Alison Sparkes


Alison has recently joined us as a veterinary nurse in 2012. She is a keen and enthusiastic member of our team. She has a variety of pets at home, including a Doberman ,Staffie, kelpie, one horse and two cats Mischa & Ripley!

Dr Joseph Sabo BVSc

Jo completed pre-vet at University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada.  He graduated in Veterinary Science at Melbourne University in 1977 and established Dingley Veterinary Clinic in 1979. In 1981 he established Waverley Gardens Veterinary Hospital. He has continually managed the practice since this time and is dedicated to providing quality service to clients and their pets.

‚ÄčOur Team


Shiloe Price


Shiloe has been working as a veterinary nurse at Waverley Gardens since 2007.  During that time Shiloe has displayed a very friendly and compassionate manner with our patients and clients. Throughout her time at the practice she remains dedicated to clients and their pets' health, and is eager to continue developing her nursing skills. 

Shiloe is a true animal lover and looks after her household of animals including two horses, three dogs, four cats, one budgie and a turtle!

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Caitlin Liistro


Caitlin commenced as a veterinary nurse at Waverley Gardens in 2007. She recently has become part time due to family commitments, including two children. Caitlin is very friendly and passionate about pet health care.

Caitlin has two golden retrievers and one cranky cat she adopted from the Clinic that rules the roost at home with an iron claw!

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Kristina Sabo

Kristina is the Practice Manager of Waverley Gardens Veterinary Hospital, and founded the practice with Joseph. She commenced her career in veterinary nursing in 1978 and thoroughly expanded her surgical nursing skills throughout this time. She is dedicated to superior client service, providing expert advice in all matters pet related, training staff members and making clients and their pets feel welcome at all times.  She is always willing to have a good chat.