Our Facilities

Modern Facilities

Ample Parking

Welcoming Environment

Our two locations have fully equipped examination rooms, large pharmaceutical stores, full sterile surgery facilities and a full range of modern equipment for on-the-spot assistance for nearly all pet health and medical needs. We can offer digital X-rays, on site ECG and ultrasound examinations, Dental care using the latest IM-3 dental base and on the spot, in house blood testing. We have a number of visiting specialists and consultants and good relationships with a number of Melbournes leading specialist centres for when referral is necessary.

Our Team

Our Veterinarians

Dr. Richard

BVSc, MSc, MRCVS, AQIS Accredited

Born and educated in Zimbabwe, Richard qualified in 1990 and obtained membership of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons in the UK by examination. He then studied at the Michigan State University obtaining a Veterinary Masters degree in Large Animal Clinical Sciences while doing a 3 year clinical residency program. Richard moved to Australia in 1997 and worked in the Northern Territory and NSW before settling in Shepparton in 2000. Richard has a keen interest in large animal medicine and surgery and also enjoys the variety of dogs and cats in the clinic. Richard is accredited for AQIS large and small animal export and is also accredited for Johnes MAP programs. Away from work Richard enjoys spending time with his partner Fiona and their three daughters, being outdoors, and doing such activities as horse riding and hiking.

Dr. Riana

BVSc (Hons I), AQIS Accredited

Riana grew up in the picturesque western district town of Dunkeld, at the foothills of the Grampians. Studying at Melbourne University and completing her BVSC with first class honours in 2001. Being a country girl, she sought out employment in the country and settled in Shepparton in 2002. Riana also has an interest in soft tissue surgery and business management. She has also obtained her AQIS and small animal export accreditation allowing her to give advice and perform tests and vaccinations required for export of pets’ overseas. Out of hours Riana enjoys camping with family and friends, visiting Dunkeld and getting her fix of the mountains, horse riding and amateur photography.

Dr. Fiona

BVSc, MRCVS, MANZCVSC (Small Animal Medicine)

Following graduation in Zimbabwe in 1993, and marriage to Richard Cameron, Fiona moved with him to Michigan, USA. Fiona spent a year doing clinical rotations at the University Veterinary Teaching Hospital before entering private mixed practice in Michigan after obtaining accreditation by examination in North America. After locuming in her birthplace in the UK and passing the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons examinations, she has settled in Australia with Richard, making the Goulburn Valley their home in 2000. Fiona has completed postgraduate courses in small animal dermatology and internal medicine and obtained her membership of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists in small animal medicine in 2002. She has interests in small animal geriatric medicine and dermatology. When she has time between work and family she enjoys triathlon training and hiking Fiona consults from the Kialla Clinic. She has interests in small animal dentistry, geriatric medicine and dermatology.

Dr. Ken

B.Sc, B.V.Sc  Sydney University

Ken grew up in Endeavour Hills in Melbourne, and currently, he doesnt have any pets.  He decided to make the move to the country, and is keen to experience life outside of cities.  He loves working with cats and dogs, and said that his favourite animal would have to be penguins !

In his spare time, he enjoys painting and catching up with family and friends. Ken enjoys meeting new people and especially new patients

Dr. Esma


Esma graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1990. In 1998, Esma also completed a Masters Degree in Small Animal Medicine from Murdoch University. Esma is a local, born and raised in Shepparton. She attended Shepparton High School and has worked in the Shepparton area most of her life. Esma loves her job and the fact that no day is ever the same, she enjoys doing small animal consults and surgeries. Outside of work, Esma cares for her family, plays tennis and enjoys gardening. Esma Joined the team at Shepparton Vet Clinic in 2015 and works across both the Shepparton and Kialla clinics.

Dr. Tanika

BBiSc.  D.V.M

LaTrobe University, Melbourne University.

Growing up in Colac, Tanika was alway surrounded by animals and pets. She enjoys the country life, and has spent time living in Melbourne, and Bendigo before moving to the Goulburn Valley.  She has a horse Ollie, a dog Tully and a cat Nova.

In her spare time, she enjoys camping, cooking netball and the beach.

