Wildlife Veterinarian

Dr. Clair Madden

BVSc (Hons), MACVS (Australian Wildlife Medicine), BSc Wildlife Biology (Hons)

Dr. Madden graduated with a BVSc degree from The University of Queensland in 2013. Since then she has undertaken a Small Animal Medicine and Surgery internship at Veterinary Specialist Services on the Gold Coast. Since completing this internship, Dr. Madden has been employed by Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, Australia Zoo and more recently at Zoos Victoria (Healesville Sanctuary). During this time Dr. Madden gained membership to the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists by examination in Australian Wildlife Medicine.

Prior to doing her veterinary studies Dr. Madden completed a Bachelor of Science, Animal studies majoring in wildlife biology. During this degree she completed her honours research year studying the reproductive biology of the short beaked echidna. After completing these studies, Dr. Madden was employed by Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary and Australia Zoo working in their presentations and Big Cat departments as a zookeeper.

Dr Madden specialises in Australian Wildlife Medicine and has extensive experience in rehabilitation, chemical restraint, preventative health programs, zoonotic disease, and threatened species programs in a wide range of species.