• Parking is available on Clargo and Kroombit Streets as well as opposite the clinic on Duntroon Street. 
  • If you are visiting us after 10:00am parking spots are available on New Canterbury Road, close to our front door. Short term parking is allowed in our driveway.
  • Emergency parking is available in our driveway.
  • Comfortable reception area.
  • Wheelchair access.
  • Dog treats on arrival.
  • Wide selection of toys.
  • Multiple entries and waiting areas, including outdoor for dogs who don’t like seeing other animals. 
  • Cat-friendly reception area and consultation rooms. 

Our Team

Our Team

Our Veterinarians

Michael Kidd

Practice Owner/Veterinarian

Michael's Bio

Michael is the owner of Hurlstone Park Veterinary Hospital and has worked here continuously since the 1980s. He enjoys all aspects of veterinary practice and has a lot of experience and expertise in surgery and medicine. Michael has a special interest in animal acupuncture and has treated a vast number of patients over the past 20 years, offering another option for most muscular-skeletal conditions including arthritis, degenerative joint disease etc. On days off he is usually involved in the teaching and workplace assessment of student veterinary nurses in the Sydney metropolitan area. Michael was also a honorary committee member of the NSW Canine Research Foundation for twenty years, including eight years as vice president. He is an Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) Committee Member and he was the 2017 NSW AVA president.

Michael’s outside interests include rugby, surfing, skiing, squash, and of course his animals. He has a delightful Great Dane named Elsa who can barely fit in his car and a happy Labrador named Wally. Wally looks up to Elsa as his big sister and follows her everywhere. Elsa enjoys Wally’s company but occasionally reminds him she is the “top dog”.

Di Sparshott


Di's Bio
Di graduated from Sydney University in 1995 with first class honours.  She has worked casually at Hurlstone Park for over 10 years. She works regularly on Mondays. Di is originally from Dubbo and worked in rural mixed practices before moving to Sydney with her husband and four children. She is interested in all aspects of Veterinary Science. Di has a lovely Cocker Spaniel named Bruno who loves playing with her kids.
Hurlstone Park Vet - About Us - Christabel

Christabel Lau


Christabel's Bio
Christabel graduated from the University of Sydney in 2022 with a Bachelor of Veterinary Biology and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, joining our team as a new graduate.

She has an interest in dermatology, but is eager to expand her knowledge in all areas of veterinary medicine.

At home, Christabel has a naughty rescue cat Pickle, named as he was found in a ‘pickle’ with cat flu, ringworm and fleas. Outside of work, her interests include baking, crochet and bringing Pickle for adventures.

Hurlstone Park Vet - About Us - Dr Belinda, Panda and Ninja

Belinda Cheung


Belinda's Bio
Belinda is our full time associate who joined us after graduating with first class honours from Sydney University in 1998. Belinda spent the first two years of practice at Hurlstone Park Veterinary Hospital where she thoroughly enjoyed working with the excellent staff, wonderful animals and friendly clients. Belinda decided to further her studies by completing a one year internship at the Animal Referral Hospital in 2002 and a further 12 months of distance education in veterinary medicine.

After this she moved to London where she worked in several practices and gained a wide range of experience. After enjoying life overseas Belinda decided to return home to be closer to her family. Belinda could not resist coming back to Hurlstone Park and has been with us since July 2013.

Belinda has two delightful Cavalier King Charles Spaniels called Ninja and Panda who are her pride and joy. These two get into a lot of mischief and love coming to work with Belinda and their sweet natures charm everyone they meet.

Kate Drew


Kate's Bio

Kate graduated from the University of Sydney with first class honours in 2013. She enjoys consulting, working on medical cases and behavioural medicine. She worked for several years at the RSPCA and remains passionate about animal welfare and rescue. Prior to studying veterinary science, Kate was a corporate lawyer (but don’t hold that against her!). She loves to ride horses, visit the beach and run in her free time. She shares her home with a very noisy tuxedo cat called Billie-Jean, a fiery fluffball called Amy Winehouse and an incredibly sweet but very nervous rescue Great Dane X called Archer (oh, and her husband and two small human children as well).

