Cape Hawke Veterinary Hospital

Welcome to Cape Hawke Veterinary Hospital1/80 Kularoo Drive, Forster, NSW 2428 | Email Us
Phone: 02 6554 5811 | Emergency: 02 6554 5811 (if applicable)

Meet Our Staff

David Hare BVSc MFVetHom

David HarePosition: Veterinary surgeon
Qualfications: BVSc (Bachelor of Veterinary Science, Liverpool,UK 1994). MFVetHom (Member Of Faculty of Veterinary Homoeopathy).

David is the sole owner of Cape Hawke Veterinary Hospital. He trained in Liverpool, UK and qualified as a veterinary surgeon in 1994.

He worked in mixed practice in Lincoln UK for 11 years before moving to Forster in 2005. After working here for 12 years he purchased Cape Hawke Veterinary Hospital from the previous owner.

He became an Australian citizen in 2011. His interests are in all aspects of small animal medicine and surgery and occasional large animal work. He also has an interest in complimentary medicine and holds MFVetHom in Homoeopathy.

David is a caring compassionate vet who understands the importance of listening to pet owners and displaying empathy. He strives to be up to date with current changes in veterinary medicine, as well as incorporating alternatives such as homoeopathy where appropriate.

David can be heard hosting ' Dr Dave's Pet Talk' - a question and answer show on 101.5 Great Lakes FM on fridays between 11.15am and 11.45am.

His interests outside work include surfing, ballroom dancing, tennis, music and Tae Kwon Do.


Hayley Mudford

Haley MudfordPosition: Veterinary nurse/ receptionist
Qualifications: Certificate 4 veterinary nurse.

Hayley started working at Cape Hawke Veterinary Hospital in August 2010. She also rides race horses every day at Tuncurry race track.

She is also studying equine nursing at TAFE. Her pets include horses, dogs (Sam, a border collie) and a cat called Casper.


Tina Lonsdale

Tina LonsdalePosition: Veterinary nurse/ receptionist
Qualifications: Cert 4 veterinary nurse.

Tina has worked at Cape Hawke Veterinary Hospital for 17 years so is a familiar face. Tina also runs the Puppy Preschool.

Tina also has a advanced diploma in horse management. She has 1 dog, Magnum (Labradoodle) and a cat,Humphrey.