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U-Vet Werribee Equine Centre


Werribee Equine Centre

The U-Vet Werribee Equine Centre provides state of the art surgical and medical care. Cases are referred from all over Victoria and interstate to be examined and treated by the largest contingent of veterinary specialists in Australia. We pride ourselves on our patient care, customer service, intensive care and dedication to training and research.

Our treatments are evidence based, backed by the latest research to which members of our team make a significant contribution. We offer a comprehensive range of services including:

  • lameness investigation
  • upper respiratory function evaluation
  • surgery, cardiology, neurology
  • 'poor performance'
  • pre-purchase evaluations
Our diagnostic imaging services are world class due to a combination of highly trained technical staff and the best available equipment including the only high field MRI unit in Australia. Other equipment includes computer radiography, scintigraphy (bone scan), computed tomography (CT), ultrasound, endoscopy and treadmill endoscopy.

Meet the team

Dr R Chris Whitton, Head of Equine Medicine and Surgery

Cate Steel, Associate Professor in Equine Surgery
Liz Walmsley, Lecturer in Equine Surgery
Amy Williamson, Resident in Equine Surgery
Brett Tennent-Brown, Senior Lecturer in Equine Medicine
Jenni Bauquier, Lecturer in Equine Medicine
Cristina Rosales, Resident in Equine Medicine
Nick Bamford, Resident in Equine Medicine

Head Nurses
Lynette Jackson, Head Veterinary Nurse
Krystle Mills, Veterinary Nurse (second in charge)

Hannah Vicary: Veterinary Nurse – Equine
Alison Walker: Veterinary Nurse – Equine
Emilie Faucillon: Veterinary Nurse – Equine
Amy Waldron: Veterinary Nurse – Equine
Denelle Wake: Veterinary Nurse Receptionist – Equine

Support Staff
Debra Brown, Receptionist