> Stuart Badger
BVSc with distinction
Stuart Badger is a senior member of the companion animal team, having started working with Vet Services in Waipukurau in 1979 and moving to join the Hastings team in 1996.
Stuart’s areas of special expertise include a long devotion to orthopaedic surgery and these days he enjoys tackling some of the more challenging broken leg surgery cases from the other branches of Vet Services.
Since 2003 Stuart has pioneered advanced canine reproductive services including frozen semen artificial insemination, semen freezing and the import and export of frozen dog semen. Breeder clients from the lower half of the North Island make use of this service.
In his spare time Stuart’s recreational pursuits include photography, scuba diving, hunting and spear fishing.