Meet Our Team
Scott Read (BSc BVMS )
Scott graduated from Murdoch University Vet School in 1990 and has always worked in small animal practice. He particularly enjoys treating cats and dogs. Scott acquired his own small animal practice in 1992 in Mt Lawley and Inglewood. As the client base grew, he had to merge his practice to the current purpose-built premises, now known as the Mt Lawley & Inglewood Vet Centre. . Scott states that the practice stand’s for quality service and care, friendly and knowledgeable staff.
Scott enjoys seeing the practice develop and grow with the knowledge that people who cherish and look after pets and animals well are generally well balanced and good people themselves.
Scott shares his home with his wife Lyn and three kids Amy, Isabella and Dylan, along with their Maltese-Shitzu cross Ben., Minus and Neo the twin tabby and white Moggies (whom the Read kids hand reared as dumped 3 day old kittens),eleven cheeky budgies, Speedy and Swanny the two goldfish and Katupia and Epanda the Bearded Dragons.
Scott says that he has always had pets in one form or another, with most being strays that needed new homes. At one stage, his family looked after a multitude of strays, including several rabbits, quails, budgies, finches, a Pink and Grey galah and a stray cat! Besides pets, Scott enjoys sports immensely and follows the West Coast Eagles and is a member of the Western Force Rugby Union club.
Adrian has been at the Mt Lawley and Inglewood Vet centre since 2001. He qualified in South Africa at the University of Pretoria and spent 12 years in practice in the UK before coming to Australia.
He is married to Jo and they have 2 children, Emily and Sam.
Poppy the cat rules the home turf and will spend hours just lying in the sun or watching the parrots decimate the fruit crop in the orchard.
Jason Smith (BSc BVMS)
Jason was born in the UK but spent his schooling years in Perth, obtaining his veterinary qualifications from Murdoch University. He has special interests in small animal orthopaedics and internal medicine.
Jason has recently settled down with his partner Nicki and her old dog George , whom they like to take regularly along the beach for walks.
Jason is an avid soccer fan (Arsenal is his favourite team) and also enjoys comedy programs, camping down south and the nightlife. One of his best memories at university was when he performed as a stand-up comedian at the vet school.
Michael Taylor (BSc BVMS)
Michael worked as a chartered accountant in Australia and London before deciding to change careers and follow his dream of becoming a vet. He graduated from Murdoch university at the end of 2001 and since then has worked in small animal practice in Perth.
He has been an avid animal lover since he was a child, growing up with many pets, and curently has 3 cats and 2 rescue dogs , Ben (a Rottweiler x German Shepherd) and Cleo (a Bull Terrier X) “. He has had quite a few cats , the oldest of which lived to 24 years old! Michael has helped out at several animal shelters in Perth, including the RSPCA and The Swan Animal Haven and has also worked in India , heping stray dogs, cats and some larger animals such as cows, donkeys, camels and elephants! He volunteers every 2 years at an animal shelter in Rajasthan , India .
Michael has worked and travelled extensively around the world, having been to Europe, Africa, India, the United States and Asia.
Robert Harris (BSc BVMS)
Dr Robert Harris runs an ophthalmology referral service at Mount Lawley & Inglewood Vet Centre every Monday and Friday, and is also available on other days for ocular emergencies.
Dr Harris has many years of experience in diagnosing eye conditions and performing eye surgeries on animals, including cataract removal via phacoemulsification. Specialised veterinary ophthalmic equipment is needed to perform a complete eye examination and surgical procedures on the eye. Some of the state-of-the-art diagnostic techniques employed by Dr Harris include direct and indirect ophthalmoscopy, slit lamp biomicroscopy, applanation tonometry (Tonopen) and gonioscopy.
816 Beaufort Street, Inglewood. WA 6052
(08) 9271 3671