Meet Our Team of Pet Lovers

Meet Our Team of Pet Lovers

Mitcham Pet Hospital team with their respective pets

We promise to love your pet like our own!

As your “family vet”, we regard you as members of our community and extended family. We strive to serve you with the best care possible.

When your pet is happy, you are happy. And that’s why we’re here.

The Mitcham Pet Hospital Team

Your Furry Family

DR HOOTAN SHAHPrincipal Veterinary Consultant & Surgeon
Dr Hootan Shah graduated as a Veterinarian from the University of Melbourne. He has more than 10-years of veterinary consulting and surgical experience (both routine & complex) under his belt and now works exclusively at Mitcham Pet Hospital on a permanent full-time basis.

By night, “Hootan the Singing Vet” is a classical opera singer! He performs in charity concerts and is always keen to help other wildlife welfare groups and animal shelters.

Dr Shah’s free time is devoted to his 3 adopted rescue dogs (Ziba, Asha & Pinot Noir), his daughter “ Munneley” and his wife “Ara”.

LINDAManager & Senior Veterinary Nurse
Linda is thrilled to be Mitcham Pet Hospital’s Manager and Senior Nurse. She has an Associate Degree in Veterinary Nursing and has previously worked in GP Clinics. Linda has a special interest in Rabbits and Guinea pigs also worked at the Rabbit Clinic for 3 years.

At home Linda has quite the Menagerie of Animals including two dogs (Ruby & Bailey), a budgie (Frankie), three cheeky rabbits, 7 guinea pigs, 5 chickens and 5 sheep! They all keep her very busy.

Linda looks forward to meeting you and your fur babies!

LIBBYVeterinary Nurse
Libby loves animals and has served across many veterinary clinics whilst working towards her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.

At home Libby has one dog (Chester) and two cats (Biscuit & Fish).

If you have any questions, please contact us

Where the magic happens

Our Fully Equipped Facility

We back up our exceptional care with the latest techniques in veterinary treatment and the best tools and equipment. This includes:

  • Surgical Equipment – advanced electrosurgery units, comprehensive soft tissue and orthopaedic surgical kits

  • Diagnostic Equipment – digital x-ray unit, ultrasound, video-endoscope and pathology lab

  • Specialist Referrals – we aim to refer your beloved pets when their condition is beyond our expertise. We also have access to many mobile veterinary specialists who come to our practice to offer specialist treatment in our hospital.

We’d Love To Meet Your Pet

Pet owners across Melbourne trust us to look after the needs of their beloved companions. We are passionate specialists committed to delivering the best veterinary care and affection.