We love our work and look forward to meeting all our patients each and every day. 


Our team are dedicated professionals who adore animals. Learn a bit about us below. Want to chat to a member of the team?

We love our work and look forward to meeting all our patients each and every day. 


Our team are dedicated professionals who adore animals. Learn a bit about us below. Want to chat to a member of the team?

About

We love our work and look forward to meeting all our patients each and every day. Our clinic offers 24 hour emergency services when required. Furthermore, we our Whenuapai based cattery and clinic is available to ensure your cats are well looked after when you need to get away.

 

VETERINARIAN – CHRIS LAURENSON (BVSC)

Dr Chris is the principal veterinarian and owner of Normanby Road Vet Clinic.

With more than 30 years of experience, Chris is will care for and treat all your furry and feathered friends.

Chris has worked from Southland to Scotland, treating everything from farm animals to racehorses, domestic pets and exotic animals. The first clinic he owned was Vets at Jansens in 1992. Chris later took a year off to build his current practice, which opened in 2006.

Chris was involved in the Companion Animal Society, a branch of the NZ Veterinary Association, and is now involved as an executive member of the Auckland Veterinary Society.

 

VETERINARIAN – DR KAVITHA VEERASAMY – KNOWN TO MOST AS KV (BVMCH)

KV originally hails from South Africa and soon after started working for Dr  Chris at The Vets at Jansens Mt Eden Clinic ,which later became Pet Doctors@Animates where she practiced for almost 15 years and  the past couple years more recently with Vetcare@Animates Grey Lynn. She enjoys seeing a diverse range of species and patients as well as various aspects of Veterinary work . 

 

HEAD VETERINARY NURSE  / CATTERY Manager  – MADI PETERSON

Madi has been at our clinic & cattery for the last year , very kind hearted & compassionate person, Although new to the industry Madi always goes above and beoynd for every single animal and client we see. She loves working with every breed & has knowledge with exotic animals . Outside of work she enjoys horse riding casually and spending time with friends and family.  

 

VETERINARY RECEPTIONIST - Gracie Powell

Introducing Gracie Powell , She has recently joined our team this year , see you at the reception desk at Normanby Road Vet Clinic!"

 

VETERINARY NURSE – ZYRA GRIFFITHS DVN

Zyra graduated with a Diploma in Veterinary Nursing from UCOL in 2019. Although relatively new to the veterinary industry, she brings passion and care to the animals of this clinic. Zyra is a cat lover and an avid reader and tv show watcher in her spare time.

 

STUDENT VETERINARY NURSE  –  Nikkita Kayser 

Student VN and Love working with a range of exotic animals.

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For dedicated veterinary services, get in touch with Normanby Road Vet Clinic today.