Companion Animal Veterinarian

Havelock North

Permanent Full Time


About Us:

Here at Petfirst Veterinary Havelock North we’re on a journey to change who we are and the experience of the animals and people we care for. We’re passionate about creating a different veterinary business that supports the growth of great people and embraces technology to deliver veterinary care in a new way. Our group of clinics are located across the best bits of New Zealand and are 100% kiwi owned. We believe in empowering pet parents to provide their pets with the best quality of life. Our mission is to create a community where pets flourish, and their pet parents find confidence in their ability to care for them. We are passionate in supporting our people to thrive, follow their passions, and find meaning in their everyday.



  • Competitive salary and benefits package – we work with remuneration experts to ensure our pay is competitive and in line with remuneration movements in the industry.
  • Generous relocation package (if you are relocating or immigrating).
  • Birthday Leave: Happy birthday! All permanent team members, celebrate their way with an extra day off on your birthday.
  • Connected Lives Programme: Our connected lives programme was developed, by our people, for our people and supports you to take care of all facets of your wellbeing – at work, home and beyond.
  • Opportunities to influence change and make a name for yourself.


The Position:

We appreciate that one of the special things in the world is the human animal bond. But of course, you know that – that’s why you’re in this job!

Are you ready to be part of something truly extraordinary? Petfirst, our new innovative brand, is searching for a passionate and experienced companion veterinarian to join our dynamic team.

At Petfirst, we’re not just providing veterinary care – we’re pioneering a new era of pet wellness, and we want you to be part of it.  If you’re someone who thrives in a collaborative team environment and is dedicated to delivering top-notch care to pets and pet parents, then this opportunity is calling your name.

Imagine yourself at the heart of our vibrant clinic, where technology meets compassionate care.  Here you will have access to a vast network spanning across New Zealand, empowering you to make a difference in the lives of pets and pet parents.

Join our team and:

  • Provide exceptional veterinary care, that prioritises the well-being and happiness of our fur friends.
  • Build lasting relationships with pet parents, guiding them through their pet’s health journey with expertise and empathy.
  • Collaborate with our talented team to set new standards in veterinary excellence.
  • Stay at the forefront of veterinary medicine through continuous learning and advancement.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive workplace culture where every team member can thrive and grow.


If you are ready to embark on an unforgettable journey with Petfirst and make a meaningful impact in the world of pet care, then seize this opportunity and join us today!


What Sets Us Apart:

  • A mission-driven organisation focussed on empowering pet parents.
  • A commitment to your professional growth and development.
  • A supportive team environment that values work-life balance.


How to Apply:

There's never been a better time to take the next step in your career! If you would like to see a full position description, please email for a copy.