yourGzone is proud to be associated with Professor McCrindle, here in our hometown, Rayton. Prof, as we know her, has been trusted for years with livestock, horses, dogs, cats, and birds. Farmers and pet Owners alike call on her, not only for her vast experience and knowledge but for her compassion and way of, not only helping the animal but looking after the farmer’s pocket as well. We trust Prof with all our domestic & wild animals. Uploading a picture of your injured / sick animal with a detailed description might not only save you a trip to the vet, but Professor McCrindle will also give you the most affordable option. You are also welcome to contact us for management of large cattle/horse/sheep farmers regarding affordable dips, vaccines, minerals, feeds, transportation of animals, etc.

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About Prof

Cheryl M. E. McCrindle obtained her BVSc at the University of Pretoria in 1969 and after doing research in bacteriology at the OVI and then at the Faculty of Veterinary Science, went into private practice in 1976 and only returned to Academia in 1991 when she joined the Medunsa Veterinary Faculty. She achieved her PhD in 1996 and was made a full professor with the University of Pretoria Veterinary Faculty in 2000. Since 1990 her main field of research has been rural development, zoonotic diseases, epidemiology and veterinary public health. She also wrote all the modules in epidemiology for Animal Health Technicians at UNISA . From 2000 -2012 she developed online courses in Primary Animal Health Care, Participatory Epidemiology, Elementary Necropsy Techniques, Milk and Meat Safety . In 2004 she was nominated for the distinguished woman scientist award of the National Department of Science and Technology and was awarded the Shoprite/Checkers Woman of the Year in Education in 2006. Her publication “The Community Development Approach to Animal Welfare” has influenced the way in which the RSPCA, SPANA and the Donkey Sanctuary approach traction animal and livestock welfare and she is listed on the FAO website as an expert in livestock welfare. This resulted in an invitation to represent Africa at an expert meeting on welfare of working equids at St James Palace in 2010. Between 2004 and 2012, she was on the Animal Health and Welfare committee of the IDF In 2012, she was made Emeritus Professor of Veterinary Science, and was contracted to SHSPH at the Faculty of Health Sciences. She is also a Research Fellow in Animal Health at UNISA. In 2013, she opened Donkerhoek Veterinary Consulting Rooms in Rayton as a production animal veterinarian. She also trains and rides American quarter horses and won SA colours in reining in 2011.