Meet Dr. Grant Nielsen


West Gippsland Vet Care has been servicing the Gippsland area for over 20 years.

Opened in Warragul in 1989 by local vets Bruce Robertson and Joe Brady many locals will fondly remember the clinic as Robertson & Brady Veterinary Clinic.

In 2005 we undertook a major extension and renovation and changed our name to West Gippsland Veterinary Centre, to reflect its commitment to the wider Gippsland area, and to recognise Dr Joe Brady, Dr Grant Nielsen and Dr Benton Smith joining together as owners.

In 2008 we took over from the retiring Mike Traumanis in Drouin and in 2010 we renovated and relocated our Drouin practice to the lovely building it now occupies.

Joe Brady retired in 2014 and Simon Ronalds joined the partnership. We took this opportunity to tweak our name to West Gippsland Vet Care to better embrace our dual locations.

West Gippsland Vet Care has 12 experienced Veterinary Surgeons, which ensures that all animals can be seen and all types of services can be offered to our clients. The Vets are supported by 12 support staff of Veterinary Nurses, Receptionists and Administration Staff to ensure that the clinic runs smoothly.

We hope that the following photos and short biography's will help you recognise our staff next time you visit.

Grant Nielsen
Veterinarian BVSc(Hons) MACVSc(Nutrition)

Grant grew up on a beef and sheep property near Guyra in northern New South Wales. After graduating with honours in Veterinary Science from Sydney University in 1994 he commenced working at West Gippsland Vet Care. Since then Grant has gained extensive experience in all aspects of mixed practice.

Grant has developed a strong interest in ruminant nutrition and in 2001 became a member of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Surgeons in Ruminant Nutrition. Others areas of interest include bovine surgery, reproduction and mastitis. Grant has gained extensive experience in ultrasound and manual pregnancy testing in cattle. He is export accredited for cattle and is a trained countdown adviser for mastitis investigations.

Grant lives in Warragul with his wife Sophie and their two boys Jeremy and Sam. He enjoys keeping fit and does the occasional triathlon.


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