Services & Facilities

At Blue Hills Veterinary Hospital we have up to date equipment and facilites to match – all is kept clean and in good working condition.

Keep your pets safe and healthy!

Whether its annual vaccinations, deworming or general pet care, we are always here to help! 365 days of the year. Tel: 011 318 2340 / Small Animal Emergencies: 076 410 1780 / Equine Emergencies: 082 573 9033

Cutting edge technology!

Does your pet suffer from osteoarthritis? Regenerative therapy in the form of Stem Cells may dramatically improve his/her mobility and Quality of life” Blue Hills Veterinary hospital – Cutting edge Stem Cell therapy Dr Tim Hepplestone recently attended a conference regarding the advancement of Stem Cell Therapy as a treatment for animals suffering from Osteoarthritis. His enthusiasm regarding this treatment spurred the acquisition of the required equipment. We are currently only the second practice in South Africa to offer Stem Cell Therapy.

This is another leading edge veterinary service being offered by Blue Hills Veterinary Hospital!

In conjunction with Equicare, Blue Hills Veterinary Hospital is delighted to offer clients the availability of our latest diagnostic imaging modality – Computerized Tomography (CT scan). CT is now available to Equine and Small Animal patients, and referral cases are welcome. Dr Angela Rogers is the attending Practitioner performing the imaging, with the patients under careful veterinary supervision, and the facility is on the premises of Equicare in Blue Hills. This is another leading edge veterinary service being offered by Blue Hills Veterinary Hospital, in the highest and best interests of optimal patient diagnoses, treatment, and care.

Weight Loss...

Ask one of our trained nurses to help your pet reach his ideal weight. With one on one attention they will cover what your pet should be eating and how much – it goes without saying that a little extra excersize goes a long way in reducing weight – it will benefit you and your pet!

Nestled in the scenic Blue Hills area, our primary focus is top quality pet care...

Blue Hills Veterinary Hospital was established in the 1980’s by the late Dr Rick Massey. We practice both small animal and equine veterinary medicine and surgery. Dr Rogers our equine veterinarian joined the practice in 1992 and Dr Tim Hepplestone who is a small animal veterinarian joined in 1998, both of whom now own the Practice. Our veterinary team includes Dr Lynne Hepplestone, Dr Carla Groenewald and Dr Lynsey Walters who are also small animal practitioners. All of our vets have special interests in various areas of veterinary medicine. We hope our website is informative and provides some insight into the daily care of your beloved pet. We would love to hear from you and welcome any suggestions regarding information that you would like to see on our site. Please note that our website is new so please visit regularly as we will be adding to it often.

What to do in an Emergency?

What to do in an Emergency?
In an emergency first call your vet – to make an appointment and receive further instructions. Explain the nature of the incident, give your name...

Stem Cell Therapy

Stem Cell Therapy
Does your pet suffer from osteoarthritis? Regenerative therapy in the form of Stem Cells may dramatically improve his/her mobility and Quality of life” Blue Hills...

FAQ about Vets

FAQ about Vets
1. WHAT QUALIFICATIONS DO VETERINARIANS NEED? Students who will be admitted to the degree programme will need 6 years to complete their Bachelor of Veterinary...

African Horse Sickness

African Horse Sickness
African Horse Sickness is a very real and sometimes frustrating challenge for all of us and our horses. As horse owners, it is our responsibility...

CT – Now available to you.

CT – Now available to you.
In conjunction with Equicare, Blue Hills Veterinary Hospital is delighted to offer clients the availability of our latest diagnostic imaging modality – Computerized Tomography (CT...

Rat Poison and your dog?

Rat Poison and your dog?
Rodenticides ( = commercial rat poison products, made to be very palatable) cause a Coagulopathy, an inability for blood to clot. Appropriate blood clotting is...

What is SPIROCERCOSIS ?

What is SPIROCERCOSIS ?
This disease is caused by a potentially lethal parasitic worm, spirocerca lupi, which is carried by dung beetles that ingest the spirocerca eggs present in...

West Nile Virus (WNV)

West Nile Virus (WNV)
A re-emerging insect-borne pathogen West Nile Virus is the most widespread and well travelled insect-borne virus in the world. It is a small Flavivirus with...

Current Veterinary vaccination recommendations

Current Veterinary vaccination recommendations
Here are the current veterinary recommendations, from SAVA, around cat and dog vaccinations (www.sava.co.za) **Blue Hills Vets highly recommend you discuss your specific pet (and...