Our Team

APPOINTMENT

Dr. Belinda Parsons - Elite Fear Free Qualified

Veterinarian

Dr. Belinda Parsons is a veterinarian and certified veterinary acupuncturist. She is the owner of Rouse Hill Family Vets as well as on the Board of Directors of the Australia College of Veterinary Acupuncture. She has been a small animal veterinarian for over 13 years and has always been a passionate advocate for senior pet health care.

She has completed 3 additional years of study in Veterinary Oncology, Small Animal Endocrinology, and Small Animal Neurology through Massey University. She attended the first Australian Veterinary Palliative Care Advisory Council Conference in May 2018.

She is an avid campaigner for Fear Free Veterinary Visits and is a Level 3 Certified Fear Free Practitioner. She understands that the emotional wellbeing of a patient is just as important as their physical wellbeing and proactively takes steps to reduce fear, anxiety, and stress in her patients.

Dr. Belinda is, unfortunately, no stranger to grief. Her father died during her 2nd year in Veterinary School, and more recently she lost two grandparents and her father in law over a six month period. It is through her own experiences with grief and loss that she is not afraid to be vulnerable with families at this difficult time.

Her family apprises of husband James, daughters Lily and Georgie, and furbabies Chewie and Elmo. Her favourite activities outside of the veterinary world are bushwalking with the family (including the dogs) through our local reserves, photography and traveling the world.

Jack and Percy, were two very much loved members of Dr. Belinda’s family, it is in their memory that Dr. Belinda has decided to offer her in-home palliative care and euthanasia service.

Dr. Nicole Geyer DVM - Level 1 Fear Free Qualified

Veterinarian

Nicole graduated from Michigan State University in 2010. She has worked in the veterinary industry for over 20 years and began her career as a mixed (large and small) animal vet in the United States, then in Sydney for a short time, before switching to small animal practice. Most recently, before joining Rouse Hill Family Vets, she practiced as a locum around NSW.

Nicole enjoys all aspects of small animal general practice but is particularly passionate about dental health, fear-free visits, and aged pet well-being.

Her family consists of partner Tom (the 69th Australian to summit Mount Everest), son Reggie, and Labrador Goldie. As an adventurous family, in their free time, they enjoy canyoning, hiking, camping, and travel.

Dr. Jade Contreras, DVM - Level 1 Fear Free Qualified

Veterinarian

Jade knew she wanted to become a vet when her dad surprised her on her 8th birthday with her first kitten. He took her to the local chicken farm, and she picked out the only ginger kitten and named him Toby. At this moment, Jade’s love of cats began and has only grown since.

She grew up in Western Sydney and is a proud graduate of Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga. Jade graduated in 2016 with a dual degree in veterinary biology/veterinary science.

Since starting with The Rouse Hill Family Vets in July 2022, she has embraced fear-free principles to provide a warm, positive, and happy experience for both pets and their parents. She loves helping anxious pets and parents feel more comfortable going to the vet.

Although Jade enjoys all aspects of vetting, her primary area of interest includes all things cats, geriatric medicine/surgery, and dermatology.

When she’s not working, her two boys keep her constantly on her toes!

Dr. Tina Zhong, DVM - Level 1 Fear Free Qualified

Veterinarian

Tina was born and raised in Sydney, Tina graduated from the University of Sydney in 2017 and has been working in small animal practice ever since.

Since joining the team in 2023, Tina has loved being able to help clients and their pets in a fear free setting. Her veterinary interests include animal behaviour, soft tissue surgery, and strengthening the bond between people and their pets.

Outside of the clinic, Tina enjoys cooking, reading, and taking unflattering photos of her rescue cat Kitten

Emma - Level 3 Fear Free Qualified

Practice Manager

Emma has always loved animals, but it wasn’t until back in 2011 when she got a casual job in a pet shop did she realise that her passion and future were in the veterinary industry. She started studying in 2012 and has worked as a Vet Nurse for the last ten years.

Emma is a certificate IV certified Veterinary Nurse and Certificate III Fear Free certified. She believes that the chances of recovery for animals will be much faster if their experience is positive and as stress-free as possible.

Emma’s family consists of her husband Mark, her beautiful daughters Lilah and Charlotte. Her menagerie of animals includes her two dogs: Sadie and Rory. Her two cats: Lucy Lu and Jackson, her two rabbits Ruby and Rupert, and her 56-year-old Cockatoo Charlie, who she has known all her life.

