Melanie Hamilton holding a cat

Melanie Hamilton

Practice Manager
I have my diploma in Business Administration and have worked in the field for over 15 years. I joined the clinic in October 2014, but I enjoy learning and am a perpetual student! My first pets were Blackie (a black mix breed cat), and an Australian Cattle Dog mix named Sheba. I grew up with the two of them and lost Sheba when I was 14, and Blackie when I was 16. They were both amazing pets and I was lucky to have them. I love the fact that I get to work with people who love animals just as much as I do. I enjoy being able to meet so many different pets and their owners on a daily basis. I couldn't ask for a better job! I have a small hobby farm and show chickens at the local fall fairs in the area. I am also a foster parent for Bruce Grey Child and Family Services. I have too many pets to list, but love them all!


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Last updated: April 16, 2021

To our valued clients,

The Grey Bruce Health Unit has declared a critical threshold of COVID-19 cases in Grey Bruce. Please be advised our hospital is currently operating with limited staff. There are no doctors available, but we continue to be available for food and prescription pick-up.

Due to this, we have temporarily reduced our hours of operation until further notice. We are also experiencing an influx of emails and calls and are doing our best to get back to you as soon as possible. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.


Monday to Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED

We ask that you continue to be kind to all of our team members. Please know that we are working tirelessly to return to regular programming for you and your cherished pets.

- The team at Southampton Pet Hospital