Harmeet Singh

BVSc (Massey)
PGCert. (Massey)

Harmeet graduated from Massey University in 2000. Since his graduation, he has worked in small animal practices in South and East Auckland including Franklin Vets, Pet Doctors and Auckland Veterinary Centre. Harmeet has worked closely with Blind Foundation in providing veterinary care for the working and breeding Guide Dogs from 2001 to 2017.

To further his knowledge, he has completed a post-graduate surgery course from the University of Sydney. Also, he did post-graduate veterinary science papers from Massey University and achieved a Post Graduate Certificate. He has developed proficiency in a wide range of surgical and medical skills.

Harmeet is passionate for preventative and wellness care of pets. In his spare time, he loves watching sports of all sorts, walking if not running, visiting new places, and spending time relaxing with family and friends.

Amy Burnett


Amy graduated from Massey University in 2010. She has worked with clinics in South and East Auckland including Pet Doctors and Vetcare group. Amy is proficient in all aspects of veterinary medicine with special interests in dentistry and opthamology. In her spare time, she likes gaming, reading, cross stitching and learning and experiencing all things Japanese.

Gaylene McKay

Practice Manager and Senior Receptionist

Gaylene has had the privilege of working in the veterinary clinics in South Auckland, for over twenty years. She has worked for, with and alongside a group of like-minded dedicated veterinarians, nurses and support staff over that time.

Over the last ten years, she has been overseeing the team and day to day running of the small animal practice.

Gaylene is passionate about customer care. She enjoys interacting with people and is always happy to help with any questions, queries or problems you may have. She enjoys the challenge of making things right.

Gaylene lives with her partner John and two sons besides a six-year-old ginger cat called Kitty. She enjoys reading, especially true stories and loves 80's music.

Hayley Bright DVN

Senior Veterinary Nurse

Hayley has been working in the veterinary industry for ten years since graduating from Wintec. She enjoys behaviour and running puppy preschool classes as well as the day to day task of Veterinary nursing.

Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family including a Jack Russell cross and three cats.

Tayla Pritchard

Veterinary Nurse

Tayla graduated from Vet Nurse Plus with a Diploma in Veterinary Nursing in 2018 and joined the Pet Vets Papatoetoe Family in October 2021, as one of our Senior Nurses. She loves all animals, however, has a particular passion for our furry felines, and all animal behaviours.

With her previous work experience as a Vet Nurse at the SPCA, she has become very knowledgeable about feline health, husbandry and behaviours, and is always happy to give advice.

Tayla enjoys spending time with her family, movies, video games, music, and snuggling with her very demanding only-fur-child, Lilly.

Keira Wallace

Veterinary Nurse

Keira graduated at the end of 2021 from Vet Nurse Plus receiving a Diploma in Veterinary Nursing. Shortly after graduating she joined the Pet Vets family and has been a fast eager learner. She enjoys all aspects of nursing and can adapt to help out whatever animals that come in, and the other nurses when needed!

Outside of work Keira enjoys playing video games, spending time with family including 2 cats, 1 dog and 3 turtles!

Samantha Holt

Veterinary Nurse

Samantha graduated at the end of 2021 from Vet Nurse Plus receiving a Diploma in Veterinary Nursing. She enjoys working and learning all aspects of nursing.

Samantha has a cat and one 6yr old son. When not at work she likes spending time with her partner and son, catching up with friends, and watching Netflix with her cat.