Deloraine Veterinary Centre

 03 6362 2108
23 Beefeater Street, Deloraine TAS 7304

Westbury Veterinary Centre

 03 6393 1400
88 Meander Valley Road, Westbury TAS 7303

Meet Our Nurses

Kylie Blackwell - Practice Manager

Kylie first started working at our practice in 2003 as a trainee veterinary nurse, and worked with us for 3 years before moving to Melbourne. During her 6 years in Melbourne Kylie worked in a number of different practices including general practice and also at after hour emergency centres. In 2012 Kylie returned home to Tassie to take on the role of Practice Manager.

Kylie spends most of her time in the office, doing accounts and looking after the rest of the team, including  planning and facilitating professional development. She is the go to person for resolving problems or issues.


Kylie is the proud owner of a British Shorthair cat called Phoebe, a pug x called Chelsea, and a British Bulldog named Peppa Pig.


In her spare time Kylie enjoys spending time with her dogs, spending time with family and friends and looking after her 2 nieces.

Shannon Yost - Senior Veterinary nurse

Shannon joined our team in January 2002 as an experienced veterinary nurse. Shannon’s many years of experience bring a wealth of knowledge to our junior nursing staff. Shannon spends the majority of her working day out with our patients.

Shannon particularly enjoys emergency and critical care, monitoring anaesthetics, and equine nursing. Her skills are  often  of vital importance as part of the team work involved in  achieving the many miraculous outcomes that happily walk out our door back to their loving homes.


Shannon is the proud owner of many animals including a cat called Colin, 3 dogs Rudi, indy & spud, and 3 horses named Mika, Marley and Remy.


Shannon enjoys competing in the equestrian sport of showjumping.

Patreena West - Senior Veterinary nurse

Patreena joined our team in 2005 as a trainee nurse. Since then Patreena has gained a wealth of experience and is now a fully qualified veterinary nurse. Patreena typically spends her days at work at reception, and has a special talent for organizing our diary and keeping things running as smoothly as possible.

Patreena has a special interest in nutrition and is the person to see if your animal has special dietary requirements.


In her spare time Patreena enjoys cattle farming, cooking and spending time with family, friends and pets.


Patreena is the proud owner of a border collie called Elly, 2 cats called Spider and Callie, and numerous farm animals.

Kristin Blazley - Veterinary nurse

Kristin joined our team in 2005 as a trainee veterinary nurse after spending time working in the equine industry.  Kristin is now an experienced veterinary nurse and has completed her certificate 2 in animal studies. Kristin’s day is often very varied as she spends time in both reception and in  nursing roles.


In her spare time Kristin enjoys playing polocrosse, competing in yard dog trials, training kelpies and helping out on the farm.


Kristin is the proud owner of Trojan the horse, and 12 kelpies.

Natasha Chandler - Veterinary nurse

Tash joined our team in as a casual veterinary nurse. Whilst Tash is great with the animals her particular interest is reception.

Tash is the proud mother to the beautiful Aria


In her spare time Tash enjoys cooking, reading and spending time with family and friends.


Tash owns a rather spirited cat named Tekke, and a cat named George.


Shari Johnstone - Veterinary nurse

Shari joined our team in 2008 as a trainee nurse working Saturday mornings at the Deloraine clinic. Shari has gained lots of experience since this time. Shari now works predominately at our Westbury clinic.


Shari owns numerous pets including 4 dogs, a cat, 2 ponies, a horse, a ferret, numerous aviary birds, and a flock of show pigeons.


In her spare time Shari enjoys fishing, craft work, reading, spending time with her animals








Chloe Walters - Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Chloe joined our team as a trainee veterinary nurse in December 2015. Since joining our tea m Chloe has gained some experience in all aspects of the clinic from reception to grooming and nursing.

Chloe is looking forward to expanding her knowledge and skills in the future while completing her traineeship.


In her spare time Chloe enjoys baking, travelling and sports such as netball and cross fit.


Chloe owns a spoilt border collie named Odie. 



Contact Us

 Opening Hours

Mon - Fri 8.00am - 5.30pm
Sat 9am - 12pm
Sun Closed
24 Hour Emergency Service Available

Contact Deloraine Vets

Phone 03 6362 2108
Address 23 Beefeater Street
Deloraine TAS 7304
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Contact Westbury Vets

Phone 03 6393 1400
Address 88 Meander Valley Road
Westbury TAS 7303
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