Dr Trepheena Hunter
BAgSc (hons) MAgSc, BVSc (hons), Member of Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists (Veterinary Behaviour), ACVB resident in private practice training. Fear Free Certified Professional
After completing a research degree in animal production, Trepheena made the change to animal health and became a veterinarian. Trepheena always had a passion for veterinary behaviour and started seeing behaviour clients as a new graduate in her first job. She has been a veterinarian for fifteen years during which time she has worked in mixed practice, small animal practice, behaviour practice and shelter behaviour. Trepheena has managed the behaviour department in a large open-intake shelter, as the Animal Behaviour Manager and then General Manager of Animal Welfare.
Trepheena has been working in behavioural practice for the past seven years. She is currently undertaking specialist training through the American College of Veterinary Behavior and will soon join the small number of registered specialists in Veterinary Behavioural Medicine in Australia.
Trepheena has an empathetic and pragmatic approach to veterinary behavioural medicine, working to support the human-animal bond using the latest scientific knowledge. Trepheena shares her home with her husband and two sons as well as her beloved Labrador, three cats, turtles and chickens.