Dr Douglas Hathorn
BVSc

Doug qualified in 1990 from Onderstepoort, University of Pretoria. In 1992 he joined the Howick Veterinary Clinic as a mixed practice vet. For the last 15 years he has been a full time small animal vet.

Dr Simon Dommett
Veterinary Assistant. BVSc, BSc.

Qualified from Onderstepoort in 2014 and joined our team in January 2017.

Dr Daniella Steckler
Veterinary Assistant BVSc, MSc (Gyn), DAC

Recently Completed her PHD in Small Animal Reproduction.

Lindy-Lee McCann
Administrative Manager

Bookkeeper and Administration Manager
Since 2010

Sister Rika Nel
Veterinary Nurse

Since 1998 has been adding value with her efficiency and knowledge.

Sister Daniela Talbot
Veterinary Nurse

Sr Dani joined our team in 2020, adding her warm and caring passion for animals.

Sister Lauren de Freitas
Marketing Manager & Veterinary Nurse

Has been adding value since 2014 with her kindness and skills. Editors of Paws for Thought magazine and a member of Vet Nurse Association of South Africa.

Winnie Strydom
Receptionist

The original team member having started in 1983 and still privileged to be part of the team.

Linda Martin
Receptionist

Joined the clinic in 2004 and has over 30 years experience in the veterinary environment

Kelly Mackenzie
Receptionist

Started at the practice in 2008, her wealth of knowledge gained by many years of experience handling her own animals

Lorna Oliver
Administrative Assistant

Joined us in August 2016. Assists in the administrative running of the practice.

Sipho Mnikathi
Kennel Assistant

Sipho started in 2000 and Is a gentle, compassionate and expert animal handler.

S'Thembiso Dlamini
Kennel Assistant

Started in 2003 and continues to be a cheerful presence in the practice.

Thabile Dlamini
Cleaner
Annie
Practice Cat - VIP

Most of you have had the privilege of meeting her but if not Annie is our beautiful practice cat. Annie joined us in May 2015. Read her story below to find out how she came to be with us and how she has wormed her way into all of our hearts!
Click here for Annie’s story