Our Nurses

Linda McCallumLINDA

Practice Manager

Originally our head Veterinary Nurse, Linda started at Pakuranga Vet Clinic in 2001 & is the longest standing staff member.  The animal enthusiast is now Practice Manager and is a big believer of doing things better and being involved in ongoing training and development . Her bubbly personality, infectious laugh and dedication to her job is appreciated by staff and clients alike.

Linda keeps busy out of work taking care of her two young daughters Zoe & Amber as well as hubby Sam, GJ the cat & her new Border Terrier pup Dexter.

 

KATHERINE Katherine Fraser

Veterinary Nurse Manager – Pakuranga & Whitford Clinic

Katherine is one of our long standing staff members, joining our team in 2005. She graduated from Unitec in 2002 with qualifications in Veterinary Nursing and Animal Care. She also has Massey University papers in Biology, Animal Genetics and Reproduction and Chemistry.

Katherine has a strong interest in animal nutrition and prophylactic health and is another long standing staff member.  Her primary role in the practice is to make everyone else’s job easier!

She lives with her husband Kyle and her ever growing furry family. Koby her giant rescue dog, Keira the mini English Bull terrier, Pluto the puppy, and Kimba the cat. Not to mention the 2 cattle, and Jeff the rooster with is harem of hens that run a muck.  If she isn’t doting on her furkids she can be found in the garden or on the couch engrossed in MotoGP or F1 racing.

 

ANGELA

Head Veterinary Nurse

Angela joined the team in September 2018 taking on the newly deveolped role of head nurse.

 

Since joining the team she has already adopted two stray kittens Doug and Larry

Outside of work she enjoys gardening, reading and hot-rodding in her Model A with her partner.

 

Gabby

Veterinary Nurse

Gabby joined our team in September 2019 after graduating Vet Nurse Plus in 2017.

Gabby enjoys nursing as loves her days being filled with furry friends and the variety that each day brings being a Vet nurse.

She volunteered in Thailand at a dog rescue in October 2018 for a few weeks, helping with desexing the cats and dogs in the jungle and caring for the many shelter dogs.

She has a fiesty cat named Ally and a turtle named Squirtal.

Outside of work she enjoys cooking, being around friends and going to the gym.

 

Dominique

Veterinary Nurse

Dom graduated in 2017 with diploma from vet nurse plus.

She became a vet nurse because she enjoys work being different every day,  likes seeing the interesting cases that can be solved as well as being able to help our furry friends.

She has a dog named Dalton ( he is in picture)

In her spare time she likes kayaking and to go on bush walks to water falls and cool exclusive beaches.

In the future she wants to do a few volunteer trips and look into working in Australia or the UK.

 

EMMA

Veterinary Nurse

Emma graduated with a Diploma from Vet Nurse Plus in 2017, and joined our team in June 2019.

She has always had a love for animals, but is particularly interested in the surgical nursing aspects of the job. She also enjoys hiking and adventure, and has great aspirations to travel in the future, hoping to further her work in years to come through caring for wildlife overseas.

She has a Tonkinese named Shana and a Rough Collie named Ava. Outside of work she likes to socialise with friends, go to the gym, and play a bit of badminton.

 

JADE

Veterinary Nurse

 

 

CLARE 0T0A4337

Veterinary Nurse- Pakuranga and Whitford Clinic

Clare joined the team in January 2014 after living in the UK for 13 years.  She qualified in England and worked at a clinic in Middlesex for 12 years before moving back to NZ.

Clare has come back after maternity leave to a part time role split between the two clinics.  She is enjoying expanding her knowledge of equine and other large animals as well as catching up with all our lovely clients.

When not at work, Clare is enjoying being a Mum and still manages to keep up her hobby of photography with her 2 beautiful children as her subjects! Clare is a keen tennis player and enjoys getting out and about in nature.  She lives with her partner Brad, her son Toby, daughter Alyssa and her two cats Ludo and Ling.

 

 

 

 

 

ANYA – Currently on maternity leaveAnya Kean

Veterinary Nurse

Anya started with us many years ago in the cattery & loved it so much she decided to study Vet Nursing! After graduating at the end of 2010 from her Diploma in Veterinary Nursing at Unitec & some overseas adventures, Anya joined us as a full time nurse.  Along side her nursing duties she runs the clinic’s Puppy Preschool.

She has a natural passion for animals and has a large menagerie of pets at her family home giving her a wealth of knowledge, including with exotics.  Anya is a fearless pet wrangler and can always be counted on for holding the most difficult patients.  Anya is an avid soccer player and lives with her wife Kristina, son Arden, their Miniature Schnauzer Sabre and Burmese cat Spenca.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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