Dr Anèl Ligthelm has been an after-hours veterinarian at Valley Farm Animal Hospital since 2012. She has a special interest in emergency medicine and enjoys the challenges of being an after-hours veterinarian and working with companion animals. Dr Anèl qualified from the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria, in 2001. The first decade of her career she spent working in veterinary practices in Port Elizabeth. Dr Anèl loves bird watching and computer games and recently started pistol shooting. She enjoys spending time with her family and her two elderly cats Jason and Boskat.