Meet our team
Dr Eve Falconer
Veterinarian
  • BVSc

Eve Falconer is the Senior Vet at Pet Doctors Thorndon. She graduated from Massey University in 2001 with Bachelor of Veterinary Science with Distinction . She has worked for Pet Doctors since 2005, coming back part time after having her 2 sons. Being a huge animal lover all her life she has managed to accumulate quite the menagerie at home, she now has 1 dog ( Bruce - pictured ), a cat, 2 rabbits and 7 chooks.

Lucky for her, she has an understanding animal lover for a husband and a big section!

Dr Tracy Jones
Veterinarian
Dr Ellen Lavender
Veterinarian

Ellen graduated from Bristol University in the UK in 2013. Her first job was in a small animal vet clinic in the UK where she stayed for 4 years with her much loved team. After a time off from some travelling, which started the idea of moving to New Zealand, Ellen has been working as a locum vet for the past year. Her and her partner are moving over together and cannot wait to get exploring!

Virginia
Veterinary Nurse

Virginia is a passionate animal lover and has been working as a veterinary nurse in Wellington for the last four years, previously at the SPCA. She joined the Pet Doctors team in September after spending six months travelling around Europe. Gin enjoys working in the veterinary industry as it offers so much diversity and opportunity to indulge her interests in critical care and surgery.

Fiona
Veterinary Nurse
Anna
Veterinary Nurse

Anna has been working in the veterinary industry since 2016 and joined the Pet Doctors Thorndon team in September 2019. She has a Certificate in Veterinary Nursing (UCOL) and is due to finish her Diploma towards the end of 2019.

Anna is passionate about providing the highest quality patient care, and has a keen interest in anaesthesia, medical nursing and preventative care. She loves getting to know her clients and patients, so is very much looking forward to meeting you all.

Anna lives in the northern suburbs with her husband, a cat named Gary, and Preston the pug. In her spare time, she likes eating Parmesan cheese from the packet, travel, outdoor adventures, and naps.

Heather
Veterinary Nurse

After a career with horses, I graduated as a veterinary nurse in 2015 and have mainly worked in busy charity hospitals in the UK ever since. I enjoy being a veterinary nurse, and my main interests are in emergency nursing, surgery and anaesthesia. I have moved to New Zealand with my husband, and am keen to get out exploring! I sadly don't have any pets currently, but in my free time I enjoy horse riding, photography, and lots of tramping! 

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