Educational Qualifications

Business Education - Lorraine Martin Commercial College

  • Certificate in Business Studies - Public Relations
  • Lorraine Martin Scholarship Winner

Tertiary Education - University of Queensland

  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science - Graduated 1992


  • Competent clinician in dog and cat medicine, with surgical skills in desexing, lump removal and stitch ups
  • Competent in various vet software packages: Rx works, Vetaid, Visual Vetaid, also Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Expertise in marketing programs, sales skills, sales training, merchandise display, business management, conducting training seminars and other educational initiatives
  • Areas of interests include nutrition, dermatology, gastroenterology, behaviour, and the human animal bond

Professional Memberships

  • Australian Veterinary Association- Distinguished Service Award 2017
  • Australian Veterinary Association - Meritorious Service Award 2018
  • Australain Small Animal Veterinarians - Northern Representative 2012-2018

Career Goals

  • To be recognized as a leader in the field of human animal interactions
  • To be proactive in the promotion of health and well being of animals and people

Personal Interests


  • Member of the UQ Cycling club since 1987.
  • Queensland Masters Silver Medailist Criterium (2019)
  • Queensland Masters Silver Medailist Points Race 20km (2017)
  • Queensland Masters Silver Medailist Scratch Race 10km (2016)
  • Queensland Masters State Champion Scratch Race 10km (2011)
  • Queensland Masters  State Champion Team Pursuit (2009)
  • Race Director of Charles Coin Memorial Race 2011- 2015

Employment Experience

2012 - 2019 Veterinary Locum work
Brian Stewart Vet Surgery

Yeronga Vet Surgery

Goodna Vet Surgery

Lutwyche Vet Surgery

Beenleigh Vet Surgery

2011 - 2014 Veterinary Locum work
Raby Bay Vet Surgery
2005 - 2011 Veterinary Locum work
Bryants Road Vet Surgery

Mooney Street Vet Surgery

Middle Road Vet Surgery

Haigslea Veterinary Services

Springfield District Vets

2000 - 2005 Veterinary Sales Executive
Iams Australia
1998 - 2000 Small Animal Clinician
Anvet Pet Hospital - Beenleigh
1996 - 1998 Various locum position
The United Kingdom
1995 - 1996  Small Animal Clinician
Cannon Hill Veterinary Surgery
1993 - 1994 Small Animal Clinician
Ashmore Veterinary Hospital


Dr Brian Stewart

Brian Stewart Veterinary Surgery

8a/4/51 Island Outlook Ave


Ph:  (07) 3821 6001

Dr Greg Mahon

Mountain view Vet Surgery

86 Burnett Street


Ph:  (07) 5445 3123


Phone: (07) 3372 1679
Mobile: 0437 33 44 50

Dr Michael O'Donoghue currently works as a locum vet at a variety of practices and welcomes all enquires from past or new clients looking for veterinary locum services in South East Queensland. Michael is also passionate about helping people who help pets, supporting Pet Friendly Property and providing opportunties for grieving pet owners to find and reach qualified pet loss counsellors. If you would like to contact Michael in relation to any of these undertakings, please find his details above.

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