Veterinary History Society of South Africa

Veterinary History Society of South Africa

The Veterinary History Society of South Africa (VHS) was registered as a Not-for-Profit Company in August 2019, and replaced the SAVA’s Veterinary History Committee (VHC). The VHC had been established in 1995 under the Chairmanship of Dr Basil Pappin, whose drive had led to its formation. Ill-health unfortunately saw him resign in 1996 and he […]

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SAVA Young Members

The SAVA-YMG aims to provide additional support and guidance for members in their first 5 years after graduation. The SAVA-YMG aims to help bridge the gap for those individuals that need an ear to talk to, a helping hand or a friend in a difficult time. We plan to establish practical skills development, a mentor […]

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Wildlife Group

Wildlife Group

          The SAVA Wildlife Group is a special interest association of veterinarians involved with wildlife, and is a diverse collaboration from private practice, conservation bodies, Department of Agriculture, Forestries & Fisheries, as well as from university, diagnostic and research facilities. Please visit our website where you can easily find your preferred wildlife […]

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Welfare

Welfare

Please click here to the SAVA Recommendations to veterinarians for the control and management of feral cats. To view the South African National Standards pertaining to Animal care and Transport please click on the topic below Holding pens for wild herbivores at auction and in quarantine facilities Vehicles for the transportation of wild herbivores by road to […]

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Complementary Veterinary Medicine Group

Complementary Veterinary Medicine Group

        In recent years, there has been a tremendous increase in the interest and demand for complementary therapies for companion animals and horses in particular. This is a world-wide trend, evidenced locally by the steady growth of the Complementary Veterinary Medicine Group (CVMG), which was inaugurated 2000 by only a handful of […]

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Ruminant Veterinary Association of South Africa

Ruminant Veterinary Association of South Africa

What we do           RuVASA (Ruminant Veterinary Association of South Africa) is a special interest group of SAVA (the South African Veterinary Association). Membership is open to all registries of the South African Veterinary Council – please enquire from SAVA on debbie@sava.co.za. Current members are dispersed throughout the country, working as […]

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National Veterinary Clinicians Group

National Veterinary Clinicians Group

What is the National Veterinary Clinicians Group (NVCG)? The National Veterinary Clinicians Group is a subgroup of the South African Veterinary Association representing the interests of companion animal veterinarians in the broader veterinary community. Just like there are vets who have a particular interest in farm animals or vets who specialise in wildlife, so there […]

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Animal Behaviour Interaction Group

Animal Behaviour Interaction Group

CURRENTLY NOT ACTIVE Aims and objectives of ABIG The aim of ABIG is to promote the fields of animal behaviour and human-animal interaction in the veterinary and veterinary nursing professions. The objectives of the group are: To provide a forum for discussion and debate on issues relating to animal behaviour, veterinary behaviour therapy and human-animal […]

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Veterinary Public Health Group

Veterinary Public Health Group

Terms of Reference: To promote the practice and advancement of community health with special reference to veterinary public health as defined in its broadest sense by the World Health Organisation and in particular, the part of public health which uses professional veterinary skills, knowledge and resources for the protection and improvement of human health. To […]

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SA Equine Veterinary Association

SA Equine Veterinary Association

          The South African Equine Veterinary Association (a group of the SAVA) is dedicated to improve the health and welfare of the equid through professional development of its members, providing leadership and resources in matters pertaining to the equine industry. Visit our website: www.saeva.co.za Members enjoy a number of benefits: An annual SAEVA […]

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