Dr Adriaan Kitshoff joined Valley Farm Animal Hospital in 2017 and is a Specialist in Small Animal Surgery (soft tissue, orthopaedics, neurology). Dr Adriaan graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria in 2005 and after working in private practice for two years, joined the surgical team as a clinician and lecturer in small animal surgery the Veterinary Academic Hospital at Onderstepoort. He completed his Honour’s Degree in 2009. Pursuing his dream of becoming an ECVS Diplomate he started a residency at Ghent University, Belgium, in 2011. In 2012 Dr Adriaan acquired his Master’s Degree. He is a European Board Certified Specialist Small Animal Surgeon, and registered as Specialist in Small Animal Surgery with the South African Veterinary Council (SAVA). While working at the University of Ghent, Dr Kitshoff started a Doctoral Degree in Small Animal Surgery. He has authored and co-authored numerous scientific publications.