Our team is a vibrant, skilful and dedicated group of vets and nurses from Fremantle and surrounding suburbs. We love our town and pride ourselves on providing exceptional care for every animal we meet.

Garnett Hall

Veterinarian & Practice Owner (BVSc (Hons))

Dr. Garnett Hall possesses a Bachelors degree in Veterinary Science with Honours. He has over 14 years of experience in small animal, beef, dairy and equine veterinary services. He loves looking after all species of animals and enjoys all aspects of veterinary work, including emergency care, mobile services, farm animal work and complex equine surgeries. 

During his career, Garnett has worked across Australia and overseas with all species of animals. He has also participated in humanitarian assistance veterinary work in East Timor and many remote areas of Australia. He recently completed an Army deployment to Kangaroo Island as part of Operation Bushfire Assist. 

Garnett is also a graduate of the Royal Military College - Duntroon and is a commissioned officer in the Australian Defence Force holding the rank of Captain. He has served on Operations both domestic and overseas and continues to serve in the Army Reserve where he looks after our Military Working Dogs. He was also elected the Greyhounds As Pets (GAP) WA ambassador in 2019 and is the President-elect of the Australian Veterinary Association WA Division.

Maxwell Hall

Veterinarian & Practice Owner ( BVSc (Hons), MANZCVS (Equine Surgery), Diplomate ECVS (Equine Surgery))

Dr Maxwell Hall is a registered specialist in Large Animal Surgery. He has worked in pioneering veterinary hospitals across the world and is one of a very small cohort of equine veterinarians in WA to be recognised as a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons – Specialist in Equine Surgery.

At the time he was the youngest person in the Southern Hemisphere to obtain such a title.

Maxwell is also a Member of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists (MANZCVS – Equine Surgery) and received first class honours for his veterinary degree obtained from the University of Queensland in 2007. He has published many journal articles and is constantly developing and refining innovative surgical procedures. He regularly travels internationally to conferences.

Outside of his veterinary career Maxwell is a keen Rugby Union player and is a lover of all things bull terrier!

Kristy Denmead

Veterinary Practice Manager (BSc (hons) BVMS GradDipEd)

Dr Kristy Denmead graduated from Murdoch University in 2011. She received first class honours for a study looking at hypertension in cats and she also has a graduate diploma in education. 

Kristy is our Senior Veterinary Manager as well as a consulting clinician. Her special interests are dermatology, clinical pathology and all things internal medicine. She is our resident chihuahua lover (the feistier the better!) and she really enjoys dentals and ear cleans!  

In her spare time she can usually be found in south Freo with her dogs. Kristy also enjoys crocheting, yoga and sharing yummy vegan food. 

Lisa Jane Hills

Veterinary Nurse

Lisa qualified as a veterinary nurse in the UK in 2003, however she has been working in the industry since 1995. During Lisa veterinary career she has work in busy small and large animal hospitals. Lisa has always had a huge passion and interest in conservation and wildlife so after qualifying she went on to be the onsite vet nurse for a 24hr wildlife rescue centre in the South West of England, before moving to Western Australia in 2010.

Lisa’s work for wildlife didn’t stop there, as well as working at Fremantle Animal Hospital she also works as a veterinary nurse at Perth Zoo. Lisa feels she has the best of both worlds getting to do two jobs that she loves. She says she loves being able provide a high standard of nursing to the pets within her local community.

Outside of work Lisa loves to explore WA and is usually never far from the coast,  or her Bull Terrier named Moomin (in fact Moomin even joins her at work at F.A.H)

She also enjoys spending her spare time scuba diving and taking underwater photographs.

Chiara Boardman


Chiara is our current veterinary receptionist while she finishes her qualifications as a vet nurse and is very excited to be graduating at the end of the year. 

Although relatively new to the industry she has always had a passion for animals and has been working and volunteering with rescue organisations since moving back to Perth, in 2019, after 12 years, travelling the world as an aerial circus performer. 

Working and travelling with equestrian show, Cavalia for 5 years, gave Chiara extensive experience working alongside horses and gaining knowledge particularly regarding their behaviours (with added benefit of her partner being a horse trainer).

Chiara has a particular interest in behaviour and physical rehabilitation and hopes once graduated to further her studies in these areas, in the meantime she gets her own hands-on experience in this with her own rescue tripod Arlo.

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