Anthony Payten BVSc (Hons) MANZCVSc
Anthony grew up in Cowra in the Central West and graduated from Sydney University in 1999. He has worked in the Lower Hunter predominantly since graduating.
Anthony’s interests are in Small Animal Surgery and Ultrasonography. In 2012, Anthony became a member of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in the area of Small Animal Surgery. Anthony has a special interest in Small Animal Behaviour. He works closely with our delta accredited trainer to help many of your pets. Outside of work, Anthony enjoys cycling, running and surf life saving.
Anthony and his wife Kelly have three young sons and daughter. They have a much loved cat called Miffy who was adopted as a rescue kitten in Orange, two Labradors Lacy and Big T, and six spoilt chooks.
Kelly Payten BVSc (Hons)
Kelly grew up locally in Charlestown and studied at Sydney University, graduating in 2006.
She started her first job in Orange NSW, before deciding the cold and the midnight calvings were too severe, and moved back to the warmer weather of Newcastle.
She has since worked locally with small animals. Kelly mainly works at the Charlestown practice.
Kelly’s veterinary interests are ultrasonography, cardiorespiratory medicine as well as soft tissue surgery.
She lives with her husband Anthony, their three sons, daughter, Miffy the cat and Lacy the Labrador. Outside of work she enjoys reading, pilates, running and tennis.