Dr Cindy van der Westhuizen grew up in the small town of Nigel in Gauteng, South Africa. She attended Laerskool Tini Vorster and then Hoërskool John Vorster , before going on to study her BCs Biological Science an the University of Pretoria from 2005 to 2007. Cindy then studied for her BVS Veterinary Science at Onderstepoort from 2008 – 2012.
After being a Locum Veterinarian throughout Gauteng, Mpumalanga and Limpopo, Cindy decided in 2013 to open the Welgelegen Animal Clinic in Nigel, Gauteng. Having grown up in Nigel, she is very passionate about the town, it’s community and people.
Dr van der Westhuizen’s special interest lies in small animal internal medicine and herd health.