Archive for June, 2017


Yvonne Rowland »

Yvonne is a qualified, professional dog groomer and has been at CareVets Chartwell since 1998.  Her interests are her family and her much loved dogs.

Mandy Lehrke »

Mandy joined the team at CareVets Chartwell in March 2016, shortly after relocating from Nelson with her fiancé Tom and fur-babies, Sasha the cat & Sootty the bunny. Having a passion for helping animals & a strong interest in medical science, Mandy completed a Certificate in Veterinary Nursing & Animal Care through Nelson Marlborough Institute […]

Janet Smith »

Janet has been working at CareVets Chartwell since 2007. When at work, you’ll find her at the reception desk. When she is not working, she is usually busy training her young heading dog, True, in agility. Janet has been involved in competitive obedience, flyball, rallyo and agility for many years, having competed with her first […]

Theresa Topp »

Theresa Topp has been a receptionist at CareVets Chartwell since 2016. She has a background in Biological Sciences, and completed her National Certificate in Veterinary Nursing at WINTEC in 2008. Theresa has worked in various animal industries including boarding kennels/catteries, breeding kennels, rescue shelters, racing stables, and dairy and research farms in the Waikato. She […]

Baillie Doyle »

Baillie graduated WINTEC with a Certificate in Veterinary Nursing in 2015.  She started her journey with CareVets at Rototuna then moved to Chartwell in January 2016. Baillie loves working with animals and often brings them home! Apart from all the foster animals, her own crew consists of three beautiful cats and a labradoodle called Hudson, […]

Luanne Corles »

Luanne Corles BSc LVN has worked at CareVets Chartwell since 2015 as a Veterinary Nurse Consultant with a special interest in cat and dog behaviour and nutrition.  She also runs a very successful weight programme.   Luanne has been in the veterinary industry for the past 25 years and is an executive council member of […]

Monique Loye-Tubb »

Monique has been working at CareVets since 2009.   She has a Diploma in Veterinary Nursing and currently works as our Head Veterinary Nurse.  Monique assists in a lot of our orthopaedic surgeries as well as many other procedures.  Monique spends her spare time out of work with her pet family and husband.

Dr Thomas Wanden BVSc MVM »

Dr Thomas Wanden BVSc, MVM graduated from Massey University Palmerston North in 2008 and has been in companion animal practice since.  He has completed his masters of Veterinary Medicine and has an interest in ophthalmology and clinical pathology.  Thomas joined the team at CareVets Chartwell in 2009, he has always had cats at home and […]

Dr Ivan Aleksic BVSc MACVs »

Dr Ivan Aleksic BVSc., MANZCVS – small animal medicine – is a partner and Veterinarian at CareVets Chartwell. Ivan came to New Zealand from Serbia in 1996 with his wife Gordana.  They have since had 2 children. Ivan continued his special interest in Small Animal Medicine by completing a membership examination in the field of […]

Lauren Holland »

Lauren joined CareVets Chartwell in 2014 after completing the Certificate in Animal Care and while studying toward the Certificate in Veterinary Nursing from Otago Polytechnic. Lauren comes from a professional background in Public Relations and Administration. In her spare time, she is a keen gardener and is kept entertained by her pet family – dogs, […]

Sarah Vaughan-Williams »

Sarah is the Clinic Manager at CareVets Chartwell. She is originally from the UK and moved to New Zealand in 2005, joining the CareVets team in 2008.  Sarah is a qualified Veterinary Nurse with a passion for dog behaviour and training.

Dr Isaac Low BVSc »

Isaac Low I graduated from Massey University as a veterinary surgeon in 1969. I started my veterinary career in a 6 man practice at Edgecumbe Veterinary Clinic in the Bay of Plenty. I worked there for 2 years, gaining invaluable experience in dairy, equine and small animal medicine. I then spent a year at Wairoa […]

Dr Miki Miljkovic »

Hi, I am Miodrag Miljkovic (Miki) a member of CareVets Beach Road, Papakura team. I was employed by CareVets soon after I passed the New Zealand National Veterinary Exam at the end of 2016. I graduated at Belgrade University of Veterinary Science in Serbia in 1998, and worked there in a mixed animal practice until moving to New Zealand in 2002.  Veterinary surgical […]

Christine Boldero »

I am a fully qualified vet nurse with over 20 years experience, including international experience. I am devoted to working with animals and I love my job. I have worked at CareVets Beach Road Vet Clinic since 2006. My interests revolve around my love of animals and my family, especially my daughter Kimberly who is […]

Tsara Tickton »

I am a newby to CareVets Beach Road, having started as Clinic Manager in February 2017. I relocated from South Africa with my partner in Sept 2016. I have a daughter who still lives in South Africa and is working as a Dental Therapist. While living in South Africa I worked for a Non Profit […]