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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Contact Us Anytime,

7 days a Week

Contact Info

Emergency number 24/7 &
Telephone Consultations

Trading hours

Mon-Fri: 08h00 - 18h00

Saturday: 08h00 - 12h00

Sunday/Public Holidays: 11h00 - 11h30

After hour rates apply outside these hours

Consultation hours

Mon-Fri: 08h00 - 13h00

Mon-Fri: 15h00 -18h00

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



Listen to Dr Christo talk to Radio Laeveld: What is parvovirus? Canine parvovirus is a highly contagious disease that spreads easily from dog to dog by direct or indirect contact with their faeces. Dogs become infected through oral contact with canine parvovirus in...

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Hot Spots (Pyotraumatic Dermatitis)

Hot Spots (Pyotraumatic Dermatitis)

Pyotraumatic dermatitis commonly known as "Hot Spots" are bacterial infections of the skin associated with inflammation. It can be extremely uncomfortable for the animal. What are the main causes of "Hot Spots"? Commonly caused by Staphylococcus intermedius bacteria...

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Hairballs in Cats

Hairballs in Cats

There's nothing quite like the glorious feeling of stepping out of your warm bed onto a cold, squishy, slimy hairball! Perhaps we should feel flattered that our beloved feline companion has left a piece of herself as a special gift for us, but frankly, most of us...

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Kennel Cough

Kennel Cough

What is kennel cough? | How will I know if my dog has kennel cough? | What treatment will my dog need? | How can I prevent my dog from getting kennel cough? What is kennel cough? Infectious canine tracheobronchitis (kennel cough) is a highly contagious, infectious...

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What is FIV and FeLV? | How is FIV and FeLV spread? | How will I know if my cat has FIV or FeLV? | How do you treat a cat with FIV or FeLV? | How can I prevent my cat from contracting FIV or FeLV? | Can people become infected with FIV or FeLV? WHAT IS FIV AND FeLV?...

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What is euthanasia? | What should I do? | Why is there a need for euthanasia? | What happens when an animal is euthanased? | Things to be aware of as death occurs | How can I make the process less stressful? | What happens to your pet's body after the euthanasia...

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