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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  • University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science; Van Blerk, Chris (2013)
    New Poultry Disease Management Agency and UP Research Poultry Chair launched in the Faculty -- South African Veterinary Council visitation to the Faculty -- From the Desk of the Dean -- Mesozoic birds studied in the ...
  • University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science; Van Blerk, Chris (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2018-08-23)
    Oral presentations: Topography and splanchnology of the lungs in the African lion (Panthera leo) / Marais C.A., Crole M.R. -- Comparison of thoracic radiological changes with computed tomography in dogs suffering from ...
  • Van Blerk, Chris; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science (2017-10-11)
    In what is known to be a first of its kind, Dr Gerhard Steenkamp and Dr Katja Koeppel from the Onderstepoort Faculty of Veterinary Science in South Africa together with a maxillofacial surgeon, Dr Frits Hoogendijk succeeded ...
  • De Bruin, Louise; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science; Meyer, Martha (2017-09-20)
    Giraffes, like so many species in Africa, are under threat. While scientifically inaccurate cultural beliefs exist which claim that lion bone, rhino horn and pangolin scales have health benefits for humans, certain cultures ...
  • Van Blerk, Chris; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science (2017-10-10)
    The event which took place on 4 and 5 October was organised by the Faculty of Veterinary Science (Department of Veterinary Tropical Diseases) and the Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale of Abruzzo and Molise "G.Caporale", ...
  • Van Blerk, Chris; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science; Nkonyane, Buyisiwe (2018-05-24)
    A SARChI Research Chair has been awarded to Prof Celia Abolnik of the Faculty of Veterinary Science. This is the first Chair relevant to veterinary science to be awarded in the history of the Faculty. Prof Abolnik is the ...
  • Van Blerk, Chris; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science (2018-05-24)
    The Faculty’s Deputy Dean: Teaching and Learning, Prof Dietmar Holm was honoured by the Council on International Veterinary Medical Education (C.I.V.M.E.) who invited him to accept a core member position until March 2021 ...
  • Van Blerk, Chris; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science (2018-05-18)
    An important delegation from the University of Namibia (UNAM) visited the Faculty of Veterinary Science’s Onderstepoort Campus on 17 and 18 May. The delegation was led by the Pro-Vice Chancellor (Academic Affairs) of UNAM, ...
  • University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science; Meyer, Martha (2017-10-11)
    The drug known as carprofen, which was found to be toxic to vultures, belongs to the same family of drugs as diclofenac and meloxicam. In South Asia, the frequent and widespread use of diclofenac to treat cattle and buffalo ...
  • De Bruin, Louise; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science; Molefe, Madikobe (2018-06-20)
    The Faculty of Veterinary Science’s Department of Anatomy and Physiology has taken a simple, but incredibly progressive step towards protecting the health of staff and students by reducing their exposure to human carcinogenic ...
  • Van Blerk, Chris; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science; Swanepoel, Marinda (2017-10-13)
    In what is regarded as a first of its kind, a group of South African veterinarians, together with a maxillofacial surgeon, succeeded in surgically lengthening the misaligned jaw of an adult male chimpanzee. Claude, a ...
  • Chetty, Deborah Jemima; Mitchison, Tyla; Carrim, Uzair; Van Blerk, Chris; Brits, Nydia-lee; Uys, Anja; Adams, Jennifer; Michaelides, Luke; Nsele, Lulama; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science (2018-02-28)
    This is why / Deborah Jemima Chetty -- Primary Horse Care Community Engagement Project / Tyla Mitchison -- VETSCO ventures to Winterveld / Uzair Carrim -- Dr Eugene Machimana receives 2018 EASA Postgraduate Medal: Doctoral ...
  • Smalberger, Mareli; Hollenbach, Elza; Van heerden, Melyssa; Van Wyk, Ivan; Venter, Anke; Smit, Lindi; Greeff, Carrea; Domenico, Samantha; Buongiorno, Fladia; Teffu, Lesego; Machimana, Eugene; Millar, Kenja-Lee; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science (2018-01-26)
    Community education on small scale chicken farming / Mareli Smalberger -- Hluvukani experience / Elza Hollenbach, Melyssa van Heerden, Ivan van Wyk and Anke Venter -- Community engagement in stormy Cape Town / Lindi Smit, ...
