Companion Animal Services

The Beachlands Veterinary Clinic is supported by our Papakura Veterinary Hospital which is fully equipped and offers diagnostic, medical and surgical facilities. Phil Macleod, our CA Director & Veterinarian heads the Beachlands & Papakura companion animal, client services & veterinary nursing team.

Farm, Lifestyle & Equine Services

Farm services are available 24/seven and Jason Fayers (LA Director & Veterinarian) leads a team of dairy, lifestyle and equine vets.

Farm Services

Our farm services are available 24/seven. Jason Fayers, Director & Veterinarian leads a team of dairy, lifestyle and equine vets.

Dr Laura Schwerdtferger

BVSc BSc
09 2986994 | lschwerdtferger@fvs.co.nz

In 2014, Laura graduated from Massey University with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science. Previous to this degree she completed a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Physiology and Zoology.  Her special interests within the veterinary industry include large animal internal medicine and surgery.

Outside of work some of Laura’s hobbies include snowboarding, travelling, playing guitar, fishing and going to music festivals overseas.

Goran Medic

Dr Goran Medic

BVSc
09 2986994 | gmedic@fvs.co.nz

Goran graduated from Belgrade University in 1991. After several years spent in large animal practice in Serbia, he immigrated to NZ with his family in 1994. After passing the NZ veterinary examination in 1996, he spend 11 years working in a regulatory environment for MPI.

Goran joined the Franklin Vets family in 2008 as a farm services veterinarian. He is based at Waiuku, and also provides veterinary services to our Pukekohe and Papakura farm and lifestyle clients.

In his spare time Goran likes spending time with his family and enjoys riding his distinctive light blue Vespa while discovering the beautiful NZ countryside. He relaxes by playing the piano accordion and training Aikido at the Ramarama Dojo.

Gaye Hall

Large Animal Client Services
09 2986994 | papakurafarm@fvs.co.nz

Gaye joined the team in 2002 after having run her own lifestyle block for many years.  She has also become well known for her expertise with poultry, with both staff and clients drawing on her experience and knowledge.

Gaye spends her spare time either planting native bush, baking for staff (which is really appreciated), or enjoying the company of her two grandchildren.

Companion Animal Services

This clinic is fully equipped, and open week days and Saturday mornings. We offer diagnostic, medical and surgical facilities and pet supplies. Phil McLeod, Director & Veterinarian heads the team of Companion Animal vets and support staff.

Sarah Tutt

Dr Sarah Tutt

BVSc
09 5380010 | stutt@fvs.co.nz

Sarah spent time working as a Vet in both Australia and the United Kingdom before finally settling back in New Zealand with her family. Sarah joined the Franklin Vets team in 2012 at the Beachlands clinic and has a passion for all areas of companion animal medicine.

She is also the proud parent of an energetic cat called Dusty, who was adopted as a stray from the Franklin Vets Papakura clinic.

Andrea Wong

Dr Andrea Wong

BVSc MANZCVS (Emergency & Critical Care)
09 5380010 | awong@fsv.co.nz

After graduating Andrea spent some of her practical years in the United Kingdom locuming before returning to New Zealand to care for companion animals in the Franklin area.

Andrea has held a passion to work within the companion animal healthcare sector from the early stages of her career and has since become a long standing, respected member of the Franklin Vets team.

Rachael Horton

Rachael Horton

Clinic Manager
09 5380010 | beachlands@fvs.co.nz

Rachael has worked with Franklin Vets since 2000.

42 Wakelin Road, Beachlands 2018

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