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The Causeway Veterinary Clinic
103 McLennan Street
Victoria 3629

03 5825 3911
  • Dr. Anna Richards BVSc.
    Principle Veterinary Surgeon & Practice Owner

    The Causeway Veterinary Clinic was established in 1996 by Dr Anna's father, Dr David Richards and his wife Sue.

    Dr Anna grew up in and around the Goulburn Valley area and attended high school locally before spending a year in Canada on a Rotary Youth Exchange. Upon returning to Australia, Anna enrolled in a Bachelor of Science at the University of Melbourne completing 2 years before transferring to a Bachelor of Veterinary Science. After graduation in 2003, Dr Anna returned to the family business to follow in her father’s footsteps and share in her parent’s long time passion for quality animal health care.

    When Dr David Richards passed away in 2010, Dr Anna and her mother Sue choose to continue his legacy of providing a small personalised service dedicated to guaranteeing the highest standard of quality pet care and catering to the specific needs of each individual animal passing through the clinic doors.

    While Dr. Anna is interested in all aspects of small animal Veterinary Science she has a particular interest in small animal diagnostics and surgery as well as Canine Reproduction undertaking regular study and training in these fields to offer her clients the most up to date information and treatment options available.

    In 2010 Dr Anna married her husband Ben Parker an area manager for Bayer Animal Health and in December 2015 they celebrated the arrival of their first son Charlie David Parker.

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  • Dr Maxine Donnan BSc.(Agr) Hons.; BVSc.; BTeaching (Primary)
    Veterinary Surgeon

    Maxine graduated from Veterinary Science at Sydney University in 2003 after also completing a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, majoring in Animal Science. After working in mixed practice in Echuca for over 4 years she moved to the UK with her then partner to do some small animal locum work all over England and lots of travel through Europe.

    Maxine returned to Victoria where she locumed in Echuca, Bega and Ulladulla before having her son later that year. She began working in Melbourne while also studying a Bachelor of Teaching Degree by distance education and spent the last couple of years raising her son and studying before beginning at The Causeway Veterinary Clinic in February 2013. Maxine had a daughter in late July 2013 who loved coming to work with mum until she turned 1 and became far too mobile!

    Maxine thoroughly enjoys working as a permanent part-time employee for The Causeway Veterinary Clinic whilst also teaching science for The Scientwists in Echuca and raising a 5 year old, a 2 year old, a dog and 2 cats – certainly enough to keep her out of trouble!

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  • Dr Christine Little BVSc. (Hons)
    Veterinary Surgeon

    Dr Christine graduated with BVSc (Hons) from Melbourne University, in 1984. After graduation Christine worked at a number of very busy Veterinary Clinics and Emergency Centres in Melbourne before opening her own Veterinary Clinic in the outer eastern suburb of Hampton Park. She worked there until moving to Sydney with her husband and 3 children in 1997. In Sydney she continued to do locum work at various Veterinary Clinics while also running her own ambulatory small animal practice.

    In January 2000 Christine and family moved to the Goulburn Valley and commenced part time employment locally while raising her family. Dr Christine joined The Causeway Veterinary Clinic team in February 2015 and brings with her the vast experience she has gained over the years in small animal medicine, surgery and emergency veterinary care.

    Christine’s husband Steve is also a Veterinarian, who works as a consultant in the Dairy Industry. Their oldest child Kirrilly is currently completing her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at Melbourne University, so Veterinary Science certainly runs in the family!

    Christine and her family live on a farm near Shepparton. Having bred Aberdeen Angus and Belted Galloway cattle for a number of years, Christine has more recently become an enthusiast of the Gelbvieh breed. The family also owns a vast menagerie of horses, dogs, cats, chickens and guinea fowl.

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  • Master Charlie David Parker
    In Training

    Master Parker is the newest addition to The Causeway Veterinary Clinic team and the third generation to the join the family business! Charlie is currently undertaking an intensive training program and is already proving to be invaluable member of the team. (So if you think you can hear a baby you probably can – it’s not a dog with a weird bark)

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