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Orange Veterinary Hospital
57 Molong Rd
NSW 2800

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02 6361 8388
02 6362 3970

Molong Veterinary Clinic
89 Bank St
New South Wales 2866

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02 6366 9021
  • Andrew Litchfield BSc (Vet) (Hons) BVSc (Hons)

    Andrew is from a sheep and beef cattle property near Cooma. He graduated with honours from University of Sydney in 1990 gaining a Bachelor of Vet Science and a Bachelor of Science in molecular genetics. In 1991 he started work at the Orange Veterinary Hospital as a new graduate. In 1993/4 he worked in a dairy and equine practice in England before returning to Orange and becoming a partner at Orange Veterinary Hospital.

    Andrew has represented the Australian Veterinary Association on many committees and was NSW AVA president in 1997/1998. Whilst Andrew enjoys all aspects of mixed practice he has special interests in small animal medicine, orthopaedic surgery and large animal reproduction, especially artificial breeding in horses.

    Litch website
  • John Mason BVSc

    John has been a practicing veterinarian since 1996. He grew up on a sheep and cattle property near Wellington and after completing his degree at the University of Sydney in 1995, he worked for several years in Orange. To gain wider experience John spent a few more years practicing in the UK and Sydney before returning to Orange Veterinary Hospital, becoming a partner in the business on Bob Garvin's retirement. 

    He has special interests in small animal surgery and medicine and is qualified as an AQIS recognized Veterinarian for all exporting animals. John has also completed further training in acupuncture.

    John website
  • Genevieve Payne

    Genevieve Payne graduated from the University of Queensland and is thoroughly enjoying being part of the team at Orange Veterinary Hospital. After 8 years working as a human physiotherapist with the Defence Force Genevieve returned to University to fulfill her lifelong dream of being a veterinarian. She moved to Orange with her many pets in December 2012 and is now thoroughly enjoying living a semi rural lifestyle in the Orange area. In 2015 we welcomed Genevieve as a Partner in Orange Veterinary Hospital.

    Genevieve’s special interest lies in ophthalmology (treating eye conditions) and animal physiotherapy. 


  • Andrew Denman

    Andrew was raised in the Mackay area of the tropical coast of Queensland and graduated from University of Queensland in 1995. Andrew spent two years working in the dairy industry before heading overseas for four years then returning home to Australia to return to the dairy industry before settling at Lucknow. Andrew worked in mixed practice at Blayney for 10 years before joining our veterinary team in April 2015.

    Andrew enjoys working with all species but cattle are his first love and his particular interest .He is accredited to use the National Cattle Vets Tail Tags for pregnancy diagnosis and is happy carrying out either manual or ultrasound pregnancy testing. Andrew has an easy rapport with clients and covers many kilometres every week visiting our large animal clients throughout the region. We do nail him to the clinic occasionally!

    Andrew and Cara have four children so days away from the practice will have Andrew building cubbies, playing chess and Lego. Andrew has created a wonderful garden at home in the Lucknow area and somehow still finds time to run and cycle.

    We are very excited that Andrew has joined the Orange Veterinary Hospital team and he is working four days per week Tuesday to Friday.

    Andrew D
  • Helen Whittle

    Helen Whittle graduated from Royal Veterinary College, London, in 2002 and worked in mixed practice for a few years in Kent before travelling around the world. She loved Australia so much she decided to stay! She met and married an Aussie and lived in Sydney for 10 years working in small animal practice.

    Helen has 3 young children and her family recently moved to a property in Molong for a change in lifestyle.

    She enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine including ophthalmology, small animal medicine and all exotic species.

    When she's not cleaning up after her kids, she loves reading, running, and photography.