Tel: 011 646 4210
Fax: 011 486 3151

252 Barry Hertzog Ave, Greenside

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Consulting Hours

Strictly by Appointment

Mondays - Fridays
07:15 -10:30
14:00 -18:45


08:15 - 12:45


Sundays & Public Holidays
(Surcharge applies)
07:00 - 19:00
Vet on call by appointment

076 790 7957


Business Hours

Mondays - Fridays
07:00 -19:00

08:00 - 13:00

Sundays & Public Holidays

After Hours Emergency


13h00 - 19h00

(by appointment)

Sunday and Public Holidays
07h00 - 19h00

(by appointment)

Emergency Number
076 790 7957

Welcome to the Greenside Animal Hospital website and online shopping portal!

Dogs on wall Greenside Animal Hospital Johannesburg

If you are looking for a vet for your small animals in the Greenside, Emmarentia, Parkview, Parkhurst, Westcliff or Forest Town area of Johannesburg, look no further. Greenside Animal Hospital is the veterinary practice for you. We are one of the first animal hospitals in Johannesburg to offer you the opportunity to buy your pet food online. Click on the shop button to visit our shop where you can buy you pet food and accessories online and have it delivered to your door.

We hope you will enjoy your visit to our website and also visit us soon at 32 Muirfield Road, Greenside. Feel free to bring any of your pets to us.  It is recommended that your pet has a once a year check-upIf we do not have the expertise in house to attend to any special species or breed of animal you may have, we will make sure we give you a referral to the best specialists in that particular area of animal care. 

To get a better idea of the services we offer at Greenside Animal Hospital please watch our practice video. We want you to get the most from your visit to us. 

Greenside Animal Hospital has moved to our temporary hospital  around the corner at no. 32 Muirfield Road. This is the building behind the current Greenside Animal Hospital to the left hand side, if you are facing the current building.

This year, 2016, Greenside Animal Hospital is 73 years old! This makes us one of the oldest private veterinary practices in South Africa. We are very proud of our tradition of excellent quality veterinary care. As our facility no longer met the requirements of 21st century veterinary care, it was incumbent on us to do a renovation. This renovation was actually planned for June 2002 and was delayed as a result of Dr. Viljoen’s motorvehicle accident.

After much deliberation and planning with our architects, it was decided that it would be better, and more cost effective, to demolish the structure completely rather than trying to maintain parts of the old infrastructure and building. In one sense we are sad to say goodbye to the old building because there were so many wonderful memories of “Sharing the Care” tied up in that old building. In another sense we are excited about the prospect of continuing to share the care into the future, in a facility which meets the needs of modern veterinary medicine and surgery.

We have created ample parking space in front of the temporary veterinary hospital at 32 Muirfield Rd and have created two separate doors, one as entrance and the other as exit, to make coming in and going out of the building as convenient as possible. The temporary hospital has two consulting rooms, which means that our capacity will already be doubled. We would like to assure you of the highest level of veterinary care during the time of the renovation.

At this point in time we anticipate that the building of the new facility will take approximately nine months to complete. We will stock all the same products, and render all the same services as we currently do, during the time of the renovation. For all intents and purposes it is veterinary care “as usual”, except that we will be providing it from a different address.

Please look at our plans for the new hospital and also visit us on Facebook. Should you have any questions or comments about the temporary or the new facility, please give us a call on 011-646-4210, or speak to us during a visit. 

During our renovation you can continue to shop online and have your premium pet food delivered to the comfort of your home or office.

Yours sincerely

Drs. Joubert Viljoen & Suzette Greubel and the Greenside Healthcare Team





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Tel 011 646 4210

Fax 011 486 3151

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Julia 083 367 6649

Temporary address

32 Muirfield Road




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