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Team members

    Dr Mark Shepherd



    • Graduated from the University of Pretoria, Onderstepoort, in 1985.
    • Served as a Veterinarian in the National Defence Force, 1986-1987.
    • Private Practice since 1988. Mixed practice from 1988-2005.
    • Companion Animal Practice only since 2005.
    • Owner of the Umhlanga Veterinary Hospital, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa since 1995.
    • Passed BVSc honours grade courses in Anatomy and Diagnostic Imaging in 2003.
    • SAVA Kwazulu-Natal Branch Committee 2000-2004, National Veterinary Clinicians Group Committee 2003-2012, Chairman of National Veterinary Clinicians Group 2011.
    • South African Veterinary Association representative on the WSAVA 2011.


    Financial Advisory Committee(FAC): Member