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PRETORIA BRANCH – FINALIZED meeting dates 2016

26 April 2016 Interpreting Thyroid and Adrenal Test results Dr Liesel van der Merwe
24 May 2016 Canine Liver disorders Dr Remo Lobetti
19 July 2016 Thoracic wall and pleural disease: trauma, fluid and pneumothorax Dr Charlie Boucher (Surgery Resident – OP)
30 Aug 2016 Pending confirmation
11 October 2016 In house cytology  – masses / organs Dr Emma Hooijberg  (Clin path ECVCP – OP)
29 November 2016 THopracic radiography  – Basics,    positioning and interpretation Dr Lynelle Sweers

The Branch Committee members are:

Dr Frans Pretorius (Chairperson), franspretorius@hotmail.com

Dr Gerna Smit (Deputy Chair), gernabvet@gmail.com

Dr Andrew Comins  ( Treasurer), Andrew.comins@gmail.com

Dr Elrien Scheepers (Secretary and organiser), elrien.scheepers@up.ac.za

New members can attend their first meeting for free as a trial run  – thereafter they will need to pay pro rata for the remainder of the year.


VetHouse  – 47 Gemsbok Ave , Monument park . We start at 7:00 for 7:45 pm and finish at about 9:00pm


The cost of joining the branch is R800-00 per year and this is used to pay for speakers, meals and venue hire. The fee will be applied pro-rata for those joining later in the year.

  1. Once you are a member you will be billed via SAVA with your yearly fee.
  2. To access the talk, attendance registers and CPD certificates, you need to fill in the passphrase. This will be supplied to you as a paid up member for the year. If you do not have it just contact Dr Comins, Dr vd Merwe or Dr Scheepers.
  • You enter this passphrase and then login again in the blocks below  (caps sensitive)
  • The system remembers your passphrase  – connected to your login details and you will not need to enter the passphrase again

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