Our Team

Dr Jamie Lines

BVSc Melbourne University

Jamie graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1994 with a degree in Veterinary Science. After a few years in Warrnambool, VIC, in dairy practice Jamie and Michelle ran their own dairy farm in Echuca, VIC.

Moving to Canberra in 2000, after a short stint in Wagga, Jamie worked at the West Queanbeyan Veterinary Hospital for a number of years, working with mainly companion animals.

Then a few years in Mullumbimby, north coast NSW, Jamie worked in mixed rural practice, and enjoyed the beach!

Jamie and Michelle finally settled in Alice Springs, starting the Desert Oaks Veterinary Clinic in April 2014. 

Jamie is an active member of the Alice Springs Running Club and enjoys doing triathlons, mountain running and swimming.

Jamie and Michelle and their family enjoy camping, hiking, travelling in Asia; they have a dog called “Chief”, a cat ‘Bella’, a rescue bird and chooks. 

Jamie has also recently completed a Graduate Diploma in Chinese Herbal Medicine for animals through the College of Integrative Veterinary Therapies and also regularly prescribes western herbal formulas.