Pedie Scott-Lyon - Veterinary Receptionist
Pedie has been part of the Graighall Team for over thirty years. She is a very experienced receptionist, who has always loved being part of the veterinary field.
Pedie is an institution at Craighall Vet, seeing many staff come and go and even grow up; for example, Mark was a newly qualified vet when he and Pedie started working together!
Pedie has always lived in the area, and knows many of our clients very well. Pedie is a cinephile, loves gardening and spending time with her two beautiful grandchildren. She lives with her 3 pets; Finn, Dora and Bailey.
Tristan Russell - Veterinary Receptionist
Tristan joined us in 2016 as a part-time student receptionist on both the retail and veterinary side. He is currently studying Biochemistry and Zoology at UNISA.
He has a passion for chemistry, technology, reptiles and amphibians. Tristan has now taken up a permanent position as a veternary receptionist.
Michelle Smith - Retail Receptionist
Michelle began at Craighall Veterinary Hospital in early 2013 as a frontline receptionist on our veterinary side. She was born and raised in sunny South Africa and is the proud owner of two rescue cats, Blu and Tyri. Michelle also works as a retail receptionist in planet pets. Michelle has a natural love of all types of animals. When she is not at work she enjoys listening to music, chasing storms and visiting small quaint towns for short vacations.
Nicole Hollenbach - Veterinary Receptionist
Nicole studied Zoology, Psychology and Classical Civilisations at Rhodes University and graduated in 2012.
She then went on to complete a course in conservation and thereafter gained experience through volunteer work and also did proof-reading for MA students on the side.
Nicole joined us in 2014 as a veterinary receptionist. Nicole has a keen interest in archery, pistol shooting and clay sculpting.
She is currently in the process of re-entering the academic community and has applied to Onderstepoort with the intention to study veterinary nursing.
Kristen Lanigan - Veterinary Receptionist
For many years Kristen lived on a game farm in the Waterberg with her family where she had the priviliedge of hand rearing lion and tiger cubs as well as young zebra's and kudu's.
Thereafter she moved to Johannesburg and studied photography. Kristen joined our team in 2016 as a Veterinary Receptionist. She has a special love for Bullterriers and anything to do with the ocean.