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Monday - Friday: 8.30am - 7pm

Saturday: 8.30am - 1pm

Sunday: Closed

Please note, we are closed from Sunday 24th December, we will reopen on Wednesday 27th December at 8:30am.


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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 presented at the 2016 ISCFR conference in Paris and in 2019 was a keynote speaker in small animal reproduction at the Society for Theriogenology meeting in Savannah Georgia (USA).  Stuart 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, two pets (Axel, a Pomeranian and Mickey, a Birman cat), 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 pet pugs Humphrey and Lulu.

Dr Ray Ferguson


Ray commenced his Veterinary career in  large animal practice before moving into dog breeding, lameness and orthopaedic work at Monash Veterinary clinic. A past owner of the clinic, Ray is a pioneer of Monash Veterinary Clinic, spending the last 42 plus years giving his invaluable Veterinary service to many clients and patients. Currently Ray devotes his time largely to orthopaedics and lameness in dogs.

Ray is a well regarded for his understanding and treatment of hip and elbow dysplasia and regularly receives referral cases and reviews hip dysplasia radiographs for clients.

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 including class 4 laser therapy and myofascial therapy.

Over the years he has raced some greyhounds and has a great knowledge greyhound surgery and medicine along with the of diseases of older pet greyhounds especially bone cancer and pad corns.

Ray is very active in professional affairs within the Australian Veterinary Association.

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 Amanda Yang

BSc BVSc (Hons)

After completing her Bachelor of Science degree in Singapore, Amanda went on to pursue her veterinary degree and graduated from The University of Queensland in 2015. 

Born in Singapore, she's naturally fluent in both English and Mandarin. During her veterinary studies in Queensland, she fell in love with farming and also completed a cert III in poultry production. 

She loves interacting with clients and is particularly interested in small animal medicine and surgery. Growing up with rabbits, she has a soft spot for them when they visit the clinic. When she's not at work, she is busy in her garden pursuing her permaculture dreams or in her kitchen working on the next recipe.

Dr Josie Mason


Josie has lived in Melbourne her whole life and obtained her veterinary degree at the University of Melbourne in 1999. 

Outside of work, Josie has her hands full with 4 fur children - 2 dogs (Jerry and Axel) and 2 cats (Mickey and George) plus 3 of the human variety. 

Dr Hannah Lobb


Hannah graduated from University of Melbourne and has been a part of the Monash family since 2015. Hailing originally from New Zealand but growing up in Australia, Hannah has always had a fondness for all things four-legged (or two-legged and winged!) that has carried through into her veterinary career. In addition to enjoying the work and patients that come with being a general practitioner, she fosters a special interest in cardiology.

Outside of her work Hannah enjoys singing barbershop, wine weekend getaways with her husband Dan, and attempting to learn the ukelele. Together, Hannah and Dan are currently planning their fur family, so watch this space!

Dr Dylan Hamilton

BSc, GradDipAppSc(ME), MAppSc(ME)Hons, BVSc

Hailing from the rugged shores of Stewart Island in New Zealand's deep south, Dylan swapped fishing boats for veterinary science and has loved every minute.

Since graduating from Massey University, Dylan has chased sheep and cows in the border country of Wales, patched up horses in rural Victoria, and has even been a fish vet for aquaculture operations for a time! 

Dylan is absolutely rapt to have joined the Monash team, and enjoys all aspects of small animal general practice with special interests in helping older animals to feel comfortable, and itchy animals to find relief.

When he doesn't have a stethoscope around his neck you might find Dylan out for a fish, getting grubby in the garden, or roaming the bush with his lovely wife Helen and their pointer X vizsla 'Argo'.

Dr Jo Plochacki

Vet Associate

Jo graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2022 and is excited to join the Monash Vet Clinic team.  Jo enjoys all aspects of small animal general practice with a special interest in reproduction, behaviour, sporting and working dogs and also helping senior pets.

When she’s not at work she is still around animals spending as much time as she can in the great outdoors training her dogs in behaviour, tracking and high level obedience.

Jo is grateful to coffee (in copious amounts) for providing her also copious amounts of energy to achieve all this!

Dr Cindy Thai

Vet Associate
Growing up with a fascination for all things fluffy, scaly and wild, Cindy absolutely knew she had to become a veterinarian. 

After completing her final placement as a veterinary student at Monash, she hasn't left since!Cindy is a 2022 graduate from the University of Melbourne and is delighted to join the Monash family. 

Cindy enjoys the hustle and bustle of small animal practice. From watching puppies take their first breath to senior patients taking their last, Cindy is honoured to provide quality care for all.

Outside the consult room, Cindy is running around with her mixed mutt Phantom and  ex-feral stray cat, Kuro. You can always find her indulging in desserts at the newest cafes!