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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  • 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 ...
  • 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 -- ...
  • 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 / ...

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