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Blue Cross Veterinary Hospital

Your Pet. Your Vet. Our Passion.

Founded in 1924, we are the most established practice in the country.

We are situated in the beautiful suburb of Newlands in Cape Town, Western Cape.

We offer a wide range of veterinary services at our hospital for both large and small animals. This includes, but is not limited to medicine, surgery, dentistry, micro-chipping, and physical rehabilitation services for your pet. Our emphasis is on preventative medicine, however we are staffed and adequately equipped to provide your pets with the medical attention they need.
At Blue Cross, we provide you with healthcare recommendations to help you make the best decision for your pet’s wellbeing.
Our vets cover a wide spectrum of species from horses, cattle and sheep, to dogs, cats, rabbits, hamsters, rats and the occasional snake.
We welcome patients from surrounding areas and also serve pets from Yzerfontein, Stellenbosch, Hout Bay, Noordhoek, Simons Town and Cape Point.
Your pet’s wellbeing is our priority. We endeavour to provide you and your pet with quality service you can trust.

“Our Motto is “Your Pet, Your Vet, Our Passion!

For any Appointments or Enquiries

Please note: All after hours, public holiday and Sunday consultations will attract a surcharge. Unfortunately, we do not run on an account system. Please settle all invoices on presentation or on discharge of the patient.

Our Services

Our medical care is underpinned by a wide range of medical and surgical treatments.

Small Animal Department

View the full list of small
animal services we offer.

Equine Department

View the full list of equine
services we offer.


View the full list of surgical
treatments we offer.

Small Animal Department

Our vets and staff attend Continuous Professional Development (CPD) programs within the veterinary industry.

Equine Department

Our vets are registered with the Equine Clinicians Group. Our call out fee has a reduced charge travelling to Hout Bay and Noordhoek on a Monday and Wednesday.


Our hospital is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and well-trained staff to assist during procedures. Our hospital services include but are not limited to:


“Exceptional and very friendly service. Staff are knowledgeable and show a genuine love for animals.” – Nadira Gaffoor