Dr. Tanja, who initially joined the Canadian Veterinary Hospital in Doha in 2012, has returned to CVH after 2 years of working in South Africa.
Ever since she was young, Dr. Tanja dreamed of being a veterinarian and grew up with a variety of cats, dogs and birds. She obtained her BSc in Microbiology and Biochemistry from the University of South Africa, before going on to obtain her degree in Veterinary Medicine at the University of Pretoria. After graduating she worked for variety of small animal clinics and welfare organizations in South Africa.
Dr.Tanja brings love and warmth to the pets, pet owners and our team at the Canadian Veterinary Hospital. She is fiercely dedicated and passionate about improving the lives of pets in Qatar. She takes the time to get to know the pets, and their owners, and her extraordinary care and attention to all patients makes their experience at CVH very special. Her areas of interest include soft tissue surgery, client education, infectious diseases, laboratory and avian medicine.
Dr. Tanja loves nature and travelling, and spends her free time with her husband, 3 children and many rescued pets.