ST CLAIR HAYES BVSC
Owner and Principal Vet
St Clair has a Veterinary Degree from the University of Pretoria in South Africa. He has over 37 years experience and brings a wealth of knowledge to the practice having worked in both Africa and Australia.
His first job was with the RSPCA in Cape Town where he operated on the many dogs and cats as part of a National program to prevent cruelty to neglected animals. This gave him a broad range of skills due to the varied and interesting cases. He then moved to a busy coastal town where he joined a mixed practice as a partner. Botswana was the next stop where he was exposed to larger animals and wildlife work and this is where he developed his expertise in the exotic field.
In 1995 the family moved to Australia and St Clair joined a practice in Katherine in the Northern Territory. The opportunity arose to move to Queensland and in late 1995 the family moved to the Gladstone Region. Living on a small property in Benaraby he has a few hobby cattle, two ostriches, guinea fowl and devoted dogs, Busta, Ellie and Knox the family Golden Retrievers.
ST CLAIR HD HAYES BVSC
Partner and Veterinarian
St Clair joined the practice in December 2014 although throughout highschool and his veterinary degree he has worked at the clinic. Saint moved back to Tannum to take on a partnership role at the practice after working in various practices in North QLD for the last 4 years.
St Clair graduated in 2010 from James Cook University. After spending two years working on the Atherton Tablelands he took up a position at a new branch practice in Charters Towers. In 2014 he started a surgical internship at JCU before moving back to Gladstone in late 2014.
St Clair Has a special interest in small animal surgery and equine reproduction but is happy to tackle any animal related problem. While not at work St Clairs time is take up by all his animals at home which currently number two border collies and six horses.
TENNILLE MARSH BVSC
Tennille has been a Veterinarian at Boyne-Tannum Veterinary Surgery since 2014.
Growing up with a variety of animals ignited a passion to work in the field of veterinary science. She completed her veterinary degree at James Cook University in Townsville, graduating in November 2011. Tannille then spent two years practicing in Moree, New South Wales, before moving back to Central Queensland.