Archive for October, 2016


Protecting our pets’ welfare and wellbeing over Guy Fawkes »

We live in an environment that we share with animals too. CareVets & The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) urges you all to also remember the wellbeing of our four-legged friends during the Guy Fawkes fireworks. Veterinarians are encouraging pet owners to seek advice well before 5 November to reduce the physical and psychological harm […]

Dr. Victoria Melville »

Victoria grew up in Auckland before moving to Plamerston North to train as a Veterinarian. She graduated from Massey University at the end of 2013 and has since moved to the Hawkes Bay. In her spare time she likes spending time in the outdoors, travelling and looking after her dog Hudson.

Dr. Paul Unsworth »

Paul has his membership of the Australian New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in small animal surgery and carries out a wide range of specialist surgical treatments including MMP cruciate surgeries. Paul is passionate about his job even after 40 years in practice. Paul is totally committed to providing the best treatment options to all […]

Dr. Rose Unsworth »

Veterinarian for almost 40 years! Rose’s special interests are acupuncture, laser therapy and alternative complementary treatment options. She has her IVAS certificate and she is also the secretary of the New Zealand Complemtary Veterinary Medicine Branch.

Emily Young »

Emily graduated from UCOL in 2015 with a Diploma in Veterinary Nursing. She enjoys all aspects of nursing and reception. Emily moved to Hawkes Bay from rural Palmerston North. She loves the Hawkes Bay sunshine and walking along the beaches with her Labrador, Riley.

Kirsten Wiffin »

Kirsten graduated from E.I.T in 2013. She enjoys both reception and nursing duties. Kirsten has a lifetime passion animals especially horse, including working for the Australian Olympic Show Jumping coach.

Carol Kerr »

Carol graduated from Otago Polytechnic in 1999. Her special interests are anaesthesia and critical care. Carol has been breeder of boxers for over 20 years. Carol is experienced in all aspects of breeding and is also an accredited tail bander with NZCODB.

Anna Lawrence »

Anna works at CareVets part time as she is still studying. She’s energetic and loves playing netball in her spare time.

Jenna Johansen »

Jenna graduated from E.I.T in 2013. She enjoys both reception and nursing duties. Her special interest is in avian medicine.