CareVets Horsham Downs

CareVets Horsham Downs has a suite of medical, diagnostic and surgical facilities along with a range of pet food and supplies. With our separate cat and dog consultation rooms, we can help with a sore tooth, a mystery lump, an itchy paw and everything in between. We also offer puppy preschool to help teach your newest canine family member the basics and offer a safe environment for early socialisation.


1 North City Road, Unit B4, Rototuna Village, Hamilton 3281
Phone: (07) 855 5655
Or contact us here.

Opening Hours:

Monday8:00am – 5:30pm
Tuesday8:00am – 5:30pm
Wednesday8:00am – 5:30pm
Thursday8:00am – 5:30pm
Friday8:00am – 5:30pm
Public HolidaysCLOSED

If you require veterinary attention outside of our opening hours please contact your nearest After Hours Vet:
Waikato After Hours Veterinary Hospital: 07 839 5656

Our Team:

Dr Holly Richardson

Holly is our regular general practice Veterinarian at CareVets Horsham Downs and is always waiting to greet you and your pets with a smile. She has a diverse background in Veterinary medicine, graduating from the University of Nottingham in the UK in 2015, and has worked within equine, mixed, small animal general practice and emergency clinics. Holly endeavours to provide a relaxed and low stress visit for both you and your pet and endeavours to make recommendations with an evidence-based approach. Outside of CareVets, Holly spends most of her time chasing her two young children and their Bracco Italiano dog, Luna, around various locations in the Waikato.

Clinic Coordinator

Jo is our Clinic Coordinator and a Veterinary Nurse. Her life is filled with everything animals. She is a qualified Veterinary Nurse and has a degree in Animal Behaviour. Her family consists of 3 humans, 2 dogs, 2 cats and one beautiful horse. Jo’s passions include dog training (she runs puppy preschool classes at the clinic) and patient care. She’s all about advocating for her patients as they can’t speak for themselves but deserve the best treatment possible.

Senior Receptionist

Theresa has been a receptionist with CareVets since 2016. She has a background in Biological Sciences and completed her National Certificate in Veterinary Nursing at WINTEC in 2008. Theresa has worked in various animal industries including boarding kennels/catteries, breeding kennels, rescue shelters, racing stables, and dairy and research farms in the Waikato. She has a beautiful Rottweiler.