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Dr. Randal McLellan BVSc

Cert AQIS Small Animal Export

Dr. Randal graduated from the University of  Queensland in 1984 and worked in various private practices in Australia and overseas for several years before settling in Hervey Bay where he co-founded the Wide Bay Vet Surgery in 2002.  Dr Randal has over 30 years experience in the veterinary industry and has a keen interest in soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery.   Dr Randal and his wife Liz, along with their pets relocated to the northern Brisbane bayside in September 2014 and are enjoying meeting the laid back friendly people in the Sandgate area as well as getting to know new patients and their owners. Dr Randal also has a interest in coastal and marine issues and enjoys travel, boating, camping and fishing in his spare time.  Deagon,

Dr. Randal McLellan BVSc

Dr. Holly Taylor BVSc (Hons 1st Class)

After graduating from the University of Queensland in 2006, Dr Holly has had extensive experience at various practices throughout Australia and the United Kingdom.  She has a particular interest in small animal emergency and critical care medicine and surgery and has completed several courses focussing on this specialty.

Holly has a tiny dog called Jemima, who suffers from the embarrassing affliction of ‘tiny-dog syndrome’ and has been known to take on the occasional 80kg Great Dane much to the amazement of her mum.  When she is not wrangling the tiny terr(i)or Holly enjoys gardening and sampling the odd craft beer.

Holly is very much looking forward to getting to know the clients and pets of Third Avenue Veterinary Surgery and to exploring a bit of sunny Sandgate.

Dr. Holly Taylor BVSc

Veterinary Nurses

Sam Reed

Cert IV VN

Sam is our Practice Manager. She has completed a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing and been nursing at Third Avenue Vet in Sandgate for the past six years. Sam has ten years experience in the pet care industry.

Sam Reed

Narelle Miller

Cert IV VN

Narelle is one of our dedicated Veterinary Nurses. She has a keen interest in surgical nursing, in particular nursing for orthopedic procedures. Narelle has two Lhasa Apso Poodle crosses Rebel & Indie, a cat called Destiny.

Narelle Miller

Liz McLellan

Liz is our business manager and also helps out with reception. Liz is a country girl at heart and grew up a passionate horserider surrounded by farm and domestic animals.  One of Liz’s other passions is travelling and seeing what the world has to offer.  She now shares her life with two beautiful cats, Gizmo the Birman & Bella the Ragdoll, and a veterinarian named Randal in Sandgate.

Liz McLellan