Russell Tucker

Russell and his wife Joanne have owned the Kohimarama Veterinary Clinic since 1984.

Graduating from Massey University in 1976, Russell worked as a dairy cow veterinarian in the Waikato for four and a half years. He then went to practice in Cape Town, South Africa, where his interest in feline and canine medicine and surgery developed.

Returning to New Zealand he then bought Kohimarama Veterinary Clinic.

Russell has since furthered his knowledge in veterinary medicine by attending many continuing education courses.

He is a Member of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists and a Diplomate of the American Veterinary Dental College. As a Diplomate he is registered with the American Veterinary Medical Association and the American Board of Veterinary Specilaties, as a Veterinary Dentist.