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Dr Jean Russell

Dr Jean Russell

“Pets are an integral part of our lives; the connection is often more constant than many of our human connections, and it is important to appreciate that.”

Dr Jean Russell hails from Country Clare in Ireland and studied veterinary medicine at the University of Dublin. She has a background in equine reproduction as well as small animal medicine and surgery. In 2014 she moved to South Africa where she lives with husband Gareth and three small children Finn (5) and twins Sadhbh and Dara. The family shares their home with a gorgeous Irish setter called Shane and a tortoiseshell cat named Emer. Dr Jean loves to talk to clients and their pets and enjoys and being part of the relationship that people have with their animals. She particularly loves to meet families starting out with a kitten or puppy and watching the relationship grow over the months and years.

Outside of work, you’ll find her walking on the mountains and beaches, Shane galloping ahead with his ears flying, and running alongside ponies, encouraging children.