|Dr. David Marchant BVSc PhD is the principal veterinarian of the practice. David was born and raised in Queensland and is a graduate and has a Doctorate from the University of Queensland. He was a partner in a mixed practice in Surrey, UK and has been the principal of several practices in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales before coming to The Ark. David's special interests include dermatology, weight control, and caring for our older pets. He lives on the Sunshine Coast with his wife Sue, who does the practice administration, and their dog Daisy, who was rescued from a shelter.
Kay Burns BAppSc (Vet Tech) is now our head vet tech. Kay graduated from UQ at Gatton in 2011, and comes to us from the Sunshine Coast. Kay has adopted a greyhound, Macy who takes her for walks and runs on the beach.
We are very pleased to welcome Ilaria Meridiani to The Ark Veterinary Surgery. Ilaria is a highly-qualified veterinarian from Italy who has worked in Italy and the UK before coming to Australia last year. She is working with us as nurse while studying for her veterinarian registrations in Australia. She is living in Brisbane with her partner and two Jack Russell terriers.
Bonnie Atwill-Taylor is currently studying her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing and works in reception on Saturday mornings with us. Bonnie enjoys travel, food and spending time with her cat.
We look forward to being the family vet who you can trust and get to know throughout your pets life.