About Us2021-09-09T10:42:29+00:00

About Us

Our aim is to provide a friendly, caring and professional environment in which to attend to your pet’s health needs.

At Mount Croix Animal Hospital our competent and compassionate veterinarians offer a comprehensive range of veterinary services, both medical and surgical, for all your family pets including dogs, cats and exotics including rabbits, hamsters, reptiles and birds. Our shop stocks a wide range of pet health products and premium pet food. Our receptionists and sales staff undergo continuous training and are qualified to answer your questions on these products. In addition, at Mount Croix Animal Hospital, we offer Puppy Classes and the services of a qualified Animal Behaviourist. A “preventative health care plan” is available, aimed at keeping the bond between you and your family pet a happy, healthy and long one.

Our Team

Dr Lucie Runnalls BVSc

Lucie graduated in 1999 from Onderstepoort, Pretoria. After working in several practices abroad and in Port Elizabeth she settled at the Mount Croix Animal Clinic in 2002.

Lucie lives with her husband Greig, their 2 dogs, 7 cats and 2 chickens. She enjoys cycling, playing the piano, walking her dogs and horse riding.

Dr Nicole Furniss BVSc 

Nicole graduated from Onderstepoort in 2010. After Graduating she moved back to Port Elizabeth and joined the Mount Croix Animal Hospital in 2011. 

She loves animals and has 2 cats of her own.

Dr Matthijs Ravensberg BVSc

Matthijs Ravensberg studied and qualified in Utrecht, the Netherlands in 2003 and was part of an exchange program with Onderstepoort in Pretoria. 

After having worked in the UK for several years in small-animal practices, he moved to Port Elizabeth with his wife in 2009. 

Helpful Information


Vaccinations in dogs and catsWhat are vaccinations?Vaccines are specially prepared biological products that activate your pet's immune [...]


WormsThere are four common worms in dogs and cats1. Roundworm2. Hookworm3. Tapeworm4. WhipwormRoundworm is very common in puppies and [...]


Fleas Fleas are a huge problem in the Port Elizabeth area. We have the ideal climate-warmth and humidity. Fleas thrive [...]

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