Because we work with pets on a daily basis, we understand they’re more than animal companions – they’re valued family members. As vets we do much more than treat sick pets. We take a three-pronged approach to pet care that addresses nutrition and exercise, proactive illness prevention, and treatment of injury and disease.

We strive to educate owners about the specific requirements of their pet. If you’re pet is sick or injured, we are sensitive to the stress this can put you under, and will discuss your situation and options with you so you can make an informed decision that is right for you.

This section of our website covers helpful info about common household pets, different pet services we provide, our pet hospital, frequently asked questions and interesting cases we have seen.


Browse our list of services below and click for more information.
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Keeping your pets up to date with their vaccination schedule is essential to keeping them happy and healthy.

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Health Checks

Bring in your pets to see us for their annual general health check up to catch any issues as early as possible.

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Animal A+E

We treat pets involved in road incidents, who have an acute illness, or have ingested harmful poisons.


Dental Services

To prevent disease and decay, schedule an appointment to have your pet’s teeth and gums checked on a regular basis.


Imaging and Radiology

Our vets have both rigid and flexible digital radiology, ultrasonography and endoscopy equipment at their disposal.

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Feline Hyperthyroidism

We are the only clinic in a provincial North Island city to offer Radioiodine Therapy for the treatment of hyperthyroidism.

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Pet De-sexing

New Plymouth Vet Group staff are able to carry out de-sexing treatments for male and female cats and dogs.

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Essential to linking the pet and owner, micro-chipping can be done during a consultation or in conjunction with a spaying or neutering.



We perform in-house diagnostic services to identify and treat various illnesses that can affect pets large and small.



Our highly skilled team of vets perform a whole host of surgical procedures for pets including cruciate ligament repairs in dogs.

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Dog Wash

Bring your dog in and wash him in our secure, self service, 24/7 dog washing facility today – the K9000 Dog wash station.

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We have years of experience examining and testing pets to correctly diagnose cancers and suggest a suitable course of action.

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Nutritional Advice

We call on our deep well of knowledge and experience to provide you with sound nutritional advice for your pet.

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Avian Medicine

Our avian vet is well versed in examining, testing and diagnosing all birds and the need for aviation medication.

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Itchy Dog

If you suspect your dog is itching more than usual, contact us for some friendly advice or to book a consultation.

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Parasite Control

A year-round parasite control program for your pets is essential, so speak to our vet team about putting yours in place, today.


Wildlife Triage (Native Bird)

Here at NP Vet Group we offer a voluntary triage service to help preserve our native and protected bird population.

Book an Appointment

We work to an appointment-based schedule to ensure our patients receive the attention they need. Click the button below to book an appointment or submit non-urgent questions. For emergencies, you can reach us 24/7 on 06 758 4006.


I always have a great experience when I visit Vet Group. The whole team are very friendly and helpful and would drop anything for your fur baby if need be. Keep up the great work I know my fur babies are safe in your hands.

Leanne Marshall

We really trust the team at NP Vet Group to take care of our fur babies. They are exceptionally friendly and helpful and genuinely care about the well-being of our pets. They are very patient with paranoid owners as well!! Reasonable pricing and a fantastic service. We always recommend them to friends and family.

Kendyll Heyrick

I always have a great experience when I visit New Plymouth Vet Group. The whole team are very friendly and helpful no matter what time of the day. Whenever something has gone wrong I have been able to get my cat’s in depending on the issue. Thank you for the wonderful care you give.

Stephanie Baker

Thank you Rob & your wonderful team for all you have done for my fur babies, Sally, Connie & Amy, your love & compassion is amazing… & for their Mum.
You provide an awesome welcoming, relaxed & friendly environment with flexibility to be available &/or provide services way beyond business hours as is required. I can’t thank you enough… see you soon with Winnie.

Robyn Sanders

I can only say great things about Robert and his team. They have treated my pets as their own. And have the best service in the whole of Taranaki. We love them.

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