What Do DrJess's Qualifications Mean?
BVSc - Bachelor of Veterinary Science
Massey University 2002
Dr Jess is a fully qualified Veterinarian with more than 17 years of experience in companion animal clinical practice. She has worked in the United Kingdom and New Zealand, as well as donating her time to charities in India, Greece, Portugal, Thailand, Panama, Mexico, Romania, Rarotonga and Gibraltar.
MANZCVS - Veterinary Behaviour
Australian & New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists 2014
Dr Jess is one of only 11 veterinarians in New Zealand with the Veterinary Behaviour qualification, having achieved membership in 2014 of the Australian & New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists. The award of Membership of the College is conferred upon a veterinarian who is eligible to sit and successfully passes an examination in a given Membership subject.
Dr Jess's passion for modern scientific evidence to treat animal behaviour and welfare concerns means that at all times she keeps up with continuing professional development. She is a member of Pet Professional Guild (PPG), and Association of Pet Dog Trainers NZ (APDTNZ).