U-Vet Werribee Animal Hospital - University of Melbourne is one of Australia’s leading veterinary hospital
facilities, based in Werribee.
We provide veterinary care to the community via our general practice (primary and preventative care), a suite of specialist referral services, 24 hour emergency and critical care services, and specialist referral equine services.
As well as our general practice, we provide access to specialist veterinary services in surgery, medicine, anaesthesia, medical imaging, emergency and critical care, neurology, clinical pathology, dermatology, cardiology and equine management.
Our team of caring and highly-qualified veterinary staff treat over 23,000 animals each year supported by dedicated veterinary nurses, specialist technicians and administrative staff. We employ over 40 registered veterinarians from interns to veterinary specialists.
Our emergency and critical care department is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. It is supported by contemporary diagnostic capabilities and on-site pathology laboratories, which enable us to promptly diagnose and manage complex, involved and unusual cases.Importantly, we are also a teaching hospital. We are committed to educating the veterinarians of today and tomorrow and our clinical teaching program is conducted under the close supervision of the treating veterinarian. Our students are an important part of our practice and provide that extra attention and TLC that your pet will love when they visit our practice. We thank you for allowing us to involve veterinary students in the care of your pet.
Acting Head of the Melbourne Veterinary School
Glenn Browning is Professor in Veterinary Microbiology, Director of the Asia-Pacific Centre for Animal Health and Acting Head of the the Melbourne Veterinary School at the University of Melbourne. He completed a Bachelor of Veterinary Science with First Class Honours at the University of Sydney in 1983, a postgraduate Diploma of Veterinary Clinical Studies in Large Animal Medicine and Surgery at the University of Sydney in 1984 and a PhD in Veterinary Virology at the University of Melbourne in 1988. He was a Veterinary Research Officer at the Moredun Research Institute in Edinburgh from 1988 to 1991, investigating viral enteritides in horses, then joined the staff of the Faculty of Veterinary Science at the University of Melbourne, and has been a member of teaching and research staff here since 1991.
He teaches in veterinary and agricultural microbiology. He is a Life Fellow of the Australian Veterinary Association, a Fellow of the Australian Society for Microbiology and Chair Elect of the International Organisation for Mycoplasmology. He is a co-author on 235 peer reviewed research papers and book chapters, has edited two books on recent progress in understanding the mycoplasmas, and has co-supervised 50 research higher degree students.
His research interests include the molecular pathogenesis and epidemiology of bacterial and viral pathogens of animals, the development of novel vaccines and diagnostic assays to assist in control of infectious diseases, and antimicrobial stewardship in veterinary medicine.
Assoc Prof BSc BVMS PhD MANZCVS DECVIM
Director of U-Vet Werribee Animal Hospital
She lives with 1 dog and 1 cat (both rescues), 1 husband and 3 children (not rescued!). Despite the move to Melbourne, she is still a loyal West Coast Eagles fan.