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249 Waverley Road, Mount Waverley, VIC 3149

Vets

Dr Chris Hardham

BVSc

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!

Dr Robbie Anderton

BVSc (Hons) MANZCVS (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 also records a podcast “Two Vets Talk Pets” with Dr Lewis Kirkham. Find it wherever you find your podcasts – voted in the top 100 of top Australian Podcasts in 2019 Australian Podcast Awards (at number 100!)

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 running marathons.

Dr Tian Chen

Dr. Tian graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2017. He began his career as a companion animal veterinarian on the Mornington peninsula and  joined our team in March 2020. Dr. Tian’s special interest areas includes surgery and conservation medicine. He regularly attends to local wildlife shelters to treat injured wildlife and is passionate in training and educating the public in this area. Out of work, he loves spending time outdoors with activities such as hiking and fishing with his border collie Lily.

陈医生于2017年从墨尔本大学兽医系毕业,有着现今西方最先进的医学知识。毕业后,他一直在墨尔本东南区从医,在今年年初转到了Waverley 兽医院。陈医生是我们唯一能用中文看诊的医生,同时也是Waverley 兽医院的微信群的群主。在闲暇时间,陈医生也是Monbulk野生动物看护所的野生动物兽医,一直为了澳洲野生动物的生态保护而努力

Dr Ashley Lim

BVSc (Hons) MANZCVS (Small Animal Medicine)

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.

She completed her Membership Examinations in Small Animal Medicine with the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in 2018.

Ashley lives with her husband, Ben, her corgi, Bailey and cat, Hiro, and her son Frankie! In her spare time, she enjoys reading, cooking and learning Chinese.

Dr Jane Harris

BVSc (Hons)

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.

Dr Jade Lorenzo

Jade graduated from vet school at The University of Melbourne in 2014 after completing her Bachelor of Science at Monash University. Jade worked as a veterinary nurse for five years before graduating as a vet. She has always worked in small animal practice and has a soft spot for our native wildlife.
She shares a home with her husband Matt, daughter Tilly, Ruby the Cavalier and Bruce the cat. Bruce is now on the last of his nine lives after surviving a bladder surgery and then having one of his kidneys removed. He is a super lucky kitty who Jade adopted as one of an orphaned litter from the Black Saturday fires.
In her spare time Jade plays basketball and Netball when she’s not chasing after a toddler. She also volunteers with Pets in the Park as volunteer coordinator and at the monthly health clinics. Pets in the Park is a free veterinary service for people experiencing homelessness.

Dr Jade has been part of the Waverley Animal Hospital team since February 2020