The team at Pets Avenue Veterinary Clinic are a passionate and vibrant group of individuals who work hard together to better the health and welfare of all pets.
Lip Ren Chong, Veterinary Surgeon
Dr. Chong is your friendly community veterinarian whose passion lies in communicating helpful information to pet owners and involving pet owners in the well-being of their pets. He strongly believes that establishing strong bonds between the clinic and pet-owners will facilitate the sharing of veterinary knowledge. Dr. Chong graduated from the University of Sydney and has been working in Singapore as a Veterinary Surgeon since. He has undergone several local and overseas training programmes, including one in dermatology at the Sydney Animal Specialist Hospital.
In his free time, Dr. Chong enjoys simple pleasures like spending time with his family, reading and travelling.
Genevieve Zhang, Veterinary Surgeon
Dr. Gen graduated from Sydney University with first class honours and practised in Sydney for 7 years at 2 busy suburban clinics and completed a rotating internship at the Small Animal Specialist Hospital, working alongside veterinary specialists to experience the latest cutting-edge practices.
In 2014, she passed her ANZCVS membership examinations in Small Animal Surgery, which helps her now to offer more advanced surgical skills. As a veterinarian, she is passionate about providing up-to-date and best practice options to her clients so that they are assured that their pets are being looked after as family members.
Since moving back to Singapore in 2016, she is excited to spend more time with family, travel the region and indulge in local food.
Dawn Ong, Veterinary Surgeon
Dr Dawn graduated from Murdoch University in Perth and has since been working as a small animal veterinarian in Singapore. During university, she attended modules in holistic and TCM therapies. Dr Dawn hope to incorporate both modern and traditional medications in the near future. Dr Dawn’s parents only allowed her to keep hamsters when she was growing up but that has not stopped her from pursing veterinary studies. She hopes to own 2 cats, a ginger and a black, when she gets her own place. Dr Dawn’s interests outside work are travelling and looking for new makan places.
Min Zhi Wong, Veterinary Surgeon
Dr Wong graduated from the University of Melbourne and has since returned to Singapore. She has done clinical placements around Australia and Singapore, during which she developed keen interest in ultrasonography and she finds the challenges of emergency and critical care to be greatly rewarding.
She hopes to develop her skills in these areas and strives to provide the best care and treatment for her patients.
When she is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her loved ones and exploring new places to eat.
PAVC Veterinary Paraprofessionals
Michael Lamadrid, Head Veterinary Technician
Michael has always been driven to help humans and animals alike. He graduated from the University of the Philippines at Los Baños with a degree in Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. He has worked full-time as a large animal practitioner and part-time in a small animal practice whilst in Philippines.
Since moving to Singapore in 2011, Michael has been working as a Veterinary Technician, contributing significantly to the veterinary field with his wealth of experience.
Arvind loves the work he does at PAVC with his amazing colleagues & furry patients and aims to make useful contributions as a veterinary doctor after vet school. Outside of work, he loves reading books and running.
Enmin Wong, Veterinary Assistant
Enmin currently studies Science and Sociology at the undergraduate level in the National University of Singapore and aspires to study veterinary medicine in the future. She enjoys working alongside like-minded people and strives to provide the best care for their patients together.
Her passions include the environment, animal behaviour, and animal welfare. At home, she is owned by her pug, Max.
Johnathan Wong, Veterinary Assistant
Johnathan is thrilled to work in a team of dedicated vets and nurses, where every day he is able to look after animals in need and make a difference in their lives. He is currently pursuing a degree in Environmental Studies at the National University of Singapore, after which he hopes to specialize in wildlife research, rescue and conservation. Apart from animals, he is also excited about the outdoors, environmental conservation and the written word!
At home, Johnathan and his family put up with two pampered rescue cats that have established themselves as de-facto owners of the house.
Zanita, Veterinary Assistant
Zanita has had a fascination with animals for as long as she can remember. Much to her parents’ chagrin, as a youngster, she would sneak strays home in an attempt to rescue them. Now she is the proud mama of 8 lovely gerbils (the only animals she’s allowed to keep at home) In her free time she loves to explore her Creative side, be it music, film, independent magazines, art, design or books.