Dr Jo De Klerk, BVetMed (Hons) MScTAH MRCVS, is a principal Veterinarian at JDK Veterinarian Services (Practice Profile) and a best-selling veterinarian author. She is the author of 11 books including ‘Old Dog Love: A Common-Sense Guide to Caring for Your Senior Dog‘, and a writer for Veterinary Practice Today (View Dr. De Klerk’s sample article) and Senior Tail Waggers.

Dr. De Klerk is a board-certified veterinarian, who earned her Honors of Veterinary Medicine from the prestigious Royal Veterinary College in London in 2014. She is registered with the RCVS and SAVC and has a Master’s degree in Animal Health and a Certificate in Veterinary Pain Management.

joanna de klerk

Experience: 8 years as a veterinarian

Location: South Africa

Books by Dr. De Klerk


  • Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Royal Veterinary College in London (2014)
  • Master’s degree in Animal Health

Articles on Senior Tail Waggers by Dr. De Klerk

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