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Dr Andrew Bootle BVSc Distinction

Andrew joined Veterinary Associates in 2005. After graduating with distinction from Massey University in 2001  he worked in the Upper North Island before spending time working in England.

In 2009 Andrew joined Mark as co-owner of veterinary Associates. Andrew is often our client’s first point of contact. Since owning the clinic Andrew has helped to develop a customer focused approach and has been instrumental in introducing Stem Cell Therapy as an alternative option for the treatment of many conditions. He has also been instrumental in upgrading our radiology suite to the latest digital systems. Andrew is certified to take Penn Hip x rays for evaluation of hip dysplasia in dogs. He is also responsible for aspects of the day to day running of the clinic and business.

He is an excellent diagnostician and clinician. His particular area of interest is general animal well being with interests in companion animal surgery, medicine, radiology and clinical pathology.

Andrew lives locally on a lifestyle block with his wife Tanya, who is also a vet, and their two young daughters. He looks after a few cattle and sheep at home. In his spare time he is an avid fisherman.




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Due to the current government announcement, as of December 3rd, our clinic will be following the Red COVID protection framework.

We ask that clients adhere to the following safety measures:

  • Please do not attend the clinic if you are unwell.
  • It is now a requirement that all clients entering our clinic are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (if eligible).
  • Please wear your face mask or present your face covering exemption card.
  • Please check-in via the QR codes around our clinic for contact tracing purposes.

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