Our Vets


At Cowra Veterinary Centre our fully qualified staff are committed to providing you with the highest standards in veterinary care to keep the animal in your life healthy.


Our clinic consists of two full time vets and one part time vet, as well as four nurses allowing us to offer the best veterinary care in Cowra and surrounding regions.

Dr Peter Laundess.jpg

Dr Peter Launders

BVSc (Hons) BEc (Hons) LLB (Hons)
University of Queensland - 2008


Before becoming a veterinarian, Peter had a career in investment banking working in Sydney, New York and Hong Kong. 


After seeing the error of his ways, Peter graduated from the University of Queensland (where he and Kellie met) with a Veterinary Science degree in 2008.  


Peter started at Cowra Veterinary Centre in 2009 and purchased the practice in July 2011.  


Peter enjoys the variety of mixed practice and is happy working on any and all species, but especially enjoys cattle work. 


Away from work, Peter is keen on playing and watching as many sports as possible.

Dr Kellie Launders.jpg

Dr Kellie Launders

BVSc (Hons), BAnimSc
University of Queensland - 2008


After a stint as a jillaroo in outback Queensland and an Animal Science degree from James Cook

University in Townsville, Kellie graduated as a veterinarian from the University of Queensland in 


Kellie spent 18 months at Young Veterinary Hospital before making the move to Cowra. 

She and Peter are the (often frazzled) parents of Sienna and twins Joshua and Samuel.  Kellie is now 
back at work a couple of days a week (for a rest).


Kellie has done additional training in eye and orthopaedic surgery and also enjoys tricky medicine cases.


Kellie is also keen on anything to do with horses and has started to learn dressage in her spare time.

Dr Emma Sutton.jpg

Dr Emma Sutton

Charles Sturt University


Emma graduated from Charles Sturt University at Wagga Wagga in 2015 and started at Cowra 
Veterinary Centre shortly afterwards.  


You can see Emma at our branch practice in Canowindra on Mondays and Wednesdays as well as at the surgery in Cowra.


Emma grew up on cattle and cropping farms around Cassilis and Mudgee.  Similar to Kellie, Emma 
did a stint as a jillaroo in Queensland before starting her studies so wonders why the cattle around 
here don’t have lumps on their backs.


Emma is also very keen on horses and enjoys riding whenever possible.