South African National Veterinary Repository

South African National Veterinary Repository

 

This collection contains digitised historical and other material of interest to the veterinary science community. The Repository is a gateway to valuable research and educational material within and beyond South Africa. It is managed and maintained by a project committee, consisting of personnel of UP. The History Committee of the SA Veterinary Association act in an advisory capacity. Institutions and private individuals contributing to the South African National Veterinary Repository retains ownership and copyright of its content. For copyright clearance please contact the relevant institution or individual.

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  • Van der Spuy, Michelle; South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (2021-09)
    In memoriam article about the veterinarian, Dr Hans van de Pypekam. During the past 30 years he made a huge contribution to the development of the Nguni cattle breed in South Africa. He qualified in 1964 at Onderstepoort ...
  • Brückner, Gideon; South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (2021-10)
    Abram van Heerden died peacefully in his sleep on 3 September after a long and fruitful life - four days short of his 94th birthday. He grew up on the farm Klipfontein near Wolmaransstad in the then Western Transvaal. ...
  • Roos, Neels; Wolleschak, Ingrid; South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (2021-10)
    Prof. Douw Gerbrand Steyn is op 14 Augustus 2021 oorlede enkele maande voor sy 95ste verjaarsdag. Hy was dosent en later ook hoof van die Departement Chirurgie, Fakulteit Veeartsenykunde, Universiteit van Pretoria. Hy het ...
  • Bath, Gareth F.; South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (2021-09)
    Biography of the veterinarian, Stuart Hargreaves. The biography includes information about his education and career, scientific contributions and writings, homages and distinctions. Dr Hargreaves was a veterinarian with ...
  • Catton, Glynn; South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (2021-08)
    Eulogy of the veterinarian and lecturer, Professor Courtney Martin (‘Tubby’) Veary. He was a major contributor to meat hygiene and veterinary public health in South Africa and a leader in veterinary science. The eulogy ...
  • Pettey, Kenneth P.; South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (2021-08)
    Eulogy of the veterinarian, Spencer Friedman. The eulogy includes information about his education and career, scientific contributions and writings, homages and distinctions.
  • De Cramer, Kurt; South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (2021-08)
    Eulogy of the veterinary nurse, Sr Theresa Lotter (05 Feb 1970 – 07 June 2021). The eulogy includes information about her career and contributions to the veterinary profession.
  • Bath, Gareth F.; South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (2021-09)
    In 2019 the Class of 1969 celebrated their 50th graduation anniversary, and everyone was asked to submit a CV for the records. Dawie Kruger sent such a frank and funny one that it will serve as a tribute and memorial ...
  • Coetzer, Jacobus A.W.; Penrith, Mary-Lou; South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (2021-06)
    Eulogy of Dr Gavin Thompson. Gavin Reckless Thomson was born in Johannesburg, South Africa on 3rd February 1943 and grew up in Zimbabwe (former Rhodesia). He matriculated from Milton High School in Bulawayo and qualified ...
  • Rippon, Brian; Fisher, Alan; South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (2021-06)
    Dr Peter Harte graduated in 1963 and started his practice in Queenstown in 1964, the first private practice in an area that stretched over 200km in all directions. He served as chairman of the local SPCA and president of ...
  • Bath, Gareth F.; South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (2021-05)
    The presentation focus on the following topics regarding the development of livestock animal welfare in South Africa: lessons for the present, planning for the future, understanding of developments, records of the past and ...
  • Kgasi, Alfred T.; South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (2021-05)
    Between 13,000 and 2,500 BC humans domesticated dogs, cats, cattle, goats, horses, and sheep from their wild counterparts; and this developed a human animal bond. The human animal bond is a mutually beneficial and ...
  • South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (2021-06)
    Prof C.M. Veary was a longstanding staff member of the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria from 1985 to 2004 when he retired and played a significant role in developing the field of Veterinary Public ...
  • Henton, Maryke M.; South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (2021-06)
    Archibald George Norval was born in Florida, Gauteng and completed his schooling in 1962 at Helpmekaar High School in Johannesburg. After school, he served for a year in the Naval Gymnasium at Gordon’s Bay in 1963 before ...
  • Bath, Gareth F.; South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (2021-04)
    Dr Alan Fisher's contributions to the veterinary aspects of the livestock industry have been recognised by veterinarians in frequent invitations to address meetings and congresses or workshops; by requests to assist and ...
  • South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (2021-04)
    The OIE Council has awarded the 2020 Gold Medal to Dr Gideon Brückner. This award is granted annually by the OIE to personalities as a way to recognise, internationally, their outstanding technical, scientific and ...
  • Bowker, Buzz; South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (2021-04)
    The Ricky Wilson Award is a RuVASA award to a practicing rural veterinarian who has consistently, for more than 20 years, provided an excellent service to his/her clients and served as a model and inspiration for fellow ...
  • Jones-Davies, Bob; Pullinger, Pat; Pullinger, Ginny; South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (2021-02)
    Bill Jones-Davies (26 Feb 1930 – 7 Feb 2021) was born in Cwmllynfell, Carmarthenshire and attended Amman Valley Grammar school. He did his national service (RAF) 1948-50 and attended Bristol University from 1950 – he was ...
  • De Kock, G.; Quinlan, J.B.; Theiler, Arnold, Sir, 1867-1936; Union of South Africa. Department of Agriculture (Pretoria : Government Printer and Stationery Office, 1926)
    1. A certain percentage of South African sheep kept locally become “carriers” of anaplasma. The course of the disease is evidently of such a mild nature that it has never been identified naturally. 2. When sheep introduced ...
  • Henrici, M.; Theiler, Arnold, Sir, 1867-1936; Union of South Africa. Department of Agriculture (Pretoria : Government Printer and Stationery Office, 1926)
    From the locus of writing this article and the companion paper on “Wilting,” it is impossible to consult the extensive literature on transpiration available in European libraries, and for many points of reference Burgerstein's ...

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