• Vet 2 You
  • 0888537273
  • 39 Main Street, Port Vincent

Meet Our Team

Our highly qualified team at Vet 2 You endeavour to make your experience in the clinic, on farm or over the phone as profressional and pleasant as possible. Here are some of the team you may come across in your interactions with us.

Call us now on 88537273 to make an appointment with our team.


Dr Lyndall Short

Veterinarian (BVSc BSc)

Lyndall graduated from Massey University in New Zealand in 2007. She is originally from a farm near Paskeville on the Yorke Peninsula however has made her home near Curramulka with her husband, young family and pets. Lyndall has always enjoyed the variety of work available on the Yorke Peninsula and started her own mobile veterinary service in 2011 with the aim of providing a unique service of pet and livestock care at home and on farm. This has now expanded to include in-clinic services with the opening of the vet clinic at 39 Main Street, Port Vincent. Outside of work Lyndall enjoys spending time with her family, playing tennis for Curramulka and continuing renovations on their home as well as spending time in her garden.

Dr Mel Holmes

Veterinarian (BSc (Vet Bioscience) DVM)

Mel is local to the Yorke Peninsula having moved here permanently a number of years ago. She completed her veterinary studies at Roseworthy. Mel has special interests in behaviour medicine and emergency medicine. We are very pleased to have Mel with us. She has an avid following which is a credit to her as an individual and valued team member. Mel also has extensive experience with large animals so you will likely see her out and about on farms when she is not in the clinic. In her spare time, Mel enjoys spending time with her treasured dog Ellie & chickens, getting out on her bike or kayak, and exploring the beautiful YP. 

Dr Maddi Foster

Veterinarian (BSc (Vet Bioscience) DVM)

Maddi moved to the Yorke Peninsula and joined us in February 2021 to extend her skills into a mixed practice setting, aiming to help the wider community with their pet and livestock needs. Maddi has fit into our Port Vincent team like a duck to water. Maddi has special interests in chickens and radiology. Maddi is enjoying getting out and about on farm and the variety of work that the Yorke Peninsula has to offer. In her spare time, Maddi enjoys sailing, spending time walking her dog and yoga.

Dr Shontay Illman

Veterinarian (BSc (Vet Bioscience) DVM)

Shontay is our newest team member, returning to where she grew up after completing her studies. Shontay is a highly competent, thorough vet who enjoys all creatures great and small. Her passion lies with sheep so our local sheep producers will see her out on farm wherever possible! We have encouraged Shontay to try her hand at tennis but haven't succeeded as yet. In her spare time Shontay enjoys spending time with her dog and going down to the beach - Port Vincent is the place for that! Welcome Shontay, it is great to have you on board!


Veterinary Nurse (Certificate iv Veterinary Nursing)

Colleen joined the Vet 2 You team toward the end of 2016 and we are thrilled to have such a highly trained and experienced veterinary nurse working with us. Colleen's enthusiasm and knowledge of the industry are infectious and she has already implemented some great changes and programs at 39 Main Street, Port Vincent. Colleen's role extends to Practice Manager and with that she takes on many responsibilites to help the clinic run more smoothly and efficiently. We thank Colleen for her continued dedication to the practice.


Veterinary Nurse (Certificate iv Veterinary Nursing)

Natalie joined the Vet 2 You team in March of 2017 after working in Adelaide in a busy small animal clinic. Natalie is passionate about her work, enjoys helping animals and people. Natalie is known as our primary puppy cuddler and will always make you feel welcome at 39 Main Street, Port Vincent! Natalie is a wealth of information with years of experience in the veterinary field. Natalie is familiar with the local area as she grew up on the Yorke Peninsula. Natalie assists in the day to day running of the clinic and is looking forward to expanding her skills in the veterinary field to include some large animal work.


Veterinary Nurse (Certificate iv Veterinary Nursing)

Julie joined the team at Vet 2 You in May 2018 and is a very highly qualified veterinary nurse. Julie has primarily been in equine veterinary teaching hospitals instructing student vets and nurses on horse medicine, anaesthesia, handling and surgery skills but now enjoys the variety and expansion of her knowledge that working in a country mixed practice brings. She has a strong customer service background and enjoys working with people as well as their pets. Julie is a very dedicated member of our team and is always happy to assist with enquiries you may have. Julie has 2 Jack Russells of her own that like to keep her on her toes!


Trainee Veterinary Nurse (Certificate iii Animal Studies)

Rhiannon is training to become a veterinary technician, a 3 year degree qualification. We have been very fortunate to have Rhiannon with us for the last 3.5 years. She is a thorough, self motivated young individual and a valued member of our team. Rhiannon is continuing to develop her skills in customer service and veterinary nursing through her employment with us as well as her current studies. 


Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Hilary joined our growing Vet 2 You team in November 2020 after moving back to the Yorke Peninsula, closer to her family. She has always had a strong interest in animals and was keen to take this further. Hilary is enrolled in the Vet Nursing program and is currently undertaking her training. Hilary is grasping all aspects of the veterinary industry quickly and can answer your queries effectively and efficiently. When not at work Hilary enjoys spending time with family, her pets, playing tennis and netball and socialising with friends.


Veterinary Nurse (Diploma of Animal Technology)

Jaimee joined our growing team in April 2021. Jaimee comes to us from a zoo setting where she has many years experience with big cats, giant pandas and painted dogs as well as other various zoo creatures. Jaimee has moved permanently to the Yorke Peninsula with her husband. Jaimee has already been able to apply many skills she has learned in a zoo setting to life in the clinic and on farm. We are very lucky to have another friendly face that complements our wonderful team. Welcome Jaimee!


Veterinary Nurse (Certificate iv Veterinary Nursing)

Tash is the newest member of our Vet 2 You family at Port Vincent. Tash has many years of experience as a veterinary nurse in the small animal sector as a surgical nurse, medical nurse, nursing manager and administration manager. We are thrilled to have Tash on board and are lucky to have someone with her level of experience with us. Tash enjoys cooking and teaching in her spare time and continues to study externally towards these goals on her days off. Tash has her own dogs at home which keep her on her toes when she isn't at work. We welcome you with open arms Tash - it is great to have you with us!

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