Staff at Forrestdale Veterinary Hospital
We have a core group of staff members who live up to our motto of Care, Compassion and Excellence in everything they do.
Dr Laurie Steinier – Veterinarian
After graduating from Murdoch University Laurie has worked in numerous small animal practices including areas of the South West. In 2017 she spent some time doing volunteer veterinary work in Thailand, which inevitably ignited a passion for travel and using her skills to improve animal welfare.
Laurie’s pets include a devilishly handsome cat/son named Hamish and a considerably larger fur baby called Flynn, the Australian Stock Horse.
Dr Mike Lawley
Dr Mike graduated from Murdoch University in 1987, and worked in mixed and small animal practice in Australia and the UK for a number of years prior to starting his own veterinary practice. Michael is one of the partners at Forrestdale Veterinary Hospital. His special interest is veterinary dentistry in which he has been accepted, by examination, as a Member of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in Small Animal Dentistry and Oral Surgery. He also lectures Small Animal Dentistry to veterinary students at Murdoch University. He also has an interest in rehabilitation of injured seabirds.
When not performing veterinary dentistry, Michael may occasionally be seen sailing on a very old yacht on the Swan River.
Dr Nev Robertson
Nev graduated from Sydney University in 1985 and has worked in small animal practice in WA and for a short time in Sydney, Queensland and the UK. He completed an anaesthesia internship at Murdoch University and holds a Master of Veterinary Studies degree. Nev is one of the partners at Forrestdale Veterinary Hospital and you will see him working here periodically and looking after the IT. Nev’s main interests are surgery and small animal medicine. He owns two cats (Lucy and Angus) and a Golden retriever named Maggie.
Dr Alan Wade
Alan graduated from Murdoch University in 1987 and has worked in many busy practices in the UK and Perth. He has a focus on small animal medicine and surgery. Alan is one of the partners at Forrestdale Veterinary Hospital. Alan ownes a beautiful Border Terrier named Charlie and a cat called Tom.
Caitlyn – Qualified Veterinary Nurse
Katie – Qualified Veterinary Nurse