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CareVets Albany closing indefinitely on Friday the 8th September 2017 »

Transit NZ are making changes to the highway and on ramp at Paul Matthews Road in early 2018, and the road will ultimately make its way through our Albany clinic. This has all happened very quickly, therefore we have regrettably been forced to close our doors. We expect that this comes as unfortunate news, but […]

In-store Specials – November / December 2017 »

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]       FREE Limited Edition Yours Droolly Treat Tin with any purchase of 450-500g Treats.   Want your best friend smelling o’ so huggable? treat them with the Inspirations Range from Yours Droolly.   NEW, get 15% OFF Trouble & Trix Natural and Ultra-Scoop Litter.   NEW, Trouble & […]

Hill’s® Science Diet® Youthful Vitality »

Fight the signs of ageing See how the breakthrough nutrition of NEW Hill’s® Science Diet® Youthful Vitality can help keep your 7+ pet in the game. Pets age differently from humans, age-related changes start small These small changes may seem unrelated, or at least unrelated to ageing, but it you’ve noticed your pet sleeping more […]

In-store Specials – July / August 2017 »

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] 20% OFF selected Yours Droolly and Trouble & Trix Bedding   20% OFF selected Ware Small Animal Products   Cat Litter Kit ONLY $19:00   FREE Country Hunter Treats with 2.5kg Nutrience Grain Free Cat Foods   Eukanuba Medium & Large Breed Adult 15kg Dog Food ONLY $119:90   FREE […]

CareVets Waiuku »

17 Kitchener Road, Waiuku 2123
Phone: (09) 235 9217

CareVets Pukekohe »

11 Edinburgh Street, Pukekohe 2120
Phone: (09) 238 6897

Bomazeal Mobilize – Don’t let arthritis keep your best friend down! »

A safe, natural alternative for the management of symptoms of mild osteoarthritis in dogs Available as a palatable tablet. In osteoarthritis, there is a loss of the articular cartilage cushioning on the surface of the joints.  This correlates with a loss of glucosaminoglycan (GAG) content within the joint and surrounding tissue.  Glycosaminoglycans such as chondroitinsulphate […]

CareVets Hamilton Central »

574 Anglesea Street, Hamilton 3204, Waikato
Phone: (07) 834 3426

Emma Dudley »

Hi, my name is Emma, I am fairly new to the CareVets team, having joined them August 2016. I graduated with my Certificate in Veterinary Nursing in 2016, and this year I’m working towards my Diploma to become a fully registered Veterinary Nurse. I’ve always loved animals and am a people person, so when I […]

Alicia Soh »

My name is Alicia. I started veterinary nursing in 2008 back in Singapore. I graduated in 2012 from Massey University with a Degree in Veterinary Technology. I am fluent in both Mandarin and English. I have a Jack Russell Terrier, and she is the love of my life. I started working for CareVets Mt Wellington […]

Angela Fletcher »

My name is Angela, I qualified as a vet nurse in 2003. I have since had a break of 8 years to raise my children, then returned to Carevets in 2015. I have 2 burmese cats, a rabbit and fish. Sometimes I foster kittens and hedgehogs too. I love the caring side of nursing that […]

CareVets Beach Road »

129 Beach Road, Papakura 2113, New Zealand
Phone (09) 298 6783.

Elizabeth Job »

Hi, I’m Elizabeth, one of your nurses here at CareVets. I graduated with a diploma of Veterinary Nursing from Unitec in 2014 and joined the CareVets Mt Wellington team in April of that year. I’m mostly out the back, taking care of our surgery and hospital patients, though you’ll see my smiling face at reception […]

Nicky Fredatovich »

Hi I’m Nicky, a self confessed Sci-Fi and Horror Movie geek.  I graduated in 2015 with my Diploma of Veterinary Nursing at Unitec. Prior to this I worked in security and emergency planning for the Auckland and Counties Manukau District Health Boards. I was also a volunteer for New Zealand Bird Rescue which I really enjoyed. […]

Annabel Coats »

Hi, my name is Annabel and I have been working as a Veterinary Nurse since 2013, when I graduated from Vet Nurse Plus with a Certificate of Veterinary Nursing. I have now been a part of the CareVets team since 2014. Since childhood, I have always had an affinity with animals, which grew into an […]

Ellie O’Sullivan »

My name is Ellie and I am the Head Nurse at CareVets Mt Wellington. I graduated with a Certificate in Veterinary Nursing and Animal Care in 2013, back in my hometown of Whanganui. Shortly after graduating I began working at one of the local clinics, where I remained until my partner, our baby Labrador and […]

CareVets Pokeno »

14a Great South Road, Pokeno 2471
Phone: (09) 283 8642

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.