Karla Villela Saez

Customer Care Coordinator

Karla is originally from Chile & has lived in New Zealand for 3 years. She has been a Veterinary Receptionist in Chile & is keen to study Veterinary Nursing in the future.

Karla is our Customer Care Coordinator and her role involves lots of admin tasks, but also ensures our reception area is well looked after as well as our clients and patients waiting to be seen. Karla has loads of advice for owners of reptiles and is our in clinic reptile expert! If you have any questions around your reptiles set up or diet etc. then she is the one to ask!

She lives at home with her 3 pets - 2 cats Richard & Rhaegar and her bearded dragon Reina

Emergency Out of Hours Clinic

At the Vets is a member of the Christchurch After Hours Veterinary Clinic.
You are welcome to use the After Hours clinic if there is an emergency with your pet at any time that At the Vets is closed. After Hours will forward us your pet’s treatment history so we can continue their care.

The After Hours Veterinary Clinic telephone number is

03 366 1052

The After Hours clinic is located at 146 Antigua Street, Christchurch.
(on the Disraeli Street corner)

Our opening times

Monday to Friday 8.00am – 7.00pm
Saturday 9.00am – 3.00pm
Sundays and Public Holidays Closed