Our Team

IMG_8326Dr Andrew Comins

Andrew qualified at the University of Pretoria (Onderstepoort) in 1996 and started in private practice in Durban and Kempton Park before settling in Pretoria.  He ran the Monument Park Veterinary Practice (a subsidiary of the Pierre Van Ryneveld Veterinary Practice) for 11 years.  In 2009, he purchased the Moreleta Ridge Animal Clinic and has grown the clinic into a successful and caring ‘business’, where he thrives on general practice , with a special interest in surgery. At present he is Treasurer of the Pretoria Branch of the South African Veterinary Association

He is an avid outdoor person with a love of camping, wild life and Scouting with his 2 sons.  Cats and dogs are all part of the family.

Dr Patricia Reeve (Comins)IMG_8328

Patricia , who is married to Andrew, also graduated from the University of Pretoria (Onderstepoort) in 1998. She gained experience at practices in Boksburg and Pretoria, with a period of 10 years at Elardus Park Animal Clinic. With the steadily expanding client base at Moreleta Ridge Animal Clinic, Patricia joined Andrew in the practice in 2013. Her special interests are diagnostics and ultrasonography.

Much of Patricia’s ‘spare’ time is spent supporting their 2 sons in their activities, and she shares the passion for outdoor occasions.

Veterinary Nurse Kim Venter IMG_8336

Kim graduated from the University of Pretoria Veterinary Nurses Training Programme in 2013.

Marianne RetiefIMG_8315

Marianne, with 10 years experience in Veterinary Clinics is responsible for the Practice Reception and maintenance of stock in the Vet Store.

DinaIMG_8337

Dina has been part of the family since 2001 and maintains the cleanliness of the practice.

Frans

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Frans has a long history with the family.  He maintains our gardens and all paint work around the practice

 

 

 

 

 

Jock

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Last but certainly not least is Jock, the Golden Retriever.  He is the emergency blood donor for the clinic and, behind the scenes, has already saved a number of lives of the clinic’s patients.

Jock is an integral part of the ‘Puppy Classes” as mentor and enjoys socializing with the pups

List of patients saved since 2011: