Chris graduated from Melbourne University in 1979. He began his veterinary career in Mansfield, progressing to the UK, Saudi Arabia and Kununurra, flying around the Kimberley, before returning to Melbourne in 1985.
He started at Waverley Animal Hospital in 1986. Chris has a particular interest in dermatology, nutrition and behaviour. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family and the occasional game of golf.
Chris has a miniature groodle called Lexie, who has settled in well and passed obedience training with top marks!
BVSc (Hons) MANZCVS (Small Animal Surgery)
Karin graduated from the University of Sydney in 1993. She moved to Melbourne in 1994 to start her veterinary career in mixed animal practice in Whittlesea. After five years there, she worked and traveled in the United Kingdom for 12 months, before returning to Melbourne and starting work at Waverley Animal Hospital in March 2000.
Karin has a particular interest in surgery, and completed her examinations in Small Animal Surgery to become a Member of the Australian College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2002.
She has also studied Diagnostic Ultrasound by Distance Education, and is an accredited PennHIP member.
Karin lives with her partner Marcus (also a vet). Karin enjoys swimming, reading, learning French and travel.
BVSc (Hons) MACVSc (Small Animal Medicine)
Robbie graduated from The University of Melbourne in 2001. He worked in mixed practice in Warragul for 2 years, then worked and travelled around England and Europe for 2 years before working in a busy small animal clinic in Frankston for 4 years. After a year of locuming, Robbie started at the Waverley Animal Hospital in 2011.
Robbie enjoys Medicine, and completed Membership examinations in Small Animal Medicine with the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2010. He has also completed a Distance Education course in Small Animal Surgery, and has done further study involving Emergency Medicine and Ultrasonography.
Robbie shares his spare time with his 2 cats, Melvin and Parker, his whippet Rosie, and his wife Christina (also a vet), daughter Camille and son Reuben. So when not working hard or chasing after furred or non-furred children, he plays baseball (for the mighty Frankston Tomatoes and Springvale Lions), enjoys listening to music and reading.
Ashley graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2011. She began her career in mixed practice at Bacchus Marsh dealing with all sorts of pets and farm animals. In 2015, she moved back to Melbourne to work with small animals.
Ashley enjoys all aspects of veterinary science including surgery, medicine and behaviour. She recently completed a distance learning course in low stress animal handling.
Ashley lives with her husband, Ben, her corgi, Bailey and cat, Hiro. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, cooking and learning Chinese.
Dr Jane Harris graduated from Melbourne University with Dr Robbie in 2001. She worked in private practice in Canberra and Sydney before spending 2 years working in England and traveling through Europe.
Since returning from England, Jane has split her time between part-time veterinary work and looking after a busy household of 4 children.
In addition to the kids of the 2 legged variety, Jane is mum to a cat, rabbit, fish and 3 hermit crabs. In her ever-dwindling spare time, she enjoys reading, cooking and getting to drink her coffee when it’s actually hot.