Cath Rivron (BVSc (Hons), MRCVS)
Vet Behavioural Therapy
Mobile 027-434-6104 | Landline (03)-434-9945
vet@vetbt.co.nz

About Me

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Hello, my name is Cath Rivron.

I am a vet (BVSc) that sees behavioural cases in Oamaru, Timaru and Dunedin.

Welcome to Veterinary Behavioural Therapy.

I studied Veterinary Science at the University of Liverpool, UK, graduating in 2010. While completing my studies I was fortunate enough to spend time studying with Sarah Heath, a prominent Veterinary Behaviourist in the UK. Since then I have worked for 3 years in private general practice in NZ, furthering my interest in animal behaviour where I could. In early 2014 I left mixed practice to concentrate solely on pet behaviour problems and set up Veterinary Behavioural Therapy.

I am a member of the New Zealand Veterinary Association and Association of Pet Dog Trainers of New Zealand. I am the Oamaru coordinator for Canine Friends Pet Therapy so please contact me if you are interested in becoming a visitor with your dog.

I am originally from Cardiff, Wales and now live in Oamaru with my husband on our sheep and beef farm. We are the proud owners of a retired racing Greyhound – Willow – he has a blog “Willow’s Word … off the couch“. Willow is a Canine Friend (visitor) for Canine Friends Pet Therapy and an expert at “zoomies”. We also have a cat called Smee who can do “sit” and “paw”.

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Veterinary behaviour is an important and growing field of veterinary medicine so it is exciting to be able to offer this service in the South Island. I look forward to meeting you and your pets.

Please note: I have a particular passionate interest in the field of Veterinary Behavioural Medicine but I am NOT a registered Specialist. If you are looking for a Veterinary (Behavioural) Specialist please look here, VCNZ.

 

 

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