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For The Love of Animals

At Canterbury Veterinary Clinic we are passionate about providing Melbourne with the very best animal care services, for all animals big and small. Established in 1987, we have over 30 years’ experience offering excellent customer service, advice and treatments for your pets. We understand that your pet is part of the family and we base our clinic upon this philosophy.

We provide a wide array of animal care services and are dedicated to keeping up-to-date with the latest information and technology, so that your pet receives the best treatment possible. All our staff are highly experienced with dogs, cats, rabbits, ferrets, guinea pigs, rats and mice” to “Our staff are highly experienced with dogs, cats, rabbits, ferrets, guinea pigs, rats, mice and birds.

Our state of the art premises incorporates the latest hospital design and equipment. We believe our animals deserve the best facilities and equipment, with separate recovery wards. Upstairs we have two dedicated operating suites, a separate recovery ward, a separate cat ward and rodent ward.

We also have an x-ray room with the latest digital x-ray and hospital-grade ultrasound. Downstairs, we have a separate dog ward, as well as our waiting room, reception and three consulting suites.

Based in Surrey Hills, Victoria, we aim to create a warm and friendly environment and we love having our patients and their owners drop in to say ‘hi’, have a weigh in, pick up a treat or ask any question they might have.

Our services include:

  • Behavioural counselling
  • Blood and urine laboratory testing
  • Dentistry
  • Deworming protocols
  • Emergency treatment
  • External parasite prevention
  • General surgery
  • Geriatric medicine
  • Internal parasite prevention
  • Mesenchymal therapy (for joints and dry eye)
  • Microchip identification and implantation
  • Nutritional advice
  • Ophthalmic consultation and surgery
  • Orthopaedic consultation and surgery
  • Pet foods
  • Diagnostic imaging
  • Vaccination schedule

To learn more about our services and facilities, or to book in a consultation for your pet, get in contact with Canterbury Veterinary Clinic today!

Meet the Canterbury Vet team of friendly and expert veterinarians.

Dr Lynda Bonning


Lynda has over 30 years’ experience treating, dogs, cats and exotics. Referral/professional interest practitioner in ferrets, guinea pigs, rabbits, rats & mice. Lynda has also completed further studies in dermatology.

Lynda has owned The Canterbury Veterinary Clinic & Hospital since 1987.

Dr Hannah Sherry

BVSc (Hons) BSc

Dr Hannah Sherry, has over 10 years’ experience as a small animal and emergency Veterinarian. Prior to qualifying as a Veterinarian, Dr Hannah has worked for 10 years as a Veterinary Nurse. Dr Hannah is a member of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists in Behavioural medicine, which is her special interest.

Dr Anne-Katrin Oatley


Anne-Katrin (“Ana”) has over 20 years of experience as a small animal practitioner. She has a particular interest in dentistry, surgery and diagnostic imaging and she gained experience with exotics whilst working in England in 2010.

Dr Mónica Figueroa Villar

Dr Mónica Figueroa Villar, with over 6 years’ post graduate experience as a small animal and exotic Veterinarian, Dr Mónica has practiced in Spain, Scotland and France. Dr Mónica has completed a Master in surgical-medical techniques and emergency procedures of exotic animals. Dr Mónica can also conduct consultations in Spanish, Italian, and French. Dr Mónica has a special interest in exotics and wildlife.

Dr Priscillia Yeoh

Dr Priscillia Yeoh, joined our team in 2022 after working in Hobart since graduation. Dr Priscillia has worked as a general practitioner and emergency clinician. Dr Priscillia also has a special interest in exotic mammals. Dr Priscillia can conduct consultations in Mandarin, Bahasa Malaysia and Hokkien.

Dr Rajiv Poorun

Dr Raj completed his Veterinary degree at James Cook University in 2019. Dr Raj has been working at an outer suburban small animal hospital and emergency centre. Dr Raj has a professional interest in ultrasonography and endoscopy.

Dr Rithvik Suresh

Dr Rithvik completed his Veterinary degree from Melbourne University in 2021. Dr Rithvik is an experienced small & large animal veterinarian. Dr Ritvik has a professional interest in cytology and surgery. Dr Rithvik can also understand Tamal.

Dr Anaban Ghosh

BVSc (Hons) Postgraduate Certificate in Surgery MANZCVS (Surgery) MANZCVS (Emergency & Critical Care)

Anaban has worked at The Canterbury Veterinary Clinic & Hospital for over 10 years as a referral/ professional interest practitioner in orthopaedic surgery.