Katie Gay - Veterinary Nurse

Hi everyone, I'm Katie and like all of us here, I have always had a passion for animals and their wellbeing.  I graduated with a National certificate in Veterinary Nursing from the Bay of Plenty Polytechnic in 2009 and worked for a year as aVet Nurse.  In 2011 I moved to Australie and used that as a base for a number of oversea's backpacking trips. 
 
In 2015 I decided to move back home to New Zealand and have been working at Bayfair and Papamoa Vets since June 2016.
 
Since working here I have adopted a puppy who was brought into the clinic as a stray.  I was meant to only foster her for the weekend but fell totally in love and couldn't part with her.  I also have a one-eyed cat that wasn't too happy about our new addition at the start, but I think she has forgiven me. 
 
As well as working at both clinics, I run our Puppy Preschool classes in the evening's.  This is one of my favourite parts of my job.  I get to spend time with puppies and am able to help guide people through the challenges that arise from raising a puppy.
 
I look forward to meeting you and your fur baby. 
 
 
 
 
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