their owners.

Pip and her family live locally. She has a happy Boxer dog who she bought over to Australia from the USA. Pip has two daughters and spends every minute she is not at work with her family.

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Dr  Penny

Dr Penny Anderson


Dr. Penny graduated from Murdoch University several decades ago, when the university was very new. She has remained up to date with much continuing education, including a Masters Degree in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery.

Dr. Penny has worked as a vet in most states of Australia as well as in the UK. She has treated farm animals and horses, but now enjoys being part of a solely companion animal practice.

Originally a farm girl, she has always had animals in her life and loves the opportunity to help people enjoy the special bond they have with their pet.

She has 2 rescue dogs, a Maltese Terrier cross called Fizzy, and a Staffordshire Bull Terrier cross called Ben.

When not at work she spends time with her family, in her garden or on the beach with her dogs. She loves being outdoors and cannot imagine a life without an animal in it.

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