Dechra is a global veterinary pharmaceuticals company who is committed to helping you care for animals. By working closely with veterinary practices across New Zealand, we ensure you have access to highly effective products, exclusively for veterinarians, that have a proven track record and the very highest level of support materials and education.
Our key areas of expertise span endocrinology, dermatology, cardiology, antibiotics, equine medicine, anaesthetics and analgesics. Some of our major products include Vetoryl®, Felimazole®, Cardisure®, Equipalazone®, Canaural®, Cyclospray®, Propan B, Altreno, Sulpha-T, Isaderm® and Malaseb® Shampoo.
We’re passionate about animals.

Meet our team

Nick Gorman

B.Appl.Sci (Agr), PGDipBusAdmin(Mktg)
Sales & Logistics​
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Nick has over 15 years of experience in the area of animal pharmaceuticals in New Zealand, previously holding a senior management role with Intervet Schering Plough (now MSD). Nick is well positioned to understand the needs of veterinarians and their practices. He realises that listening to the customer is an important aspect of providing solutions to animal health needs at a clinical level.

Dr Peter Blaikie

BVSC MRCVS, PGDipBusAdmin(Fin)
Marketing & Technical Services
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Peter has worked in a variety of roles within the veterinary profession starting out as a mixed animal practitioner as well as time spent locuming in the United Kingdom. He has spent the last 15 years in the veterinary pharmaceutical industry in marketing, regulatory and management roles. Peter is also the current President of the New Zealand Veterinary Association.

Anita Press

Veterinary Account Manager
Lower North Island
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Anita has a wealth of experience in the animal health industry having held previous roles with large animal health companies. Anita covers the lower North Island territory for Dechra.

Alex Orchard

Veterinary Account Manager
South Island
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Alex is well known in the South Island having previously worked for large animal health companies. Alex has recently returned to the veterinary industry and covers the South Island for Dechra.

Dale Thompson

Veterinary Account Manager
Central North Island
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Dale started her career as a qualified Veterinary Nurse before moving into a role at a veterinary wholesaler, she now covers the upper North Island for Dechra NZ providing training and support to veterinary clinic staff.

Kimberley Miller

Veterinary Account Manager
Auckland, Upper North Island
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Kim joined the Dechra team in the upper North Island in 2016. She has been in the industry for over 25 years, beginning her career in veterinary nursing. Kim now enjoys being on the other side, bringing pharmaceutical products and education to veterinary practices.

Nadia Dixon

Veterinary Account Manager
Waikato and Bay of Plenty
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Nadia has previously worked in the human side for large pharmaceutical companies. She has recently moved to the veterinary industry and covers the Waikato and BOP region.

Jo Hart

Marketing Communications
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Jo has spent 15 years Marketing within small business and large Corporate IT organisations and Real Estate both in the UK and New Zealand. She has managed the launch of multi-million dollar marketing campaigns throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa. She is very passionate about animals and breeds English Springer Spaniels. Jo is very excited to be joining the Dechra team and will be looking after our Marketing and Events.

Chantel Morton

Warehouse Manager
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Chantel has worked in the animal industry for 9 years starting as a clinic attendant with the Wellington S.P.C.A. She also managed a combined vet clinic and pet store for many years, helping in all aspects of the business and has had a dog grooming hobby for 20 years. She looks after all aspects of our distribution warehouse including inwards and outwards goods and also manages our office.