Meet Our Team


Nicole Christie

Veterinarian & Practice Owner

Dr Nicole graduated from Sydney University in 1994 , Nicole is a very experienced vet having worked in small animal practise in NSW, QLD, South Australia and England. She has now returned to her country roots and settled in Temora. She has an ever growing fur family currently consisting of Maggie, Cooper, Harley, Toto, Stitch, Grace, Tyrese, Bowen, Mika, Peanut, Candy, Rialto, Malmo, and Santorini. Dr Nicole has a very big heart, always making time for her rescue animals and family.

Stephanie Cochrane


Annabelle Christie

Practice Manager

Annabelle has grown up amongst the Veterinary Industry and being surrounded by animals! Recently, she has travelled to Thailand twice to volunteer with rescued elephants. She loves working at Temora Vet and being involved in the rescue and rehoming of abandoned animals. She has adopted Adelaide, Maggie, Bowen, Santorini, Lilo & Mallory from Temora Animal Rescue herself! Annabelle looks forward to seeing you with your beloved pet at Temora Vet one day!

Indianna Chaffey

Veterinary Nurse

Indi hails from Northern NSW but after sea-change to tree-change she now calls Temora home. She is very passionate about all things’ animals, but especially her wildlife having worked in Wildlife Hospitals as well as being involved in WIRES. She has worked in various mixed practices around NSW and QLD before finding her ideal job at Temora Veterinary Hospital. She has adopted Fang, a beautiful Neapolitan Mastiff cross, from Temora Animal Rescue and foresees Fang not being the last animal to join the family.

Siobhan Kurtzer

Veterinary Nurse

Alana Hartwig


Alana was born and raised in Temora! Before working at Temora Veterinary Hospital she was a Laboratory Assistant for 10 years. Alana has always been surrounded by many animals from a young age. At the moment, she has two dogs, Henry and Maisie and two cats, Gus and Bear! Alana thoroughly enjoys meeting and greeting all the animals from Temora and surrounds and their owners! 

Lara Mitchell

Veterinary Nurse

Lara is currently a 4th year Veterinary Science student at Charles Sturt University. Lara came to us to complete her practical placement and enjoyed it so much she never left! As she grew up in Yass, she loves the rural lifestyle and currently resides in Barmedman when not studying. She has two beautiful dogs: Monty the Neopolitan-Mastiff cross and Pea the Border Collie.

Robyn Rose

Animal Care Taker

Robyn is orginally from Sydney, but has now lived in Temora for around 20 years! Before working at Temora Vet, Robyn worked helping young people at risk. Ever since her childhood, Robyn has loved her animals and now she gets the chance to work with Temora Animal Rescue animals and assist at Temora Vet! Robyn has a big heart and also helps by fostering kittens and cats at home!

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