Dr Heather Remnant – BVSc, BSc

Owner / Veterinarian

Heather graduated from Massey in 1990, and after working for her first 2 years in mixed practice in Taranaki, headed for England. Her first job there was in rural practice in Cornwall, then on to London to manage a busy small animal practice, where she stayed for 5 years, until moving to Christchurch in 1999.

Heather has worked ‘At the Vets’ since January 2001.   Heather owns the practice, is proud to have designed the purpose-built hospital.  She enjoys the challenge of managing a growing team and building the practice to provide the highest possible standard of service and patient care.

She is a member of the New Zealand Veterinary Association, the New Zealand Companion Animal Society and the Veterinary Information Network.   She volunteers with Animal Evac, and was involved in their Australian bushfire response team.  She was a finalist in the 2018 Primary Industries Good Employer awards.

Heather is experienced in Rabbit medicine, surgery and dentistry.  She enjoys all types of surgery from soft tissue through to orthopaedics, and enjoys challenging medical and cardiology cases.

Her home is filled with the expected large number of pets, partner and son, and when not at the clinic they are likely to be at the park or beach with their dogs, or out boating.