About Rash Vets

Referral Animal Skin Hospital (RASH) is a referral veterinary dermatology clinic that provides a high level of dermatological care, knowledge and on-going client support.

Dr Helen Orbell is one of three specialist dermatologists in New Zealand, who works alongside a team of highly skilled veterinary nurses from their clinic in Palmerston North. The team also has regular clinical days in Wellington, Ōtaki and Hawke's Bay.

RASH are experienced in managing a range of dermatological conditions from atopic dermatitis and chronic otitis to more complex autoimmune disease processes.

RASH are equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and hold close working relationships with a range of other specialists within the veterinary field, both within New Zealand and internationally, to ensure our patients receive the best most up-to-date care possible.

RASH are able to provide treatment to dogs, cats and horses, and have previously been requested to assist with work up and management of a selection of zoo animals.

Meet the RASH Vets team

We have a fantastic team, all highly trained and passionate about what they do.