Dear Greenside Animal Hospital Client
The Minister of Agriculture, Ms. Thoko Didiza, announced on Tuesday that veterinary services are considered to be essential and will continue operating during the upcoming lockdown period.
It will not be business as usual but Greenside Animal Hospital will stay open for pet food and veterinary healthcare product sales and essential veterinary services and care, as long as our staff stay healthy. Our grooming service will cease during the lockdown period. For more information on what services we will keep on rendering please click here.
Your pets’ health, your health and the health and well-being of our staff are paramount. If our staff contract the virus and have to be booked off, it could lead to a closure of the practice until our staff have recovered, which is something we would like to avoid at all cost.
In light of the above, we are will carry on adhering to hygiene and precautionary measures related to dealing with the virus, and amongst others we will:
For the procedure to make an appointment and bring your animal for a visit please click here.
You can still purchase pet food and veterinary healthcare products like tick and flea products (and much more) directly from the practice during the lockdown. If possible please phone in advance so we can get your order ready for you before you come in. Alternatively you can order via our website and have it delivered to your home. Click here to browse our website.
If you need any chronic medication to be dispensed, please phone us with this request in advance to allow us to prepare it for you and limit your waiting time in reception.
We will keep on “Sharing the Care” and we will do our best to act in a manner that reflects our sensitivity and recognition of the gravity of this pandemic both in terms of our patients, you, their owners, and our staff.
Drs Joubert Viljoen, Suzette Greubel and the Greenside Animal Hospital healthcare team