At Noosa District Animal Hospital, we understand that your beloved pet is more than an animal living in your home. It is a part of your family, your best friend and an extension of who you are.

Established in July 2008, Noosa District Animal Hospital is the only purpose-built veterinary hospital servicing the Noosa area. Our focus is offering an exceptional level of care, treating your beloved friends like they are our own. Our passion for animals is what drives our practice. Our team work together to build strong relationships with clients, offering the very best in terms of quality, convenience & animal care.

Meet Our Team
Dr Dean Tait
  • BVSc Hons
  • BSc

Dr Dean joined our team this year and brings with him a diverse range of small animal medical and surgical experience. Dean is particularly passionate about animal care and welfare and his particular interests include orthopaedic surgery, preventative care, senior wellness and palliative care.

At home are an elderly Kelpie called Diggy, a Maltese Shi Tzu cross called Marley, a Persian cross called Chief, and 4 busy chickens

When not at work Dean enjoys spending time with his kids, at the beach or in his shed restoring classic American cars.

Dr Dean feels that the best thing about Veterinary work is that every day is different which makes it interesting and challenging.

He is looking forward to seeing you with your pets soon!

Dr Brodie Lambert
  • BVSc

Dr Brodie has joined our team this year after recently moving to the Sunshine Coast. Brodie enjoys all aspects of veterinary science, but has a keen interest in small animal medicine and emergency work. Following completion of his veterinary degree at James Cook University, Brodie worked in a busy emergency practice in Brisbane, and then a successful general vet practice in Mackay before moving down here to join our team at Noosa.

When not at work, Brodie enjoys playing sports, hiking and surfing at the beautiful beaches Sunny Coast has to offer!

Practice Manager & Vet Nurse
  • Cert IV Vet Nurse

Deanne (De) joined our team in February 2021 as Practice Manager and has been in the veterinary industry for over 16 years and with this brings a vast array of knowledge and skills.

De has 3 beautiful children and 1 perfect grandson. De also has 3 dogs, all little fluff buckets named Jeda, Maisie, and Odin.

When not at work, you will find her heading down to the beach with the dogs or just relaxing at home.

De can’t wait to see what the future will bring for Noosa District Animal Hospital and is very excited to be part of it!

Vet Nurse
  • Certificate III in Veterinary Nursing

Olivia joined our amazing team of Veterinary Nurses in 2019. We absolutely love her bright and enthusiastic personality and knew that she was the perfect fit for our team! Since becoming a permanent Vet Nurse with us, Olivia is nearing completion of her Vet Nursing qualifications. She has gained a large passion for dog training and behaviour throughout her career introduction and after a bit of extra study, has become the teacher of our puppy pre-school classes! Olivia is much loved by our puppy owners and her large affiliation to animals means that these young pooches are learning to love coming to the Vet!

Olivia lives on the rural end of the Sunshine Coast and has rescued a couple of dogs to come and live out their days on her beautiful property. She has two Border Collies named Arya and Johnny and an elderly Tibetan Spaniel X named Jock. In her spare time, Olivia loves to spend time with her much loved dogs, head to the beach or spend time enjoying nature on her property.

Vet Nurse

Trained as a vet from overseas. At this time Serge is struggling to get registration as a vet in Australia. Serge loves all animals but cats are in his preference. At Serge’s home live two cats. One of them is Oriental Leonardo another one is Siamese Escobar. Serge has two kids and loves seaside activities with his family at the local beaches.

Vet Nurse

Larnel joined our amazing team of Veterinary Nurses in March 2021. We absolutely love her nurturing and caring ways and knew that she would fit perfectly in our team! Since becoming a permanent Vet Nurse with us, Larnel is in near completion of her Vet Nursing qualifications.

Before working in the veterinary industry Larnel worked as a Teachers aide, she loved working with children but her passion was always animals. Larnel has 2 beautiful sons and a gorgeous rescue dog Dash which she loves dearly.

Larnel brings laughter, joy and kindness to our clinic and we are so blessed to have her in our team.


Mareena started her position 12 years ago in reception, then went on to become the Practice Administrator, and recently took on the position of office and reception manager.

Mareena also works at the RSPCA where she has been an animal attendant since 2007. It was through this role that she met the directors of Noosa District Animal Hospital and soon after, joined the team.

Mareena has always had a passion for animals, growing up in a country town in NSW with pet sheep, horses, cats, dogs and birds. Mareena owns a hairless Chinese crested dog named Pedro, a fluffy cat named Pud & 2 Alexandrine Parrots most of which were rescued from the RSPCA.

In her spare time, Mareena enjoys going to the beach, fishing, reading, and catching up with friends and family.