Nicole Brown Practice Principal Veterinary Surgeon Nicole Brown Practice Principal Veterinary Surgeon Nicole is our practice Principal & has been a hugely important part of Pet & Vet since she arrived in 2010. A graduate of the highly regarded Veterinary Faculty in Hanover, Germany, Nicole made NZ her home shortly after graduating. Nicole initially started as a large animal vet in the Bay of Plenty before specialising in small animal practice here in Auckland. Nicole has the unusual mix of LOVING her consulting as much as small animal surgery. Nicole’s veterinary interests include orthopaedics & ultrasound diagnostics & when time allows, she can be found riding & training her two horses, Ayla & Evo or spending time with her family at West coast beaches.