DR CHRIS MCCLELLAND B.V.SC (HONS)
Chris is our practice principle and has been a small animal practitioner for over 30 years. He is particularly interested in Dermatology and Dentistry. For 15 years Chris was the radio vet for station 2HD on their popular Tuesday afternoon 'Pet Talk' program.
Chris' personal interests revolve around sport and he has a Graduate Diploma in Exercise and Sport Science.
Rugby Union is his passion having been a player for 34 years at both the regional and state levels. A highlight was playing for NSW Country against the touring Italian and Argentinean sides in 1986.
He currently competes regularly in triathlons and the occasional Ironman competition. Chris has a Doberman called Boris and Border Terrier, Lola.
DR LINDA STABLER B.V.SC
Linda graduated from the University of Queensland in 1997. She joined the HVC team in 2015 and has a particular interest in orthopaedics and soft tissue surgeries. She is also very proficient in ultrasonography and endoscopy. Linda loves the unique and meaningful relationships she has built not only with her loyal client base, but also with the very close knit team within the hospital.
Linda enjoys spending her free time with her husband Murray and her beautiful family, which includes her two pugs, Peggy and Frank.
DR TINA HI B.V.SC
After graduating from Sydney University in 2011, Tina made the move to Newcastle to start her first job as a veterinarian and has since loved both living here and being a vet! She has pursued further studies in behavioural medicine and has a keen interest in treating anxiety disorders in both cats and dogs. She is currently enrolled in a post-graduate course in abdominal ultrasound with Melbourne University.
In her spare time, Tina enjoys doing yoga and spending time with her partner and fur family. She currently shares her home with her dog, Peta, and three cats, Joey, Curtis and Flash.
DR CALLAN CRIBB B.V.SC (HONS)
Callan gained his degree at the University of Queensland. From there he worked on the Central Coast and in Maitland in mixed practices before coming to Hamilton Vet Clinic. From as early as late primary school he recalls he wanted to become a veterinarian and he has always had a passion for animals. He is currently completing a course in ultrasound.
Callan enjoys doing most outdoor activities in particular wakeboarding and motorbike riding. He has two Kelpies, Sarge and Cruz.