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Dr Nichola Spooner

BVSc (hons), MANZCVSc (EMCC), Grad Dip VWHM, Grad Dip VA, Cert IV TAE

Australia Australia
Faculty Staff Director

Originally from a cattle property in Central Queensland, Nichola graduated from the University of Queensland with first class honors in 2001. She completed a small animal rotating internship at Queensland Veterinary Specialists and Pet Emergency in 2004 and obtained her membership of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists in Small Animal Emergency Medicine and Critical Care in 2005. Over the past 20 years she has worked in mixed, small animal, emergency and referral practice. In 2018 she completed her Graduate Diplomas in Veterinary Western Herbal Medicine and Veterinary Acupuncture with CIVT.

Nic now works part-time in general practice offering integrative medicine consultations for small animal patients combining a conventional approach to diagnosis and treatment with herbal medicine, acupuncture, natural nutrition and supplementation, physical therapies and environmental management. Nic also has her Cert IV TAE and has worked in the field of education for both veterinarians and veterinary nurses for 14 years. She is now the RTO Manager for CIVT. Nic lives in Yeppoon with her partner, three children, rescue dogs and cats, elderly horse and some pampered hens. In her spare time she enjoys competing in triathlons.