Dr Shereni Joshi
Dr Shereni qualified in 2002 from the University of Pretoria, Onderstepoort. She spent over a year in the UK working as a small animal veterinarian. She then returned to South Africa where she worked at the SPCA and did some work at the Pretoria Zoo. In Pretoria, she opened a companion animal private practice where she was involved in many welfare organizations assisting with sterilization campaigns, and treatment of rescue and feral animals. She has completed a course in companion animal behaviour.
Her involvement included community projects which included both human and animal welfare. She ran Pet Care Camps and had discussions at schools where the focus was on educating children and the community regarding pet care. This encouraged children to volunteer at animal welfare groups and shelters.
Some of her highlights in working as a vet were treating wild animals at the zoo and exotic animal treatment are some of the many exciting opportunities presented in the veterinary field. She is now learning about avian medicine which is fascinating.
Areas of Expertise
Every aspect of veterinary medicine is intriguing however; she has a special interest in animal behavior and dentistry.
Other hobbies include playing musical instruments, philosophy and reading.
In 2020, her family moved to Australia. Initially she worked in an emergency clinic, mobile vet services and has now joined the Burwood Bird and Animal Hospital.