Archive for July, 2017


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 […]

Caitlin Tootill »

Caitlin qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 2016, achieving her Diploma in Veterinary Nursing through UCOL in Palmerston North. She joined the CareVets Wainuiomata team in March 2017 and has become an integral part of our nursing team. Caitlin particularly loves meeting all the new people who come into the clinic, and she enjoys interacting […]

Louise Sadler »

I have been at the Te Atatu Clinic for a long time and have seen a lot of changes in that time. I enjoy helping clients with their pets and assisting our busy vets. Like many vet nurses, of course, waifs and strays do tend to follow me home and currently both our cats are […]

Angela Harrison »

Hi, I am Angela one of the newer nurses to start at Care Vets. I am married with 2 children, Cassey and Anton. We have four cats and the latest addition to our family is Austin, a Shih Tzu Maltese cross.  All my pets have come from different vet clinics I have worked at and […]

Tama Falconer »

Hi my name is Tama.   I am one of the friendly support staff here at CareVets Rototuna.

Rachel Judd »

Hi, I’m Rachel, I have worked at CareVets since 2013. I have a diploma in vet nursing and a certificate in retail merchandising. I have 2 school aged children, lots of guinea pigs and an elderly cat called Charlie.

Karen Jenions »

Hi, my name is Karen. I moved to New Zealand from England in 2000. I graduated from Wintec with a diploma in vet nursing in 2014 and started working at CareVets in September the same year. I have 2 cats, a parakeet and some quails.

Virginia Foxall »

Hello I am Virginia, I started with CareVets in the Rototuna branch as head surgical nurse in October 2016. Previously I had worked in a busy South Auckland clinic.  I love my role as a vet nurse as every day is different and I can’t think of a more rewarding job than this. I received […]

Kayla Cassells »

Hello my name is Kayla. I started working at CareVets in March 2016.  I am currently completing my diploma in veterinary nursing. I have two cats at home, my pride and joys, Koda (a grey Persian x ragdoll) and Niklaus (my polydactyl, aka extra toes).

Jen Fraser »

Jen has been part of the CareVets team since 2016.  She lives beside the beach in a home totally off the grid – she believes in living a life with less. Her short hair tabby cat Pickle follows her all about her home, even to the beach to watch the sunrise with her.

Donna Annett-Bright »

Donna is our locum nurse and has been with us for many years. Donna can be spotted out walking her Great Dane Odin, trekking through the forest with her horses or playing with her two kittens.

Natalie Lawrence CertVN »

Natalie qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 2014, achieving her Certificate in Veterinary Nursing from Otago Polytechnic. She then joined the nursing team at CareVets Kapiti in 2014. Natalie enjoys all aspects of her job as a Veterinary Nurse and takes great pride in caring for all of her clients fur-babies. Natalie has a special […]

Dr Juliette Frost BVSc »

Juliette graduated with the class of 2008, achieving a Bachelor of Veterinary Science from Massey University, and joined the CareVets Kapiti team in December 2015. With a passion for small animal medicine and surgery, Juliette loves being in small animal general practice and enjoys looking after her patients needs and forming long-lasting relationships with all […]

Laura Dickson BSc(Hons)RVN A1 Dip(HE)CVN DipAVN (Small Animal) »

Laura graduated from the University of Central Lancashire in 2006. After working in a small animal hospital offering first opinion and multi-disciplinary referral services for three and a half years, she spent four years working in a specialist referral hospital in Glasgow where she completed her RCVS accredited Diploma in Advanced Veterinary Nursing (Small Animal). […]

Alice Dawson CertVN »

Alice achieved her Certificate in Veterinary Nursing in 2012 through Otago Polytechnic. She was originally part of the CareVets Kilbirnie team before transferring over to CareVets Wainuiomata as Clinic Manager in 2016. Alice particularly enjoys meeting and greeting clients as they come into the clinic and forming bonds with them and their pets. She is […]

Linda Inkpen »

Linda started working at Kilbirnie Animal Health Centre in 2013, then stayed on when it became CareVets in 2015. Linda, originally from the West Coast of Scotland, joined the British Army at 17 where she served as a Veterinary Technician looking after the Military Working Dogs and Horses. She did an overseas Deployment to Bosnia […]