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 (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2017-09)
    Oral presentations: Occurrence and characterisation of big seven Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli serotypes in healthy cattle from cow-calf operations in Gauteng and Northwest provinces, South Africa / Mainga A.O., ...
  • University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science; Van Blerk, Chris; Smit, Janine (2013)
    Samuel Motaung reigns supreme at Nooitgedacht National Championships -- IVF lab on track -- From the Desk of the Dean -- Letters to the editor -- Did you know? -- Endoscopic transcervical insemination: a first for the OVAH ...
  • University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science; Van Blerk, Chris; Smit, Janine (2012)
    Phytomedicine’s Prof Kobus Eloff receives NSTF-BHP Billiton Award -- OVAH acquires two brand new mobile veterinary clinics -- From the Desk of the Dean -- An analysis of the first 100 scientific papers published by the ...
  • University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science; Van Blerk, Chris; Smit, Janine (2015)
    Faculty research promotes environmental stewardship -- New deputy dean appointed for the Faculty -- Message from the Dean Prof Darrell Abernethy -- Skills Laboratory quite an attraction at RuVASA congress -- SAVC accreditation ...
  • University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science; Van Blerk, Chris; Smit, Janine (2015)
    Equine surgery and its challenges -- MOU between Faculty and Wildlife Ranching South Africa -- Message from the Dean Prof Darrell Abernethy -- First black departmental head appointed in the Faculty -- Prof Swan receives ...
  • University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science; Van Blerk, Chris; Smit, Janine (2014)
    New Dean for the Faculty of Veterinary Science -- Message from Prof Gerry Swan -- Prof Groenewald receives Distinguished Member Award -- Aardvark and pangolin research collaboration -- Dr Fafa Malan honoured with Chancellor's ...
  • University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science; Van Blerk, Chris; Smit, Janine (2014)
    Students get practical in the new skills lab -- Make way for the rhino ambulance! -- Message from the Dean Prof Darrell Abernethy -- PhD graduate excels at the annual SAAB conference -- New leader for Phytomedicine Programme ...
  • University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science; Van Blerk, Chris (2017)
    Ensuring better health and proper care for cheetahs in captivity / Louise de Bruin -- New AHS test developed in the Faculty: a boost for South Africa’s international horse exports -- Message from the Dean Prof Darrell ...
  • Sirdar, Mohamed Mahmoud; Blignaut, Belinda; Gummow, Bruce; Fosgate, Geoffrey T.; Mampane, R.L.; Rikhotso, Boetie Oupa; Du Plessis, B.; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Production Animal Studies; South Africa. Agricultural Research Council. Onderstepoort Veterinary institute; South Africa. Dept. of Agriculture and Rural Development; James Cook University. Medical and Veterinary Sciences. College of Public Health (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2016-08-25)
    Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is a controlled (notifiable) disease in accordance with the South African Animal Diseases Act (Act 35) of 1984. In 1996, the International Committee on FMD of the OIE endorsed South Africa’s ...
  • Sakong, B.M. (Bellonah Motshene); Ahmed, Aroke Shahid; Adamu, Matthew; Naidoo, Vinny; Eloff, Jacobus Nicolaas; McGaw, Lyndy Joy; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Biomedical Research Centre; University of Agriculture, Makurdi. Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. Dept. of Pharmacology (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2016-08-25)
    Haemonchus contortus is a major gastrointestinal helminth parasite causing haemonchiasis in production animals. Infections are characterized by fever, anaemia, weight loss and ultimately death. Haemonchiasis is a serious ...
  • 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 ...

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