The Canterbury Equine Clinic is a 5 veterinarian 100% Equine surgical and medical referral center and ambulatory practice located in Christchurch. Providing services to race horses, sport horses and leisure horses.
We are looking for an enthusiastic Intern and also an Associate Veterinarian to join our team. An interest in Sports Medicine, Physiotherapy and other therapeutic modalities would be considered. There are long term employment opportunities for the appropriate candidate.
We have a fully equipped equine hospital on 3 hectares of land in Prebbleton, 15 minutes from the center of Christchurch.
We operate a primary racetrack and sport horse practice, complementing a large medical and surgical referral case load.
Our hospital comprises a fully equipped equine surgical suite and recovery room, where we routinely perform arthroscopy, fracture fixation, upper respiratory tract, colic and laser surgery.
We have a dedicated nuclear scintigraphy unit. Additional diagnostic equipment includes two Digital Radiography units, Mylab Gold Ultrasonography, a 3 meter Digital Video Gastroscope, and Dynamic Overground Endoscopy unit.
In-house laboratory with wet chemistry analyzer.
18 Loose boxes, 10 yards and 5 paddocks accommodate our patients during their admission.
The successful applicant will be involved in all aspects of the practice, with opportunities of professional development and work in areas of particular interest. We are looking for a positive, enthusiastic, self motivated veterinarian who enjoys working as part of a team.
Please only apply if you have a BVSc or DVM register-able in NZ. (i.e. a Veterinary Qualification from the U.K. North America, U.S.A. or Utrecht University).
The Canterbury Equine Clinic islocated on the Eastern coast of the South Island of New Zealand, on the outskirts of Christchurch city. We are a progressive, 100% equine facility providing the highest quality veterinary services. Our clinic has developed over the last 25 years and has earned a national and international reputation by continually providing outstanding care for our patients.
We hav...e a fully equipped equine hospital including a spacious stable area, yards and paddocks on three hectares of land. Although our clientele range from champion thoroughbred and standard-bred race horses to much loved pleasure horses and ponies, we provide equal enthusiasm and dedication to each individual case and pride ourselves in returning all of our patients to their full potential in health and performance.
We enjoy a large referral component with over 80 veterinarians throughout the South Island regularly forwarding cases. Our veterinarians make ambulatory calls, provide in-house lameness and medical diagnosis and offer full surgical capabilities, carrying out over 250 surgeries annually in our air conditioned surgical theater. Our surgical caseload varies widely and includes respiratory, abdominal (colic) and orthopedic - laser and arthroscopic surgery are regularly performed procedures. We are the only equine facility in the South Island to provide laser surgery and nuclear scintigraphy. Our in-house laboratory has been in operation for 25 years, recently upgrading out diagnostic wet chemistry.