WA Veterinary Emergency & Specialty


The administration team support the many Veterinarians and the specialist services, within the WAVES hospital. 

Our reception team are experienced and qualified veterinary nurses, and work hard to ensure that our clients receive only the very best customer service experience. Our busy hospital, keeps our 3 on duty receptionists on their toes.

Our cleaner/kennel hands and animal attendants are also an essential part of the WAVES team, keeping the hospital safe, clean and ensuring that all patients get the extra cuddles and care, to make their stay as comfortable as possible.

The Hospital Manager, Zoe, provides senior management for the hospital, assisting the WAVES hospital directors.

Dr Zoe Ferris  BscBVMS

Zoe graduated from Murdoch University in 2003, and commenced her career as a small animal Veterinarian in the Northern Suburbs of Perth. Following 6 years in a combination of senior vet and practice management roles, Zoe opened her own mobile veterinary business, Regal Pets Mobile Vet, which she closed 2 years later when she was given the opportunity to work as an emergency veterinarian at Murdoch University.

For 5 years, Zoe was an active member of the Australian Veterinary Association,within the WA division, as treasurer, policy councillor, chair of the council to animal welfare committee and then was President for 2 years.

 Zoe joined the WAVES team as hospital manager in November 2015. Zoe has a passion for high quality patient care, and loves being part of a team that cares so much for its clients and its patients … because they’re family.

When Zoe is not at WAVES she enjoys spending time with her family, gardening, and visiting her parents farm in the Southwest.