CALL FOR NOMINATIONS SAVA AWARDS AND HONORARY MEMBERSHIP 2019

Please note that SAVA awards are awarded annually.  Due to the fact that awards are traditionally handed over at the gala dinner at SAVA congresses which only occur every two years, the awards for two successive years will be handed over at each awards ceremony.  Hence, the 2019 awards ceremony will include recipients of both […]

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How to join

In order to become a member and enjoy the benefits, you have to follow these steps: Create an account by going to the register page. Complete all your details on the register page and click on “Create Account” Upon successful registration, you will be redirected to the membership form. Here you have two options: Enter […]

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Compulsory Community Service

The Compulsory Community Service  programme aims to provide accessible and affordable veterinary services in the whole country especially the rural communities. The programme will involve the deployment of newly qualified veterinarians across the entire country and will focus on disease prevention, rendering ambulatory services and providing education especially regarding responsible pet ownership, resource utilization and […]

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What to expect when visiting a Vet

When you call or visit your veterinarian, you can expect to be asked for information about your animal and details of its medical history, especially if this is your first contact with that particular vet. You can expect to receive a fairly accurate estimate of costs for routine procedures such as vaccinations and sterilisation. If […]

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Donations and products

If you would like to support this project, click here  to order shirts. South African Veterinary Association Legal Status Registration No 1901/02020/20 VAT nr 4280104920 BANKING DETAILS FOR DONATIONS: SAVA ABSA Bank Acc: 908 126 8400 Branch code: 63-20-05 REFERENCE: Vet Rhino Fund Donation SAVA Standard Bank Branch Code: 01-12-45 Account Number: 011812095 REFERENCE: Vet Rhino Fund Donation […]

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Workshops

Dealing with rhino poaching as a vet The aim of these workshops are to educate all veterinarians, especially colleagues not routinely dealing with wildlife, on how to deal with a poaching case if suddenly confronted with one. We invite ALL members of the veterinary profession to attend the workshops. Following the success of the rhino […]

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SAVF Rhino Fund – Research

The South African Veterinary Foundation started the Rhino and Conservation Fund in 2009 with a view to raise funds for supporting research in threatened species like rhinos and raising support in the fight against rhino poaching. Initial funds were applied to assisting with the mapping of DNA of all rhinos in Southern Africa. Since then […]

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South African Veterinary Foundation

The South African Veterinary Foundation was founded in 1984 and is a non-profit, Article 21 company (fund raising number 022002390002). The foundation was established to raise money to promote a greater understanding of animals by means of research and an informed public. Tel. +27-12 346 1150/1 Fax +27-12 346 2929 E-mail savf@sava.co.za Website: www.savf.org.za

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SAVA Communicator

Receiving a message from the SAVA has never been easier. Effective communication is critical and a monthly printed newsletter is sometimes not enough. Emails sometimes get deleted by mistake and no matter how impressive our website – you have to go through the motions to visit it. So, how can we communicate effectively with our members? […]

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