Vet referrals , Whakapā mai

The Veterinary Teaching Hospital’s referral service gives vets around New Zealand access to specialist procedures and second opinions.

Photo of a vet student holding a kitten wrapped in a towel

Referral services

Only vets can refer animals to us for specialist care.

If Massey Vets is your regular Vet, please make an appointment by calling the Companion Animal Hospital.

Vets, fill in a referral form

Companion Animal Clinic referral form

Equine referral form

Equine CT scan referral form

Cardiology Case Referral Form (external service provider)

Dermatology Veterinary Referral Form (external service provider)

Continuity of care service

If you're a local vet who would like us to care for your patient overnight, please complete the Request for continuity of patient care form.

All cases will have a consultation with the veterinarian on duty prior to hospital admission. We will also discuss costs with the client during this consultation.

Areas of expertise

Companion animal services

Our specialists, backed by a team of professional staff, provide diagnostics and care for dogs, cats, birds, reptiles and other pets.

  • surgery, including oncology

Support services:

  • anaesthesia
  • radiology

Services we contract in to the clinic:

  • dentistry, from extractions to root canals, orthodontics and more
  • dermatology
  • cardiology

Equine services

Elective and emergency surgery for horses including:

  • arthroscopy
  • colic surgery
  • airway surgery, including laser surgery.

Investigation and treatment of:

  • lameness
  • poor performance
  • weight loss
  • respiratory disease
  • colic.

Other specialist treatment, including:

  • neurology
  • ophthalmology
  • neonatology
  • cardiology
  • theriogenology

Advanced imaging including:

  • digital radiography
  • ultrasonography
  • videoendoscopy and gastroscopy
  • dynamic endoscopy
  • computed tomography (CT)

Meet the team


Our specialists are a dedicated team of experts.

Professor Andrew Worth

Professor Andrew Worth

BVSc PGDipVCS MANZCVSc FACVSc Registered Specialist
Professor of Small Animal Surgery

Lee Beever

Senior Lecturer in Small Animal Surgery

Kat Crosse

Senior Lecturer in Small Animal Surgery


Our service coordinators provide nursing support at Massey Vets.

Divina Gleeson-Sargent

Veterinary Nurse - Service Coordinator Internal Medicine

Rachel Montgomery

Service Coordinator - Surgery

Kari Scherger

Service Coordinator, Medicine