Heather grew up in Canterbury, always wanting to be a veterinarian. She graduated from Massey University with her Bachelor of Veterinary Science at the end of 2019 and joined the Taradale Vet Hospital team in 2023. Heather enjoys engaging with clients and helping to educate people about animal health and happiness. Within veterinary science her special interests include dentistry, diagnostics and soft tissue surgery. When she isn’t at work, Heather will usually be outside, swimming, cycling and/or running. She has represented New Zealand at a number of amateur triathlon national and world championship events and specialises in half ironman distance racing.