Clinic services

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A Best Accredited mixed-animal vet clinic serving Richmond, Nelson and Cable Bay, through to Murchison and west to the Motueka River Valley, and north to Takaka Hill.

Vetlife Richmond, formerly The Vet Centre Richmond, is a Best Accredited vet clinic that has proudly served Richmond and the surrounding area for over 30 years. Our dedicated team of veterinarians, vet nurses and support staff work hard to provide the highest standards of care to all our clients. Our purpose-built clinic is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, including portable diagnostic ultrasound, portable digital x-ray, endoscopy and AO Synthese Compression Bone plating. Our veterinary team stay abreast of the latest veterinary innovations through training and development, ensuring we continually offer the best in diagnostic, medical, advisory and surgical services.


An experienced mix-animal veterinary team ready to assist with all your animal health needs

We offer a full range of services for companion, production and lifestyle animals, from preventative care and dentistry for pets to animal health care plans for our dairy, sheep, beef and deer clients across Nelson’s Tasman area. We can assist production animal owners with teat sealing, disbudding, reproductive planning and more. Our highly skilled vets’ expertise comprises orthopaedic surgery, diagnostic ultrasound, and K-laser surgery. We also offer puppy training and behaviour problem solving in cats and dogs, and cater for referral consultations and advice on exporting pets to Australia. Alternative treatments in acupuncture are available too. We are conveniently located on the corner of King Street and the main road heading south out of Richmond, Gladstone Road.


Opening Hours

Monday – Friday: 8am – 5.30pm
9am – 4pm
Sunday: 10am – 2pm
Public Holidays: Hours may vary
Book online through our online portal