Dr Chris Pearson BVSc, MANZCVS:
Chris grew up in Brisbane and graduated from the University of Queensland in 1995. After graduation, he worked in practices in Gympie, Brisbane and more recently Cooroy. He purchased All Animal Veterinary Services in July 2017. Chris enjoys all aspects of veterinary practice but has a special interest in small animal medicine, including ultrasound, cardiology and reproduction. He obtained his membership in small animal medicine from the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in 2008. Chris is married with two teenage sons. His home is also shared with a rescued greyhound, two miniature schnauzers, two rescued clinic cats and a flock of chickens. In his spare time he enjoys cycling ad playing music with his sons.
Dr Bernadette Rowley BVSc (hons)
Dr Bernadette Rowley graduated from the University of Queensland in 1987, with honours.
Since then, she has worked in Southeast Qld and in Townsville. In her thirty-two years as a small animal veterinarian, Bernadette has worked with thousands of patients and their owners. She enjoys her partnerships with pet parents and strives to give their dogs and cats a long and good quality of life.
Bernadette is married with three grown sons. She enjoys writing and publishing her epic fantasy romance novels in her spare time. Other hobbies are reading, walking, swimming and yoga meditation. Bernadette enjoys a good Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc and a great coffee.
Dr Sian Hillard BVSc BVMs
Sian started her Veterinary journey as a qualified Vet nurse in 2005 and worked for several years before heading off to study the Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery at Murdoch University in Western Australia where she graduated in 2015.
She moved to the Sunshine Coast with her husband to settle down and start a family. She has worked in a variety of Veterinary practices including small and large animal practice as well as emergency medicine centers. She started working for All Animal Veterinary Services in 2017 before becoming one of the practice principals in 2019.
Her particular interests include small animal surgery and emergency medicine. She also loves working with small ruminants and any scaly reptile!
Her spare time is spent with her baby daughter and husband, and enjoys being outdoors at the beach or cycling. Sian shares her home with their dog ‘’Tully’’, cat ‘’Batman’’, three pet goats, 10 sheep and an array of chickens and ducks.
Dr Mike Shipstone:
Michael Shipstone is a specialist Dermatologist, with qualifications in Veterinary Dermatology from both Australian and American universities. Mike visits our surgery once each month to offer consultations and if required, skin testing, for Sunshine Coast residents. Referral from your vet is necessary, and appointments should be made through QVS in Brisbane (07 3359 0777).