He took over ownership of Hayfields Vet in February 2014. He qualified from Onderstepoort in 2007 and went on to practice in England for three years. There, as well as practising general companion animal medicine, he gained valuable experience in treating the ‘small furries’ such as rats, guinea pigs, rabbits and chinchillas. On his return he practised in the Natal Midlands prior to moving to Hayfields.
Dr Adank qualified from Onderstepoort in 2010 and there after practiced in Namibia for 8 years and joined Hayfields Vet in 2018. Adriaan is happy seeing all creatures great and small and has a special interest in surgery. We are sure that you will appreciate the high level of veterinary care that Dr Adank will provide your pets.
After qualifying from Onderstepoort in 2014,Dr Andrea Paul moved to Wartburg where she now lives with her husband. In addition to working part time at Hayfields Vet, Dr Paul also runs a small animal consulting room in Wartburg. She is a dedicated and compassionate vet who always puts her patient’s needs first.
Dr Hirzel qualified in 2006 and has worked in specialist practices in Johannesburg and Hilton. Dr Hirzel is a very compassionate vet and has a special interest in acupuncture.
Dr Mills is one of the founding owners of Hayfields Veterinary Hospital which was established in 1985. Over the years he has gathered a loyal following from all over Pietermaritzburg. Dr Mills is an extremely competent Veterinary Surgeon with many years of experience to draw from.
Leslie Shooter qualified in Canada. Leslie assists the vets in theater, maintains and monitors anesthetics. She is also the radiographer, hospital nurse and pharmacy manager. Leslie runs weight loss clinics and is available to answer general questions on behavior, diet, parasite control and general pet health.
Tracey is our office manager. She works mornings at reception and deals with our accounts and admin.
Kerry is our morning receptionist. She keeps all the food in stock. If your pet has a specific dietary requirement, she will be more than happy to order it for you.
Aimee is our afternoon receptionist. She makes sure that we have stock of the best beds, toys and treats for your pets. If you have any special requests she will try her best to source what you need.
Toni is our part time receptionist. Toni has a wealth of knowledge about pets and their veterinary needs. She is also very involved in canine agility. Tony runs Doggone-Clean grooming parlour from Hayfields Vet , for grooming inquiries please contact her directly on 0825520422.
Simone works at reception on Sundays and Public Holidays. She will always great you with a smile and goes the extra mile to make sure that your visit to the vet is a happy one.
Our ever-cheerful kennel hands Percival and Francina live on the property. They are responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the hospital and kennels, sterilising our surgical instruments and assisting in the basic nursing care of our patients.