Deborah returned to Hobsonville Vet Clinic in January 2010. She lives locally in West Harbour with her husband Stephen. She has a Curly Coated Retriever named Rata and two cats Tait and Piper. Deborah can be found at the gym by at 5am every morning before work. Your dog and cat can be assured of treats and calm, gentle handling so they love coming again and again.
Tyler graduated from The University of Adelaide, South Australia in 2019. Having travelled to New Zealand a fair few times in the past, the decision to shift over permanently was certainly not difficult. She has thoroughly enjoyed exploring every corner of NZ from north to south, but local experiences here in Auckland have been just as memorable. In her spare time she enjoys all things active from swimming, skiing, hiking and boxing; but a quiet night in with a new sewing project can be just as good.
George grew up in the UK and graduated from Nottingham University in 2017. After working in Cumbria for two years doing mixed practice and on the Isle of Wight for one year focusing on small animals, George moved over to Auckland in March 2021. In his spare time he enjoys experiencing all that this beautiful country has to offer, whether that’s hiking, skiing or being out on the water.
Catherine graduated from Massey University in 2020 and has since moved to the big smoke from the mighty Waikato. Naturally she loves all animals and one day aspires to assist with the Orangutan rehabilitation program in Borneo. Outside of work you will likely find her chilling with friends or family, eating and exploring her way through Auckland.
Michael Graduated from Massey University in 2021. After finishing his degree, in Palmerston North, he was keen to get back to Auckland where he grew up. In his spare time he enjoys playing sport such as Hockey and going sailing. He also enjoys traveling and going out with friends. Michael currently lives with two excitable Golden Retrievers and a Ragdoll.
Our esteemed Clinic manager has been nursing since 2014 after completing both the Diploma in Veterinary Nursing and a Certificate in Animal Management. Continuing education is very important and she is currently working towards the Bachelor of Veterinary Nursing. She shares her home with lovely husband, Andrew, 4 cats Batman, Tabatha, Rusty and Ace as well as 3 crazy dogs named Nitro, Louie and Yuan.
Jordan graduated from Unitec with a Diploma in Veterinary Nursing in 2017 but has been a part of our team here at Hobsonville since August 2016 carrying out work experience. He has a dog named Ollie, a Maltese terrier cross who takes up most of the bed and Leopald (Leo) the cat. Jordan is passionate, dedicated and shows special interests in medicine and intensive care of compromised patients.
After 15 years in the corporate marketing rat race, Raylene jumped at her chance to take on a more vocational path and joined our team at Hobsonville Veterinary Hospital. Already diploma qualified as a veterinary nurse, Raylene is continuing her education by working towards the Bachelor of Veterinary Nursing degree, with a special focus in companion animal behaviour. Home life is busy with husband Toby, 3 teenage girls, 2 dogs - Evie the westie, Vedder the miniature schnauzer cross; 5 cats - Nala, Zephyr, Pumpernickle, Sami and Mildred, and any number of foster cats & kittens too.
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.
Keri completed her Diploma in Veterinary Nursing via Otago Polytechnic in 2019. She lives locally with her partner, primary school aged son and 5 year old cat.
Gay has worked in Vet clinics for the last 11 years. Whilst she enjoys reception work her focus of interest is in canine behaviour and taking puppy socialising classes. She spends a lot of time looking after her Irish Terrier pup Tilly.