Edelicia Lopez


Edelicia's Bio

Edelicia has been casually working at Hurlstone Park Vet Hospital for 25 years.  She recently sold her own Veterinary practice after 24 years of business.

Edelicia has two cats, a male named Hernandez who is three years old, and Queenie who is four.

She is a facilitator at Sydney University helping to conduct clinical consultation skills with Veterinary students.

Edelicia is also studying Certificate IV in Teaching & Assessment at TAFE, in order to eventually teach veterinary nursing students next year.

Edelicia’s other little side venture is her floristry business called Petals fur Pets. A sustainably-minded floral business catering to pets and pet lovers. All her floral designs feature animals or are designed for animals (you can follow her on Instagram at Petals_fur_Pets).

Ben Rochester


Ben's Bio

Ben has worked at Hurlstone Park on a part time basis since 1997. He regularly consults on Mondays. Ben enjoys performing surgery and has an interest in orthopaedics. Ben has travelled extensively overseas through Europe, Africa and the Middle East where he was working as a vet.  Ben has Holly (full name: “Holy Moly Supa Holly”) who he describes as the most astounding Burmese cat he has ever known.

He has an interest in education and works at TAFE, teaching veterinary nurses the skills and knowledge required for their qualifications. Ben is a keen golfer and tries to play the guitar when he has time.

Yvonne Goh


Yvonne's Bio
Yvonne graduated from The University of Sydney in 2019. She worked in Campbelltown prior to joining our team in May 2021.

Yvonne has an interest in small animal medicine and is looking forward to complete a one-year distance education on medicine in 2022. She believes that client education is important in establishing and maintaining the human-animal bond that benefits the wellbeing of both.

Yvonne has three cheeky rescue cats at home: Luna the tabby that loves to push things off the ledge, and the ginger brothers that take turn to cause mischief, Jelly and Bean.

Judith Randall


Judith's Bio
Judith studied Veterinary Science at Bristol University in the UK. After working with farm and small animals in the UK, she came to Australia in 1998.

Since then, she has worked in small animal practices in Sydney. Judith feels lucky to have joined Hurlstone Park Vet in early 2015 and has enjoyed it every since. The attitude and genuine care towards both animals and clients is fantastic.

Judith enjoys both medicine and soft tissue surgery and particularly loves little scruffy elderly dogs. She has shared her life with a number of rescue dogs and cats, the latest were a cute Schnauzer named Baxter and a handsome ginger cat named Gilbert.

Eleanor Whitford


Eleanor's Bio
Eleanor graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science in 2013. Eleanor has since worked in a few small animal hospitals around Sydney. Eleanor’s main interests include internal medicine and imaging cases, particularly ultrasound. After working for 1 year as a Vet, Eleanor moved overseas to live in Munich, Germany for 2 years with her husband. Here she learnt conversational German and has fond memories of working as a Veterinary Nurse in a large specialist Veterinary Hospital.

Before becoming a Veterinarian, Eleanor worked in Melbourne in human medical research. Outside of being a Vet, Eleanor loves being in nature; either the bush, the ocean or the snow. She also loves fixing old furniture and DYI home improvements.

Our Nurses and Support Team

Louise Bray

Vet Nurse

Louise's Bio
Lou has been working here since 1985. She has had the occasional time off to have three children and work as a registered human nurse. Lou’s children love coming in to help with all the animals. She has a large menagerie of animals – Two Labradors who are mother and daughter, Rosie and Peaches, April the cat who was adopted as a stray, Koonama the budgie, Tyler the Jack Russell Terrier and two horses Argo and Piefer. For Lou the best part of working here is seeing pets regularly and getting to know them and their owners.

