At Bathurst Central Animal Hospital, Dr Kirsten, Dr Zoe and their team are committed to providing the highest level of professional service and care for your pet. We recognise the significance of your pets and the place they hold in your family. Our animal health care team will offer education, advice and care to ensure your pet has the longest, happiest and healthiest life possible. We treat small and large animals including cats, dogs, rabbits, guinea pigs, rats, mice, birds as well as production and equine animals. For your convenience we offer after-hours, on-call service for both large and small animals and we also have cat boarding facilities to accommodate your precious fur family while you are away. Find out more about us by booking a hospital tour or bring your pet to meet our team at anytime.

Meet Our Team
Dr Kirsten Ingwersen
  • BVSc (hons)
  • BSc(Vet) (hons)

Kirsten has been a Bathurst local all her life.  She always had a love of animals and turned that into a veterinary career.  After graduation Kirsten travelled extensively and had a stint working in the veterinary industry in England and Mauritius.

Now back in Bathurst Kirsten enjoys her work at the clinic and spending quality time with her family, including her elderly dog, Cloudy, and two rat-bag cats, Pusspuss and Chipoudoum.

Kirsten is currently undertaking an advanced veterinary practice program by distance education with the University of Liverpool in the UK and hopes to attain a masters degree.

Dr Zoe Blank
  • BVetBio
  • BVSc

We welcomed Zoe to our practice in 2017, who graduated from CSU (Wagga) in 2015. Since this time she has worked in small animal practice in Bendigo and Newcastle. Zoe has recently moved to Bathurst with her three dogs, Pippa, Bessie and Rosie. Zoe has been the backbone of the business while Kirsten took time out for the arrival of her new son in early 2018. She thrives in our busy practice, bringing innovation and compassion to all that she does.

Practice Manager
  • Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing

Jenny has been at Durham Street Vet Clinic for as long as she can remember (around 16 years!!) before the merge with Bathurst Vet Hospital. She adores animals and has 3 dogs, 3 cats and 2 horses. Jenny is a qualified veterinary nurse and a fountain of knowledge.

Vet Nurse
  •  Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing

Cassie completed her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing in 2015. She has worked in many parts of Australia but has now settled in her home town. Cassie has a pound rescue dog named Tyson who has traveled with her every step of the way.

Vet Nurse
  • Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing

Mandy has been a Vet Nurse with us for 9 years, completing her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing in 2009. Mandy has always loved animals and knew working with animals is what she always wanted to do. She recently set out to explore the nursing world, working at an animal shelter clinic in Melbourne for 8 months. Her love for the Durham Street Vet Clinic and its clients brought her back to Bathurst along with her pets, Maddy, Inca, Kida and Cheesecake.

Assistant Vet Nurse

Holly is our newest addition to our veterinary nursing staff. She is currently completing her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. Holly is interested in all aspects of animal health and wellbeing. In addition to the human members of her family, she lives with too many pets to mention.