CareVets Hobsonville

CareVets Hobsonville has a suite of medical, diagnostic and surgical facilities along with a range of pet food and supplies. At our modern, purpose-built clinic we can help with a sore tooth, a mystery lump, an itchy paw and everything in between.


6 Rawiri Place, Hobsonville, Auckland 0618
Phone: (09) 416 2277
Or contact us here.

Opening Hours:

Monday8:00am – 6:00pm
Tuesday8:00am – 6:00pm
Wednesday8:00am – 6:00pm
Thursday8:00am – 6:00pm
Friday8:00am – 6:00pm
Saturday9:00am – 1:00pm
Public HolidaysCLOSED

If you require veterinary attention outside of our opening hours please contact your nearest After Hours Vet:
Animal Referral Centre: 09 281 5815
North Shore Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care: 09 443 5640
VSA Auckland West: 09 849 2121

Our Team:

Dr Daria Gillespie

Dr Daria graduated from Massey University in 2016. She has recently returned to New Zealand after six years in Adelaide. Daria has a special interest in behaviour cases, fear free handling and dentistry. In her spare time, she enjoys trail running and enjoying Auckland’s culinary scene.

Dr Jim Janse

Dr Jim joined the Hobsonville team at the end of 2022. He has a special interest in medical imaging and is our resident sonographer. He has a real heart for all the animals he meets. He recently adopted a 300gram kitten from the SPCA who now plays with his French Bulldog and three other beautiful, cuddly, Burmese cats.

Clinic Coordinator / Veterinary Nurse

Amanda has been working as a Veterinary Nurse for the last 8 years on Waiheke Island, Kos (Greece), Tauranga and now at CareVets Hobsonville since the clinic opened in 2020. She graduated with a Diploma in Veterinary Nursing from Unitec in 2019. Amanda has an SPCA dog named Yogi, a Flemish Giant named Spike and an old tortoishell cat, Pippi. Amanda is originally from Riverhead and has enjoyed returning to the area and meeting the clients and pets in Hobsonville and surrounding areas. In her spare time Amanda and Yogi can be found strolling on Muriwai or trail running in the Riverhead Forest.

Veterinary Nurse

Catherine comes from a varied working background where she worked for many years in the travel industry, IRD and lastly as a criminal case manager at Auckland District Court before deciding to further her study and train to be a Vet Nurse. She is the proud fur-mother to 3 male cats and is a firm believer in animal welfare and their right to have access to the best of care. She enjoys cross stitch, travelling to new places, baking, and watching documentaries, mostly about serial killers and world disasters. Coffee is her God.

Veterinary Nurse

Michelle has been working in the vet industry since 1999. She took a break from clinical work for a few years to teach Pet First Aid courses and Dog Safety in schools but now has returned to nursing part time. Outside of work she has a special interest in Reiki healing for animals and has many pets at home, including one of the strange non-furry tail-less variety, otherwise known as Charlotte, her daughter.

Veterinary Nurse

Tia has always had a passion for animals and has worked in a variety of animal related fields until she found her interest in the veterinary world. She completed her first year in the Veterinary Nursing Diploma in 2022 and is looking forward to completing the course in 2023. She enjoys looking after hospital patients and strives to give pets the best care and attention they need while in the veterinary clinic. She also enjoys surgery and assisting the veterinarian. Outside of the clinic, Tia loves relaxing at home with her family, cuddles with her cat Sylvester, horse riding, and travel with her friends.

Kennel Hand

Jonathan has recently joined the team as a kennel assistant. He is looking at studying veterinary nursing next year and has a long-term goal of becoming a veterinary surgeon. Jonathan enjoys all aspects of being involved in the clinic but has a particular interest in surgical cases. In his spare time you will find Jonathan out enjoying his motorbike.