Veterinary services

Provide veterinary services to clients to ensure healthy animals and the welfare of the people of South Africa.

Animal Health

Facilitate and provide animal disease control services in order to protect the animal population against highly infectious and economic diseases, through the implementation of the Animal Disease Act (Act 35 of 1984), Animal Health Act (Act 7 of 2002) and Primary Animal Health Programmes/Projects.

Export Control

Provide control measures including health certification, in order to facilitate the import and export of animals and animal products. Also, to implement risk assessment measures in order to assess the impact of various animal disease outbreaks and the risk of importing or exporting animals or animal products to/from other countries.

Veterinary Public Health

Co-ordinate and implement various food safety projects, including the implementation of the Meat Safety Act (Act 40 of 2000) and the prevention of zoonotic or food-borne diseases.

Veterinary Laboratory Services

Provide support services to the veterinary personnel, medical practitioners and farmers with regard to diagnostic services and epidemiological investigations of animal disease outbreaks. The laboratories at Bloemfontein and Kroonstad perform valuable services in this regard despite a current critical shortage of technical staff.

Contact Details

Animal Health – Xhariep

Dr MA du Toit
Town: Fauresmith
Cell no: 066 025 4136

Dr N van Hasselt
Town: Smithfield
Cell no: 0660253347

Animal Health – Mangaung Metro

Dr VM Murenga
Town: Bloemfontein
Cell no: 0660253951

Dr D Chitauro
Town: Thaba Nchu & Botshabelo
Cell no: 0660251955

Animal Health – Lejweleputswa

Dr PL Phandliwe
Town: Welkom
Cell no: N/A

Dr M de Beer
Town: Bultfontein
Cell no: 0660253577

Animal Health – Thabo Mofutsanyana

Dr T Lerotholi
Cell no: 0660253108

Dr P Froneman
Town: Warden
Cell no: 0660253166

Dr M Mundia
Town: Qwaqwa
Cell no: 0660254575

Animal Health – Fezile Dabi

Dr RI Matlala
Town: Sasolburg
Cell no: 0660252815

Dr A Westerink
Town: Heilbron
Cell no: 0660251840

Dr T Anthonissen
Town: Kroonstad
Cell no: 0660253194

Veterinary Public Health

Dr JM du Toit
Town: Bethlehem
Cell no: 0660253114

Kroonstad Provincial Veterinary Laboratory

Dr SRC Hwadaya
Town: Kroonstad
Cell no: 0660253557

Bloemfontein Provincial Veterinary Laboratory

Dr P Kitshoff
Town: Bloemfontein
Cell no: N/A

Dr F v/d Heever
Town: Bloemfontein
Cell no: 0660254601

Provincial Veterinary Services

Dr KJ Mojapelo
Provincial Director
Cell no: 0727111809

Dr MSK Mashishi
Deputy Director: Animal Health & Disease Control
Cell no: 0827883597

Dr J Barnard
Compulsory Community Service Coordinator
Cell no: 0660252229