ABOUT VETERINARY HOUSE UMGENI
At Veterinary House Umgeni we have a reputation for friendly professionalism, diversity of skills, and unwavering compassion and care for our patients and customers. We are proud to be a pet care destination of choice.
Dr Kate Wallace and Dr Margie Roach are the principle Veterinarians at the Clinic. Both qualified at Onderstepoort in Pretoria.
Dr Margie Roach BVSc (Hons) MSc
Margie first worked at a mixed practice in the Free State and later in Port Elizabeth. She joined the Westville Veterinary Hospital gaining extensive experience in companion animals over a period of eighteen years. She relocated to Hilton in 2009 to work for the Howick Veterinary Group and joined Veterinary House Umgeni in February 2012.
She has an interest in birds and exotic animals and volunteers her services at Free Me.
Dr Kate Wallace (BVSc)
Kate graduated from Onderstepoort in 2005 and worked in Cape Town before heading to the UK.
She came back to South Africa in 2009 and spent a year in Phalaborwa on a buffalo farm. She then worked in Johannesburg for 2 years before meeting her husband and moving to KZN in 2012.
She joined Veterinary House Hospital in 2017 and to the Umgeni branch at the beginning of 2019. She lives in Hilton with her husband Nolan, 1 year old daughter Evelyn, dogs Django and Daisy and cats Thomas and Trevor.
Sisters Kerry Frost and Aneesa Bhoola
Our caring Veterinary Nurses also qualified at Onderstepoort. Our nurses assist with x-rays, anaesthetics and medical procedures and are available to offer professional advice on pet care and nutrition. Aneesa is a qualified dietician and so can help with pet diets.
Rosh and Nicky
Our rock-star receptionists and front office enthusiasts. Having attended numerous accredited courses in pet nutrition, they are able to assist customers in selecting an appropriate feed or over the counter preventative medications.
Tom and Regina
Our kennel assistants are responsible for animal handling and general duties.