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.

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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!

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Our Clinic

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 van de Steenoven


Hannah's expertise is in small animals (dogs and cats). Hannah also has a number of years’ experience treating exotic mammals. Hannah has a special interest in feline medicine and has recently completed further studies in feline medicine.

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 Hannah Sherry

BVSc (Hons) BSc

Hannah has over 7 years’ experience as a small animal Veterinarian, both in general practice and in emergency. Prior to qualifying as a Veterinarian, Hannah had worked as a Veterinary Nurse for 10 years. Hannah's interests include canine and feline medicine with a special interest in behaviour medicine.

Dr Melissa Meehan

BVSc (Hons) MANZCVS (Internal Medicine)

Melissa has worked at The Canterbury Veterinary Clinic & Hospital for over 10 years, treating dogs, cats and exotic mammals. Both as a general practitioner and as a referral/professional interest practitioner in ophthalmology.

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.

Dr Weiqi Ang Dwyer

BVSc (Hons) MVSc

Qi Joined The Canterbury Veterinary Clinic & Hospital in 2014. Qi has completed her Masters in Small Animal Medicine. Qi's expertise includes dogs and cats as well as exotic mammals. Qi is currently on maternity leave.