All articles tagged ‘veterinarian’


CareVets Takanini »

150 Airfield Road, Takanini, Auckland
Phone: (09) 299 9991

CareVets Wainuiomata »

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

Dr David Probert BVSc, BS. »

Hi I am David Probert BVSc, BS. I graduated in 1984 from Massey University. I have my dog Peanut, an SPCA special, at the clinic here in Porirua with me everyday. She will love to meet you when you visit us. I have an interest in small animal medicine, and like to take a holistic approach […]

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 […]

Does your pet have the X-Factor? »

Think you pet has star qualities? Send us your favourite photo of your pet and if it gets voted in it could make it into the 2014 CareVets calendar. To enter just go to our Facebook page, like us and follow the instructions to upload your photo. Each month the best 6 photos will be […]

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 […]

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 […]

Dr Alistair Kirkby »

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 […]

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, […]

Inside the new Mosgiel Clinic »

Check out some photos of the inside of the NEW Mosgiel Clinic. Want to see what the old Clinic looked like, click here »

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tuku set to ‘fly’ birdlife park nest »

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 […]

Dr Loren Bryant »

Hi, I’m Loren, a part-time veterinarian at Carevets Porirua & Johnsonville. I graduated along with Pietre Allan from Massey University in 2010 with a BVSc. Like Pietre, I have also done a prior degree (BAppSc) but my passion lies deeply with being a veterinarian. I absolutely love my work with companion animals and their owners. […]

Digital Camera Competition Winners »

All CareVets clinics, in conjunction with Bayer New Zealand, recently ran a promotion for Advocate flea & worm treatment. All customers who made a purchase of Advocate went into the draw to win a digital camera, with one camera to be won at each CareVets clinic.

Animals matter in Disasters »

A groundbreaking survey* just recently released (August 2011) shows that New Zealand is a nation of pet owners and animal lovers, with the New Zealand companion animal population sitting at approximately 5 million compared to a mere 4.4 million for humans! This means 68% of Kiwi households own at least one pet (companion animal) which […]

Dr Pietre Allan »

Hi I’m Pietre, the Veterinarian at CareVets Porirua. I graduated from Massey in 2010 and previously gained a degree in Microbiology from University of Canterbury in 1999. I enjoy working in companion animal medicine as seeing the relationship grow between pets and their ‘people’ is very rewarding. I live with a naughty Tortie cat called Flick […]

SureFlap® Microchip Cat Door »

No more unwanted visitors with the SureFlap® Microchip Cat Door SureFlap cat doors recognise the ID chip already implanted in your cat, allowing access to your pet and making unwanted visitors a thing of the past. Your home becomes a secure environment for your pet, leading to a happier, more relaxed animal. Key Features: Works […]