Dr Isaac Roebuck

B.Vet.Biol., B.Vet.Sc.
Isaac is an experienced veterinarian having worked with large & small animals for several years in the Tamworth region and across the United Kingdom.
He enjoys the veterinary variety that comes from a thriving regional town and has a special interest in cattle work and small animal medicine.
Isaac leads the amazing team and is focused on providing quality care for all animals in our community. In his spare time you’ll find him running with his kelpie Winnie or spending time with his family and friends.

Dr Laura Smith

B.V.Sc. (Hons)
Laura graduated from the University of Queensland in 2021 and began working at the practice shortly after. She is originally from warm and sunny Queensland so moving to Tamworth has been a bit of a change! Her interests include surgery, ruminant medicine and anything exotics and wildlife.
Outside of work, Laura enjoys camping and hiking, or reading a good book on the couch with her cat, Ravioli, who was adopted from the clinic after some gentle encouragement from my colleagues! Ravioli now lives a happy and spoilt life.

Dr Sam Webster

B.Vet.Biol., B.Vet.Sc.
After growing up in Dubbo, Sam ventured South to Wagga Wagga to attend Ag College and undertake his Veterinary Studies. Sam enjoys all aspects of a mixed veterinary practice and feels right at home working up challenging cases in the clinic but also thoroughly enjoys getting out on the farm to do anything related to cattle, equine or otherwise.
When he’s not at work, you’ll likely catch him out in the sun, at the beach or playing any type of sport, but mostly rugby! Sam particularly enjoys the social side of sport and living in a big country town.

Dr Lily McLelland

B.Vet.Biol., B.Vet.Sc.
Lily grew up in Central West NSW surrounded by many other animal lovers and a supportive rural community that helped foster her passion for becoming a vet.

After school, Lily spent a year travelling and studying Yoga overseas before returning to study veterinary science at Charles Sturt University in Wagga Wagga.

Lily has a passion for both large and small animal medicine, with a keen interest in all animal species and moved to Tamworth to begin her veterinary career at Tamworth Veterinary Hospital in 2023.

In her spare time she enjoys camping, getting into the ocean, practicing or teaching yoga or spending time with her family and her cream kelpie ‘Nulla’ and kelpie x ‘Frog’.

Dr Ciara Richardson

B.Vet.Biol., B.Vet.Sc.

Dr Melissa Gosson

B.Sc. (Hons)., B.V.Sc
Melissa grew up on farms in the Tamworth area, and after a stint away to attend University returned home in 2004 with Sean, her husband who is a school teacher. The family has since expanded to include Jethro and Tabitha and fur child Kaiyo, as well as a variety of nephews and nieces.
Melissa works part time, and when not at the clinic can be found spending time busy with her other loves, Trinity Church and Family. Though they say never to work with children or animals, Melissa does both, running a weekly children’s playgroup for her Church (if you bring in a small child to a consultation Melissa is likely to sing to them)!
Whilst loving the variety that mixed practice brings, Melissa is doing further study in animal behaviour and is a Stress Free Accredited Veterinarian with a silver level low stress handling certification.

Dr Michelle Tolhurst

B.A. B.V.Sc
Michelle was born in Auckland, NZ and after finishing her Bachelor of Arts degree, went backpacking and lived in the UK where she met her husband. After a few years in the UK, Michelle and her husband continued traveling and ended up in Sydney where her veterinary adventure began.
Michelle and her family live on a large hobby farm along with two cheeky dachshunds, two rescue cats, a collection of horses including a brumby, three inquisitive chooks and a small herd of quiet Belted Galloway cattle. She enjoys small animal surgery, particularly on exotics such as rabbits, guinea pigs, ferrets, rats, mice and wildlife, as well as small animal dentistry work.
When she’s not in the practice, Michelle is teaching part-time at TAFE in the Animal Care Section. She also enjoys playing touch footy, yoga, pilates, dance and watching her son play hockey.

Dr Gina Rogers

B.Vet.Biol., B.Vet.Sc.
Gina grew up on a cattle and sheep property near Boggabri NSW. Gina has spent the past few years working in Wollongong for a bit of a sea change, but has since moved closer to home after she had her son.

