Animal & Avian Hospital | Diere- en Voëlhospitaal

Your friendly, approachable vet in your Nelspruit community, offering you and your pet the highest level of care – since 1997!

Everything we do is aimed at helping you and your pet whenever you need us.

We offer special vets, nurses and support staff for your special pets.


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Please note - No walk-ins, strictly by appointment only

Cnr of Van Wijk and Giraffe Street , Mbombela, South Africa

+27 (0) 13 744 1836

Save our Emergency Number -
📞 +27 (0) 82 441 7084

Trading Hours

Monday - Friday: 08h00 - 06h00

Saturday: 08h00 - 12h00

Sunday/Public Holidays: 11h00 - 11h30

After hour rates apply outside these hours

Your Fur-baby

Having a furry companion is about friendship, companionship, loyalty and unconditional love. Its about putting another creature’s needs before your own and opening your heart.

It’s about communicating without words, but with a pat on the head, a scratch behind the ear, or a wag of the tail.

Nobody understands the special bond you share with your pet better than our team.

We know first hand the joys and the sorrows that come along with caring for a pet. That’s why we strive to provide such a high level of service to our clients and patients.

Online Shop

Order your dog, cat, horse, bird and exotic pets food and products online and save! Free delivery in Nelspruit.

Amazing Procedures

Read about some incredible and interesting surgeries that we have done in the past.

What our clients say

Read the testimonials submitted by all the happy clients of Van Wijk Street Vet.

What We Do

We offer a wide range of services. Our passion is your animal’s health. 

Whether you’re new to the Lowveld, recently welcomed a new four-legged member to your family or searching for an experienced veterinarian who will provide you and your loved one with the respect and compassion you both deserve, we invite you to our Van Wijk Street Veterinary Hospital.

Medical & Surgical Care

Spays, neuters, growth removals, wound repairs, endoscopies, colonoscopies, ultrasounds, dental surgeries & excotic animal surgery

full dental facilities

Dental X-rays, consultations, cleaning, extractions, root canal and care and prevention

Multiple exam rooms

3 exam rooms and a separate isolation ward

Complete pharmacy

Parasite control, shampoos, supplements, antibiotics

Food & retail products

Prescription, therapeutic diets, weight control diets and weight loss programs available


Reproductive problem analysis, behavioural consultations, dermatology consults, diagnostic lab analysis, boarding of dogs and cats

Pet Resources

Pitbull Survives Snare after 9 Days

This is the story of the remarkable Bullet, a 2-year-old pitbull that fought to the bone to escape from a snare. The snare caught onto Bullet’s right hind leg, trapping him in the bush without food or water. Bullet is no stranger to nine days away from home due to...

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Bladder stones in dogs

Radiograph taken, note the size of the bladder stone Bladder stones (uroliths or cystic calculi), are rock-like collections or formations of minerals that form in the urinary bladder, and are more common than kidney stones in dogs. They may occur as a few large stones...

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Milk fever in dogs

Milk fever in dogs

Milk fever (eclampsia/hypocalcemia) occurs when a dog is nursing and doesn't have enough calcium reserves for her system to keep up with the demand, which then results in her calcium levels falling dangerously low. It is usually seen 1-3 weeks after giving birth, but...

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Tattooing your pets

Tattooing your pets

Apply sunscreen, stay out of the sun... these are easy solutions to prevent sun damage in humans. But in pets it is not that easy, and preventing sun damage if you have a pet with no melanin pigment in their eyelids, is even more crucial. Pets with normal pigmented...

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Older (geriatric) dog healthcare

Older (geriatric) dog healthcare

Senior dogs have different care requirements than those of younger dogs. Taking care of their specific needs will ensure that your senior pooch stays healthy, happy, and with you for many years to come. At what age is my dog considered a senior dog or geriatric? It...

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