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Coast Animal Health Lakehaven
231 Wallarah Rd
NSW 2259

02 4392 8822
02 4392 0146
  • Dr Anya Roche

    DR Anya Roche B.Sc. (Hons II) B.V.M.S (Hons II)

    Anya gained her Veterinary degree at Murdoch University in Western Australia, graduating with honours .  After graduating Anya came to work at Coast Animal Health as Veterinarian.  Anya has been with Coast Animal Health for over 12 years.

    Her main interests are small animal medicine.   Anya  likes solving problems for owners and their pets, especially the fulfilment that comes from investigating and helping resolve or manage pet healthcare issues. 

    With her spare time, Anya keeps herself busy with her lovely dogs and also enjoys quilting.

  • Joshua Crouch

    Dr Joshua Crouch B.V.Sc. 

    Joshua grew up in Melbourne and studied at the University of Melbourne, graduating in 2010. 

    After graduating Josh worked in a mixed animal practice in Melbourne before coming to work at Coast Animal Health in July 2012. 

    Joshua’s main area of interest lies in small animal medicine and surgery but he is active in all aspects of the clinic’s veterinary services.
    Outside of work hours Josh enjoys spending time with his partner and pet dog Boggles.  You will often see Boggles around the clinic. 

  • Dr Robert Wilding

    Rob graduated in Veterinary Science from Sydney University in 1974.

    After initially working in mixed veterinary practice in Wollongong, Rob worked in London and Sydney for several years. He then moved to the Central Coast where he has been in veterinary partnership with Tim since 1981.

    His particular veterinary interest is in surgery, especially orthopaedic.

    Rob and his wife, Noeline, have two adult children, two dogs, a cat and a small herd of Angus cattle. 

  • Dr Tim

    Tim graduated from Sydney University in 1974 .He worked in mixed practice in Bowral  initially then accepted a position in a busy multi-man practice in Blacktown on the outskirts of Sydney where he gained invaluable experience in surgery and medicine .Veterinary specialists were rare then. Tim and Rob moved to Wyong becoming equal partners in the practice which had branches at Toukley, Killarney Vale and Wyong .In the early days the work was varied involving dairy and beef cattle and Racetrack meetings along with the small animal care.

    Tim has since concentrated on small animal practice .He very much understands the human pet bond and the importance and health benefits of pets in society .He has an Old English Sheep dog "Harry" and a Burmese cat "Chloe".

    His areas of interest are surgery, skin diseases, and eye problems. Tim has reduced his workload recently but still very much enjoys caring for the pets of the owners who have trusted him and become friends over the year .

    Tim has been married to Judy, a teacher librarian for 35 years .They have three children all pursuing their own careers. Golf has provided Tim with many hours of relaxation and challenge, but Tim enjoys all sports and the people you meet along the way .Tim is looking forward to some overseas Veterinary Conferences to keep up to date with the latest in animal care . 

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  • Leah Uzelac
    Practice Manager

    Leah has been working for Coast Animal Health since 1996, where she started off as a trainee Vet Nurse.

    Leah attained her Certificate in Vet Nursing and went on to become Practice Manager at Coast Animal Health, a position held for many years now. Leah enjoys seeing and meeting all the clients and their pets.

    Leah is our Puppy Preschool instructor.  She truly enjoys veterinary nursing and has a keen interest in animal behaviour and emergency nursing.

    Outside of work, she loves spending time with her husband and 2 children, playing soccer and going to watch the Central Coast Mariners play.



  • Joanne Symons
    Veterinary Nurse

    Joanne joined Coast Animal Health  in 2015.



  • Shantel Weeden
    Veterinary Nurse

    Shantel Weeden - Trainee Veterinary Nurse

    Shantel starting studying Veterinary Nursing in 2014.

    Shantel has worked for Coast Animal Health for 3 Years.

    Shantel has two lovely Pets, Shadow and Willow. Shadow is a Cat that came into the clinic as a stray amd is always getting into mischief and keeps Shantel on her toes.

    Willow is a 2 Year old Border Collie.

  • Amanda Pearse
    Veterinary Nurse

    Amanda has worked for Coast Animal Health for 3 years and has two pet dogs - Wally and Marley.

    She works 4 -5 days a week including some Saturdays and is in charge of our surgery, so she is often out the back attending to all of our pets surgical needs.