Dr Cathy Chou - Head Veterinarian
Dr Cathy speaks mandarin and is available for consultation on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays. (Dr Cathy 獸醫師會說普通話, 門診時間：週一,四,五 )
Cathy graduated from Massey University in New Zealand in 2008. She worked in small animal practice in Auckland for 2 years before moving across to Melbourne to join the Manningham team in 2010.
Cathy enjoys all aspect of veterinary medicine, in particular all things involving cats, and has completed a course in feline medicine in 2012. She regularly attends seminars and conferences to keep up to date with veterinary medicine.
Outside of work, Cathy loves to spend time with her family – husband, children Joshua and Caitlyn, and Kiki, the longhaired moggy with multiple personality!
Dr Stacy Tay - Veterinarian
Stacy is our full time veterinarian and since joining the Manningham Vet Clinic family at the end of 2015 she has developed strong bonds with our patients and clients.
After graduating from the University of Melbourne she worked in general practice in the country for a number of years before making the move back into the city.
Stacy has two demanding cats - Newman and Patrick who constantly cause trouble in the house.
Dr Claire Jones - Veterinarian
Claire graduated from Murdoch University in Western Australia in 2005 and has since worked in several small animal veterinary clinics across Western Australia and Victoria. Claire also spent a year in West Africa sharing her surgical skills and knowledge with local vets. She has a keen interest in surgery and has a very gentle, caring approach to patient care.
Claire is available for consultations on Saturdays.
DR SUE RAMOO - MEDICAL CONSULTANT
- BVSc (Hons)
- MANZCVS (Internal Medicine)
After graduating from the University of Sydney, Dr Sue Ramoo worked in general practice for two years. During this time she developed an interest in internal medicine which led her to undertake an internship in critical care and internal medicine. After her internship she followed on to undertake a residency in internal medicine, at the University of Melbourne Veterinary Teaching Hospital.
Sue has since worked in private referral practices across Melbourne and has extensive experience in all aspects of internal medicine. She has published in various veterinary journals including the Australian Veterinary Journal. Sue's areas of expertise include gastroenterology, endocrinology and oncology.
Sue has a Border Terrier named Lizzie (pictured) and a Princess Parrot called Kayne.
At Manningham Vet Clinic, Sue works closely with our regular veterinarians and is available for consultation on more complex medical cases.
Eva - Practice Manager/ head Veterinary nurse
- Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing
Eva began her vet nursing career in 2012 and worked at one of our sister clinics before taking on the role as Practice Manager and Head Nurse at Manningham Veterinary Clinic in 2015.
Eva is a certified veterinary nurse and also mentors the trainee nurses at our clinic. Eva loves to learn and is often reading text books, watching webinars or attending conferences to expand her knowledge, and the knowledge of her team. Eva has a keen interest in standards of care, nutrition and canine behaviour. She has been conducting puppy pre-school classes for a number of years and is always happy to assist in offering advice to new puppy owners.
Eva's passion for animal welfare extends beyond work as she is the founder of an animal rescue charity.
Jessica - 2IC Veterinary Nurse/ CATTERY MANAGER
- Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing
Jess began her veterinary nursing career as a locum nurse for our sister clinics back in August 2014. She has a very keen interest in feline nursing and surgery. Jess' love for all her feline friends has led her to become the cat friendly advocate of the clinic as well as our Cattery Manager here at The Cattery. Jess is very skilled and knowledgeable in all aspects of feline health and behaviour, so she will be starting her Diploma in Feline Nursing in 2018.
Outside of work Jess is a talented horse rider and loves to spend time riding horses and being outside. She shares her home with her beautiful Ragdoll cat Ralph, her crazy Pug, Crystal and her Centralian Carpet Python, Draco.
Kate - Trainee Veterinary Nurse/ puppy preschool trainer
- BSc (Zoology and Genetics)
Kate has always had a passion for animals from a very young age. Having grown up in South East Gippsland she was surrounded by many different animals including horses, dogs, pocket pets and chickens.
In 2009 Kate made the move to Melbourne to study zoology and genetics at La Trobe University and was particularly interested in animal behaviour and ecology. Kate is now studying her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing through the AIRC and hopes to complete her course by the end of 2018.
Kate adopted one of our clinic adoption kittens, Boss. Boss grew up in our clinic so you may find him wandering around from time to time when comes back for a visit. At her family home Kate has three dogs - Max, Poppy and Millie - and two horses - Sunny and Lulu.
EMILIE - CATTERY ATTENDANT/ Trainee Veterinary Nurse
Emilie has grown up with a passion for animals and has always had pets in her home. One of her favourite things to do is interpret an animal's behaviour into words and if she had any super power in the world, it would be to talk to animals! Emilie shares her home with a very spoilt and cheeky rabbit called Maple.
Emilie loves looking after all the beautiful cats in our cattery and enjoys being amongst all of the different personalities and characteristics that each cat has.. Especially the cuddly ones!
Maddison - Cattery Attendant
- BSc (Animal Health and Disease)
Maddison began volunteering in the veterinary field at a young age, knowing she wanted to pursue a career in veterinary medicine after growing up with cats of vastly different personalities. She has volunteered with animal welfare organisations including the RSPCA, and has experience volunteering within both hospital and clinical veterinary settings.
Maddison is currently studying the Bachelor of Science at the University of Melbourne. She has a keen interest in small animal surgery, and looks forward to pursuing further study at the completion of her degree. She loves spending time with her two cats, Meeko and Gabby, and her rescue dog Ruby.