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We will be closed for the King's Birthday public holiday on Monday 10 June.

259 Church Street, Richmond, VIC 3121

Vets

Dr Ross Ansell

Veterinarian

Dr Ross Ansell graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1994. He spent time working in mixed and small animal practices before establishing his own veterinary business, Anvet, a thriving small animal business with three clinics in Melbourne. Ross joined Richmond Veterinary Clinic in 2011 as senior veterinarian and manager. He has a special interest in surgery.

In his spare time, Ross enjoys live music, golf and spending time with the menagerie of animals that live on his farm.

Dr Kate Kellaway

Veterinarian

Dr Kate Kellaway graduated with honours from the University of Melbourne in 2000. After working in mixed and small animal practice around Melbourne for several years she spent some time working in veterinary industry roles. Kate joined Richmond Veterinary Clinic in 2009. She enjoys all aspects of small animal veterinary medicine and surgery, particularly dentistry and oncology, and is an enthusiastic participant in continuing education.

At home, Kate is kept very busy caring for her daughter Edie, twin boys Richie and Gus and a very boisterous black Labrador named Walter.

Dr Louise Roberts-Bailey

Veterinarian

Dr Louise Roberts-Bailey graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2000. She spent several years working in small animal practice in both Melbourne and the UK prior to joining Richmond Veterinary Clinic in 2008. Louise has attained Membership of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in both Small Animal Medicine (2010) and Small Animal Dentistry and Oral Surgery (2021), so complex medical and dental cases are her forte. After two years living in and observing veterinary practice in Tokyo, Louise is also able to speak Japanese.

When not working or caring for her son Henry, cat Buddy and Miniature Dachshund Lucy, Louise can be found running, cycling or rowing her way around Melbourne.

Dr Celestina Yeoh

Veterinarian

Dr Celestina Yeoh graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2012. She is born in Singapore, also affectionately known as the “little red dot”. She is bilingual and speaks English and a little Mandarin. She joined our team in 2015.

Celest loves caring for animals, and enjoys her continuing education and has completed post-graduate courses in ultrasound as well as abdominal radiology. She also has a special interest in behaviour which is sparked by her highly anxious dog Hugo.

In 2021 Celest welcomed a beautiful baby girl, Chloe, who spends much or her time dropping food on the ground for her Jack Russell Terrier Haylee.
Outside of work, Celest loves travelling, checking out new restaurants, dancing and just enjoying some down time.

Dr Sabrina Ying

Veterinarian

Dr Sabrina Ying graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2019. She joined the team at Richmond Veterinary Clinic in 2020. Originally from Taiwan, Sabrina speak fluent Mandarin (with an Australian accent!) and has a special affinity for Ragdoll cats. Sabrina is a skilled surgeon, and loves the challenge of a complex medical case – particularly cats with Feline Infectious Peritonitis – but is happiest showering her patients with cuddles and treats whenever she has a spare moment.

Dr Christopher Hands-Frewer

Veterinarian

Dr Chris Hands-Frewer graduated from Perth’s Murdoch University in 2016. He joined our clinic in 2018 and was a popular member of our team until he left in June 2022 to pursue management opportunities. As it turned out, he missed the staff and clients at Richmond Vet Clinic, returning to the fold in 2024 with plans to pursue further studies in small animal surgery.

Dr Sarah James

Veterinarian

Dr Sarah James graduated from Massey University in New Zealand in 2018. She joined Richmond Veterinary Clinic in March 2021 after completing medical and surgical internships in specialist veterinary practices in both Auckland and Melbourne.

Dr Jemima Jansen

Veterinarian

Dr Jemima Jansen graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2017. She worked in several busy small animal practices around Melbourne before joining our team in May 2022.

Dr Josephine Clapham

Veterinarian

Dr Jo Clapham graduated from the University of Queensland in 2012. Jo has extensive experience working in both general and emergency veterinary practice, and achieved Membership with the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in Emergency and Critical Care in 2021.

Dr Melody Chiou

Veterinarian

Dr Melody Chiou graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2021, and worked in busy small animal practice in Melbourne before joining the team at Richmond in June 2023. Like Dr Sabrina, Melody is originally from Taiwan and speaks fluent Mandarin.

Dr Anna-Marie Bakos

Veterinarian

Dr Anna-Marie Bakos graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2023. Anna completed two of her final year student placements with Richmond Vet Clinic, where she impressed us with her knowledge, communication skills and gentle manner with patients. Anna joined the team in Feburary 2024 and has already become a valuable member of our team.

Dr Hugh Dillon

Veterinarian

Dr Hugh Dillon is a graduate of the University of Melbourne. Dr Hugh provides welcome additional consulting services during our busy Saturdays.