She has 3 Labradoodles, a poodle, 2 human babies and one very patient partner, Ben. Gina enjoys small animal medicine and surgery but likes to dabble in all aspects of veterinary work.

Marjolyn Thomas

Practice Manager

Marjolyn was born and raised in The Netherlands before moving to Australia in 1995.
Married to Brian and mother to Amber and Caleb, she is a passionate dressage rider and event coordinator.
Home is in Moore Creek which the family shares with their 3 horses, 3 dogs and an abundance of wildlife.

Lauren Amor

Head Veterinary Nurse

Lauren started working at the clinic in 2018 and completed certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing in 2019. Her main interests are in anaesthetics, surgical nursing and neonate care.
She has two American Staffordshire terriers, Harley and Dotti and an axolotl named Peanut. Lauren has a small hobby farm on 25 acres about 15 minutes out of Tamworth, which is home to four of her potty sheep.
When she’s at work you can usually find Lauren riding her motorbike, wakeboarding or water skiing at Chaffey Dam or with a potty lamb or two following her around like they haven’t been fed a day in their life!

Bianca Woodley

Veterinary Nurse

Bianca is a fully qualified veterinary nurse who studied her Cert IV at Kurri Kurri TAFE.
She enjoys all aspects of nursing and loves all animals large and small, with a special interest in exotics.
Her fur family consists of a chocolate labrador, Squid, a rescue cat, Spud, and two rabbits, Waffles and Toast.

Georgia Nelson

Veterinary Nurse

Georgia is currently studying to complete her Certificate IV of Veterinary Nursing and will graduate in July 2023. Georgia is originally from Tamworth and grew up in the Dog Show world competing all over Australia showing over 100 breeds with rare breeds like Affenpinschers, Xoloitzcuintlis and common ones like Beagles and Labradors.
She has always loved being around animals growing up on a farm with horses, cattle, cats, guinea pigs and dogs. Georgia owns an Australian Shepherd named Ice and a Cat named Ben who she adopted from the clinic in July 2022.

Adeline Dennis

Veterinary Nurse

Addy grew up in the French countryside and immigrated to Australia in 2006. She has a background in Business and Administration and went on to study vet nursing at Tamworth TAFE where she graduated in 2022.
Her favourite part of being a vet nurse is tending to and medicating hospitalised patients, assisting with surgeries and neonate care.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters, travelling, or at the family farm with her gorgeous dog Luna and their two cats Leo and Felix.

Annette Dunn

Receptionist & Office Administrator

Annette has previously worked as a dental receptionist and nurse, and now enjoys working part-time as a veterinary receptionist & office administrator.

She enjoys traveling overseas, going to the gym and spending time with her fur babies, family and especially her grandchildren.

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Our History


Share your designs

Tamworth Veterinary Hospital was founded in 1964 by Dr Doug Bryden

We review your designs in detail and provide you with a fixed-price-breakdown for each page and a timeline for the project.


Begin development

In 1974, the practice expanded to include a second building in response to growing demand for quality small animal care.

If you’re happy with the price, we’ll start the work right away, by building each page across mobile, tablet and desktop.


Provide feedback

Drs Greg Ireland and Stuart Keller purchased the practice in 1989

Once we’re 80% of the way through to completion, we will share a link for you to review the website on a staging site and provide feedback.


Webflow training & support

In October of 1994, the house on the corner was fully renovated to the standard required for Class “A” Veterinary Hospital certification.

We provide  you with post-30 day launch support and a library of personalised tutorials on how to use your new website so that you are well equiped to take control of the website.


Webflow training & support

Dr Isaac Roebuck and his wife Georgie purchased the practice and continue to build on Tamworth Vet Hospital’s deep history of providing quality care for all animals in the region.

We provide  you with post-30 day launch support and a library of personalised tutorials on how to use your new website so that you are well equiped to take control of the website.

We're Hiring

Are you passionate about animals and want to work in a collaborative, friendly environment and grow your skill set to help pets in need?
We’d love to hear from you.