Staff

Dr Raj Gopal
BVMS (Hon's), PhD, Veterinary Surgeon

Raj graduated from Murdoch University with first class honour. He also holds a PhD degree in Veterinary Clinical Science from Massey University, New Zealand. Before Raj started at Atwell-Aubin Vet, he was working at Murdoch University Pet Emergency Centre, Malibu Veterinary Hospital, South Street Veterinary Clinic and Willetton Vet. His interests include Emergency medicine & critical care, surgery and internal medicine. Raj has ongoing commitment to continuing education. He has recently completed one year course in Small animal Surgery from Post Graduate Foundation in Veterinary Science, University of Sydney.
He is one of the few Vets in Western Australia, who has been accredited by the Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service (AQIS) for export of pets overseas.
He is very happy to see you and your pets and provide them with the best care possible. His interests outside work includes gardening, internet surfing, web page design, watching cricket and spending time with his family.

Nial Urquhart
Qualified Veterinary Nurse

Nial has been working at Atwell Vet since the first year of opening and is our current practice manager. She has completed her certificate II and III in animal studies and has also completed her certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing at Bentley Campus. She has always had a passion to work with animals and loves being a part of the Veterinary industry.
She has a family Labrador named Jet and her own Dobermann named Myla. Nial also has a love for reptiles and has a South West Carpet Python named Henry.
Nial enjoys the hands-on work and the different experiences that occur every day and wishes to continue studying in the veterinary nursing area to broaden her knowledge. She loves working at Atwell Aubin Grove Vet and hopes to be here for a long time.

Courtney Hard
Qualified Veterinary Nurse

Courtney has a cert IV in Veterinary Nursing at the Bentley Campus and has also completed her cert II in Companion Animal Services. She has a strong love for animals.
She owns a 5 year old mastiff cross named Koby, a 4 year old English Staffy named Bruce and a rescue cat called Amy.
Courtney loves working in the veterinary industry and enjoys assisting with surgeries. She enjoys working with all types of animals and hopes to continue her work in the veterinary industry for years to come.

Taylor Nash
Qualified Veterinary Nurse

Taylor has been with us at the clinic since it first opened. She has her certificate II and III in animal studies and certificate IV in Veterinary nursing. She Has a special interest in theatre and emergency care. Taylor enjoys the wildlife cases and is our bird handler here at the clinic.
She has a gorgeous Red Cloud Kelpie named Gemma and a crazy little chihuahua named Chloe.
She left us temporarily to gain her bachelor in human nursing and has joined us here once again to continue her work with animals.

Natasha Walker
Qualified Groomer

Natasha is a highly qualified groomer and has seven years of experience working around the North Perth Area. She is competent in all aspects of dog grooming including special breed clips. She also has her certificate in Animal health & Animal behavior.
Natasha enjoys working at Atwell Aubin Grove Vet and is a valuable asset of our team.

Occasionally, you may see other support staff and veterinary students.