is the leading Veterinary Wholesaler in
Southern Africa. Having branches located
in 4 provinces in South Africa namely; Johannesburg
in Gauteng, Cape Town in the Western Cape,
Pietermartizburg in Kwazulu Natal and Port
Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape, Lakato
is the only truly national veterinary wholesale
business in South Africa.
initially founded in Johannesburg in 1987.
Over the next number of years branches were
opened in the Western Cape and Kwazulu Natal.
Our most recent branch to be opened was
the one in Port Elizabeth.
customers include its suppliers on the one side
and on the other practicing Veterinarians, Veterinary
retail outlets, Veterinary institutions, Veterinarian
run welfare concerns and State Veterinarians.
Lakato offers a daily
delivery service to those customers who are in
close proximity to one of its branches. Delivery
is between a next day to 72 hrs basis to those
clients in the more outlying areas or those who
are beyond the borders of South Africa.
carries the broadest range of Veterinary products
possible. It offers its customer base access to
the broadest range of products in more than adequate
stock levels at competitive prices. It prides
itself in the nature, diversity, quantity and
volume of stock lines which it holds. In essence,
Lakato carries or
has access to all products which are used and
required by its Veterinarian customer base. These
include the likes of;
||Premium Pet Foods
||Large Animal Pharmaceuticals
||Veterinary retail products
||Human products used in
Its supplier’s products
are distributed exclusively to Veterinarians,
owned retail businesses , State Veterinarians
and allied Veterinary business.
management team is committed to ethical business
is passionate about their business, their customer
base and the market in which
it operates. Lakato’s
biggest asset is its staff who is committed to
excellence and who are highly skilled and knowledgeable
about the products which
Lakato through its
owners, staff and management strive to
provide a superlative service and endeavors to
establish a special relationship
between itself and its clients.
truly is the Veterinarians Partner in Practice.