Dr Gwenda graduated from The University of Sydney, and has had many years' experience working in several busy small animal practices in Singapore before taking up the role of founding veterinarian at Brighton Vet Care (BVC). She aspires for BVC to be a practice that cares for all patients holistically.
She has developed a wide and varied experience in treating animals (canine, feline, rabbits, terrapins, guinea pigs, birds, hamsters, hedgehogs, chinchillas etc).
Dr Gwenda has undergone further training in Ultrasound, Dentistry (canine/feline and pocket pets), Endoscopy (canine/feline, pocket pets and exotics), Laparoscopy (canine/feline), Feline and Canine medicine.
In her free time, Dr Gwenda enjoys giving educational talks, volunteering at shelters and teaching new tricks to Pascal her rescued cat and Polette the Golden Retriever.
- Ask the Vet. Clubpets Magazine Issue 55, Pg 88 and 89
Dr Melissa graduated from The University of Melbourne, and had been working in a busy small animal practice in Singapore for several years before joining the team at Brighton Vet Care. During that period, she gained experience in treating many types of pets including dogs, cats, guinea pigs, hamsters and terrapins.
She strives to provide quality medical care for all our furry companions, and is interested in all aspects of soft tissue surgery. She believes that continued education is crucial in upgrading relevant knowledge and skills, and is looking to pursue further courses in the veterinary field.
Dr Melissa shares her home with a naughty Shetland Sheepdog, whose greatest joy in life is finding food unexpectedly. In her free time, she enjoys outdoor activities such as kayaking and hiking, being a foodie and just spending quality time with family and friends. She also loves traveling to explore new cities and cultures.
Dr TanYing Lin
Dr Ying Lin graduated from The University of Melbourne, where she gained valuable experience in working with a wide variety of animals during her clinical placements, including birds and a variety of wildlife. She also holds a degree in Life Sciences from NUS, where she studied and developed a keen interest in ecology, which helped shape a deeper appreciation for the weird and wonderful avian and exotic animals.
Her areas of interest include exotic animal medicine, anaesthesia and all areas of diagnostics ranging from imaging, clinical and anatomical pathology, in which she is hoping to pursue continuing education in these areas.
Dr Ying Lin is currently the proud mother of a feisty peach-faced lovebird, and a cat which she picked off the streets in Melbourne. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, especially her grandmothers, catching up with the latest korean dramas and playing the cello.
Yi Xian graduated from Ngee Ann Polytechnic with a Diploma in Veterinary Bioscience. Since then, he has been working as a veterinary technician in small animal practice. Yi Xian has a love for animals since young, and this has blossomed into a passion for helping them. He wishes to help improve the bond between our furry friends and their owners through his work as a Veterinary Technician. Yi Xian has a natural curiosity for the science behind the medical and diagnostic care that animals receive, and thus he hopes to further his education in veterinary nursing in the future.
Yi Xian has a love for adventure and wildlife, and goes trekking or diving during his free time. He also wishes to have a dog in his family in the future.
Currently, he is pursuing the Specialist Diploma in Veterinary Clinical Practice course, which he is expected to complete in 2018.
Xaviera has a Bachelor of Science in Cyber Forensics and Information Security and Business Information Systems from Murdoch University. However, she found a greater calling in the veterinary industry, because she loves the companionship animals provide. Her passion has grown even stronger ever since she got the opportunity to work with them. Xaviera hopes to gain valuable experience here that will aid her pursuit of a course in veterinary nursing in the future.
Xaviera is a proud parent of a pair of As (Ace the Shihtzu and Ash the Pembroke Welsh Corgi). She loves bringing them out as she understands the importance of socialization. In her free time, Xaviera volunteers with a group of friends to feed and care for the less fortunate strays.
Millicent graduated from Australia in Certificate III in Racing (Trackriding) and Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.
Millicent (or Millie, as she's known to us) has always had a love for animals when she was younger and wanted to work with them her whole life. In her free time, Millie enjoyed visiting the Sarawak Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SSPCA) to spend time with the animals there giving them baths and cuddles. She also found a great sense of peace and joy when she was volunteering at Dog’s Refuge Home and Riding for Disabled by interacting with the animals and the people. Millie enjoys outdoor activities such as horse riding, hiking and trekking. She loves spending time with nature and discovering new places and new people.
Millie has had a variety of pets growing up and now she currently has 2 beautiful Labradors by the name Russel and Keeper whose favourite hobby is eating.
Dr Bernie Rosalita
DVM Veterinary Technician
Bernie graduated in 2013 with a degree in Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from University of Southern Mindanao, Philippines. He worked as a Veterinarian in the Philippines for 3 years before coming to Singapore as a veterinary technician to further enhance his skills, ability and knowledge in the small animal practice.
Bernie believes that all animals especially the terminal ill patients should be treated with passion and best quality healthcare. He loves animals and has 4 dogs and 3 cats back in the Philippines. Bernie loves sports, adventure and music that he does during his free time.
Dog Massage Therapist
Felicia is a certified Canine Myofunctional Therapy Practitioner who received a year's training in Australia. She believes in improving the quality of life for our canine companion through touch healing.