Dr Dean is one of the founding members of Valley Farm Animal Hospital and has helped to build the practice to where it is today.
He qualified from Onderstepoort in 1996. On qualifying he spent a short while in the UK working in mixed animal practice.
On returning to South Africa he joined Valley Farm Animal Hospital in January 1997. He considers himself a general practitioner with an interest in small animal medicine as well as ultrasonography, diagnostic imaging and endoscopy.