Meet the Mivet Team

Dr Alastair Hayward

Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Queensland)
Director, Senior Veterinarian

Dr. Alastair Hayward Graduated from the veterinary school at the University of Queensland in 1992. Since graduating he has undertaken veterinary work in a wide range of species including Dogs, cats, cattle, sheep, horses, deer and more recently exotic species through work at Altina Wildlife Park. Alastair has been in his own practice since 1997 in Yea, Victoria and moved with his family to Narrandera in 2006 to take on the Narrandera Veterinary Clinic.

While the veterinary practice is his work life, outside of this Alastair enjoys the thrills of Mountain biking. He is also active in community service having help design and develop the Narrandera Bike and Hike project. He has also taken on the role of Captain for the Euroley Rural Fire Brigade. If time permits he enjoys tinkering in the shed, usually building projects.

Cathy Meyer

Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing
Practice Manager, Veterinary Nurse

Cathy Meyer is a qualified nurse with her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing and over 15 years’ experience in the industry. She moved to Leeton with her husband in September 2017 and is enjoying being a part of the team at Mivet.

She loves all creatures great and small (except maybe for spiders…) In her spare time, Cathy has recently taken up bird watching and is enjoying learning about the many different species of birds in the Riverina area. She also has an interest in nutrition and ran a Weightloss program at her last clinic using the Hills program.

Jordan Jones

Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing
Veterinary Nurse

Jordan has been a part of the team here at Mivet since January 2018.

Jordan is currently completing her Bachelor in Veterinary Science. She is very interested in the diagnostic side of the job and learning from the rest of the team.

Outside of work, she lives with two very active dogs who keep her busy and love to go to the river for a swim.

Erinn Ledwidge

Certificate II in Veterinary Nursing
Veterinary Nurse

Erinn has completed Certificate II in animal studies and is currently undergoing Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.

As a new member of the team, Erinn is grateful to have the support and knowledge of the MiVet crew and community.

Outside of work, Erinn loves outdoor adventures, travelling and her small menagerie of fur children.

Emily de Ruyter

Veterinary Nurse

Emily moved to NSW from Adelaide after completing her first degree to further her study and dreams of becoming a veterinarian. She is currently studying her Bachelor of VetBio/Bachelor of Vet Science at CSU in Wagga.  She has experience in agricultural research and animal nutrition, but her true passion lies in working and volunteering with Australian wildlife.  She also has strong interest in animal welfare and ethics, which is evident in her work here at the clinic. When she is not busy working or studying, she enjoys gardening and the great outdoors, as well as spending time with her fur family.

Kasey Aliendi

Kennel Hand

Kasey joined the Mivet team June 2019 when she was offered a job, which she gladly took, after completing high school work experience.

Kasey enjoys working at Mivet because she gets to meet so many new animals and people every day and gets to help them out as much as she can.

When not at school or work, Kasey enjoys participating in sports, especially netball which she plays GS and GA. She also enjoys playing with her dog Charlie Brown and taking him for walks.

Ricky Baker

"Canine Therapist"

Our resident meet, greet and sniffer, Ricky loves to spend his days here at the clinic making sure all the other patients have a little buddy.

Oh…and keeping the nurses laps warm.

Outside of work, Ricky lives for running – with built in springs it’s tough to keep this little guy still.

Favourite treat – Venison

Favourite day of the week – ALL OF THEM!

Favourite song – Anything on Alastairs Spotify