About Us


At Familypet Vet we have been caring for our clients and their cherisched family pet for over 28years and love every minute of it. Our team in Familypet Vet Coromandel Valley (near Blackwood) in the Adelaide Hills provides personalized care for every pet and his or her owner.

As pet owners ourselves, we recognize that your pet is a member of your family, and we will treat the situation as such.

We pride ourselves in giving the best service to maintain your pet in the best health possible. Our nurses are trained in giving you the best advise on dog training, Pet nutrition, over all health care for both cats and dogs. We even know a thing or two about small furries.

When you have to come and see us for any clinical problem with your pet our vets will discuss all of your options during a private consultation, so you can be confident in the plan we create with you for your pet . We are available anytime to answer any questions and are happy to explain any recommended procedures in-depth, we make sure you understand the whole process as well as the full benefits and potential risks to your pet.

Designed to deliver the best medical treatments and services for pets in the Adelaide Hills on the Main Road in Coromandel Valley which is near Blackwood. We understand that your pet is an important member of your family because we are pet owners too.

If your pet ever needs truly advanced veterinary care, we are ready to help. We provide state-of-the-art care in surgery, and care.

Meet Our Team

BlackwoodDr Nick West

Dr Nick West is the owner of Familypet Vet. After 40 years experience he still enjoys general practice every day.



Dr Amanda Henderson

Dr Amanda Henderson is a qualified at Murdoch University in Perth in 1995.

Amanda started at Familypet Vet Coromandel Valley Coromandel Valley ( near Blackwood) in 2009




Michelle Littlewood

Michelle Littlewood has been nursing for 30 years. Michelle has a special interest in Animal Behaviour since becoming involved in the Puppy Preschool at Coromandel Valley



Bronwyn Thomas

Bronwyn Thomas has been nursing for 28yrs and is returning to the clinic after a 7 year break to help her husband start up their own bicycle business.  Bronwyn was the National runner up and winner of SA/NT excellence in veterinary nursing award in 1997. She has been back with Familypet Vet since 2011.