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Dr Alexandra Meier

Sugarloaf Animal Hospital

Name:

Alexandra Meier

Role at SAH

Veterinarian

Qualifications

I graduated from the University of Queensland in 2009 and have been working in small animal, Exotic & mixed animal practice ever since. I completed a PhD in Equine metabolic diseases at Queensland University of Technology in 2019.

How long have you worked at SAH?

5 years – Since 2016

What is the MOST enjoyable thing about your job?

Working with a creative and talented team to treat animal diseases and improve animal & human quality of life as a result.

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Do you have any pets?

I have 25 pets on my little hobby farm- lots of chooks, a pony, 2 dogs, a cat & 2 sheep

Where is your favourite local place to go for a break?

In the veggie patch of my little farm is my favourite place to be.
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Where would you go for a good meal out locally?

Coffee at The Cunning Culinarian Maitland or at Comm0n Grounds in Morpeth – yum!

If you could have any animal at all as a pet, what would you choose and why?

Meerkats – I love them!
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What do you like about your job?

Recently, I’ve been taking home all of the turtles that we have rehabilitated to live in my creek & dam. It’s so wonderful releasing them, knowing they will have a great life there!

Anything else to share?

It’s such a privilege to work at an amazing clinic with such dedicated and well-educated staff who care so deeply for the animals & clients that we see. I’ve worked at many clinics since 2009 and this is by far the best one ever!
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Two truths and a lie!

Hover over the statement to find out if it’s true. Green is true and red is a lie. Did you get it right?

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I show miniature ponies

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I was a bunny vet in the UK

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I have a permaculture design certificate

What 3 things would you take to a deserted island?

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My Hubby

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My Daughter

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