Martino Truter BSc Veekunde, BVSc
Born in George, Dr. Truter comes from a farm near Herold, between George and Oudtshoorn. He matriculated from the Oakdale Agricultural School in Riversdale in 2002. He went on to the University of Pretoria to finish a degree in BSc Animal Science (2006) and to continue further studies at Onderstepoort to complete a BVSc degree in 2011. Dr. Martino started working at the George Animal Hospital in 2011 as it offered a wide range of mixed animal disciplines. He is married to Dr. Ruth Truter, also a veterinarian, from Germany and has one son, Lukas. He became a partner in 2017. With an extensive farming background and family from this area he showed a special interest in small animals, production animal work and horses and has a keen interest in farm animals. Other hobbies include shooting/hunting, outdoor activities, and farming.