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Tapanui Vet Clinic
Phone 03 209 0865

Monday to Friday: 8am – 5pm
Small Animal Clinic Days: Monday, Tuesday & Thursday (by appointment only)


After hours & emergency 03 209 0865

Our Tapanui clinic is closely associated with our Gore clinic and our veterinarians work between the two clinics. Tapanui offers similar services as Gore, with the main difference being that the large bulk of companion animal work is done in Gore.

    Veterinarians

    Fluer Barker
    Veterinarian

    Fleur Barker

    Fluer Barker
    03 209 0865
    Veterinarian

    Fleur Barker


    Fleur was raised on a sheep/beef farm in Stanley Brook in the Nelson district. After studying veterinary science at Massey, she moved south, beginning her career with Gore Vets in 1996.

    Fleur now works predominantly from the Tapanui VetSouth branch, where her main interests are with sheep, beef, dairy and deer. She has become a well-known member of the West Otago Community.

    Vet technicians

    Victoria Guile
    Veterinary Technician

    Victoria Guile

    Victoria Guile
    03 209 0101
    Veterinary Technician

    Victoria Guile


    A native of Geraldine, Victoria was educated at Otago Polytechnic (2014 National Certificate of Veterinary Nursing & 2017 Certificate in Rural Animal Technology). In her role as a Vet Tech, she has a special interest in Sheep and Beef. There is also a special interest in baking, hiking and learning guitar. The audience for guitar playing normally includes Hedi the cat and Dougal the dog.

    Support staff

    Sharon Arthur
    Clinic Coordinator

    Sharon Arthur

    Sharon Arthur
    03 209 0865
    Clinic Coordinator

    Sharon Arthur


    Sharon is based in our Tapanui Clinic. Sharon cites her work colleagues as what makes VetSouth a great company to work for. Home for Sharon is filled with her husband and two sons. As for relaxing and kicking back, Sharon has a case of wanderlust and loves travelling.