Delahey Vet Clinic covers a wide area of the Brimbank City Council, providing knowledgeable and caring vet services to a range of species. We are committed to providing the highest level of professional service and care for your pets. We work hard in our chosen fields so that we can continue to share our knowledge and provide our expertise to our pet community. Our animal health care teams will offer education, advice and care to ensure your pet has the longest, happiest and healthiest life possible. We treat cats, dogs, guinea pigs, rats, mice, birds, and more. We welcome you and your pet to meet our teams at anytime.

Meet Our Team
Dr Timothy Ruschena
Lead Veterinarian
Dr Sarah Triglia
Veterinarian
  • BVSc

Dr. Sarah joined us at the Delahey veterinary clinic in 2019. She graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2011 and has worked in a number of small animal clinics and specialist hospitals around Melbourne.

She was admitted as a member of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in 2015 after completing additional study in small animal medicine. she particularly enjoys the thrill of stabilizing emergency cases.

At home, Dr. Sarah can be found running after her two young boys and a miniature poodle, Kramer.

Dr Ralph Webster
Specialist Referral Surgeon

Ralph graduated from Massey University in 2004. Following a stint in general practice in both Australia and the UK, he completed an internship at Davies Veterinary Specialists in the UK. Ralph has practiced referral-only surgery since returning to Australia to work at Sydney University in 2009. His residency was completed through the University of Adelaide and private specialist practice, as well as an externship at Michigan State University. Ralph has a particular interest in orthopaedic surgery, he has lectured in orthopaedics at Sydney and Adelaide Universities and has run numerous CPD courses throughout Australia.

Dr Sue Ramoo
Medical Referral Consultant

After graduating from the University of Sydney, Dr Sue Ramoo worked in general practice for two years. During this time she developed an interest in internal medicine which led her to undertake an internship in critical care and internal medicine. After her internship she followed on to undertake a residency in internal medicine, at the University of Melbourne Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

Sue has since worked in private referral practices across Melbourne and has extensive experience in all aspects of internal medicine. She has published in various veterinary journals including the Australian Veterinary Journal. Sue's areas of expertise include gastroenterology, endocrinology and oncology.

Sue has a Border Terrier named Lizzie (pictured) and a Princess Parrot called Kayne.

Sue works closely with our regular veterinarians and is available for consultation on more complex medical cases.

Natascha
Practice Manager/ Veterinary nurse

Natascha has been working within the animal industry for over 10 years. She started working at Delahey Vet Clinic in January 2018 and graduated as a qualified veterinary nurse in December 2018. Her main interests are surgical nursing, behavioural studies and animal welfare.

Outside of work, her dogs Aria the English Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Beanz the Dogue De Bordeaux Cross, Memphis the Great Dane and her cats Smaug and Milly all keep her very busy.

She's very passionate about rescue and along with the foster dogs and cats, she also has a variety of birds, reptiles and fish at home.

Elisha
Vet Nurse

Elisha has completed her certificate 4 in Veterinary Nursing and a certificate 2 Equine Studies. She has worked at Delahey Veterinary Clinic since 2016.

She has an American Staffy called Caesar, a Hungarian Viszla called Duke, Garfield the cat, 2 Lorikeets called Katniss and Princess Cadance, a Canary called Olivia, 3 Budgies (Harold, Cooper and Phan), a Leaf Insect called Jessie, 2 Rabbits called Lily and Benjamin, 2 Hermit Crabs called Jessie and Rachel and a Pony called Ruby!

Gwen
Vet Nurse

Gwen completed her Associate Degree in Veterinary Nursing in 2017 and has been working at the Delahey Veterinary Clinic since her graduation.

Previously Gwen was working in the equine industry as a groom and breeding assistant.
Gwen has always loved animals from a very young age and having a career in the animal industry is evidence of this. Gwen has a special interest in surgical nursing and caring for hospital patients.

At home, she has a beautiful German Shepherd called Tonka.

Belinda
Trainee Vet Nurse

Belinda loves being a part of the Delahey Vet Clinic Team!

From a child she has always had a love of nature and animals, over the years she has further cultivated her love for animals through her work at PetBarn, volunteer animal rescue work, successfully completing a level 1 animal communication with Trish McCagh, a certificate 3 in companion animal studies and is currently completing a certificate 4 in Veterinary Nursing.

Belinda is qualified in Reiki and crystal healing for both humans and animals and runs her business called Connective Instincts Inspired By Coco, offering eco friendly products for humans and animals.

In 2014 she legally took the name Roxy in honour of her first canine companion Roxy, a cheeky and loving Pomeranian Cross.

When she's not working she enjoys time with family and friends especially Coco her Jack Russell Terrier. She enjoys playing the guitar, singing, and fundraising for charities and rescue groups. Her other animal family members consist of a one footed cheeky Lorikeet called Charlie, 4 Guinea Pigs: Philomena, Snowbird, White Dove and O Koi' Mary Mary, a Half Moon Fighter Fish named Moon Dancing, 2 water snails, and a gang of stick insects including a Jade stick insect named Bilirubin.

Lauren
Vet Nurse
Casey
Trainee Vet Nurse

Casey has previously completed her Bachelor of Zoology and Animal Sciences in 2018. She is currently completing her Bachelor of Veterinary Nursing and is expected to graduate in 2021. She is also interested in furthering her education and one day completing a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree.

Previously Case has worked at a large dog day-care and boarding, which included caring for dogs, cats, birds, exotics and the occasional lamb. Her interests include caring for exotics and dietary and nutrition.

Besides studying, she keeps busy with her Border Collie, Cheddar.

Maggie
Groomer

My name is Maggie. I have been grooming for almost 20 years. I have loved animals my whole life. My philosophy when grooming is "Humanity over Vanity". Your dogs welfare is paramount to me and I will always be patient and kind.

I have 2 rescue dogs and 2 rescue cats, 2 of which came through the clinic.

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