Dr Vic Liebmann was born in South Africa on 22 November 1938. He was conceivably the oldest practising veterinarian in Johannesburg and perhaps South Africa, right up until his passing, He graduated from Pretoria University in 1961 and attained an M. Med. Vet. (Med) in 1979. His Masters degree dissertation was in Canine Cardiology. Over the years, many of his colleagues often enlisted his professional cardiology opinion. He also had a passionate interest in photography in which he was awarded a fellowship at the South African Institute of Photography. He adored visiting every game park in Southern Africa.
This tribute of Dr Vic Liebmann includes information about his education and career, scientific contributions and writings, homages and distinctions.
Tribute originally published in VetNews September 2021, the monthly magazine of the South African Veterinary Association