Dr Ian Burns
Dr Ian has been in the practice for over 40 years. In his spare time he enjoys growing vegetables, talking to his chooks and goldfish, and being bossed about by his cats.
Dr Ann McGaffin
Ann graduated from Melbourne University as dux of her year in 1992. She worked in several clinics around Melbourne, in country Victoria and overseas before joining the team at YVC in 2002. For many of our Yarraville Vet Clinic families Ann has looked after the health and wellbeing of their pets from their paediatric to their geriatric years, and for some of our long term clients she has done so for multiple generations of pets. Ann divides her time at the clinic between consulting and surgery and is available by appointment.
Outside of work Ann is a busy mother of five, with two gorgeous human teenagers and three mischievous (some would say naughty) furry babies. In her spare time there is nothing Ann enjoys more than sharing a wine with friends.
Dr Eric Koh
This is Dr Eric. He’s loves health and fitness plus a good cup of coffee!
Head Vet Nurse
Most clients will already know Fiona as she began working part time with us in 1985, starting as a junior work experience student while finishing school and completing a science degree. working her way up to be our full time head nurse. Fiona keeps the clinic running smoothly and is the go to person for all of our staff. She has a wealth of experience and is integral in training our junior nurses. She enjoys all aspects of nursing, however does have a love for surgery and anaesthetic monitoring. Fiona also does grooming on top of her full time nursing, appointments can be made by calling the clinic.
Fiona has three adult kids, she loves camping and looking forward to travelling with her husband in their new caravan. She also has a beautiful geriatric Labrador Snickers and fell in love with one of our adoption cats Misty who is now the boss of the household.
Head Vet Nurse
She has two kids Max and Amelia and two pets at home, her cat Willow and the cheeky Labrador Macy. In her free time you will often still find her at the clinic grooming, but she also loves live music, reading and catching up with friends.
Nurse Jess is our always cheerful nurse and always pleased to help.
Currently on Maternity Leave
Christine has been with the clinic since completing her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing in 2018.
She is often up for a chat and happy to assist with all enquiries as well as give lots of pats and cuddles to our patients.
At home, Christine is kept busy by her 3 fur children and human family. They are also expecting their second child very soon.
Outside of work she loves spending time with her pug Biscuit, travelling and geeking out to Marvel and Harry Potter movies.
Diana recently completed her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.
She loves caring for animals and taking special care of client pets whilst they’re with us in clinic.
In her spare time she is kept busy caring for her fur baby cats Bella and Henry.
Alex has been working at the clinic since early 2020, She is currently finishing her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing after previously completing her science degree at Melbourne University.
In her spare time, Alex loves spending time with her two cute, but naughty, fur babies Charli and George. She also loves travelling, gardening and spending time with her friends and family.