All articles tagged ‘health’


CareVets Wainuiomata »

3 Waiu Street, Wainuiomata, Lower Hutt 5014
Phone: (04) 564 4104

Two Cats, One Dog Magazine – Autumn 2013 »

Head in store and pick up a copy of the latest CareVets `Two Cats, One Dog` Magazine. Articles in this issue include: Labradors Rule! Health care for New Zealand’s favourite dog. Urinary Incontinence in dogs. Cat wars – when cats in the family don’t get on. Ticks and tick diseases in Dogs and Cats.   […]

Hill’s™ Science Diet™ Mature Adult Active Longevity Original »

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 […]

FRONTLINE® Plus kills fleas and ticks and controls biting lice on both cats and dogs. »

Pets can pick up fleas from anywhere another infested animal has been, such as the garden or park – even indoor-only cats can be affected if another pet or human brings in a flea. And it doesn’t take long for one little flea to become a big problem. Fleas are blood-sucking parasites that can make […]

Petra »

Hi my name is Petra. I have been working at CareVets since February 2012. I am currently working towards my Vet Nursing Qualification. I am lucky to be working at CareVets as I learn and gain experience with animals every day. I have chosen this career path as I have a passion for working with […]

Jennifer Wilson »

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™ t/d™ Dental Health »

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 […]

July / August 2012 Promotions »

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 […]

Hills Vet Essentials »

Introducing Hill´s™ Science Diet™ VetEssentials™: A new range of pet food from Hill´s Pet Nutrition, available exclusively through vet clinics. Hill´s Pet Nutrition embodies a tradition of caring that began in 1939 with one remarkable veterinarian. Hill´s mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets. To do this, […]

Dr Tammy Smith »

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 […]

Melissa Green »

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 […]

Dr Orla Fitzpatrick »

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 […]

Dr Lucy Gladwin »

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 […]

Georgie Furber »

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 […]

Tania Mason »

Hi my name is Tania, I joined the CareVets team in 2012 I am currently studying through Otago Polytechnic to gain a Certificate in Veterinary Nursing. I have been a trainee Veterinary Nurse for 5 years, during this time I have learned a lot about animal nutrition. In my spare time I enjoy relaxing and […]

Leah Reid »

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 […]

Anna-Marie Cowan »

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 […]

Dr Doug Gempton »

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 […]

Lisa Smith »

Lisa is new to our clinic. She has a national certificate in animal care and veterinary nursing. You will find Lisa on the counter ready to assist you with any of your needs.

Racheal King »

Racheal is the practice manager for CareVets Napier and has been here since 2007. She is the lucky owner of her very friendly dog, Gimlie, who is a Griffon X Jack Russell. Racheal loves working with our fantastic clients and their beloved pets, and she feels honored to be a leader for such a great […]

Katie Overton-Raill »

Katie is a certificate qualified veterinary nurse and is helpful and caring to all our clients with their much loved pets.

Tracy Gempton »

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.

Dr Gabe Young »

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 […]

Becks Holland »

Becks is our qualified and talented groomer. She is in high demand with all our grooming customers. Becks is very involved in the Agility and Dog Training Area and she has two beautiful Border Collies that have been very successful in these areas.

Joanna Beams »

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.