Meet our team
Dr Maria Dunbar

Maria grew up in California and practised there for about 6 years prior to relocating to Cambridge in 2016. She and her family relocated to Cambridge to be closer to her husband's family and for the adventure of living in this beautiful country. Maria looks forward to establishing a long term relationship with her clients and their pets.

Maria has two cats and a Great Dane (aptly named Tiny). In her spare time she enjoys reading, exercising, and spending time with her two kids

Dr Karyn Flaherty

Karyn graduated with BVCs in 2013, she has worked in Kaitaia, the UK and Auckland before joining the Pet Doctors Team. You will see her at the Pet Doctors Hillcrest clinic on a Monday and Tuesday then she is at the Pet Doctors Tristram Street Clinic on Thursday and Friday. She loves spending time with her dog Trudy and cat Gilbert.

Dr Melissa Mc Ginnis
Team Leader & Veterinary Nurse
  • CVN

Claire holds a Certificate in Animal Care and Veterinary Assistance. She's been working in the Veterinary industry for more than 10 years and is now the Team Leader at Pet Doctors Hillcrest. Claire loves travelling in Europe and the UK; while at home she enjoys hiking and crossfit, as well as working in her garden. Claire is also a pet rescuer!

Currently on maternity leave. 

Veterinary Nurse

Toni graduated in 2020 with her Diploma in Veterinary Nursing, while studying she did her work placement with us and loved it so much, she had to come and join the team. She loves to make beautiful and fun art to place on patient’s bandages. She has two loving rats called Pablo and Rocky.

Veterinary Nurse
Veterinary Nurse Assistant