Our Company

Vetpak was established in 1994 to provide a range of high quality, cost effective products to the veterinary profession. Based in Te Awamutu, it has fulfilled the needs of the local veterinary practices and established a strong reputation for service and quality over the past 21 years. Within the last 15 years, Vetpak has expanded from its local Waikato base and now supplies its products to veterinary practices nationwide.

Following various changes in ownership which saw the company move from local to international hands, Vetpak was purchased by its’ current management back at the start of 2012 bringing Vetpak back into New Zealand hands. Bruce Jacobsen and Steve Atfield still continue that New Zealand ownership today.

In line with local management ownership, comes refreshed visions and values from the people who work in the business, owning the business.

It is the aim of the Vetpak team to support the veterinary profession with exclusive vet-only quality products and continue working with the profession to develop and source new products that meet their needs, Vetpak’s vision is to become the Vets "go to" company. The team are dedicated to the ideal of being flexible and responsive to the customer's needs, making Vetpak an enjoyable company to deal with.

The owners of the company are well placed to fulfil the vision of Vetpak by bringing over 60 years combined experience in agriculture and animal health to bear. Bruce has many years of practical experience in the dairy industry having been a farm owner, along with family ties through farm ownership and share milking. Steve has previously had roles within Veterinary Business Management, Technical Sales for a Veterinary Pharmaceutical Company along with number of years in Field and Management positions in the rural service industry.
Between them, along with their experienced Territory Managers there is the expertise to develop the company and its product range to the benefit of veterinarians and farmers.