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Our mission


Helping to make the world a better place

Andrew Gore

Andrew Gore

Principle Vet & Director, Mixed Practice & Zoo Vet

BVSc, PGDipMgtSys

Andrew established Global Vets in 2010. With over 30 years experience in caring for animals production, companion and zoo Andrew has extensive knowledge of the industry.

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Alisdair

Alisdair

Mixed Practice Vet

BSc Zoology, BVSc

Alasdair is a Veterinary graduate from Massey University. Originally from South Africa where he studied BSc Zoology then spent over a decade working in IT both here and in the UK before fulfilling a life time passion of becoming a veterinarian. Alasdair was working in a mixed before joining our team in November 2020.   

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Abby

Abby

Vet Technologist (nursing & vet tech work)

BVetTech

Abby grew up on a dairy farm at Katikati where she found her passion for animals and the farming industry. After graduating from Massey University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Veterinary Technology she worked with a company to help with the eradication of Mycoplasma bovis. She joined us in late 2019 and is looking forward to meeting our clients and providing great healthcare to their animals.  

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George

George

Vet Technician

NZ Cert Animal Technology

Georgie is a 2017 Wintec rural animal Technician graduate who has an interest in production animals and helping clients achieve their goals. Georgie’s future plans are to go to Massey university to study veterinary science to become a veterinarian.

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Jono

Jono

HR & Strategic Manger

GVS is providing a great service and as a result it is growing. In 2019 Jono joined to help with this growth and the changes the team are undertaking to become a peek preforming organisation. Jono is an experienced employment consultant with a demonstrated history of working in the staffing and recruiting industry. Bringing skills from a diverse background of work and volunteer experience from fire fighting and mental health work to facility management and more. Jono enjoys working in GVS's close knit  team and being a part of an organisation wants to make a positive difference in the world.

Catherine

Catherine

Mixed Practice & Zoo Vet

BVSc

Catherine is a 2017 graduate of the University of Queensland School of Veterinary Science. She is a mixed practice vet and spends her time on farm, in clinic and caring for the animals at Hamilton Zoo. She loves all aspect of veterinary science, but particularly enjoys developing close relationships with her clients and their animals. She also has strong interests in surgery and wildlife conservation.

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Shrawan

Shrawan

Mixed Practice & Zoo Vet

BVSc, MSc, PhD, PgDipVCS

Shrawan is passionate about his profession qualifying as a veterinarian in 2001. He has more than a decade of clinical veterinary experience across large and companion animal practice. He is also a trained research scientist and has published several high quality research papers in reputed international scientific journals. In addition to his BVSc degree and experience, Shrawan has undertaken several postgraduate courses relevant to small and large animal practice. He also has worked with Sheep as an animal model of human disease in his PhD project at Otago University between 2007 and 2012. He has undertaken an MSc degree in Animal Science (in the area of Reproduction and Fertility) at Massey University between 2004 and 2006. As a part of his Postgraduate Diploma in Veterinary Clinical Science (PGDipVCSc), Shrawan has undertaken courses in Small Animal Oncology and Anesthesia at Massey University in 2013.

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Jo

Jo

Mixed Practice Vet (undergoing NZ registration)

Jo is a passionate and energetic veterinarian 2015 graduate from Justus Liebig University of Giessen, Germany. Returning to practical work after doing a doctorate degree and is passionate about developing a career as mixed practice vet in NZ with a strong interest in production animals. Jo has a profound expertise in molecular and cell biology research techniques, as well as experience in bioinformatics. 

Jo has authored three research articles of high scientific impact and presented research on national and international conferences. Before moving to NZ in 2019 Jo was a part of the university’s teaching staff and worked as a research associate and later as a postdoctoral researcher.

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Ruth

Ruth

Receptionist & Administrator

Ruth joined us in 2012 and has a solid knowledge of farming practices having worked in veterinary practices for a large part of her life and coming from a beef sheep and deer farming back ground in the South Island. Ruth has always had a strong passion for farming and large and small animals. She lives in Waerenga with her husband, Nelson her French bull dog as well 3 other great dogs, 2 cats and a retired show jumper on a dairy run off block.  

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Brittany

Brittany

Receptionist & Tech

Brittany is a very keen farmer living and working on a local farm, and has been doing some tech work on the side for a few years. She will be joining our team as a part time receptionist and casual tech bring her industry knowledge and passion for farming and animal health to our team.  

Janine

Janine

Mixed Practice & Zoo Vet

BVSc

Janine is from the vaal triangle in South Africa. Graduating from Onderstepoort University 2015. She was in the first group to undergo the CCS (Compulsory community service) programme and was stationed at Elsenburg performing veterinary public health and welfare work in Stellenbosch, Cape Town. Janine then worked as a small animal veterinarian before moving to the South Island NZ as a mixed practice vet. Janine’s passion for veterinary science started with endurance horse riding in school and her goal is to one day successfully complete Fauresmith (201 km over 3 days in the cold!). Janine has a keen interest in internal medicine and ultrasonography. Enjoying a puzzling case as much as being out on farm. 

“My ultimate joy is seeing a patient go home with a happy family - from a basic vaccination to a complicated disease. I love my occupation as I strive to help animals that cannot help themselves”.

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Tori

Tori

Mixed Practice & Zoo Vet

BVSc

Tori is a vet in his 4th year of veterinary practice and comes to us from a vet practice in South Taranaki.  Where he worked predominantly in the dairy sector but also has experience in the sheep/beef sector, with some lifestyle and exotic animal experience. He is a positive and charismatic person with a real passion for his profession with strong interest in herd nutrition, reproduction and surgery. While also enjoying working with in the growing lifestyle animals and exotic pet’s sector have particular experience with alpacas.

Kerwyn

Kerwyn

Vet Nurse & Large Animal Technician

NZ Cert Animal Technology

Accredited BCS Assessor

Kerwyn is an accredited BCS Assessor and a skilled and qualified Veterinary Nurse & Large Animal technician with a solid foundation of industry experience and a mature approach. Kerwyn loves what he does and enjoys the strong working relationships he has with clients.

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Kate

Kate

Vet Nurse

Kate qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 2012. She has always had a love for animals and a strong desire to care for and work with animals, and is passionate about what she does.

When Kate is not at GVS she works on her dairy farm with her husband 4 daughters, and a variety of pets and farm animals.

You may see Kate at the clinic helping with small animal surgeries and procedures, or out on the farms doing teat-sealing, and other jobs.

Kate enjoys spending time with our clients and meeting new people though work!

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Our values

Our business values — Your animals our passion

Production animals — Together improving your business 

Companion animals — Quality service compassionate care 

Testimonials

Can't speak highly enough of these guys, Catherine in particular - so caring and understanding of the pet owners as well as the animals.

Google review — Paul Watkins

Fantastic team at Global Vets. They are always happy to answer questions and offer advice. We see them for all our lifestyle block animals and pets and would definitely recommend them.

Facebook review — Karlena Best

Absolutely awesome caring team. Our big boy Pongo loves them.

Facebook review — Lara Heslop

 

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