I was born in Cape Town and completed my schooling , BSc
(Zoology and Botany) and BVSc(Veterinary) degrees in South
I moved to the UK 20 years ago, initially taking a job in
Wokingham for 18 months.
Thereafter I travelled throughout Europe,South America and
the Far East, before settling and taking a long term position
I joined the Veterinary Centre in Henley 6 years ago and
has the time flown!! - I love it here now as much as I did
when i first started...
At work, I have an interest in Reptiles and Ophthalmology
and out of work I enjoy culture, the outdoors ( walking, hiking)
and socializing with friends.
I have a menagerie of pets 6 dogs ( 3 border terriers, 2 collies
and a 17 year old jack russell) , 3 cats and 3 tortoises).
I participate in a lot of Kennel Club activities, being on
the veterinary team for Crufts ( at the NEC in Birmingham)
and Discover Dogs ( at Earls Court in London). I am also the
duty vet at the Windsor, Richmond, Newbury and National Terrier
Championship Shows. I am on the committee for the Southern
Border Terrier Club, I also breed, show and groom(strip) border