Dr Nicole Laurence graduate from Murdoch University over 20 years ago. After a career in mixed and small animal practice in Western Australia and in the United Kingdom, Nicole is now the owner at Foothills Animal Hospital, in Armadale Perth, Western Australia. This 100% small animal hospital was purpose built and opened in 2013. Foothills has a reputation as an employer of choice and hospital excellence. It is an ASAV Accreditated Hospital of Excellence; ISFM Cat friendly accreditated,; wa winner Business Armadale Business of the Year Award in 2018, selected as one of three hospitals to be showcased at the AVA conference in Perth 2019. Most recently it was awarded the AVA’s Veterinary Business of the Year presented in Sydney in October 2019. Nicole is very positive about the vet industry is passionate about women in leadership roles and especially in business.