Meet Our Team
Over 65 Years of Veterinary Experience
Blue Lake Vet Clinic owned by Dr Caroline Weston, Head Veterinarian and Julie Taylor, Head Veterinary Nurse since 20??. We were lucky to move to our brand new building at 26 Ferrers Street, Mount Gambier in 2017 and have been making use of our state of the art facility. Our clinic values a friendly and professional veterinary approach.
There's No Place like Home
Over 50 Years of Combined Veterinary Experience
Blue Lake Vet Clinic has been owned by Dr Caroline Weston, Head Veterinarian and Julie Taylor, Head Veterinary Nurse, since 2012. We were lucky to move to our brand new building at 26 Ferrers Street, Mount Gambier in 2017 and have been making good use of our state of the art facility.
The clinic is home to a couple of permanent residents, You will often be greeted on the phone by our two resident budgies, chirping in the background, Percy and Peter.
Lucille our clinic cat is famous across Mount Gambier, and is often sitting at reception or in warmer weather sunning herself on the veranda. Please follow her on instagram for updates on what she is up to at the clinic.
Our team of experienced Veterinarians bring over 50 years of combined experience to the clinic. Our knowledgeable nurses make the team and our clinic values a friendly and professional veterinary approach.
Dr Caroline Weston
Veterinarian BSc BVMS
Dr Caroline Weston graduated from Murdoch University in 1986. She has a broad range of clinical experience including large and small animals, birds, reptiles and wildlife. Caroline takes a special interest in orthopaedic surgery, exotic animal medicine and diagnostic imaging. She is currently working Wednesday, Thursday and Friday with some Saturday mornings. Caroline is a part owner with our Head Veterinary Nurse and Practice Manager Julie Taylor. Caroline has an eclectic group at home comprising Mintie the bull terrier, Tia a rescue dalmation cross, various rescue magpies and a galah.
Dr Nicole Tumminello
Veterinarian BVSC (Hons)
Dr Nicole Tumminello graduated from the University of Sydney in 2001. Nicole has a wide range of experience in the veterinary field, she has an interest in orthopaedic surgery, complete patient care and client relations. Nicole is with us on Monday’s and some weekends. Nicole loves to grow her own produce and has sheep, chickens and a budgie at home.
Dr Georgina Hillier
Veterinarian BSc BVMS (Hons)
Dr Georgina Hillier commenced work at Blue Lake Veterinary Clinic in late 2018 and is currently working 3-4 days each week. Georgina graduated from Murdoch University in 2010. Since graduation her veterinary travels have taken her from the Barossa Valley to Darwin, Melbourne, New South Wales and the Riverland. Georgina enjoys tricky medical cases and all things cat.
Dr Sophie Scott
Veterinarian BSc DVM
Dr Sophie Scott is our newest team member, commencing work as a New Graduate Veterinarian in January 2019. She graduated from the University of Adelaide in 2018. Sophie is a Mount Gambier local and we are so happy to see her return to the area as a fully-fledged veterinarian. Sophie brings a fresh approach to practice and is always willing to give a thorough treatment plan for all our patients, she has a special interest in canine behaviour. Sophie lives at home with Gracie the border collie.