All articles tagged ‘vet nurse’


Lisa Preston »

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 […]

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.   […]

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 […]

The new CareVets Porirua »

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 […]

Alyce »

Hi, I’m Alyce, I am studying vet nursing by correspondence so that I am able to work and get the hands on experience at CareVets as I work between the Johnsonville and Porirua stores, so of course I am a crazy animal lover!!! If I’m not at work you will find me down at the […]

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 Aug 2012. Jen is currently acting practice manager while Mel is away on maternity leave. Jen will ensure that your companion’s visit to CareVets Kapiti is as stress free as possible while in the hospital or in consultation with the veterinarian. She enjoys […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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.

Diane Laxon »

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.