Best wishes for 2018. Please take note of our availability in-hours as well as after-hours.
1. General administrative business hours are 08.00 - 16.30 weekdays
2. Outpatients Consulting hours (please phone for an appointment!)
Weekdays: 09.00 - 11.00 and 14.00 - 18.45
Saturdays: 09.00 - 11.30
After-hours fees charged outside these hours
3. Dog and cat (small animal) referral clinics - call 086 100 8387 and follow the prompts to make an appointment
4. Horses, cattle, sheep and goats - call 086 100 8387 and follow the prompts to make an appointment
5. Veterinarians are always on the premises between 08.00 and 20.00. During the night (20.00 - 08.00), until further notice, a registered veterinarian will be on call for emergencies but not on the premises. Non-emergencies can be admitted for observation and will receive veterinary treatment the following morning.
6. All hours telephone number 086 100 8387 - please listen carefully to the options and follow the prompts supplied in order to reach the correct destination.
The OVAH is the training hospital of the Faculty of Veterinary Science, and is situated on campus in the north of Pretoria, just a few kilometres from Rosslyn and the R101 - Lavender rd/ Route 566 junction The present hospital was custom-designed and built twenty years ago, and is a modern, light, bright facility with state-of-the-art equipment and highly skilled veterinary, para-veterinary and support personnel.
The hospital contains dedicated sections for companion animals, horses, production animals and small stock, and provides continuous in-house clinical training for final year veterinary and para-veterinary students. We accept patients on a first opinion and referral basis, and in so doing, assist animal owners and private veterinarians countrywide.