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Dr Pey Hor

Veterinarian

Dr Pey graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2013. Being a vet was her childhood dream & she continues to lover her job working with not only the animals but the humans involved too.

Pey has worked at number of vet clinics, including the large 24 hour vet hospitals, both in Melbourne and in London and is now settling down in the Bayside area she grew up in.

Pey is interested in all aspects of Vet medicine & surgery and spends lots of her time outside work listening to podcasts & reading forums to gain more knowledge. She is particularly interested in Dermatology and Dentistry and is currently undertaking further training and study in Dentistry.

Pey spends her house with her husband, a rambunctious Frenchie, Richie and their ginger cat, Captain Hook. In her spare time, Pey loves to travel, go suba diving and hit the slopes skiing.

 

 Dr Anna Platt

Veterinarian BVSc (Hons) MVS

Anna graduated Dux of her year in 1989 from Melbourne University and began her career there as a Medical and Surgical Intern in Dogs and Cats. After completing her Masters of Veterinary Studies she worked as an Emergency Vet in Melbourne before travelling to England for some fun and more experience. In 1996 she joined Murray at the Middle Brighton Veterinary Centre.

Anna’s interests lie in medicine and animal behaviour and runs the Clinic’s Puppy School Program. She is a compassionate vet & dedicated to the health and welfare of all the patients in the practice.

Growing up Anna always wanted to be a vet and has never been without a pet in her life. Family life if busy for Murray and Anna – they have two daughters, Madeline and Olivia. Neither have elected to follow in their parent’s footsteps.

They have 3 cats – Truffles – a white cat – that is rarely ever white and Cali – a very independent Tabby, who has Feline Epilepsy and the newest member, Moo a spunky black and white cat

When not looking after her family and pets, Anna enjoys reading, sewing and walking.

In 2024 they hope to welcome a new arrival – a new puppy – Border terrier of course!

 

Dr Maria Lydon

Veterinarian

Dr Maria is a terrific addition to our team and comes all the way from Ireland having graduated from Dublin University in 2014.

Maria made her way down under to Australia and has worked in GP practice and Emergency. She has a wealth of knowledge and skills and has a caring and thoughtful bedside manner. 

Maria came to us as a locum vet but loved it so much she is staying on part time – Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

 

Dr Kirsty Tepper

Veterinarian

Dr Kirsty has been a vital member of our Vet Team since 2015. Kirsty is an experienced, caring Veterinarian and loves those complex cases!

Kirsty graduated from Melbourne University in 2002. Since then she has continued updating her knowledge by completing distance education courses and in 2013 she became a Member of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in the field of Small Animal Internal Medicine.

Kirsty shares her home with her partner, two young children and a young kitten, Walter completes the family.

Currently Kirsty is working on weekends.

 

Our Vet Nurses & Hospital Staff

Steph L

Qualified Veterinary Nurse 

 Steph came to MBVC as a new graduate nurse a number of years ago, ready to take on the world with her experiences with birds and emergency ICU work.

Not only does Steph love animals but also reading, and actually named her cat after Harry Potter’s mother – Lily.

 Pictured here receiving a very special kiss from the very special Andy who frequently holidays in our cattery!

 

 

 

 Sarah

Veterinary Nurse

Sarah has been a pet-owner for as long as she can remember, from cats and dogs to sugar gliders and a ferret named Fudge. She joined the animal-care industry in 2021, wanting to give back to those fluffy friends who have brought us so much joy. 
Caring and compassionate she works hard to ensure all pets under her care are well looked after. She is currently enrolled at Box Hill Institute studying for her Cert IV in Vet Nursing.
In her spare time, Sarah enjoys reading, usually cuddled up with her dog, Buddy or cat, Smudge.

Sarah is a wonderful addition to our team. Pictured here with Jinx recovering after his operation.

Ankita

Veterinary Nurse Assistant

Ankita is a valued team member – caring, considerate and very conscientious. 

Ankita comes from Pune, a city close to Mumbai, India, where she studied Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry. After graduation Ankita worked in a clinic as a vet in India, for a year prior to arriving in Melbourne. Currently Ankita is studying for a Masters degree in Public Health but does hope to study for Veterinary registration so she can practice as a vet in Australia.

Ankita’s role with our team is the smooth running of surgeries and hospital cases as well as caring for our furry friends in our Cattery.

In her spare time Ankita keeps up her language skills, she is able to speak 3 languages, she also loves to dance and read. She is pictured here with the very gorgeous Golden Retriever, Wally.

 

 

Kristy

Hospital Attendant

Kristy works behind the scenes our Hospital and Cattery caring for the patients as they recovery from surgery, caring for those sick in hospital and making the cats in the cattery at ease during their stay.

Caring and compassionate, Kristy is hoping to be come a Qualified Vet nurse.

In her down time she is heavily involved in the local community – football, netball in the off season as well as fundraising for a number of charities.

Pictured here, with her less than impressed cat, Meow Meow. 

 

 

Jack

Hospital Attendant

Jack is one of our hospital attendants, where his passion for animals shines through in every task he undertakes.

Inspired by his daily interactions with furry patients, Jack is planning to commence his study to become a qualified vet nurse later this year.

Jack is picture here with one of our beautiful friend, Nelson.

 

 

Larissa

Veterinary Nurse – Trainee

Larissa is a local having completed Year 12 in 2023 and is embarking on her Vet Nursing career with us.  She has completed her Cert II in Vet Nursing and hopes to start her Cert IV in 2024.

Larissa is works to help out at Reception, in the consult room to help the process of outpatient patient care run smoothly. She also looks after the Cats in the morning and also works behind the scenes our Hospital assisting nurses as they care for the patients as they recovery from surgery, caring for those sick in hospital and ensures the smooth running of our clinic

Caring and compassionate with a soft spot for cats, Larissa is pictured here, with one of our boarders getting a loving scratch. 

 

 

Tess

Hospital & Cattery Attendant

Tess is a local University student currently studying Veterinary Science at Melbourne University & works mainly in the hospital and cattery. She cares for the surgery patients getting them ready to be re united with their owners and ensuring the smooth running of our hospital – ready for the next day – what ever that may be!

Pictured here on placement – giving a cute pony a loving neck scratch!

 

Our Reception Team

Steph G

Head Receptionist 

Steph G is our star receptionist who instantly puts you at ease on arrival at the clinic or when speaking to her on the other end of the phone!

When not on the phone or at the desk taking care of clients and their pets, she is working busy behind the scenes helping out with Practice Managment.

She has a great love for all animals and a very caring nature and loving pet parent to Riggs, a spirited Staffy and his younger brother, Roger, also a Staffy!

 

Ash

Receptionist

Meet Ash, the mother of 3 beautiful cats Nellie, Zui and Frank.

A friendly smile awaits you at our clinic, all thanks to our dedicated vet receptionist, Ash. With a true passion for animals and a heart full of empathy, Ash plays a pivotal role in ensuring that both pets and their owners feel comfortable and well-cared for from the moment they walk through our doors.

Her ability to connect with people and animals alike makes her an indispensable part of our team. So, the next time you visit our clinic, be sure to say hello to Ash.

 

 

 

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