Hi my name is Lisa and I have just started here at CareVets in Porirua. I am particularly interested in small animal medicine and have two bunnies of my own back home in the Wairarapa. I also have a keen interest in Marine conservation and hope to work with wildlife at some point in my […]
Following on from several major events across the country such as earthquakes and floods, we’ve received amazing feedback on animals that were microchipped being easily identified and returned to their owners. CareVets wants to ensure as many cats and dogs are micro-chipped now, so let’s ensure we are prepared. We are offering a great deal for August […]
Hill’s™ Science Diet™ Mature Adult Active Longevity™ Original dog food provides precisely balanced nutrition for a visible difference in your dog. It provides tested nutrition to restore youthful energy in 30 days* and contains clinically proven antioxidants to maintain overall health and a strong immune system. It is made with high quality ingredients which are […]
CareVets Porirua have been very busy moving into their new Vet Clinic and Pet Centre. The new address is 9 Kenepuru Drive, Porirua. There is now an extra consult room, better surgery, bigger cattery and still a great range of retail to ensure we meet all your pets needs. Outside work is still going on […]
Dietary Recommendation This diet can be used if your pet has excess weight and needs to lose weight. Excess weight can lead to other health issues such as joint pain, diabetes, heart problems and surgery complications. Restricted Calorie Diet is only available through your veterinarian and should be the sole source of food unless indicated […]
An Otago polytechnic graduate, our nurse Jen has been with us since 2012. Jen will ensure that your companions visit is as stress free as possible while in the hospital or in consultation with the veterinarian. She enjoys living in the Kapiti Coast with her two ragdolls “Sarge” and “Kairos”. In her spare time Jen […]
Hill´s™ Prescription Diet™ brand pet foods Hill´s™ Prescription Diet™ pet foods are specially formulated to help manage pets with health problems. Backed by extensive clinical studies, Hill´s offers a reliable and trusted range of therapeutic pet foods. Your veterinarian may recommend a Hill´s™ Prescription Diet™ brand pet food that will help keep your pet´s teeth […]
We have some fantastic specials for you during July and August. So head off to your local CareVets and grab yourself a bargain. Selected Fresheeze Dental Toys are 20% off. NEW Iams Lamb & Chicken flavour Cat Food is now available. CareVets are also running a campaign during July and August focusing on your pets […]
Hi my name is Tammy Smith. I graduated from the University of Bristol in 2000 and moved to NZ in 2002 when I fell in love with the scenery and the outdoor lifestyle of Queenstown. Since then I have worked in small animal practice with CareVets and I particularly enjoy surgery. I love the friendly […]
Hi my name is Melissa Green. I completed my National certificate in Veterinary nursing at CPIT in Christchurch in 2007. Whilst living in Christchurch I gained experience working in a small animal practice and have also worked in an emergency after hours clinic. I have recently relocated to Arrowtown with my husband Troy and our furry […]
Hi, my name is Dr Orla Fitzpatrick. I joined CareVets in March 2010. I graduated from Dublin Veterinary College, Ireland in 2005. I went straight into mixed practice after graduating and worked in Northern Ireland for over 2 years. After this job I travelled around South East Asia, and ended up in Australia where I worked […]
Hi, I’m Lucy Gladwin, the newest member of the Mosgiel team! After completing my veterinary degree in 2009 I worked as a small animal veterinarian at the CareVets Queenstown branch until July 2012. I then moved to Adelaide, Australia where I undertook a 12 month internship in small animal surgery, an area in which I […]
Hi, I’m Georgie. I have been working at CareVets, Queenstown since July 2011. I moved to Queenstown from my home in England over a year ago and have loved every second. I qualified as a registered nurse from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2009. I have worked mainly with small animals and was […]
Hello my name is Leah, I am a Veterinary Nurse and Manager of CareVets Cromwell. I graduated as a Diploma Veterinary Nurse in 2009 from Southern Institute of Technology. I have been working in the Cromwell clinic since 2010 and have taken on the role of manager in 2012. My passion is training dogs and […]
Hello my name is Anna-marie Cowan. I have been working as a Vet Nurse with CareVets Cromwell since 2010. I trained at Otago Polytecnic in 1999 completing a Certificate in Veterinary Nursing. Since graduating I have worked in mixed vet practices both in Central Otago and in the Auckland region. I have also worked as […]
Graduated from Massey University a long time ago and has been in mixed general practice until six years ago, now specializing in companion animals. Doug enjoys working with a young team and the challenges each day brings. Doug has been married for 34 years with a grown family, three beautiful daughters and two wonderful grand kids. He […]
Katie is a certificate qualified veterinary nurse and is helpful and caring to all our clients with their much loved pets.
Tracy is a Diploma Qualified veterinary Nurse. Tracy is experienced in all aspects of the veterinary industry. She is very involved in the Dog Show world with her passion being Rottweilers.
Gabe is one of the three veterinarians at the practice. He started his career as a vet in 2008 and has been with us for a couple years. He is originally from the U.S.A.but now calls New Zealand home. Gabe is always happy to offer his assistance or advice with any animal health matters. He […]
Joanna is an experienced person in all areas of the veterinary industry. She is helpful and friendly and is always willing to go the extra mile.
Diane has worked in the veterinary industry for 15 years. She is the friendly smile you see when you enter the clinic and is available to help you with any problems.
BIRD IN THE HAND: Kiwi Birdlife Park wildlife manager Nicole Kunzmann holds female chick Tuku as she gets her health checks at CareVets in Queenstown. Queenstown’s Kiwi Birdlife Park staff are preparing to say goodbye to the first kiwi hatched at the park in more than five years. The 790-gram female chick, Tuku, hatched […]
Many cats have recurrent Conjunctivitis (Eye Infection), sometimes associated with slight ‘Snuffly’ symptoms.
Find out what causes this common health problem and what you can do to ease your cats suffering.