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Welcome to Greencross Vets Warringal

Welcome – Like you, we all love animals.

We love our pets and we understand the special part they play in every household – including ours. We are proud to say that our staff are gentle, caring, highly trained and experienced.

We care for a range of animal – dogs, cats, rabbits and birds… and guinea pigs, rats and mice!

Located just off Burgundy street in bustling Heidelberg, we are your small team of local professionals. We are caring, passionate and love what we do! We have been here for 20 years and our small clinic can provide the very best professional and personal attention to each and every pet.

Our two vets have 40 years experience between them and the clinic is equipped with the latest technology. With on site laboratory facilities, fully equipped surgical suite, X-ray and ultrasound equipment, we can give your pets the health care they deserve.

The Greencross Vets Warringal team

We are proud to say that our staff are gentle, caring, highly trained and experienced.

We pride ourselves on internal training and continuing education to ensure that you always receive the best advice and pet care from people who really care.

Whats special about our practice?

Our people and their love of animals.
For any pet related question, give us a call.

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Our Services.

Greencross Vets Warringal offer a comprehensive range of professional veterinary services to cater for all your pet care needs utilising the latest diagnostic equipment.


Getting your pet desexed (neutered or spayed) is essential to their health. All Greencross Vets facilities are completely sterile and use the latest in surgical equipment.


Prevention is the best medicine. Kitten and puppy vaccinations (injections) and adult pet vaccinations prevent disease. Get your pet’s vaccinations up-to-date.

Heartworm Prevention

Heartworm can be hard to detect, but it needn’t be hard to prevent. Greencross Vets recommends year round heartworm prevention. Ask your vet about prevention today.


Greencross Vets offer a range of dentistry services like cat and dog teeth cleaning. Consider us your pet’s veterinarian and dentist combined.


Don’t have your own clippers? Let us take care of dog grooming for you. Our clinic offers premium dog grooming for your pet.


An ultrasound is a painless diagnostic procedure that allows vets to take a closer look at your pet’s health. We only use the latest technology for the most accurate diagnoses.


Greencross Vets clinics are equipped with high-quality radiograph equipment including X-ray machines, automatic processors, and X-ray view equipment.

Clinical Pathology

Clinical pathology allows our vets to analyse and diagnose health conditions. Common laboratory tests include blood tests, urinalysis, faecal tests and biopsy examination.

Laboratory Testing

The latest in-house laboratory equipment allows our vets to perform a range of diagnostic tests to achieve accurate, rapid diagnosis of your pets’ health status.

Cat Boarding

We offer premium cat boarding facilities for your pet. Ask us about our cat boarding service today.

Meet The Team

Hamish Stafford

Hamish Stafford

Veterinary Student
I have always had a love for animals, and always had plenty of animals at home to look after.
I studied Chemistry in New Zealand and then moved to Melbourne in 2018 to attend Melbourne Veterinary School.
Currently in my second year of study I spend any spare time I have in the clinic getting to know the ropes and meeting all the pets and their owners.
At home, I am looked after by Pepsi and Enzo, my inseparable young rescue cats.

Jessica Schiffke

Jessica Schiffke

Veterinary Nurse
Jess has been a chef for 10 years but always being a lover of animals, decided that this was going to be her new career. Jess started a Cert. 4 in nursing at Box Hill TAFE at the start of 2017 and is enjoying studying again. Jess also is cat sitter, fosters and volunteers for Second Chance Animal Rescue. She shares her home with her tortie girl, Georgia and her little old man, Ed, a 12y old Papillon

Kathryn White

Kathryn White

Veterinary Nurse
Animals are a passion of mine and I am delighted to have been in a great team and organisation for the last five years, who all share my passion. I have completed my certificate III in Animal studies and Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. In my spare time I enjoy going away camping, heading to the football and catching with family and friends

Dr Dharsh Rajkumar

Dr Dharsh Rajkumar

Veterinary Director
Dr Dharsh graduated from the University of Sydney in 2008 with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science. In 2010, she completed a rotating internship at The University of Sydney Veterinary Teaching Hospital, where she worked alongside world-class specialists and did further study focusing on Small Animal (mainly cats and dogs) clinical practice. During this year, she also obtained a Graduate Certificate in Veterinary Studies (Small Animal Clinical Studies) from her alma mater.

Dr Dharsh’s extensive small animal experience has included clinical roles in emergency practice, volunteer shelter practice with Vets Beyond Borders, exotic animal (rabbit, guinea pig and hamster) practice in Singapore, locum work at numerous clinics Australia wide and most recently, the role of Veterinary Director at Greencross Vets Box Hill.

Whilst Dr Dharsh loves her patients, her team and challenging medical cases, she is also heavily invested in ensuring her clients are satisfied, especially with the care their family members receive. Dr Dharsh is owned by Sherman Caesar, Lucas Maurice, Mickey Mouse and Luis, all of whom are rescued moggies. She is also the latest (and hopefully lasting!) recruit at a local F45 studio.

Dr Michael Righetti

Dr Michael Righetti

Veterinary Associate
Dr Michael Righetti has a farming background (Greta in north eastern Victoria) and according to his late parents he didn’t contemplate any other occupation other than to be a Vet. His brother looked after the equipment and fencing on the farm, and he took care of the animals.

Dr Righetti has been caring for dogs, cats and other small animals for over 30 years and he’s still trying to convince his nurses that he’s in his mid fourtys! And your pets are safe with Dr Righetti as a strict vegetarian he hasn’t eaten one for 30 years!!!!

Outside the Practice his loves are his wife and children,Molly the mutt (Cavalier King Charles Spaniel), golf, tennis, running (call that jogging!), the Melbourne Footy Club and outdoors (favorite areas Fraser Island and the Gibb River Road).

Dr Michael’s neurosis (or one of them!) in human and veterinary medicine is preventative medicine, and you will find this approach comes up all the time in managing patients.

Alice Clarke

Alice Clarke

Practice Manager
Alice is a Crazy Cat Lady! Her career started in 2006 working in a cattery before realising that Veterinary Nursing was the direction she wanted to travel. Working her way up to Practice Manager she is very passionate and loves having a chat with people about their fur children. At home Alice lives with four Cats – Willow, Toto, Dora and Squeek, Indian Ringneck Parrots – Jimini & Bert and beautiful baby boy Heath. In her spare time Alice loves spending time with her son, family and friends, playing poker and watching her Blue boys play footy.

105 Cape Street, Heidelberg


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