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.
After graduating from Massey University, Palmerston North in 2017 Claire joined the Veterinary Hospital Group and quickly settled into the team at the Hobsonville clinic. Having grown up on the Hibiscus Coast, Claire enjoys a coastal lifestyle and spending as much time outside with family and friends as possible. She is passionate about all areas of veterinary care with special interests in dermatology, senior wellness and medicine. In her spare time Claire enjoys yoga, hiking, netball and relaxing at home with her partner and two cats; Bubbles and Smudge.
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.
Danielle graduated from Massey University, Palmerston North. She started work as a vet for the Parkhill branch of the Veterinary Hospital Group before moving to Vancouver, Canada with her husband. In Vancouver, Danielle worked as a locum vet at multiple small animal clinics. Now back in Auckland, Danielle is kept busy with a young son, Burmese cat and Golden Retriever. Danielle is enjoying being back at work part-time and looks forward to getting to know you and your pets.
Nancy grew up in Auckland and graduated from Massey University in 2020. She is one of Veterinary Hospital Groups new grads and works at the Hobsonville and Massey branches. Nancy has a passion in surgery and wishes to specialise in the future as part of her career path. In her spare time she enjoys exploring all the wonderful food Auckland has to offer, as well as kept busy spending time with family, friends and her crazy Rottweiler X and Maltese duo.
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.
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.