Princes Highway
Veterinary Hospital 

30 Princes Highway, Kogarah, NSW 2217

(02) 9588 2088

St George Animal Hospital

325 Princes Highway, Carlton NSW 2218
(Currently relocated due to redevelopment)

(02) 9587 3599


Dr Shelton Smith - Veterinarian

BVSc (Hons) GP Cert (SAM, B&PS) 

Dr Shelton Smith and Sarah Smith are the new owners of St George Animal Hospital and Princes Highway Veterinary Hospital, sister clinics under St George Vets.

Dr Shelton was born and raised in the local area, however he has spent many years travelling to parts of Australia and abroad in order to further his Veterinary skills.

Working in both Australia and the UK, Dr Shelton has gained extensive experience in veterinary medicine and surgery. In 2008/2009, he obtained the further postgraduate qualifications in Small Animal Medicine and Veterinary Business and Professional Services from the European School of Veterinary Postgraduate Studies.

In 2010, Dr Shelton travelled to Edinburgh, Scotland, where he worked in a specialist veterinary hospital and obtained extensive training in his areas of interests in endoscopy, laparoscopy and surgeries in general. In the UK, he completed courses in Advanced Exotic Animal Medicine and Surgery where he has had the pleasure to have treated everything from chameleons, tortoises, snakes and caimans.

Dr Shelton also has a keen personal interest in reptile medicine and surgery. He has kept many species of reptiles and currently has several pythons at home.

When not working, Dr Shelton enjoys spending family time with his wife and three children, being bossed around by three cats, Ginger, Zach and Clementine, and three dogs, Luna, Stella and Seren.



Dr Pauline Phan - Veterinarian


Pauline has been a part of the St George Animal Hospital team since 2010 when she first started as a veterinary nurse whilst studying veterinary science at The University of Sydney.

Since graduating in 2014, Pauline has continued to develop impressive skills over the years in both small animal medicine and surgery. She has a keen interest in soft tissue surgery and is also very experienced in laparoscopic desexing.

Pauline has two rescue cats named Benjamin Button and Neville Longbottom, as well as a new cavoodle named Willow. On her days off, Pauline is a foodie who enjoys travelling, outdoor adventures and tasting new cuisines.





Ever since a very young age, Dr Louise always wanted to be a vet. Dr Louise graduated with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science from the University of Sydney in 2004. She began her journey at St George Animal Hospital as a vet student in 2000 and has remained part of the team ever since. 

Dr Louise is one of our consulting veterinarians and her humour and bubbly personality is adored by many long-term clients. She has an extensive knowloedge and experience with the treatment of feline diabetes and a variety of skin conditions. 

On her days off, Dr Louise loves to bake and read, and you can often find her enjoying walks with her family and their dog, Reggie, on the sidelines of a soccer field.




Dr Corliss Chi graduated with a degree of Bachelor of Veterinary Biology and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Sydney in 2019 and has been a part of the SGAH family since the start of 2020. She is known to be cheerful and extremely passionate in providing the best care for your pets. Dr Corliss has a strong interest in small animal surgery and medicine and has recently completed her training in laparoscopic desexing!

Being raised in Hong Kong, Dr Corliss is also fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin, so please do not hesitate to ask for her if you prefer speaking in Cantonese or Mandarin.

On her days off, Dr Corliss enjoys spending time with her rescue cat from SGV named Chia who loves food and cuddles. Since joining Dr Corliss’ family, Chia has already mastered many skills including sit, shake, drop and spin!




Alana graduated from the University of Sydney with a degree of Bachelor of Veterinary Biology/ Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2020 and joined the SGAH team at the start of 2021. She has a keen interest in surgery and medicine but is also very interested in preventative care.

Alana endeavours to make each visit for your pet as stress free as possible and loves it when animals are happy to come and see her. 

On days off, Alana enjoys spending time with her 6 cats Honey, Felix, Blossom, Archie, Oliver and Olivia, also chasing (and being chased around) by her kelpie puppy - Jasmine.