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.

Kristy Denmead

Senior Veterinarian & Clinic 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. 

Kellie Gray

Senior Veterinarian (BSc BVMS)

Dr Kellie graduated from Murdoch University in 1994, and over the years has gained a broad depth of experience in General Practice facilities all over the Perth Metropolitan area. 

Owned by her tribe of fancy felines, Dr Kellie treasures time spent with her two daughters, gym sessions to kick-start her mornings and over the years has been an Assertive Defense Netball Player.

Dr Kellie has special interests in Emergency & Critical Care medicine, as well as Feline Medicine and Complex Medicine cases.

Georgia Johansen

Head Nurse

Georgia joined Fremantle Animal Hospital in 2022.  Georgia followed her dream and love of animals and became a qualified veterinary nurse in 2016.

Georgia always strives to give our clients and pets a big welcome when they arrive, and we have found the dogs really love her because she is always giving them treats!

Georgia is our in-house weight-watchers guru.  If you are concerned your pet is overweight and could use some assistance in losing some weight, Georgia can design a weight loss program specifically tailored to your pet’s individual needs.

In her spare time, she loves spending time with her fur family at home.  She has a dog Hana and two cats Ninja and Richard.

Chiara Boardman

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Chiara qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 2022, having previously worked at Fremantle Animal Hospital as our head receptionist, welcoming all the patients into the clinic while she finished her studies.  Chiara is now loving full time nursing, looking after your beloved pets.

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 a 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.

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

Chiara has introduced Puppy Pre-School to Fremantle Animal Hospital and is excited to start working with your new puppy building them into relaxed confident adult dogs.

Brooke Oliver

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Brooke graduated her Certificate IV in Veterinary nursing in 2019 and has been working in clinic ever since. 

Starting in general practice, she made the jump over to emergency and ICU and has since come back to general practice.  Brooke loves being in theatre and seeing the vets work their magic but also enjoys being hands on with her patients and giving them plenty of love and attention. 

Outside of work, Brooke is a mum of two who keep her busy, as well as a pet mum to Gracie the little foster fail and Theo the ragdoll.

Tracey Lycho

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Tracey qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2008 and worked in Sydney before deciding to join us on this side of the country in mid 2023.  She has a keen interest in anaesthetics and loves being in the surgery room (amputations are her favourite)

During her time as a vet nurse she also managed a successful mobile vet nurse service, obtained a bachelors degree in Marine Geoscience and lent a hand implementing infectious disease management protocols at a rescue facility in Bali.

In her down time Tracey enjoys scuba diving, competitive pole dancing and spoiling her two geriatric kitties as much as possible.

Tayla Menna


Tayla is our friendly receptionist and Trainee Veterinary Nurse. She started with Fremantle Animal Hospital at the beginning of 2023. She has completed her Certificate III in Animal Care and is currently undertaking her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. 

Tayla has a keen interest in pathology, vaccinations and strives to educate owners on the importance of parasite prevention.

Always quick to answer the phone, Tayla will help you organise your appointments and keep you connected to the veterinarians and nurses who care for your precious pets.

With most of her free time spent studying, the rest of the time she can be found chasing after her toddler or at the beach with her dog Billy.

Garnett Hall

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

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!

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