Graduated from Glasgow Veterinary School in Scotland and worked in equine and small animal practice in the UK for 10 years before emigrating to New Zealand with her partner in 2009. She worked in both emergency clinics in Auckland and for Veterinary Hospital Group in the Parkhill branch for 6 years before a short career break having her daughter. Susan returned to work in emergency out of hours work and then rejoined the Veterinary Hospital Group as Northern Clinical Director in January 2023. You may come across her working in any of the northern branches.
Goran graduated in 1991 at Belgrade University (Serbia). After 2 years in a mixed practice, he immigrated to New Zealand in 1994 with the idea to stay here for 2-3 years and have a look around before returning home to Serbia, 25 years later he is still looking around with no intention to go back home! He spent 11 years with MPI in a regulatory environment, then 11 years as a large animal veterinarian before joining the Dairy Flat Veterinary Team in December 2018. Goran hopes to stay up here for a very long time providing veterinary services to all of your animals.
Kimberley graduated from Massey University in 2022. She has had a varied career so far, including spending time in the Navy as an Engineer. Kimberley splits her time between the Hobsonville and Dairy Flat clinics, caring for animals of all shapes and sizes. If you’re lucky you might see her dog Ritchie, an English springer spaniel, wandering around the clinic looking for pats!
Karyn is one of our longest standing members of staff, she is both nurse and office manager and terrifyingly efficient with it! Karyn's prowess at raising Ag day lambs and calves is legendary, and in what little free time is left she is usually found at horse events up and down the country supporting her daughter.
Lee grew up on a farm in Auckland where her love of animals was apparent from a young age. She grew up with a range of different animals to care for from dogs and cats to horses. After finishing school she went to study at Unitec where she completed a Diploma in Vet Nursing. Since starting with us in June 2016 she has moved to the area and is loving it. Outside of work she enjoys running, yoga, getting outdoors and cooking.
Caitlin graduated from unitec at the end of 2021 with a diploma in vet nursing. She has always been passionate about animals since a very young age. She lives locally with her cat Blair.
Gretchen graduated from Unitec in 2018 with a Diploma in Veterinary Nursing. After a career in the thoroughbred breeding industry, Gretchen decided to study vet nursing later in life. She has a special interest in medicine and is excited to continue to build her knowledge in the nursing care of all animals small and large. In her spare time, you will find Gretchen swimming, diving and reading. She has two cats called Edward and Bertie.