margate vet hospital



Our Office

12 Wartski Drive, Margate


Call Us

039 312 2151

Why Choose Us

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20+ Years Experience

The Margate Veterinary Hospital opened its doors in 1980, and moved to the current premises in 1998, when additions and modifications to an existing house resulted in a brand-new, modern well-equipped pet care facility for the Margate community.


After Hour Care

After hours animal care is supplied by a vet on standby and Sunday Morning consult hour for emergencies.


Open 6 Days a Week

Daily consultations on weekdays and Saturday mornings take care of sick pets, annual health checks and vaccinations. On most weekdays operations are done to repair injuries, sterilize or treat sick animals.


Expert Team

Under the management of Dr Leon Brüggemann, this clinic is efficiently run by a team consisting of veterinary surgeons, veterinary nurse, receptionists, kennel-orderly and cleaning staff.

Vet Shop


To offer a complete animal health care service we also have a Vetshop where we sell specialized pet food, tick & flea control and accessories like treats, toys, collars, harnesses and leads.

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Award Winning

This practice has received numerous awards over the years, one being “finalist for the most cat-friendly South African vet practice”.

Meet the Team

Dr. Leon Bruggemann

Senior Partner & Veterinary Surgeon

About Dr Leon Bruggemann

Dr. Kirsten van Stryp

Veterinary Surgeon

About Dr Kirsten van Stryp

Sister Michelle Bower

Veterinary Nurse


Nisha Moodley

Reception | Mornings

Nisha Moodley

Sylvia Hoek

Reception | Mornings

Sylvia Hoek

Denice Pontuti

Reception | Afternoons

Denice Pontuti

Philip Schaffler

Reception | Locum


Judy Russell


Judy Russell

Veronica Mpofana

Kennel Staff

Veronica Mpofana

Brenda Mkhize


Brenda Mkhize