Alex Melrose

Dr Alex Melrose

Practice Principal

B.V.Sc., M.R.C.V.S.

Alex built VetCare in 2004 and is proud of the advances the clinic has made in animal health care, and all the people and pets helped since that time. Alex loves all things to do with the ocean from diving, surfing and fishing to sailing and most other sports including boxing and kickboxing. In the weekends Alex enjoys escaping the big city to surf the waves in the Coromandel with his 6 year old son Darius.

His abundance of knowledge and experience is extended out to the clinic all the way through to on air. You may see Alex starring on the morning show; The Cafe or hearing him on GeorgeFM, check out his Purina campaigns on our YouTube Channel too! It seems where ever you look Dr Alex is there for you. 

Alex's vast amount of compassion and empathy for animals forms him to be a dedicated vet helping your pet lives better, for longer. His passion for preventative health care and also having a great surgical skill set creates Alex to be an all round vet for your family to be able to depend on. 

Dr Alex Melrose - Vet

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