Dr Graham Futter - Practice Principal

Dr Futter set up St Francis in 1968 after a period of working with the Specialist Surgery Service at Saskatoon University in Canada. He has built up a wide repertoire of surgical expertise over the years.

He has a wide menagerie of pets at home.



Dr Patti-Jane Foster is the most recent addition to the St Francis team and joined us in December 2013. Pattie enjoys all aspects of veterinary care but has a real interest in emergency and critical care medicine and surgery.

Pattie has a Greyhound and a miniature poodle.



Dr Varini Naidoo joined the practice in September 2013 and has an honours degree in small animal medicine.

Varini has a lovely rescued crossbreed dog, Penny.






started at St Francis in April 2012, Her interests include yoga, hiking and running after her granddaughter and she has a real soft-spot for all furry creatures.




Carol has been with St Francis for 11 years, she has a rottweiler named Gus, Sarah the cat and Robyn the guinea pig.






Karen has worked at St Francis since 2004 and does our bookkeeping as well as general reception work. She has 2 ridgebacks, Wizard and Bella and a crossbreed, Magic.






Janet started at St F in 2009 as a relief receptionist. She has since become a permanent staff member. Janet has 4 dogs and 1 cat,and enjoys baking cakes in her spare time.




Tracey has been working at St F since Oct 2013. She has 3 dogs & 3 cats.
Horses are her passion and playing bridge is her hobby





Christopher Jokazi has been at St Francis since 1988 and is an invaluable and highly skilled member of our team.





Shadrack Mvuleni has been with us since 2008 and is a valuable member. He is continuing the legacy of his father, Joseph Mvuleni, who was one of the founding staff members of St Francis of our team.




Nicholas Ndzube joined St Francis 2013.