World Veterinary Day

On World Veterinary Day, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and the World Veterinary Association (WVA) pay tribute to the crucial role played by veterinarians in the fight against antimicrobial resistance. This year, the event focuses on the action the profession can take to preserve the efficacy of antimicrobial treatments, which are essential resources to protect human health as well as animal health and welfare. Throughout the day, and all around the world, the many initiatives led by veterinarians to raise awareness on this essential issue in their countries will come under the spotlight.

VNASA

Register now:www.savetcon.co.za Early Bird until 9 May 2017! MEET OUR SPEAKERS: Dr Guy Fyvie Guy qualified as a vet from Onderstepoort in 1995. He worked in private practice, co-owning practices in Akasia and Midrand with his wife. He then took on a role as Regional Sales Manager and Veterinary Business Manager at Hill’s Pet Nutrition.… Continue Reading

What private practitioners need to know about controlled- and notifiable diseases.

Author: T Prinsloo[a] ABSTRACT The prevention, management and control of controlled- and notifiable diseases are the combined responsibility of state veterinarians, private veterinarians and farmer. Isolation and quarantine is used to prevent the introduction and spread of contagious diseases.  This paper explains the differences between isolation and quarantine and sets out the purpose and application… Continue Reading

NOTICE TO TRAINERS

NOTICE TO TRAINERS

Please note that with effect 01 November 2015, the suspension of horses for a first episode of epistaxis has been reduced from 90 days to 60 days. This decision has been made by the NHA veterinary department and approved by the National Board after lengthy consultation with owners, trainers and private practitioners. This will be… Continue Reading

POSITION AVAILABLE

Position available Table View, Cape Town. At least 3 years experience, competent in all soft tissue and emergency surgery, capable of sole charge, excellent medical work-ups, client skills and work ethic. Orthopaedic skills advantageous. SAVA rates, excellent work-life balance. Longterm partnership potential. Email margitta_haacke@yahoo.co.uk Continue Reading

Easy CPD Fulfillment

Download the Vet360 App and manage your CPD logging with ease.  You can also read CPD articles, and complete CPD Multiple Choice questions from your smartphone.  Click here to learn more about the Vet360 App Continue Reading