Head Surgery Nurse

Kylie Snerling-Kavanagh

Cert IV ext surgery, Diploma of Surgery

Kylie Snerling-Kavanagh

Kylie started her veterinary nursing career in 1993 and completed her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing in 1994.

In 2005 she was one of the first to complete the new qualification of extended units in surgical nursing, then in 2007 upgraded that to the Diploma in Surgical Nursing.

Having joined ARH in January 2000, Kylie has always had a passion for surgery. Her particular interests are anaesthesia and emergency surgery.

Kylie’s passion outside of work is her dogs. She breeds and has been showing her Staffordshire Bull Terriers since 2007. The star of her show team is Barry, who is an Australian Supreme champion. Kylie has recently added a new breed to her team, a Boston Terrier.