She loves working behind the scenes on what goes into running a vet clinic but also loves getting to know our lovely clients. Be sure to say “hi” to her next time you are in.

Charlotte - Level 2 Fear Free Qualified

Head Veterinary Nurse

Charlotte has been in the veterinary industry for almost 10 years and gained her diploma in veterinary nursing with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons back in London in 2015.

After fulfilling her life long dream to travel she decided to call Australia home. Charlotte lives locally and is a fur mum to border collie Summer and cat Luther.

She loves all aspects of veterinary nursing and has a keen interest in surgical nursing and exotic pets.

Brittany - Level 1 Fear Free Qualified

Head Veterinary Nurse

Brittany is a qualified cert IV Vet nurse with over 4 1/2 years of experience. She is also fear free certified.

Brittany is very excited to join the team and loves coming to work every day and getting to care for our patients.

Brittany has 4 pets at home including a Maltese x toy poodle named Roxy, a Cocker Spaniel x Cavalier King Charles Spaniel named Franklin, a cat named walnut, and a sun conure named Neville.

Casey - Level 1 Fear Free Qualified

Senior Veterinary Nurse, Trainer and Groomer

Casey has been working in the Veterinary industry for 12 years. She has her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing and is Fear Free qualified. She has a Certificate IV in Statement of Attainment of dog training and has graduated from Puppy preschool instructors courses. She has also done training with the Delta society. Casey brings a wealth of knowledge and compassion to our team and incorporates Fear Free and positive reinforcement techniques in all of her training classes and her grooming.

Her family consists of two beautiful horses Kora and Choice and two fur pups Poppi and Billie.

Savanna - Level 1 Fear Free Qualified

Senior Veterinary Nurse

Savanna started her veterinary nurse career in 2015. She joined our team in May 2022. Savanna grew up in Botswana (in Southern Africa), where she was exposed to many weird and wonderful animals from a very young age. It was during this time she grew to love animals. Savanna has an affinity for cats and is a proud cat-mum to her orphaned kitties Nugget and Nina.

Amy

Veterinary Nurse

Amy started working as a Vet Nurse at a small GP clinic in 2017 while she completed her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.

She also has some experience working and volunteering at animal shelters so has a special place in her heart for all the rescue animals she works with.

She has two dogs; Big Fudge and Hazel, and two cats; Donald and Pudding. She also has a small herd of guinea pigs.

Amy’s family had a variety of pets growing up, so she feels most at home when there is a furry friend nearby

Hana

Receptionist

Hana migrated to Australia as a 16-year-old from the Czech Republic. She has always loved animals and, as a small child, wanted to run away with the circus to help them. During high school, she worked with racehorses at Randwick Racecourse, followed by a Horse Management course at UNE.

Apart from 10 years of a detour to work as a designer for an Embroidery Software company and having her children, her life has been dedicated to animal care. She is a cert IV-qualified veterinary nurse with 15 years of experience.

Hana met Dr. Belinda a few years ago when searching for an acupuncture practitioner for her pointers to Ernie and Beatrice. Dr. Belinda, Ernie, and Beatrice even shared the same birthday!

Hana’s family consists of husband Richard, daughters Matilda and Charlotte, English Pointers Audrey and Bertie, Cats Charlie and Lola, horses Betty and Rocky, guinea pigs G & T, turtle Speedy and a fluctuating number of chickens.

She is VERY excited to be able to work alongside the RHFV team!

Marissa

Receptionist

Marissa has always had a passion for animals, and after being a stay-at-home mum for many years, she felt it was time for a career change. Her love (and slight obsession) for her Boxers led her in this new direction. Soon to finish her Certificate IV in Vet Nursing, Marissa is excited to join the team and continue her education in veterinary practices to provide the best possible care for your pets. Marissa shares her home with her husband, Nathan, and their three children: Declan, Xavier, and Tadhg. Their family is completed by their beloved Boxers, Posey and Panda, and a bearded dragon named Cueto. Outside of work, Marissa enjoys spending time with her human and fur family. She also has a unique hobby—learning to drive drift cars at the track. With her compassionate approach and commitment to continuous learning, Marissa is ready to provide exceptional care for all your pets.  

We care for your pets as though they are family

Address

10/591 Withers Road,
Rouse Hill NSW 2155

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Opening Hours

Monday - Thursday: 9am - 6pm
Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturday: 9am - 1pm
Sunday & Public Holidays Closed

In-home euthanasia services run outside of opening hours by appointment only

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