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Dr Stuart Mason

BVSc (Hons) MANZCVS (Animal Reproduction) Diplomate American College of Theriogenologists
Stuart graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1999 with first class honors. After graduation he worked in a mixed, primarily dairy (65%), practice in West Gippsland for two years. Stuart started working at Monash in 2002. Stuart undertakes all facets of Veterinary Medicine, with a special interest in Small Animal Reproduction. In 2005 Stuart learnt to perform transcervical inseminations (TCI) in dogs and has been instrumental in its development within Australia.

Stuart has provided many lectures for both Vets and lay people. In 2010 Stuart lectured at the Pan-Pacific conference in Brisbane on Breeding Management and Artificial Insemination in bitches. Since 2010 Stuart has lectured at Charles Sturt University Wagga Wagga on Advanced Small Animal Theriogenology. In 2011 Stuart presented two seminars on Small Animal Reproduction for Veterinarians for the Centre for Veterinary Education and in 2012 started running small animal reproduction webinars for ASAP Laboratories (Victoria). Stuart lectured at the University of Melbourne Nurses conference in 2010 and regularly organizes education seminars with Dogs Victoria for breeders.

Stuart is a member of the Australian Veterinary Association, Australian Reproductive Veterinarians, European Veterinary Society of Small Animal Reproduction, and the Society for Theriogenology. Stuart is a current member of the Academic Associates Advisory Board for the University of Melbourne, and is a committee member of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists Animal Reproduction Chapter.

Stuart became a Member of the Australian and New Zealand Veterinary Association in June 2012 subsequent to examination in Animal Reproduction. In August 2012 Stuart successfully completed his examinations with the American College of Theriogenologists to become a Diplomate.

Stuart has three children, three pets (Newman, a Bernese Mountain Dog, Bert a British Shorthair and Blondie an Exotic Shorthair), and one tollerant wife (Josie). Outside of work Stuart enjoys spending time with family and pets and watching re-runs of Seinfeld.

Dr Mark Foley


Mark Graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1982. After working in various clinics both locally and overseas, he became a partner at Monash in 1988.

Mark has a keen interest in surgery both soft tissue and orthopaedic, regularly performing more advanced surgeries. Continuing on from his interest in surgery Mark now performs arthroscopic surgeries in animals.

Outside of work Mark enjoys dressing up in Lycra riding his bike and sipping lattes. Other interests include running and golf.

Mark enjoys spending time with his wife and three daughters and their pets “Millie” the Labrador and “Humphrey” the pug.

Dr Ray Ferguson


Ray commenced his Veterinary career in large animal practice before moving into dog breeding, lameness and orthopeaedic work at Monash Veterinary clinic. A past owner of the clinic, Ray is a pioneer of Monash Veterinary Clinic, spending the last 35 plus years giving his invaluable Veterinary service to many an animal lover. Currently Ray devotes his time largely to orthopaedics and lameness in dogs.

Ray has a special interest in arthritis and has been a pioneer in the use of stem cell therapy for dogs in Australia. Ray utilises a variety of therapeutic modalities to treat lame and aging dogs. Ray with his friend and Greyhound trainer Tom Currie avidly train and race their own Greyhounds under the title of ‘Curries Cru’. Ray is actively involved in veterinary committees directed towards animal welfare.

Outside of work Ray has a passion for fly fishing and the outdoors. At home Ray and his wife Ali enjoy the company of his Burmese cat Ruby.

Dr Nicole Rous

BSc (Hons) BVSc (Hons) MANZCVS (Animal Reproduction)

Nicole graduated from the University of Sydney with honours in 2008. After a brief stint working in the UK, Nicole joined Monash Vets in 2009. Nicole developed a strong interest in reproduction since joining Monash and, alongside Dr. Stuart Mason, performs our frozen semen inseminations and reproductive work. To complement this interest, in 2012 Nicole gained her Memberships with the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in Animal Reproduction.

In addition, Nicole also has an interest in orthopaedics and ophthalmology, but thoroughly enjoys the dynamics and spontaneity of being a general practitioner.

Outside the veterinary world Nicole and her husband, Max, enjoy cooking for family and friends, as well as consuming too much cheese and wine!

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