Our Mission

Pet Medical’s mission is to provide outstanding care for pets and their families, always.
Our team of experienced veterinarians and qualified nursing staff understand every pet is a friend and companion to the client and we care about your pets as much as you do. Our Low Stress Handling and Gold Level Cat Friendly Accreditation ensures our team can provide a stress free environment for both you and your pet.

Our Hunter Valley Clinics

Pet Medical has 3 clinics located in Muswellbrook, Scone and Denman, in the Upper Hunter NSW. Our main Pet Medical clinic is located at Muswellbrook. This clinic is fully equipped with the latest digital diagnostic equipment and surgical facilities as well as providing 24/7 after-hours emergency care. We are open 7 days a week, Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm, and Saturday and Sunday 9.00am to 5pm.
Telephone: 6541 1555

Our Pet Medical Scone Clinic is open Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm.
Telephone: 6544 3201

Pet Medical Denman Clinic is open Monday and Wednesday, 9.00am to 5.00pm.
Telephone: 6547 2222

The Pet Medical Team

Pet Medical is the culmination of almost 25 years of experience in veterinary services. Every member of our Pet Medical team are passionate about animals and dedicated in providing veterinary excellence, every time, for our clients and patients.

Dr Peta Gay Railton

BVM&S, MRCVS, Director

Peta Gay Railton graduated from the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh in 1993. Following a year of mixed practice in the UK, Peta Gay returned to her native country of Jamaica to practice as a small animal veterinarian for the charity JSPCA. Since immigrating to Australia in 1998, Peta Gay has worked in rural practice in Victoria and NSW with a keen interest and further studies in surgery.

Peta Gay has been passionate about animals from a young age, and cherishes the trust that comes with taking the time and effort to make friends with her patients. Her aim is to ensure all her patients and their owners enjoy coming to the vets.

Dr Chelsea Whytcross


Chelsea graduated from James Cook University in 2012. She enjoys all aspects of small animal veterinary medicine and is passionate about providing a high level of service to our clients. Chelsea is also part of our Management Team. Chelsea is pictured with Rosie.

Dr Rachel Nugent


Rachel graduated from Bristol University in 1999. She is an avid cat lover, having completed her post graduate foundation course in feline medicine in 2014. Rachel has also completed continuing education courses in emergency care, animal behaviour and cardiology.

Dr April Brenan

BVSc (Hons)

April graduated from the University of Queensland in 2008. She has developed a strong interest in internal and emergency medicine, and is passionate about providing a low stress environment for her clients. April has completed courses in toxicology and poisons, ultrasonography, cardiology and medicine. April is pictured with Bella.

Dr Dani Muscat


Dani graduated from the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, Edinburgh in 2010. Her professional areas of interest include emergency and critical care, surgery and behaviour. Meet Dani and her two pointers Salty and Pretzel.

Dr Jemima Jones

Jemima grew up on a beef and vineyard property in North East Victoria and graduated from Charles Sturt University in Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, in 2017. Following her graduation, Jemima worked at a mixed rural practice in Wagga Wagga, before travelling to Berkshire in the UK, where she worked in a small animal clinic for a year. Jemima joined Pet Medical in August of 2019 and enjoys all aspects of veterinary work, but especially small animal medicine.

In her spare time she enjoys travelling, horse riding, snow skiing and playing tennis. Jemima loves spending time in the company of her much-loved, rather spoilt but extremely cute little dogs Banjo and Poppy.

Zarli Kew
Head Nurse | SNIP Program Founder

Bec Kiem
Nurse | Puppy Pre School Instructor

Courtney Price
Nurse | Boarding Co-ordinator

Eloise Wright
Nurse | Administration

Tiffany Black

Kelly O’Meara
Public Relations | Pets & Preschool Educator

Emma Hodge

Ben Barnett

Bonnie Smith
Nurse | SNIP Program Assistant

Nicole Large
Nurse | Reception

Lisa Harris
Nurse | Reception

Hayley Tanner
Nurse | Reception

Jenna Perfrement
Boarding Assistant

Joanna Testa
Boarding Assistant

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