Michelle joined the veterinary team in 2009 following her graduation from Massey University. She is a friendly, thorough, client-focused practitioner. She has proven to be a great asset to the team and has quickly become a firm favourite with many clients and their pets. Michelle recently completed her Masters of Veterinary Medicine and clinically has a particular interest in dermatology, internal medicine and canine behaviour. Outside of work, Michelle enjoys playing the piano, attempting pilates and exploring the beautiful local beaches with her husband Lucas, new daughter and golden retriever, Lily. Following her return from maternity leave, Michelle has taken on the role of clinical lead veterinarian.