Dr. Emily Graham
Veterinarian at Ringwood Vet Hospital & Emergency and Lilydale Vet Centre.
Why did you choose to become a veterinarian?
I’ve always loved and wanted to help animals. I initially was thinking about a career in wildlife conservation. In the end, the very special bond that I developed caring for my “heart dog” Lady motivated me to become a vet.
Do you have any pets at home?
Barkly the big black Shepherd, who’s the goodest boy and a big softie.
Rochey the Cattle Dog puppy who’s always ready to go and loves playing fetch with the team.
What are your interest areas when it comes to veterinary medicine?
At the moment, I’m completing my Hydrotherapy qualification, and will also be a certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner in the near future. I’m particularly interested in treating senior pets, and improving their pain management. Regenerative medical therapy, such as stem cells, is especially exciting to me. When I’m not focusing on rehabilitation and mobility therapy, I have a keen interest in exotic pets, like rabbits, Guinea pigs and birds.
What is something interesting that we may not know about you?
I used to be a dancer! Now I enjoy Pilates in my free time.