Charters Towers Vet

Tableland Veterinary Service

Meet our Expert Team of Veterinarians around Charters Towers, caring for horses, cattle, and small animals.

We are Tableland Veterinary Service, offering equine, bovine, and small animal care in and around Charters Towers.

You have enough on your plate. Let us take care of the things that matter to you – including the health of your animals and pets.

Contact us today to get a head start in your animals’ optimal wellbeing. We are located in Charters Towers, QLD.

Phone Number

(07) 4754 7400


167 Gill Street
Charters Towers, QLD 4820

Opening Hours:

Mon – Fri: 8am – 5pm
Sat: 9am – 12pm

After-Hours Support:

We offer after-hours vet care for small and large animals. Please call our practice phone number outside of business hours and select Emergency.


Charters Towers became part of Tableland Veterinary Service in 2012.

Prior to this it has had a long and illustrious history as a mixed practice, servicing both the extensive beef industry throughout Northern Australia and the local horse and small animal clientele. The mission statement of Charters Towers Veterinary Service is “caring for the needs of all animals”.

Former principle, Denise Wilson, has continued to work with Tableland Veterinary Service She has completed extra training in small animal surgery (having completed her membership of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists) and also teaches veterinary students at James Cook University. Denise is available to consult and perform surgeries on complex cases on an as needs basis.  

Charters Towers Veterinary Service is a three veterinarian mixed practice providing a comprehensive service for small animals, cattle and horses. From x-rays, ultrasounds and blood tests for small animals, to dentistry, geldings and freeze branding in horses, to pregnancy testing and bull testing in cattle, our team in Charters can do it all.


Call us today to book an appointment!

"Always helpful do their best to help your pets in their time of need."


Google Review, Charters Towers

"Excellant Had our Dachshund in for day care they really looked after him."


Google Review, Charters Towers

"Great service, staff were very friendly and helpful and kept me well informed."


Google Review, Charters Towers

Expert Vets proudly servicing these suburbs and beyond:

  • Charters Towers
  • Hughenden
  • Pentland
  • Greenvale
  • Ravenswood
  • Woodstock
  • Prairie

Meet our Charters Towers team

Dr Shannon Malone


Dr Shannon's Bio
Shannon is a local to the Charters Towers region and started working for Charters Towers Veterinary Service in 2017. Shannon is a mixed practice veterinarian who enjoys working with cattle and spending time outdoors.
Tablelands Vet Services - Charters Towers Vet - Dr Angus Blackwood

Dr Angus Blackwood


Dr Angus' Bio
Angus hails from Port Fairy in South West Victoria and began as a graduate veterinarian with Tableland Veterinary Service in 2021. He made the move to Charters Towers in early 2022 and has a particular interest in both small and large animals.

Angus is also fully accredited with Bull Check and is currently heading up our equine breeding in Charters Towers. Outside of work, Angus spends his time participating in sport or going for a run.

Tablelands Vet Services - Charters Towers Vet - Dr Melina (Mel)

Dr Melina (Mel)


Dr Mel's Bio
Originally from Majors Creek outside of Townsville, Mel joins our team as a Graduate Veterinarian. Mel has been in the industry as a Vet Nurse for over 20 years whilst studying her veterinary degree. Mel is looking forward to working across our mixed practice with a particular interest in reproduction and surgeries.

In her spare time, Mel enjoys Swing dancing, walks along the Strand and floating in the Rock Pool.

Tablelands Vet Services - Charters Towers Vet - Leah

Leah Burton

Veterinary Nurse

Leah's Bio
Leah has completed her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing and has been working at CTVS since 2014. She relocated to Charters Towers from Mt Isa, exchanging trucks and heavy machinery for her new love of macropods, dogs and horses.

Leah is also the driving force behind our puppy preschool classes. Outside of work Leah competes in bow hunting, enjoys riding her two horses and cares for a number of orphaned joeys.

Tablelands Vet Services - Charters Towers Vet - Holly Matthews

Holly Matthews

Veterinary Nurse

Holly M's Bio
Holly is a Charters Towers local who has been with the Charters Towers team as a veterinary nurse since late 2018. Holly especially loves her work with our small animal and has a special interest in surgeries and medicine. You will also find her out in the field occasionally with our large animal patients.

Outside of work, you can find Holly on getaways and adventures with her partner and her dog Ellie!

Tablelands Vet Services - Charters Towers Vet - Holly Johnson

Holly Johnson

Holly J's Bio
Holly joined the Charters Towers team officially in 2023 as a trainee Veterinary Nurse after completing school-based training at our clinic since 2021.

She is originally from a family cattle station in the Burdekin area and has a love of all animals big and small. Holly is not afraid to give anything a go!

Outside of work, you can find her at cross fit, fishing, hunting or spending time with family and friends.

Tablelands Vet Services - Charters Towers Vet - Sam Harrison

Sam Harrison

Sam H's Bio
Sam is one of our Certificate IV Nurses and originally hails from Childers in southern Queensland. She has been in Veterinary Medicine for almost 18 years. 10 of those years has been with the Charters Towers team. She has a particular interest in small animal surgery, emergency and critical care, as well as any curly case that she can find! Sam also loves to get out for farm visits with cows when she gets the chance.

In her spare time, you can find Sam weight lifting, running and caring for her small human!


Jessica's Bio
Jessica joined the Charters Towers team in 2022 as a receptionist. Originally from Far North Queensland, Jess has been in and out of the Charters Towers region since completing her schooling at All Souls St Gabriels school in 2015. Jess has a special interest in cats, dogs, horses and cattle as well as expanding on her marketing skills.

Outside of work, you can find Jess working on her sewing skills, photography, cooking and reading.

Tablelands Vet Services - Charters Vet - Tammy


Tammy's Bio
Tammy is one our Veterinary Nurses who moved to Charters Towers 13 years ago. She has been apart of the Charters Towers team for 10 years.

Tammy loves all of your babies when they visit our clinic. She loves to nurse our hospital patients, assist with recoveries, monitor and keeping your babies comfortable and feeling safe. Tammy is never one to knock back a cuddle with a fur baby of any kind.

Outside of work, Tammy loves spending time with her beautiful family, as well as doing her beauty therapy and playing soccer.


Lorraine's Bio
Lorraine and family spent many years managing a cattle property in the Channel Country before moving to North Qld. November 2022 saw Lorraine move to Charters Towers and started working as the Clinic Practice Manager in December 2022.

Outside of work, Lorraine is a keen Landscape Photographer. She is super excited to pick up the camera and get back into photography. Lorraine also loves spending time with her family and friends.

(07) 4754 7400

Mon – Fri: 8am – 5pm

Sat: 9am – 12pm


167 Gill St
Charters Towers
QLD 4820

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