+64 3 318 8611
VetEnt Darfield
48 South Terrace, Darfield
Opening Hours
Mon & Thurs­: 8.00am 7.00pm
Tues, Wed & Fri: 8.00am 5.00pm
Sat: 9.00am ­ 12.00pm
Sun: Closed
24 Hour Emergency Service 

Darfield Vets: VetEnt Darfield

Innovative Vets in Darfield

Our highly skilled, experienced team of Darfield vets allows us to provide a wide range of services to both our farming and small animal clients. Our vets in Darfield also offer a referral service for specialist appointments to ensure your pets and animals are receiving the best care available. Assisting VetEnt's Darfield vets is a team of nurses, all filling a special niche whether it's as surgical nurse, Puppy Preschool tutor or nurse with radiographic expertise. The team of Darfield vets can answer your enquiries whether it is deciding which drench to use on young cattle or sourcing a walking harness for your rabbit. We are a fun, tight-knit team that works together to create a safe and comfortable environment for staff and patients whilst upholding the same company ethos.

Out on the farm, our large animal vets in Darfield are efficient, empathetic and flexible with a practical understanding of the dynamics of farming whether it be large-scale intensive farming or smaller lifestyle farming. The Darfield vets work with you to help you achieve the results you're continually striving for and they are happy to work together to form appropriate animal health programmes for each unique farming situation.

Our Darfield vets recognise that communication between staff and clients is an essential tool to ensure we are constantly doing our best by our clientele. We appreciate and understand that sometimes a veterinary visit can be a difficult, stressful and emotional time and aim to create a relaxed, comfortable environment where you and your pet can feel at ease.



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Farm services

Darfield has a wide range of large animal services. Our vets specialise in a number of areas and have a diverse range of expertise to provide the best service possible to you.  

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Pet Services

Our pet vets in Darfield are experts in listening, advising and supporting optimal animal healthcare for your pets. We believe that animal care is not just about building a great relationship with your local pet vet; animal care is about your understanding of your pet’s health.

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About VetEnt

Our nationwide vet NZ team share our people, ideas and knowledge between clinics to provide high-value services and impress our clients. Established in 1991, the VetEnt parent company now comprises a family of companies.

Farm services 

Areas of service and expertise with production animals include:

  • Ram soundness checks including testing for Brucella Ovis
  • Ram vasectomies
  • Tailored vaccination programmes designed to increase the productivity of your stock. 
  • Drench programmes
  • Disease outbreak investigations
  • Ultrasound pregnancy testing
  • Fertility & libido testing of bulls including a comprehensive report
  • Nitrate testing of green feed
  • Synchronisation & mating programmes including alternatives for non-cycling cows
  • Prevention & control programmes for Leptospirosis. We endorse the NZVA’s Leptosure programme and assist farmers in complying with the programme.
  • Hoof care and lameness management
  • Mastitis management and milk quality advisory services
  • Pain-free calf disbudding & castrations performed using general & local anaesthetics respectively
  • Complete animal health programmes
  • Routine & emergency medicine & surgey
  • TB testing & reading
  • Safe & pain-free develvetting by experienced Darfield vets or supervisory visits & certification for accredited farmers & those wishing to become accredited
  • Disease surveillance & control programmes including Johnes disease & Yersiniosis
  • Parasite control & mineral monitoring


Pet Services

Pet Veterinary Services at Darfield:

  • Consultations including skin, chest, renal, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal and neurological conditions
  • Trauma medicine and patient care
  • Vaccinations
  • Dental work including dental X-Ray
  • Sterilisations procedures – neutering and spaying
  • Reproductive services including AI and Oestrus advice
  • Orthopaedic & general surgery
  • Companion animal health checks
  • Diagnostic procedures with X-rays and ultrasound
  • On-site blood laboratory allows us to give quick response advice
  • Hospitalisation facilities
  • Diet planning and small animal food requirements
  • General pet accessory merchandising
  • Food product for companion animals and pet accessory merchandising is available in our large showroom area
  • Emergency 24-hour service available


5 Reasons To Choose VetEnt

Local Vets

VetEnt clinics are operated by locals in tune with your local conditions. Our vets tailor their approach to the needs of your animals, your environment and your budget.

Nationwide Support

The combined purchasing power of the VetEnt group and over 25 clinics brings you product availability even in times of short supply.


Pop into your nearby clinic for science based pet food. Get helpful advice on worming, flea treatment and vaccination to keep your pet or herd in optimal condition

People Power

Our nationwide team of friendly, professional vets share knowledge between clinics, to bring you the latest in locally ­tested veterinary science

Responsive Service

We're there when you need it. Have peace of mind knowing vet services are only a phone call away, with emergency vets available around the clock


Have always found the service excellent and the staff very helpful and caring. Would be hard to improve on.

Meet our Team

Meet the team


VetEnt Vets are not only great with animals; they’re great with people too! You’ll find our Vets with their sleeves rolled up, working alongside rural communities throughout New Zealand, listening, advising and supporting optimal animal health in both livestock and pets.

Make an Appointment

For emergencies or urgent appointments within the next 24 hours, please phone the clinic directly.

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VetEnt Darfield 
Ph +64 3 318 8611
Fax +64 3 318 8722
Clinic Coordinator: Sharon Foor
48 South Terrace, Darfield, 7510

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