Tanika is part of our larger animal Vet team

Dr. Madeleine

 BSc DVM University of Melbourne

Growing up in Adelaide, Madeliene moved to Melbourne when she was still quite young.  With her love and facination of all things exotic,  such as rabbits, rats, reptiles and ferrets, Dr Madeleine is considered our Pocket Pet vet !  She has even treated wombats.

She enjoyes kayaking and bushwalking and especially wildlife watching !  Madeleine has 2 friendly budgies and a cute little Westie Cross dog.



Dr Courtney

B.V.Bio, B.V.Sc

Charles Sturt University


More to come about our new vet Courtney


Our Veterinary Nurses


Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing

Having grown up in Alice Springs and Brisbane, Katie has worked in small and large animal clinics whilst travelling throughout Australia.  She has been nursing for over 15 years, and owned and operated a Vet Clinic in Siem Reap, Cambodia for 8 years.  She ran a non profit animal welfare organisation and was a co-ordinator for World Vets on various trips to Asia. 

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with Dora, a lovely greyhound who has well and truly earned her retirement.  She also enjoys swimming, reading and travelling.


Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing

Rachel is a valued member of the Shepp Vets team, and has been for some time now and mainly works from our Kialla Clinic.

She enjoys spending her spare time with her family and her pets.


Certificate II in Animal Studies

Currently completing Certificate IV iin Veterinary Nursing

Tameka grew up in the Benalla and Shepparton area . When she is home, she enjoys spending time with her family, a horse, a pony, three chickens, three cats, three dogs, a abbit, a turtle and a bird ! She loves coming to work being around animals.

In her spare time, Tameka enjoys horse riding and spending time with her family.


Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing

Michelle has been a valued member of the Shepp Vets team for a number of years now and mainly works from our Kialla Clinic.

She grew up in Shepparton and went to study in Melbourne for a year before moving back to the area.  She now lives on an acreage in Tallygaroopna where she enjoys spending time with an assortment of animals including dogs, cats, rabbits, sheep birds and reptiles.

Michelle has been vet nursing for 12 years and still enjoys it as much today as when she first started.

She says everyday is different and there are always new things to learn. I have a special interest in patient care and enjoy trying to make the pets experience in hospital as fear free as possible.




Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing

Cert III in Animal studies

Cert III in Business Admin

Cert III in Medical Business Admin

Certified microchip implanter

Ashley grew up in Geelong, and has only recently given up the coast to move to the Goulburn Valley.  Ashley is a passionate animal lover,m and has been doing volunteer work at the Wildlife Shelter.

She loves camping, prospecting, swimming and reading !   Her pets are Snoopy a labrador, a Kelpie, Bossy and three chickens plus lots of cokatiels.





Cert II in Animal Studies

Cert III Dog Behaviour & Training

Currently studying Cert IV in Veterinary Nursing

Rhiannon loves coming to work and being around all animals.  She is a currently studying to be a Vet Nurse, and is part of our Reception team.  She is a regular foster mum to kittens bought in to the council.

She has a large collection of animals at home, which include Cooper and Chase who are Jack Ruseell Terriers, the cats Rory, Ragnar and Jasper.  Buddy the Goat, Tambo the horse and a handful of chickens !





Currently studying:

Certificate II in Animal Studies &  Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing


Our trainee, Marni grew up in Nathalia, and is a passionate animal person.  She loves being around any animal and has two cats Oscar and Leni, and a dog named Bella.  She is currently studying to complete her certificates, so that she may become qualified.


In her spare time, Marni likes to go motorbike riding and going to the football, spending time with family and friends.


Our Reception & Support Team


Certificate IV in Frontline Management, Certificate IV in Celebrancy and Certificate III in Financial Services


Born in the Western District, Katrina relocated to Melbourne then moved to Shepparton in the mid 1980’s.  She is an experienced Manager, having had nearly 23 years experience in the Insurance industry, and recently joined the teamas the Practice Manager in late 2017.  Katrina has a love of pugs, being owned by two, and in her spare time, enjoys golf and fishing.  She is also a civil celebrant.   


