History of the Faculty of Veterinary Science

History of the Faculty of Veterinary Science

 

Collection of material capturing the beginning and development of the Faculty of Veterinary Science.

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  • Mangwiro, Nobert; Ganswindt, Andre; Fasina, Folorunso Oludayo; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Production Animal Studies; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Anatomy and Physiology; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Veterinary Tropical Diseases (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2016-08-25)
    Domestic pigs are subjected to farm management procedures, some of which might be perceived as causing stress and therefore may have welfare concerns. When confronted with a stressor, animals display a response that consists ...
  • Mahlobo, Bongiwe P.; Mokoena, F.; Matjila, P.T. (Paul Tshepo); Sibeko-Matjila, K.P. (Kgomotso Penelope); University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Veterinary Tropical Diseases; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Life and Consumer Sciences (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2016-08-25)
    Cattle theileriosis is infamous for hampering the economic development of south, central and east African countries due to exorbitant numbers of cattle mortalities. The disease is caused by Theileria parva, an important ...
  • McLean, Joanne Leslie; Lobetti, R.G. (Remo Giuseppe); Thompson, P.N. (Peter N.); Schoeman, Johan P.; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept of Companion Animal Clinical Studies; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Production Animal Studies; Bryanston Veterinary Hospital (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2016-08-25)
    Feline hyperthyroidism is a disease of middle-aged to older cats that has shown a marked increase in worldwide incidence within the last three decades as well as a marked geographic variation in prevalence. The exact ...
  • Kolo, Francis Babaman; Conan, Anne; Henning, Alischa; Clift, Sarah; Knobel, Darryn Leslie; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Veterinary Tropical Diseases; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Production Animal Studies; Ross University. School of Veterinary Medicine (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2016-08-25)
    Canine rabies can be successfully controlled in dogs through mass vaccination. In populations of free-roaming dogs in resource-limited settings, the maintenance of herd immunity through vaccination is challenged by the ...
  • De Bruin, Louise; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science; Heyl, Ansa (2017-03-31)
    Rabies is a fatal viral disease that affects both humans and other mammals, causing inflammation of the brain. The disease spreads when an infected animal scratches or bites another animal or human that has not been ...
  • Van Blerk, Chris; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science (2017-04-07)
    The Faculty of Veterinary Science has reason to be proud with another 12 successful new PhD graduates who were awarded their doctoral degrees today at the autumn graduation ceremony of the University of Pretoria. The ...
  • Van Blerk, Chris; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science (2017-04-03)
    The 2017 InVeST - International Veterinary Simulation in Teaching – conference from 10 to 12 April 2017 is hosted by the Skills Laboratory of the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria. Hosting the conference ...
  • De Bruin, Louise; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science; Van Blerk, Chris (2017-07-11)
    It can reach a speed of 100km/h in just three seconds, is extremely light in weight and aerodynamically streamlined, and can cover nine metres in just one stride at almost four strides per second. For more than half of ...
  • Van Blerk, Chris; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science (2017-04-11)
    The University Social Responsibility Network (USR Network/USRN) was inaugurated on 9 October 2015 in Hong Kong. It places emphasis on collaboration, coalition and networking among members and with other networks and ...
  • University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science; Van Blerk, Chris (2017-06-23)
    The World Organisation for Animal Health has approved a South African developed diagnostic test for African horse sickness (AHS), a potentially deadly horse disease. Previously, results for the test for this disease took ...
  • Wolf, T.E.; Bennett, Nigel C., 1961-; Burroughs, R.E.J. (Richard); Ganswindt, Andre; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2016-08-25)
    Giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis giraffa) live in a fission-fusion social system, characterized by the splitting and reunion of subgroups within a larger social network. Adult bulls show a roaming tactic to search for ...
  • Webster, A.B.; Burroughs, R.E.J. (Richard); Laver, Pete N.; Ganswindt, Andre; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2016-08-25)
    The leopard’s versatility as a generalist predator facilitates occupation of a wide range of habitats. Although protected areas are important for the conservation of this species, the majority of suitable leopard habitat ...
  • Tshuma, Takula; Fosgate, Geoffrey T.; Hamman, Robyn; Holm, D.E. (Dietmar Erik); University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2016-08-25)
    This study was performed to determine whether beef cows have an inherent ability to maintain their relative blood urea nitrogen (BUN) concentration when cattle are exposed to varying levels of dietary nitrogen ...
  • Mampa, M.S.; Mokoena, F.; Matjila, P.T. (Paul Tshepo); Sibeko, K.P. (Kgomotso Penelope); University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2016-08-25)
    The protozoan parasite Theileria parva is the causative agent of cattle theileriosis, a disease with a destructive impact on the agricultural economy through mortality and morbidity of affected cattle. In cattle, T. ...
  • Kleyn, Ellene; Crole, Martina Rachel; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2016-07-25)
    The avian eye is uniquely adapted and reflects some structural peculiarities in comparison to mammals. M. bulbi consists of four rectus, two oblique and two nictitating membrane muscles. These have been described in several ...
  • Aro, Abimbola O.; Dzoyem, Jean Paul; Eloff, Jacobus Nicolaas; McGaw, Lyndy Joy (Pretoria : University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2016-08-25)
    Tuberculosis (TB), a disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, remains a significant cause of death due to challenges associated with present chemotherapy. Coinfection with HIV also greatly increases the risk of ...
  • Rudman, Jeanne; Maseko, Thandekile; Nunn, Sarah-Olivia; Dlamini, Makhosonkhe L.; Van Oudtshoorn, Renee; Hargovan, Mayuri; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science (2017-07)
    "I takes nothing from a human to be kind to an animal" / Jeanne Rudman -- "I Wanna Be A Vet" weekend 2017 / Thandekile Maseko -- OP students help raise awareness of rabies / Sarah-Olivia Nunn -- CEVA and VetSCO cementing ...
  • Barnard, Marianca; Moolla, Fatima; Henss, Isabell; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science (2017-05)
    A day in the shoes of a community vet / Marianca Barnard -- In search of the sunrise / Fatima Moolla -- Community engagement committee members 2017 -- Experience at Hluvukani Animal Health Clinic / Isabell Henss
  • Williams, Caitlin; Barratt-Gibson, Callan; Pillai, Chesney; Rassool, Zenobia; Van der Merwe, Leane; Gray, Nicolle; Dlamini, Makhosonkhe L.; Tabei, Shuichi; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science (2017-02)
    Mythbusters in Makapanstad / Caitlin Williams, Callan Barratt-Gibson, Chesney Pillai, Zenobia Rassool and Leané van der Merwe -- September in Semonkong / Nicolle Gray -- CEVA supports VetSCO / Makhosonkhe L. Dlamini -- ...
  • University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science; Van Blerk, Chris; Smit, Janine (2011)
    Maximus gets a new nose after a unique operation -- Prof John Skinner honoured by Wits -- From the Desk of the Dean -- Second World Conference on veterinary education / by Prof M van Vuuren -- Commemorative postage stamp ...

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