Dr Scott Shrive 

Partner – B.Sc, B.V.Sc (Hons)

Dr Scott graduated from the University of Melbourne and has practised in Hamilton, Melbourne and the United Kingdom.

Dr Scott has a special interest in small animal surgery and has completed post graduate study in small animal orthopaedic surgery through the AO Foundation of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr Scott enjoys keeping fit, tennis, gardening, and running around after his 3 young daughters, Amelie & Violet and Clementine.

Dr Scott & his wife, Lauren, established Hamilton Vetcare in 2010.

Dr Lauren Alexander-Shrive 

Partner – B.V.Sc

Dr Lauren graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2001 and has practiced in Hamilton, Melbourne, Horsham and the United Kingdom.

Dr Lauren has an interest in small animal internal medicine, diagnostic imaging, oncology & animal behaviour. She has completed further diagnostic imaging training through the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, London, and studied internal medicine and oncology through the University of Sydney. Dr Lauren enjoys exercising and regularly participates in events including the Royal Children’s Hospital fun run.

Dr Lauren enjoys being a mum to Amelie, Violet and Clementine and to their 3 cats, Polly, Percy and Honey.

Dr Amy

Dr Amy Button

Partner – B.V.Sc (Hons)

Dr Amy is well known to the Hamilton region and has been working at Hamilton Vetcare since 2013. . Dr Amy and her husband Andrew have two young children, Harry and Daisy. Dr Amy’s enthusiasm, warmth and gentle manner are appreciated by both patients and owners.

Dr Amy has completed further training in veterinary radiology through the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, London, enhancing our digital imaging service.

Dr Amy has  enjoys Crossfit, horse-riding, and getting covered in mud whilst competing in Tough Mudder events!

Annie Mullins

Veterinary Nurse

Annie brings much experience to Hamilton Vetcare having worked as a veterinary nurse in a number of veterinary clinics both in Victoria and interstate.

Annie and her husband Scott are kept very busy raising three young children. Annie and Scott have a property south of Hamilton and have their own Stock contracting business Mullarway Agricultural.

Annie enjoys Crossfit, and tending her garden and orchard.

Bec Ross

Veterinary Nurse

Bec joined the Hamilton Vetcare team as our receptionist at the start of 2018 after completing her placement and Certificate III in veterinary nursing. Bec has worked previously as the manager of local Subway franchise.

Bec and her partner Seth have recently moved into their newly built first home. Bec enjoys watching movies in her spare time with her cat Zoe and gorgeous new golden retriever puppy Aggy.

Sophie Duncan

Kennel Hand

Sophie is taking a gap year after completing year 12 and is mixing her kennel hand duties with nannying. You might see Sophie at the clinic early one morning or after school helping out with the hospital patients.

Sophie enjoys netball, basketball and taking her gorgeous Golden Retriever Marni for long walks.

Sophie has ambitions of becoming an orthopaedic vet and loves to help with our orthopaedic surgeries.

Jacqui Jones

Veterinary Nurse

Jacqui has worked at Hamilton Vetcare since 2014 and runs our very successful Puppy Preschool classes.

Jacqui and her husband Nick have two children Marli And Harrsion, and have recently purchased a small farm.

Jacqui has a lovely Boxer called Alfie, a Kelpie called Red, a gorgeous Ragdoll called Chappy, and a duck called Ducky.

Jacqui enjoys cooking with her Thermomix and riding her horse Banner.

Molly Golding

Veterinary Nurse

Molly is a dedicated and popular team member. Molly is currently studying towards her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.

Molly has a keen interest in dog training and regularly assists Nurse Jacqui with her popular puppy training classes. Molly enjoys spending time with her beloved retrievers.

Molly has two gorgeous Golden Retrievers, Marley and Juno . Molly also has a a cuddly feline, Maude.

Dr Marlene Connelly

Veterinarian – DVM.

Dr Marlene joined the Hamilton Vetcare team in January 2017. Dr Marlene graduated from the University of Copenhagen in 2010 and moved to Australia to marry her partner Ed.  Dr Marlene enjoys small animal surgery and medicine.

Dr Marlene lives on a small farm at Tabor with her husband Ed, their 2 daughters  Anja and Heidi,  and two kelpies Nugget & Bobby.

Marlene is a competent flutist who you may see playing for the Hamilton Symphony Orchestra. Marlene also enjoys gardening and cooking.

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Rowena Smith

Veterinary Receptionist

Rowena grew up on a small farm in Byaduk and currently lives in Hamilton with her partner Elton and three busy children. Rowena is passionate about nutrition having recently completed a Bachelor of Health Science. Rowena enjoys hockey, social tennis and reading whilst cuddling her cat Alby and energetic kitten Louie.

Shelby Nolte

Kennel Hand

Chelsea Riddle

Kennel Hand