Here's a few things that set up apart from other veterinary clinics

  • We have been in business for over 20 years and have assisted thousands of local pets from puppy or kitten hood right through to their senior years.
  • Our veterinary team works as a close team and collaborate their wealth of knowledge to ensure your pet receives the best outcome.
  • You can choose a veterinarian to suit your pet and individual needs.
  • We have a Medical Consultant who is available for in-clinic assessment for complicated medical cases.
  • Our in-house Veterinary Surgeon is highly qualified and experienced in complex soft tissue and orthopaedic surgeries.
  • We have separate dog and cat waiting areas and hospital wards to make your family member as comfortable as possible.
  • We also have a state-of-the-art Cat Boarding Facilities to accommodate your furry friends while you are away.
  • We are actively involved in community programs within and outside of the hospital including responsible pet ownership programs.
  • Your pet will be treated with the attention they deserve care - just ask any one of our existing clients who drop-by for a free treat or cuddle when passing our hospital.
  • Our team, patients and patient families are one great big family.  You only have to sit in our waiting room to see we really care about the personalised service you receive.
  • We enforce an extensive set of standards of care at our hospital so your pet receives a high level of care everytime they visit.
  • We actively seek feedback from our patient families to ensure our services reflect current needs.

If you would like to find out more about us, we encourage hospital tours and welcome you to bring your pet to meet our team at anytime.

Meet our team
Dr Sue Ramoo
Medical Consultant
  • BVSc

Dr Sue Ramoo graduated from the University of Sydney in 2004 and worked in general practice for 2 years, where she saw lots of dogs, cats, a few goats, some sheep and a couple of cows! During this time she developed an interest in internal medicine which led her to undertake an internship in critical care and internal medicine, which was followed by a 3 year residency at the University of Melbourne Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

Sue has since worked in private referral practices across Melbourne and is well versed in all aspects of internal medicine. She has been published in various veterinary journals and herinterests include gastroenterology, endocrinology and oncology. Outside of work, Sue dabbles in floristry and cooking. She also loves food, wine and bush walking. At home, Sue has a 6 year old Border Terrier named Lizzie, and a Princess Parrot called Kayne.

It is great to have Dr Sue Ramoo available for in-clinic assessment of those more complicated medical cases.

Olga
Practice Manager

Olga has 10 years’ experience as a Practice Manager and comes to us from Toronto, Canada where she spent 7 years on a working holiday visa. Olga is also a Certified Veterinary Technician and has a particular interest in Dermatology and Internal Medicine. It is Olga’s goal to make sure she knows each and every client and pet that comes through our door to make them all feel welcomed and a part of the Fitzroy family.

Olga lives with her 6 year old German Shepherd named Jixxer (who she bought with her from Canada) and a feisty white kitty called Mishka. Feel free to pop by and say hello, even if it’s for a chat or a treat for your furry companion!

Samantha
Vet Nurse

After graduating from High School in 2009, Sam worked in the retail industry for three years, then worked for a call centre for a year and a half. After finishing school however, she became interested in Veterinary nursing. 

Sam completed a short course in Animal Nursing through Box Hill Tafe in 2013 and volunteered at a rabbit shelter in Box Hill. 

Sam has a passion for animals and animal care. She joined the Fitzroy team as locum trainee veterinary nurse in September 2014 and has since become a qualified veterinary nurse.

Marni
Vet Nurse

Marni joined our team in March 2017. She is a small-town girl at heart but moved to the suburbs a few years ago in order to pursue her passion for animals and begin a career in veterinary nursing. She has previous experience in a small animal practice and enjoys volunteering on weekends for Stafford Rescue Victoria.

Marni lives with her adopted room mate Warren the cat and is the proud aunt to her sister’s two pesky ferrets – Jellybean and Juju.

Rachael
Cattery Attendant

Rachael is excited to share her passion for all animals by making sure all our feline friends have a loving and comfortable boarding experience while you are away. She will be ensuring that each and every feline friend gets outdoor exercise time, brushing, cuddles or whatever else they need. Away from work, Rachael volunteers at several animal rescue shelters and is also a paw-rent to a few cats and a dog.

We aim to provide the best possible care for your furry friend while you are away, so please pop in to meet Rachael who can show you our wonderful boarding facilities. We are more than happy to accommodate all your cat's needs and make the experience as positive and homely for them as we can. If you have any questions or wish to book a time with Rachael, please give our clinic a call.

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