Microchipping is a safe and permanent means of identification for your pet.

The microchip is inserted under the skin through a needle during a consultation or can be done at the time of surgery. The procedure is quick and simple and most pets tolerate it very well.

The chip carries a unique number that is registered with a 24 hour data base against your details. Should your pet go missing and be found any time of the day or night, you can then be contacted.

The cost of microchipping is a single low fee that that covers you for the rest of your pets life.

Council regulations have recently changed making it compulsory for all new pets that are being registered to be microchipped.

  • Chrissy joined our team in February 2015. She has recently completed her degree in Veterinary Technology at the University of Queensland. She recently moved down from Brisbane where her family and dog Russell still live.

    Chrissy loves both small and large animals and hopes to work with both in the future.

  • Pru has been a qualified vet nurse for over 2 years.

    She joined our practice after working in the pet industry for 7 years. Pru has always had a passion for animals and enjoys being involved in the lives of our patients and customers on a daily basis. 

    At home she is kept busy with a growing menagerie currently of 4 dogs, 2 cats, 3 birds a turtle and some fish.

  • Nicole joined Kensington Vet Clinic in April 2014 an is loving every minute of her job. 

    After living and travelling overseas for 2 years , Nicloe returned to Australia with a renewed passion for working in animal care.

    She is currently studying her Certificate IV of Veterinary Nursing.

    She is kept busy at home with her lovely labrador Brodie and 3 fish.

     

  • and Chester, a clinic cat

    Welcome Stephanie who joined us in August 2013. Stephanie is a qualified vet nurse with extensive experience in small animal practice including specialist and emergency centre work. Her particular interest is working with pet owners to provide comprehensive  health care for their pets. She has recently moved to Melbourne from Queensland and loves the city, in particular the coffee shops! Stephanie will begin studying to become a paramedic next year but will continue working at KVC while finishing her studies. She has a cat, Jasper, two cockatiels, Dimitri and Kirrin and fish Fan and Tastic at home. In her free time Stephanie enjoys catching up with family and friends, netball, martial arts and reading.

  • Amy officially joined Kensington Vet Clinic in 2011 after being placed at the clinic as part of her vet nurse training. Amy is now fully qualified and brings her bubbly personality and cheerful smile to the practice. Amy is particularly interested in preventative care and enjoys discussing all aspects of this with clients. Amy has shared custody with her sister of two dogs, Riley and Indy, as well as a cockatiel, Spike, and tropical fish.

  • and her cat, Ivy

    Alex moved to Melbourne from Perth in 2009 to further pursue her nursing career after several years working in the equine industry and has worked at the clinic since March 2010. She has a particular interest in internal medicine as well a behaviour, and works to support her 3 cats Lily, Pudding and Ivy: along with her passion for horse riding and roller derby.

  • and her labrador, Finbar

    Lynne joined KVC in 2010. She is a qualified veterinary nurse with extensive experience, including several years working both in the emergency clinic and as a surgical nurse at Melbourne University veterinary clinic. Apart from her surgery and emergency interests Lynne loves chatting to clients and meeting our patients, although she does admit she is biased towards Labradors! In her free time Lynne enjoys gardening with her chocolate Labrador Finbar and cat Portia.

  • and one of our stray kittens (Eliza's cats are very camera-shy!)

    Eliza fell into vet nursing quite recently and is loving every minute of it.  She first came into KVC looking for a cat collar, but instead left with three kittens.  One thing led to another and she now works at the clinic part-time, having been part of the team since mid-2008.  Eliza is a qualified zoologist and hopes one day to combine her work at the clinic with her passion for zoo-keeping.  She still has three cats.

Location and Opening Hours

45 Epsom Rd, Kensington.
03 9372 2733

Our hours are:
Monday & Wednesday:
8.30am-8pm

Tuesday, Thursday & Friday:
8.30am-6.30pm

Saturday:
8.30am-4pm

After Hours Emergency Centre
Kensington - 03 9092 0400
Essendon- 03 9379 0700

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