Meet our veterinarians

  • Dr Kerry Bail
  • Dr Carly Whittaker
  • Dr Livia Macreadie
  • Dr Debbie Carter
  • Dr Trystan Keylock


 Dr. Kerry Bail BSc., BVSc. (Hons), MANZCVSc. (Small Animal Medicine) 

Senior Veterinarian

Kerry grew up in Shepparton.  Internal medicine is a special interest for Dr. Kerry and she has completed her membership exams in this field with the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Science. She also enjoys all aspect of surgery and spent 2 years training under a surgical specialist. Dr. Kerry owned her own clinic in nearby Endeavour Hills for 17 years before selling that clinic and moving to Emerald Veterinary Clinic close to home in the beautiful Dandenong ranges.She has lived in Beaconsfield Upper for the many years with her cats, dogs, horses and chickens.


Dr. Carly Whittaker BSc. (Bachelor of Animal Science), DVM  

Carly was brought up in the beautiful Barossa Valley in South Australia. She completed a Bachelor of Animal Science at Adelaide University before making the move to Melbourne to study veterinary medicine. During her veterinary study, Carly worked as a small animal vet nurse in Melbourne’s west. Carly completed her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2017 and joined the Emerald and Elite Equine teams as a small animal and equine veterinarian. Carly’s professional interests include ultrasonography, surgery and oncology. When she isn’t at work, Carly enjoys getting outside with her two energetic dogs, horse riding, dancing and watching movies (whilst drinking a good drop of wine from the Barossa!).


Dr. Livia Macreadie BSc. (Bachlor of Science), DVM 

Livia graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2015. She started working with all animals big and small but quickly realised it was dogs and cats she loved the most! She loves surgery of all forms and especially loves seeing big hairy dogs in the consult room. Livia works to make sure your loved one is happy and healthy as she would want her own to be treated. At home she has two Australian shepherds, Charlie and Harry, who she adores. On weekends she loves playing piano, walking her dogs with her partner and getting outside. During the footy season she loves watching Collingwod play with her on-eyed Father.


Dr Debbie Carter BVSc

Debbie graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1996. She began her veterinary career working in a mixed practice but now enjoys her focus on small animal mdicine. debbie has been working at Emerald Veterinary Clinic for five years. She loves working up medical cases and can be seen in the clinic most saturdays and occasionally during the week. Debbie has a busy home life juggling a husband, four children and three fur babies. Snickers and Cookie are ex-clinic cats and her Labrador Jed is a typical lab and always up for fun!


Dr Trystan Keylock BVSc/BVBio (Hons)

Trystan has spent his veterinary career as a mixed animal practitioner in Gippsland and now spends two days per week with Emerald Veterinary Clinic. He is passionate about preventative healthcare for healthy animals and making a diagnosis and treatment for sick ones. He is comfortable with a broad range of species and is interested in them all. Trystan and his Partner care for a geriatric greyhound and a ridiculous wirehaired pointer and can relate to almost every problem clients are facing too.