The Team

Robin is an honours graduate of the University of Melbourne in 1984. He is a Member (small animal surgery 1988) and Fellow (ophthalmology 1990) of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists. He was a clinical consultant & visiting senior lecturer at the school of Veterinary Science, University of Melbourne for many years and a tutor for the Centre for Veterinary Education, University of Sydney. Robin has lectured throughout Australia, and also in New Zealand, Japan, Singapore, Taiwan,Thailand, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Sweden, England, South Africa and the United States.

Robin's pets include: Blue an Australian Sheppard and Cleo a DSH cat.


Jane is a honours graduate in Science from the University of Melbourne. She also has a PhD in Biochemistry and Genomics. Coming to Animal Eye Care from a senior research position with the Department of Primary Industries where she worked with dairy cattle and wallabies. Jane brings a wealth of managerial experience to Animal Eye Care. She completed her degree of Veterinarian Science with Honours at the University of Melbourne in 2011.

Jane is a Professional Interest Practitoner in Ophthalmology.

Jane's pets include: Blue an Australian Sheppard and Cleo a DSH cat.

Veterinary Surgeon

Val joined Animal Eye Care in 2012. Val has a background in Accounts and hasn't worked in a vet clinic before but is enjoying it very much. The thing she enjoys most is when a litter of puppies come in and any golden retriever!

Val's pets include: Daisy and Steel - both are Golden Retrievers named after Collingwood players!

Office Manager

Matt joined the team in April 2014 after 7 years in Animal Husbandry. He has completed a GAP course in Animal Husbandry at Box Hill TAFE, a Bachelor of Science in Zoology and Geology at the University of Melbourne, and is about to commence his Masters in Animal Science with research in equine dentistry.

Meet our fur-kid team!

From time to time you will meet at least one of these guys during your visit. The Aussie Shepherds are Bluey and Izzy, the Ibizan Hounds are Maisy and Alice, the tiny guy in the back is Ernie the CKCS, the Goldies are Abby and Jax, the handsome guy in the front is Charlie a Lab X and last but not least is Jolie the Italian Greyhound - Pack leader of course!