Mt. Gravatt Veterinary Clinic, historically, is one of the oldest veterinary establishments in Brisbane. In 1991 Dr Alan Bird bought land and built the current clinic at the corner of Ham and Broadwater Roads.

Dr Alan retired in 2017 and the clinic is now owned by Dr Shibly Mustapha who graduated from University of Queensland in 2003. Dr Shibly has years of experience in companion animal and emergency medicine. He has worked in South Africa, UK and various parts of Australia.

Our staff strive to provide amazing care for our clients and their pets. We are all passionate about our job and have lots of love for animals both at work, and in our home lives. When you pop in for a visit, these are some of the friendly faces you will see.

Meet Our Team
Dr Rebecca Barnier
Vet
  • BVSc (Hons)

Rebecca is our super star veterinarian. She grew up in South West Brisbane, and also studied locally graduating from the University of Queensland with honours in Veterinary Science. She has mostly worked around the Brisbane area, including some time spent as a contracting vet (which is how she came here!) She also spends time volunteering at the RSPCA. 

Rebecca has particular passions in preventative treatments, ultrasonography and internal medicine (specifically cardiology and endocrinology). She is constantly attending courses to further her continuing education, so that she can provide your pet with the most up to date medicine. Rebecca will always treat your pet like one of her own, as she considers them to be a part of the family. She also loves to get to know you, the owners. This photo shows her Ragdoll x rescue cat Sophie, but she also has a giant black German Shepherd x Border Collie called Hendrix. There's never such a thing as 'too spoilt' when it comes to pets for Rebecca, because what they give back in return is beyond measure.

Emma Sciberras
Vet Nurse

Emma started at the clinic as a Veterinary Nurse student in 2016. She has now fully completed her studies and is a fully qualified Vet Nurse. She excelled in her studies and her vet nurse skills that we just had to keep her! 

Emma has completed further education in dentistry and is able to teach you everything you need to know about how to keep your pets smiling with pearly whites and fresh breath! She is the resident crazy cat lady of Mt Gravatt Vet Clinic and has two delightful cats of her own, Moo Moo and Brooklyn. Her favourite part of the job is the complexity of anaesthesia and continually learning and seeing new things, as well as being in the company of animals all day.

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