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 Meet Our Team

Kuranda Veterinary Surgery

Mareeba Veterinary Surgery

Dr Andrew Easton

BVSc MACVSc (Veterinary Dentistry) CMAVA – Veterinarian and Practice Owner

Andrew graduated from the University of Queensland in 1992. He has practiced as far a field as the UK as well as locuming around Australia before settling in Kuranda in 1995.

Since then Andrew has gained his membership to the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists in Dentistry (Small animal and Equine) in 2001 and has been involved in the examination of other veterinarians in the field of Equine Dentistry for the College. Andrew has also completed postgraduate training in avian medicine.

Andrew has been heavily involved with the Australian Veterinary Association on a local, state and national level and received a Distinguished Service award in 2007 from the Qld branch and was awarded a Fellowship of the Australian Veterinary Association in 2014.

Andrews’s main interests are anything dental from small animal general dentistry, endodontics (root canals etc) to orthodontics. Andrew is also a highly experienced in equine veterinary dentistry. Andrew is also interested in all aspects of equine medicine as well as anything exotic from birds to reptiles.

Dr Adrienne Easton

BVSc IVAS (Certified) CMAVA – Veterinarian and Practice Owner

Adrienne grew up in Cairns before graduating from the University of Queensland in 1992.

After practicing in Adelaide for 2 years she moved back to North Queensalnd where she has been practicing mostly in small animal practice. In 2008 Adrienne began working at Kuranda Veterinary Surgery full time.

Adrienne’s interests are in Feline and Canine Medicine and she has a special interest in Acupuncture having graduated in 2001 as a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist from IVAS(International Veterinary Acupuncture Society).

Dr Tanya Burton

BVSc – Veterinarian

Tanya has been working at Kuranda and Mareeba Veterinary Services since 2016.

Growing up on a farm in Atherton and working at veterinary clinics throughout high school continued to fuel her veterinary interest. After graduating from James Cook University in 2015, she moved back to the Atherton Tablelands to start her career as a Veterinarian.

She enjoys working with the compassionate and knowledgeable veterinary teams at both clinics to help provide clients and their animals with expert veterinary care. Tanya particularly enjoys the variety and complexity of canine, feline and equine medicine cases as well as dentistry and soft tissue surgery.


Louise Kapteyn

Veterinary Nurse

I have grown up in Kuranda and have been working for the Kuranda Vet surgery since April 1995. Every year I have the wonderful opportunity to go away to conferences, workshops and seminars that give me the chance to learn so many new things.

I love being able to go to work each morning with such an enthusiastic and inspiring team. I enjoy every aspect of my job but get very excited over animal nutrition, dentistry and wound management, large and small animals.

Tracey Dick

Veterinary Nurse

Tracey has been working with the Kuranda and Mareeba Veterinary Services for over 8 years now and still finds a different challenge each week. There is always something new to witness in the animal kingdom.

Tracey likes to help our clients make informed decisions regarding their animals health and wellbeing and enjoys being part of the great veterinary team here at Mareeba and Kuranda.

Tracey enjoys all creatures great and small and has a special place in her life for cats and horses.

Annette Iacovella

Veterinary Nurse


Molly Roberts

Veterinary Nurse

Molly is one of the newer members of the Kuranda Veterinary Surgery and she is very excited to learn everything there is to being a vet nurse as well as completing her qualifications.

Previously, Molly has worked in the Zoo and Aquarium industry which fostered a keen interest in the care and biology of all animal species, although, her true passion lays with reptiles and birds.

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her own menagerie of companion animals and painting wildlife portraits. Molly looks forward meeting all of our clientele and their fur-babies. 

Kuranda Veterinary Surgery

Mon - Fri: 8:30am - 6pm
Sat: 8:30am - 12:00pm

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Mareeba Veterinary Surgery

Mon - Fri: 8:30am - 5pm
Sat: Closed
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We're proud to provide personalised, independent vet services and advice to:
Biboohra, Cairns, DaintreeDimbulah, GordonvaleKuranda, Mareeba, Mount Molloy, MossmanMutchilba, Port Douglas, Redlynch,  SmithfieldSpeewah, and Walkamin.