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Ceres Veterinary Hospital
502 Vos Street

P.O. Box 153

023 312 3021

023 316 1885

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Meet the team at Ceres Veterinary Hospital:

Dr. Frank Freeman BVSc

105Dr. Freeman founded Ceres Veterinary Hospital 53 years ago. He is one of the most experienced equine reproductive vets in the world. Dr. Freeman founded the Boland Stud, a very successful Thouroughbred Stud in the Western Cape. His special interests are equine reproduction, toxicology and pathology. For personalised, practical advice on management and farming methods as well as parasite control programs give Dr. Freeman a call.


Dr. Nel-Mari Wium BVSc, FEI2*

superwomanDr. Wium has a special talent for compiling practical management and vaccination programs for local cattle and  sheep farmers. She also performs almost all types of surgery on dogs and cats, including cruciate ligament repairs. Dr. Wium's interests include equine, production animal and wildlife work. She is a regular veterinarian at endurance rides and breeds Arabian horses.  Dr Wium is married with twins and lives in the Witzenberg valley.


Dr. Hannelu De Villiers BSVc (Hons)

256Dr. De Villiers completed her honours in Equine ophthalmology, surgery, reproduction and anaesthesiology. She has a special interest in small animal and equine medicine and equine reproduction and has had excellent results with artificial insemination techniques in horses. She is well known in the "Saddler" circles, being a former provincial rider and runs Boland Stud with her husband Eugene and their 2 children.

Dr. Kobus Scheepers BVSc

We would like to welcome Dr. Scheepers as the latest partner at the practice. He is a great all rounder, but especially enjoys production animal work and herd health.  He also has a special interest in exotic animals.

Dr. Johani Pieterse BVSc

260The friendly Dr. Pieterse is excellent with small animal medical cases. She also does a lot of wildlife work. She is well known in endurance circles, having ridden competitively at a number of endurance rides including the legendary Fauresmith 200km.



Dewald Persens, Annalize Nieuwenhuis, Anthia Visagie, Lorindi van Wyk and Luzanè Albertyn are our efficient and friendly reception staff. They are continually doing courses to improve their knowledge regarding different animal foods,  tick and flea control, behavioural aspects, etc. 

 Kennel Staff

Believe Chachumbwa, Jean Farmer and Elgard Jacobs are our kennelstaff, catering to your pets every need.









Consulting Hours

Monday - Friday
08:30 - 10:00
15:00 - 17:00

09:00 - 11:30

Public holidays/Emergencies
By phone appointment

Please phone for an appointment if you cannot make consulting hours