Jenny is an experienced receptionist, and always happy to come to work.  She spends her spare time with family and friends and enjoys catching up for coffees

Bianca is a local girl born and raised in Shepparton and became a part of the team at the clinic in 2014. Bianca enjoys her job, chatting to clients and meeting their furbabies. In her spare time Bianca enjoys spending time with her family, friends and pets, camping, swimming, & going to the beach. Bianca has a Spoodle Ruby who loves walks, chasing ball and swimming in the pool, 4 chooks and a very noisy cockatiel named Max. Favourite Animals: Orang-utan, Dolphins and Dogs.

Bachelor of Business

Aimee grew up in Shepparton, and obtained her Bachelor in Business from La Trobe University. In her spare time Aimee loves to travel, she enjoys experiencing all of the different cultures. Aimee enjoys the diversity of her job, and being part of such a wonderful team that are helping animals to live happy and healthy lives.


Brigette is a local girl who grew up in Nathalia. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her kids, road trips and gardening.


Cert II in Animal Studies

Cert III Dog Behaviour & Training

Currently studying Cert IV in Veterinary Nursing

Rhiannon loves coming to work and being around all animals.  She is a currently studying to be a Vet Nurse, and is part of our Reception team.  She is a regular foster mum to kittens bought in to the council.

She has a large collection of animals at home, which include Cooper and Chase who are Jack Ruseell Terriers, the cats Rory, Ragnar and Jasper.  Buddy the Goat, Tambo the horse and a handful of chickens !




“15 years plus with our team”

Certificate II in Business Administration, Certificate III in Financial Services and Certificate IV Companion Animal Services

Mandy has been part of the team at Shepparton Vet Clinic for nearly 10 years. She finds the most enjoyable part of her job is that she can get to know the clients and their animals. Mandy finds it a privilege to be able to support the clients from the arrival of a new puppy through to the farewell of a faithful companion.

Mandy owns “Denny” a Quarter Horse who is cheeky, smart and a lot of fun, also “Teddy” a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel who is a very good boy and “Poppy” a Cavoodle( poodle x cavalier) who is funny, cute and a bit spoilt! In her leisure time Mandy enjoys horse riding, gardening and church activities.


Certificate of Business Studies – Accounting

Wayne was born and grew up in Shepparton. After completing his accounting studies he worked for 26 years in the banking and finance industry with roles including managing accounting centres & systems administrator for some of the banks specialist products. This meant being stationed in Shepparton, Ballarat, Perth and finally in Melbourne’s head office. Wayne has been part of the vet clinic for the past 5 years.


“10 years plus with our team”

Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing, Certificate III Animal Technology

Tracey grew up in Numurkah on a large sheep farm. She always had a keen interest in animals and always knew that she wanted to pursue a career with them. In 1999 Tracey joined Shepparton Vet Clinic on a work placement to start her Animal Technology and Veterinary Nurse certificates. The following year Tracey was granted a Victorian Institute of sport scholarship for netball and moved to Melbourne to take this up. During that time she also continued her work in another vet clinic in Melbourne whilst continuing her studies. In 2006 Tracey moved back to the local area marrying a local Nathalia boy. Tracey re-joined Shepparton Vet Clinic in 2008 and has been here as a receptionist ever since. She loves cats, especially her baby “Lilly” and she also has two crazy dogs “Oscar” and “Bundy “. Tracey loves being part of the team, working in such a great environment.


Certificate III in Business studies

Jodie has always been drawn to working with animals, and enjoys being part of the Recpetion team.  She has been mainly raising children for the past 10 years, but in her spare time, she enjoys horse riding and camp drafting with her daughter. 

Jodie has a a passion for Chihuahua’s – she is owned by Daisy and Charlotte.  She also shares her home with a border collie Marley, Buddy the Kelpie, Prizzie the cat and Charlie her quarter horse.


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Our Values

Caring for Animals

We are dedicated to providing the best possible health outcomes for your pet, and will provide advice and care that aligns with best practice.

Caring for People

We recognise the positive impact pets have on the lives of their owners and endeavour to improve the relationship between owners and their pets.

Caring for the Environment

People and pets have a large impact on the local and global environment. We seek to educate owners on environmentally responsible pet ownership.