Anuska trained as a conventional Veterinarian in South Africa and
qualified from Onderstepoort in June 1993. She completed a post graduate
Honours degree in Medicine, Anaesthesiology and Clinical Pathology in
1995 whilst running an animal welfare hospital for the PDSA in Soweto. Mid 1995 she
decided to move to the UK to gain international experience as a
Veterinary Surgeon. In 1995 she became interested in complementary
therapies when she discovered how homoeopathy could help conditions
where conventional medicine no longer had much to offer.
trained as a homoeopath and became Veterinary Member of the Faculty
of Homoeopathy in the UK by merit of passing the rigorous VetMFHom
exams in the year 2000.
has been integrating complementary therapies within her conventional
practice and has found these methods very satisfying and effective for
herself and her patients. She has studied a range of other therapies to
complement her repertoire, including homotoxicology, medical nutrition, herbs,
spiritual and crystal healing and acupuncture.
Becoming more and more curious about optimal health for herself she
discovered Crystal Healing and The Journey. Owing to her own profound
experiences she started the therapist training courses while continuing
to work full time as a holistic vet. In 2002 she completed the
Journey Therapist Training course, and became a Licentiate member
International College of Crystal Healers
(ICCH) in 2003. She
passed her Veterinary
Acupuncture Exams in Jan 2004 (through the Association of British
moved back to her home country in July 2004, Anuska has set up the
first fully integrated holistic Veterinary practice in South Africa,
combining her alternative skills, conventional medicine and surgery
where animals are treated routinely in a holistic manner.
she opened up Simply Pets which is a Pets Health and convenience
store which went online in 2011.
Mandala Health is a fully equipped Veterinary Hospital where
patients are treated using a combination of alternative, conventional,
and complimentary medicines. Facilities and services include a feline
and canine ward, an isolation ward for infectious animals, a dog run
with grass, radiology, a modern theatre using the latest anaesthetic
agents and a in house blood chemistry machine, to allow immediate
testing of blood samples on site. We offer dentistry, soft tissue and
basic orthopaedic surgery, acupuncture including gold bead implants,
electromagnetic field therapy, electro-acupuncture, homeopathy and many