Celebrating 150 years of the RSPCA
Woman's Day Australia|October 18, 2021
For three decades, vet nurse Debbie has helped all creatures, great and small!
Brigid Auchettl

Like many of us, Debbie Olds can’t help bringing her work home, but it usually has four legs and a wagging tail!

The 61-year-old has spent more than 30 years helping animals get back on their feet at the Broken Hill RSPCA, starting as a receptionist in 1990 before training to become a veterinary nurse in 2000.

Now a head nurse at the branch, Debbie still loves walking through the doors to the clinic every day.

“I couldn’t imagine doing anything else,” she says. “When you see people walking out with a pet, you can see how happy they are to be with them – it’s wonderful!”

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