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Steve De Grey BSc, BVSc

Senior Practicing Veterinarian

School of Veterinary Science

I graduated in 1990 with a BVSc and initially worked in mixed practices (rural), and since 2014 working in the School of Veterinary Science with the Massey Vet Clinic companion animal service.

I am also a senior member of the Massey University Veterinary Emergency Response Team and have training/experience in large and small animal rescue/disaster support.


Contact details

  • Ph: 85119
    Location: 1.42, School of Veterinary Science
    Campus: Turitea


  • Bachelor of Science - Massey University (1988)
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science - Massey University (1990)

Certifications and Registrations

  • Licence, VCNZ, Veterinary Council of New Zealand

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Animal rescue and disaster support: factors affecting human resilience.

Research Outputs


Wilson, IJ., Burchell, RK., Worth, AJ., Burton, SE., Gedye, KR., Clark, KJ., . . . Gal, A. (2018). Kinetics of Plasma Cell-Free DNA and Creatine Kinase in a Canine Model of Tissue Injury. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 32(1), 157-164
[Journal article]Authored by: De Grey, S., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Odom, T., Tomlin, S., Worth, A.
Munday, JS., Dunowska, M., & De Grey, S. (2009). Detection of two different papillomaviruses within a feline cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma: Case report and review of the literature. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 57(4), 248-251
[Journal article]Authored by: De Grey, S., Dunowska, M., Munday, J.


De Grey, S., Squance, H., Riley, C., Thompson, KR., & MacArhtur, ML. (2021). Impacts of responding to emergency animal rescue and disaster incidents on the welbeing of veterinary professionals. In 2021 Conference Proceedings of the Equine Veterinarians Branch of the NZVA, and Equine Veterinary Nurses of the NZVNA(pp. 21 - 22). , Equine Veterinarians Branch of the NZVA, and Equine Veterinary Nurses of the NZVNA: New Zealand Veterinary Association
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: De Grey, S.
De Grey, S. (2019, December). Recusing the Responders - Post-Event Psychosocial Effects and Recovery of the Human Animals. Presented at National Alliance of State Animal and Agricultural Emergency Programs. Washington, USA.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: De Grey, S.

Teaching and Supervision

Teaching Statement

I am involved with the teaching the undergraduate students within the School of Veterinary Science.