Park Veterinary Hospital opened its doors on 26 May 1986, and has been open every single day since then. The aim of the hospital is to provide an excellent holistic general practice service. The experience of the veterinarians is not only vast in years but the diversity of expertise is great. The hospital has 6 veterinarians who provide 10 hours of consultation throughout week days and are also open for consulting over weekends. After hour services for emergencies are provided for bona fide clients at the hospital by one of the dedicated veterinarians.


Dr Thomas Blunden (BSc (Stellenbosch), BVSc (Pretoria), 1981), MRVC
Special interest in exotic avian medicine, surgery and endoscopy.
Special interest in game capture and relocation.

Dr Gillian Roche
(BVSc (Pretoria), 1980), MRVC
Special interest in pain management and injury rehabilitation as well as soft tissue surgery.

Dr Athol Johnson (BVSc (Pretoria), 1988)
Special interest in joint surgery as well as birds of prey.

Dr Rian van Niekerk (BSc (Pretoria), BVSc (Pretoria), 1980)
Special interest in exotics, especially primates.

Dr Nicolle Gray (BSc (Pretoria), BVSc (Pretoria), 2009)
Special interest in Diagnostic imaging as well as game capture and relocation.

Dr Werner Koen (BSc (Pretoria), BVSc (Pretoria), 2012)
Special interest in exotics and surgery.