Faculty of Veterinary Science Web News

Faculty of Veterinary Science Web News

 

This collection contains news articles previously published on the Faculty of Veterinary Science web page and newsletters of departments and communities on campus.

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  • Van Blerk, Chris; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science (2017-02)
    'It is a great honour! It only really sunk in when I was receiving the award at the African Union (AU) headquarters in Addis of the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria (UP), after being named one of ...
  • De Bruin, Louise; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science; Van Blerk, Chris (2017-02-24)
    Mastitis is one of the most common diseases affecting dairy cattle, causing huge annual financial losses to the dairy industry. Antibiotics are usually administered to treat this infectious and occasionally fatal disease ...
  • Gibbs, Megan; Allen, Louise; Huster, Anne-Marie; Dlamini, Makhosonkhe L.; Chiloana, Khutso; Themba, Nompumelelo; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science (2016-11-02)
    World Rabies Day 2016: Onderstepoort gets involved - One sticker, one vaccination, saving countless lives / Megan Gibbs -- Who cares about the Dogtown SA dogs? / Louise Allen -- Sowing seeds for a better future / Anne-Marie ...
  • Roux, Anke; Christen, Kelly; Haden, Jenna-Lee; Nkagisang, Molebogeng; Molefi, Rivashan; Taylor, Sarah-Joy; Chiloane, Khutso; Maheso, Hendrick; Simon, Michaela; Brits, Adriaan; Cathrall, Garrick; Botes, Pieter; Barrett, Siobhan; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science (2016-10)
    Veterinary Professional Life Community Engagement Project: Mogale Primary School / Anke Roux, Kelly Christen, Jenna-Lee Haden, Molebogeng Nkagisang & Rivashan Molefi -- Rust de Winter World Veterinary Day Community Engagement ...
  • Van Blerk, Chris; K-State News; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science (2016-09-29)
    An image of wildlife veterinarians saving a rhino from poachers in South Africa's Kruger National Park is the first-place winner in a photography contest organized by the International Programs office in the College of ...
  • Van Blerk, Chris; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science; Heyl, Ansa (2016-09-09)
    Worldwide, veterinary clinical teaching has changed dramatically over the last couple of years. Increasing student numbers, the availability of teaching animals and animal welfare issues have led to the development of ...
  • Van Blerk, Chris; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science (2016-09-15)
    For all the animal lovers out there, we call on you to join us in a Dog Food Drive - For the Love of Dogs & Rhinos, an initiative started by Africa Geographic. Their general manager, Janine Avery, is calling on the public ...
  • Van Blerk, Chris; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science (2016-09-09)
    “We wanted to make the Faculty proud and give something back for the support and the positive response we received from the Dean and the Departments when we founded this team in 2015.” Speaking on behalf of the OP Soccer ...
  • Van Dam, Paul; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science; Heyl, Ansa (2016-08-25)
    Students from the Faculty of Veterinary Science recently amazed one and all by showcasing their many talents. The event was the annual Dean's Cultural Evening, held in the Aula on the Hatfield Campus.
  • Van Blerk, Chris; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science; Heyl, Ansa (2016-09-08)
    The Faculty of Veterinary Science's annual Faculty Day has once again proved to be one of the highlights of the Faculty's calendar. It provided an opportunity to showcase high-level research outputs and provided researchers ...
  • Lee, I-jin Maggie; Hargovan, Mayuri; Piketh, Graeme; Moolla, Fatima; Nel, Lize-Mari; Valan, Ashlin; Spiby, Jacky; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science; Govender, Trishantha (2016-08)
    VETSCO venturing to World Vet Day / I-jin Maggie Lee and Mayuri Hargovan -- Rust De Winter: a veterinary student’s perspectives / Graeme Piketh -- Little acts of kindness / Fatima Moolla -- Hope for Mamelodi's dogs / ...
  • Van Blerk, Chris; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science; Poggenpoel, Linda (2016-07-18)
    Prof Ivan Horak, emeritus professor in the Department of Veterinary Tropical Diseases in the Faculty of Veterinary Science at the University of Pretoria, was recently selected by the South African Academy for Science and ...
  • Van Blerk, Chris; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science; Meyer, Martha (2016-08-04)
    Green Films have announced the licensing of the first season of the 13-part TV series Frontier Vets to SABC 3, South Africa. The first episode was aired on 9 July 2016 and the series will be shown weekly on Saturdays at ...
  • Van Blerk, Chris; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science (2016-06-03)
    Organised by the Veterinary Genetics Laboratory (VGL) to take place from 18 to 24 June, the collaborative action planning workshop will host representatives of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), the Wildlife Trade ...
  • Van Blerk, Chris; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science (2016-07-03)
    The Faculty of Veterinary Science’s Veterinary Genetics Laboratory (VGL) of the University of Pretoria was instrumental in the announcement last week of the international expansion of rhino horn DNA testing at the RhODIS® ...
  • Mbambo, Mikateko; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science; Nkonyane, Buyisiwe (2016-07-15)
    The poaching of rhinos for their horns has resulted in the loss of many animals. It is particularly sad when pregnant rhinos or mothers with calves are poached. When calves under the age of 12 months are orphaned, they are ...
  • Research Matters; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science; Nkonyane, Buyisiwe (2016-07-11)
    At the University of Pretoria's Veterinary Genetics Laboratory (VGL) at Onderstepoort, Dr Cindy Harper and her team have developed a ground-breaking technique to collect and catalogue DNA from rhinos and rhino horns.
  • Van Blerk, Chris; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science (2016-06-22)
    The quality of students enrolled in the Phytomedicine Programme offered by the Department of Paraclinical Sciences in the Faculty of Veterinary Science was recently highlighted when three PhD students, Drs Olubukola Adenubi ...
  • Van Blerk, Chris; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science (2016-06-02)
    The visit was made possible by collaboration between the Faculty and the Office of the Speaker in the City of Tshwane. According to Ms Duduzile Malatsi, Deputy Director in the Office of the Speaker, the various departments ...
  • Van Blerk, Chris; TRAFFIC.org; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science; Heyl, Ansa (2016-07-05)
    The RhODIS® Rhino DNA Scientific workshop, hosted by the University of Pretoria's Veterinary Genetics Laboratory(VGL), concluded on Friday, 24 June 2016, at the Kruger National Park. RhODIS® is a system for profiling and ...

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