Our Team

Dr Nadine Gruenthal BSc BVMS MVS

Veterinarian/Practice owner

Nadine graduated from Murdoch University Veterinary School in 2003. She has worked in several prominent small animal practices in Perth. She has gained significant experience in both medicine and surgery. Naidne has a passion for small animal reproduction (because she loves puppies and kittens!).

Nadine’s achievements include:

  • Masters in Small Animal Practice – Murdoch University, 2010
  • PennHip radiology accreditation completed – United States, 2006
  • Camelot Sires semen freezing course – Adelaide 2007
  • Transcervical Insemination and Artificial Reproduction Course – Melbourne, 2008
  • AQIS accreditation

Nadine loves dogs and cats, but still has a soft spot for all creatures great and small. She has two dogs called Tony and Rosie who often come to work with Nadine. She also has 2 cats – Rocket who is a gorgeous ginger rescue cat and Shadow who is a big stunning Maine Coon

Maz Mahouti - The Pet Practice

Dr Maziyar Mahouti BSc BVMS


Dr Maz started his veterinary career as a mixed animal practitioner and then focusing on dairy cattle veterinarian. After immigrating to Australia his love for animals and passion for the veterinary profession motivated him to gain Australian qualification from Murdoch University, this time focusing on small animals. Dr Maz loves being a small animal vet now. He is very keen to advance his skills and it always attending new courses and conferences so that he can offer a high standard of care.

He is a fun-loving father of two children and a fur parent to a gorgeous cat, many fish. Dr Maz has promised his children that they will soon be welcoming a puppy to their family too!

Dr Maz has a special interest in surgery, dermatology and small animal reproduction.

Dr Emily Stone

Dr Emily Stone BSc DVM


Dr Emily grew up on a wheat and sheep farm in the wheatbelt where her love for animals started. Upon completing her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2020 she worked in a busy emergency practice in Perth where she gained a large amount of experience in many complex medical and surgical cases. Dr Emily has a keen interest in medicine and emergency and is passionate about treating every animal as she would her own. She loves all dogs and cats though has a soft spot for golden retrievers and has just adopted her own golden retriever puppy named Teddy. In her free time she loves riding her cheeky gelding Denzel, spending time with family and friends as well as helping on the family farm.

Candice Gelm - The Pet Practice

Dr Candice Gelmi BSc BVMS MANZCVS


Candice graduated from Murdoch University in 2009 and spent her first two years of practice as a mixed practice veterinarian in mid North Queensland. She then returned to Perth and has worked in numerous small animal clinics since. Her passion for surgery led her to complete membership examinations with the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in Small Animal Surgery. This was followed by two surgical internships at both WAVES and The Animal Hospital, Murdoch. We are really lucky to have a team member with the experience and knowledge that Candice has.

In her spare time, Candice enjoys spending time with her family and beloved rescue cat ‘Hugo’.

Leah Keating - The Pet Practice

Dr Leah Keating BSc DVM


Leah graduated from Murdoch University in 2019. She started her career working in emergency practice where she gained exposure to many interesting medical and surgical cases. She enjoys all aspects of small animal practice, however her special interests lie with animal behaviour and feline medicine. In her spare time Leah enjoys travelling, running, playing football and spending time with family and friends.

Monique Berryman - The Pet Practice


Head Veterinary Nurse

Monique graduated from Murdoch University in 2019 with a degree in Animal Health Science. During her studies she travelled to places like Indonesia and South Africa to work in animal rescue and rehabilitation clinics and it was during these experiences that she fell in love with all things nursing. She then began her Vet Nursing studies in early 2020 and is very eager to learn all she can. Monique is building her skills every day and is excited to embark on a very rewarding career taking care of all your furry friends. Monique has one very loved (or spoiled) German Shepherd named Hunter.

Pet Practice - Candice Clark


Veterinary Nurse

Candice has been working in the veterinary industry since 2009. She has worked at several busy veterinary hospitals in Perth and gained a lot of experience as a nurse. She loves assisting with surgery and caring for our hospitalised patients. Candice is always cuddling and caring for the pets in the clinic. Candice has an extra special soft spot for brachycephalic breeds (Bulldogs, French bulldogs and Pugs) as she grew up with them as a family pets. She now has taken a particular interest in veterinary nursing for these unique dogs. When Candice isn’t at work she loves spending time with her nieces and walking her three dogs – Bounty, Harley and Blitzy.

Juanita Denholm - The Pet Practice


Veterinary Nurse

Juanita has been a vet nurse since 2010. Her passion and care for animals is evident the moment you meet her. She loves to give all of our patients cuddles and love and endeavours to make sure that their visit to the vet is as stress free as possible. Juanita loves all aspects of vet nurses but is particularly interested in neonatal care and French Bulldogs. In her spare time Juanita is busy raising her two sons and her fur babies. She has a Frenchie called Lilo (who is the love of her life), a Staffy cross caller Jagger, two rescue cats called Pookie and Fluffy and a snake called Stimpy!

Shereen - Veterinary Nurse


Veterinary Nurse

Shereen is one of our friendly veterinary nurses. She loves cuddling all the puppies and kittens that we get to see at the Pet Practice. She has a special interest in feline health and animal welfare. So when Shereen is not busy providing medical care to our patients, she can usually be found giving them lots of cuddles and TLC. Shereen has a rescue ginger cat that she adopted from the Cat Haven. His name is Pablo and arguably one of the smartest cats around because he has been trained to do tricks (such as spin, paw, figure of 8 around the legs and high five).


Veterinary Nurse

Sophie began her journey in the veterinary industry in 2020, where she swiftly discovered her passion for nursing. Coming from a farming background, she grew up surrounded by working sheepdogs, however she has a soft spot for small lap dogs. With a keen interest in emergency cases and intensive care hospital patients, Sophie is dedicated to providing compassionate care. In her spare time, she enjoys exploring new restaurants and cafes with friends and family, but her greatest joy lies in the companionship of her small white mixed-breed dog, whom she hopes will one day be joined by a rescued feline friend.

Where to Find Us

We are located on Albany Highway in St. James, Bentley (between Victoria Park and Cannington) in South Perth. Our veterinary clinic caters for the many communities of:

St JamesBentleyVictoria ParkVictoria Park EastKensingtonManning ComoBelmont – and other local areas.

For the best health care for your beloved pets, contact us today to make an appointment. Become part of the ‘Pet Practice family’!

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