Avonhead Vets Clinic

Welcome to Avonhead Vets

Our veterinary clinic is a purpose-built, modern small animal practice situated in Avonhead, Christchurch. From dogs and cats, to rabbits and birds, at Avonhead Vets we treat all our patients with as much care and attention as if they are our own treasured pets.

Our Clinic


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Who we are

Our Team

Our staff are caring, compassionate and knowledgeable, focused on meeting the needs of all our pet owners. We are dedicated to providing client education, preventative care, and open and honest communication.

Meet the team

What we do

Our Services

We offer a wide range of every-day and specialist services for all pets. Our complete companion animal care services include wellness checks, dentistry, full laboratory diagnostics, orthopaedic and emergency surgeries, pet foods and supplies, and more.

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Latest News

Intestinal Worms

Intestinal worms is not a particularly pleasant topic to talk about but one that affects all of our companion cats and dogs. They are exactly what their name suggests - parasites that live inside the intestines. Common types seen ... Read more

Weighty Issues

Weight gain, leading to obesity, is an increasingly common problem we see in our companion cats and dogs. This can lead to further health risks such as arthritis, diabetes, heart disease and ultimately shortens the lifespan of ... Read more


Fireworks & your pets. As enjoyable as fireworks are to us they can be terrifying for animals both big and small. Firework phobia (mainly fear of the loud noises) can present itself in many forms of anxious and stressful ... Read more