Deborah returned to Hobsonville Vet Clinic in January 2010. She lives locally in West Harbour with her husband Stephen, son Christopher and daughter Nicola. She has a Curly Coated Retriever named Fern and two cats Tait and Piper. Deborah can be found at the gym on opening at 5am every morning before work.
Claire graduated from Massey University, Palmerston North in 2017. Having grown up on the Hibiscus Coast she is looking forward to settling back in Auckland. In her spare time you’ll find her at the beach, hanging out with friends or relaxing with a good book
Jess joined Veterinary Hospital Group in 2020. She recently moved up to Auckland with her border collie named Thor. In her spare time she likes to go for walks and try out new cafes with her fiancé Corran.
Our esteemed Clinic manager has been nursing since 2014 after completing both the Diploma in Veterinary Nursing and a Certificate in Animal Management. Continuing eduction is very important and she is currently working towards the Bachelor of Veterinary Nursing. She shares her home with lovely husband, Andrew, 2 cats Batman and Tabatha as well as a crazy Shih Tzu named Nitro.
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.
Shay has joined the Hobsonville team in 2020 after training and working part time at our Massey Heights clinic since 2017. She loves to give all dogs cuddles and will make your pet feel very welcome in clinic. Cats wont be left out as she loves all furry creatures great and small, ensuring they get plenty of love and attention!