Mark graduated from Massey University with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science in 1983. Fresh from his studies Mark started working at Auckland Vets. Since then Mark bought into the practice, initially as a partner then was sole owner for many years until the practice was passed over to the Veterinary Hospital Group. Mark lives in Mt Albert with his wife Janette. They have two adult children and two grandchildren. The four legged family members are Max the Maltese Terrier cross and Rocky the Jack Russell Terrier. Outside of work Mark has a passion for cycling, both road and mountain biking. At work Mark enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine and surgery.
Mariam joined the Auckland Vet Hospital team in 2021 after graduating from Massey University with a BVSc in 2020. She has a passion for all things small animal, and a particularly keen interest in Veterinary Dentistry. In her spare time, Mariam can be found exploring NZ's backyard, visiting one the many beautiful west coast beaches or nestled at home taking care of her numerous plants.
Mallory is the Practice Manager of our Auckland Clinic. She started with Veterinary Hospital Group in 2015 whilst studying her Certificate in Veterinary Nursing and has since worked at five of our other clinics. After a break from the industry and travelling, Mallory has returned to us as a born and bred ‘Westie’. She is currently completing her Bachelor of Science majoring in both Biological Sciences and Geography and has two fur babies at home, a Burmese cross called Kombi and a rescue cat called Kitkat.
Andrea started working at Auckland Vets in March 2004, she qualified for the Certificate in Veterinary Nursing in 2000. Andrea lives with husband Keith and their 3 boys, Marshall, Fletcher and Cameron. The rest of the immediate family include Rusty the independent Tortoiseshell cat. There have been a few foster pets over the years also which included kittens, dogs, a baby hedgehog and several ducklings.
Caroline completed the NZCAT (VNA) at Unitec and started working at Auckland Vets in February 2018 after being a client for 11 years. She is loving her second career so far. Caroline lives on the edge of the Waitakere Ranges and her favourite thing to do is beach walks with her daughter. She is passionate about educating pet owners, allowing them to make informed choices to improve the health, welfare and wellbeing of their animals.
Tanya has 3 years experience in the veterinary industry completing her diploma in 2020. She is passionately keen and cares for all creatures’ great and small. With 2 boys now teenagers at home and 5 cat’s, she is a wonderful addition to our Hobsonville family.
Briony is a Registered Veterinary Nurse, graduating with a Diploma in Veterinary Nursing in 2018, joining the Vet Hospital Group in 2020. Caring for animals has always been a passion of hers ever since she was a young girl, growing up in a household with never less than 2 dogs. Currently Briony has 3 dogs, Delta (White Swiss Shepherd), Millie (Border Collie) and Cooper (Papillion x Chihuahua) and enjoys going on long beach walks with her fur babies, as well as painting in her spare time.