Meet Our Team

The staff at Total Care Vets are a team of devoted animal lovers who strive to provide professional advice to clients and care for pets as if they were their own.


Veronica Lucas

Practice Owner

Dr. Veronica grew up in Hannaford and always knew she wanted to work with animals. She graduated her Veterinary degree with honours at the University of Queensland in 2006. Veronica has worked at Total Care for over 10 years now, and in 2014 she and her husband Kris bought the business. In 2016 Kris and Veronica were blessed with their beautiful baby girl Kaylee. Veronica also has a great passion for horses and is the proud owner of a blue cattle dog (Squirt) and a cat (Prickle).

Amanda Nation


Dr Amanda grew up in Allora on the Darling Downs and has always loved animals. Amanda graduated her Veterinary Degree with class 2a honours from the University of Queensland St Lucia and has worked with a large variety of animals since. Along side her husband Brendan and 2 kids Chloe and Josh, they run approximately 160 head Poll Hereford breeders and they progeny near the Bunya Mountains. Amanda enjoys growing home grown fruit and veggies in her spare time. 

Brigette Briskey

Veterinary Nurse

Brigette underwent some prac work with us a few years back before having a brief hiatus from Vet Nursing.  We were so impressed with her that when she requested a position here in order to finish up her cert 4 in vet nursing we were more than hapy to oblige!

Brigette is dog mum to a labrador named Clio.  She enjoys reading, exercising and spending time with her dog & family.

Savannah McIlveen

Trainee Nurse

Nurse Savanah grew up in Dalby and has always had a strong passion for animals. She is currently studying a certificate 4 in Vet nursing. Savanah also has a love for horses and goes riding in her spare time. She is a proud mum to her cat Narla and her dogs Chance, Arlo & Gunner.

Isabelle 'Izzy' Maddison

Front Office Manager

Izzy came to us as a rescue kitten in 2014 when she was found in the front of someones yard. She fit right in and settled into her new home immediately, making the most of having a vet clinic as a playground. Her favourite activities include hiding in prams, handbags and hanging off customers shoulders. She also enjoys greeting patients and clients and sleeping on her cat tower as she silently judges from a safe distance. 


Kris Lucas

Practice Owner

 Kris has always had a passion for horses and dogs, he joined the Total Care family over 4 years ago and in 2014 he and his wife Veronica bought the business. Kris has a great knowledge of what is best to feed your furry friends and can tell you all you need to know about fish from filters to food and environment. In 2016 Kris and Veronica were blessed with their beautiful baby girl Kaylee. Kris is the owner of 2 blue cattle dogs (Squirt & Butsa) and a cat (Prickle). In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family and their horses.

Jody Tate

Customer Service

Jody has an abundant love for animals from furry and fluffy to scaly and feathery. She has been with us since 2011 and has a great knowledge of feline and canine nutrition. She can also tell you what you need to know about all of the various fish we stock from food to what to put in their tanks. Jody has recently taken on most of the grooming duties in the vet clinic, and is working hard to develop her skills in this area.

Jody enjoys photography and spending time with partner Dan and kids Matt, Travis, Brayden and her granddaughter Mia in her spare time. Jody is the loving owner to 3 dogs (Honey, Pumpa and Hunter) and 7 cats (Ollie, Charlie, Yaris, Sweeney, Bailey, Frankie and Cecilia).

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