Northcliff Veterinary Hospital

Estd. 1964


Dr Ortlepp


Dr Anton Ortlepp graduated from Onderstepoort in 1980 and started working at the Northcliff Veterinary Hospital in 1982. He completed his Honours degree in 1989, and in 2001, received a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration. With the extensive knowledge that he's gained over the years, and his special interest in veterinary dentistry, your pets are in very capable hands.


Bronwyn Barrow Bronwyn Barrow

Bronwyn and Gayling are our two full-time Receptionists. Always friendly and always welcoming, they can assist you with bookings and general enquiries. Both Bronwyn and Gayling receive regular training to enable them to recommend the most appropriate premium pet food for all your pets' various life-stages. 



Sr Shannon Norton


Sr Shannon Norton is our Registered Veterinary Nurse. She is there to make sure your pets are well looked after during their stay with us. Shannon completed her BSc Honours at the University of the Witwatersrand and then continued to complete her Diploma in Veterinary Nursing at Onderstepoort. She is more than happy to help you with any advice you need for your pets.


Dr Jenni Been

Dr Jenni Been, a 1982 Onderstepoort graduate, started her career at Windsor Animal Hospital and worked there until the end of 1989, when her first child was born. After working part-time at the Northcliff Veterinary Hospital and other Clinics in the area for many years, she began full-time work at Northcliff Veterinary Hospital in 2007. Her gentle, caring and compassionate nature helps to personally relate to each case, which ensures that your pets get the dedicated loving care that they deserve.



Clifford and Ernest


Kerren is our part-time receptionist. He works our weekend shifts, and is also able to assist with bookings and advice. He recently completed his BSc Electrical Engineering degree at Wits and started his Masters degree in 2015. He's been working at the practice since 2008 and has a great relationship with all our clients. 



Clifford and Ernest


Clifford and Ernest are our two loyal Kennel Assistants who look after and lovingly care for your pets while they stay with us at the Northcliff Veterinary Hospital.