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WHO WE ARE

CHB Vets Ltd

CHB Vets Ltd has been serving the animals of Central Hawkes Bay since 1998. Our mixed-animal practice is made up of talented veterinary professionals who are passionate about animals and who take care of each animal as if it were their own.

We offer a range of veterinary services as well as extensive emergency services should illness or accidents strike. With a caring team of vets and technical staff, you can relax knowing your pet is in the best of hands. Get in touch to book an appointment. 06 858 6555

OUR TEAM

The Staff Members

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KAREN PHILLIPS, BVSC, MVM, MANZCVS

Veterinarian

Karen graduated from Massey University in 1991 and has been working as a mixed practice veterinarian ever since. She started her career in Oamaru and, after a stint overseas, moved back to Hawkes Bay. Karen has continued her learning - gaining membership to the Aust/NZ College of Vet Scientists in Pharmacology & Animal Welfare through examination. She Completed a Masters in Veterinary Medicine in 2016.

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RACHEL KEITH

Veterinary Nurse

Rachel is a breath of fresh air in our clinic. With her happy, outgoing personality, she will look after you and your animals when you come in.

LARISSA SHANNON

Veterinary Receptionist

Larissa joined CHB Vets in 2022 as our veterinary receptionist. She comes from a background in farming and is the friendly face who greets you on the phone and when you come into the clinic.

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LEANNE HOLDING

Veterinary Assistant

Leanne has been our 'Saturday girl' since 2015 and is the helpful, friendly person you will see at the front desk.

KERRI POLCHIES

Assistant

Kerri has joined our team to give support on a Saturday morning. She also assists the vets and looks after our hospitalised patients in the weekends.

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