Meet the Team
Dr Avron Woolf BVSc.
Avron graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2004 and has worked in small animal practice in Melbourne and Geelong. In 2008 he began a Masters of Small Animal Practice and in 2010 Avron opened Hallam Park Animal Hospital. He has a passion for small animal surgery both soft tissue and orthopaedics and a strong interest in medicine.
Dr Natasha Hartley-Jackson BVetMed.
Natasha joined the practice in August 2013. She graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in London in July 2001. She started work after graduation as a mixed vet but has since concentrated on companion animals. She enjoys the medicine side of veterinary and likes to see rabbits and guinea pigs as well as cats and dogs.
Natasha moved to Australia permanently in 2011 with her husband, Barrie (also a vet) and 2 young children. In her spare time she is kept busy at home but enjoys being involved with the life- saving club at Mount Martha beach and swimming. At home she has 2 cats – Flynn and Nemo – and a guinea pig – Peach (all named by the children).
In addition to managing the practice, Chris has started his certificate 4 in Veterinary Nursing. Chris comes from a strong retail management background and opened and managed a large pet department store in 2008. Chris teamed up with Avron in 2010 to open Hallam Park Animal Hospital. Chris has a 15 year old Labrador "Beau" who you may see wondering around the clinic and "Madison" or "Little Miss" is his cat which can be found curled up in a warm patch of sun.
Bree has been nursing for over 4 years and is currently studying her certificate 4 in Veterinary Nursing. She has a strong passion for animals and loves her job as a nurse. Bree owns several pets including two Burmese cats and three highly energetic dogs: a boxer, staffy and a young kelpie. She's also a keen horse rider, having ridden and owned horses since she was very young. Bree now owns a lovely Quater Horse gelding called Eta and spends most of her spare time caring for and riding her horse.