Dog/Cat Outpatients Clinic

Consulting hours / Night service

Final year veterinary students carry out consultations in this clinic under direct supervision of experienced clinicians. Consultations are by prior appointment, and may take longer than usual due to the training component.

Minor procedures (cat castrations, abscess drainage, superficial wound stitching etc) are carried out in the day-ward, and a completely separate isolation ward allows for the hospitalisation and intensive nursing of puppies with contagious Parvo virus (‘cat flu’/’katgriep’).

Limited dog and cat food is available for sale at reception from 08:00 – 15:30 weekdays.

Consultations are by appointment – please call us on 086 100 8387 and choose option 1

Weekdays: 09:00 – 11:00 and 14:00 – 18:45
Saturdays: 09:00 – 11:30

After-hours fees charged outside these hours

Veterinarians are available on our premises every day, with a duty veterinarian at the outpatient clinic throughout the night.

A veterinary sister is stationed in ICU throughout the night to care for and monitor critical dog and cat patients.

Several final year veterinary students are on the premises at night in order to monitor hospitalised patients and assist in ICU.

If deemed necessary by the duty veterinarian consulted telephonically, and with your consent, a veterinarian/veterinary team may be called in to treat/operate on your animal immediately.
  • Veterinary specialists are on call for emergencies at night, and can assist within 15 – 60 minutes depending on where they live. 
  • Travel and after-hours personnel costs will be charged, if veterinarian/s and/or other specialised support staff members are called in during the night to assist your animal. Such costs may total R3000 – R5000 and are additional to all other veterinary costs incurred.
Outpatient clinic staff
  Dr Joe Hanekom
  Dr Liesel van der Merwe
Veterinary Nursing staff:
  Sr Basetsana Maphalla Tel +27 12 529 8149
  Sr Cordelia Mathapo  
  Sr Natasja du Plessis  
Administrative assistant:
  Ms Ditebogo Monyeki  Tel +27 12 529 8574
Animal Caretakers:
  Mr Pule Moletsane
  Mr Themba Sono
  Mr Stephens Mashugu

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