About Us

Sarah A (vet Sarah) grew up in Africa but now firmly calls New Zealand home. She completed her training as a veterinarian in New Zealand and has since worked as a companion and production animal vet in Northland. She lives on a dairy farm with her Partner, Gerard and daughter, Demi.

As a vet Sarah discovered a passion for working with the unique personalities and individual needs of dogs. She enjoys being able to spend more time doing this at The Doggy Den. ​

Sarah Alexander

Sarah New is a born and bred Northland girl. She started her working life as a dairy farmer at the age of 17. Two kids a husband and eight years later Sarah N moved her family to the big smoke of Hikurangi and spent a few years working at the local vet clinic.

She has extensive knowledge of training dogs, from her own pack on the farm, to her ‘muttley’ crew of four she has at home now. Sarah could think of nothing better than spending her days finding creative ways to keep your fur babies entertained and engaged. ​

Sarah New

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