Nurses

Sr. Jacqui Ruttiman

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Jacqui studied equine stud management and worked at a stable yard as instructor and manager for 6 years before studying vet nursing. Jacqui has been working at BVH since qualifying as a vet nurse in 2010. She suffers from OCDS – obsessive compulsive dachshund disorder and am completely nuts about anything dachshund. Jacqui is our Hospital Administrator.

Sr. Lenette Claassens

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Sr. Nadine De Kock

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Nadine has been passionate about animals all her life. She started her career working at Onderstepoort for Dr Steenkamp, a maxillofacial surgeon, and she has a total of 6 years’ experience. Nadine loves both surgery and medicine, and feels so fulfilled working at a practice like Bryanston that offers so much diversity.

Sr. Jade Little

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Jade qualified in 2013 and has a deep interest in surgery and the blood bank. Jade has a very big soft spot for Bulldogs. In her spare time she enjoys the gym and socializing with friends.

Sr. Roxanne Lundin

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Roxanne qualified in 2013 and has been with BVH since qualifying. She has a passion for surgery. Roxanne also runs our weight loss clinic and along with Jade also runs the blood bank. She has a love for all breeds of animals but in particular her favorite are Bullmastiffs.

Sr. Wendy Makhokha (Night Nurse)

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Sr. Tsika Mungadze (Night Nurse)

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Tsika completed his nursing qualification in 2006 as well as currently studying a Bcomm Marketing degree. He finds pat nutrition very interesting and enjoys advising pet owners on the importance of nutrition. He also enjoys traveling, reading and playing football.

Sr. Vincent Phokwane (Night Nurse)

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Sr. Luyanda Tebele

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Luyanda choose to study Vet nursing as she wanted to understand animal behavior and well as helping to improve their health and well-being. She also has a keen interest in birds.

Sr. Nina Van der Merwe

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I studied Equine science and Marketing management before qualifying as a veterinary nurse in 2014. My whole day is filled with animals every day. Horse riding is my passion, if I could I would spend all my time at the stables.

Sr. Cindy Viljoen

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Cindy qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2014, prior to this she completed many different qualifications and short courses, ranging from game ranging to piloting to photography. She found her love for veterinary nursing after her son was born and has really found a passion for it. Cindy loves helping animals that can’t speak for themselves and being a part of their recovery, she has a keen interest in surgery, ICU and physiotherapy.

Sr. Donald Choguya

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Sr. Nthabiseng Manaka

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Sr. Tintswalo Mashele

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Sr. Victor Sandleni

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Sr. Fridah Thabana

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