  • Naidu, Vianca; Oodit, Sarah; Jacobs, Angelique; Spamer, Stephan; Woychieh, Xanthe; Moosa, Haseena; Holliday, Jozaan; Taylor, Graham; Bopape, Masa; Meyer, Bevin; Basson, Jana; Berg, Roelof; Jordaan, Aninca; Masiya, Motheo; McGee, Vicky; Mootu, Mbapeua; Machimana, Eugene; Di Sibio, Carina; Makgato, Ali; Van Blerk, Chris; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science (2017-11-22)
    Horsing around in Orange Farm / Vianca Naidu, Sarah Oodit, Angelique Jacobs, Stephan Spamer and Xanthe Woychieh -- Rabies prevention, one child at a time! / Haseena Moosa, Jozaan Holliday, Graham Taylor and Masa Bopape ...
  • Styles, Caron; Van Zyl, Joanet; Wright, Jonathan; Reabow, Kaitlyn; Barnard, Marianca; Naidoo, Venecia; Chiloane, Khutso; Botha, Jodi; Van As, Benjamin; Swart, Hermanus; Stadler, Johann; Odendaal, Jeanine; Swanepoel, Cherise; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science (2017-11)
    Community engagement project implemented in collaboration with Edendale primary School / Caron Styles -- Working hand and paw to prevent rabies / Joanet van Zyl, Jonathan Wright, Kaitlyn Reabow, Marianca Barnard and Venecia ...
  • Griessel, Theunis; Bekayeke, Mzwanele; Scheepers, Elrien; Loader, Keagan; Olivier, Bianca; Bulube, Masivuye; Van Aswegen, Philippus; Pepu, Songezo; Christians, Vernon; Els, Andre; Joselowitz, Jordan; Semenya, Karabo; JouberT, Ramoni; Flax, Jayde; Brand, Mareli; Seery, Erin; Van der Westhuizen, Liane; Moola, Muhammed; Coetzer, Annelie; Nel, Johannes; Reddy, Prioshan; Laing, Sinead; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science (2017-09)
    Adventuring with elephants / Theunis Griessel and Mzwanele Bekayeke -- OP Skills Laboratory donate conference bags / Elrien Scheepers -- Using the youth to change a community / Keagan Loader, Bianca Olivier, Masivuye Bulube, ...
  • Sichewo, P.R.; Etter, Eric M.C.; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Veterinary Tropical Diseases; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Production Animal Studies (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2017-09-07)
    A cross-sectional study was carried out in Northern KwaZulu- Natal at the wildlife/livestock interface to determine the prevalence of Mycobacterium bovis infection in cattle using a modified BOVIGAM® interferon gamma ...
  • Wentzel, Jeanette Maria; Camacho, Gerrie C.; Bourn, M.; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Production Animal Studies; Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency; Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency. Manyeleti Nature Reserve; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Hans Hoheisen Research Station (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2017-09-07)
    Small carnivore species might provide the disease link in disease transmission between domestic dogs and apex predators. The objective of this study was to determine the presence of carnivores and prey species on two ...
  • Maboe, Sello J.; Gratwick, W.; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Production Animal Studies (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2017-09-07)
    The immunosuppressive nature of bovine leukaemia virus (BLV) infection is well documented and associated production losses make it one of the most important diseases of cattle, particularly in dairy cows. Any management ...
  • Gelaw, Awoke K.; Cutler, Sally J.; Guthrie, Alan John; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Production Animal Studies; University of East London, UK; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Equine Research Centre; Agricultural Research Council. Onderstepoort Veterinary Research (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2017-09-07)
    Respiratory disease caused by Mannheimia haemolytica is a major economic and welfare concern in the cattle and small stock industry worldwide. Disease occurs due to the interaction of numerous factors, including weaning ...

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