About Us

The Cape Animal Fertility Clinic is run by a small and skilled team. CAFC stays on top of the latest advances in animal fertility and above all, remembers that all animals and pets need to be treated with loving care.

Who We Are

Rachel Shuttleworth

Doctor: BSc, BVSc, MMedVet (gyn)

Dr Shuttleworth graduated as a veterinarian at the University of Pretoria in 1996 and then went on to specialize in animal reproduction under the mentorship of Prof Johann Nothling from 1997-2001. For the following 3 years she had a practice in Johannesburg specializing in horse and dog reproduction. Thereafter, she moved with her family to Stellenbosch in the beautiful Cape. She has been running her practice, Cape Animal Fertility Clinic since 2003.

Nadine Apteker

Doctor: DVM, PhD, Dipl. ECAR University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna.

The Cape Animal Fertility Clinic is excited to have someone with the caliber of Dr Schrammel on board. Her expertise, passion and enthusiasm makes her a pleasure to work with. She is experienced in equine and small animal reproduction and also has a passion for animal welfare, and involves herself on a regular basis with sterilization and other welfare efforts.

Chantell Taylor

Theatre Assistant

Chantell is Cape Animal Fertility Clinic theatre assistant. She is an experienced and passionate boerboel breeder, and owns Taylormade Boerboele. Her enthusiasm for early puppy care is a huge asset to the clinic.

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