Robberg Veterinary Clinic boasts a modern, full-service veterinary facility where we are dedicated to providing the best health care for animals in Plettenberg Bay and the surrounding area.
At Robberg Veterinary Clinic we feel that a modern veterinary hospital is more than simply advanced medical technology. We know that the best veterinary care starts with taking the time to get to know you and your pet and understanding your needs, as caregiver to your special companion.
Our philosophy is simple: We want to build and help build, a relationship that lasts a lifetime. We will strive to make each visit to our hospital as pleasant as possible, for you and your pet.
Our passionate staff aim to provide each individual client and patient with up-to-date veterinary care as well as genuine support and compassion.
Meet Our Team
Brendan Tindall graduated in 1999 from OP. His passion lies with wildlife work. He dedicates a lot of his time to charitable organisations assisting in anti-rhino poaching campaigns. In his spare time you are likely to see him cycling.
Kerry Tindall grew up on a farm in Hekpoort, near Magaliesberg in the North West Province. She has a love for all animals but especially little birds. She studied Zoology at Wits University before meeting her husband Brendan. She now spends most of her time being ‘Moms taxi’ to her two boys, but in her spare time she plays a bit of hockey and squash.
Clare Schroeder graduated from Onderstepoort in 2006. She locumed briefly in the UK and has lived and worked in a few places all over South Africa before settling permanently in Plettenberg Bay. She is grateful for the welfare work that she is involved in at the practice and is passionate about the health and well-being of her dog and cat patients as well as her many pets at home on the farm where she spends her free time in the outdoors with her husband and two children.
PAULINE VAN DER WATT
Pauline was born in Pongola, KwaZulu Natal and went to school in Pretoria, and graduated at Onderstepoort at the end of 2005. After that she worked for one year in the United Kingdom in a small animal practice and then for 8 years in a mixed animal practice in Uitenhage, South Africa. Pauline since enjoys working in the beautiful Garden Route and has been for 5 years, she has a “soft spot” for feline patients. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her husband and daughter hiking or going to the beach or being at home with their fur babies.
Loraine Smit was born and raised in Stellenbosch. She is a passionate mother to her two grown sons and her 7 furkids. In her spare time she loves gardening and the outdoors. She worked at a Vet in Kimberley for 10 years before moving to Plett where she plans to stay for ever.
Danielle Simmonds is born and bred in Plettenberg Bay. She went to school at Outeniqua High School but matriculated at Wittedrift in 2014. On warm days she loves going to the most beautiful scenic place in Plett, the Keurbooms River. She spends most of her time with family, friends and her four legged child. She is very social and loves to help clients, providing good service with a smile.
Santel Knoetze assists Brendan with wildlife work. She has a passion for the big cats but loves her dog Cupid very much. She has green fingers especially when it comes to the carnivorous plants.
Victor has been part of our team for 7 years. He loves walks on the beach and spending time with friends.
King has been working for our team for 4 years, he enjoys playing soccer in his free time and loves all animals.
Grew up in the lowveld bushveld that truly helped her nurture her love for nature and its creatures. Wendy has been involved in animal welfare for many years, many spent working for animal welfare orgs in the garden route and Klein Karoo. Wendy has been working in this clinic hospital for a good 10 years now. In her spare time, she continues to help at animal and children welfares. She owns 3 rescue dogs (border collies of course!) Has 3 cats several chickens and a veggie patch. Wendy loves long walks outdoors and reads extensively.
Loréy started to work in the Veterinary Industry at the age of 16. She originally studied Nature Conservation & Eco tourism, but Veterinary Science always draws her attention! She loves the great outdoors & the rush of adrenalin sport. On weekends she, her husband & Nakkie (their little fur baby) spends their time doing outdoor activities such as fishing, photography, paragliding or just walking on the beach.
Hanlie grew up in the heart of the Bushveld. She graduated from Onderstepoort in 2016 and moved down to the Garden Route. She has been here ever since and discovered a great love for Penguins, marine life and Kaapse Grysbokkies. She has 4 rescue cats (crazy cat lady in the making) that loves to go for walks. She likes playing hockey and spending time in the outdoors.
Charmaine grew up as a farm girl in the Natal Midlands. After schools she went to Onderstepoort to study Veterinary Nursing and graduated there in 2007. She has worked all over SA, doing small animals to horses and wildlife. After a 2-year break in New Zealand, being a stay-at-home mommy to a busy little boy, she has returned to work and feels privileged to be making Plett her new home. In her free time, you will find her in the garden, out walking in nature or just spending time with both 2- and 4-legged family.