Our story

CapeCross is a full-service veterinary clinic and hospital for animals. It is the realisation of a dream that veterinary doctors Louis and Barbara Hoek as well as Alf and Magdalena Lategan had to open their own practice. In 2009, after having spent two years in the UK, they were able to find the perfect location and returned home to South Africa, where they became the proud owners of an existing mixed-animal practice near Kareedouw, as well as a brand-new practice in Jeffrey’s Bay.

The two practices cover an area stretching from Port Elizabeth in the east to Tsitsikamma in the west. Today, our hospital for animals consists of a dedicated team of specialists (from veterinarians, nurses and support staff ) with an amazing level of experience in the field that can provide high quality and comprehensive services to animal owners and farmers.

The team have a strong commitment to ensuring the best care and treatment for your pets and animals is readily available. At CapeCross, we are passionate about providing excellent service and making your next trip to the vet a pleasant experience.

Our vision

We strive to become the most influential rural veterinary group in the country, with an administrative and research division to support veterinary practices and the livestock industry. And, in so doing, adding value to our customers’ lives and enterprises.

Every day, we endeavour to create a pleasant, stimulating work environment and support employees in order to ensure job satisfaction.

We find solutions to our customers’ problems by working with them, offering sound advice and providing value-added, cutting-edge services. By upholding best practices, we form good relationships with customers and staff. CapeCross is reliable, approachable and caring.

We are one business with many branches, so if you are interested in joining us, please contact us at ho@capecross.co.za.

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Our values

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To become the most influential veterinary group in South Africa, specialising in the livestock industry. And the best place for veterinary professionals to work.

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Through building good relationships with our customers, providing sound solutions and advice based on extensive research and experience.

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We are a collection of comfortable professionals, working in a supportive environment and caring for our customers, animals and each other.

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To run a sustainable business that gives vets and staff the opportunity to fulfil their passion while focusing on excellent customer and animal care.

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