Meet our team

Dedicated to providing the best possible care


Dr Victoria Harrington

Dr Victoria grew up in East Ivanhoe and attended Our Lady of Mercy College. After graduation in 1998 Victoria completed a bachelors degree in Biomedical Science at Monash University before completing her Bachelor of Veterinary Science degree at the University of Sydney in 2007. Dr Victoria has worked in emergency and general practice since returning to Melbourne and took over the running of the Ivanhoe Veterinary Clinic in Late 2014.

Dr Samantha Crane

Samantha graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2013 and has a keen interest in surgery. After graduating and working in small animal practice in Melbourne following graduation. Samantha is a highly competent and personable veterinarian and has a genuine care and compassion for all of her patients.

Dr Allison Roberson

Allison hails from the United States. She graduated from Tuskegee University with a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. After graduating, she completed a Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care rotating internship with VCA in the state of Connecticut. Afterwards she moved to Las Vegas to practice small animal medicine in general practice.

Dr Elise Fookes

Elise graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2019 and has been working in small animal practice in Melbourne since. She started working at Ivanhoe late in 2023. She is passionate about providing care for pets of all life stages and is always more than happy to give love and affection to all of her patients at the clinic.

Dr Claire Mann

Claire graduated from the University of Queensland in 2012 and has worked in metropolitan and rural practices across Victoria. She believes in the wonderfully positive impact pets have on people's lives and strives to enhance that special bond. By teaching proactive measures, Claire hopes to show families how preventative health care can allow them to actively participate in their pet's well-being.




Stefan completed a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing at Box Hill TAFE. Stefan has a genuine affection for our patients and is particularly good at caring for any inpatients that we may have hospitalised throughout the day.


Adrienne has worked at the clinic since 2000. Adrienne is a real asset to the Ivanhoe Veterinary Clinic team as she has excellent communication skills with the clients and knows many patients and clients on a first name basis.

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