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Compassionate Care

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What We Offer

We provide a comprehensive range of services to cover your pet’s healthcare needs.
From wellness checks for healthy pets to medical care and surgery.


Veterinary consultations
• Routine wellness checks
• Vaccinations
• Preventative Healthcare
• Senior wellness checks
• Microchipping and registration
• Medical consultations

Nurse Consultations
Nail trims, anal glands, routine blood samples,
dental checks, worming/flea product application,
weight checks and more.

Euthanasia our comfort room has been designed
to create a more relaxed and peaceful space for
you to say goodbye to your precious family member,
with all the time you need to make your pets final
visit as calm and gentle as possible.

Surgery & Diagnostics

Our highly skilled team can perform a large range of procedures;

Surgery we are proficient in a range of surgical procedures.

De-Sexing of cats, dogs and rabbits.

Dentistry performed to a high standard including teeth cleaning with ultrasonic scaling and polishing, dental x-ray, and extractions of diseased or damaged teeth.

Digital X-Rays to assist in diagnosis of a range of orthopaedic and medical conditions

Laboratory including blood testing, urine analysis, cytology is performed inhouse.

If your pet is unwell or in pain, or if you have noticed anything unusual we can perform a full medical examination and establish a treatment plan to best manage your pet’s needs.

  • The Kowhai symbolises personal growth and moving on with a sense of adventure.

The Kowhai symbolises personal growth and moving on with a sense of adventure.

Our Vision & Philosophy

Book an Appointment

Kowhai Vet is Open and taking appointments

Call Us

(03) 337 5445

Kowhai Vet

Opawa, Christchurch

Mon - Fri, 8:00am - 6:30pm
Saturday, 9:00am - 12:00pm

Getting to the clinic

Our car park is best accessed off Hawford Road. Turn off Opawa Road onto Hawford Road and turn right into the carpark, our parking spaces are at the far end on your left.

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