Great South Vets
Affordable Veterinary Care for Everyone
785 Great South Road, Papatoetoe,
Auckland. Phone:  (09) 278 4165
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Opening Hours: Monday to Friday
Office Hours: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Consultations: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed.
Closed Public Holidays
( no appointment necessary for Consultations )
We are located at 785 Great South Road, Papatoetoe,
on the border between Otahuhu and Papatoetoe,
between Grange Road and Laureston Avenue,
and across from Papatoetoe Intermediate School.
(GPS coordinates: -36.961490, 174.853780)
Great South Vets
Affordable Veterinary Care for Everyone
785 Great South Road, Papatoetoe,
Auckland. 2025 New Zealand.
ph:(09) 278 4165
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We remain open during all Alert Levels, with increasing restrictions as levels increase.

For critical thinkers, HERE is a link to a youtube video that discusses the human rights aspect of lockdowns.

Our opening hours are as always.
Mon - Fri: 8am to 8pm.
Sat: 9am to 5pm.
Sun: 10am to 4pm.
Pub Hols: Closed on both the proper, and observed days.
Thank you.

Great South Vets

Currently, we have only one consulting veterinarian.

Our other veterinarian is on leave and will not be back until Monday 27th May 2024.

Therefore, the waiting times could be long, sometimes up to many hours.
We will try to do our best to minimize waiting times.

Also, to further minimize waiting times, we will be doing Nurse vaccinations and other periodic injections.
As well as selling worm & flea products etc.

We apologise for the inconvenience.

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× Great South Vets will be closed on the following Public Holidays. ×

Friday 2nd April, Good Friday.

Monday 5th April, Easter Monday.

Sunday 25th April, Anzac Day. (Actual)

Monday 26th April, Anzac Day. (Observed)

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The governments restrictive border control policies has resulted in a chronic shortage of veterinarians in New Zealand. We normally have 12 veterinarians, but are now down to 3. As a consequence we have had periods when there are no veterinarians in attendance. This has forced us to review our opening hours. Instead of remaining open until 8 pm on weekdays, we will close at 5 pm, and stop booking consultations at 4:00 pm. And instead of opening on Saturday and Sunday, we will be closed on both days. We will also be taking a one hour lunch break between 12pm and 1pm, when there will be no veterinarians consulting.
Monday to Friday
Doors open 7.30 am. Doors close 5 pm.
Consultations: 8 am to 12 pm & 1 pm to 5pm.
There will be a lunch break between 12 pm & 1 pm where no vets will be consulting.
We will not book consultations after 4:00 pm.
Saturday & Sunday - Closed.
Public Holidays - Closed on both the actual and observed days.
To summarise. If you come with your pet, from Monday to Friday, between 7:30 am and 4:00 pm, a consultation will be booked for you. The Vets will start consulting at 8 am. They will take a lunch break between 12 pm and 1 pm, then resume consulting between 1 pm and 5 pm. Please Note, we will not book you for a consultation if you turn up after 4:00 pm. If you come in on a Saturday, Sunday, Public Holiday, or after 5 pm, you will find us closed.
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