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40 Kenny St, Waihi, Waihi

Opening Hours: Monday - Friday: 8.30am - 5.00pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed
Special Hours:Public Holiday Trading Hours
07 863 8684


Pet Doctors Waihi has been serving the Waihi area for more than 30+ years. We are a small and large animal practice in a small coastal town. Our team consists of 10 vets, vet nurses and client relations and our boss; the clinic cat SOS. He keeps one eye on us and we love him.

Pet Doctors Waihi serves the Bay of Plenty areas of Waihi, Katikati and Whangamata.

After-hours Emergency Care:

For after-hours emergencies, please call Pet Doctors Waihi on 07 863 8684.

Vet Services

We will always put your pets health and well-being first and are very fortunate to work alongside a bunch of the most dedicated vets, vet nurses and customer care people in the country.

The expertise, equipment and high level of staff training that is available ensures that this is the only place we want to work. We are proud of our pain-free policy that ensures that all pets go home post-operatively with long acting pain relief.

  • Full medical & surgical facilities
  • Experienced team
  • Consultations
  • Routine treatments
  • Emergency treatment
  • Routine Surgery
  • Dental facilities
  • Dietary advice
  • Weight Checks
  • Pet Supplies and food
  • House Calls X-ray
  • Machine Diagnostics
  • Lab Testing
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  • Dr Jan-Bert Pape
  • Dr Asse Bosch
  • Dr Carolyn Felkel
  • Dr Stephanie Fulton
  • Sandra G
  • Kerry
  • Hannah P
  • Patience
  • Debbie
  • Ashleigh
  • Gael
  • SOS
Dr Jan-Bert Pape

Dr Jan-Bert Pape

Clinical Leader/ Large Animal Head Vet - DVM - Waihi

Jan-Bert got his qualifications in the Netherlands and worked 11 years as a mixed veterinarian in rural Netherlands. He then moved with his family to New Zealand in 2004 and worked in Ngatea, Morrinsville, Paeroa and Matamata in mixed practices. Jan-Bert particularly enjoys working with the staff and has a special interest in birds.

Jan-Bert has an Arabian mare named Shaquila and 4 Shetland ponies named Socks & daughter Biscuit, Blackbird with daughter Frou-Frou who is very cheeky. He also has a Poodle named Sandy who has friendly, cuddly dog. Jan-Bert has a rainbow Lorikeet Stella who gets a cuddle every morning, and several rescue birds including Cockatiels, Butta quails, California quails, Eastern Rosella & 2 Diamond Doves.

Fun fact about Jan-Bert, he was born 3.5 meters below sea leve in Creil, Netherlands!

Dr Asse Bosch

Dr Asse Bosch

Senior Veterinarian - Waihi

Asse has been with Pet Doctors Waihi since 1997 back when it was a 3 vets & support 2 team practice. She was initially only involved with small and large animals but has now become more involved with household pets although she still deals with farm animals after hours.

Asse's job involves dealing with a multitude of problems and species. She says it's like trying to solve a puzzle in 15 minutes as efficient and effective as possible. Some puzzles are easy and require very few pieces but some turn out to be large complicated ones. She is very grateful for owners that let her do her job as it certainly makes it easier on their pets.

Asse is an animal lover at home too and has 7 cats, a dog and chickens.

Dr Carolyn Felkel

Dr Carolyn Felkel

Veterinarian - Waihi

Carolyn lived in Wanganui till she was 9-years-old before her family moved in Australia. She completed a veterinary degree at James Cook University there in March 2017 before starting her first job in Waihi. Carolyn likes working with a diverse array of large & small animals. She loves helping and supporting people and being there for them during their highs and lows of pet ownership. Carolyn's special interests include animal welfare and rehabilitation medicine.

In her spare time, Carolyn likes to spend time in the great outdoors, travel, read, knit and sing & play the flute.

Dr Stephanie Fulton

Dr Stephanie Fulton

Veterinarian BVSc - Waihi

Stephanie graduated from Massey Uni in 2011 before starting at Pet Doctors Waihi in 2012. She loves getting to see a wide variety of animals working as a mixed animal vet from cows to Alpacas to cats & dogs! She loves getting out and about and still getting her surgery fix.

Stephanie has 2 babies at home, her daughter Isla and a wire haired Jack Russel puppy named Beau who was too cute to resisit. She also has 2 ginger boys; Atticus and Gulliver who were both tiny feral kittens at work but now both prefer her husband to her.

She enjoys exploring the local area and spending time at the beach with her family and puppy.
Sandra G

Sandra G

Client Relations/ Team Leader - Waihi

  • New Zealand Certificate in Animal Care (Level 3) (Companion Animals)

Sandra has over 12 years experience in Administration, Banking and Farming industries. She has always had a passion for animals and helping people and their pets. Sandra hopes that in her role at Pet Doctors Waihi she can educate owners on animal nutrition and wellbeing.

Sandra comes from a local dairy farming family and has two small kids, who loves animals and has lots of fur babies. She loves spending time with her kids and going on adventures with them.



Senior Veterinary Nurse - Waihi

Before joining Pet Doctors Waihi she spent several years working at vets in Hamilton and Thames. Kerry loves the variance of the job and never knowing what can come through her door. She very much enjoys the surgery side of nursing.

Kerry has 4 pets; Maxine who is a 14-year-old Huntaway, Didi the crazy Border Collie/Labrador with Addisons disease, Baxter the spoilt Ragdoll cat who rules the house and Noogie, the goat.

Hannah P

Hannah P

Veterinary Technician - Waihi

  • Diploma for Rural Veterinary Technician with Distinction
  • New Zealand Certificate in Animal Technology (Veterinary Nursing Assistant)
Hannah grew up on a Dairy Farm at Opoutere where she found her passion for animals and the farming industry.
After graduating from Lincoln University in 2017 she worked in a mixed practice in the Waikato. Hannah joined our team at the start of 2019. In her spare time Hannah enjoys fishing, water sports, snow skiing and baking. Currently she doesn't have any animals of her own but enjoys going back to her parents' farm to spoil the family Maine Coon and train the family dog in dog agility.


Veterinary Nurse - Waihi



Client Relations/ Vet Nurse - Waihi

Debbie has been working with Pet Doctors Waihi for 14 years when the clinic was still Wahi Veterinary Services. She loves interacting with clients & helping with animals and caring for them with passion - grooming especially! She particularly enjoys caring for in-hospital patients.

Debbie has one dog named Carlee and is a self-confessed cat hoarder. You won't believe how many she has nor does her husband. She is involved with speedway and her husband races a saloon car. Debbie is afraid of fantails!



Client Relations/ Vet Nurse - Waihi

Ashleigh did her studies with Waihi Veterinary Services and then landed a full time position once qualified. She has been working here for over 7 years. She enjoys all the lovely creatures that come into work but also loves the customer interaction. She's always trying to make them smile.

Ashleigh has 3 children and is a fan of speedway and anything that involves loud and fast cars.

Ashleigh has a soft spot for birds and often takes home fledglings, raises them and releases them back into the wild



Client Relations - Waihi

Before joining Pet Doctors Waihi as a client relations, Gael raised her boys and worked part-time in retail. She loves the interaction with her clients and being from a small town, she knows just about everyone there by name.

Gael has a black Labrador named Tess and is scared of fantails



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