Our Staff Meet the People From Van Riebeeck Park Vet

Our veterinarians are members of the South African Veterinary Council (SAVC), the South African Veterinary Association (SAVA) and the SAVA Clinicians Group. The SAVC is a statutory body which maintains the standards and education of the profession.The SAVA is a professional association of veterinarians in South Africa which promotes the interests and activities of the veterinary profession and assists veterinarians to fulfill their role in the community. 

Veterinary staff For Medical And Surgical Needs

image

Dr Roger Palmer

Title: Veterinarian

Dr Roger Palmer qualified from the Onderstepoort Veterinary Faculty University of Pretoria in 1987. After 2 years military service he entered small animal private practice. Sarah, a scottie-cross maltese, is his 14 year dog and travels to work with him every day.
 
image

Dr Karen Paton

Title: Veterinarian
Dr Karen Paton qualified from the Onderstepoort Veterinary Faculty, University of Pretoria in 2007 and joined the practice in 2008. She is very active in sport and has two longhaired dachshunds named Ringo and Toby.
 
image

Sr Vivienne Bagnall

Title: Vet Nurse
Sr Vivienne Erwee is a veterinary nurse and a human nurse who qualified from Ondestepoort Veterinary Faculty in 1987. She joined the practice in 2011 and spends much of her free time with an animal welfare outreach team for the underprivileged.

 

 

 

Reception Our Front Desk Operators

image
image

Mystique van Zeuner

Title: Receptionist
 
 

 

Other staff Kennel and Practice Manager

image

Sharon Oakley

Title: Practice Manager
Sharon is the practice manager and has been with the practice for 13 years. She recently adopted Cheeky, a pekinese, that was taken in as a stray by the clinic.

 

image

John

Title: Kennel Staff
John has been with the clinic since 2001 as part of the hands-on kennel staff and has an incredible way with the animals.
image

Ally

Title: Kennel Staff