• Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences

    Celebrating 50 years of Veterinary Education at Massey University

Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences

The Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences is a world leader in its field. We advance knowledge in animal health and welfare, biosecurity, conservation and sustainable productivity. We work with governments, other universities, international and national organisations and companies to improve animal and human health.


New Zealand's only veterinary degree, accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association, allows our graduates to work in many different countries. 



Our research underpins advances in New Zealand’s industry, public health, biosecurity and animal welfare. We work with leading universities and industries worldwide.

Fifty year anniversary

The Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences celebrated 50 years of veterinary education in 2013.


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Head of Institute Professor Paul Kenyon

Dean of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Professor Tim Parkinson

Associate Dean of BVSc Dr Jenny Weston

Associate Dean of Animal Sciences       
Dr Dave Thomas

Associate Dean BVetTech Mr Brett Smith

Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences
College of Sciences
Massey University
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Palmerston North


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