Amanda Abou Haidar

Vet Nurse

Amanda's Bio

Amanda completed Certificate II in Animal Studies and Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing at Bankstown TAFE and has been working at Hurlstone Park vets since 2011. Amanda has a soft spot for ginger cats and raised her cat Harlem from a baby.  Amanda also recently got her first puppy named Watson. Watson is a very cheeky Cocker Spaniel cross Cavalier King Charles who loves to come to work and join in on all the fun and dog treats!

Sweetlana Mansour

Vet Nurse

Sweetlana's Bio
Sweetlana has completed Certificate II in Animal Studies, Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services and Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing at Bankstown TAFE, and she has been working at Hurlstone Park since 2011.

Sweetlana has soft spot for small white fluffy dogs. Her last dog was a Maltese Shihtzu dog named “Jessie” who often came to work and loved hogging her favourite chair. Sweetlana’s main interests are surgical nursing and intensive care. In her spare time she enjoys catching up with friends and having a laugh.

Hurlstone Park Vet - About Us - Rach and Holly

Rachel Byatt

Vet Nurse

Rachel's Bio

Rachel first started working at Hurlstone Park Vet in 2019 and is currently studying Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. Rachel has a few pets including a Major Mitchell Cockatoo named “Charlie” and a beautiful little Cavoodle named Holly. You will see Rachel around the clinic with her fire red hair. Her favourite part about working at Hurlstone Park Vet is making a difference to the lives on sick/injured animals.

Erica Hondros

Vet Nurse

Erica's Bio

Erica has been bringing her little dog Julia to Hurlstone Park Vet for a few years now and started working here in 2020. Erica completed Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing at Bankstown Tafe in 2021 and has always wanted to work with animals since she was a little girl. Erica especially loves working with dogs and birds and has a soft spot for elephants. Her favourite part of working at Hurlstone Park Vet is everyone working together like one big family.

Hurlstone Park Vet - Sam

Bernadette Keil

Vet Nurse

Bernadette's Bio

Bernadette loves all animals big and small, and has worked casually at Hurlstone Park since 2014, completing her certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing in 2018. She has a fluffy 3 legged cat named Lee who she rescued off the street. She has previously travelled to South Africa to work at a predator sanctuary with tigers, lions, leopards and cheetahs – and would love to travel for this again in the future. Bernadette also holds a Bachelor of Design in Fashion and textiles from UTS – sewing and embroidering in her spare time, as well as being an avid book lover.

Hurlstone Park Vet - Georgi

Georgi Bray

Nurse Assistant

Georgi's Bio
Georgi is currently in her second year of Veterinary Science at University of Sydney. Georgi’s mum (Louise) has been a Veterinary Nurse since Georgi was little so she has spent a lot of time here at Hurlstone Park Vet growing up. Louise and Georgi have two dogs, two cats and horses.
Hurlstone Park Vet - Kiva

Michelle Peng

Nurse Assistant

Michelle's Bio
Michelle is currently finishing up a Bachelor degree in Psychology and is hoping to study Veterinary Science in the future. Michelle started as a volunteer in Feb 2022 and has loved it ever since. Treating animals instantly make her smile and loves how they are effortlessly funny.

Her hobbies include finding new cafes and restaurants because she is a huge foodie.

Our Clinic Cat



Nummy's Bio

We will always remember our beautiful clinic cat, Nummy. You may have noticed him walking through the consult rooms or sitting on our reception desk. Prior to moving in to Hurlstone Park Vet, Nummy lived with Nurse Louise’s mother, Fay. He was rescued as a kitten and had been mistreated but luckily Fay took him under her wing. He lived 5 happy years here at Hurlstone Park Vet and sadly passed away shy of turning 20 years old in 2020. We miss him terribly but he will never be forgotten

Our Values

Our Values

Caring for Animals

Hurlstone Park Veterinary Hospital is dedicated to providing the best possible health outcomes for your pet. We will provide advice and care that aligns with best practice.

Caring for People

We recognise the positive impact pets have on the lives of their owners and endeavour to improve the relationship between owners and their pets.

Caring for the Environment

People and pets have a large impact on the local and global environment. We seek to educate owners on environmentally responsible pet ownership.