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A young brown puppy. A tortoise - a previous client at Cape Vets.

Meet the Team


   Doug Hall 

Douglas Hall BVSC MRCVS

Douglas qualified in South Africa in 1992 and after working in a respected small animal practice in North London for 10 years he relocated to Guildford and opened The Cape Veterinary Clinic in June 2004. His special interests are in the fields of canine and feline internal medicine, gastro-enterology, dermatology, and canine and feline behaviour. In his spare time Douglas enjoys triathlons, travelling and cooking.


Mike Pauckert BVSC MRCVS

Mike qualified in South Africa in 1992, and has been in the UK since 1995. He has always worked in  small animal practice and interests include feline medicine, dentistry, soft tissue surgery and small furries. He shares his life with his wife, Alison, and a big ginger and white rescue cat called Dennis. who rules the roost. In his spare time they enjoy spending time outdoors, on the beach or in the countryside and travelling.

Caroline Smith

Caroline Smith BVMS MRCVS

Caroline qualified from Glasgow University in 2005.  After spending two further years in acadaemia she spent 8 years at The Blue Cross in London.  Her main interests are in anaesthesia and pain management, orthopaedic and soft tissue surgery, and she is currently studying for her certificate in surgery.  Caroline spends her weekends walking with her husband and her dog Rufie, and enjoys music, cooking and socialising with friends.