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249 Waverley Road, Mount Waverley, VIC 3149


Dr Chris Hardham


Chris graduated from Melbourne University in 1979. He began his veterinary career in Mansfield, progressing to the UK, Saudi Arabia and Kununurra, flying around the Kimberley, before returning to Melbourne in 1985.

He started at Waverley Animal Hospital in 1986. Chris has a particular interest in dermatology, nutrition and behaviour. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family and the occasional game of golf.

Chris has a Labrador called Frankie.

Dr Robbie Anderton

BVSc (Hons) MANZCVS (Small Animal Medicine)

Robbie graduated from The University of Melbourne in 2001. He worked in mixed practice in Warragul for 2 years, then worked and travelled around England and Europe for 2 years before working in a busy small animal clinic in Frankston for 4 years. After a year of locuming, Robbie started at the Waverley Animal Hospital in 2011.

Robbie enjoys Medicine, and completed Membership examinations in Small Animal Medicine with the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2010. He has also completed a Distance Education course in Small Animal Surgery, and has done further study involving Emergency Medicine and Ultrasonography.

Robbie also records a podcast “Two Vets Talk Pets” with Dr Lewis Kirkham. Find it wherever you find your podcasts – voted in the top 100 of top Australian Podcasts in 2019 Australian Podcast Awards (at number 100!)

Robbie shares his spare time with his 2 cats, Melvin and Parker, his whippet Sage, and his wife Christina (also a vet), daughter Camille and son Reuben. So when not working hard or chasing after furred or non-furred children, he plays baseball (for the mighty Frankston Tomatoes and Springvale Lions), enjoys listening to music, and running marathons.

Dr Ashley Lim

BVSc (Hons) MANZCVS (Small Animal Medicine)

Ashley graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2011. She began her career in mixed practice at Bacchus Marsh dealing with all sorts of pets and farm animals. In 2015, she moved back to Melbourne to work with small animals.

Ashley enjoys all aspects of veterinary science including surgery, medicine and behaviour. She recently completed a distance learning course in low stress animal handling.

She completed her Membership Examinations in Small Animal Medicine with the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in 2018.

Ashley lives with her husband, Ben,  and cat, Hiro, and her sons Frankie and Charles! In her spare time, she enjoys reading, cooking and learning Chinese.

Dr Jane Harris

BVSc (Hons)

Dr Jane Harris graduated from Melbourne University with Dr Robbie in 2001. She worked in private practice in Canberra and Sydney before spending 2 years working in England and traveling through Europe.

Since returning from England, Jane has split her time between part-time veterinary work and looking after a busy household of 4 children.

In addition to the kids of the 2 legged variety, Jane is mum to a Great Dane called Nelson, a problematic Frenchie called Lilly, 2 cats, rabbit, fish and 3 hermit crabs. In her ever-dwindling spare time, she enjoys reading, cooking and getting to drink her coffee when it’s actually hot.

Dr Stephanie Li


Prior to her veterinary career, Steph graduated from Monash University with a double degree in Bachelor of Commerce and Science in 2012. Through her years of volunteering with Melbourne Zoo and the RSPCA, she always maintained a passion for animal care, so she pursued and completed her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Melbourne in 2017.

Following graduation, she spent two years in mixed practice in Warragul before moving to the UK, working in a busy small animal hospital in the north of England. Whilst abroad, she was able to explore the UK, Iceland and Madeira, chasing beautiful landscapes with her Nikon camera. She returned to Melbourne in 2021 and joined Waverley Animal Hospital in November of that year.
Steph is interested in small animal surgery and diagnostic imaging and is keen to continue expanding her medicine skills and knowledge. Outside of work, she has an interest in classical music and swimming, having taught in both fields through her university years. She currently lives with her husband, Matt, and cat, Aioli. In her spare time, she and Matt also enjoy the outdoors, hiking and landscape photography.

Dr Sarah Foster DVM

Associate Veterinarian

Dr Sarah is awesome – read more about her here soon!

Dr Cassie Wang Lecouteur DVM

Associate Veterinarian

Dr Cassie joins the Waverley Animal Hospital Team in 2024 after graduating from The University of Melbourne.

Dr Christina Anderton BVSc (Hons) MANZCVS (Feline Medicine)


Dr Christina joined the team officially in 2020.

Christina graduated from The University of Melbourne in 2000, and started working at a busy small animal clinic in Frankston, before heading to England to locum for 2 years.

After traveling through Africa, she returned to work at several small animal clinics around Melbourne, and completed her Memberships in Feline Medicine with the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists by examination in 2010.

Christina has 2 cats (Melvin and Parker), and a Whippet (Sage), and 2 children (Camille and Reuben), and is usually busy making sure that her husband (Dr Robbie) is not making too much mess, and not eating all her Sour Dough.

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