Services & Facilities

Blue Hills Veterinary Hospital prides itself on sophisticated diagnostic, imaging, laboratory equipment, all of which is intended to facilitate the highest level of pet care offered to our clients. It is regarded as essential that we not only keep up to date with rapidly-developing medical information, but the vets enthusiastically participate in ongoing Continuing Professional Development.

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 agricultural holdings just north of the original Blue Hills Farm, our primary focus is the offering of excellent veterinary service.

Founded by the late Dr Rick Massey in 1985, Blue Hills Veterinary Hospital is a successfully combined Equine and Small Animal Practice, and is co-owned by Dr Angela Rogers and Dr Tim Hepplestone. Dr Angela joined BHVH on graduating in 1989, and by DR Tim in 1995. This stable partnership has been together for decades, and the business has grown exponentially under their steady leadership. Dr Angela leads the Equine business, while DR Tim manages his team of Small Animal veterinarians, including Dr Lynne Hepplestone, Dr Lynsey Bamber, Dr Carla Groenewald and Dr Morag Evans. The Practice strength lies in shared knowledge between the vets, and cultivating their fields of interest.

Understanding vaccinations in horses

Understanding vaccinations in horses
What to know about vaccination, AHS, Equine Influenza, Tetanus and other vaccinations

Understanding the older horse

Understanding the older horse
Special care and nutrition, The ageing process, Dental Care…

Understanding DJD in horses

Understanding DJD in horses
How is osteoarthritis/DJD treated in horses?

Understanding Dental Care in horses.

Understanding Dental Care in horses.
The importance of maintaining the health of your horses mouth.

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...

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...

Veterinary vaccination recommendations

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...

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...