Senior Clinic Veterinarian (BVSc )
Richard joined Mullum Vet in January 2006 and became a partner in 2009. He graduated from Sydney Uni in 1994. He has considerable experience in all aspects of veterinary practice, both small and large animal, having worked in mixed practice from Gunnedah, New South Wales to Gove, Northern Territory. He also did a stint in the UK and spent 7 years in the Blue Mountains prior to making his home Mullumbimby.
Richard is a very keen orthopaedic and soft tissue surgeon as well enjoying the many challenging medical cases which confront us. Richard has also taken a keen interest in Equine Dentistry which he is highly experienced in. He has undertaken the Distance Education Course in Veterinary Ultrasound which has added a fantastic new level of diagnostics to our clinic.
Richard lives at Federal with partner Mel, sons Gabe and Luka and daughter Billie-Rose, their 2 dogs Kit and Patsy, a few horses and cat ZsaZsa. They all love the North Coast. His sporting loves are football/soccer and bush walking keeps him in the outdoors.
Veterinarian (BVSc(Hons) )
Erin grew up with a menagerie of animals on a small property in Bellingen. After completing her Veterinary Science degree at Sydney University she started her veterinary career in a Glen Innes mixed practice before travelling to the UK for a two year working holiday. She has worked in many practices in Australia as a locum before joining the MVC team in 2013.
Erin owns two horses and a miniature pony, two goats, two dogs, a cat, chooks, some sheep and a few cows. She enjoys the challenge of difficult medical cases and the variety of working in mixed practice with a good balance of large and small animal work.
Veterinarian (BVSc Bsc(Vet.Biol))
Bec graduated from Charles Sturt Uni in Wagga in 2011 with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science/ Veterinary Biology. Her vet career began in Dalby, a mixed animal practice on the Darling Downs, Queensland. During her time at Dalby Bec gained a broad spectrum of veterinary expertise in a variety of animal species including extensive and intensive animal production systems.
Bec joined MVC in August 2013 and brings with her experience in equine dentistry, cattle preg testing and bull breeding soundness examinations. Bec also has a passion for small animal medicine, reproduction and soft tissue surgery.
Bec grew up on a property at Sleepy Hollow. In her spare time she enjoys competing in Australian Stock Horse shows and camp drafts. Bec and her partner Tim became proud parents for the first time in 2016 to a baby girl Elka, she is currently on maternity leave with her second daughter Zali born in May. They live with two crazy Labradors Bahgirah and Mocha which they breed from.
Veterinarian (BVSc BVetBiol)
Michael completed his degree at Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga. After graduating he undertook an internship at the Small Animal Specialist Hospital (SASH) vets referral hospital located in North Ryde, Sydney. Michael previously worked in Coffs Harbour before relocating to the Byron Shire. He has a strong interest in herd & flock health and management, along with ophthalmology, neurology and surgery.
Michael grew up on his family’s poultry farm near the Central Coast. His hobbies outside of work include fishing, kayaking, hiking & sourdough baking.
Mark's greatest passion has always been animals. He grew up in the Channon then moved to Melbourne for high school and university, earning his Bachelor of Science and Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Melbourne. After taking a year off to travel and volunteer, including a month of vet work in the Cook Islands, he joined the team here at Mullum Vet. His veterinary interests include dermatology, endocrinology, microbiology and clinical pathology.
When not in the clinic you can find Mark out on a bushwalk, playing tennis, or trying to stay on his surfboard!