Dr Melissa Meehan
With a lifelong passion for animals, Dr Melissa Meehan graduated from Melbourne University with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science with honours in 2002 and commenced her career in a mixed practice in the Yarra Valley. Melissa has presented on pet multimedia productions, co-hosted on radio and produced and hosted her own pet show Vanity Pets for which she received an Antenna award for Best Female Presenter.
Soon after Melissa became resident vet reporter for the Nine Network’s Talk to the Animals and then Channel 7’s Guide to the Good Life.
In 2008 Melissa became a member of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists through examination in Small Animal Medicine. Melissa frequently presents to her peers at veterinary conferences and has worked extensively alongside specialists in referral veterinary ophthalmology clinics, performing intricate microsurgery.
Today Melissa owns a busy veterinary ophthalmology consulting business working closely with the RSPCA and many other Melbourne veterinary clinics. Melissa’s rescue dogs Mia and Monty can often be seen accompanying her at work – one of the perks of being a vet!